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http://codecguide.com/download_k-lite_codec_pack_mega.htm

>Updated MPC-HC to version 1.7.13.112
>Updated LAV Filters to version 0.70.2-67-gb13c3
>Updated MadVR to version 0.92.2
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who says mpc is dead?

Also, what even makes a "good" media player? If it opens fast, has no ui/input lag and plays videos properly is there really anything else you could want? At this point it seems like there's little room left to improve
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>>62322945
RIP
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>>62322945
>>62322960
it's not like people made up the whole thing you know, it was all about a changelog message a month ago https://mpc-hc.org/2017/07/16/1.7.13-released-and-farewell/

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So I finally have enough money to upgrade my really old pc setup. Here's what I'm trying to figure out though, in the age of 1440p, 4k and vr, how expensive of a card do I need if my only goal is playing all current and slightly future games at 1080 p on at least high (hopefully ultra)?

My current setup is a i5 3570k, gtx 670 and 16 gb ram, ancient I know.

After a small amount of preliminary research I was thinking of getting the i5 7600k, a new motherboard (kinda lost on this one, but the GIGABYTE G1 Gaming GA-Z170X seems decent enough and can do what I need, but would be open to suggestions here for good but affordable motherboards) and a 1050ti, 1060 or 1070 gpu.

the 1050 is so affordable and still has double my current vram, and the 1070 is so expensive but seems like it'd last me quite a while.

Also is 16gb enough these days? I upgraded to that a while back since it was cheaper.

Open to suggestions on cpu as well if anyone thinks I'm aiming too high or low for my needs on that.

tldr: upgrading pc, getting motherboard, cpu and gpu, what do I need to be able to play current and somewhat future games on high/ultra 1080p.

thanks in advance guys
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>>62322907
>Gayming
>>>/v/
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>CPU
Get the I5 8600k coming out next month.
>Motherboard
Z370 is just rebrand of Z270. Research Z270 boards and get the Z370 version you like.
>GPU
Due to cryptotards everything below a 1080 is a bad value. Buy the cheapest non-blower 1080 you can get for 1080p max.
>RAM
16 gigs is all you need for gaming for a long time.
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>>62322907
1060 is good enough for 1080p gayming on high/ultra settings. Try to find a cheap one on eBay and Craigslist (don't get the single fan versions). EVGA usually has B-Stock sales for refurbished 1060s, and I got one for $229 weeks ago. The condition is good when I revived it. If you're getting a CPU now, Ryzen 5 1600 is a perfect buy. Coffee Lake is coming out in Nov/Dec this year, but it won't support your mobo since it's a different socket. You'll have to wait for benchmarks to make a decision.

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In light of the recent de-platforming of the stormfags and
other recent incidents it is clear that the future of free
speech is on shaky ground.

The stormfags are considering becoming their own registrar
but that is no better solution, because they are as big of assholes
as the people that booted them off the internet.

We need to prepare for the inevitable and build our own alt
root DNS system to bypass the tyranny of ICANN and the registrars.

requirements:

1. any TLD can be registered and no fucks given .mylittlepony .faggots .ihatejews
2. TLD's are not owned
3. TLD's should not conflict with existing TLD's on normie net
4. ???

reply suggestions or criticisms.


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alternative_DNS_root
https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc2826
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What's going to stop someone from brute-force registering TLDs if there's no barrier to entry?

Even if they just pick up a ton of the most popular ones and then people have to use randomized strings to reach content they want them that's kinda shitty.
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>>62322916
well TLD's are not owned if someone registers ilove.nazi someone else could register ihate.nazi
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>>62322916

We have ZeroNet as a pretty well formed alternative, and with its 10MB standard limit it encourages people to be courteous with how they treat other people's hard drive space and bandwidth. 1MB = 200pages of plain text.

>but muh social media and videos

Stop being a brainlet.

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Why do normalfags dislike thinkpads?
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normalfags have jobs and can thus afford quality products
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>>62322669
they don't
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Normalfags typically don't have opinions on other people's computers.

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Hello /g/ - I require you to perform a simple ABX test. Use whichever equipment you have: contrary to popular belief, a shitty equipment may be affected more by a shitty mp3 than real monitor headphones.

About ABX tests:
>https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ABX_test
>http://wiki.hydrogenaud.io/index.php?title=ABX

Cross-platform software:
>http://lacinato.com/cm/software/othersoft/abx
(Windows goys may use http://www.foobar2000.org/components/view/foo_abx )

I'm shipping three FLACs.
One of these is the source file.
One is derived from an MP3, obtained from the source. Relevant switches:
 -m j -V 1 -q 0 --lowpass 22.1 -b 128 -Y -F

One is derived from an M4A, obtained from the same source. Relevant switches:
 --afterburner 1 --bandwidth 18000 --profile 2  --bitrate 224k


To minimize cheating I've chopped off higher frequencies (AFTER encoding). Please don't cheat.
Post results.

https://my.mixtape.moe/bwoesf.zip

(tripcode will be used only once to post solution and then released)
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welp bumping just once with doggo
go, doggo

personally I believe I'm able to tell the difference between the original and the other two, even if I can't distinguish mp3 from m4a
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>>62322245
forgot doggo
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>>62322268
Kill yourself reddit.

explain to me as calmy as possible why i shouldnt buy this monitor

https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B00PXYRMPE/
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For that price why not get a 16:9 4k Dell monitor?
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>>62321786
>IPS
>21:9
>Curved
>Speakers
it's meme shit
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>>62321815
my 1070 wont run a 4k monitor very well i dont think my boy hmm???

