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  1. drklu

    At Last, First Light for the James Webb Space Telescope

    Very exciting, I hope they can hit the date. It will be amazing seeing the photos this can produce with the mirrors it's packing.
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    New to Mining, looking for Tips/Advise

    Not sure if that thread is the best example. He simply was not going to the new coinbase pro website so his coins were not "hacked and drained". I get your point and agree keeping a large amount of coins on any trading platform is a risk.
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    [H] Stock Alerts, Tips & Tears for AMD, Nvidia, Intel, PS5, XBOX

    Thank you for posting this. Been looking for one at retail for months now. Just snagged it.
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    Cyberpunk 2077 - needs more polish for a AAA title

    No game lives up to the hype when it builds for so long. It has exceeded my expectations although I am finding more bugs the longer I play. It is still a good game, I am having a blast. Been a long time since I have been drawn to play a game so much. Probably the last time was Skyrim.
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    Monitor mounting

    Found another one.
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    Monitor mounting

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/362920263218?ViewItem=&item=362920263218#rwid I don't see very many options but this one popped up when I searched.
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    Cyberpunk 2077 Official Gameplay Trailer Released

    I played 20 hours this weekend and ran into very few glitches. Everyone's experience is different but I am not seeing anything game breaking.
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    Old and Uninformed: I need to replace an 8-year old GTX 680. What's the best $200-300 card?

    Check for the EVGA B stock cards. I just snagged a 2070 for $342.
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    Comfortable chair that improves posture?

    I've ran that Ergohuman chair for over 5 years at my current job. It has held up really well and I do think it helps posture. Very comfortable and well built.
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    Are you upgrading your quad core in 2020?

    Same, my last cpu upgrade was a Phenom II X6 to a 4790k.
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    What is the best thermal paste under 10 dollars

    I like Diamond 7. You can snag a tube for $10 here . Be sure to warm it up before applying, its thick af.
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    EVGA Bstock deals: GTX 1070, $180 shipped, GTX 1080 $240 shipped, 1 year warranty

    Tried several time to get one for my backup PC but it fails to process the transaction at checkout.
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    **buyers only** Were you able to secure a 3080?

    Been like this all morning on my end.
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    What is Official 3080 Sales Time For Thursday?

    Nvidia never showed in stock, just notify me. Nice one lol
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    After Ampere Launch Survey

    after hearing about NV attempting to simplify their product stack I am just going to go for a 3080 tomorrow. Figured if I can get one at launch and pair that with the new Ryzen down the road it will make for an awesome upgrade from a 4970k/1080ti. Prepare your F5's!
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    So buy Ampere or wait for AMD response?

    My guess is they will drop these cards, wait for amd, then drop the 3080ti version. i will just wait for the Ti version. I have always had good luck with those cards, EVGA 1080ti being the latest.
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    Cleaning of the FANs

    I too use the leaf blower method. Just be sure not to overspin the fans.
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    I actually have a 10900k on the way!

    where did you guys buy them ?
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    What was your least favorite graphics card?

    +1 for the gtx 480. I ended up putting a huge heatsink on it which helped a lot but dam that card ran hot Hard to tell but I had the side 200mm fan feeding it as well as another 120mm fan on the other side.
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    Post Your Workstations 2020

    Just finished my new 10' desk, built the legs out of 3"x3" steel tube and painted it with some hammerite. Flat plate with threaded inserts to mount the top to the frame and mcmaster carr levelers for the feet. Used a Baltic birch counter top from Lowe's with 2 coats of stain and 4 coats of...
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    Stand up desk reccomendations

    Check out Uplift V2 with the commercial leg option. Should be around your budget depending on which model you go with. The largest is around $1500 L shape https://www.upliftdesk.com/uplift-v2-l-shaped-standing-desk/ This is the one I was going to order for work. May be a bit small for a desk...
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    Holster or pocket?

    pocket if I'm out and about, if I'm working outside at the house it stays in the truck. If I'm at work (desk job) its on my desk.
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    Whats your "go-to" TIM ?

    I've always used Diamond 7 thermal paste. It works great, just need to put the tube in some warm water before applying because it is really thick when its cold. I have noticed temp differences in gpu's and cpu's when I use this versus other TIM. YMMV.
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    "Intel in jeopardy" from insiders. Much much worse than what they tell.

    I also live in Oregon and have a bit of inside knowledge because our company was hired to do a ton of work there, the project is called D1X MOD 3 and yes it is another expansion onto Mod 1/2 https://www.oregon.gov/deq/Programs/Documents/Intel-LUCSmap2.pdf . I guess I worded that wrong in my...
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    Cyberpunk 2077: Official Thread

    I don't see it as an issue. As they said they want this game to be perfect and need more time to do that. This is par for the course in game development especially considering the kind of world they are making.
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    First Build inyears (guidance please)

    Also if you go with the D15 and don't like the fans/look check out the NH-D15 chromax.
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    "Intel in jeopardy" from insiders. Much much worse than what they tell.

    Weird they are building a 4-5 billion dollar new fab in Hillsboro Oregon while going out of business. Strange business decision :ROFLMAO::D
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    Former or current 1080 ti/Titan (Pascal) owners

    My Xstar 1440p is Duel link dvi so I was not able to get it to work with the 1080ti (didn't want to spend money on an active adapter) so I have been running 1080p again which kinda sucks. I have been waiting for a new monitor and gpu with the new display port revision to come out before I...
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    How Bethesda Quickly Fell From Grace In One Year

    They better make the new Skyrim absolutely amazing, that will make a big difference. Give the players lots of content not hidden behind DLC paywalls. Take a page from CDPR, look how that strategy worked for them.
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    Former or current 1080 ti/Titan (Pascal) owners

    still on a Evga 1080ti as well. I usually skip a few gens between upgrades especially with how much they want for the high end cards.
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    How long have you used your power supply?

    Corsair 850w gold I purchased in 2009 is still going strong.
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    Suggestions on cocentrate/dye for water loop

    I have heard good things about Mayhems dyes. Also, their blitz cleaning kit works really well for cleaning rads. I have always used distilled water, if you want color without the problems of dies maybe look into colored tubing.
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    Game codes

    Yes, right at the top in the rules. "The FSFT forum has its own set of specific rules and has a required 100 post minimum to participate. FSFT is for contributing members of HardForum." https://hardforum.com/threads/fsft-rules-read-before-posting-or-commenting.1891705/ I would just participate...
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    What good and not so expensive PSU 850W for Rtx 2080 Ti and 9900K?

    Looks like they sell Seasonic Platinum PSU's. Very highly regarded as some of the best.
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    How long do you use your phone before you replace it?

    still on my galaxy s7 active. wish all phones have been as durable. still see no reason to upgrade. especially considering the pricing of new phones
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    do you guys still use air can to spray clean the case or you use compressor?

    The electric Milwaukee blower works really well too and its small and compact. Sometimes they include it free in bundles if you need other tools as well.
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    do you guys still use air can to spray clean the case or you use compressor?

    I use the air compressor or the leaf blower works too.
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    Anyone know of a good keyboard cleaner?

    I take it out to the garage and use the air hose. Those mini electronics vacuums work really well too. Mentrovacuum has lots of different models as well. Some can blow and suck you just swap the hose to the other end. It does look like those models have bags as well but I think they come with a...
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    Tubing question

    Nice job, looks great especially for your first WC build !
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