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  1. MrGuvernment

    HP Omen Hub Exposes Millions of Gamers to Cyberattack

    HP Omen Hub Exposes Millions of Gamers to Cyberattack https://threatpost.com/hp-omen-hub-gamers-cyberattack/169739/
  2. MrGuvernment

    This is the real story of the Afghan biometric databases abandoned to the Taliban

    This is the real story of the Afghan biometric databases abandoned to the Taliban https://www.technologyreview.com/2021/08/30/1033941/afghanistan-biometric-databases-us-military-40-data-points/
  3. MrGuvernment

    CDN issues again?

    Hello, Seems I have the random issue of pictures not loading in threads. It works fine one page, usually funny pic thread, then go to the next page and nothing loads but broken images. Checked for example one image: hardforum.b-cdn.net...
  4. MrGuvernment

    Motherboard vendor GIGABYTE hit by RansomExx ransomware gang

    Motherboard vendor GIGABYTE hit by RansomExx ransomware gang https://therecord.media/motherboard-vendor-gigabyte-hit-by-ransomexx-ransomware-gang/ So, who clicked on a link in an email....
  5. MrGuvernment

    Why You Should Stop Using Google Chrome After Shock Update

    https://www.forbes.com/sites/zakdoffman/2021/07/03/stop-using-google-chrome-on-your-iphone-android-mac-and-pc-after-privacy-backlash/
  6. MrGuvernment

    Apex Legends hacked

    https://twitter.com/alphaINTEL https://www.reddit.com/r/apexlegends/comments/odj9bs/apex_being_hacked/ I suggest uninstalling the game entirely. Supply chain attacks are huge right now and if someone has been able to compromise their systems enough to change the GUI players see, they are deep...
  7. MrGuvernment

    E1 and E3 EDSFF to Take Over from M.2 and 2.5 in SSDs

    https://www.servethehome.com/e1-and-e3-edsff-to-take-over-from-m-2-and-2-5-in-ssds-kioxia/
  8. MrGuvernment

    Touring the PhoenixNAP Data Center

    Touring the PhoenixNAP Data Center https://www.servethehome.com/touring-the-phoenixnap-data-center/
  9. MrGuvernment

    Theta riches: Young Aussie dad turns $17k crypto investment into $1.4m

    If only the ex knew....would love to hear what she has to say now about "stupid internet currencies" https://stockhead.com.au/news/theta-riches-young-aussie-dad-turns-17k-crypto-investment-into-1-4m/
  10. MrGuvernment

    ARGB port connect - CPU error on boot?

    Hello everyone, Helping my nephew build his new rig. Through an entire day of troubleshooting and going to simple basics to connect 1 thing - power on, test, power off, connect next, we have narrowed it down to a problem with the ARGB port or the Lian Li ARGB adapter... Has anyone had an...
  11. MrGuvernment

    This beast should still be fine? SilverStone ST80F-TI for new build

    I have been working on a new build, and slowly getting parts as I can. Currently this PSU sits in my i5-8600 rig with my Asus 6800 / 16GB ram https://silverstonetek.com/product.php?pid=648&area=en Since this i5-8600 / RX580 / 16GB / SATA SSD go to be a backup box with the 6800 of course...
  12. MrGuvernment

    Need an AM4 Board - but a catch....

    Reading endlessly on all the great posts around AM4 boards, B550 vs X570 and all the things in between. So, now here is my catch. I own a Asus 6800 OC - with triple fans, and almost every board only has 2x PCIe x 16 slots. with the 2nd one being right below where my GPU would end and fans would...
  13. MrGuvernment

    Before I bite the bullet on a 3900XT...?

    Hello everyone, I am one of many who wanted to build out a new rig on a 5900X system, replacing my current i5-8600. I was able to snag an Asus 6800, and my CPU is pegged 100% of the time on the games I play (@1440p/144Mhz), not leaving me much headroom for background tasks Locally in Canada...
  14. MrGuvernment

    Apple Kills MacOS Feature Allowing Apps to Bypass Firewalls

    Apple Kills MacOS Feature Allowing Apps to Bypass Firewalls https://threatpost.com/apple-kills-macos-feature-allowing-apps-to-bypass-firewalls/163099/
  15. MrGuvernment

    ASRock Rack EPYC3451D4U-2L2T2O8R is All-in On AMD EPYC Embedded

    ASRock Rack EPYC3451D4U-2L2T2O8R is All-in On AMD EPYC Embedded https://www.servethehome.com/asrock-rack-epyc3451d4u-2l2t2o8r-amd-epyc-embedded/
  16. MrGuvernment

