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For Sale – Gaming PC components…Case, MB, Processor & Power Supply

My son has upgraded his PC and now the following parts are for sale:-
Corsair Graphite 780T in white – Excellent condition and power dusted with most screws included.
Full specs here: Graphite Series™ 780T Full-Tower PC Case
Comes with all the included fans. This is a big case! SOLD

EVGA 650W Gold 80 plus semi modular power supply. In excellent working order and dust free. £55 – This has been put on hold whilst I decide on PSU for new build.

Intel I7 8700K processor in original box. Not OC’d. Price drop £290

Gigabyte Z370 Aorus Ultra Gaming MB LGA 1151.

Has one minor bent pin which worked caused no problems. £120

All items are boxed and prices exclude delivery..

Photos to follow…

Location
Near Bluewater Kent
Price and currency
£55-320
Delivery cost included
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Tech giants aim supercomputers, clouds at finding a COVID-19 cure

Hoping to speed research that results in a COVID-19 cure, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy has launched a consortium of high tech, academic and government agencies that will work in concert on a number of projects coordinated by IBM and the Department of Energy.

The technology heart of these projects will be over a dozen or more supercomputers, most notably the IBM Summit system housed in Oak Ridge National Laboratory. IBM had already been working with the Lab’s researchers along with the DOE and the University of Tennessee (UT) to narrow down from 8,000 to 77 the number of compounds that are likely to bind to what is called the main “spike” protein of the coronavirus.

“Those 77 compounds are now being investigated with classical chemistry and biology techniques are being examined by people at Oak Ridge and University of Tennessee,” said Dave Turek, vice president of HPC and cognitive systems at IBM. “This is the power of accelerating discovery through computation.”

But the newly formed COVID-19 High Performance Computing Consortium (HPC), which includes 14 members, will largely build on the work IBM, Oak Ridge and UT had done. Other tech companies in the group include AWS, Google Cloud and Microsoft.

“What we are bringing together is a very broad public-private partnership to provide COVID-19 researchers from around the world with access to the world’s most powerful high-performance supercomputer resources that can significantly advance the pace of scientific discovery in the fight to stop the virus,” said Paul Dabbar, undersecretary for science at DOE, in a media briefing on Tuesday.

Dabbar added that all researchers are invited to submit COVID-19 research proposals to the consortium via the online portal, which will then be reviewed and matched with computing resources from all the participating public and private partners.

The consortium members working with the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and the DOE will have access to 16 systems with 330 petaflops, 775,000 CPU cores and 34,000 GPUs. IBM and the national labs will offer their computing resources for free.

Tech companies aim to lower COVID-19 test costs

Earlier this week, AWS unveiled a new diagnostic development unit that will work with 35 business partners to create a less expensive test for the COVID-19 virus. The company said it will pour $20 million for those customers working on diagnostic tools. The intent of the effort, called the AWS Diagnostic Development Initiative, is to strengthen collaboration among customers that will be funded with AWS “in-kind” credits and technical support.

AWS officials added that the program will not support administrative workloads in terms of running everyday IT operations, but added the program is open to all medical researchers and privately held companies that also will have access to AWS research workloads and diagnostic development tools.

“We’re proud to support this critical work and stand ready with the compute power of AWS to help accelerate research and development efforts,” said Teresa Carlson, vice president of worldwide public sector at AWS, in a prepared statement. “Working together, government, business and academic leaders can utilize the power of the cloud to advance the pace of scientific discovery and innovation and help combat the COVID-19 virus.”

AWS has something of an ulterior motive in launching the program as Amazon needs significantly more COVID-19 tests for its workforce and mammoth warehouses to keep the e-commerce part of the business up and running.

The AWS initiative comes on the heels of programs from Google Cloud and Microsoft. Like IBM, Microsoft launched a program that offers free high-performance computing resources to other vendors and organizations working to develop test kits and vaccines for COVID-19. The company’s AI for Health program makes grants available that ensures access to the company’s Azure cloud along with high-performance computers.

Google Cloud has established a 24-hour incident response team that will stay in constant contact with the World Health Organization, and Google’s senior leadership team in order to make vital decisions about its offices spread around the world.

Private-public alliance key to finding a COVID-19 cure

Some analysts and consultants are encouraged by the newly formed consortium, along with the AWS initiative, saying it is a much-needed step in the right direction.

IBM and the government, which have 20 computing data centers … have open access to look for vaccines and other cures through simulation and analysis… maybe technology gives us all a better chance to get through this.
Frank DzubeckPresident, Communications Network Architects

“IBM and the government, which have 20 computing data centers, are now set up to have open access to look for vaccines and other cures through simulation and analysis,” said Frank Dzubeck, president of Communications Network Architects, consultants in Washington, D.C. “And along with the AWS announcement addressing another important issue — inexpensive and quick testing — maybe technology gives us all a better chance to get through this.”

