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    Team T-FORCE VULCAN Z 64GB (2 x 32GB) DDR4 3200 @ NewEgg $189.99

    Team T-FORCE VULCAN Z 64GB (2 x 32GB) DDR4 3200 @ NewEgg $189.99 Gosh.. I remember spending $300 couple years ago for 32GB of DDR4 and now you can get 64GB for less than $200. Incredible!
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    Is there a way to monitor CPU (Ryzen) temperature on a consumer graded ESXI server?

    I just built a new Ryzen 1700x ESXI server using ASUS GA-AX370-Gaming (rev. 1.x) as the motherboard. On my other ESXI server, Dell R420, under Monitor -> Hardware -> System sensors, I can see the CPU temperature. However on this new Ryzen 1700x ESXI server, when I go to the same page, I see...
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    Can't get ASUS GT520 to work with Asus GA-AX370-Gaming (AM4) using the 1st PCIEX slot

    I am building an ESXI server using Ryzen 1700x. I don't really need a good video card for the ESXI server so I just bought a cheap used video card (ASUS GT520) from EBay. For some strange reason, I can't get get ASUS GT520 to work with Asus GA-AX370-Gaming (AM4) using the 1st PCIEX slot. It...
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    Questions about my ESXI Server (HDMI and NIC)

    This is the first time I am running an ESXI server, particularly version 6.5.0 (Build 4887370). Before that I have been using Virtual Box for hosting VMs for many years. My ESXI Server is installed on my i7-2600K with Gigabyte Z68X-UD3H-B3 motherboard. I have two questions. 1) I am using the...
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    Excelvan 500W PSU

    I have an old desktop with an AMD Tinity A6-5400K with a dead PSU . I just want a very cheap replacement and doesn't really care its efficiency since I am just using it as a HTPC to watch some movies over the network and some web surfing. I happen to come across this PSU brand named Excelvan...
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    Dell NetXtreme ll Dual Port Gigabit PCIe - G218C

    I always wonder how one would make money out from this. It's so cheap but that's a different discussion. There's not a whole lot of information online or maybe I just didn't dig long enough on Google. I found this on Dell website...
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    Massdrop Minimic (cheap modmic alternative)

    I paired the minimic with the Massdrop x AKG M220 pro headphones. I can't really speak for the audio quality about the microphone but I use it for teleconference over Skype and GoToMeeting with a bunch of people and I haven't heard any negative...
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    What's your thought on Dygma Raise (Split Keyboard)'s Kickstarter Project?

    So there's this new crowd sourced Kickstarter project for a split keyboard. It looks pretty promising with your option of switch type. The price is on a higher end side but all split keyboard is around that price range nowaday.
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    Ubiquiti Networks ER-X EdgeRouter X for $39.99 w/ Free Shipping @ B&H

    Ubiquiti Networks ER-X EdgeRouter X for $39.99 w/ Free Shipping @ B&H This little router doesn't go on sales much. I think it is a decent deal. I am using one right now. Be warn that...
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    Recommendation on WiFi access point that supports multiple VLANs

    I am trying to look for a WiFi access point that supports multiple VLANs. I am interested in dual-band access point. Can you give me some recommendations? Thanks!
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    What type of hard drive I should purchase for my use case?

    Using the Western Digital hard drive types as reference - Black Desktop Performance - Blue Desktop - Purple Surveillance - Red NAS Here's my use case - Computer runs 24/7 - Steam games are installed and running from that hard drive - Storage...
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    Strange behavior with DP to Mini DP cable

    I have a Acer B286HK 28" 4K monitor, it has a DP and a mini DP input. I want both my laptop and my gaming desktop connect to this monitor. Originally I want my laptop to connect to this 4K monitor via a DP to Mini DP cable because the monitor's manual said mini DP input supports only up to 30...
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    Looking for mechanical keyboard that is powered by a removable mini-USB cable similar to CM Trigger

    I am looking for a mechanical keyboard that is powered by a removable mini-USB cable similar to CM Trigger. The reason is because I have a laptop and desktop and when I switch to a different computer, I can just switch cable. I know there's KVM option but I only need the keyboard to be...
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    EdgeRouter X and VLAN Questions

