Recent content by FireBean

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    Was given some 10Gb/16Gb FC Cards...

    I have to check with some of you if there is any practical use for something like this in a home environment. Recently, a friend needed to offload some inventory as the company he worked for was making some upgrades and the owners just wanted to recycle all left over parts. I was given a pair...
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    Need upgrade/rebuild assistance

    Hey Everyone, I'm going to be upgrading my Sandy Bridge build soon and I kind of stuck of how I want to do something. I plan on starting a streaming channel for fun but I also want to provide the highest production quality I can. So, with that said, should I put my old rig to work as a streaming...
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    What card is this thing?

    Someone help me identify this video card. Says that it a GTX 780 on the back but has a 4pin Molex on the side. Never seen a cooler like it before. I thought that it might be a GTX 7800 but even back then they used 6 pin for power. Says 384bit and 2GB of ram.
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    66 block not piercing into jackets?

    Anyone got any experience with 66 punch-down blocks? I'm adding a few new lines and when I punch down the wires, the block is not cutting or piercing the jackets. What am I doing wrong?
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    HBO Getting Serious About Game Of Thrones Piracy

    What? Cox here in Kansas allows me to pay for basic cable and add HBO, Starz, Encore for $10 more a month. When I see the next flyer, I'll post a SS.
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    Lab-Grown Meat Is In Your Future

    Gross huh Steve? I guess you never worked at a slaughterhouse before...
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    Consumer Complaints About Broadband Caps Are Soaring

    I do have the 150/10 plan and I never got contacted about my usage. Ever. I think Cox only contacts you if they're are having congestion issues for a node that you're part of. Now, I did noticed that my Gateway IP to Cox changed a few times, so I was probably load balanced to a different node...
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    How To Kill Patent Trolls Once And For All

    Yep... a .30-06 will do the job.
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    Consumer Complaints About Broadband Caps Are Soaring

    I use Cox here in Kansas and I never gotten a letter about my usage yet. Maybe its on file that I'm a cord cutter and that they are being lenient on me but I'm regularly using 1+TB a month and peaked at 8TB one month. (Hosted a LAN Party and everyone needed everything).
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    Intel CEO Says His Team Has Received Threats Over Stance On Diversity

    Here, have a big old cup of NOPE! That is called crony capitalism. The problem that you all are describing right there is not a racist item but a government corruption item.
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    why are used AMD cards so expensive?

    Pfft, when bitcoin mining took off at over $500 a coin a few years ago, I had a 7950 that I bought for $200 and sold on ebay for $380 3 months later!
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    Nvidia Branded GTX 970 - Correct Waterblock?

    No one knows huh? Guess I'll just have to contact one of the companies. :P
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    Nvidia Branded GTX 970 - Correct Waterblock?

    Hey everyone, I'm trying to find the correct water block for my Nvidia branded GTX970. Everything I'm coming across points to some custom PCB. This card appears to use the reference PCB for the 980 along with the same cooler. But the PCB numbers near the PCI-E interface do not appear to match in...
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    How do I test if a Cable Modem is going bad?

    FYI... it appeared to be the router... the USB Stick that was hosting started to die. So It is now running off of a Intel x25-E SSD. :p Cannot kill that thing.