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    Suggestions for an 8 Bay or 2x4 Bay Enclosure

    Yeah, I cant get it to show up at all when I type in the website. Damn weird.
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    Windows 11 reveal coming June 24th

    Oh I see. the windows preview insiders option. Does it run the games you guys already had installed?
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    Looking for a home NAS

    Asustor also makes great NAS devices. I have had mine for 7 years and no issues at all. Works well, and uses A version of Unix. Very easy to work with and they really look great too
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    New to mining. Have any newbie guides?

    So I am looking to mine with my primary PC. I do not use it much. I figure CPU mining would be better because I have an AMD 3950xt, vs only a 980TI for a GPU So just looking at the best options are, etc. Ill take any advice you can give me. I appreciate it.
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    With ATT internet, how do I add my own wireless router?

    So do I make my wireless router just an Access point, or do I disable wireless on the ATT router and let mine be the broadcast router? A bit confused on that.
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    Basic NVMe PCI 4.0 SSD Questions

    I went from a standard SSD to a new NVME 4 and my machine boots up a lot faster and loads games a lot faster. So you can tell a difference, depending on what the jump is.
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    NAS question

    I am looking at the Synology DS2419+ with an atom Intel Atom C3538 Would that be fine for data storage for a plex server? Meaning my desktop is the server, the NAS is only for storage and for whatever Plex needs. Is that a sufficient CPU for the task In your guys opinion?
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    The ultimate price gouge

    Or just open it up and not let a virus stop us from living our lives. Lets get going and get America back to work so we can get cheaper Chips!!! I need a new GPU!
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    The ultimate price gouge

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    So who else ordered a Ryzen 5000 series CPU?

    How do these compare to the Ryzen 9 3950X?
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    Looking at the Ryzen 9 3950X 16 core for plex..Will that CPU do well with transcoding?

    I would like to have 3 streams. I hit more than 1 and the second one starts pausing and unpausing, etc
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    Looking at the Ryzen 9 3950X 16 core for plex..Will that CPU do well with transcoding?

    So I currently have a 4790K and transcoding sucks. First time with an AMD, and someone said that they have come a long way. So would that CPU do well for plex?
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    Best Software raid OS for Raid 6

    Sol if I have a PC that just had hard drives connected to the MB, and no OS, what software would be the best choice>
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    So a quick question on CPU, NAS

    I have a 4790K with 32GB of RAM. Would that CPU work well with Plex and streaming, transcoding, etc?
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    Some new to NAS assistance please

    I have an Asustor with 10 bay so all inclusive. Had it 6 years and is ok. But I really need a NAS with more power. This only has a celeron 2.0 GHZ. So I can buy an I5 Asustor 10 bay at $2300 bucks, or build my own. So I know I need parts and a case to handle that many drives. My big...
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    Cyberpunk 2077: Night City Wire premieres June 25

    So with this game, am I competing with other players? Or is this strictly me playing a character against a city of computer players?
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    Can windows 10 be installed on a new chromebook?

    I was looking at google's own chromebook for $249. Can windows 10 be installed on it?
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    On an MS surface 3 laptop, the partitions have been wiped. How do I reinstall windows?

    So all partitions got wiped. How do I reinstall windows? Can I use the windows boot assistant?
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    GPU - diminishing returns reached

    I am still using my 980TI. I see no reason to upgrade.
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    New NAS Raid. Says synchronizing. Can I use it?

    SO I just built this Raid and the NAS says synchronizing. Am I able to copy data to it or should I wait until the Sync is done? Not even sure what the Synchronize means.
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    Windows 10 May update version 2004 or 20H1

    I installed this on my desktop at home and once completed, I could not get to any of my NAS shares. I can ping the IP of the NAS, and I can use the static IP of the NAS in a browser to get to it, but I am unable to reach it via shares. I can't even remap them. Very weird.
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    How long of a USB 3 cable can be used for an external hard drive?

    This is the cable I am looking to get.
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    How long of a USB 3 cable can be used for an external hard drive?

    So I Need four, at least 20 FT, USB 3 cables for external hard drives. Is that too long of a cable or will that work ok?
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    Iptorrent Invites

    Anyone have a Torrentday that can spare for me?
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    A question about a server

    So I have an Asustor NAS currently with a Celeron 2.0GHZ proc and 8GB of ram. I have a friend that has offered this to me: But only supports 4 internal drives. The question is this. I have 10...
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    If you buy a cheap CD Key...

    I do what I want. I'll be damned if I am going to "worry" about it being legal or not. If I want to pay a cheap price for a not so legal Win 10 key, then I will do it. Do not care if it breaks the contract or not. :-)
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    Which 8TB HDD for media storage?

    This is all fake news now. All of the manufacturers are consistently reliable nowadays
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    What is your pre/post shuck routine?

    I mean I can start a 4 TB drive when I hit the hay at around 9PM, and when I get up at 5:30AM, it has been completed. So maybe 16 hours for an 8TB drive.
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    What is your pre/post shuck routine?

    I use this: It is an awesome scanner and will also check and monitor Smart data as well. Saved my ass a few times in the past.
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    Best Buy 12TB WD Easy Store External HDD 179.99

    I would also be interested in a couple.
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    Picking a desktop 4TB HDD

    Sorry, but this is no longer the case. Seagate is reliable as any other HDD manufacturer. Don't buy in to the outdated hype from a long ago seagate. Much much better now.
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    New Surface Pro 7, no sound from Bluetooth headphones

    So I just bought this device. I can pair the headphones, and the bluetooth utility sees them and shows I am connected.But the headphones show up under other devices and not under the audio section. Has anyone else had these kind of issues?
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    So for externals, leave on or turn off when not needed?

    So I have 12 drives in 3 externals. I have been turning them on when needed, and then turn them back off. But someone told me it would be better to just leave them spinning. Does it really matter either way?
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    Netflix Test Varying Play Speeds: Makes Filmmakers Mad

    Why would someone want to watch a tv show or movie as a faster than "normal" rate?
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    Netflix Test Varying Play Speeds: Makes Filmmakers Mad

    So why do they want to watch something where everyone sounds like a chipmunk?
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    Are any of these true wireless ear buds any good?

    I see a crap ton out there and bad reviews on even the major brands. Does anyone have a pair that they love and that simply works? If so, please tell me what they are. thanks