I sorta fixed my laptop. I might buy a nVidia jetson TX2 at some point, it would certainly speed up the code greatly. I think I will use Java for a while, though the lack of access to assembly slows things down about 4 times. I guess I'll JNI in the one core algorithm I use done assembly language. However there is a social aspect to using the alternative FreeBasic that I like. I enjoy the FB forum.