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Macbook Pro 2016 for iOS Development?

I'm looking to buy a new Macbook to do Web, Android, and iOS development. I now from experience that web development is not an issue as I'm currently developing on my 2011 Macbook Air with 4GB RAM. I ...
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Memory compatibility [closed]

A few years ago I bought a hp ProBook 6470b. It had decent specs, and looked pretty cool. I've been running Linux on the machine for quite a while now, and have started to notice some slowdowns. The ...
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Question if I have a dedicated or integrated graphics card and what is the difference? [closed]

as the title says. I just want to ask if I have a dedicated or integrated graphics card and what is the difference? And also, what are your suggestions on: Should I upgrade my RAM? or Should I ...
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Is dual-channel memory or PCIe NVMe SSD more important for overall performance? [closed]

I am currently looking for a new 14" notebook and I'm choosing between the Dell E7470 and the Lenovo T460s. (Unfortunately I cannot post links to these due to <10 reputation.) Other differences ...
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Lenovo Z50-70: possible upgrade

I have a Lenovo Z50 laptop and I play games like NFS and DOOM. I also run some simulations using Octave. CPU: Core i7-4500 RAM: 8GB HDD: 1TB 5400rpm I am looking for upgrading my laptop with ...
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CPU (or IC) recommendation for independent use (without PC components) for Speech recognition and computer vision over Wifi

I have been doing some hands on in AI and Computer Vision lately (using OpenNLP, OpenCV, etc). All these experiments were done on my PC (Intel dual core 8GB DDR2). But, now I want to use some ...
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need a workstation for a memory-bound application as cheap as possible

I am working on a project that needs a huge amount of memory about 512GB. The processor is not very important and can be an Intel Xeon v3 3.4GHZ. Is it possible to build a computer with this amount ...
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NUC like PC for 64 GB RAM

I'm very happy with Intel's NUC series. I don't do gaming but I need to run memory intensive applications (testing our SAP application + running SQL server). From the NUCs I saw, the maximum supported ...
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Which is best RAM for me to buy(since there are two different costing which another seller gave)? [closed]

I have my Laptop Toshiba Satellite C640, I got 2GB RAM and was searching for an upgrade of 4GB on Amazon. When I checked on Amazon there were many and enquired about few with Amazon. A seller shared ...
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Hardware Configuration required to run Multi Node Hadoop on a Laptop

I am looking for a laptop which can withstand Hadoop multi node installation Sqoop queries. Db's like Oracle or MySQL Eclipse IDE for JAVA. Documentation work(MSWord,MSExcel,MSPowerpoint). VMWare ...
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Dedicating RAM to video card [closed]

Not sure if this is the best forum for this. If it is not, can you point me in the general direction of the best one? I would like to play a video game that needs 1GB of dedicated RAM to the ...
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Is this memory compatible with this motherboard?

I would like to buy new memory for my PC desktop. My ASUS motherboard model is P8H61-M LE/BR. I've got the following information in the ASUS site: 2 x DIMM, Max. 16GB, DDR3 1333/1066 Hz Non-ECC, Un-...
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Motherboard for DDR4 2400+ MHz

I am preparing to buy a new desktop PC as the old one is 8 years already and not really upgradable. I see there are DDR4 modules running at 2133MHz and others running at 3200 MHz. However, I have ...
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Mini-PCIe card to read RAM of a device

In a security assessment, the following statements were given: Threat: Spoof a device and modify RAM to add program code and change data. Skill: Simple training of a unskilled person Since an ...
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What kind of 8GB RAM Stick works with the Lenovo S210 Touch?

I would like to upgrade my Lenovo S210 Touch from 4 to 8GB of RAM. I never did this before and I'm not sure what kind of RAM I need to buy. I think it needs to be a 8GB stick of DDR3L-SDRAM. Overview:...
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DDR4 memory for HP ZBook Studio [closed]

I am currently looking at buying a HP Zbook Studio with an Intel Core i7-6820HQ, and I am looking at buying RAM separately. The best option on the HP website is 32 GB 2133 DDR4 SDRAM (2 DIMM) (...
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First time PC Desktop build for budding designer/developer [closed]

I'm looking to self-build a PC that will last at least 4-5 years without needing upgrading. I will be looking to dual-boot Windows and Linux, run Adobe CS programs from Photoshop through to After ...
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Deep learning machine with largest number of gpu and xeon cpu sockets

I am planning to build a very high end deep learning machine with as many Xeon or i7 CPU cores and as many Titan X GPU cards as possible on a single motherboard. So what is the maximum limit for this? ...
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Flashdrive Compatiable for BADUSB use [duplicate]

What is the best and cheapest flash drive that's most likely going to work to turn into a "BadUSB" BADUSB I believe the controller must be Phison but I can't find anything for under 40$ My issue is ...
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Gaming laptop with 16GB RAM for around €1500?

I would like to buy laptop which is good for playing modern games (of 2015, and for 2016 which are coming), multitasking (video editing and internet usage) and excellent for multimedia (HD videos ...
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I have DDR2 ECC RAM but want to find a compatible server

I have the following type of spare 64GB RAM DDR2 ECC 4GB 2Rx4 PC2-5300P RAM PC2-5300P-555-13-ZZ This came with IBM System X3850 M2 which had issues so didn't work as expected What I am looking ...
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Additional SSD for MSI GE62 APACHE PRO?

