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    Best way to have a redundant internet connection at home?

    Looking to find a way to have a redundant internet at home. Right now we have 1GB with Suddenlink. At times its not reliable, and will go down. I work from home right now, and need it to be reliable. I currently use EERO Pro 3 puck newest models as our router and wifi. Is there a router...
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    Find me a laptop, robust, powerful, long battery life, ports, 4k display, desktop replacement.

    I need the most powerful laptop that money can buy, but I also need it to meet my most important requirements below. I replaced a gaming system that I never used with this. I do video renderings, blu-ray rips, picture editing, email, internet. If it can do gaming, that is a plus, but not a...
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    Help me find the best laptop for what I need.....

    Total budget (in local currency) and country of purchase. Please do not use USD unless purchasing in the US: $3-4k USD Are you open to refurbs/used? NEW How would you prioritize form factor (ultrabook, 2-in-1, etc.), build quality, performance, and battery life? #1 Build Quality, #2...
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    Samsung Galaxy Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra thread

    Surprised no one had one started yet. Ordered my Ultra 512 from At&t for $1000 in credits for trading in a old iPhone 7. Work is actually replacing my s9 plus with a regular Note 20 too.
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    After 25 years, my Infinity Sterlin SS 2001 bookshelf speaker foam fell apart...recommendations?

    Should I do a repair kit on these, or should I just replace them? I used them as computer speakers for my PC with a DaytonAudio Amp. The repair kit on ebay is like $20 bucks, never done one so not sure how hard it is. Or what is great sounding speakers out there today for the money? Not sure...
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    Gigabyte Z390 AORUS XTREME LGA 1151 turning itself back on

    im getting a bit frustrated with this board. It’s been good, but for some reason it keeps turning itself back on after I shutdown the computer. I have also had it lose the bios twice (reset itself). Anyone have any idea why this is happening? I have to turn the psu off to prevent it for...
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    My new built gaming system

    Intel Core i9-9900K Coffee Lake 8-Core, 16-Thread, 3.6 GHz (5.0 GHz Turbo) LGA 1151 CORSAIR Vengeance RGB Pro 32GB (4 x 8GB) 288-Pin DDR4 DRAM DDR4 3200 GIGABYTE Z390 AORUS XTREME LGA 1151 GIGABYTE AORUS GeForce RTX 2080 TI CORSAIR RMx White Series RM850x White (CP-9020188-NA) 850W 80 PLUS Gold...
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    Opinion on my PC build for parts list

    Not sure if this is the right forum for this, but if not, please move. Appologize. Here is my PC Parts list. Let me know your thoughts on this. I wanted something pretty powerful. I also in my total budget I wanted to leave enough room to pick up a Surface Pro 6 too. My total budget was...
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    Honest opinion, AMD or Intel for CPU?

    I am starting a new build, and wanted to know everyones thoughts? I do some gaming, but not real hard core. I have a $2k budget, and I already have a Dell 34" Ultrawide monitor. I know it's not 144hz, but I like clarity. I've always had Intels, and like 15 years ago had AMD. The last...
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    Eero Pro 2nd Gen 3 node wifi mesh system plus a separate 2nd gen beacon

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/173887309402 Selling my Wifi system as I no longer need it. Above is the 3 node pro system, and below is the Beacon. https://www.ebay.com/itm/173887361001
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    Recommendation for External 10TB HD for my Synology NAS to backup too?

    I need to backup my Synology to a external 10TB USB 3.0 HD. I am going to move away from the cloud backup due to costs and want to get a fast, but reliable drive it can use. Any recommendations? Also, the interface on it if it's available would have USB-C and Thunderbolt 3 for future use...
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    Recommend me a case to replace my S320 Elite which is causing heat issues

    With my AIO 240mm Kraken X62 in the front, my CPU temps are high when playing and I get alerts. If I remove the glass off the side, it drops over 20 degrees cooler. I have an exhaust fan on top and back. But it just doesn't help. When researching, seems I am not alone with this case and a...
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    i9-9900k worth upgrade from a i7-8700k?

