MSI X570-A PRO H86 BIOS

MSI took down the earlier beta BIOS images before posting H86 beta. Updated AMD AGESA ComboAm4v2PI 1.0.0.2 The remaining components of the BIOS seem to have been unchanged. The AGESA 1.0.0.2 is primarily to support older processors on the X570. AGESA 1.0.0.6 has been slowly finding its way into motherboards but its unknown if MSI... Continue Reading →

HALO: MCC SLOW GOING

While Halo 3 has been tested out for an extended period, it has been over 7 months that only 3 of the set of games has been delivered. Yesterday's comments did not get specific with even an estimate of release. So far for Halo: MCC all that we have is: ReachHalo: Combat EvolvedHalo 2 Halo... Continue Reading →

DESTINY 2 SUNSETTING

Destiny 2 is offered as a free to play game with DLC for those who want to play more difficult ares. Players have to spend a lot of time grinding to get their skills up and to accumulate improvements for their character. This is standard for role playing games. Sunsetting in Destiny isn't new, it's... Continue Reading →

WHAT TO DO ABOUT SATA

SATA has been around since the D915PGN system I was using several machines ago. Since then SATA has been bumped up in speed twice to its current 600 MB/s speeds. SATA was originally designed to replace the old EIDE hard disk standard. SATA is actually register compatible. Eventually LBA was developed to cope with the... Continue Reading →

WINDOWS 10 V 2004 NOW 7% INSTALLED

According to research data from AdDuplex, an Internet data research agency, as of June 29, 2020 some 7% of PC devices with Windows 10 have installed Windows 10 May 2020 update version. Given that Redmond has been slow to roll out updates, many have elected to install Windows 10 version 2004 fresh. Only a very small number... Continue Reading →

USB 2.0 INTERNAL HUBS

Modern motherboards have increasingly been short on USB headers. For example a rear bracket with 4 USB ports has been available for years. Today however the bracket has largely given way to USB cards which are actually less expensive. Most recently USB 3.0 PCIe cards have largely replaced the older USB 2.0 PCI cards. Still... Continue Reading →

DEAD FORUMS

With the introduction of MySQL, in 1995, almost immediately developers started to take advantage of it. Before long however, malicious development ensued that ended up with a vast wasteland of damage. Hard disks in 1995 were comparatively small in capacity. Before Windows 95 was released I was using a 540MB Maxtor hard disk which was... Continue Reading →

GOT THE RTX 2080

After rotting away at Customs the postal service sent it to me via air frieght. I actually called the CRA to inquire about why my delivery was degraded to 4th rate parcel when I paid for expedited. The EVGA RTX 2080 Black Edition is now third tier for gaming cards after the introduction of the... Continue Reading →

MOVED TO 9TH ON AMD FORUM

I have now reached 9th overall on the AMD forum. This represents a big accomplishment demonstrating my technical abilities. From this point onwards the climb upwards will be slower. The top leader has 201507 while I have 37794 so I have a long way to go. I did all this quite quickly as I rose... Continue Reading →

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