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    3D printed nuclear reactor

    What could go wrong?
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    More Windows 10 update fail

    *cough* DEVOPS *cough*
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    Inexpensive, simple, full mechanical keyboard?

    Had very good luck with my Das keyboard - it's been over a decade and it's still trucking as my "office" keyboard - everyday use for the past decade or so.
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    The Z Build 2.0

    Out of curiosity, have you run the Noctua fans (with the splitter) to one of the PWM headers on your motherboard?
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    What Mouse and Keyboard Are You Using Right Now?

    Work: Das Keyboard 2 or 3 professional (Cherry MX Blues) and G500 Home: CoolerMaster MasterKeys S (for now) and G5
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    Logitech Switch Issues

    Here's what I ordered: https://www.digikey.com/product-detail/en/omron-electronics-inc-emc-div/D2F-01F/SW502-ND/83266 No idea if the ones you linked would cause any trouble (and depending on the model of your mouse they might be the right ones.) I just looked for the Japanese equivalent to the...
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    Logitech Switch Issues

    If you like the mouse replacing their cheap switches is pretty easy and very inexpensive. I replaced the Chinese-made Omrons in both of my G5s with Japanese-made Omrons when one of the switches started flaking out, cost me less than $5 and took MAYBE 15 minutes from start to finish. I just...
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    Tubing advice

    I don't see any glaring reasons it wouldn't work, but I'm not an expert and I didn't even stay at a Holiday Inn last night.
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    Tesla disables feature after car is purchased, claims feature 'wasn't paid for'.

    Not going to lie, I'm not dismissing that as a possibility. **edit** Think things through a tiny bit before you jump to conclusions, or just look at the cost of service for a decent mechanical watch - last time I sent my Breitling in for service it cost $900 just to crack the back of the case...
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    Cellphone Radiation

    Cellphones causing cancer?! What's next - are you going to tell me a pint of bourbon and two packs of cigarettes a day increases my "risk" of cancer? Hogwash.
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    Linus from Linus Tech to Possibly Retire

    Wait... explain to me how the video title "I've been thinking of retiring" is what he's "supposed to do" when he's taking a vacation... I mean I'm really struggling here - what else could he have done?! And don't give me some obvious answer like drop a video with the title "I'm going on vacation...
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    Linus from Linus Tech to Possibly Retire

    Maybe I'm missing something here but... why does anyone on this site care? If you're [H]ard you passed the "LTT" level a LONG time ago. He's got a purpose, but that purpose is mostly teaching fortnite players which mouse his sponsor told him to promote. I've watched a handful of his videos and...
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    what would be good DAC

    Sounds like you just need a tweak from Coconut Audio. **edit** To be clear that was sarcasm. BUT aside from a cable issue or ground loop I really REALLY doubt it's a "DAC" issue. I've tested out my AMB gamma 2 (optical and USB) against my Crosshair Hero VIII onboard and some cheap chinese...
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    Craigslist finds

    Not Craigslist but still, I had to come to gloat. I snagged a pair of nearly mint B&W DM601 series 2 for *drumroll please* $29.99 at my local Goodwill today. Having been to different Goodwill stores in WI I realize they're not all the same, so for reference the ones by me are basically a thrift...
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    Eight of Amazon’s Top 10 Best Selling Processors Are AMD CPUs

    That article is out of date - 9 out of the top 10 are AMD now.
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    AMD Ryzen 4000 Rumored to Offer Around 17% Increased Performance

    Remember when your $3000 rig with a Pentium II 333mhz was the envy of all your friends and basically obsolete in 2-3 years? Pepperidge farm remembers. If the 4000 series ends up being 15-20% faster than my 3900x... SIGN ME UP! It's been too long since I upgraded rig for a reason other than boredom.
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    Ultimate Workstation Pt1: $20,000 of GPUs & 3970X PC Build

    Desig...naray? I kind of assumed it was supposed to be pronounced "Design-air"
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    3900X Temps - 95C in Prime95

    Not really apples to apples since I'm running a custom loop (420 + 280) but when I run Prime95 (small FFT) it'll jump to ~75 right away and then slowly creep up and stabilize around 79-80 after half an hour or so and the clocks hover at ~3.9Ghz
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    T-Mobile says it owns the color magenta

    If Lemonade is using a different color T-Mobile will likely lose the lawsuit. And I will continue to act like a condescending wise-ass, even though there's nothing to be "solved" in this thread. Apparently you are stupid. A trademark is about identifying goods or services, not "providing" them.
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    T-Mobile says it owns the color magenta

    All you raging types do realize that if they DON'T take people to court for using "their" shade of magenta they lose their ability to claim it as a trademark right? This is pretty basic - no different than if Tiffany sued some random pawn shop for using Pantone 1837 as a major color in their web...
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    Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2019

    I'm old too (33, nearly 34 ;) ) but I can't use any LMG to save my life. A fully kitted M4 or mp5 is my "go-to" primary, though half the time I'm just running around with my 1911 - it's awesome on hardcore.
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    NordVPN Encryption Keys Stolen

    Maybe you're just too stupid to figure shit out? I mean on the one hand I get that you can't fix a sub-par IQ, but still I want to tell you to educate yourself. Either way you're "ignored" as far as this forum goes so respond or don't - I'm done feeding this troll.
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    IEMs?

