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    Massive Overkill defined

    Exactly................AQ :o Damn illusions. That wouldn't happen if they colored their RAM retainers different colors for each channel :p
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    Massive Overkill defined

    LOL, you beat me to it!!
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    Massive Overkill defined

    OK, going to see my optometrist :p
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    Massive Overkill defined

    dum deee dummm
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    Massive Overkill defined

    Look closer...............3 on one side and 3 on the other side of the CPU socket.
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    Massive Overkill defined

    http://www.superbiiz.com/detail.php?name=MB-RAM4-GE# It has arrived...........ahhhh....6DDR slots (look at the picture, not the description).
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    Maximus IV Gene Gen. 3 in stock at Ewiz (Superbiz)

    http://www.superbiiz.com/detail.php?name=MB-MA4GNZ3
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    Poor Man's vmotion like setup?

    I'm waiting for 3.0 to get released so I can test LIO-target, but lopoetve is right. Default iSCSI initiator for OF 2.99 and below is SCST, which doesn't have SCSI-3 persistent reservations. Now you can CLI configure OF to use LIO-target, but it's a PITA. For now, I've succumbed to just...
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    New toy at work

    Good to know that my hearing wasn't off when I was given the cursory specs.
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    New toy at work

    We're getting our evaluation R720's this week so no :p
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    Acer Iconia tablet Best Buy $243 w/tax + $10 gift card

    SOLD OUT. Got it for my GF. I'm really surprised that more peeps weren't more interested in this on [H] (unless you already saw the deal on SD or Bens Bargains).
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    Acer Iconia tablet Best Buy $243 w/tax + $10 gift card

    http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Acer+-+Iconia+Tablet+with+8GB+Memory+-+Silver/3815032.p?skuId=3815032&productCategoryId=pcmcat209000050008&id=1218435210854&AID=10597222&PID=404255&SID=227217&URL=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.bestbuy.com%2Fsite%2FAcer%2B-%2BIconia%2BTablet%2Bwith%2B8GB%2BMemory%2B-%2BSilver%2F3815...
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    New SFF gamers case: presentation and advices

    Mind telling us how much? I was going to sell my case to an old customer for his gaming rig, but I didn't want to sell it without getting a replacement or properly pricing it.
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    Early OCZ Synapse impressions

    Thanks for the review. I take it that when you install the Dataplex software it's only good for use on one PC? What's the maximum cache size you can provision? Can you cache muliple drives? I know I could Google, but I'm feeling extra lazy.
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    3rd Party SSD Caching software

    I don't think Readyboost is as advanced as SSD cacheing impementations. Readyboost can only use USB, not SATA\SAS attached storage for cacheing as far as I know.
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    Heatsink needed on power MOSFETS/VRM/circuitry?

    MSI........................ http://hardforum.com/showthread.php?t=1524927 In all fairness, I doubt you'll have problems, especially since it's an Intel-based board, but I'm keeping away from MSI for awhile.
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    BF3 build advice

    True, but it still has some relevance.
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    BF3 build advice

    http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/battlefield-3-graphics-performance,3063.html
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    Corsair Giveaway - Force Series™ GT 180GB Solid-State Hard Drive

    I already bought a Corsair Force 3 60GB and would like to get one for my GF, who just had surgery and she would feel a whole lot better if she had an SSD. (this is actually a true story) :D
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    Installing patch panel and cable length

    Always leave them longer. You can alway cut back..........you can't add unless you splice/extend, which is a bad idea. My 2nd house, I was lucky enough to be able to install conduit which made it a moot point. Didn't have that luxury on my current house so I left plenty of extra.
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    Best mATX board for AMD Phenom II X6?

    http://hardforum.com/showthread.php?t=1524927
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    Best mATX board for AMD Phenom II X6?

    You're not planning on OCing are you?
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    Heat limited I7 2600K with a Noctua NH-D14?

    You guys running with HT enabled or off?
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    Heat limited I7 2600K with a Noctua NH-D14?

    I'm running a Cogage Arrow, which is no slouch, and I'm seeing the same temps...........4.8 Ghz wth HT at 1.35V and I'm hitting 80C with LinX. My HS/Motherboard sits parallel to desktop, so I doubt contact is an issue in my setup.
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    Any other decent mATX board besides the Asus Maximus IV GENE-Z?

    See my sig for my OC on my Gene. When I get a hair up my butt, I'll raise the voltage and see if I can hit 5 Ghz (at 1.35v for now).
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    Good board for i7 2600k?

    Gene, see my sig. It's capable of more.
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    ASUS Maximus IV GENE-Z Motherboard Review @ [H]

    See my sig (that's with 1.35V) ............have been in love with Gene series since the first iteration.
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    MicroCenter i7-2600K+Z68 Savings Power Event

    Got one of the 2600K's up to 4.8 Ghz at 1.35V
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    Help me find a shoe-box style case with specific specs

    You really should get a bag to carry your case. I tried the Gear Grip handle thingy and carrying it that way beats your rig up pretty quickly. I actually had mine break in the airport..............it was not fun. While a solid-mounted handle may not break, you're still going to beat your rig...
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    MicroCenter i7-2600K+Z68 Savings Power Event

    I picked up 2 2600K's and a Gigabyte Z68MA-D2H-B3 and a Gigbyte Z68MX-UD2H-B3 for $695 after taxes. I priced on Newegg and I saved about $200. Both boards were 80 bucks off, so one board came to $35 and the other $60. Gonna swap one of the 2600K's into my Maximus and see if I can hit the...
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    z68 matx mobo recommendation

    I have the Maximus IV Gene and am very happy with it. http://forums.anandtech.com/showthread.php?t=2193094
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    Looking for a work pc build

    This rig doubles as a work rig when needed. http://hardforum.com/showthread.php?t=1523957 New components are in my sig..........SSD caching has been working good for me despite the problems others have had. I have to run multiple VM environments at one time.
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    ESXi 5 for mini-itx Z68 or Q67?

    You'll be hard-pressed to find Z-68 boards that support VT-d. Q67 is your ticket.
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    OpenFiler vs. FreeNas

    I'm sure this has been beaten to death in this forum but I'm looking for some updated information. Quite a few posts around the net say: "Openfiler hasn't been updated in years..." This isn't true. 2.99 has been out for some time now. 3.0 Is pending release "Openfiler is faster than...
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    ATX vs mATX - still important?

    My Maximus IV Gene has 6 internal SATA ports, 2 SATA-3, 4 SATA-2, and two additional eSATA ports for a total of 8 SATA ports. I don't use eSATA.............I use an external USB 3.0 HD docking station......much easier to add/remove drives on USB than it is eSATA and speed is comparable. It...
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    Nice LAN case thermaltake

    Bad design.......power supply is right over the CPU area........that's going to limit you on beefy heat sinks.
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    G.SKILL Value Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3 1333 C9 $34.99

    So I've got 16 gigs in my rig........just bought the GSkill deal a few weeks ago and got 24 gigs for $134 and thought that was a damn steal, and now just bought 3 sets of these. It was really, really tempting to not jump on 5 sets. At least I'm one step closer to having a 2-node HA/FT...
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    VMotion vs FT vs HA

    Sorry, forgot to preface vmotion with storage. I meant Storage Vmotion.
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