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    Pre-built NAS vs. DIY

    Just wondering why in JBOD over RAID? Im in need of a simple solution for pure backup and nothing else. I was looking at the Synology DS216j to run in RAID 1, is this a bad idea? If so why?
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    NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Founders Edition Review @ [H]

    So for those who have 980 Tis, is this worth considering an upgrade?
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    34" 21:9 UltraWide Displays (3440x1440) - AOC u3477pqu

    Has anyone overclocked this monitor? Newegg has it for sale right now for $499. So tempting
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    ASUS SABERTOOTH X99 LGA 2011-v3 Motherboard Review @ [H]

    Dan do you know if this board can boot windows from the m.2 SSD? I saw a video talking about making sure that in order to boot from a m.2 the board has to support nvme. Board specs shows this board having NVM Express storage capabilities but a reviewer said it does not support NVME drives. Im...
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    ASUS SABERTOOTH X99 LGA 2011-v3 Motherboard Review @ [H]

    Given that this review is 5 months old, would this board still be suggested? Im about to build a X99 system and Im in need of a good board.
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    Need help reviewing $2k build list

    I kind of dug around a bit more on parts and changed up the cooler and mobo. Right now Im looking at the Corsair Hydro H60 and the MSI X99A, I would like as cool as possible and I figured on the cooler I can change up the fan to something quieter later if needed. Im still not opposed to other...
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    Need help reviewing $2k build list

    1) What will you be doing with this PC? Gaming? Photoshop? Web browsing? etc Gaming and work. I work in finance and tend to game while I work so Ill have multiple trading programs as well as games active at once. I play the standard FPS and high end games, GTA V, Skyrim, JC3, Fallout 4, ect...
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    VNC and limiting users access to control panel???

    Iv never setup remote desktop before and vnc allows for quick setup and lets me have as many users on at once as needed.
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    VNC and limiting users access to control panel???

    I run a Windows 7 pc with Real VNC for work for multiple users and I want to see if there is a way to limit the users access to things like control panel and the services within it. Id like to disable everything within control to the users. Just want to know what my options are for disabling...
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    Hard drive dying, backup options?

    I used Macrium Reflect to clone the windows 7 hard drive to a new SSD. After the cloning I used the boot menu to pick the SSD and it appeared to load up that drive but I dont think it actually did. I think it still boots into the dying HDD. Though if I only have the dying drive connected, it...
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    Hard drive dying, backup options?

    It's windows 7, it's not a standard server but runs a extremely basic site for my company. Ill look into macrium and acronis, thanks
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    Hard drive dying, backup options?

    I have a work server pc with a dying hard drive, Im given a prompt to make a windows backup, Iv never done this and not sure what aspects are backed up. This pc is my server for work and the guy that help us set it up as a working server is no longer around. I need to find out if there is a way...
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    Windows Server 2012 R2/Virtual server dual screens?

    Do you have more info on KVM, I have limited experience but Id be interested in knowing more if it could help achieve my goal. Thanks
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    Windows Server 2012 R2/Virtual server dual screens?

    Yes, I want 2 outputs for the VM Yes in Hyper-V within 2012
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    Windows Server 2012 R2/Virtual server dual screens?

    I have a small nanopc Im using for testing purposes, currently running windows server 2012 R2, previously had Windows 7 on it. It has one DVI and one HDMI, when I had win 7 on it, I was able to get dual screens to work. I put windows server 2012 R2 on it last night and dual screens wont work on...
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