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    Shadow Blade

    Anyone tried the newest game streaming service? I know it isn't necessarily [H]ard, but it does seem to be garnering some positive press - https://www.theverge.com/circuitbreaker/2018/1/4/16846046/blade-pc-game-streaming-shadow-cloud-computer-ces-2018...
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    Wifi-stream non-STEAM games to my TV?

    So I've done some Googling and haven't found many good options, and wanted to open it up to [H]. I still find it shocking in 2015 how hard it can be to simply display something on one screen to another, particularly in a low-latency manner. I've seen the Asus Wavi which seems to be the...
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    Radeon 480GB SSD - $149

    Not available quite yet, but will be 11/28 at 3AM PST. Pretty damn good deal: http://images.frys.com/art/email/112814_3TafragE/P6_FRI_112814.html
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    This War of Mine

    Anyone played this/planning on playing it? Just saw it pop on GoG, looked pretty interesting and different. And if I missed a thread, sorry, searched and didn't see anything. http://www.gog.com/news/release_this_war_of_mine http://www.gog.com/game/this_war_of_mine
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    Shorted my entire PC. How to safely test the rest?

    Quick background - did one of the stupidest things I've ever done in my entire life and set a wineglass on the PC side of my desk, the opposite side I always do so. And of course, the one time I actually spill it, it goes straight into the exhaust fan of my PSU (sure feel pretty smart about...
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    290x - Time to Upgrade from 2x6970s?

    Since the review thread is pretty much descending into flame wars, I wanted a legitimate discussion on whether I'll see a significant increase running 1600p with a 290x vs two 6970s. Worth the cost? Also, with a MSI P67A-GD80, which has PCI gen2, is there any bottleneck issues here? I know...
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    Activision/Blizzard splits from Vivendi

    I searched first and didn't see anything, surprised this isn't a topic: http://money.cnn.com/2013/07/26/investing/activision-vivendi/index.html?iid=HP_River My first thought at the headline was hmm, very slightly cautiously optimistic. Then I see they're getting in bed with Chinese...
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    Really, really late to Metro 2033...

    ...and all I can say is, I don't quite get the rave reviews. Sure, it looks good. But what you have is a linear shooter, checkpoint saves, godawful AI, fairly poor gunplay, short and a weak story; followed by ending dream-type sequences and cheesy endings that are incredibly short and explain...
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    DIAF GFWL!

    So I'm trying to play Arkham City for the first time. Steam requires a key. Then a pop-up requires a key prior to launching the game. Now GWFL needs the key, a 3rd time. Apparently my GFWL account is locked out; I'm trying to reset the password, which goes through - then when I try to...
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    Need a new RPG...

    For whatever reason, no games are really holding my attention anymore other than fairly or semi-deep RPGs. Just finished a full playthrough of DA:O and all of its DLC. Big fan of the ME style of RPG/action and the Elder Scrolls as well. For whatever reason, Fallout just doesn't pull me into...
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    Atlantic Article on Jonathan Blow

    Thought this was a good read on Jonathan Blow, the maker of Braid, and his ideas for his next game: Call me doubtful it's possible to do it all at once, but I think it's a step in a right direction. I'm all about games as a visual medium of art and storytelling in an immersive environment -...
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    GoldenEye: Reloaded

    So I just saw a commercial for the new Goldeneye during football on Sunday; anyone here picked it up yet and have any impressions? I loved this game so much back on the N64 that I would actually consider picking up a PS3 just for this game.
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    BF3 Beta Crossfire Performance

    I wanted to get a feel for those of you with similar setups, how did Caspian Border play for you? Even running 2560x1600 at High, I would get constant choppiness, dropping below 20 FPS regularly. I dropped all the way down to 1920x1200 and it seemed I was averaging 50 FPS, spiking to 70-80...
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    MSI-P67-GD80 Tri-fire capable?

    I know that the 3rd card would be running at x4, but I don't think that should be too much of a bottleneck. I recall reading however that this board would not support a 3rd card (3x6970) but can't seem to find corroborating evidence (full disclosure: didn't look too hard, either). If anyone...
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    Google freezing IE9

    So I leave for a business trip on Sunday and come back Wednesday night. Some update to Google in the meantime freezes my browser every time I go to google.com. The cursor blinks in the search box, but I can't click anything - not other tabs, not exit, I have to CTRL-ALT-DEL out. Anyone know...
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    How to tell if you're too old for gaming

    Pretty funny, IMO - http://www.cracked.com/blog/5-ways-to-tell-youre-getting-too-old-video-games/?wa_user1=2&wa_user2=Video+Games&wa_user3=blog&wa_user4=feature_module
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    Amazon Kindle Tablet "Confirmed"

    http://techcrunch.com/2011/09/02/amazon-kindle-tablet/ $250...I think that's a pretty good price point. And if they get it out into the market within the next few months, it can generate a bit of buzz for the holiday season, too.
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    Attachmate Luminet

