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    Gaming CPU - Best value

    I am planning a PC upgrade and curious what the best value is currently for gaming at 1440p. I have a Ryzen 7 5800x ordered from Amazon but as of today its not going to be shipped until late January. Curious if this is even worth the price for 1440p or if I am just better off getting a i7-9700k...
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    Recommendations for wifi router/ap for small apt.

    Looking to upgrade the shitty wireless router that came with my internet service. I don't really need anything with a great deal a features just reliable and secure. It doesn't have to be a router since I am replacing the router that came with my service with a Sophos XG Firewall box. Been...
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    Best CPU for 1440p 144hz gaming

    Looking to upgrade my system in my signature, mainly so I can pass along the hardware I'm currently using to my GFs PC. Wanted to know what the best options for 1440p 144hz gaming for CPUs. I don't plan to overclock anything. I will just be needed to swap the CPU and motherboard out. I...
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    Processor Upgrade Advice Needed...Intel 9th/8th Gen or Ryzen 7 2700x

    I am looking to upgrade my gaming rig below. I am considering the following processors i7-9700k i5-9600 i7-8700 AMD Ryzen 7 2700x I am not really looking to overclock thus the non-k options but don't want to waste money on a processor that won't really take advantage of or that isn't a good...
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    Various Aukey Blue Switch Mechanical Keyboards from 24.93 to 46.79 + tax - 'Zon

    87-Key Aukey Rainbow LED-Backlit Mechanical Keyboard w/ Blue Switches $26.79 w/ promotional code EANPK7Y3 87-Key Aukey Mechanical Keyboard w/ Blue Switches $24.93 w/ promotional code 8U9L6XWR 104-Key Aukey Mechanical Keyboard w/ Blue Switches $29.69 w/ promotional code ICMJ5PIH 104-Key...
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    Monoprice Mech Keyboards: Backlit - $23.99/Non-backlit - $19.99 FS

    Backlit Blue Switches Backlit Red Switches Non-backlit Blue Switches Non-backlit Red Switches
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    Help with case RGB lighting

    I decided to purchase the Phanteks Eclipse P400S which comes with an LED strip and I plan to purchase 3x Cooler Master MasterFan Pro 140 Air Flow RGB fans however my Asus Prime Z270-A only has one RGB header. Do I need to purchase something like this...
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    Recommendation on Mid/Full Size Tower Upgrade

    I decided to upgrade my case and make my PC internals more aesthetically pleasing. I prefer clean designs. Something with a good deal of cable management room. I would prefer a PSU shroud but not required. Removable HDD cages and HDD mount on the back of the motherboard tray. I am also leaning...
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    MSI GT73VR 17.3-Inch 120Hz Titan-017 - $1700 - Massdrop - YMMV

    https://www.massdrop.com/buy/msi-gt73vr-17-3-120hz-titan-017-gaming-laptop Not sure about shipping as its not specified. Requires at least 3 total buys ( 0 thus far) 4 day left on drop Manufacturer Part #: GT73VR017 OS: Windows 10 CPU: Intel Core i7-6820HK CPU Speed: 2.7 - 3.6GHz w/ Turbo...
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    Gigabyte Aorus GTX 1080 Ti 11G - $660 shipped - Massdrop - YMMV

    https://www.massdrop.com/buy/gigabyte-aorus-geforce-gtx-1080-ti-11g?mode=guest_open Price listed at $660 shipped, could drop to $650 if enough people buy. Seems to be about 100 less than anywhere else. 5 days left on drop I put YMMV as I believe if not enough people commit to buy the drop...
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    Unable to get Yahama RX-V567 to do 1080p output via HDMI

    I have my PC feed to the HDMI 1 input on my receiver then the HDMI output from the receiver to the TV however the best I can get it to do is 1080i. I have the input settings set to 1080p and when I connected the PC direct to the TV 1080p works fine but for some reason the receiver won't out put...
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    **DEAD** 27" Monoprice Zero-G 2560x1440 QHD FreeSync LED @ 254.99 shipped plus tax(?)

