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    What is up with UEFI support with the Fury X?

    Does anyone know if AMD plan to offer an update to support UEFI GOP on the Fury X?
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    Maximus VII Formula installation ended rather unexpectedly!

    I received my Maximus VII Formula yesterday and it all ended rather unexpectedly (to say the least): http://i.imgur.com/pm0h9ih.jpg <-- Burn marks on the back of the motherboard near the IO/shield. http://i.imgur.com/q3yXiFQ.jpg <-- Slight discoloration on the back of the...
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    Ubiquiti for home network a good idea?

    I would like to try setting my home WiFi using Ubiquiti equipment. I know it will be more complicated (maybe not that much depending on what equipment I'm getting) that using a basic wireless routers, but I would like to try it just for the hell of it. I was thinking of starting with a...
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    Basic SLI question with Maximus V Formula

    Does anyone know if it's possible to install a SLI setup with one card in the PCIE_X16/X8_1 (first red one from the top) slot, one card in the PCIE_X8/X4_2 slot (second red one from the top), and a sound card in PCIE_X4/X1_3 slot (last red one at the bottom) using a i7 2600K CPU? I have seen...
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    Does anyone have experience with the EK-KIT H3O 360 HFX liquid cooling kit?

    Does anyone have experience with the EK-KIT H3O 360 HFX liquid cooling kit? Since this would be my first build with a liquid cooling setup my thinking was that a kit would help take most the guesswork out of it. Edit: Wow... I was just reading the EK thread...
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    ASUS P8Z68 DELUXE/GEN3 ASMedia USB3 controller

    Forget this, I'm an idiot... It does look like it's indeed an NEC controller...
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    Corsair Keyboards?

    Posted at GH : http://geekhack.org/showthread.php?22018-Two-Cherry-MX-Red-Boards-Coming-From-Corsair
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    Rusting Obsidian 800D PCI slot covers screws

    Any Obsidian 800D owner noticed rust on the PCI slot covers screws? I’ve got my 800D a few months ago (and I’m not living in an high humidity environment) and while installing a new sound card, I noticed some rust on all screws. The original finish did look cheap, but I never tough it would be...
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    Anyone knows where to order a Logitech G9x in Canada?

    For some strange reason, the G9x is readily available in the US, but not in Canada. I've tried to find a store that will ship to Canada, but not luck. :(
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    Strange issue with a GTX 285OC2

    I'm having the strangest issue with my GTX 285OC2. From time to time, my screen will go blank like it's in power saving mode. It last for about 2 or 3 seconds, but it's mightily annoying! I've verified the screen saver settings and the power options but everything is properly setup. I've...
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    I need help to diagnose a possible issue with my GTX 285

    I need help to diagnose a possible issue with my GTX 285. My setup: ASUS P6T Deluxe V2 i7 920 @ 2.66 GHz 3x2048 MB GSKILL DDR3-1600 BFG GTX 285 Maxcore OC2 1024MB Sound Blaster X-Fi Titanium Fatal1ty Professional PCIe 2x640GB WD Caviar Black 620W Corsair 620HX Vista Ultimate x64...
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    Antec SG-650 or SG-850

    I'm replacing a whining PSU (when used in conjunction with a GTX 285) and I'm hesitating between the SG-650 and SG-850. I have no plan to run a SLI setup, but I'd like some headroom for future upgrades (look at my sig) while not overloading my UPS (APC DLA1500). My guess is that a SG-650...
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    Dell 1500 VA UPS

    Anyone know if the Dell 1500 VA would be a good UPS for a home computer? Looks like a APC Dell branded unit. Manufacturer Part# : 8J423 | Dell Part# : 310-1320. 299,00$ Canadian. Edit: From the review of the APC branded unit, it appear to be a solid UPS, with true sinwave and all the nice...
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    What’s up with BFG ES-800 availability?

    What’s up with BFG ES-800 availability? It’s not even listed anymore at NCIX.com, and unavailable in other Canadian online stores… I’ve recently had to deal with BFG, and after receiving exceptional support, I wanted to go with this particular unit, but it's really hard to find. Is it EOL?
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    Is this a good i7 setup?

    Hi, I've ordered the following parts, and I was wondering if you guys think it’s going to be a good stable setup, with some reasonable over clocking potential. I still have time to modify my order. Up to this point, I’ve used ASUS boards exclusively, but from the different reviews I've...
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    Ratpadz XT

    Hi, Can anyone confirm that the Ratpadz XT and a DeathAdder would be a good match? By that, I mean no tracking issues. Also, since there is a discount going on, and since the holidays are almost there, I guess they are pretty overwhelmed by orders and requests, but what is the usual turn...
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    Q6600 overclocking question

    I’m overclocking an Intel Q6600 (G0 on an ASUS P5K-Premium/WiFi-AP with 4GB of RAM (Crucial Ballistix Tracer DDR2 PC2-8500 4x1GB). It’s currently at 3347.0 MHz (x 9.0) and the RAM is at 446.3 MHz. It’s been running Prime95 for about 3 hours without any issues, but CPU temperature looks a bit...
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    Crazy squeaking sound coming from the video card when playing Crysis.

    Whenever I start Crysis, there is a really crazy squeaking sound coming from the video card (BFG GeForce GTX 260 OC Maxcore). I've contacted NCIX for an RMA, but this morning I found this on the inCrysis forums : "You have VSync disabled. With VSync disabled the movies and load screens (and...
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