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About cykarushb

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  1. Avatar Typing and Talking

    Have you done a client disable? Go to Advanced > Show Debug Settings and type in playChatAnim and set it to False Then type in playTypingAnim and set that to false too
  2. Performance with R9 390X

    Man and i thought my Intel 8086 at 8.16mhz was slow.
  3. Performance with R9 390X

    I honestly got no idea why you'd be getting 15-25fps, your specs are phenomenal for SL, especially that 4820k. Ive got a Athlon 5350 and integrated R3 graphics and the thing handles SL on medium settings at 1080p to get similar results. You're not running in a ridiculous resolution or something are you? 390x should handle 4k but you'd probably see those framerates on any settings in 4k due to vram limits in some viewers. When running SL, monitor your CPU and GPU usage to see whats going on. The 4820k will be hardly used because SL doesnt really take advantage of multiple cores that well, but your GPU should be seeing a solid 50% usage on max settings. Otherwise i suggest just testing a variety of different GPU driver versions. I would also recommend upgrading from Windows 7 SP1 to something newer, 7 is nice and all, but with 8.1/10 you get a lot of more modern features for the LGA 2011 platform that will benefit CPU performance.
  4. I always find series names fun. Sandy Bridge, Ivy Bridge, Broadwell, Haswell, that weird Devils Canyon thing, Skylake, Kaby lake, Coffee lake, up next is Ice Lake i think? AMD is weirder, they name everything after construction equipment. Piledriver, Bulldozer, etc. Except for the odd random offshoots that dont get those names, like the APU's, such as my athlon 5350 which is "kabini". Their graphics cards get a whole load of weird naming schemes too, scroll down to Features Overview: To tl;dr my previous post. 8700k isnt worth it, there is no future upgrade plan on z370, wait for the next generation or buy into AM4 now
  5. Modem/Router suggestions?

    Its not a super router, these kind of projects are home routers and they do a good job at that. And enterprise equipment is just consumer pats in a fancy case. Once you get out of ultra small proprietary devices, rackmounts and lager desktop/"closetboxes" are just standard PC components inside. Costs me less than 100$ total, though granted many people may not have a spare HDD lying around or anything like that. But the most expensive component is finding a mini itx case you like, mines in a Cooler master Elite 110, which is 30 bucks. A combo of an ECS Kami-l and the sempron 2650 was around 40$, 2gb stick of ddr3 i got off craigslis for 5 bucks and the PSU was a similar story. Network card was found on newegg for 10$ with a coupon during a sale, normally only 35$ though so not bad, and the HDD as i said i had lying around. Ubuntu server is free. It also doesnt take much messing around at all. Since it such a simple build its very easy to get up and running, ubuntu server is very easy to install, as is pfsense. It holds a decent 1200-1300mbps down and 900-1100 up for sabrinas PC, though she has a dedicated network card and im using integrated where i hold ~700/450 It performs vastly better than our comcast router did, and our previous hodgepode of random network equipment on a decent netgear c3700. I never said i was a professional. i know what hardware offloading is, and its not complicated, this is why you use SOC platforms like AM1 for these kinds of things, as everything is integrated in hardware onboard the processor, its not emulating the network i/o, it has its own separate network chipset. This is also a moot point when you take into account a dedicated network card, which is itself "hardware offloading". Why replace the whole thing when you can change from a 1gbps network card to a 10gbps one for cheaper Ive messed around with it, its not particularly stable, i used pfsense specifically because of its large community backing and good stability You keep pushing this thing and linked me off to the edgerouter site for their explanation of hardware offloading, you sound like youre shilling for ubnt. Like, very poorly advertising almost. For a home router option, if your current router isnt enough, which for 99 percent of people whatever your ISP gives you is fine, then you need to move to one of two things: 1) Very high end routers like a whole household google network system, a netgear nighthawk of some sort or one of those ASUS ROG "gaming routers", which despite being a networking meme, do perform very well 2) A home built network box, theyre very effective at their job and can cost a decent bit less then high end network solutions. If you need more than that you need something beyond just a home router anyway.
  6. Your performance benefit is going to be minimal for SL. Because SL doesnt really take advantage of multiple cores that well, you're not gonna see the benefits of 6 cores over 4[]=2275&cmp[]=2565&cmp[]=3098 Note the extremely similar single thread rating. The 8700k's big score boost is that it has two more cores, but not much of anything else. Your best bet for a performance upgrade is an overclock if you havent already. I would not suggest upgrade to coffee lake, its a dead end platform. Intels next big thing is supposedly going to be a 10nm process, and whatever new processors are made in 10nm will not physically work in Z370 LGA 1151 boards. Even if they did release yet another skew on the same architecture as Coffee Lake in the future, the performance benefit of going from the 8700k to whatever the new top end would be, would also be incredibly minimal. I suggest looking into AMD Ryzen 7 series stuff if you want things like DDR4 memory and more pcie lanes, m.2 and all that. That has a bit more of a future with Zen2 intended to be released on AM4 and work with existing X370 chipsets. Also the term is Ghz, not gig. Gig refers to gigabytes for memory, Ghz is giga-hertz, a measurement of clock speed.
  7. Ya say that but we all know what happened to Google Glass. AR is cool but the actual uses are pretty slim. I think only doctors really use it as basically a HUD for their patient's stats like blood pressure and all that when doing surgery.
  8. to elaborate more on what bigmoe said, its not that SL's user arent running powerful PC's, its that VR is not a pleasant experience at under 120fps you get motion sickness super fast at even 60fps, and even the toppest of top tier PC's generally struggle to get over that in SL my girlfriend/roommate has a PC that makes mine look like a relic from 1987, and i own a relic PC from 1987, but that thing is packing high end render hardware and whats currently a top of the line workstation CPU, and at the best in places like social island she can maybe push 140fps in very crowded areas or complex sims she drops to 70-90, and with any kind of VR headset that wouldnt be pleasant at all you can use almost any VR headset in a similar mode to how mouse movement works, meaning if you were in first person in SL your head rotation would be like rotating in SL, and im sure you could bind the controllers to movement keys and everything
  9. Modem/Router suggestions?

