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I keep some backups at Box.com in the form of 250 MB 7Zip files. My current internet provider is mobile phone hotspot, so it's ... spotty. I figure that there is some app that can help this by somehow continuing the connection, etc., until the download is complete.
While many other instruments have lefty models, I've never heard about a lefty piano and doubt whether there is such a thing. It could be argued that lefties have an advantage on a piano since the left hand is responsible for rhythm. Think about it, left handed guitars are basically reversed so that the dominate hand is handling the rhythm while the right hand is responsible for the melody.
Finally found a way to run the WWII game "Day of Infamy" without my Dell gaming notebook heating up quickly.
First thing I noticed was that running on battery my notebook didn't heat up at all and I could play the game without any problems.
Think this has to do with the Nvidia driver lowering the frame rate to max 30 fps when on battery power, unfortunately there was no option to turn this on all the time, or I was unable to find it.
Fiddling with the power settings and throttling the processor to 75% max solved my problem.
For those who want to try this, in Windows 10 this can be found under "Advanced Power Settings" in
Control Panel\Hardware and Sound\Power Options\Edit Plan Settings
Was transferring about 80g of files wondering why taking so long, seems the integrated WIFI module was cooking itself, running at 105 - 108 C (rated 20 - 80 degrees).
Guess it's a hiccup in the mobo that it doesn't ask the fan to speed up to compensate unlike when the CPU or main chipset gets hotter. Anyhoo apart from not being healthy for the module (luckily it didn't die even though I left it like that for a hour) the noticeable effect is throughput throttling / stuttering.
FYI: Most other references I found were in laptops - they too often overheat the WIFI module if there's not good enough/clogged airflow, and apart from burning your legs the usual result is, "damn the WIFI really sucks here."
Disabled the integrated WIFI, plugged in a T4UH (from previous machine without built-in WIFI) - so instead of the chintzy antenna hanging out the back on a 1m cable there's the T4UH (it's on a 1m cable plugged into a USB3 port) ... bonus: T4UH actually get's a better signal too - 4 bars compared to 3 and noticeably better speed (diagonally through a reinforced concrete wall).
As promised for the Rasberians
did find reference to the same happening in the Raspberry Pi ... enclosure too small / bad airflow, doing a lot of WIFI work (i.e used as [busy] AP) will often lead to it's WIFI module overheating and thus reduced throughput.
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