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    Dolby Atmos for Home Theater

    Yup. I just figured it out, though: Windows can't be configured for 5.1.2, nor does that Test function work with it. All I had to do was set my receiver to Direct and then play some actual Atmos content, and everything works.
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    Dolby Atmos for Home Theater

    I have the Dolby Access app purchased and installed and setup on Win10 20H2 and have my RTX 3080 connected to my Onkyo TX-NR676 via HDMI. Under the properties of the sound device I have Dolby Atmos for Home Theater selected as the Spatial Audio. However, when I right click that device and choose...
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    World of Warcraft: Shadowlands

    Anyone manage to do anything yet? I was logged in 30 minutes early, got kicked out twice, was eventually able to go through the Stormwind portal and then to the questgiver at ICC and got kicked out again. Haven't been able to do anything at all in the hour since then. The last couple launches...
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    QNAP Question

    Right now I have a two bay QNAP NAS with 2x 4TB drives in RAID1. I want to replace them with 2x 12TB drives but I don't have anywhere to temporarily store the 4TB. I think I can still accomplish this but I want to make sure I have the process correct so I don't lose anything. If anyone has done...
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    Issue w/ New Router

    Derp, Realtek's site had a newer driver than what my motherboard manufacturer's site had. All fixed with that.
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    Issue w/ New Router

    No dice. Rather annoyingly, though, if I set it to 100 Mbps, it works perfectly. I don't see any router setting that would be doing this. Other gigabit devices work and my desktop works once it finally kicks into gear. Must be some weird incompatibility between the NIC and the router?
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    Issue w/ New Router

    I just bought this: https://www.amazon.com/TP-Link-Wireless-AX1500-Wifi-Router/dp/B07ZSDR49S And it works great except that it doesn't play nice with my desktop. My desktop has a Realtek 2.5G NIC and whenever I reboot, it takes 5-10 minutes to gain connectivity. If I look at the NIC in Control...
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    Calibrating a Projector

    I just replaced my BenQ HT3550 with an Epson 3200 and prefer it in every single way except the most important one: the picture quality. I'm sure it can get close to the BenQ when properly calibrated, but the out of the box settings are garbage. I tried applying the settings from a couple reviews...
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    Audio Crackling

    Just upgraded to Z490 and did a fresh install of Win10 and the audio is all messed up. There's very loud crackling/popping noises right when audio starts playing. Then it's fine during playback and for 10-20 seconds after playback stops, at which point it happens again. Googling this suggests...
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    No excitement about intel's latest offering??

    But Z370/Z390 only support 8th gen and 9th gen. If Z490 supports 10th gen and 11th gen (which it's supposed to), that's the same as ever, and it'd last two years if 12th gen isn't out until 2022. But I guess nobody knows for certain right now exactly when things are going to be releasing. If...
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    No excitement about intel's latest offering??

    Hasn't that been the case for a long time, that Intel boards work for two generations of CPUs? So this isn't any different. It would surprise me if Gen 11 and Gen 12 were still on track for whatever their original release windows were meant to be. People figured Gen 10 would be out Q4 of last...
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    No excitement about intel's latest offering??

    Lame. I ended up pulling the trigger on a 10700k instead, from Newegg. It went out of stock about 10 minutes after I ordered, so good timing I guess.
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    No excitement about intel's latest offering??

    Is the 10600k not launching today? Absolutely no place has it. :(
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    No excitement about intel's latest offering??

    I have a 6600k right now and have been weighing upgrading to either an R5 3600 on X570, with the intent to upgrade to a 4600 later this year, or to a 10600k on Z490. They'd cost about the same considering I'd need to buy faster RAM for Ryzen, but X570 boards have either been out of stock or have...
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    Half Life: Alyx

    10/10 from IGN. I know a ton of people hate IGN, but they don't exactly hand those out like candy (only the 6th AAA game this generation to get a 10), so I'm excited. Stuck working until 5 though...
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    Rift S

    I bought both over the long weekend and ended up returning the Quest. The image quality on the S is a little better, maybe 10-20% better, but the real deciding factor was the comfort. I couldn't wear the Quest for more than 30 minutes without it hurting, whereas the S can be worn for hours. Some...
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    Quest now supports Oculus Rift VR Games

    I bought the officially recommended Anker cable for this, but the only one Amazon had in stock was the 3ft one, so I also purchased a 10ft extension cable that supposedly worked according to a user-maintained spreadsheet I found on Reddit. It technically works in that the Oculus software...
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    Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2019

    Sure is. And there's a queue to get in, even if you've no intention of playing multiplayer. Neat. Edit: And then it times out once you're out of the queue. Double neat. Why is this shit required to play the campaign?
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    The Outer Worlds (New Obsidian RPG)