    https://www.monoprice.com/product?c_id=113&cp_id=11307&cs_id=1130703&p_id=16384&seq=1&format=2&AID=11064683&PID=4485850&ref=cj&utm_source=cj&utm_medium=11064683&utm_term=Slickdeals+LLC-1122587 Use code 15JUNE for 15% off listed price (code works with other items with some exclusions) ***DEAD***
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    Odd issue with Gigabyte ga-z77x-ud3h and GFX cards

    Recently moved my ga-z77x-ud3h to a different case and now I am unable to get the video card installed in the board to launch games. Every game gives some type of error indicating that it my video card is unsupported by the game (tried a 7590 and Rx380). Both the 7950 and 380 were both...
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    **DEAD** Dell 27" Gaming Monitor - S2716DG G-Sync/2560 x 1440/144Hz/TN- $425 AR

    Link to monitor (TN Panel)...
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    **DEAD** GIGABYTE GTX 1080 Ti Gaming OC $635 Shipped Newegg/Ebay

    GIGABYTE GTX 1080 Ti GV-N108TGAMING $635 Shipped Newegg/Ebay...
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    **DEAD** MSI GTX 1080 TI ARMOR 11G OC $639 shipped Newegg/Ebay

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/MSI-GeForce-GTX-1080-Ti-DirectX-12-GeForce-GTX-1080-TI-ARMOR-11G-OC-11GB-352-Bit-/382016280684 via Slickdeals ***DEAD***
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    **DEAD** GIGABYTE GTX 1080 Windforce OC $429 Shipped Newegg/Ebay

    GIGABYTE GeForce GTX 1080 DirectX 12 GV-N1080WF3OC-8GD 8GB 256-Bit GDDR5X PCI Use code PREMEMDAY15 at Checkout for $15 off Code Expired...
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    Prevent "Unsupported Hardware

    Curious for those us that are not big fans of Windows 10 and have Kaby Lake CPUs, if any has found a way to block MS annoying Windows Update nag message for Unsupport Hardware in Win 7. I have searched around and have yet to find anything.
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    Upgrade considersations

    I have been considering upgrading my video card for several months now... primarily holding off until the 300 series was released. Now with the release and the knowledge of the cards basically being re-branded 200 series cards what is the best bang for your buck option. It seems that if you...
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    dual 290x liquid cooling kit availibility

    Are there any dual gpu liquid cooling kit solutions on the market. I could possibly though unlikely end up with a Asus AresIII 290x and wanted to know if there is a solution that would work with this card without having to invest in a complete water cooling system...
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    ASUS 8GB Radeon 290X ARESIII-8GD5 - $300 shipped

    Saw this when searching. Figured it to be an open-box or refurb at this price (though it doesn't say either) unless there is something about this card I don't know about. Its from a Newegg Marketplace vendor if that matters to you...
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    Strange issue with 7950

    Sometimes after my PC has been "idle" (no one actively using it) my PC becomes non-responsive. The monitor reports no signal from the computer and while the power is still on I can not get it to respond and have to restart it. I notice when it does this that the fans on my 7950 aren't on any...
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    Night Terrors - Augmented Reality Survival Horror

    I am not sure if this will caught on or even been a good game but the technology behind it is pretty neat. https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/night-terrors-augmented-reality-survival-horror#/story
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    Help with BenQ XL2420z brightness/colors

    I am having a hard time getting the colors and brightness on this monitor to a level I can deal with. I have tried a few ICC profiles and followed the instructions for setting it up on DigitalVersus and I can't seem to find anything that works good. I was wondering if those that have this...
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    Recommendations for gaming monitor

    I am planning to upgrade my video card after the new iteration of cards come out hopefully in Feb. and figured its probably a good idea to go ahead and get a new monitor since the one I have is quite old. I can't stand tearing so I currently play all games with v-sync enabled and its starting to...
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    Considering upgrading my 7950....looking for advice

    I haven't been keeping up with the latest hardware so I am looking for some help. I currently have a 7950 and I am considering upgrading. I only run one monitor at 1920 x 1200 and overclocking isn't something I consider when purchasing. I do like to max out my settings a much as possible at this...
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    MSI Radeon HD 7950 + 3 games ...$179.99 AR

