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    15% Off on eBay App Purchases TODAY ONLY

    Use coupon code PSAVETODAY by 7pm Pacific to save 15% up to $100 Says it excludes tech but perhaps you need something from a different category that IS eligible
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    FS: Bulk 1TB Laptop 2.5" Hard Drives

    My laptop was stolen last week, and so it's time to shed some weight and buy a new one. I have a stack of 44 brand new 1TB working pull laptop hard drives of various brands, mainly Seagate and Western Digital. Drive will arrive wiped with DBAN. Selling for $25 each, shipped. I would like to...
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    Laptop stolen, need help trying something

    I'm not sure if this is the best forum for this topic, but someone ought to have ideas. My laptop was stolen 2 days ago, and wouldn't you know it, i didn't have all my security duckies in a row yet. The only account on it was my microsoft login with a fairly strong password, and i would use...
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    Problem with resolving G-Suite MX Record

    I have a client who recently transitioned to G-Suite (Google Apps for Non-Profits, specifically). Their registrar is Since then, their email is only working spottily from what they can tell. I have many clients who have G-Suite, and so i checked their configuration against other...
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    FS: 1TB Laptop Drives (Bulk)

    I have 26 like new working pull laptop hard drives. Most or all were on long enough to clone to SSD, and that's it. Came from new Dell Laptops. Samsung / Seagate ST1000LM024 5400rpm 1000GB I've been steadily collecting them over time, and setting them neatly in a cabinet. $40 shipped for...
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    Question: Max # of monitors ??

    I am looking at building a computer for someone who wants several screens for day trading. I'm having some trouble finding info on just how many monitors can be used. The proposed setup would use 1 video card to drive 5 displays. I'm curious about DisplayPort 1.4 and Daisy Chaining / MST...
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    FS: X58 boards / cpus, Bulk 1tb drives

    Good evening, [H]. I think it is time to start clearing out some of my items. Prices are all Shipped. Motherboards / CPU's and memory are grouped according to how they're currently set up. Everything i sell has been very well taken care of. Heatware is under r00k (60-0-0) I ship USPS...
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    Trouble with R9 270X + Thinkstation E30

    I picked up a free Lenovo Thinkstation E30 the other day, with a Xeon processor in it. Was looking to replace a rig i had been using. I have a Radeon R9 270X OC that works just fine in other computers, yet when i put it in the thinkstation and hit the power, it just sits there and lets the...
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    WTB - AMD A6-3600 NEED THIS ASAP!!

    Hey guys, I need to get an AMD A6-3600 CPU / APU Socket FM1 chip. I need it in 61061 before saturday. heat is under r00k 57-0-0 I paypal promptly. i need fast shipping. Anyone able to help me on this?
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    Sudden problems 2012 R2 Server / Clients / RDS

    Here's the situation: I have a client with a 2012 R2 Standard Domain Controller It was installed around August this year It runs a single Hyper-V instance of 2012 R2 Standard, configured as a member server on the domain, and set up for RDS so that they can remote in and work on their...
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    [FS] - ASUS MeMO Pad 7 Tablet

    Ahoy all! I have a brand new in box ASUS MeMO Pad 7" Tablet that I would like to sell. I opened the box, charged it, checked it out for a few minutes, then factory erased it. It is in perfect shape. I even polished the screen clear and put the original sticker back on it. It is a nice and...
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    FS: 13x 500GB Laptop Thin SSHD's

    ALL DRIVES SOLD Hello [H], I have 13 like new Solid State Hybrid Drives. They are working pulls from 13 brand new Dell laptops. Newegg Link Seagate Laptop Thin SSHD 500GB 5400rpm 8GB MLC SSD 64MB Cache I put Samsung SSD's in the laptops right away, and have no use for these. For some...
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    FS: BNIB Xbox One Day One Edition

    Brand New in Box, Never Opened. Xbox One Day One Edition Asking $435 Shipped OBO Heat is under r00k. 55-0-0 I accept PayPal
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    Now that 8.1 killed Easy Transfer..

    Ok so I cannot conceive any reason why Microsoft has killed the ability to use Windows Easy Transfer, but since they have I am trying to find alternatives and so far the pricing absolutely sucks! PCMover and Zinstall are both licensed per transfer between $50 and $120. Here's the deal: I...
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    FS: Core 2 Quad Q9550, Q9650

    Please Delete Thread
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    FS / FT: Laptops, Hard Drives, CPU's

    There are many Pentium 4 / D / Dual Core, a few Core 2 Duo, a few older Xeon, and a few Core i3, as well as about 8 each sempron / athlon / turion. yeah, not the newest, but maybe someone out there needs to spiff up some legacy machines or something, i dunno. Heat is under r00k I ship USPS...
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    Perpetual Free Steam Codes Thread

    My Steam account is growing quite large, and I suspect there are other members here with the same, er, problem. It comes to pass that I have been getting extra copies of certain games, and every so often I offer them free to [H]ard|Forum members, they gobble 'em up in a minute or three...
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    Free Nightsky Game for Steam FCFS

    I already have this game, so Merry Christmas to the first person who asks for it
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    Free Magicka +DLC and Serious Sam 3 BFE (Steam)

    I have a spare steam key for each of the above said games. First Come First Serve. Post, PM me your email address, enjoy! Must have forum status of [H]ardGawd or higher.
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    Free Steam Games here too

    Basically i have no friends. That is, nobody who would want these codes that wouldn't have bought their own humble / indie bundles anyway. So for anybody without a couple bucks to spare to get your own bundles at or I have Batman: Arkham...
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    5850's, 24GB DDR3, and more