    Not my photo but it appears to work fine. Do you have it set to Windowed Fullscreen? https://i.redd.it/53c5f38onku31.jpg My problem is that it runs like garbage, regardless of settings. Same problem I had with Borderlands 3, another UE4 game.
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    Destiny 2

    I guess i don't get to play anymore tonight. I keep crashing as soon as i spawn in on the moon. :(
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    Destiny 2

    Anyone that got to play a bit before the servers took a dump: did they change how strafing works? I haven't played in a few months, but I don't remember it being so restrictive. Strafing does basically nothing when you are sprinting.
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    Destiny 2

    I made the mistake of exiting for a few minutes. Went to log back in and I've been stuck in the queue for 20 minutes. :(
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    Borderlands 3

    HDR works for me in DX11. What issue are you having with it?
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    Borderlands 3

    Do you have Sound Mode set appropriately, and Spatial Sound enabled?
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    Borderlands 3

    Anyone else getting massive fps drops every time they zoom in? Running at 1440p with an RTX 2080. I've been hip firing and meleeing a lot to avoid it. :( Edit: Reddit suggests setting overall quality to Very Low and then manually adjusting the other settings to what you want, but that didn't...
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    No LAN Access

    Reloading Windows didn't help. Out of curiosity I tried a Linux Live CD and that works fine. I guess I'll buy a PCI network card and try that, but none of this makes any sense.
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    No LAN Access

    Nothing apparent. Just a bunch of entries from when I was swapping the cables around.
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    No LAN Access

    I turned on my Win10 desktop this morning and found that it wasn't getting a DHCP address. I set a static and still could not access the web or my router. Swapped the cable, plugged directly into my router instead of going through the wall, rebooted, updated the NIC driver, tried safe mode with...
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    CONTROL (Remedy)

    2015, and it gets ~93% as many frames as an i5-9600k would. Additionally, I already fixed it with those settings changes. A few people over on Reddit have the same issue, regardless of hardware.
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    CONTROL (Remedy)

    This runs rather horribly for me @ 2560x1440 with an i5-6600k and an RTX 2080. I get around 100 FPS with everything maxed out (except Ray Tracing which is set to medium) but there's constant framerate dips and stuttering. Already using today's drivers. If someone finds the magic setting that...
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    Vertical GPU Adapter

    I appreciate the detailed write up but I just bought the Meshify and I'm not great with dremels and drills and such, so I'm wary of chopping it up to make this happen. :( That's actually the reason I got a Meshify -- I had a Corsair Carbide Air 540 before and it looked great, but it was huge...
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    Vertical GPU Adapter

    I've been looking at vertical GPU adapters, primarily the CableMod one, but it uses all 7 PCI bracket slot things in an ATX case, so you can't use a sound card or any other PCI device. I then found a Phanteks one that only uses 5 slots but all of the reviews say the bracket is very flimsy and...
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    UPS Shutting Off

    Ok I'll give that a shot. Thanks everyone.
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    UPS Shutting Off

    I just moved in a year ago. :( House was built in 06. Aside from the things mentioned in this thread I've had no other problems. I'll call an electrician I guess. What should I tell him? That I suspect some outlets aren't grounded properly?
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    UPS Shutting Off

    What would I be looking for with a multimeter? I'm not very knowledgeable with this stuff. I may just call an electrician but I have had bad luck with that so far at this house. I was having a really weird issue with my receiver losing its video signal whenever I turned my kitchen lights on or...
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    UPS Shutting Off

    Update: I replaced the Tripp Lite AVR550U with a CyberPower ST900U and it still happens. This was at 3am this morning (18.5 days after installation) when nothing was even turned on. The UPS just screeched a bunch and shut off. I bought two of these CyberPower ST900U, the second for my desktop...
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    Games Stutter When Next YT Video Plays

    I know the solution for this is "don't do that" but I'm hoping to find a different solution. :) I like to have YouTube videos playing for background noise when I play a game that doesn't require a whole lot of attention (FF14 right now). But whenever a video stops and the next video starts...
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    Final Fantasy XIV Official Release Thread

    Thanks. Somehow it didn't occur to me to buy vendor gear. I replaced all of my blue 90 gear with white 115 gear and seem to be doing better.
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    Final Fantasy XIV Official Release Thread

    So I just started HW and I'm getting absolutely demolished. Enemies take forever to kill and they reset if I try to kite them (which didn't happen in the base game). I'm basically dead if I pull more than one mob, and I didn't die once in ARR. Any tips? I want to re-spec my chocobo into healing...
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    Final Fantasy XIV Official Release Thread

    I ended up buying and playing through the base game. I think I'm 26 or 27 right now. What's the roulette thing a couple people mentioned? Something in that gambling zone? I figured that was all crap for gaining gil and kinda glazed over it and left as soon as I could.
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