    I'd been thinking about getting IEMs for a while, based on this thread I decided to snag the KS Z10 Pros over the weekend - figured for ~$40 I wouldn't be too upset if they were terrible. I have to say I'm impressed, they don't *quite* have the soundstage that my open-back cans do, but I'm...
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    NordVPN Encryption Keys Stolen

    Just noticed this comment - I'm not sure where you disagree with me, you're agreeing that a 3rd party VPN is really only useful if you trust the 3rd party to keep your traffic private... right? That's essentially my position - that I expect my ISP to sell every scrap of info they collect on me...
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    NordVPN Encryption Keys Stolen

    Come on, one more unsubstantiated and pointless comment and you can strike out in this thread completely. I know I shouldn't feed trolls, but shouting "you're wrong/naive/dumb" isn't offering an argument, it's just annoying. All you need to do to make it a weak ass argument is claim some form...
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    NordVPN Encryption Keys Stolen

    I had ALL of my accounts compromised on thanksgiving day ~10 years ago. Bank accounts in overdraft, credit cards all maxed out, and a bunch of fraudulent ebay listings for high-end mac hardware on my ebay account. Because of that I now use MFA on any account I care about (yubikey or google...
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    NordVPN Encryption Keys Stolen

    I'll be honest, I never understood the appeal of paying to use someone's VPN - I don't trust NordVPN (or any other commercial VPN, not picking on them specifically) any more than I do any website I visit. I just use the internet in a way that I wouldn't mind if every single keystroke I make were...
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    Why doesn't anyone bring back the complexities of the original Rainbow 6 game?!

    I know the feeling. Oddly enough I think about that game any time I hear Clair De Lune - I always had a CD with that track in the CD-Rom drive playing in the background when I played the game, not sure why none of the other tracks "stuck" but that song makes me think of R6 EVERY time. And before...
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    Californian ‘RoboCop’ had to handle its first crime, and it didn’t go well

    To be fair, it's about on par with the officiating demonstrated at the Packers - Lions game tonight (and I'm a Packers fan) - that shit was embarrassing.
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    Why doesn't anyone bring back the complexities of the original Rainbow 6 game?!

    Man now I'm missing SWAT. Another classic (does Sierra even exist anymore?)
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    Why doesn't anyone bring back the complexities of the original Rainbow 6 game?!

    So it's been 21 years, but I really miss that level of immersion that the original game brought to the table. The idea that having one of your operators killed on a mission was a permanent thing was also pretty damn cool and WAY ahead of its time. Why are all the new "tactical" shooters so much...
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    ASUS Z270-AR: DIMM Slots B1+B2 Nonfunctional after CPU cooler upgrade

    If you haven't already delidded your cpu I doubt doing it will fix this.
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    Epic paid $10.5 million upfront for Control exclusivity

    At least you can admit that there's *some* cost as far as time goes, but the whole "Non starter as consoles track you too" bit is irrelevant. I didn't argue the fact that consoles cost "hundreds" - I'm saying installing another launcher isn't "free." I'm not suggesting that everyone values their...
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    Epic paid $10.5 million upfront for Control exclusivity

    How much are your time and data worth? Personally I don't consider either "free."
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    Epic paid $10.5 million upfront for Control exclusivity

    I think your problem is the xbox m8.
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    ASUS Z270-AR: DIMM Slots B1+B2 Nonfunctional after CPU cooler upgrade

    I would check the mounting on your cooler - it might be too tight. I had a similar problem the first time I delidded my 7700k - the height of the IHS was just a bit too high, after re-attaching the IHS (I put more pressure on it when gluing it down) all dimm slots worked fine.
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    Epic paid $10.5 million upfront for Control exclusivity

    Not to rain on your parade, but that first link is just a press release written by 2k - and to add insult to injury they're throwing around useless stats like "more than 70 percent of consumers purchasing [sic] the game digitally" to which I can only say: I *think* (it's been that long) the last...
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    Epic paid $10.5 million upfront for Control exclusivity

    It sure seems like agreeing to make your game an EGS exclusive title on PC only benefits devs who don't expect their game to do well or aren't in a position to wait for sales to see the cashflow. All I can picture is this:
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