The goal of the IBM-DOE led consortium is to pool the supercomputing capacity under all 14 of the partners in the consortium and offer “extraordinary supercomputing power” to scientists, medical researchers and a number of government agencies, said Dario Gil, director of IBM Research.

“So, now we have to work with the consortium partners to evaluate proposals from researchers around the world for the projects that could have the most immediate impact,” Gil said.

Among the 14 members of the COVID-19 HPC Consortium are academic institutions MIT and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; national laboratories that include the Argonne National Laboratory, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (which houses IBM’s Sierra supercomputer, the second fastest computer in the world), Los Alamos National Laboratory and Sandia National Laboratories; and NASA and the National Science Foundation, among federal agencies.

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For Sale – Dell 9370 i7 FHD, Dell 7590 i7 UHD touch

Dell 9370 (white deck/keyboard mod – rare!)
i7 / 16Gb / 512Gb / FHD SKU
Warranty 13/2/2020 w/Amazon
Excellent condition
Brown box with PSU
£700incl.

Dell 7590
i7 9750H / 16Gb / 512Gb / UHD with touch / Nvidia GTX 1650
Warranty 1/2021 w/Dell
XPS packaging (not a refurb)
As new condition
2 x PSU
£1300incl.

Alienware m15 r1 (silver lid)
i7 8750H / 16Gb / 256Gb / GTX 1070 MaxQ / FHD 144Hz
Premier warranty until 3/2022 w/Dell
Refurb packaging
Excellent condition
£1075incl.

The 9370 I’ve had a while but is now not needed due to arrival of a 7390 2in1. The 7590 I love (gaming is surprisingly good now Dell have fixed the throttling issues with latest firmware and a 125mv undervolt helps wonders also) but it’s not getting enough use due to my m15r2. The m15r1 has been my portable gaming console but also pushed out of favour since arrival of the m15r2.

Pics to come. I’m on holiday from Sunday so if anything takes your fancy dont hang around.

Cheers!
Adam

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For Sale – Dell 9370 i7 FHD, Dell 7590 i7 UHD touch, Alienware m15 r1 GTX 1070

Dell 9370 (white deck/keyboard mod – rare!)
i7 / 16Gb / 512Gb / FHD SKU
Warranty 13/2/2020 w/Amazon
Excellent condition
Brown box with PSU
£700incl.

Dell 7590
i7 9750H / 16Gb / 512Gb / UHD with touch / Nvidia GTX 1650
Warranty 1/2021 w/Dell
XPS packaging (not a refurb)
As new condition
2 x PSU
£1300incl.

Alienware m15 r1 (silver lid)
i7 8750H / 16Gb / 256Gb / GTX 1070 MaxQ / FHD 144Hz
Premier warranty until 3/2022 w/Dell
Refurb packaging
Excellent condition
£1075incl.

The 9370 I’ve had a while but is now not needed due to arrival of a 7390 2in1. The 7590 I love (gaming is surprisingly good now Dell have fixed the throttling issues with latest firmware and a 125mv undervolt helps wonders also) but it’s not getting enough use due to my m15r2. The m15r1 has been my portable gaming console but also pushed out of favour since arrival of the m15r2.

Pics to come. I’m on holiday from Sunday so if anything takes your fancy dont hang around.

Cheers!
Adam

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For Sale – Silverstone Fortress mini FT03 case with PSU

Selling this beautiful and top quality case as I needed a white one for the living room. Excellent condition. Will include the PSU (SFF) as these are expensive and the new HTPC has an external brick. Although I have the original box, manuals etc I would prefer collection but could post if you arranged a courier.

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For Sale – Dell 9370 i7 FHD, Dell 7590 i7 UHD touch, Alienware m15 r1 GTX 1070

Dell 9370 (white deck/keyboard mod – rare!)
i7 / 16Gb / 512Gb / FHD SKU
Warranty 13/2/2020 w/Amazon
Excellent condition
Brown box with PSU
£700incl.

Dell 7590
i7 9750H / 16Gb / 512Gb / UHD with touch / Nvidia GTX 1650
Warranty 1/2021 w/Dell
XPS packaging (not a refurb)
As new condition
2 x PSU
£1300incl.

Alienware m15 r1 (silver lid)
i7 8750H / 16Gb / 256Gb / GTX 1070 MaxQ / FHD 144Hz
Premier warranty until 3/2022 w/Dell
Refurb packaging
Excellent condition
£1075incl.

