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by delicious-pi
Sun May 13, 2012 3:00 pm
Forum: Advanced users
Topic: Ram Heatsinks
Replies: 26
Views: 20292

Ram Heatsinks

With the possibility of overclocking/overvolting, would ram heatsinks be a viable option? There seems to be two types, Copper and Aluminium. Copper is heavier, but has better conductive properties and Aluminium, which is lighter and more suited to our pi's. What are your thoughts? http://i.imgur.com...
by delicious-pi
Sat Mar 17, 2012 12:12 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: SD Card with built-in WI-FI
Replies: 11
Views: 5022

Re: SD Card with built-in WI-FI

<r>riFFraFF said: <br/> <br/> <br/> I recently read an article about the Eye-Fi crying foul.  Seems there's some committee that establishes industry standards for SD media and the recently created a new standard for wi-fi SD devices that left Eye-Fi's existing products out in the cold.<br/> <br/> Th...
by delicious-pi
Fri Mar 16, 2012 3:22 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: SD Card with built-in WI-FI
Replies: 11
Views: 5022

Re: SD Card with built-in WI-FI

<r>If im not mistaken these cards were announced at CES this year. They include a built in wifi module for transferring pictures from say for example a camera, direct to a computer.<br/> <br/> <URL url="http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B00.....B005LFT44M">http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B00.....B005LFT44M</URL...
by delicious-pi
Fri Mar 16, 2012 11:21 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Linux swap partition
Replies: 31
Views: 6800

Re: Linux swap partition

Some really helpful people here, thanks guys. Ian, that post was really imformative, cheers! ill have a look at tool you posted.
by delicious-pi
Fri Mar 16, 2012 10:31 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Linux swap partition
Replies: 31
Views: 6800

Re: Linux swap partition

<t>Being quite new to linux, i have been reading up on terms aswell as other things.<br/> <br/> One thing i have come across is the linux swap partition. As far a i know its a performance booster for the ram department. Read in numerous places that it is good to mirror the amount of ram you have eg....
by delicious-pi
Thu Mar 15, 2012 10:53 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Your drink of choice
Replies: 33
Views: 5337

Re: Your drink of choice

What do you guys and gals drink?

70/30 JD&Coke, Yes the bottle is empty!

by delicious-pi
Thu Mar 15, 2012 10:37 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Which browser do you use?
Replies: 37
Views: 10208

Re: Which browser do you use?

Using chrome on the laptop and ff on the destop

Just a little tip, you guys can opt out of ad tracking by visiting this link

http://www.google.com/ads/preferences
by delicious-pi
Thu Mar 15, 2012 10:30 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: SD Card Benchmarks
Replies: 301
Views: 293697

Re: SD Card Benchmarks

<r>Kernel said: <br/> <br/> <br/> delicious-pi said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Posted from my other thread<br/> <br/> 4GB version of this card<br/> <br/> <URL url="http://www.memorybits.co.uk/sh.....gu46/17800">http://www.memorybits.co.uk/sh.....gu46/17800</URL><br/> <br/> SanDisk 4GB Ultra (30MB/s) SDHC Cl...
by delicious-pi
Thu Mar 15, 2012 10:27 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Bluetooth Dongle £1
Replies: 9
Views: 3460

Re: Bluetooth Dongle £1

JamesH said:


Considering the amount of work/tech involved in a bluetooth dongle, they really are remarkably cheap.

But then you could say that about the Raspi.


We need to get the raspi's produced in the same factory as these!
by delicious-pi
Thu Mar 15, 2012 10:25 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: SD Card Dilema
Replies: 15
Views: 3538

Re: SD Card Dilema

Kernel said:


delicious-pi said:


Through laptop memory card reader




well it is definitely better than the Kingston class 4 I bought




At least your computer can run windows aero
by delicious-pi
Thu Mar 15, 2012 10:22 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: SD Card Benchmarks
Replies: 301
Views: 293697

Re: SD Card Benchmarks

<r>Posted from my other thread<br/> <br/> 4GB version of this card<br/> <br/> <URL url="http://www.memorybits.co.uk/sh.....gu46/17800">http://www.memorybits.co.uk/sh.....gu46/17800</URL><br/> <br/> SanDisk 4GB Ultra (30MB/s) SDHC Class 6 Memory Card<br/> <br/> Through memory card reader on laptop<br...
by delicious-pi
Thu Mar 15, 2012 10:16 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Formatting/Restoring an SD Card?
Replies: 8
Views: 16126

Re: Formatting/Restoring an SD Card?

