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Some videos coming soon to my Youtube Channel! (June 1, 2018)

Some videos coming soon to my Youtube Channel! (June 1, 2018)

Hi everyone,

This is a quick post to tell you that I’m currently editing some videos which I’ll upload to my YouTube channel at https://youtube.com/c/moisescardona.

Videos include some unboxing videos as well as some technical videos for the tablets which I talked about some days ago.

Here’s a sneak peek 😁:

HP Stream 8 old battery

Be sure to keep an eye in my blog!

Doing some cable management to my Tablet mining rig

Doing some cable management to my Tablet mining rig

Hi everyone,

Today, I spent some time in the morning doing some cable management to the area where I have my mining tablets:

Tablets Cable Management

Those tablets are contributing to distributed computing projects that runs using the Berkeley Open Infrastructure for Network Computing software, which is also available for Android devices, so my Android tablets are currently contributing to the [email protected] project and to World Community Grid if there’s no yoyo tasks available for them.

You can see I made use of the holes there to pass the cables and have a cleaner area. I’m also using some Aukey 5-port charging hubs to provide power to them. It works excellent. Also, you can see the router at the left which provides wifi to the tablets.

That’s all for this post. I hope this inspires you to do some cable cleanups 😁

The AMD Ryzen 7 2700X Unboxing and installation, + AMD Wraith Spire cooler

The AMD Ryzen 7 2700X Unboxing and installation, + AMD Wraith Spire cooler

Hi everyone,

In this post, I’ll like to show you the pictures and videos of my shiny new AMD Ryzen 7 2700X CPU which I received yesterday:

AMD Ryzen 7 2700X - 1

The AMD Ryzen 7 2700X is the newest CPU in the AMD Ryzen family, along with the 2600, 2600X and 2700. This particular CPU has a base speed of 3.7Ghz and can boost up to 4.3Ghz. It also comes with the new AMD Wraith Prism cooler, which you can see at the final parts of this post.

The box:

Here are the pictures of the box:

Unboxing:

This is the unboxing video I made of this CPU. Hope you like it!

CPU Installed:

I’m using my current ASUS B350M-A to use this CPU. Before installing it, I updated the BIOS to version 4008. Then, I swapped the old CPU with the new one:

AMD Ryzen 7 2700X - 6

I then placed the included AMD Wraith Spire cooler:

AMD Ryzen 7 2700X - 7

It looks really awesome when we turn it on!

AMD Ryzen 7 2700X - 8

Watch the RGB lighting in action!

Performance:

I’m really impressed. Running BOINC in this is really fast. The CPU runs at 4.00Ghz most of the time. I haven’t seen it go up but neither down. It is running at 3.95-4.00Ghz:

AMD Ryzen 7 2700X - 9

The project ODLK1 takes about 20 minutes or less to crunch a workunit per thread. This is an improvement from some 30 to 40 minutes it took with the AMD Ryzen 7 1700 stock speed CPU:

AMD Ryzen 7 2700X - 10

Video editing is also fast with this new CPU:

AMD Ryzen 7 2700X - 11

Please note that I’m running this CPU as is and I don’t plan on overclocking it. I’m very satisfied with it and hope it works excellent for me in all my daily tasks!

That’s all for this post and I hope you enjoyed it!

AMD Ryzen 7 2700X shipped!

AMD Ryzen 7 2700X shipped!

Hi everyone,

This is another Status Update regarding my soon-to-arrive AMD Ryzen 7 2700X processor.

It has been shipped yesterday night, and it is expected to arrive tomorrow 😁

AMD Ryzen 7 2700X Shipped

I can’t wait to install this CPU. Today afternoon, I will apply the newest BIOS to the motherboard to have it ready for the brand-new CPU.

Stay tuned for more about this new CPU, unboxing, and installation!

AMD Ryzen 2700X is coming!

AMD Ryzen 2700X is coming!

Hi everyone,

I have preordered the AMD Ryzen 7 2700X CPU to upgrade my AMD 1700 build. This will provide me a better performance increase as I’m running the CPU at stock speeds, up to 3.20Ghz.

The AMD Ryzen 7 2700X CPU runs at 3.7Ghz base speeds with Precision Boost going up to 4.3Ghz. It is a very nice speed boost compared to my 1700 CPU and considering I was overclocking it to 3.6Ghz, but I had to reverse it because of stability issues.

As far as the motherboard, new X370 boards are expensive, at $200+, so I’ll keep using my B350M which cost only $70 dollars when it was released. If new B450 boards are released, then I may consider upgrading it. The benefit of getting a new one is that I will then be able to run 2 AMD Ryzen machines for a total of up to 16 Zen cores and 32 total threads.

AMD Ryzen 7 2700X

Now, I don’t expect to receive this on Friday, but who knows! Last year this was a total pain. First, I received my AMD 1700 CPU and some weeks later I received the motherboard. I hope this time the CPU actually gets released the 19 and Amazon has enough stock to ship it to me.