The 9370 I’ve had a while but is now not needed due to arrival of a 7390 2in1. The 7590 I love (gaming is surprisingly good now Dell have fixed the throttling issues with latest firmware and a 125mv undervolt helps wonders also) but it’s not getting enough use due to my m15r2. The m15r1 has been my portable gaming console but also pushed out of favour since arrival of the m15r2.

Pics to come. I’m on holiday from Sunday so if anything takes your fancy dont hang around.

Cheers!
Adam

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Watch Communications and Microsoft announce partnership to bring broadband internet to Indiana, Ohio and Illinois – Stories

Deployment of technologies, including TV white spaces, is expected to cover more than four million people in the region, including 815,000 people in rural areas currently without access to broadband

REDMOND, Wash. — July 9, 2019 — On Tuesday, Watch Communications and Microsoft Corp. announced an agreement aimed at closing the broadband gap, and the rural digital divide in particular, in the states of Indiana, Ohio and Illinois. The partnership is part of the Microsoft Airband Initiative, which is focused on extending broadband access to three million people in rural America by July 2022.

The FCC reports that more than 21 million Americans lack broadband access. According to Microsoft data, 162 million people across the United States are not using the internet at broadband speeds, including approximately 17 million people in Indiana, Ohio and Illinois. Watch Communications will deploy a variety of broadband connectivity technologies to bring these areas under coverage, with an emphasis on wireless technologies leveraging TV white spaces (e.g., unused TV frequencies) in lower population density or terrain-challenged areas to achieve improved coverage. The areas expected to benefit include 50 counties in Indiana, 22 counties in Illinois, and most counties in Ohio.

“Every person deserves the same opportunity. But too often and in too many places, these opportunities are limited by where people live and their access to reliable and affordable broadband access,” said Shelley McKinley, general manager, Technology and Corporate Responsibility, Microsoft. “Microsoft is working across the country to close this gap. We’re partnering with Watch Communications to improve broadband access in Indiana, Illinois and Ohio and build on the incredible work being done by state and local leaders on this issue on behalf of their citizens.”

“Public-private partnerships, collaboration and understanding local initiatives are key to enabling connectivity success. Providing rural broadband can be difficult, so working as a team to solve the digital divide requires partners. We are excited to partner with Microsoft on this initiative,” said Greg Jarman, chief operating officer, Watch Communications.

Improved connectivity will bolster economic, educational and telehealth opportunities for everyone in the region, and could be particularly impactful for this region’s farmers. Together, Indiana, Illinois and Ohio account for more than $38.5 billion in agricultural value, with all three ranking in the top 16 states by agricultural output, according to the USDA. With broadband access, farmers can take advantage of advanced technologies such as precision agriculture which can help better monitor crops and increase yields.

In addition, Watch Communications and Microsoft will work together to ensure that once connectivity is available, people know how to use it and can get the training needed to fully participate in the digital economy, access educational opportunities and access telemedicine.

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State by State View

Indiana

This is Microsoft’s first Airband Initiative deployment in Indiana. The need for improved connectivity is acute — the FCC broadband mapping report shows that more than 673,000 people in Indiana do not have access to broadband, and Microsoft data suggests that more than 4.3 million people are not using the internet at broadband speeds in the state. The partnership between Watch Communications and Microsoft is expected to cover more than 1 million Hoosiers, more than 440,000 of whom are people in rural areas that are currently unserved.

Watch Communications was a recent award winner of funds from the FCC to extend broadband services in Indiana. As a result, Watch Communications has been working with Indiana counties to develop the deployment approach that best meets the needs of the local communities. In addition to broadband, Watch Communications has been working to use its network to design an IoT network to serve Indiana businesses.

This also builds on Microsoft’s presence in Indiana. Last October, Microsoft and the Markle Foundation announced the launch of Skillful Indiana, focused on bringing investment, training, tools, and innovative methods to support workforce development in the state. In addition, the Hope FFA chapter in Indiana was recently awarded Microsoft FarmBeats Student Kits, which will help FFA students develop essential digital skills for precision agriculture and IoT technologies.

Ohio

Watch Communications was a recent award winner of funds from the FCC to extend broadband services in Ohio. As a result, Watch Communications has been working with Ohio counties to develop the deployment approach that best meets the needs of the local communities.

“You can’t be a part of the modern economy or education system without access to high-speed internet, and we are taking steps in Ohio to extend broadband to those who are underserved across the state,” said Lt. Governor Jon Husted. “Thank you to Microsoft for being among the leaders on this and for being willing to consider innovative solutions to help extend opportunity to people in Ohio who need it.”

This is Microsoft’s second Airband Initiative deployment in Ohio, following an August 2018 agreement between Microsoft and Agile Networks. The need for improved connectivity is acute — the FCC broadband mapping report shows that more than 621,000 people in Ohio do not have access to broadband, while Microsoft data suggests that more than 6.9 million people are not using the internet at broadband speeds in the state. The partnership between Watch Communications and Microsoft is expected to cover approximately 2.5 million people, more than 288,000 of whom are people in rural areas that are currently unserved.