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I don't know the reason but looking at this i'm finally convinced that MS is scared. I don't know if it may be the recent statistics about the usage of linux increasing by 100% in just a few months or the fact they finally realized that the desktop is not the only profitable market and that in fact is shrinking, along with the fact they have either not being able to force their monopoly or that they have directly fail hard in any other market.

Read this and laugh, and no, you'll not convince me this is not an sponsored article:
http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/forget-linux-use-windows/

For anyone with more than half brain: look at him and laugh.

Normally it should not be sensible to point the finger that way to a company, the problem is that MS already has a BIG record on using this kind of tactics.

http://www.stratigery.com/msft.shilling.html
http://cosmicpenguin.com/linux/MICROSOFTS_WAR_AGAINST_LINUX.html
http://furiousfanboys.com/2013/06/microsoft-caught-astroturfing-reddit-to-praise-xbox-one/
http://techrights.org/2007/11/23/astroturfing-microsoft-examples/

What? will you say that this links are a but of bullshit? ok, but at least it contains sources and i don't think it has any more bullshit than the other article.

Also remember when MS tried it's best to deter people from buying chromebooks?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TjQhYBKInwo

A few years later now they are trying to push Windows S, can they be more pathetic? Seriously, if there's an actual MS shill here please deliver the message that they need to work hard into making better products instead of trying to cripple the competing solutions with lock-ins and similar tactics. They already destroyed their reputation at this point and it's becoming harder to clean it with ads.
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>>62321561
you are retarded m8
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TL;DR
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I truly respect the Linux developers who contributed their time on something extraordinary like this. You never know that the kernel you write will be the biggest threat against a company such as Microsoft, decades later. A big toast for my friends who believed in the libre software, cheers!

Void or Arch ?
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>>62321526
Void because no systemd
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Real simplicity or simplicity for the devs?
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>>62321526
Depends on what you're trying to do with them.

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Wait For Raven Ridge Thread

Where the FUCK is it, AMD?

This Bristol ridge processors are NOT what we need.
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>>62321441
Vega is not ready yet.
It causes all the delays.
Well, probably.
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Holiday season.
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>>62321581
I keep seeing this posted, but never really any source or reassurance that it will come this holidays

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Best Linux distribution for security? I plan to use Epic browser for added security.

>Am newb
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>>62321112
Fedora with the matching DISA STIG policies implemented.
https://iase.disa.mil/stigs/os/unix-linux/Pages/red-hat.aspx
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>>62321112
against who? NSA?
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>>62321112
Qubes

But is it worth it?

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Can we discuss the ever increasing number of generals on /g/?
It's starting to get out of hand; the entire first page at times is nothing but generals.
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It helps consolidate shitposts.
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>>62321012
we need an anime general
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It's fine, they've been around for years and never got any worse than where they are at now

Previous >>62308649


>Not sure what private trackers are all about?
The mission of /ptg/ is to promote the highest possible standards of tracker service by providing members with opportunities for professional development, by recognizing technical competence through examinations and by advancing the interests of its members.

>Have a question?
FAQ https://pastebin.com/hrXxMHs9
WIKI https://wiki.installgentoo.com/index.php/Private_trackers

Use >>>/g/ptg as a link to find the /ptg/ thread.

Remember the following:
>Staff occasionally read these generals and have posted here before.
>This is a thread for educational purposes only. Don't offer or ask for invites.
>Staff may pretend to be normal users asking for invites and when you invite them, they ban you for inviting strangers.

News

Your Waifu is trash and is dead
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asuka a shit
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>Everything is going great in the private tracker scene
Yes
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You're supposed to wait till page 10 you neophyte weeb.
>Captcha: SCHOOL STOP

Sup lads? I'm a civil engineering student and although I have a decent desktop, it turns out I need a portable computer for a workshop where Civil 3D is used.
I looked for T410s and T420s but they're at minimum 350 bucks and 430 bucks respectively, as I live in South America where everything is more expensive. I also found a Dell E6410 for 250 bucks but it has a 540M processor. A friend of mine used to have a 530M and it sucked.
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>>62320655
Dell Latitude E65XX or the Dell Precision model of the same year. You'll get XX30 specs at XX20 price if you give up the Thinkpad brand.

I also like it since Dell doesn't have hardware DRM like XX30 series.
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>>62320655
>unironically considering a botnet special
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>>62320808
>muh botnet
beggars can't be choosers m8
>>62320804
thanks, I'll look those up
do you think a 2nd gen i5 would be enough?

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>>62320490
in the image are "reflectacles" which look like pic related
I want something that will produce a similar effect and not make me look like a dweeb
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>>62320490
smear shit on your face, it's free and it looks like chocolate
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>Buy SSD off Amazon
>Use same day delivery
>"Being delivered by Lasership"
NO, FUCK. Why does Amazon use this meme company?
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>>62320022
>Lasership
Quick rundown?
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>he does not understand same day delivery
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>>62320036
Possibly the worst delivery company, ever. They steal your shit, they don't deliver your package on time, if you live in an apartment they leave your package outside the building, among other things. Just Google their Yelp and you will see how terrible they are.

>>62320046
I do though but Amazon didn't always use this shit company. I used to get my same day delivery by FedEx and it was fucking fantastic. Now I get Lasership and that other garbage company who I would still vastly prefer over fucking Lasership. I hate it, I'm cancelling my Prime sub.

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