    MSI R7950-3GD5/OC BE Radeon HD 7950 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127737&nm_mc=EMC-IGNEFL102213&cm_mmc=EMC-IGNEFL102213-_-EMC-102213-Index-_-DesktopGraphicsVideoCards-_-14127737-L019D Deal expires 11:59pm PT on 10/25
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    Installing 6850 on Windows Server 2012 for RemoteFX in Hyper-V

    Anyone have some experiencing getting Hyper-V in Windows 2012 to recognize their Radeon GPU? Is there a specific way the driver need to be installed? I can't seem to get it to recognize the card though I have read reports that others have been able to get this working before with Hyper-V but I...
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    Radeon 6850+RemoteFX on Server 2012

    Does anyone have any advice on how to get my VMs in Hyper-V on Server 2012 Datacenter to allow RemoteFX using my Radeon 6850. I installed the latest the 13.4 Catalyst drivers which I know do not officially support Server 2012 however it seems to work. The display driver installed but its still...
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    Power Color 7870 Myst and Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UD3H rev 1.1 incompatible?

    Does anyone have this video card and motherboard combination? I can't seem to get the 7870 to work properly with this motherboard. I currently have a XFX 6950 install in the Gigabyte board and it works flawlessly. I can take the 7870 and install in my old Foxconn Bloodrage board and it works...
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    Powercolor 7870 Myst and Catalyst 13.1

    Anyone have any trouble installed the Catalyst 13.1 drivers with a PC 7870 Myst. I don't get any errors but when doing a custom install it doesn't load the video driver. I only lists the HDMI audio driver CCC and SDK. I also tried the 13.2 beta 5 driver which actually does load the display...
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    Acelero TwinTurbo Pro and PowerColor PCS+ AX7870HD 7870 MYST

    Any know if a http://www.arctic.ac/en/p/detail?sArticle=22.%3F would work on a http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814131484&Tpk=Radeon%207870%20Tahiti&nm_mc=AFC-C8Junction&cm_sp=&AID=10440897&PID=3891137&SID=rewrite.
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    ATI 6950 - Random crashing to white flicking screen then white pinstrips

    Occasionally, so far only when browsing the web, my computer screen will turn completely white then flash a few time then turn to white pinstips before restarting. I have read that this might be cause by the 2D clocks on the card being too low however I am not exactly sure what to set them at...
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    Warm? Tt eSPORTS Mechanical Keyboard Black KB-MEK007US $67.86 shipped @ the egg

    Not sure if this is a overwhelmling great deal but everywhere I have seen this keyboard at its $99.99 Can't seem to find any reviews on it so if someone finds one please post. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16823162015
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    Strange remote connection latency issue

    I have two computers on my home network that I connect to remotely via Teamviewer from work. My work does some sort of packet filtering to block RDP connections from leaving their network so I can't use RDP. For some reason one of the computer has really bad latency and the other doesn't. Oddly...
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    PCs won't post with Sapphire 6850 installed

    I purchased a new Sapphire 6850 from someone on ebay and I can't get either of my computers to post with the card connected. The card was seated properly with the 6pin pci connector in place but neither of my systems will turn on. One of the systems is the one listed as my gaming rig below in my...
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    Upgrade for a Radeon 4850 512mb for gf

    I am looking to upgrade an old card my gf is using for right around 100 bucks if possible. She really only plays Diablo 3 and Torchlight 2. Any suggestions on a good deal for a decent upgrade.
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    20% off next order - monoprice.com

    Sign up for their newsletter and get 20% off next purchase Monoprice News Letter Sign-up I am not sure if this applies to everyone, it might only apply to those that have purchased from their site before. I just got an email about it so I figured I would share. Coupon is limited to a single...
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    GIGABYTE GA-Z77X-UD3H or ASRock Z77 Extreme6 or other

    I am thinking about picking up a i5-3750k and was curious which motherboard to get between the GIGABYTE GA-Z77X-UD3H or ASRock Z77 Extreme6, or possible another one if anyone has any suggestions for a better board in the 150-170 price range.
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    Hard Locks

    I been having issues with hard locks and blue screens on my computer for the past few weeks. I think my PSU might be going out. Are these acceptable ranges... The locks up occur at random mostly when the system is idle. I have ran memtest86 successfully, Furmark runs for a good 5-10...
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