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  1. 4

    Whole Foods Cuts Workers' Hours after Amazon Introduces Minimum Wage

    So it worked. Now they work less hours for the same pay.
  2. 4

    Silicon Valley Wages Are Shrinking for All Except the Top 90th Percentile

    Wisconsin. Know an ME who started at 52 earlier this year.
  3. 4

    Silicon Valley Wages Are Shrinking for All Except the Top 90th Percentile

    Location is a big part of it. I know quite a few people with engineering degree and all started in the low 50s in the Midwest.
  4. 4

    Frisco, Texas Gets Ugliest Self-driving Vehicles in Nation

    its ugly, but not THAT ugly. i mean, look at the 2019 Corolla Hatchback. Now that is hideous.
  5. 4

    HashFlare Abruptly Shuts Down SHA-256 Mining Equipment and Users Scream

    Because they are ignorant? Is that your point? I lost something like 7BTC on MtGox. Im not an idiot, however, and realize that Bitcoin was not hacked, Bitcoin is not a scam - but security is a problem.
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    Anyone else not give a single hoot about overclocking

    It definitely seems to becoming less relevant, but with a 3930K it sure helps to bring an all-core turbo of 3.5 up to 4.9. Hopefully when the new processes or materials come around, they'll be more open to OCing again. I find it enjoyable
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    LMAO @ this 8086k pricing

    If they had done something like... use better toothpaste, or ship it delidded, or with a soldered IHS, I'd be happy to pay $100 more - because they actually made something for enthusiasts. But this is just a barely binned 8700k? Im not outraged or surprised, but still.. Intel is terrible.
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    EVGA removes guest RMA *Update: Both USA & Europe removed guest RMA. Harder to check warranty now.

    So I read through that and I dont really understand what the "abuser" did wrong. If someone has a dead GPU that they didnt bother RMAing, that doesnt mean any future owner can't RMA it either... ??? please do explain
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    Man Mauled to Death by Bear While Taking Selfie with It

    I didn't say they weren't responsible, just that's it's not funny and not ok to mock them. Empathy is a major part of being human, if you lack this you might want to sit down and reflect on life.
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    Man Mauled to Death by Bear While Taking Selfie with It

    Basket of deplorables in here, especially page 1. Someone lost their life in a horrible way. They made a mistake. They did not harm anyone. You are disgusting for making jokes or worse yet saying they deserved it. As of if haven't done plenty of dumb things on your life that could have cost...
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    Acer Predator XB271HU 27" WQHD IPS NVIDIA G-Sync Black/Red Gaming Monitor for $549 @ Newegg

    I went thru 4 panels. None had bleed problems. 1st had internal smudges, as if it was cracked internally 2nd had awful color uniformity and bright areas 3rd had bad uniformity and dust inside 4th has a stuck pixel. I kept this one.
  12. 4

    Hunt Showdown Bullet Physics System

    Reading comprehension issues much? You can not see the target. It's not predicting bullet drop if you can't see them.
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    Hunt Showdown Bullet Physics System

    That's not contradictory. If you literally can not see your target because the sights block them, it's mostly luck. If you lead a target, it's mostly skill.
  14. 4

    Noctua Teases NF-A12x25 Fan

    That's really interesting, never thought of it that way before
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    Intel's 8th Generation Core Family - Coffee Lake (LGA 1151, 6C/12T)

    These mobile chips look really impressive. Has anyone seen a review mention their temps? The 7700HQ was a pain to cool because of its size. If you had the GPU loaded and the heatsinks heat soaked, I keeping it under 90c could be hard (even while the gpu would happily run at 70-80 despite using...
  16. 4

    AMD Stock Downgraded, Bitmain Releasing Ethereum ASIC Miner

    This doesn't really affect ETH. It's going to proof of stake in the near future, which means no mining.
  17. 4

    A Startup Is Pitching a Mind-Uploading Service That Is “100 Percent Fatal”

    .... yes Even if I did believe in God, mediums are total frauds.
  18. 4

    RP-452X2 P2 Rev. 2.0 w/2 D5 pumps $115 Used

    That's a weird case. I don't think you'll get it to fit in the intended fashion. If you were OK with just hanging it or something, it might be OK - but you'll have some fun with rotaries and angle fittings, most likely. Its ok though, I had to cut my case up to get the radiator to fit :)
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    Intel's 8th Generation Core Family - Coffee Lake (LGA 1151, 6C/12T)

    No way in hell they're gonna be able to cool them on a laptop, sadly. At least not at the voltages they are using there.
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    If there is dog / cat hair, does it matter how big your CPU cooler is?

