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    After 7 years, its time for a new rig...opinions wanted please

    Forgot to mention this earlier - you won't be able to use both the WiFi card and card as the Z87E-ITX has a single PCI-e slot...
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    After 7 years, its time for a new rig...opinions wanted please

    I have the same chip/board combo on a Fedora-based workstation at home, it works well. I had some troubles booting with UEFI at first, but that has resolved itself. I don't play games on my workstation but need to power 2 1440p monitors. I found an open-box GTX 630 w/2GB vmem and it works...
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    NCASE M1: a crowdfunded Mini-ITX case (updates in first post)

    I have the StarUSA adapter. It gets power but fails to accept/eject discs. The cable could be the problem, but I would be surprised. I have the ASRock Z87E-ITX, read that the C12 would work, but haven't seen it in a semi-passive setup...
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    NCASE M1: a crowdfunded Mini-ITX case (updates in first post)

    Got my parts in and installed F20. The slim load DVD from Digistor was defective, the load mechanics don't work. I replaced the fan on the ST455F and noise is fine, except for the stock intel cooler I have on the i5. Any suggestions for an air cooler I can slap on and use semi-passively...
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    NCASE M1: a crowdfunded Mini-ITX case (updates in first post)

    Doorbell rang as I was reading your response - serial # 301 arrived in perfect condition. Great quality, still can't get over how small it is. You guys really did a great job, proud to be part of it!
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    NCASE M1: a crowdfunded Mini-ITX case (updates in first post)

    Nice, I'm also in NJ on #26 - hopefully I'll see mine today. Curious, where in NJ are you? I'm about 30 minutes west of NYC.
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    NCASE M1: a crowdfunded Mini-ITX case (updates in first post)

    Might have spoken too soon - it could be the fan adapter from moddiy....
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    Microcenter BF ad out I7 4770K $249

    I was at the MC in paterson (NJ) on wednesday - a couple of salespeople were putting arrows on the floor with tape for the checkout line ahead of BF. I swear to god they had the line wrapping halfway around the store. I don't know about the rest of you, but saving a few bucks isn't worth an...
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    ESXi Build - help me with the spec

    Hard to say if 16GB will be memory w/o knowing what you'll be running. For example, I run a ZFS vm and had to upgrade to 32GB to have enough memory left for my other vms...
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    Feels good to me - U3014 for $999

    You're comparing a 23" to a 30"?
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    Feels good to me - U3014 for $999

    There are no perfect monitors out there - trust me I've searched. I've been trying to find a good 27" 2560x1440 but every one suffers from something or the other. I'm looking at a PB278Q now that's great except at off-angles it looks like a TN panel (contrast glare, etc). I figure I'm willing...
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    Feels good to me - U3014 for $999

    $1,199 with a $200 gift card. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824260132
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    Today only!! Corsair 500r White Case @ Newegg $69.99 (after rebate)

    I've had dozens of cases over the years, and I can't imagine ever replacing my 500R. Throw a H100 up top and a few side fans on your GPUs and this case cannot be beat. It's an absolute steal at this price. I noticed the pictures don't show the spot up top that was made to house the...
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    Advice for 2 side portrait monitors with a XHD3000 in the center?

    I went through the same search for my 305t+. I searched for monitors with similar dimensions, reasonably close pixel sizes, etc. I ended up finding some used 204Ts and they worked perfectly. I recommend looking at older 4:3 1600x1200 monitors and try to find something that works...
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