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    Kanto YU2 powered speaker set on sale for $170 shipped

    Much bigger? Yes and no. If your desk has ZERO room then get the tiny 3" speaker. If you have the average sized desk, I promise, a 5" driver powered studio monitor will fit very nicely. They are not huge. They are ( not exact ) around 9 to 10 to 11" tall and the base is normally ( not exact )...
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    LG 48CX

    Yeah, 22 is ....pretty bad. My 2018 Samsung NU8000 is around 8.9ms? Question, can this BFI be turned off? I just need the OLED, 120hz at 1440p out of this monitor which I planned on buying until now and super low input lag .... I need to read a bit more. But I need super low input lag period...
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    Kanto YU2 powered speaker set on sale for $170 shipped

    Just a heads up from someone that has been in the desktop speaker game for a minute, you will most likely end up regretting buying a speaker that has such a tiny 3" driver .... that's about 3 1/2 pennies set side by side. It's ... nothing. For about the same money you can upgrade to a 5" or 6"...
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    My New Monitor, 2020 LG OLED 48" - Gsync 120hz @ 4K 4:4:4 / Film Maker Mode / Google Assistant Voice Control

    Oh cool, yeah I kinda like my post, has videos and links and stuff. But thank you
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    My New Monitor, 2020 LG OLED 48" - Gsync 120hz @ 4K 4:4:4 / Film Maker Mode / Google Assistant Voice Control

    LG OLED48CXPUA 48" https://www.trustedreviews.com/reviews/lg-cx-48-inch-oled-oled48cxpua Recommended Viewing Distance - 3' ( Three Feet ) Yeah, this will be my move to OLED. Looking forward to the contrast especially. Gsync a huge plus. Will replace my amazing Samsung 55" NU8000 that I...
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    AMD Ryzen 5 2600X 3.6GHz 6 Core AM4 Boxed Processor with Wraith Spire Cooler $99.99 Microcenter

    This is a great deal at $99. Pair this with a 1080 or 2060 super, maybe even a 1660 ti and you should be getting a 100+ FPS at 1080p
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    HOT ! Various 1TB NVMe with coveted E12 Controller $135 aprox retail

    Look, I'm not here to do myself any favors. You got that right, the only favors I care about .. are for you. the general public. At the end of the day, like it or not, my goal has always been to save people money by educating them. You don't have to agree with me or my methods and that's okay. I...
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    HOT ! Various 1TB NVMe with coveted E12 Controller $135 aprox retail

    When someone knows ahead of time that people are delicate and reactionary, do not possess a calm measured response, then I guess I do have to be "condescending" or I can also think of a few other words. Anyways, there's no intent of malice and at the end of the day, I still hold true to who I am...
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    HOT ! Various 1TB NVMe with coveted E12 Controller $135 aprox retail

    First of all, don't take anything I have to share, personal. I'm not trying to inflame, hurt some of you here. That's totally not what I'm trying to do. I'm very aware that a majority of people over-react, have thin skin, are emotional and sensitive and their default initial reaction is to ...
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    HOT ! Various 1TB NVMe with coveted E12 Controller $135 aprox retail

    I've never owned one PC component over 2 years .. if that ... let alone 5. I sell my stuff while it still has value. But, some guys I guess hang on to stuff for a looooong time. Last year I built a 9900K, 32gbs of 3700 ddr4, 2080 Ti, 1000watt P2 psu, H150 water cooling, etc etc. I just sold that...
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    HOT ! Various 1TB NVMe with coveted E12 Controller $135 aprox retail

    Why Samsung for more money? If you make an honest attempt to educated yourself, avoid chasing name brands and paying the higher costs, after just a handful of educated purchases, those items start to become totally free due to the savings you've worked hard to achieve. For example, let's say...
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    HOT ! Various 1TB NVMe with coveted E12 Controller $135 aprox retail

    That's only for people that don't have any common sense lol. Huge difference there lol. But, funny. Over the years I've seen you guys jump at the cheap harddrives and video cards or whatever and then discuss finally getting a refund over the next following 2 or 3 weeks. I've always seem to know...
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    HOT ! Various 1TB NVMe with coveted E12 Controller $135 aprox retail

    Hopefully many of you on this thread had the intellect to know that prices couldn't possibly go any lower that he $89 this drive got down to and purchased one. When it's too good to be true. .. BUY. Always use that rule of thumb. I am happy to say that I bought 3 addtional drives all at the...
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    HOT ! Various 1TB NVMe with coveted E12 Controller $135 aprox retail

    Price is back up to $149 for Inland 1TB Premium NVMe. Wth tax, $165. Guys at Microcenter said they might not be able to get supply for a few weeks. Price could also get up to $179 or $189 within the month.
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    HOT ! Various 1TB NVMe with coveted E12 Controller $135 aprox retail

    Update - prices creeping up because of global virus. Increase in prices could persist for remainder of 2020. Expect your PC build to cost an additional 10 - 15% vs 30 days ago.
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    Godaddy $0.99 domain transfer

    Be careful and especially do not be cheap. I've had godaddy, siteground, a few others give me an absolute hell of a time with domains. From phishing attacks, losing a few domains, hassle after hassle. Guess where I park my domains at now, domains.google .. $12 ... no more hassles, ever. Also...
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    HOT ! Various 1TB NVMe with coveted E12 Controller $135 aprox retail

    Interesting article on NVMe's being cooled with heat spreaders, should you, do you need to. https://www.tweaktown.com/asktheexperts/299/install-heat-sink-ssd-tame-temperatures-bit/index.html
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    HOT ! Various 1TB NVMe with coveted E12 Controller $135 aprox retail

    Can someone compile a heat spreaders list for these E12 NVMe drives for me please and Ill add them to the 1st posting. I'm sure many of you would like a compiled list. I will be sure to give you credit. Thank you in advance. There are still many people out there that this upgrade would greatly...
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    HOT ! Various 1TB NVMe with coveted E12 Controller $135 aprox retail

    Thread updated, credit given.
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    "Intel in jeopardy" from insiders. Much much worse than what they tell.