This also builds on Microsoft’s presence in Ohio. Microsoft’s TEALS program is helping to deliver computer science education to Ohio students. In addition, the Arcadia FFA chapter and Triad-OHP FFA chapter in Ohio were recently awarded Microsoft FarmBeats Student Kits, which will help FFA students develop essential digital skills for precision agriculture and IoT technologies.

Illinois

This is Microsoft’s second Airband Initiative deployment in Illinois, the first being a September 2018 agreement between Microsoft and Network Business Systems to bring broadband internet to people in Illinois, Iowa and South Dakota. The need for improved connectivity is acute — the FCC broadband mapping report shows that more than 680,000 people in Illinois do not have access to broadband, while Microsoft data suggests that more than 6.6 million people are not using the internet at broadband speeds in the state. The partnership between Watch Communications and Microsoft is expected to cover more than 275,000 people, more than 80,000 of whom are people in rural areas that are currently unserved.

About Watch Communications

Founded in 1992, Watch Communications is an Internet Service Provider (ISP) using a combination of fixed wireless and fiber technologies to serve residential and business customers throughout Ohio, Indiana and Illinois. Watch Communications began as a wireless cable TV provider and expanded service offerings in 1998 to include Internet. Since its creation, Watch Communications has focused on unserved and underserved small and rural markets.

About Microsoft

Microsoft (Nasdaq “MSFT” @microsoft) enables digital transformation for the era of an intelligent cloud and an intelligent edge. Its mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more.

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Microsoft Media Relations, WE Communications for Microsoft, (425) 638-7777, [email protected]

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Note to editors: For more information, news and perspectives from Microsoft, please visit the Microsoft News Center at http://news.microsoft.com. Web links, telephone numbers and titles were correct at time of publication, but may have changed. For additional assistance, journalists and analysts may contact Microsoft’s Rapid Response Team or other appropriate contacts listed at http://news.microsoft.com/microsoft-public-relations-contacts.

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For Sale – KINGSTON FURY WHITE 32GB (2X16GB) DDR4 PC4-19200C15 2400MHZ DUAL CHANNEL KIT – Brand new

FURY WHITE 32GB (2X16GB) DDR4 PC4-19200C15 2400MHZ DUAL CHANNEL KIT

This kit was used for a day before I decided to go back to 16GB RAM so it’s barely had any use at all. These kits are £330 new so I am asking £295 including special delivery

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Asus VX24AH IPS 1440p monitor for sale

The monitor is in perfect condition, it is fully boxed

I can’t see any stuck pixels on the monitor and backlight bleed doesn’t seem to be an issue

I’m asking £120 for a quick sale, but may consider close offers if you’re a serious buyer

SOLD

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Payment method: Bank transfer
Location: Stoke on trent
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For Sale – KINGSTON FURY WHITE 32GB (2X16GB) DDR4 PC4-19200C15 2400MHZ DUAL CHANNEL KIT – Brand new

FURY WHITE 32GB (2X16GB) DDR4 PC4-19200C15 2400MHZ DUAL CHANNEL KIT

This kit was used for a day before I decided to go back to 16GB RAM so it’s barely had any use at all. These kits are £330 new so I am asking £295 including special delivery

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Asus VX24AH IPS 1440p monitor for sale

The monitor is in perfect condition, it is fully boxed

I can’t see any stuck pixels on the monitor and backlight bleed doesn’t seem to be an issue

I’m asking £120 for a quick sale, but may consider close offers if you’re a serious buyer

SOLD

Price and currency: £Various
Delivery: Delivery cost is included within my country
Payment method: Bank transfer
Location: Stoke on trent
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Prefer goods collected?: I have no preference

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For Sale – KINGSTON FURY WHITE 32GB (2X16GB) DDR4 PC4-19200C15 2400MHZ DUAL CHANNEL KIT – Brand new

FURY WHITE 32GB (2X16GB) DDR4 PC4-19200C15 2400MHZ DUAL CHANNEL KIT

This kit was used for a day before I decided to go back to 16GB RAM so it’s barely had any use at all. These kits are £330 new so I am asking £295 including special delivery

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Asus VX24AH IPS 1440p monitor for sale

The monitor is in perfect condition, it is fully boxed

I can’t see any stuck pixels on the monitor and backlight bleed doesn’t seem to be an issue

I’m asking £120 for a quick sale, but may consider close offers if you’re a serious buyer

SOLD

Price and currency: £Various
Delivery: Delivery cost is included within my country
Payment method: Bank transfer
Location: Stoke on trent
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