    Hey guys, I just bought myself an EdgeRouter X recently. I want to learn more about VLAN by configuring my home network with 3 VLANs. At a high level overview, my current setup consists of a modem/router 2-in-1 combo and a dumb switch that lives inside a single subnet. Computers used for...
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    Question about Radeon HD 6850 supporting 4K and 2K at 60Hz

    Usually I upgrade my computer every 4 years or so I figure my i7 2600k is still running strong so there's no need for upgrade for another year or two. My primary desktop specification is listed in my signature. I am running Windows 10 64bits Anyway so I just purchased an Acer B286HK UHD...
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    Slow wireless file transfer within LAN over 2.4Ghz

    Slow wireless file transfer within LAN over 2.4Ghz This really makes no sense to me. Very weird scenario. :( This is the 2nd day I own the TP-LINK WDR-3600 which is a dual band router. The first day, everything is operating normally where file transfer within LAN over wireless on 2.4GHz...
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    Hang Your Headphones Anywhere with Two Binder Clips

    Thought that someone might be interested... have fun Here's how I use it at home.
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    Creative Sound Blaster Tactic3D Rage Wireless USB Connector Circumaural Gaming Headse

    I thought this is a good deal consider it is a wireless gaming headset. Creative Sound Blaster Tactic3D Rage Wireless USB Connector Circumaural Gaming Headset - $69.99 FS @ Newegg
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    The 'e' key not working on a brand new mechanical keyboard

    I just purchased a Cooler Master CM Storm Trigger mechanical keyboard. This is my first mechanical keyboard and after I connected to my computer, I realized that the 'e' key doesn't work. I tried on two different computers and the results are identical, the 'e' key doesn't work. Did I...
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    MS Sculpt Comfort Wireless Keyboard - $14.99 @ OD

    MS Sculpt Comfort Keyboard - $14.99 @ OD The nearest Office Depot near my house is about 40 miles away so I just did a pricematch at my local Staples. The keyboard is not bad. Definitely more comfortable than typical one.
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    Ergonomic Mouse

    Anyone in here use an ergonomic mouse? My wrist would get hurt once awhile and last time it lasted for 2 months or so. I am hoping if anyone can give me some recommendation on which one I should get. It seems like a lot of people like Evoluent but their mouse is a bit on the pricey end...
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    Pioneer VSX-1022-K & Polk Audio RM510

    Just bought these for a very good friend as a gift for his new house. Polk Audio RM510 Pioneer VSX-1022-K 100ft 12AWG Enhanced Loud Oxygen-Free Copper...
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    What are the differences between these 2 NICs?

    What are the differences between these 2 NICs? Intel PWLA8391GT Desktop Adapter PRO/1000 GT 10/ 100/ 1000Mbps PCI 1 x RJ45 - OEM Intel PWLA8391GT PRO/1000 GT Desktop Adapter 10/ 100/ 1000Mbps PCI 1 x RJ45 - OEM It seems identical to me. Can anyone spot or know about the differences...
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    Recommendation on managing multiple UPS

    I currently own APC Back-UPS ES 550 and will be getting a new CyberPower CP1000AVRLCD shortly. I would like some recommendation on how to manage multiple UPS on a single PC. I will use the CyberPower UPS for my PC and APC Backup-UPS ES for my other devices such as router, cable modem, monitors...
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    How are these temperatures on my i7 2600K

    How are these temperatures on my i7 2600k. I am not sure what is the average temperature of i7 2600K during load. I didn't overclock my CPU and memory. These are stock settings. I just ran the Intel Burnin Test with 10 iterations.
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    Case fans placement for NZXT Source 210

    I recently purchased NZXT Source 210, and it supports a total of 7 case fans. Front: 2 X 120mm Rear: 1 X 120mm @ 1200rpm Top: 2 X 120/140mm Bottom: 1 x 120mm I have a total of 5 case fans (KINGWIN CF-012LB) for installation. I need some suggestion as to where to put my...
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    [YA] Rate my build