    Its very easy to do, you can also just buy a prebuilt AM1 system from someone and load up pfsense on it, drop in a network card. The sempron 2650 uses roughly 7w of power on under 25% load, up to 19w on its max with a 25w tdp. Including the motherboard, HDD and other components in the system the thing draws like 25w from the wall under its usual load and maxes at maybe 40w. Which out here anyway, means it costs a grand total of 26$ a year to run. Which is not a lot of money. Its not an old PC, its not powerful hardware, but im not running my network on a 140W Pentium D or anything. "Designed to do network routing", let me tell you about processors, theyre all based off the same thing, they all do the same thing, theyre all just transistors interpreting math. Embedded systems, similar to routers, are just very weak computers designed for basic tasks, like ATM machines or car wash terminals or home routers. They are not specifically designed from silicon to run networking applications any better. More powerful hardware runs it better. Even something like a Celeron J1800 integrated board with its max tdp of 10w will outperform the edgerouters entire lineup. They are 500mhz Dual Core MIPS architecture processors, they run very niche software but its not anything special. Id also like to note that even the Lite is a 7w unit at its base, and the larger units draw up to 60w. These are very weak little machines, they are not meant for a lot. They are cheap and effective and thats what matters. But bulding your own router off of an integrated SOC platform like AM1 or Celeron J's is a way better option if you want decent performance. The slightly higher cost of power running these incredibly low wattage systems is negligible when its a difference of maybe 5-10$ a year running on its average load. Its not a matter of DIY, its a matter of getting better network performance, control and depending on what you go with, a future upgrade path. While AM1 only has 4 pcie lanes, if you have one of the microATX boards with 3/4 pcie slots, you could pack all 3 or 4 with dual/quad gigabit cards to expand as you need, upgrade from the 2650 to an athlon 5350, increase the storage to as far as two sata headers will take you If you really wanted you could turn the thing into both a router and a home server. For anyone who knows how to work with PC's, doing something like this with a spare bit of cash is always a good idea.
  10. Modem/Router suggestions?

    Protip: build your own router Ours is running ubuntu server and pfsense, its just a Sempron 2650 on an ECS Kam1-l board with 2gb of ram and a dual gigabit ethernet card from rosewill, spare 30gb HDD i had lying around for storage Total cost was like under 100$ for new parts and it outperforms the box comcast gave to us.
  11. Looking for a clear desciption.

    Can someone tl;dr this for me, trying to read through this mess is getting kind of confusing. 1) I know nudity in an M rated sim is fine as long as its non-sexual, I.E. nude beaches 2) I did not know that child avatars were allowed anywhere near these places? Let alone nude child avatars? Im not sure i agree with that kind of thing even if LL says so, i dont think a child avatar should be anywhere other than G rated spaces.
  12. This speaks for a lot of things. I once had underwear that worked great with my avatar. A rare find. I didnt think much of them because they were just regular mesh underwear, nothing special. Until i discovered they totally had click interactions that werent listed on the store page, making a very embarrassing scene as some 2 day old dude started messing with them in SI.
  13. A good example of rules from a private land owner. And a bit concerning as someone who doesnt wear underwear ever due to lack of caring about trying to find fitting underwear.
  14. Its a bit of a gray area, no adult objects or content should be visible obviously, but i think as long as you're all covered, its all good. Ive seen women go around with nothing but their underwear and be fine, as far as what SL considers safe, thats probably fine, but many individual G rated places may have more strict rules above that involving shirt/pants/skirt over underwear. Its also different depending on what kind of avatar you have. Human avatars generally have to wear clothes, while those of us with furry avatars technically dont, but again thats also up to the rules of the space owner themselves. As long as you have underwear there isnt an issue with your skirt. As high cut as it may be, i dont think anywhere would have a problem with it and unless someone specifically asks you about it, you should be able to go to any G rated place without Linden staff source consequences. But once more, land officers of a private G rated space may not approve, its up to them.