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    WCG - 16th Birthday Challenge

    My lone rig started up again over the weekend, hope to help out some
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    Hit a WCG (World Community Grid) milestone? Post it here:

    Woohoo! Half a mill (I'm such a n00b)
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    Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020

    Mind blown! with those graphics even a Cessna 150 would be awesome.
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    Back at it...

    Done and done!
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    Back at it...

    Just upgraded from my q6600, I didn't know if Folding was still a thing. Hoping to help the [H]orde
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    What Mouse and Keyboard Are You Using Right Now?

    Logitech MX5500 Bluetooth - it's SO OLD, but the input lag is not bad and since I use it on the couch, its the only unit that works for me - Does anyone have a good Bluetooth Keyboard/Mouse combo they can recommend?
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    Do you like Android or iPhone better, and why?

    iPhone 7 for work - prefer it to Android for that specific use-case. Simple easy,security that isn't always in your face, gets the job done. Samsung S9 personal - I'm used to Android and I like the ability to modify the UI, and Swype keyboard is best keyboard
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    Kingdom Hearts 3

    I've played through the first level (Olympus) and if you try to get the story you'll end up spending way too much time trying. The gameplay is fun, the voice acting is forced and halting. All in all, I can't see myself finishing this one. But that's me - old fart waiting for Crackdown 3 lol
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    How Velocity Micro Went From Cabinet Sales to PC Building

    My main rig is housed in that 2nd Antec case - it is a sturdy (spelled "HEAVY") behemoth.
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    Metacritic: Xbox One Didn't Have a Single Positively Reviewed Exclusive in 2018

    I transferred from an older PC to a 1X. With Xbox LiveGold and Gamepass (none of which I've paid a single cent for - thank you MS rewards program) I have access to more high quality games than I could ever play. As a PC gamer I've converted to a controller and I have very compelling content that...
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    Truck Owners Are Blocking Tesla Superchargers in "ICE-ing" Protests

    I was thinking of going solar, But I'll just grab a couple of Tesla "Powerwalls", put one in the back of my truck in an easily swappable configuration and viola! free power for my house while tying knots the undies of the upperclass! Brilliant!
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    Orange Box, TF 2, Portal, and Left 4 Dead 1 & 2 get 4K treatment today on Xbox One X today.

    I jumped on my X, loaded OrangeBox and followed Dr. Kleiner's advice...
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    Forza Horizon 4 - A beautiful game

    The one Xi s a superb platform for this game, I spent my time so far in a mix between 1080x60 and 2160x30, I'll need more time to determine which I like better,. For now I really like the 4k when looking at the car model in a static environment. I haven't driven enough in the 1080 mode to make a...
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    Forza Horizon 4 - A beautiful game

    Found it to be quite enjoyable just saying heck with the races - just went out, and bought some cars that I've previously owned and tricked them out Loved the Mini - most agile car I've ever owned I had an 85, but this looks identical except for the rear spoiler. If you have Gamepass, go...
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    Alphacool Eiskoffer Lucky Draw

    Entering - If I win it will be going to my son ( a member of these boards) who has eclipsed me with his PC building skills - But I taught him everything he knows!
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    Halo TV Series Is On Its Way

    To get used to controllers (to make me feel justified in my purchase of an Xbox 1X) I ran through Reach, MCC and 5 starting in November. I liked the story a lot. If done well, the series could be compelling enough to sit with the best sci-fi out there. I would hope that this is an initial foray...
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    TitanFall 2 - a steal at $6.00 @Microsoft

    If you have an X, just go buy it. The SP Campaign is more than worth the price of admission. Edit: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/store/p/titanfall-2-ultimate-edition/bt21jh17gcvc?cid=msft_web_chart
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    Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+

    Had my GS9 for a day, it's a tad smaller than my s7edge, but it is much faster ( browser page loads much quicker) cases are order as is a slew of USB-C cables. Battery life is a bit better too.
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    Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+

    Just checked my Tmo account, both phones are showing as "shipped" and UPS has a tracking number, so we might get them a few days early
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    Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+

    bastage Tmo customer for a two year cycle here - looks to be for a lot longer. I'm thinking they must treat the reps pretty well there. Each one who has helped me I always complete a survey on the with all 10s and comments about particular good service attributes. Being in IT support I know its...
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    Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+

