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WARNING: DO NOT UPGRADE your TI-83 Premium CE or TI-84 Plus CE to OS 5.5.1 and higher. It removes all compatibility with most games and removes ASM/C programming! DOWNGRADING IS IMPOSSIBLE. BE WARNED! Likewise, do NOT update your TI-Nspire CX past OS 4.5.0, else using Ndless and ASM/C programs will be impossible.

What's your computer specs? (+what electronics do you have)

Started by CKH4, January 18, 2015, 03:36:37 pm

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A little while ago it took my laptop like 4 hours to boot after it froze while updating so I had to hard shut down when it was updating. Luckily it still worked though.

I didn't know that ti prevented downgrade on the 84+ series, which OS did they start on?


They tried to; but they didn't actually do it :P
(not sure why, maybe DJO knows it)
Legends say if you spam more than DJ Omnimaga, you will become a walrus...

DJ Omnimaga

It started on calcs that had Boot code 1.03. But BrandonW wrote a tool called Epicfail that lets you replace it.


Quote from: CKH4 on February 04, 2015, 01:59:26 am
Its so bad in win 8, it won't even let you turn off auto update.

There is a way actually to do it. I found it and I've done it, but I can't remember how I've done that ><
Windows is always like "butttt whatttttt  get my update back !" but I don't listen him  :P

DJ Omnimaga

IIRC, on Windows XP you could turn off the nagging every 5 minutes to reboot, but you had to do it on every reboot. I wonder if this is the same on other Windows OSes? Also, another annoying thing about Windows is how it loves to steal window focus. I downloaded a program for XP that fixed that once, but then it stopped doing anything. I'll need to check if such program exists for Windows 7. TI-Connect and ESPECIALLY, ESPECIALLY TI-Nspire Student s***ware are particularly bad about that.


One of my professors is selling me his old computer (since my comp had a hard drive failure recently and it's old).

It has:
-Intel i7 950 CPU
- Nvidia GTX 470
-6 GB of DDR3 RAM
-1 TB hard drive
-Gigabyte X58A-UD3R Motherboard

Some parts are a bit dated, but it's much, MUCH better than my old computer.

DJ Omnimaga

What generation of i7 is it? I got the same amount of HDD space and 8 GB of RAM, but I bought it in February 2010.


I think it's 1st generation. The Intel site lists it under "previous generation." It's one of the components I'm gonna update when I get the chance. I'm gonna go for a newer CPU, a GTX 980, and some more RAM once I get the funds.


I built a sort of medium system about 6-months back - FX-8350 octa-core, 16GB RAM, AMD 290X graphics. My old system was about 7 years old (quad core phenom) so this one handles things a fair bit easier :).


Fx-8350 you say? Quickly, overclock it to 8.5 Ghz
Withs some nitrogen cooling  :P.
Also, that 290x would run a few particles on my
Fbo particle system, you should check it out :)
Legends say if you spam more than DJ Omnimaga, you will become a walrus...


I thought that amd got a 4300 to 9ghz. The most I'll ever try when I assemble my build is 4.5GHz even though I've heard it can handle 5 easy. (Processor is 8350)

Edit. Nope it was actually an 8150 that made it to a clock speed of 9062 mhz


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You'd like have to take it into outer space and it would still need cooling after that.


My specs:

Motherboard: ASUS Maximus VI Hero (Z87)
CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K @ 3.4GHz (with stock cooler, planning to upgrade cooler)
GPU: AMD Radeon HD 6950 (planning to upgrade the thing soon, probably a GTX 970)
RAM: 6GB of Kingston ValueRAM @ 1333MHz
Storage: 120GB OCZ Agility 3 SSD, 1TB Samsung Spinpoint F3 (sucks!), 1TB WD Blue WD10EZEX
PSU: OCZ ModXStream 700W (planning to change to a more silent, lower capacity PSU)
Case: Fractal Design Define R5 (black, window)

Mouse: Logitech G502 "Proteus Core"
Keyboard: CoolerMaster Storm QuickFire TK (Cherry MX Blue)
Monitor: Samsung SyncMaster T220 (1680x1050, might upgrade some day), some Dell 17" 1280x1024 secondary

OS: Windows 8.1

Acer Aspire 6930
CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo T5800 @ 2.0GHz
GPU: Nvidia GeForce 9600M GS
Storage: 2 x 320GB 5400RPM

OS: Arch Linux


I'd upgrade the ram too, corsair vengeance is what I've got but faster speed ram is getting much cheaper, $60 for 8gb for 1600, $70 for 8gb 1866.

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