    Dual GPU Gaming Gives Up the Ghost as Nvidia Ends SLI Support

    Dual GPU Gaming Gives Up the Ghost as Nvidia Ends SLI Support https://www.extremetech.com/gaming/315164-dual-gpu-gaming-gives-up-the-ghost-as-nvidia-ends-sli-support?utm_campaign=trueAnthem%3A%20Manual&utm_medium=trueAnthem&utm_source=facebook
  17. MrGuvernment

    Intel Announces End-of-Life for Its 300 Series Chipsets

    Intel Announces End-of-Life for Its 300 Series Chipsets https://www.extremetech.com/computing/318871-intel-announces-end-of-life-for-its-300-series-chipsets
  18. MrGuvernment

    AMD Ryzen 7 5800U Benchmarks Leak Out: Trades Blows w/ the Core i7-10700K

    AMD Ryzen 7 5800U Benchmarks Leak Out: Trades Blows w/ the Core i7-10700K https://www.hardwaretimes.com/amd-ryzen-7-5800u-benchmarks-leak-out-trades-blows-w-the-core-i7-10700k/
  19. MrGuvernment

    AMD Processor Shortage to Continue as 80% 7nm Capacity Allocated to Console SoCs

    AMD Processor Shortage to Continue as 80% 7nm Capacity Allocated to Console SoCs https://www.hardwaretimes.com/amd-processor-shortage-to-continue-as-80-7nm-capacity-allocated-to-console-socs-report/
  20. MrGuvernment

    AMD 32-Core EPYC "Milan" Zen 3 CPU Fights Dual Xeon 28-Core Processors

    https://www.techpowerup.com/276932/amd-32-core-epyc-milan-zen-3-cpu-fights-dual-xeon-28-core-processors
  21. MrGuvernment

    NVIDIA Could Give a SUPER Overhaul to its GeForce RTX 3070 and RTX 3080 Graphics Cards

    https://www.techpowerup.com/276690/nvidia-could-give-a-super-overhaul-to-its-geforce-rtx-3070-and-rtx-3080-graphics-cards Would not be surprised really if NVIDIA does this...
  22. MrGuvernment

    NEWS: During an internal Q&A with CD Projekt management on Thursday, frustrated Cyberpunk developers asked blunt questions about the game's rocky....

    I am wanting to play this game, but I am also holding out until I get a new GPU, maybe for the better? https://twitter.com/jasonschreier/status/1339974516034965504 https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-12-18/cyberpunk-game-maker-faces-hostile-staff-after-failed-launch One asked: How...
  23. MrGuvernment

    2020 / 2021 - best CPU's for overclocking on either side?

    Hello everyone, Has been some time since I really really overclocked a rig, my last real one with WC was a Pentium 4 PressHot i got to 4.06Ghz for a suicide run! So, with the lingering urge to build a new rig, but of course Zen 3 no where to be found, I wanted to ask the experts about what...
  24. MrGuvernment

    Nvidia RTX 3080 Ti leak reveals another high-end GPU no one can buy

    https://www.digitaltrends.com/computing/nvidia-geforce-rtx-3080-ti-gpu-leak/ No inventory likely? or did NVIDIA hold back inventory knowing they would be releasing the Ti varients to give AMD false hope and pull the crown back?
  25. MrGuvernment

    So, My RX580 basically died....would i be stupid to get....

    Hey all, My RX580 I have had for sometime is now crashing under any type of load. I have done clean Win installs, used drivers as far back as May 2020, tweaked power, underclocked, you name it, crashes and burns. It started doing this once in a blue moon a couple months ago and I shrugged it...
  26. MrGuvernment

    Xbox bug could have allowed hackers to link gamer tags with players' emails

    Xbox bug could have allowed hackers to link gamer tags with players' emails https://www.zdnet.com/article/xbox-bug-could-have-allowed-hackers-to-link-gamer-tags-with-players-emails/
  27. MrGuvernment

    New feature to calculate 'productivity scores' turns Microsoft 365 into an full-fledged workplace surveillance tool

    https://twitter.com/WolfieChristl/status/1331221942850949121 Promo video: And so it begins....you want to take a crap? Work will know!
  28. MrGuvernment

    Apple apps on Big Sur bypass firewalls and VPNs — this is terrible

    https://thenextweb.com/plugged/2020/11/16/apple-apps-on-big-sur-bypass-firewalls-vpns-analysis-macos/
  29. MrGuvernment

    The Nintendo Switch 2 Thread

    With the other 2 new consoles out, started digging and saw note of a possible Nintendo Switch 2 early 2021, any one have any insight into it and the likelihood of this? I am hoping for a new one from Nintendo, one that will play and look nice on a TV, not just as a hand held...
  30. MrGuvernment

    Gaming overlays for recording FPS/GPU/CPU usage to get avg?