I’ll keep you all updated!

The JET-5608AK DDR4 SODIMM to DIMM Adapter

The JET-5608AK DDR4 SODIMM to DIMM Adapter

Hi everyone,

Some time ago, I purchased the JET-5608AK SODIMM to DIMM Adapter. What this does is convert a SODIMM RAM module into a DIMM module. SODIMM is the RAM used on laptops, while DIMMs are the RAM used in Desktop computers.

JET-5608AK DDR4 SODIMM to DIMM Adapter - 1

Unboxing:

The product came in a very simple box:

JET-5608AK DDR4 SODIMM to DIMM Adapter - 2

And opening it shows just the SODIMM to DIMM adapter very well protected:

JET-5608AK DDR4 SODIMM to DIMM Adapter - 3

The front of the device can be seen at the start of this posts but here it is again:

JET-5608AK DDR4 SODIMM to DIMM Adapter - 1

And the back of it:

JET-5608AK DDR4 SODIMM to DIMM Adapter - 4

Product usage:

I’m going to use this with an 8GB Samsung SODIMM DDR4 module from my laptop:

JET-5608AK DDR4 SODIMM to DIMM Adapter - 5

This is the front of it with the RAM inserted:

JET-5608AK DDR4 SODIMM to DIMM Adapter - 6

And the back:

JET-5608AK DDR4 SODIMM to DIMM Adapter - 7

Inserting the module in the machine:

I’m going to use this module with an ASUS B350M-A motherboard and an AMD Ryzen 7 1700 CPU. I currently have 32GB of RAM in it. Using this would raise it to 40GB as I’m using an 8GB Samsung DDR4 SODIMM module:

JET-5608AK DDR4 SODIMM to DIMM Adapter - 8

But because some machines have compatibility issues, I’m placing the RAM alone:

JET-5608AK DDR4 SODIMM to DIMM Adapter - 9

But…

It didn’t work.

That’s right. This module is NOT compatible with this motherboard or CPU, it seems. Even when placed alone or with the other RAM modules, the machine refused to boot. This could very well be the BIOS or can be the CPU itself not supporting SODIMM modules. After all, this CPU was released before the mobile AMD Ryzen CPUs were released.

Some people have got this adapter to work on their machines. You can read one of such reviews in Newegg, and there is a Reddit discussion of it over here.

Anyway, the adapter is not expensive and it was worth getting it to see if it would actually work. It would have been nice to use spare DDR4 SODIMM modules with my desktop.

Hope you enjoyed reading this post and be sure to follow me for more tech stuff!

All photos were taken using a Samsung Galaxy S9+.

Unboxing Anker PowerLine USB 3.0 to USB-C cable

Unboxing Anker PowerLine USB 3.0 to USB-C cable

Hi everyone,

Today, I’d like to show you my unboxing video of the Unboxing Anker PowerLine USB 3.0 to USB-C cable

This is a cable that allows you to use your USB-C devices at USB 3.0 speeds when connected to a USB 3.0 port and assuming that the device is USB 3.0/3.1 Gen 1-capable. If the USB-C device works only at USB 2.0 speeds, then, this cable will allow USB 2.0 speeds only. Still, it’s a better cable to get as, for example, the Samsung Galaxy S9+ comes with a USB-C to USB 2.0 cable (hence the reason I got this cable), so this cable will allow you to experience the fastest transfer speeds when using a USB 3.0 port.

Here’s the video. Hope you enjoy it!

You can buy this cable on Amazon here.

If you liked it, please like the video and subscribe to my YouTube channel 😁

Thanks for watching!

Unboxing WGGE USB-C to USB-C 3.1 Gen 1 High Speed Cable

Unboxing WGGE USB-C to USB-C 3.1 Gen 1 High Speed Cable

Hi everyone,

Today, I’d like to show you my unboxing video of the WGGE USB-C to USB-C 3.1 Gen 1 High-Speed Cable

This is, as the title says, a USB-C to USB-C cable. It’s perfect to use them with other USB-C devices like computers who has USB-C ports or chargers supporting USB-C cables. They provide the best connectivity because there is no conversion between plugs going on. Also, USB-C provides Power Delivery, which may be unavailable when using other types of USB cables.

Here’s the video. Hope you enjoy it!

You can buy this cable here.

If you liked it, please like the video and subscribe to my YouTube channel 😁

Thanks for watching!

Unboxing Anker USB-C to Micro USB Adapter

Unboxing Anker USB-C to Micro USB Adapter

Hi everyone,

Today, I’d like to show you my unboxing video of the Anker USB-C to Micro USB Adapter.

This is a simple adapter that let us use our Micro USB cables with our USB-C devices, as the tech word ditches Micro USB in favor of USB-C. This way, we can continue using our Micro USB cables instead of the more expensive USB-C.

Here’s the video. Hope you enjoy it!

Buy this adapter on Amazon here

If you liked the video, please like it and subscribe to my YouTube channel 😁.

Thanks for watching!