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    WTB GTX 970 or 980

    Looking for a price range around $260 for the 970, or $360 for 980.
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    Fire Emblem day one paid content lockout based on the story you choose

    According to IGN, there is a major story arch split in the game. http://www.ign.com/articles/2015/04/02/fire-emblem-if-black-and-white-kingdom-launching-as-2-separate-versions-in-japan Fuck. That. Shit. This is the worst, most blatant, cash grab I've ever seen. I was interested in...
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    New computer type for me - server with low power draw ($600)

    Hey guys, I'm building a personal use home server for development, learning, and storage. I'm planning on using it to host development services like TFS and Atlassian products (Jira and possibly confluence). This will be single use only and maybe some remote access, and the main feature I...
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    Looking for a new TV in the $800-ish range

    I just moved and am in the market for a new TV. I'm looking for a decent sized screen and easy on the power draw. Used for both gaming and movies (will not have cable for live sports and such). These are the ones I'm looking at so far VIZIO M501d-A2R 50-Inch 1080p 240Hz 3D Smart LED...
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    WTB: chivalry medieval warfare key

    If anyone has a spare key around. I'd like to get one. I'm hoping to snag one for around $10.
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    What do directors, producers, and project leads look for in a SE candidate?

    I've got an upcoming interview and one of them involves people with the above titles. These are guys that never were developers or have long since been out of the day to day development, so I don't expect them to ask many deep technical questions I've been preparing for. Maybe more on process...
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    What to get for FFXIV @ 5760x1200

    I'm currently running what's in my sig, but I'd like to get a little more eye candy and FPS at my resolution. I'm looking in the 350-400 range for an upgrade, but if I can sell my current card, I might be willing to push higher. Recommendations? Depending on the gains of the rumored 9000...
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    Software Engineer interview response time?

    Just wondering what you guys think about the time it takes for a company to get back about an interview. Given last week was a holiday week, I understand it might take more than usual. I interviewed almost 3 weeks ago, and haven't heard anything. This is a big company, and glass door...
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    Tales of symphonia HD coming to PS3 (original + sequel)

    http://m.ign.com/articles/2013/06/03/tales-of-symphonia-chronicles-announced ToS is one of my favorite JRPGs along with the snes FF games and chrono trigger. The tales games are very formulaic, much more than the FF series, but ToS was my first tales game. The remake will include an hd of...
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    Clustered MSMQ and WCF

    Anyone have experience with this? I don't see how a remote MSMQ fires off WCF services. I think I understand how it works with a local MSMQ to invoke a service call, but for queues not on the same server as the WCF service, how does the service know when to fire off a method. Does the WCF...
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    Mock Interviews

    Anyone know some good places where I can set up some mock interviews? I feel pretty confident about my skills as a software engineer, but I need practice is making my skills shine while still under pressure of an interview. Most of my friends dont have the software expertise to help me on...
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    What are some good whiteboard programming questions (C#)

    I'm trying to practice interview skills and the weakest section I thinks for me right now is my white board coding. Give me Visual Studio and Google and I'm a force to be reckoned with, but I'm not sure if I can write something like a simple file reader/writer or do some string manipulation...
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    How long can you go without serious gaming sessions?

    I know it comes off as an addiction, and it probably can be argued as one, but I used to play video games daily. It is a major hobby of mine, but not the only hobby. Most of the time during the week it could be an hour or so a day and a few more over the weekend. I have no problems not...
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    Getting up to speed with iOS

    Hello fellow programmers! I usually lurk in the games section, but all my free time seems to be going to learning everything programming, Little background: I come from the .Net World, and have been using a great website to refine all my skills in .NET anywhere from MVC framework, to unit...
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    1 of 3 sticks broken, can i replace 1 for triple channel?

    I bought this product from New Egg http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231358 I didnt install it when i got it, but when i got around to it, one of the sticks was bent and wasnt working. I'm looking at replacing that third stick from newegg, If I buy a single stick...
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    Final Fantasy XIII: Lightning Returns

    Well now its official, the third installment of the XIII saga. The combat of tears of the goddess dlc was the best RPG combat I've experienced in a long time. XIII and XIII-2 had a lot of issues outside combat, I'm wondering if they can fix a lot of those issues...
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    Need a second opinion on building for a friend

    My friend wants to build a rig before borderlands 2 comes out. Beyond normal surfing and video watching online, it will mainly be used for gaming. I'll be building it for him, so to play on the safe side I'm not going to be overclocking anything. The last upgrade i made for my computer was...
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    Looking for a research/economy strategy game

    It's hard to explain exactly what I want, but Im looking for a researched based strategy game that really gives a good sense of progression. Something with more focus on research and economy, and less on comba(but should have some combat for the research to payoff) I'm fan of Starcraft 2...
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    Bought laptop, didnt get charger or install CD