    1) What will you be doing with this PC? Gaming? Photoshop? Web browsing? etc Occasional gaming (e.g. StarCraft II) Software development and virtualization 2) What's your budget? Are tax and shipping included? Less than $900 including tax 3) Which country do you live in? If the U.S, please tell...
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    RAMs for Intel i7 2600K CPU and a motherboard with Z68 chipset

    I am planning to build a new computer with Intel i7 2600K CPU and a motherboard with Z68 chipset. I would like to get 16 GB of RAM (4x4GB), I narrowed down my choices on RAM and would like some opinion. 1) CORSAIR Vengeance 16GB (4 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop...
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    Just looking for a quick sanity check about my PSU

    I am planning to build a new computer and give my wife my current computer. I am planning to use my Cooler Master Real Power Pro 750W that is currently installed on my computer (Q6600) for the new computer (Intel i7 2600K with Z68 or P67 motherboard) and buy a 500W PSU for the old computer...
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    Opinion needed

    I need some opinions. 1) Should I get 3 20' LCD or 2 22' LCD? 2) Which of these 22' LCD would you get if you were me? Samsung 2333T...
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    beyonddc's HTPC

    Nothing stunning. Just a simple setup that serves my needs. Toshiba 46XV645U 46" HDTV Pinnacle Microburst 6000 5.1 Speaker System Pioneer VSX-820-K 5.1 Receiver OmniMount Gemini 1 Speaker Stand Z-Line Stealth Flat Panel TV Stand w/ Integrated Mount HTPC: AMD...
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    Which card I should use as primary? 5450 vs 3850

    Hi all, Yesterday I bought a video card from Micro Center for my computer so that I can add a 3rd monitor. Eyefinity is not an option because I don't have a monitor that has a display port. Anyway, should I use GIGABYTE GV-R545SC-1GI Radeon HD 5450 (Cedar) 1GB 64-bit DDR3 PCI Express 2.1...
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    Possible? Nvida and ATI Video Card installed on same PC

    I want to setup 3 monitors. Right now I only have a single ATI HD 3850 pci-xpress that is connected with two LCDs. I have an extra PCI Nvidia card lying around, is it possible to just connect that and setup a 3rd monitor? Thanks
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    beyonddc's HTPC Parts

    I just picked all my parts for my HTPC and hit the order button on Newegg. :) What do you think?
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    Who uses Comcast Cable Broadband in here?

    Hey, just a quick question. I am having Comcast to setup cable broadband Internet. I remember back in the days, I always clone my MAC address of my primary computer's NIC in my router. Do I still need to do this? or Comcast dropped that already? Thanks
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    Budget PCI-E Video Card w/HDMI video and audio for WinXP

    Hey all, I plan to buy a cheapo refurbish desktop from Microcenter and install a budget video card to use it as HTPC. So now I am looking for some recommendations on budget PCI-E video Card w/HDMI video and audio support for WinXP I read some information online that a lot of people is...
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    Router's Primary and Secondary DNS

    Hi All, I just started playing with my router's settings, and one option is to set the primary and secondary DNS. Up until now, I have been using whatever my ISP is providing. I now switched to OpenDNS. I set the primary and secondary DNS as whatever specified from the OpenDNS website...
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    Some MP3 files not readable in car receiver

    Sometime my MP3 compatible car receiver couldn't play certain MP3 files of my MP3 CD burned using Nero Burning ROM. What I mean by certain tracks is that it could play fine on certain MP3 files from one directory and couldn't play any MP3 files from another directory. I have tried using...
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    W2K HD Error Msg: The Disk in Drive D is not formatted, Format is Now?

    As topic, I received an error on my W2K system "The Disk in Drive D is not formatted, Format is Now?". Yes, it is a W2K (Windows 2000 Professional) system. It's an old reliable system that I use it as a file server. Last night, I noticed some files disappeared on my D: drive. I restarted...
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    Any freeware enables wallpaper per monitor

    Hi, I am currently running dual LCD setup on Windows XP. Is there any freeware that enables wallpaper per monitor? Right now the wallpaper is identical on both screen. My graphic card is ATI Radeon HD 3850. Thanks!!!