    Fans don't really stop spinning from dust or hair; the heatsink fins just get coated with it, slowing the air and reducing heat transfer A larger heatsink will end up clogging too; maybe more quickly Maybe I don't understand your question
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    RP-452X2 P2 Rev. 2.0 w/2 D5 pumps $115 Used

    Does anyone have an explanation for why someone would have 10+ used dual pump bay reservoirs?
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    RP-452X2 P2 Rev. 2.0 w/2 D5 pumps $115 Used

    On second thought, its a MCP655-B so no control. How did you get a vario, Naieve? It's probably overkill but I like having the comfort of two pumps. If one dies you know your system wont burn up. Fitting it is a problem. You'd need to think out how you arrange things before buying
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    RP-452X2 P2 Rev. 2.0 w/2 D5 pumps $115 Used

    Wow, I might buy one just to backup my current rp452x2
  24. 4

    Bitcoin Slide Continues Towards $8K

    I've had a 290 unlocked to 290x running for around 4 years non-stop mining around 80c. It's fine. This whole "used mining cards are unreliable" thing is laughable. Miners don't overvolt. They're not degrading like an overclocked cpu.
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    Upgrade 3930k @ 4.9ghz?

    Sorry to derail but what voltage are you feeding that thing? I bought one from eBay to replace a 3820 and can barely get 4.7 stable at 1.45v.
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    Alienware 13 R3, 1060 6GB, 256GB SSD, 8GB RAM, I5-6300HQ IPS Screen, Win 10 - $880 After Rebate

    That's not true. 1080p on 4k screens still looks like shit until nvidia allows for integer scaling
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    Anyone with experience overclocking laptops? (6820/7820HK)

    I'm not sure about it being useless. I can push the 7700HQ in my laptop to -0.175v. Its like 0.90v VID effective under p95 blend; about 25w maximum cpu power draw. If the multiplier was unlocked, I think there's enough thermal headroom for at least 4ghz all core. Stock is 3.4
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    Google and Levi’s $350 “Smart Jacket” Can Only Be Washed 10 Times

    We aren't hunter-gatherers anymore. People know less useless information. Should we mock people for not knowing how to handle a horse drawn carriage? Or how to build a house by hand?
  29. 4

    EagleTree Capital Buys Majority Share in CORSAIR

    Their quality is nothing special; just good PR. And if something goes wrong, their support is awful...
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    Parting Out New RX470 Built Systems for Fun and Profit

    Difficulty bomb is on schedule
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    Reverse deal - Sell your $160 RX 470 for $350-$400 now on ebay.

    I don't see the exact system, but it's close. https://www.cyberpowerpc.com/system/AMD-Ryzen-7-Configurator R7 1700 B350 16gb RAM (cost +60 from 8gb) 3tb 7200RPM HDD 240gb SSD 1kw PSU 2x RX 470 = $1022 I'm guessing when they said $969, it had 16gb ram upgrade for free. Now it's a free 3TB HDD...
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    Reverse deal - Sell your $160 RX 470 for $350-$400 now on ebay.

    Err, where? I don't see anything like that. EDIT: Nevermind, found it. That seems like a really good deal.
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    *REFURB MONITOR* Acer XB271HU 27inch 1440p 144hz IPS - $525.99

    It's the TN model https://m.newegg.com/products/N82E16824011082?nm_mc=OTC-Froogle-Mobile&cm_mmc=OTC-Froogle-Mobile-_-Monitors+-+LCD+Flat+Panel-_-Acer+America-_-24011082
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    Spitballing Vega GPU Performance

    Interesting! I had no idea OLED did that!
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    Spitballing Vega GPU Performance

    It degrades image quality; doesn't really impact performance. The whole point is to get a display that looks good. That means motion clarity in fast paced games.
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    Spitballing Vega GPU Performance

    Response Time : 19.4 ms Lol no thanks
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    Acer Predator XB1 27 Inch IPS 165hz @costco 599 GSYNC

    Original box is not acceptable. I've talked with Acer about RMAing mine.
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    Should I RMA my PG279Q?

    Normal
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    Acer Predator XB1 27 Inch IPS 165hz @costco 599 GSYNC

    They don't even cross ship or pay for the box, so maybe if you're uninformed you shouldn't comment. Troubleshoot first, RMA second.
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