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  1. PeterDLai

    Frys B&M - 4TB WD My Book External $128 12/24 ONLY

    A bit late, but for those wondering, the WDBFJK0040HBK-NESN has a WD40EZRX (WD Green) drive inside. The previous generation (WDBACW0040HBK-NESN) has a Hitachi Deskstar 5K4000 drive inside.
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    How is the Samsung ATIV S?

    Not sure if this will appeal to you, but apparently you can get 2GB of data and unlimited talk/text from Verizon for $60/month (Slickdeals thread).
  3. PeterDLai

    Seagate 4TB Internal HD $150 AR

    4myrebate seems to be the ones handling it and I've never had any issues with them before.
  4. PeterDLai

    SteelSeries Merc Stealth Backlit Programmable Gaming Keyboard $24.99 Shipped

    I ordered something from these guys one time and it took about 3 weeks to arrive.
  5. PeterDLai

    Logitech K810 Bluetooth Illuminated Keyboard $50

    "Usually ships within 4 to 7 weeks." I might place an order anyway...
  6. PeterDLai

    Advice wanted: Help me find the right fingertip grip gaming mouse

    It's not just "not wonderful", it's pretty terrible if you intend on actually using it as a button. I don't really use middle clicks for anything so the rest of the mouse is great for fingertip users (minus the slight acceleration of the sensor).
  7. PeterDLai

    South Park: The Stick of Truth. PC, PS3, Xbox 360 on December 10!

    Looks pretty interesting, but not $60 interesting. :eek:
  8. PeterDLai

    Samsung will announce its smartphone with curved display next week

    Quadruple post somehow... (delete please)
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    Samsung will announce its smartphone with curved display next week

    Quadruple post somehow... (delete please)
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    Samsung will announce its smartphone with curved display next week

    Quadruple post somehow... (delete please)
  11. PeterDLai

    Symantec Takes On One Of Largest Botnets In History

    Amen! Though I was kind of partial to their Symantic Antivirus Corporate Edition back in the day. That one wasn't too bad.
  12. PeterDLai

    How is the Samsung ATIV S?

    He's referring to the next Windows Phone update (codename "Bittersweet Shimmer") which may make its debut on the Nokia Lumia 1520.
  13. PeterDLai

    Dell Gives Up On Windows RT

    Now the question becomes... when will MICROSOFT give up on Windows RT?
  14. PeterDLai

    Recommend a laptop that will compare to a MacBook Air

    Maybe an Acer S7 would be a solid choice. Good screen, decent battery life, and powerful enough for an ultrabook.
  15. PeterDLai

    Evga GTX 660 or GTX 760?

    It also depends on what kind of games you're going to be playing, though you'll probably even notice a difference in Minesweeper when upgrading from a GTS 450. :p
  16. PeterDLai

    Worth grabbing a second 7850 for crossfire?

    A bit late for that since he already bought the 2nd card. :p
  17. PeterDLai

    Gaming laptop recommendations

    If portability and battery life aren't a concern, go with a Clevo/Sager. Best bang for buck IMO.
  18. PeterDLai

    New Kindle Fires

    It seems like an fine tablet, but at the same price of a current generation Nexus 7? No thanks.
  19. PeterDLai

    Laptop Giving 3 Random Beeps

    My laptop has beeped on me when it becomes overloaded and I continue to issue commands.
  20. PeterDLai

    Recommend a laptop that will compare to a MacBook Air

    Why not just recommend a MacBook Air instead of looking for an alternative? Is it a price concern?
  21. PeterDLai

    is That's Taiyo Yuden Light Scribe printable?

    I'd say just save yourself the hassle and get proper LightScribe discs.
  22. PeterDLai

    Build Check - Haven't built in a long time, would appreciate some feedback

    I hope you don't need VT-d for your work as the unlocked processors lack it.
  23. PeterDLai

    Received a free PC today.

    Yeah, but can it run Crysis?
  24. PeterDLai

    Are OCZ Vertex 4 SSDs still bad?

    I'd say just go with the Samsung for peace of mind. I hardly ever hear anybody complain about their SSDs.
  25. PeterDLai

    Upgrading from an SSD to a newer model - worth it?

    I'd say only if you're running out of space on them. Besides write speeds, you probably won't notice much of a difference other than in benchmarks.
  26. PeterDLai

    Best storage HD

    For pure storage, go with WD Green or Red drives; Green should be cheaper and easier to find.
  27. PeterDLai

    Microsoft Opens Windows 8.1 Preorders

    I guess I'm in the minority that actually likes Windows 8.1 (with a little tweaking of course).
  28. PeterDLai

    Microsoft Tops Forbes' Most Inspiring Companies List

    A nice farewell gift to Steve Ballmer perhaps?
  29. PeterDLai

    Comcast Terminates Accounts of Persistent Pirates

    Ahem... the first rule of Usenet is...
  30. PeterDLai

    35 Ways to Die in Grand Theft Auto V

    Well, now I know what I'm doing when I get this game.
  31. PeterDLai

    Budget gaming build

    Ah, I see. Thanks. Do you think NVIDIA/AMD pay the game companies to sabotage performance on the other's cards? Is that legal? :p
  32. PeterDLai

    Audio device switcher for Windows 7

    Not sure how I missed this one when I was looking for functionality exactly like this. Good work!
  33. PeterDLai

    What brand memory sticks are you running? POLL

    My laptop came with Samsung, so I got more Samsung. :)
  34. PeterDLai

    Diablo 3 Discussion Thread

    Depends on all your other stats. Using D3Up one can find out that with his stats a Marquise Ruby has a 5,524.97 increase in DPS over a Marquise Emerald.
  35. PeterDLai

    Any turn-based rpg-type games for mobiles?

    I've never played it but apparently this is a Windows Phone exclusive: Dragon's Blade.
  36. PeterDLai

    Got an older 1000w Silverstone PSU on the cheap... keep it?

    Sell it or keep it as a backup somewhere. It's always a pain if your PSU blows and you're out a computer until you can get a replacement.
  37. PeterDLai

    iOS 7 Discussion

    Are you on Verizon? I've heard of massive battery life drops on the Verizon model (even relative to the GSM counterparts). You may have to disable the background auto-refresh feature for Apps to get battery life back to normal.
  38. PeterDLai

    Which Seasonic PSU to buy?

    Talk about confusing, posts going back and forth mentioning "760" as either a PSU or GPU. :p
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