    I spent the last 10 minutes smirking and rolling my eyes at most of the posts on this tread. One. clearly there is an age and intellect disadvantage deeply embedded within many of the thought processes here. No, no and no. Not going to happen. To put this into context here, Intel is the ocean...
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    HOT ! Various 1TB NVMe with coveted E12 Controller $135 aprox retail

    Ive been busy can someone please compile a short list with links to these E12 drives and I can updated the title and first post. This is a very popular thread.
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    HOT ! Various 1TB NVMe with coveted E12 Controller $135 aprox retail

    I'll update the thread in a day or two to reflect all the good deals on these E12 drives. I'll use the links you guys have provided.
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    HOT ! Various 1TB NVMe with coveted E12 Controller $135 aprox retail

    I didn't articulate my words / meaning all that well. There is a price point that retailers try and find that is both healthy for the retailer as well as the consumer. There is a word for this they used, Ive heard it before but can't remember atm. The logic comes from looking at the bigger picture.
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    HOT ! Various 1TB NVMe with coveted E12 Controller $135 aprox retail

    Thread updated to point to the E12 Pioneer 1tb NVMe @ Amazon for $119. Hot deal, get this before prices go up!
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    HOT ! Various 1TB NVMe with coveted E12 Controller $135 aprox retail

    RE: Heat These SSD drives can run very very warm to somewhere approaching hot by design. At one point I had the operating temp range for these chips and I remember the numbers were like 160F or something silly. Can they run hotter than the flames of hell? Probably not. When I've researched...
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    HOT ! Various 1TB NVMe with coveted E12 Controller $135 aprox retail

    Updated thread, made the deal cold. $152 is a 60% increase for it's lowest price point. Use your own judgement.
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    HOT ! Various 1TB NVMe with coveted E12 Controller $135 aprox retail

    It's supposed to be a gradual increase through out 2020. To be honest, memory prices can't really go much lower, SSD's as well. It was explained to me that while consumers enjoy lower pricing, it's actually very healthy for both the consumer and manufacturer when prices are not too low. We...
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    HOT ! Various 1TB NVMe with coveted E12 Controller $135 aprox retail

    Thread title updated to reflect new increased pricing. Also, SSD prices and memory are expected to raise drastically in 2020. I heard this directly from Microcenter employees that were told this thru the corporate office / meetings. If you have followed my postings here, you will know I was...
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    Philips SHP9500 Headphones (Ships) @ Amazon 59.99

    The one thing I want people to on this tread is to ... focus. Once you start talking about other headphones then you run into a lot of other varied opinions. I don't want to get into the 22 or 23 pairs of headphones I have, most are boxed up now but I've been around the block many many...
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    Philips SHP9500 Headphones (Ships) @ Amazon 59.99

    Folks, the SHP9500 are some seriously great headphones. For $50'ish dollars, you can't beat them. No ... seriously, you CAN'T beat them. Both the sound quality and comfort level are top shelf. The simple logic here is this very thread. There simply wouldn't be one if these headphones weren't...
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    LG 32” GK650F 2560x1440 freesync 144hz monitor $225 free shipping!

    If any of you have never gamed on a large screen ( 32:" or above ) or used a high refresh rate .... you're going to be in heaven. I highly recommend spending the money for this 32" 144hz monitor. Trust me when I tell you, 32" is really not that big ... so don't think this will be too much, it's...
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    Philips SHP9500 Headphones (Ships) @ Amazon 59.99

    There are FANTASTIC headphones. Sound stage is great and the comfort level is about the best I've ever experienced. People often talk about how you can wear these or those head phones all day long, this and that but these are truly headphones you can wear all day long and not feel any type of...
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    HOT ! Various 1TB NVMe with coveted E12 Controller $135 aprox retail

    This E12 based NVMe is the fastest thing out here for a very cheap $99, incredibly fast. Look at all the numbers many people have provided. The intel you linked is ... trash. And no, SSD's are getting faster, not slower.
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    HOT: Samsung 2018 55" "BFGD" 120hz @ 1440p with HDR CHEAP @ 799.99 or, Open Box $679 Best Buy ht

    Here is some additional info on the whole HDMI gsync issue https://www.anandtech.com/show/12997/hdmi-forum-demonstrates-hdmi-21-vrr-capabilities-on-samsung-tv and https://us.community.samsung.com/t5/Home-Theater/Nvidia-adding-G-sync-support-over-HDMI-for-Forum-VRR-Displays/td-p/829610/page/2
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    HOT ! Various 1TB NVMe with coveted E12 Controller $135 aprox retail

    yeah I think $99 is where most of us want to be for price / performance.
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    HOT: Samsung 2018 55" "BFGD" 120hz @ 1440p with HDR CHEAP @ 799.99 or, Open Box $679 Best Buy ht

    I am not sure what the differences are ... I heard that the RU series ( 2019 models ) are missing features and the outside cabinet and stand are not as good this year.
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    wtb: Creative Sound BlasterX G6

    I have one of these for my PC and it sounds amazing. it was a noticeable difference over my Asus Xonar U7 External DAC. I got mine for $99 on sale at Microcenter. These go on sale from $99 to $109 to $109 often.
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