    Alright, so it's time to clean out the closet a bit.. Patriot Viper II Sector 7 Edition 12GB (3 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory I have had two sets of this memory sitting in a cabinet for quite a while now. Bought new on the egg 3/15/11, i have since upgraded...
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    Free: 1 copy of Torchlight 2

    Here's the deal: i bought a 4-pack of licenses for Torchlight 2 on steam last year, and the intended last party has shown zero interest. And so this has just sat in my Steam account waiting for a friend who wants it. I'm tired of waiting. I would like to give a completely free steam...
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    SSD Cache + SSD Question

    Hey a search didn't yield the answer i needed, necessarily, so it's time to take it the the [H] experts.. My sister just got a new Dell laptop, which came with a 500GB 7200rpm hard drive and an mSATA 32GB RealSSD. I upgraded her HDD to a Samsung 840 Pro 256GB. In the BIOS, there are...
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    Now running 48GB 8-)

    In a bout of excitement, i just wanna post that I'm now running 48 Gig of Ram on my eVGA X58 3X SLI. For a motherboard that supports 12GB officially, and lists 24GB as the unofficial limit, and is starting to age by some standards, 48GB seems quite an achievement. Now if only i could get a...
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    FS/FT: 12GB DDR3, 8800GTS 512. Need 5850

    Hey all i have some extras laying around, might as well give them a good home. Heat: r00k 45:0:0 Paypal: rookflame at ebay: sandr00k (48,0,0), 42techsolutions (186,0,0) email: chrisa at Now, with the formalities out of the way, here's what i got...
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    1-Up for Patriot Memory

    I recently ordered two Patriot Viper II Sector 7 12GB DDR3-1600 kits for my rig through Newegg. When they arrived, i saw that packaging inside seemed very lackluster. Most every other time i have purchased new memory, they have come with some sort of sticker. So I sent them an email to let...
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    eVGA X58 SLI RAID 5 keeps degrading?

    I recently switched my primary computer from a single RaptorX 150 sata drive to 3 1TB Seagate Barracuda 7200.12's in RAID 5 on my eVGA X58 SLI. It seems like every few days the Intel Matrix Storage Manager reports the array is in a degraded state. It has happened twice now in the past week...
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    Upgrade Question: EF, Quad Display and More

    Hey everyone, I've been a long time fan of multiple displays, but lately I'm becoming obsessed with the productivity gains too. Currently my personal rig sits at my office, powering 4 displays, but I am hoping to add display #5. This could be a fairly long story, but i'd rather get down to...
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    Hey everyone, i have a specific situation that i need to resolve, and i can't seem to get it to work despite my attempts. Many sites describe vaguely how to amend the LMHOSTS file accordingly, but i need to see it as it would actually be written. I have one main office, and one remote...
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    w00t! New mATX Rig. Jumping Ship

    The parts all came in today, a few days early :D So here's what I should be finished building by tonight: Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 ASUS P5E-VM HDMI 2X 2GB G.Skill DDR2-1000 (5-5-5-15) 150GB Western Digital Raptor X 750GB Samsung F1 SATA 3.0 w/ 32mb cache BFGTech Geforce 8800GTS OC 512MB...
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    FS: 2x250GB WD, 120G Seagate, More

    Hey all, trying to downsize my assets here and sell some hard drives off. More will be posted as i sell more Heatware - r00k: 39-0-0 AIM - ironpike02 Accepting PayPal only (to Shipping to 48 US States only Items guaranteed against DOA . . . 2x512MB Corsair TwinX...
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    FS: X1800XT-PE, X1950Pro, more to come

    Hey all, it's time to start selling things for me, so here's what we got: All Prices are Shipped All Prices are Negotiable Paypal is the preferred coin I ship USPS Priority with Delivery Confirmation heat - r00k 39-0-0 aim: ironpike02 Pictures will be coming soon! Sapphire Radeon X1800XT...
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    Need reccomendation for Dr. viewing x-rays

    One of my clients is in the dental field. He regularly views high resolution digital x-rays at each operatory station, and wants to use LCD panels. Currently he has 17 inch Planar PL1700M lcd's running at 1280x1024 on Intel Extreme 2 Graphics onboard video. He is very interested in higher...
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    Help with Quieting old ML350 G2 server

    I have come into possession of a Compaq ML350 G2 server. It has a 120mm fan on the back that starts out sounding like a turbojet, then drops slightly in noise to around a prop job. I can't stand it, but everything i've tried so far has resulted in failures that shut the server down within 5...
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    Randomly inspired case mod

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    Looking for an FM Transmitter

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    "Go to the first new post"

    I don't know if this is a new change that is meant to enhance the experience, but seeing "Go to first new post" in underlined link text next to every thread is extremely annoying. I also feel that it presents extra opportunity for people to drop in their quick reply with further excuse not...
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    Leaving Creative - need help

    I have been trying to fill the limits of my motherboard's expandability. I have 2 PCI, 1 PCI-e x16, and 1 PCI-e x1. Due to my main video card taking up two slots, when i decided i wanted to go quad monitor, i had to remove my Audigy 2 Value. Considering that i don't game very often any more...
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    HyperThreading question

    In the instance that I have a 3.6 Ghz Xeon with Hyperthreading, and i run two instances of the folding client, how do i count that in terms of folding ghz. does each work unit get calculated at 3.6 ghz, or what? I remember reading something about each one working at like 57.5 % of the ghz...
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    A question of ethics and security

    I'm sitting here at the desk of one of my clients, in a downtown business area of a larger city, working on repairing a windows xp installation. And while her computer is doin it's thing, i pulled out the laptop, and what should i find, but an unsecured wireless 802.11g signal that i know...