    Hello everyone, Doing some testing between some systems and whileI found apps like FPS Monitor, I was looking for the game overlays that not only show FPS/GPU/CPU/RAM usage whileplaying, but would also record this info so that at the end of a gaming session i could see the average of each? Even...
  31. MrGuvernment

    PayPal to open up network to cryptocurrencies

    https://consent.yahoo.com/v2/collectConsent?sessionId=2_cc-session_ac7835a8-8a3c-47f0-b15d-4d66fba0b2c6 PayPal trying to stay relevant? BC jumped up over $12k....
  32. MrGuvernment

    Dual 6 pin connectors - fastest card i can get?

    Hey all, Reading about the new AMD card likely having dual 8 pin connectors and the 3080's.. The system I may be using only has 2 x 6pin connectors, (Dell T5610) So I wanted to know what cards I might be limited to for this system. It does have a 825W gold PSU according to Dell specs. This was...
  33. MrGuvernment

    Need some new cache drives for home lab and a way to connect em?.....pick up a Sabrent!

    Hey all, Just wanted to let anyone know, if they needed to add some speed to a system, and didn't have any M.2 slots but had plenty of PCIe slots, I decided to pick up the NVMe M.2 SSD to PCIe X16/X8/X4 Card with Aluminum Heat Sink (EC-PCIE)...
  34. MrGuvernment

    Leaked Galax slide confirms NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 20 GB, RTX 3070 Ti, RTX 3060 and RTX 3070 inferiority to the RTX 2080 Ti

    Leaked Galax slide confirms NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 20 GB, RTX 3070 Ti, RTX 3060 and RTX 3070 inferiority to the RTX 2080 Ti https://www.notebookcheck.net/Leaked-Galax-slide-confirms-NVIDIA-GeForce-RTX-3080-20-GB-RTX-3070-Ti-RTX-3060-and-RTX-3070-inferiority-to-the-RTX-2080-Ti.495170.0.html
  35. MrGuvernment

    Millions of routers running OpenWRT vulnerable to attack

    https://www.helpnetsecurity.com/2020/04/01/cve-2020-7982/ "A vulnerability (CVE-2020-7982) discovered in the package manager of the OpenWRT open source operating system could allow attackers to compromise the embedded and networking devices running it. " " CVE-2020-7982 is a bug in the...
  36. MrGuvernment

    VMware just released the VMware Appliance for Folding @ Home Fling

    https://www.virtuallyghetto.com/2020/03/how-to-manually-install-folding-home-on-vmware-photon-os.html How to manually install Folding @ Home on VMware Photon OS? 03/22/2020 by William Lam 2 Comments As many of you may already know, VMware just released the VMware Appliance for Folding @ Home...
  37. MrGuvernment

    GOG announces its 'stay at home collection' of free games

    GOG announces its 'stay at home collection' of free games https://hexus.net/gaming/news/pc/140840-gog-announces-stay-home-collection-free-games/
  38. MrGuvernment

    FC NIC's for Windows 10? / + transceivers that might work? (got some free..)

    Hello All, Bought a house (yay!) and unfinished basement i will be working on eventually. I thought why not look to do fiber down there at least as that is where my home lab will be, my work station, media system. NAS all that. I have found several NIC's for cheap but wonder what compatibility...
  39. MrGuvernment

    Battlefield 5 - stop telling me I have new customizations!

    Has anyone else had this problem Every time you start the game it is like it resets your profile and tells you and has the glowing circle under everything, telling you there are new customizations, when in fact there are not! I have tried turning on and off the cloud save run as admin some...
  40. MrGuvernment

    Posting for a neighbor - kids wants a VR system for xmas..?

    I know nothing about VR builds these days as I have followed it at all. A neighbor has posted in a group noting that "It’s what our oldest son wants for Christmas (a computer). Our youngest son wants a high quality VR" Where might one really start with this? What is out there and would be...
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