Computers - Software Hardware : How Much Do You Know About Your Computer

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How Much Do You Know About Your Computer?

  1. 1 - i know nothing

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  2. 2 -

    1 vote(s)
    9.1%
  3. 3 -

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  4. 4 -

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  5. 5 -

    3 vote(s)
    27.3%
  6. 6 -

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  7. 7 -

    2 vote(s)
    18.2%
  8. 8 -

    2 vote(s)
    18.2%
  9. 9 -

    1 vote(s)
    9.1%
  10. 10 - i know everything

    2 vote(s)
    18.2%
  1. Destee

    Destee destee.com STAFF

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    Peace and Blessings Family,

    On a scale of 1 to 10, with 1 knowing nothing, and 10 knowing everything ...

    how much do you know about your computer?

    I think i'm about a 5 ... i've been inside of it ... can add some basic things ... know the difference between hardware and software, but couldn't build a computer from scratch.

    How about you ... where on the scale does your knowledge of computers fall?

    Please vote in the poll above.

    Thanks.

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    Destee
     
  2. Gorilla

    Gorilla Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    For the machine I'm on, I'd say about a 7. It's a little homegrown Sempron 140 with 2GB of RAM using onboard video, audio, and lan. It's currently still running Arch Linux which taught me a bit about the configuration of a modern Linux distro, but I could use a bit of a deeper dive. I guess I'll have to complete Linux From Scratch and the rest of APUE to really get a good feel for things.
     
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    I answered 5,because beyond the general hardware and software,I have no clue .For example,I don't don't how many stages my CUP has to give me the clock speed I have, or how they will handle overclocking. I've seen some clocks locked. Maybe because as processors get faster as engineers pack more hardware onto each chip,clock speed seems less important for system performance.

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    MS234 Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    I know you should NEVER put ALL YOUR TRUST in one.
     
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    I'm just being the devil's advocate..But don't we at times put all of our trust in computers.When we get on this site we fully trust that we are getting on a pro black site owned and ran by a sista. We don't think twice this could be ran from Kelispel Idaho,or some home in Germany where the person is some throwback from the days of Hitler.

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    when i turn it on it lights up......which is more than i can say for my girlfriend
     
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    Gorilla Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Did you try installing the ListenToHerDay service pack?
     
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    she is not accepting any downloads......
     
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    I'm decent :).
    I used to design and secure enterprise systems ....
     
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    It has been getting more and more difficult to know the software for years. Partly because they are making bloated crap and partly because the documentation is terrible.
     
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