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    3080 Ti EVGA Notify Queue

    I got the page to load but I wasn't signed in, lol. Fml
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    This is why I recommend against using a 10 year old PSU for a new build.

    I'm pretty sure. The card requires three 6+2 PCIE rails and emitts a solid red led if a cable is not connected.
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    This is why I recommend against using a 10 year old PSU for a new build.

    Thanks, I'll keep that in mind. I just got off the phone with BestBuy and they said I need to go to the store. I'm just worried they'll only offer a refund. Plan B is RMA.
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    This is why I recommend against using a 10 year old PSU for a new build.

    Good question. I'm no electronic engineer, however, I've read somewhere that PSU's can become less efficient over time. It was manufactured by a Seasonic, however, it was a bronze version. So it's possible I started with less wiggle room for wear and tear. (I.E. countless hours of FFXI and WoW...
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    This is why I recommend against using a 10 year old PSU for a new build.

    Also, I can't get into BIOS on the motherboard anymore. I haven't finish troubleshooting that yet. This just happened last night and I'm now at work (with 5 hours of sleep). I tried resetting the CMOS and flashing the BIOS via USB. The computer boots into Windows without issue with the new psu...
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    Is using 10-years old power supplies a concern?

    Feeling pretty bummed about last night, so I started a new thread and covered it more in detail. https://hardforum.com/threads/this-is-why-i-recommend-against-using-a-10-year-old-psu-for-a-new-build.2010733/
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    This is why I recommend against using a 10 year old PSU for a new build.

    cliffs: - OP patiently builds a new computer at non-scalper prices. - OP scores a msrp RTX 3080 from Best Buy. - OP still needed a PSU at non-inflated price, but was eager and decided to use 10yr old PSU - OP builds system and sets powerlimit to 75% on rtx 3080, measuring 230 watts at load. - OP...
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    Is using 10-years old power supplies a concern?

    Yeah. I'm sure it's the memory module. I replaced my psu with a Seagate 850w platinum px-850 and plugged in my gtx 1080ti. I have a msi board with the easy debug lights. I tried booting with that module by itself in slot two and it won't boot, dram error light. I tried the other slots and...
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    Is using 10-years old power supplies a concern?

    Trust me. It's not worth the risk. I just built a new system with my 10 year old psu. Ran a benchmark, heard a pop, computer shut down, then I smelled smoke. I fried my gtx 3080 and one of my ram sticks. Still running test to see if anything else is damaged.
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    New to mining - General questions about auto-exchange and payout on MPH

    Thank you! I'll look into (litecoin fees + exchange fees + transfer fees) vs (ETH fees + transfer fees). Thank you, I'll look into 2miners and see if that'll benefit me. Can I use AwesomeMiner(PhoenixMiner) to mine directly to my wallet, avoiding MPH and coinbase all together? You nailed all...
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    New to mining - General questions about auto-exchange and payout on MPH

    Hi everybody! After watching a handful of youtube videos and reading online guides, I'm started mining with my gaming rig. However, I'm still a little confused with the auto-exchange and payout. Also, I'm also open to any tips from the veterans!! Setup 1x GTX 1080ti Founders Edition (+200...
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    Recommeded Synology packages for DS218j? First-time Newbie

    Hi everyone, I'm new to the world of NAS and I just picked up my first NAS (Synology DS218J) on black friday, along with two 8TB hard drives. Yay! I want to run RAID1 for home backup; family pictures, videos and documents. And be able to access it through my windows computer and android cell...
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    Corsair fan pricing

    Hi, i'm a little late, however, I have an answer for everyone's question! lol. I'm was shopping for fan replacement earlier today and I came across an article that explained the cost difference. http://www.anandtech.com/show/9737/the-corsair-sp140-led-af140-led-sp120-af120-fan-review/5 "As for...
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    4K performance of 970 vs 980 Ti

    Wait until the next generation of GPU's for 4k gaming. They're currently a generation behind the developers.
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    Benchmarks: 570 gtx vs 970 gtx w/ Phenom ii x4 945

    Of couse a 6700k will out perform a 2500k, that's a 6th generation i7 and $400! I don't think you read my entire reply and/or missed my point. The 2500k is only a $75 temporary solution and with my current funds it's the best bang for my buck. I also highly doubt it will "be a bottleneck in a...
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    Benchmarks: 570 gtx vs 970 gtx w/ Phenom ii x4 945

    I completely agree, however, most of my budget went to the GTX 970. The 2500k is just a temporary solution, however, $150 for a 2500k + z77 is most bang for my buck! Considering there's little improvement over the 2500k for the 3570k or 4670k. I highly doubt it and there's hundreds of reviews...
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    Benchmarks: 570 gtx vs 970 gtx w/ Phenom ii x4 945

    spot saved for 2500k update.
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    Benchmarks: 570 gtx vs 970 gtx w/ Phenom ii x4 945

    I know, I'm way overdue for an upgrade. I recently bought a Zotac GTX 970 and 2500k earlier this week, however, I'm still shopping for a z68 or z77 board for the 2500k. So naturally, I installed the GTX 970 on my phenom x4 945 and ran some benchmarks. The Test: For the testing, I ran the phenom...
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    Attention Adrenaline Junkies: $125 Skydiving hot deal in California, San Diego

