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    Valve to Face Antitrust Lawsuit Over Steam Gaming Platform

    You aren't wrong - I am thinking of Discord from maybe 3 years ago, not the mess it has become.
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    Valve to Face Antitrust Lawsuit Over Steam Gaming Platform

    Initially I felt the same way - but now I think Epic is taking the extremely long view. Take it this way: HOW would you possibly begin to compete with Steam, honestly, as an actual platform? Forget niche DRMs like Origin, I'm talking an entire platform. Here's when it changed my mind - after...
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    Valve to Face Antitrust Lawsuit Over Steam Gaming Platform

    I would be extremely surprised if was something provable as a policy of Valve - at the most, some manager might have intimated TOS violations which would get them delisted but there's not going to be anything listed as "If you sell your game somewhere else, we will delist you." They would have...
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    converting a WD 3.5" 14 TB external drive to 4K sectors

    Why wouldn't you shuck this bad boy - I just picked up, probably the same same one as you? Then you have a sata connection instead of USB
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    [H]OT!!! Neo Forza FAYE 32GB CL19 (2x16GB) DDR4 4400 ($120 shipped)

    Yeah, I knew it was a gamble - here's the thing - it IS running at what appears to be the same speed as the other kit I had, which was a 4 x 8 gb of 3200 Corsair - but I wanted 64 gb. Maybe someone else can figure out a way.
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    [H]OT!!! Neo Forza FAYE 32GB CL19 (2x16GB) DDR4 4400 ($120 shipped)

    Before I had some 3200 ram, that measured 1600 Mhz of course, - so if this is advertised as 4400, it is reading 900 less than it should - I've swapped it out a handful of times -I haven't messed with XMP before but tried it a few times - so far I could never get this to boot to the ratedd 4400...
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    [H]OT!!! Neo Forza FAYE 32GB CL19 (2x16GB) DDR4 4400 ($120 shipped)

    A few reviews state the memory can't be mixed reliably, even with the same kit. I ordered 2, going for 64 gb, so we'll see... hopefully the issues stem from OCing, which linked review says these have issues with. (Fine by me)
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    Creative Labs Refurbs. G5, G6, X3, AE-5. $69.99-$99.99

    Any reason I wouldn't pony up 20 bucks and get the g6?
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    new to VR and looking for purchase recommendations

    If you can afford it, the Index is still an awesome piece of tech - I use it as a VR developer - but like others have said, Quest 2 is a good starting point until you know VR is for you
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    New OLED Nintendo Switch dropping October 8th

    Ah! We fell for it - the old bait and...switch I'll show myself out now
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    My GTX 1080 has died

    All I can say is, good luck OP - I feel for you. This would suck any normal year but it's even shittier because of the bullshit scalpers/miners. I hope it works out for you - I've got a 1080 TI and I might just repaste it just as a precaution, it's certainly been long enough
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    Various Star Wars games on sale on Steam, GoG, Microsoft Store, Epic

    The nostalgia is real - I remember staying out all night playing this game, using force choke and just dropping people off the walkways on that one map with nothing but pits and walkways. I think you could make an entire game with just that gameplay mechanism (Force Unleash got somewhat there)
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    Best bang for buck 49 inch? (Light gamer, more for productivity/development (non color corr)

    Decided against the huge display and picked up a 34 Dark Matter - it's like 3440 x 1440 - this is not my main setup in any case, and I might toss a 2nd monitor in portrait mode, if I need to do that? Most games have locked FPS option so if I need to I can set that; I'm fine with 60 fps.... I...
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    Best bang for buck 49 inch? (Light gamer, more for productivity/development (non color corr)

    I'm thinking of upgrading from my current setup, a 32 QHD HP Omen with a 27 inch FHD Dell monitor on each side. While I used to game back in the day and occasionally still do, my standards were such that I never really felt the need for more than 60 FPS - generally I try to follow the "unseen...
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    Record Anomalous Nernst Conductivity

    You wouldn't download Uranium 238...would you?
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