    I currently have the 8700k, and was curious if its worth the upgrade to the i9? If I sell the i7 it will only be around $200 or so difference. Thoughts?
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    $99 IPS AOC 27" 1080P 75hz Monitor @ MonoPrice Recertified

    This is a heck of a deal. I just got one to replace my mothers 10 year old Dell 24" monitor that was yellow and blurry. And when I fired this up, it was so sharp, and white, and no uneven backlighting that I can see that I was really surprised for the money! The only thing is it only has a VGA...
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    Surface Pro 2017 i7, 512gb, 16gb or a 2-n-1 laptop?

    Trying to decide on which way to go. I have a powerful gaming system at home, and have no need to use it really around the house, but maybe on occasion. But it will be my carry with me every day device to work, or anywhere I go. So it would need to be somewhat light but powerful and be able...
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    Thinkpad T460s and iPad Pro 10.5 256gb cellular

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/173292987813?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1558.l2649 https://www.ebay.com/itm/173300768500?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1558.l2649
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    Acer Predator XB271HU 27" WQHD IPS NVIDIA G-Sync Black/Red Gaming Monitor for $549 @ Newegg

    https://promotions.newegg.com/neemail/latest/index-landing.aspx?cm_sp=Homepage_EMC-_-P1-_-24-106-004-_-04182018 Make sure to use Promo code EMCPTEW32 at check out. I've been waiting for the Asus to go on sale, but when this one did, I snagged it. I hope this one is a good one.
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    Acer Predator XB271HU 27" WQHD IPS NVIDIA G-Sync Black/Red Gaming Monitor for $549 @ Newegg

    https://promotions.newegg.com/neemail/latest/index-landing.aspx?cm_sp=Homepage_EMC-_-P1-_-24-106-004-_-04182018 Make sure to use Promo code EMCPTEW32 at check out. I've been waiting for the Asus to go on sale, but when this one did, I snagged it. I hope this one is a good one.
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    Low 3dMark score vs others?

    I seem to have gotten a bit lower 3dMark score vs other people with the same hardware. Any ideas why? I turned off MSE per another users recommendation yesterday, but I didn't adjust any other settings other than tell it to sync all my cores. https://www.3dmark.com/spy/3555700 Wondering if...
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    Display Help! For Gaming/Work. 1440p, GSYNC, 144hz+

    Help me find a monitor. I currently use a Dell U3415W for my daily tasks and gaming. But since it is only 60hz, I would like to at least double that for my gaming needs. I love the clarity of this screen, so I want to try and not lose that. Size wise, minimum 27" but up from there, but I also...
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    8700k temps, are these normal or too high?

    I have a Kraken K62, with the AIO rad mounted on the front of my S340 Elite case. See pics below. At idle I was seeing 50-60c in silent. When I switched the Kraken to Performance, it went to 33-38c range at idle. Under load, I was doing a handbrake video, and it got up to 75c under 98%...
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    Need help quickly. Asus Strix Z370-E or Maximus X Code

    I ordered the Code already but can overnight the Strix for my build. I was told the Code is overkill for what I need. What are your personal thoughts? I saw the differences on Asus.com but wanted peoples opinions. The Code has more USB ports for sure. I will be having a 8700k on it with a...
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    Opinion on this build, and need advice on case asap!

    Here is my build with the help of a few others here, but I made some changes. I already bought the video card as soon as I saw it go into stock. Also is the power supply enough for that card? So, I am missing a case and can't figure out what case would make this setup look nice, good airflow...
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    What's the best GTX 1080ti to buy today?

    Which is the best one to get for performance/price? So many different models from EVGA and other brands that I am unsure what to get.
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    Build or buy prebuilt?

    I sold my i7-7700k gaming system 4 months ago and got myself a 2017 MBP 15". It's a great laptop, its not what I expected. Using it as a replacement for my gaming rig (I don't play much any more though), has been okay, but the OS I feel so limited in vs Windows and High Sierra hasn't been...
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    My work phone is due for replacement AT&T s7 edge. Get new V30 or S9+?