    $125 Tandem Skydiving on Groupon ($210 Value) Deal expires midnight today at 12:00AM PST Voucher expires May 31, 2012. You can find this deal here. Click Here [groupon.com] Also here's a list of local prices if you want to compare prices like I did...
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    Google + invite button is up

    What is this for? ::edit:: Nvm, i just found. I'll try it out if you still have invites. Nightwing749 at gmail dot com
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    [hot] XFX 650w modular PSU @ Egg $50 AR AC FS

    My original post from SD. Thanks OP. I picked this up after reading three great reviews on different websites for this PSU. Really glad I didn't pickup that Corsair 650tx. I've been waiting for a good modular and the Corsair 650tx is a SeaSonic S12; the XFX is a hybrid between the SeaSonic S12...
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    Best card for 1680 x 1050 gaming?

    http://www(dot) hardwarecanucks(dot) com/forum/hardware-canucks-reviews/34089-nvidia-geforce-gtx-460-1gb-gtx-460-768mb-review(dot) html Battlefield: Bad Company 2 (1680 x 1050 Highest Settings) GTX 460 1GB : 50.81 fps GTX 460 768MB: 48.76 fps ..even Battlefield: Bad Company 2 (2560 x...
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    Insane? PS3 $40 + s/h

    w00t!!!!! I got my PS3 today. Thank you 1-day shipping. Proof: http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v377/Nightwing749/pic408.jpg
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    3 Invites to bitGamer.com, gaming torrent community

    Invites gone.
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    Terran Alpha Squadron Pumpkin, Starcraft 2

    Wasn't sure where I could post this but I figure Starcraft 2 is a PC game. I spent hours trying to think of what to crave my pumpkin this year. I settled on this project after not finding any Starcraft related pumpkins online. I wanted to do something original and Starcraft 2 is one of my...
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    Xbox live 12 month card $19.99 @ Target huge YMMV

    Not true. Ask them to ring both up and the price for the card will not come down. It was a price mistake and I just claimed false advertisement. That's how I got my three cards at two different stores. You must demand to speak with a supervisor because I was refused by the regular employees at...
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    Xbox live 12 month card $19.99 @ Target huge YMMV

    This was originally posted on Slickdeals.net this morning. http://slickdeals.net/forums/showthread.php?sduid=0&t=2239011 But yeah.... I picked up three of them today at two nearby targets in So-Cal. Both stores I had to speak with the supervisor to get the deal with the sign being removed...
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    [Hot] Free Year of Amazon Prime with a .edu address

    Worked like a charm! Thanks OP.
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    Western Digital 2TB Caviar Black Amazon $160 FS

    $160?? Not a good deal at all.
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    CompUSA/ Tigerdirect made me lol today

    I work at a well known retail store and I can say this is no news to me. We do prices changes every week before a big sale. The price of anything that was on sale is lowered and the price of an item going on sale is raised. Ever since I started working in sales, I now think twice about anything...
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    20% BCB at BestBuy

    Wii ftw. $150 - 20% Bing Cashback = $120 Thx OP.
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    [Warm]12 Month Xbox Live Gold subscription $29.99 @ dell

    12 Month Xbox Live Gold subscription $29.99 @ dell (taken from slick deals http://slickdeals.net/forums/showthread.php?t=2066944) I would say it's a hot deal but shipping is $6.99 but price still not bad. Anyone know a free shipping code...
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    Realspace Magellan L-Shaped Desk and Hutch $36 (Reg $380) + $25 Shipping @OfficeDepo

    Don't wait for the pickup email. Especially if the store you choose for store pickup had both in stock. I placed my order around 5:30am and I picked it up without a pickup confirmation email around 3pm the same day. Read my post on page 2. Bring your order confirmation email, credit card...
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    Realspace Magellan L-Shaped Desk and Hutch $36 (Reg $380) + $25 Shipping @OfficeDepo

    Your best bet is to pick it up later in the evening after the store manager leaves for the day and Corp. Offices are closed if they want to call it in.
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    Realspace Magellan L-Shaped Desk and Hutch $36 (Reg $380) + $25 Shipping @OfficeDepo

    wow... I'm really glad I did store pickup. :D
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    Realspace Magellan L-Shaped Desk and Hutch $36 (Reg $380) + $25 Shipping @OfficeDepo

    Lmao.. I just got my bing cashback email and they gave me $15.40 for combo set. I paid $39.14 after tax in the store, so my final cost after bing cashback is $23.74 !!!!!! crazy. :eek:
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    Realspace Magellan L-Shaped Desk and Hutch $36 (Reg $380) + $25 Shipping @OfficeDepo

    Picked up my espresso black desk and hutch yesterday. I wish i could of taken a picture of the manager faces because it was priceless. I walked in around 3pm and gave a guy my email printout. 15mins later there was about 4-5 employees including two managers looking over the papers with faces...
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    1.5 TB Western Digital Green $58 after $30 MIR & BCB at Tiger

    hot deal except the reviews are very not hot.
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    Corsair H50 $60 at Best Buy

    Nvm I found it. I figured out that my ad blocker is working on current browser, lol. Tried a different browser and found the link no problem. Thx.
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    Corsair H50 $60 at Best Buy

    What are you guys doing exactly to find the bestbuy cashback? I've tried going to bing -> Shopping -> then searching the keywords and checking every item on the page but no bestbuy under "see all" stores. keywords: sony hdtv TigerDirect HDTV LG HDTV Am I searching in the wrong place? Thanks.
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