    How long should I wait before giving negative feedback? It came in last monday, and I messaged him the install CD's were not there (hp envy), and I realized the next day the charger was not included and messaged him again. I havent heard from him in about 9 days now. He gave me a good price...
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    Upgrading brothers system, need help staying under budget

    1) What will you be doing with this PC? Gaming? Photoshop? Web browsing? etc My bro's birthday is coming up and his wife and I are looking to upgrade his comp for the eminent release of SC2. He wont game too much beyond SC2 (some borderlands, portal, ect nothing taxing), but he also does...
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    No signal on one DVI and DP with 5870

    I dont know the full issues of this since I just noticed it before I went to work, but one of my DVI and my DP outputs are not working anymore. I dont even see them in BIOS before windows shows up. It was working fine yesterday, but when I turned it on this morning, my monitors were seeing...
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    installing new video card = failing CPU overclock settings?

    Hey guys, I dont upgrade much, but I just replaced my 4890 with a 5870, I was worried something went wrong when I just got black screen trying to boot windows, but after restarting BIOS said my CPU overclock failed. I reset my overclock settings and everything is running perfectly again...
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    Rotating speaker position?

    I was wondering if there was a way to rotate which audio channel goes to which speaker in Windows 7. The issue is my computer is on the north side of my room while my TV is on the west side. I'd like to have my 7.1 setup aligned for my TV so I can easily plug in my PS3 and watch movies with...
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    Will a non DP eyefinity card come out?

    I was wondering if the requirement for DP was a technical requirement or a design standpoint. I know currently, something about the channels using DVI-HDMI restricts using all 3 monitors without displayport, but can that change? Whats to keep ATI or any of the card makers from having triple...
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    Too low Voltages??

    Hi guys, I was wondering if it would be bad to have too low voltages. I'm new to OC and did some tinkering with settings, and they seem to be low compared to what I've been reading online. Here's what I have Asus P6T SE Core i7 920 (D0 stepping) Corsair XMS3 6gb (3x2gb) DDR3-1600 Zalman...
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    4890 + ??? = Triple monitor (non-gaming)

    Hey guys, I bought 3 monitors and a 4890 to hold me over until I can get my hands on a 5800 series cards. I bought 3 monitors, not just for gaming, but for programming as well. From what I know the 4890 can only hold 2 outputs, so I'll need a third one to get a third monitor up and running...
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    Looking for a case with good GPU room

    Hey guys, I'm close to getting all the new parts for a comp and the biggest thing holding me back is finding a good case. I'm looking for something with good cooling, and lots of space for a video card. I'm going to pick up a 4890 for now, but plan on Crossfiring some 5800s next year. I'm...
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    Are SSDs leveling out for now???

    I saw on SD a deal for 120gig Agility Series SSDs for $250. I was thinking about getting 1 or 2 of them for a new comp in building, but that may be 1-3 months away. I havent heard much news since Intel's G2 came out, maybe im just not paying attention. How much do you guys think the SSD...
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    E6600 vs E6420(OC)

    With the new price cuts I'm considering upgrading my mobo and CPU to make better use of my video card. I jumped on the x1950 AGP bandwagon and found that my CPU runs at 100%, meaning its bottlenecking and I'm not getting full use out of my video card. My current processor is a AMD64 3400+...
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    Issues with x1950Pro and TV /w VGA input

    I have a sceptre X42 1080p naga. This TV works really well and supports 1920x1080 resolution with VGA input. I'm really happy with my x1950pro purchase save one issue. When I reach the logon screen of XP the screen goes blank. I've seen reports of it happening on other LCD monitors too...
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    FS: 500w PSU, X800Unlocked, 737 Mobo w/ 3400+

    Shipping Included PSU ($50) http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16817148005 Works great, couldn't handle my new Video card (not enough on the 12V rail) Mobo ($60) MSI K8T-NEO socket 737 (works great with below CPU) CPU ($60) Newcastle 3400+ socket 737 for 60 Shipped...
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    Best buy and DVD upscalers

    I was thinking about getting a DVD upscaler for my 42" 1080p TV. Right now I'm running DVDs through my computer and I was wondering if the upscaler will work better. I want to see if there's a difference, but I don't want to commit to buying it if I don't think it's worth it. Also, I've been...
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    HIS ICE3Q Coolers on par with other aftermarket VGA coolers?

    I was thinking about cooling solutions for my next video card and I was wondering if the HIS ICE3Q cooler is sufficient or comparable to the well-known aftermarket coolers (is the ICE3Q version coolers considered an aftermarket cooler at all?). If it is a good cooler, then I'd be more inclined...
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    For 1920x1080, which is more important

    I'm sorry to make another x1950 agp thread, but this question kinda strays away from the specific cards and goes to GPUs in general. I recently bought a new HDTV with VGA input. I hooked it up to my old computer and have been enjoying 1920x1080 resolutions, and a few of my games support that...
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