    What would you do? I have a Note 8 as my personal phone already. This would be for my work one on a business account. So at&t has to sell it.
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    AT&T Samsung Gear S3 Free w/1 month of DTVNOW service no contracts

    https://slickdeals.net/f/11371243-insane-att-free-gear-s3-classic-or-frontier-w-1-mo-dtvnow-10-00-zero-etf-fees-anywhere?v=1 I have directv satelite currently, and ATT wireless. So I tried in chat last night, they wouldn't do it (regular customer service since loyalty was closed). Then I called...
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    Note 8, or V30 for a second hand phone?

    I am switching back to Android and selling my iPhone X. I am trying to decide which of these to get second hand so I can just pay it off and not be paying monthly on them. What would be the best choice? I had the Note 8 before the X, but I thought it was a bit tall, I loved the screen though...
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    Latitude E6530 upgraded to SSD, Invalid Partition Table

    Upgraded the E6530 Latitude to a 275GB Crucial MX-300 SSD. I am trying to install Windows 10 to it, but no matter what I do, it keeps saying Invalid partition. The bios is the latest A20 available for this laptop. Is it just not compatible to work with an SSD? I've upgraded many machines to an...
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    CALDIGIT TS3 Dock w/free AV Pro 2TB External HD

    This is one heck of a deal. It ends on January 5th, 2018! http://shop.caldigit.com/us/TS3-US05
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    Advice on how to switch back to AT&T?

    So, I switched away from AT&T to Verizon for the unlimited plan. Stupid move. Signal and data speeds are way worse than AT&T places I live and travel. Not impressed at all. My house barely has one bar of signal. Here is what I have with Verizon and how I got it. 1. I traded in two iPhones for...
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    Apple-Mac-mini-Server-Late-2012-2-3GHz-i7-16GB-RAM-1TB-256GB-SSD-MD389LL-A Apple-Mac-mini-Server-L

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/-/172727887348?
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    Best router to use with my EERO system?

    This will be for my large home. I like to get a good router to use with my EERO system in bridge mode. Right now EERO isn't a good "Router", but is an awesome wifi system. I'd like to get a router that is solid, doesn't have issues really with reboots, etc, and if there is one, that can...
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    Asus PG279Q or ViewSonic XG2703-GS?

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    Opinions on new Gaming monitor?

    The ones I've been looking at are: ASUS PG279Q 27" IPS, 165hz, GSYNC Acer Predator XB271HU, 27" IPS, 165hz, GSYNC Newly added: AOC Agon AG271QG 27”, 165hz, Gsync, IPS ViewSonic XG2703-GS 27" 165Hz IPS WQHD 1440p G-Sync Help me decide what to get? I am leaning hard towards the Asus, but I...
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    What memory is better? G.Skill Trident RGB or Corsair Vegence LED

    I purchased both and plan to only keep one and send the other back. What are your thoughts on both of these? This will go on a new Asus Maximus Formula IX board that is coming. Links below. G.skill...
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    Bought an Netgear Orbi, just returned it for Eero system

    I bought the Orbi combo back in October of 2016. I am glad Best Buy accepted my return today of the unit. I am totally done with this as all it ever did was disconnect my devices and reconnect them all the time. It was NEVER stable. Coverage was great for just two devices. Speeds performed...
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    Help me find the right laptop. UltraBook 14-15"

    General Questions 1) What is your budget? $1200-1400 2) What size notebook would you prefer? 14-15" UltraPortable 3) Where will you buying this notebook? You can select the flag of your country as an indicator. USA 4) Are there any brands that you prefer or any you really don't like? I am...
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    Best gaming mouse needed for FPS gaming

    I currently have a Razer Deathadder 2013 model. I use to have Logitech MX series, but got sick of the cords always going bad or the build quality issues. I am open to try them again though. The razer has been great, but I know there are better mice out there. With the shape of these two...
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    If you had $500, what would you upgrade?

    My current system specs are below. I have about $500 I can spend to upgrade my PC. I am pretty much out of space on my SSD in my machine now and was considering buying an 950 Pro to expand my system and put the games only on the 512gb EVO. But I also was thinking maybe buy a regular HD, and...
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