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Nerm

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About Nerm

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    OCC Beefcake
  • Birthday 08/24/1984

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    Indiana
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    Gaming, OCing, servers & networks, sports, Technology, and lots more...

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  1. Nerm

    Fantasy Football 2017

    Yes I just renewed the league last night and set a draft date.
  2. Nerm

    Strange voicemail

    I am not a linguist by any means, but it sounds like gibberish in a fake Indian accent. If it is a real language then it is one that has similarities to both russian and Indian (Hindi/Bengali/etc).
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    296 Mbs down. I like

    lol...What does $90 get you up there? 10Mb/1Mb?
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    I'm a married man now :)

    Congrats man!
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    296 Mbs down. I like

    Nice! My home ISP just recently started offering 1Gb/25Mb for $90/month. Sooooo tempting but I don't really have a need to justify the cost (100Mb/25Mb now for $50). Personally if I was to upgrade due to work from home situations I would prefer to go with the 200Mb/200Mb business line for $200/month. I know it is a lot more expensive but the much higher upload speed is more practical for my uses. *oooh thought* I wonder if I can get work to comp it.
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    New DC speedtest

    yep....The primary DC is getting upgraded to 150/150 here in a few months. The impressive link is the one between the primary DC and the main campus DC. Currently it is 2x10G and here soon will be 4x10G.
  7. Primary DC: New WAN circuit for one of our regional DC's: Symmetrical FTW!
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    Wifi Diagnostics

    I must have missed the part in your original post about 5Ghz being so open. In that case if your devices all support 5Ghz then I wouldn't even bother turning on 2.4Ghz and just use 5Ghz. -85 to -70 is a pretty big improvement especially when you consider 5Ghz doesn't have the same penetration capability as 2.4Ghz. Sounds like the radio on the old router was quite weak.
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    Wifi Diagnostics

    Adding another AP with a more powerful radio is never the answer to channel saturation. The best resolution would be to talk to your neighbors and either get them to lower the power on their AP's (doubtful they have AP's capable of this) or get them to change channels around to keep overlapping channels at a minimum. I see a lot of people trying to throw more dB's at over crowding issues like this and it normally just enhances the problem for everyone. From the sound of your situation the location of your AP might play the biggest role in improving performance. I am not sure I understand your comment about "unstable connection at only -95dBm". If you are at -95 I would expect it to be unstable. Rule of thumb is anything above -80 is considered "questionable".
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    OCC Fantasy Football 2015

    Yes, I definitely need to fix that before next year.
  11. Yes and no. AP's can be on the same channels as long as their coverage doesn't overlap. Think of channels like lanes on a highway. The more cars you put in the same lane the more congested that lane becomes.
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    [SPOILERS] - Star Wars VII Thoughts

    edit: El_Capitan... you should flag your post as a spoiler just in case ccokeman hasn't read the first post. Lol, the title of the thread is [spoilerS] - Star Wars VII Thoughts. If he can't read that, then there is no hope. If there is hope it will be a new hope. lol
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    [SPOILERS] - Star Wars VII Thoughts

    One thing I do know is that the really nerdy looking dude sitting next to me in the theater was actually crying when the movie started he was so excited. Same guy when leaving the theater was like a 12 year old girl leaving a Justin Bieber concert. Nuff said lol.
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