I am planning to get the MSI GE62 Apache Pro 15.6 FHD i7-6700HQ 8GB 1TB GTX970M 3GB laptop. I also want to get an extra 128GB of SSD (so I'll have a hybrid of 1TB HDD + 128GB SSD). The problem is ...
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I need a different CPU cooler

I am sitting here with the following specs: Case: Sharkoon REX8 Value Edition Black Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970-UD3 CPU: AMD FX-8320 CPU cooler: Thermalright Macho 120 When I first ordered my ...
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Recommended hardware upgrade for Editing/Gaming PC [closed]

Looking to upgrade my Computer which is used for Gaming, Image editing, Audio capture, Video editing & Recording. Current hardware: Processor: Intel Core i7-4771 Quad Core Socket LGA 1150 ...
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Deciding on PC upgrade path

I will understand if this is off-topic, I couldn't really understand the rules, but I saw some similar questions. I'll delete this if you consider it to be off-topic. This is my current PC: ...
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Which is more likely to give the bigger performance boost, i5 to i7 or HDD to SSD? [closed]

This might be comparing apples to oranges, but I know that one of these most likely gives a user a greater performance gain. If given the chance to only have one: Which is more likely to give the ...
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Notebook that supports 32 GB RAM

I'm searching for a notebook that supports 32 GB RAM. You can recommend one or multiple (all notebooks with 32 GB RAM support you know) devices. I have already tried to find something by myself, but ...
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Memory standards and Overclock [closed]

When I am looking at the memory standard specification of motherboard, almost every number except 2133 has a asterisk next to it indicating "overclock". I've never done any overclock in my life so I ...
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Will an SSD and more RAM increase VM performance?

I have a macbook since December 2011. This is my configuration: MacBook Pro (13-inch, Late 2011) Processor 2.4 GHz Intel Core i5 Memory 4 GB 1333 MHz DDR3 Graphics Intel HD Graphics 3000 384 MB I ...
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RAM compatibility and recommendation

A few weeks ago, I asked a question for a graphics card recommendation, here What I'm planning to buy is: Processor: Intel i7 6700k, GPU: 2x (SLI) 980TI, Motherboard: ASUS Z170-A ATX Now I need to ...
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My gaming build - any suggestions? [closed]

Before you ask why I would spend around $800-850 dollars on a pc, it is just for a video. I'm not actually buying the parts. (Though I wish I could build it; as I never got to before) I'm making ...
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X99 2011-v3 Motherboard and 128 GB DDR4 RAM Compatibility

I have a question about a motherboard and RAM compatibility. MSI X99A XPOWER AC LGA 2011-v3 Intel X99 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.1 USB 3.0 Extended ATX Intel Motherboard and CORSAIR Dominator Platinum 128GB ...
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What should I buy? (RAM Chips)

I have a Windows Vista Home Premium PC. It needs 2 new RAM chips, but I do not know what I should get. Does anyone know what is under $100 and is really good? More PC info Windows Vista Home Premium,...
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DDR4 memory - which one to choose

For the build MSI Z170A GAMING PRO (Z170 3xPCI-E DDR4) Intel i5-6500 3.20GHz 6MB BOX A-DATA 240GB 2,5'' SATA SSD Premier SP550 Monitor: Eizo FlexScan S1901 (1280 x 1024) GeForce GTX960 4096MB 128bit ...
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What's the Most Amount and Fastest RAM into an Apple MacbookPro 13" non-retina

I'd like to know two things: - Max amount of RAM and - quickest RAM that goes into a MacbookPro current (2015 second half) version which I believe is called 2012 version. I went to www.crucial.com ...
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Avoiding rowhammer when buying DDR3 RAM

Is it possible to get DDR3 memory that's not affected by rowhammer? ECC is reportedly not a full fix and not viable since the boards I'm looking at don't support ECC anyway. I've seen claims that, ...
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Which would make a greater difference? Extra CPU or RAM?

I am building a PC specifically for programming. I mainly use Android Studio and Eclipse which are both quite heavy programs. This is why I would like to get a better CPU / more RAM. Which of the ...
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Current DDR3/DDR4 RAM Motherboards

I know of motherboards which will allow both DDR3 & DDR4 formats to be used, this would allow me to use DDR3 for a time, then in the future upgrade to DDR4. My real question is, what ...
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Potential upgrade suggestions

Currently I have a desktop running Windows 10 with the following parts seen here: CPU Intel Core i7-3820 3.6GHz Quad-Core Processor; Motherboard ASRock X79 Extreme4 ATX LGA2011 Motherboard;...
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SODIMM: 1.3Vdc vs 1.3V [closed]

I am in need of some memory for my incoming Brix Pro. The spec sheet says it only accepts 1.3Vdc DDR3L. A quick shop around and I've found 1.3V DDR3L SOMDIMMs which have better timings versus 1.3Vdc. ...
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1066MHz vs. 1333MHz memory speed: how much will it impact a POV-Ray workload?

I'm planning to get a new (2nd-hand/refurbished) system for rendering large POV-Ray scenes. I'm using very large bitmaps as bump map and colormap. I'll usually be running multiple POV-Ray processes at ...
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RAM recommendation for Android Development [closed]

I am developing an Android app and have a couple physical devices, however to maximize compatibility with user's potential devices I want to run virtual machines. Currently I have 8 GB's of RAM and ...

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