<r>Kernel said: <br/> <br/> <br/> delicious-pi said: <br/> <br/> <br/> I was in a similar situation to yours a couple of days ago.<br/> <br/> Run the hp disk utility tool and make sure the format is in fat32 and untick the quick format box, returned my card to stock state.<br/> <br/> Tool can be fou...
by delicious-pi
Thu Mar 15, 2012 10:06 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Formatting/Restoring an SD Card?
Replies: 8
Views: 16126

Re: Formatting/Restoring an SD Card?

<r>I was in a similar situation to yours a couple of days ago.<br/> <br/> Run the hp disk utility tool and make sure the format is in fat32 and untick the quick format box, returned my card to stock state.<br/> <br/> Tool can be found here;<br/> <br/> <URL url="http://www.softpedia.com/get/S.....Too...
by delicious-pi
Thu Mar 15, 2012 9:58 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: SD Card Dilema
Replies: 15
Views: 3538

Re: SD Card Dilema

<r>Kernel said: <br/> <br/> <br/> delicious-pi said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Nice find, went for the one in the op and this when it was £5<br/> <URL url="http://www.play.com/Electronic.....oduct.html">http://www.play.com/Electronic.....oduct.html</URL><br/> <br/> Only time will tell.<br/> <br/> <br/> nice...
by delicious-pi
Thu Mar 15, 2012 9:54 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Bluetooth Dongle £1
Replies: 9
Views: 3460

Re: Bluetooth Dongle £1

<t>Jongoleur said: <br/> <br/> <br/> delicious-pi said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Picked this up for a pound from...poundworld. Worth a punt i reckon, have no idea about compatability.<br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> Got a similar one from a different poundshop chain - works ok under Windows, I haven't tried w...
by delicious-pi
Thu Mar 15, 2012 9:47 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Bluetooth Dongle £1
Replies: 9
Views: 3460

Re: Bluetooth Dongle £1

Picked this up for a pound from...poundworld. Worth a punt i reckon, have no idea about compatability.

by delicious-pi
Thu Mar 15, 2012 9:38 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: SD Card Dilema
Replies: 15
Views: 3538

Re: SD Card Dilema

Through laptop memory card reader

by delicious-pi
Thu Mar 15, 2012 9:27 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: SD Card Dilema
Replies: 15
Views: 3538

Re: SD Card Dilema

<t>rmm200 said: <br/> <br/> <br/> I think you got lucky...<br/> <br/> Check the SD performance thread and see how yours measures up.<br/> <br/> We won't know for sure how Class 6 cards do until we have real hardware, but<br/> <br/> certainly the small record read and write times are looking great.<b...
by delicious-pi
Thu Mar 15, 2012 9:21 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: SD Card Dilema
Replies: 15
Views: 3538

Re: SD Card Dilema

<r>Kernel said: <br/> <br/> <br/> I expect it will work fine - it is class 10 cards that have issues<br/> <br/> I ordered: <URL url="http://www.play.com/Electronic.....oduct.html">http://www.play.com/Electronic.....oduct.html</URL><br/> <br/> <br/> Nice find, went for the one in the op and this when...
by delicious-pi
Thu Mar 15, 2012 9:04 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: SD Card Dilema
Replies: 15
Views: 3538

Re: SD Card Dilema

<r>Hello all,<br/> <br/> I recently purchased this card from play<br/> <br/> <URL url="http://www.play.com/Electronic.....oduct.html">http://www.play.com/Electronic.....oduct.html</URL><br/> <br/> But received this one in the post<br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> States class 6 at 30mb/s<br/> <br/> My questio...

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