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by american-pi
Thu Jul 25, 2019 10:34 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Why i had to take back my PI4B.
Replies: 31
Views: 1345

Re: Why i had to take back my PI4B.

Also I don't know what they did in the manufacturing process of the Raspberry Pi keyboard a couple of drops of condensation fell off the cold drink I was enjoying wet into the keyboard around where the o he was and shortly after that the key stopped working. I'm not sure who you guys are marketing t...
by american-pi
Thu Jul 25, 2019 10:11 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Why i had to take back my PI4B.
Replies: 31
Views: 1345

Re: Why i had to take back my PI4B.

Between the 3b+'s. And 12 zero w's The dell 2n1, pretty sure I do have all of that covered including proper 4K playback. All with out missing pi4b. Micro hdmi, 3a usbc psu, 85c temps, poor 4k. I have no crow as I took it back and used the money for actual Solutions. My other raspberrypi products are...
by american-pi
Thu Jul 25, 2019 9:38 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Why i had to take back my PI4B.
Replies: 31
Views: 1345

Re: Why i had to take back my PI4B.

I apologize i was slightly off on my pricing with the 128gb sd card.

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by american-pi
Thu Jul 25, 2019 9:29 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Why i had to take back my PI4B.
Replies: 31
Views: 1345

Re: Why i had to take back my PI4B.

this same sd card get 66 mb/s with my dell's built in sd card reader. and i have been buying these sd card from microcenter for about 4 years, never had a failure, the only issue is when i download CoinJunkie 128gb image it is a little too big as the formatted cap usually varies from card to card. s...
by american-pi
Thu Jul 25, 2019 9:03 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Why i had to take back my PI4B.
Replies: 31
Views: 1345

Re: Why i had to take back my PI4B.

have fun powering a core2duo with 2 watts :)
by american-pi
Thu Jul 25, 2019 9:01 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Why i had to take back my PI4B.
Replies: 31
Views: 1345

Re: Why i had to take back my PI4B.

if you want Linux or Mac os to run good on your x86 hardware. You kind of have to choose the hardware for the os, not the other way around.
by american-pi
Thu Jul 25, 2019 8:50 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Why i had to take back my PI4B.
Replies: 31
Views: 1345

Re: Why i had to take back my PI4B.

I bought this beast of a machine, also has 18.04 LTS and talk about a pleasurable 4k experience!
not to mention a full HDMI and last almost 8 hours on a charge with all day use. installed 128gig ssd! best 19 bucks ever spent!
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by american-pi
Thu Jul 25, 2019 8:44 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Why i had to take back my PI4B.
Replies: 31
Views: 1345

Re: Why i had to take back my PI4B.

This Atom x5-Z8350 is an extremely powerful cpu! https://ark.intel.com/content/www/us/en/ark/products/93361/intel-atom-x5-z8350-processor-2m-cache-up-to-1-92-ghz.html 18.04 LTS was an absolute pleasure to install... the built in On Screen Keyboard is fantastic! -- This thing is FAST!, The touch scre...
by american-pi
Thu Jul 25, 2019 6:49 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Why i had to take back my PI4B.
Replies: 31
Views: 1345

Why i had to take back my PI4B.

a little bit ago i purchased: $45 PI4B 2gb $9 Micro Hdmi cable $10 Raspi USBC PSU $19 Raspi Keyboard $8 sd card 128gb $11 samsung usb fit 32gb usb 3.1 $8 PI4b Case So why did i end up deciding to return this. well I already own about (12) Zero w's I have a 3B+ inside the 7" official screen. With the...
by american-pi
Tue Jul 23, 2019 5:47 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Raspberry Pi 4 PSU
Replies: 11
Views: 949

Re: Raspberry Pi 4 PSU

i just bought this at home depot. $5.88 https://www.homedepot.com/p/CyberPower-3-Outlet-Surge-Protector-2USB-2-4-Amp-400-Joules-6-ft-Braid-Cord-GC306UHD/309469186 white-cyberpower-surge-protectors-gc306uhd-64_1000.jpg this runs my Pi4B great. you can buy USB C cables at the dollar tree all day. Benc...
by american-pi
Fri Jul 19, 2019 6:15 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Raspberry Pi 4 Thread - general discussion
Replies: 947
Views: 112350

Re: Raspberry Pi 4 Thread - general discussion

jamesh wrote:
Fri Jul 19, 2019 10:21 am
This is a great example of WebGL performance on Pi4. Pretty impressive.

https://paveldogreat.github.io/WebGL-Fluid-Simulation/
James that is cool, and preforms beautiful on the Pi4!
by american-pi
Thu Jul 18, 2019 8:15 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: is JB weld good idea to attach HeatSink to 4b ?
Replies: 7
Views: 496

is JB weld good idea to attach HeatSink to 4b ?

just got my heat sinks from aliexpress
trying to figure out what would be the best solution to attach these heat sinks to my pi 4/4gb.

Thanks!
by american-pi
Thu Jul 18, 2019 8:13 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: PI 4 128gb SD card
Replies: 9
Views: 1058

Re: PI 4 128gb SD card

I bought a 128gig SD card. is it just me or is it difficult to re-format a SD card as Fat32 in windozeX ? it came EXfat.... Try to format it, will only let me do is EXfat or NTFS, what about fat32? The pi4b gives me the red flashes of nolife with EXfat and noobs copied over. I had to use gparted in ...
by american-pi
Thu Jul 18, 2019 7:52 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Pi4 Cooling
Replies: 118
Views: 12035

Re: Pi4 Cooling

op, your not the only one experiencing this. I had to return the official case as just opening up a web tab would trigger over temp icon every time. Just got in my heatsinks from aliexpress, heck i am even going to HS the back side of usb2 and usb3 ports! wish the case came with a little fan... i th...

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