    I ain't saying it'll best my Canon with a nifty - fifty in a tripod with someone posing, but if I'm watching a movie on the couch and my cat does something funny, setting up the studio is not possible, going from an S3 to an S7 I noticed tremendous improvement inn low light response. Hoping...
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    Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+

    Two S7Edges T-Mobiles preorder "Jumped" to S9s I'm pretty happy with the 7 but couldn't see using the jump on the 8 - can't wait to see what the f1.5 camera is capable of. and if it has better audio that's a bonus.
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    Post Pictures of your Console Setups! All Generations

    Lol, My Wii and XBox 360 are in an offsite archive
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    Post Pictures of your Console Setups! All Generations

    One X - setup in sig I normally play PUBG with a headset though.
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    Microsoft Says It’s Time to Kill Off the Password

    Isn't this the same as requiring the enduser to use an authentication that they *against their will* can be quickly and easily coerced to provide - rather than just saying "take a hike" they can use your body against you. Complex passwords and two factor authentication keep the individual far...
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    What are you nerds playing this weekend?

    Halo:MCC on the 1X. I had reach back from a GWG month and never really played that, but I played and finished that last week. I wanted to pick up MCC to 1.) Become more acclimated to the controller 2.) See if the 4k H3 was a noticeable improvement. 3.) Become more acclimated to the controller...
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    XBOX ONE X folks, check in here!

    Thank you - your knowledge is most appreciated.
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    XBOX ONE X folks, check in here!

    Has anyone downloaded and ran the "Insects" 4K HDR demo? My monitor (UN78JU7500f) is HDR compatible but only has an 8 bit panel. I'm still noticing a marked difference toggling HDR mode. I am really amazed at the difference toggling between 4k, HD, non-HDR and HDR settings.
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    XBOX ONE X folks, check in here!

    Note to Self: no matter how many times you mash the center button on your *controller it will not pair with the Xbox 1X to begin setup *Xbox 360 controller
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    XBOX ONE X folks, check in here!

    Although you folks just spent a lot of money, I felt compelled to pass this deal along https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/store/p/gears-of-war-4-and-halo-5-guardians-bundle/c3dt5h21q8mc Found it in Reddit, $35.00 for Halo 5 and Gears of War 4
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    XBOX ONE X folks, check in here!

    That sucks! I was lucky enough to get mine cancelled and verified. Just got tracking info for the Scorpio I amazon'd this morning - delivery tomorrow. Oh and the TV is a UN78JU7500F curvolicious Samsung (in sig) Looking at all the media hype I an super stoked. It has even charmed hard core...
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    XBOX ONE X folks, check in here!

    Amazon still had Scorpios available. I'm back in the club, and delivery tomorrow is better - the wife works from home then.
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    XBOX ONE X folks, check in here!

    Check the authorisation email from PayPal, it will have a tracking number link, that leads to the the confirmation page that shows that Microsoft cancelled the transaction
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    XBOX ONE X folks, check in here!

    Without an email MS cancelled my PayPal payment for the Scorpio edition. They did not show the order status as cancelled.. I cancelled it this afternoon. Now I'll head to Best Buy or Fry's tomorrow to see what I can get. Arrrg :/
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    XBOX ONE X folks, check in here!

    Looks like Paypal and Microsoft aren't playing nice.
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    XBOX ONE X folks, check in here!

    The rig in my sig is long in the tooth, I can't think of a better expenditure for a graphics upgrade, but I'm currently running a Xbox 360 as a console for comparison. I think I will be delightfully surprised at the performance/quality.
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    XBOX ONE X folks, check in here!

    2015 78" Samsung UN78JU7500 4K 120hz 3D LED HDTV 20ms Check Amazon Excellent yusss!
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    XBOX ONE X folks, check in here!

    Seriously, thanks for the info - quite [H]ard
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    XBOX ONE X folks, check in here!

    All my TV's specs line up HDMI 2.0, HDCP 2.2 But I'm not sure if "Meets CEA 4K UHD Connected and HDR Compatibility Definitions" indicates it is HDR capable TV in question is a Samsung UN78JU7500F from 2015
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