    Wondering if anyone has helped their employer implement Attachmate Luminet Enterprise Fraud Mgmt. Mainly looking to see how difficult it was to integrate into the network and if it was truly able to get as much of a view of application users activity as it claims.
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    Bastion - indie action/RPG

    Anyone have any more info on this game? Just popped up on the STEAM front page for me and looks pretty interesting. I like the art and it looks like it might be fun. Surprised that after a forum search saw that no one else had posted on it. http://store.steampowered.com/app/107100/
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    G.Skill RMA

    After getting BSODs I reformatted everything and started getting them again within 2 days. The latest was pfn_list_corrupt, so I went to run Memtest86+ and got just over 36,000 errors within 5 minutes. So, it's all going back to G.Skill. How quickly do they usually handle it? Will they...
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    Data corruption across drives?

    I built the rig in my signature below a few months back. Ever since, I've had more problems than I have ever had with error messages for data corruption. Downloaded files to my WD Caviar blue often have to be re-d/l'ed due to this. Steam games are giving me a message that a file is...
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    Looking for a good DLNA + Bluray player

    So I've been browsing around looking for a DVD player that also allows me to use DLNA enabled NAS, all in one box. They are out there, but reading the reviews pretty much each one has multiple reviews stating something along the lines of, "Great DVD player...unless you're buying it for DLNA...
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    SSAA vs MSAA

    I guess I'm getting nitpicky here, but I'm just wondering if there is any consensus around the best use of GPU power - is less AA, but super-sampling, a better IQ than a higher level of MSAA (+ perhaps CFAA)? Currently I can run most of my games (ME2, DA2, BC2) using 4xSSAA and it is stable...
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    Warm? GTX 460 1GB - $110 AR

    Seems like a good deal to me, haven't been in the market for a 460, but for just over $100, seems like a good deal. $139.99 - $30 MIR Newegg
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    Fry's Memorial Day Ad - Major spelling fail!

    Just thought I would share this, thought it was pretty terrible (and funny!) Sorry if a bit OT. http://newspaperads.mercurynews.com/FSI/Page.aspx?advid=200177&loc=53824&fsi=16207&version=Mercury&facing=false&pagenum=6 Check out the great deals on the "Cariar" Black drive and the "Carviar...
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    Newegg Outlet

    Be sure to check this out...some pretty damn good deals, IMO. Just picked up an open box MSI Radeon 6970 for $254! :eek: Newegg Outlet
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    MSI P67A-GD80 - OnBoard PCIe Power Connector

    My MSI P67A-GD80 board has a power connector on the motherboard for a 6-pin PCIe from the power supply. The manual states only, "This connector is used to provide power to the graphics card." My 6970 is already using a 8- and 6-pin direct connection; is it necessary to also have an additional...
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    Radeon 6970 reference design temps

    So I recently OC'ed my MSI 6970 card, which has the reference cooler, not the amazing Twin Frozr unfortunately. A fairly modest OC, 900 / 1400. Even at this though the temps reach 80C. Stability is fine but at those temps I'm afraid to push it any higher. Just wondering who of you out...
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    Amazon 2600k - "List price" of $400

    Just browsing around looking to see if there were any current deals on a 2600k, and noticed that Amazon shows the "list price" of the i7 2600k as $408.40, selling for $314.95, a whopping $93.45 in savings! Didn't Overstock.com get busted recently for blatantly misrepresenting the original...
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    Random Reboot on New Build - at wits end!

    I'm posting this on behalf of a friend, who I've been working on attempting to troubleshoot his new SB build.. THE ISSUE During driver installs and windows updates the system will randomly reboot. A few times it locked up and had to be manually powered down. System has crashed during...
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    SSD Deal Friday - Holy Crap!

    Newegg: Crucial C300 128GB $254.99 - $55 = $199.99 code EMCKFKJ22 Link Intel 510 120GB 314.99 - $30 = $284.99 (marked down) Link Corsair Nova 64GB $129 - $20 IR - $30 MIR = $79.99! Link Free shipping on all 3. Frys - B&M Only! Corsair Force Series 115GB $209.99 - $30...
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    LGA2011 Info?

    Apparently my GoogleFu is sadly lacking in this, because I can't find any information on the net about this. Not too surprising, I know, but seeing all the people throwing out info about LGA2011 on these forums and others I was wondering if you all had any decent sources out there to get more...
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    warm? Corsair 850W TX $109 AR

    CORSAIR CMPSU-850TX 850W $139.99 - $10 instant - $20 MIR = $109.99 Coupon code: EMCKGJE48 Sorry, I know it's on the mailer but after looking at prices for the past few weeks thought this was pretty good. Grabbed one as I'm slowing buying up parts for a SB build. Received a Silver [H].
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    OCZ Vertex 2 120 GB - $177

    OCZ Vertex 2 OCZSSD3-2VTX120G 3.5" 120GB SATA II MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) $206.99 - $30 MIR http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820227590 Only good until 10 AM PST!
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