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    Asus crosshair VII w_in temp fan control

    I'm having problems using Qfan in the bios to control fan speeds based on temperature reading of my cooling loop. All PWM. I have an xspc temp sensor connected to the w_in temp port on the mobo. In the bios or in windows I can see the temp. The temp readouts look correct to me. Right at ambient...
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    UV dye? Recommendations experiances?

    Looking for UV dye. Preferably fluoresces blue, and is clear or slightly blue in normal light. I'm not finding many reviews of these. The ones I fi d are often contradictory. Some say the die was immediately dark brown with no fluorescence. Some say worked great for a few hours then stopped...
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    First custom loop, mostly in.

    I need to get one more GPU block, but here is where I am so far. I got it up and running. Temps are great so far. 2700x, and 1 1080ti in the loop. Will be adding the second one in soon. All ekwb stuff. Got a little bit of sale price. Pe 360 Se 420 D5 pump * Edit- Added second block.
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    Diy second rad mount for TT p3

    Adding a custom water loop to my p3 case in stages. Getting ready to add another GPU block. Wanted more than a 360 rad for it to stay cool. I'm adding a 420mm rad at a 45 deg angle along the top. Using black iron pipe to support it. I needed a way to attack the rad to the pipe. I looked at...
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    Thinking of moving to a custom loop. A few questions.

    TLDR: loop for 2700x and two 1080ti in a thermaltake P3? Radiator size and fans to stay fairly quiet? My current setup: Ryzen 2700X OC'd SLI 2x 1080TI OC'd (one is a EVGA black with 2 fans, and other is a founders) Asus Crosshair VII Hero 16GB ram a few SSD and spinning rust EVGA 1000 G3...
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    Thermaltake P3 build

    Nothing very fancy, but I am happy with my new setup. Part new, part up-cycled from last system. Still have a little cable work to finish up with ties/mounts/Velcro. Thermaltake P3 snow with tempered glass Asus Crosshair VII Hero (non wifi) Ryzen 2700x 16GB Gskill Corsair H115i pro EVGA 1080ti...
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    Ryzen with Vive wireless - working great

    HTC seems to not be talking or updating $&#@ after acknowledging there are issues with some ryzen systems and Vive wireless. Having worked in development many years at big companies I get that, but it is still frustrating. Maybe my recent upgrade and experience can be helpful to others. I was...
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    Displayport cable ok to run with power cable in pipe?

    My google foo is failing me. I am building a custom desk and am planning the cable runs. Is it ok to run a display port cable with a power cable inside a 1 1/2" pipe together, or will the power cable add interference? The run will be about 4 feet. It's the run from floor up to a monitor.
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    recommend generic web api monitoring app for android

    My Google foo is failing me for some reason. I'm sure there are 1000 solutions for this, but dang it I can't find one. I am looking for an android app that can run on my phone to monitor the values in a web api response. Pull, not push. xml format. Ideally it would do the following: Consume...
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    asp.net LINQ C# linqdatasource where - count from foreign key

    I have a radiobutton list that is populated by a linqdatasource from sql. It basicly shows a list of dates, and a user can select the associated radio button to select a ID (int32) that signs that person up for a class. What I want to do is only show dates for classes that have less people...
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    looking for online app for event logistics

    I'm working with a non profit organization that needs an online event logistics system. Something to track IT and classroom materials requests for a once a year event. They only have a shoestring budget for this. I am hoping to find some free or open source app that meets the needs. If not I'll...
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    image management system

    I have a project that I would like some suggestions for solutions to look into. I work with a small non profit that develops text and training books. The books are highly technical and have a large number of images and diagrams. We only have a few employees but work with a very large and...
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    new pc for wife budget tight. Wants to play WoW at decent res and settings.

    My wife wants a new PC to play WoW, surf the web, email, and some light use of MS word, excel and publisher. The office work is with small documents and run fine on her current P4. However its a Rambus memory machine (256MB) with a GF2 GO in a AGP 2.0 slot so not much worth upgrading. She likes...
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    small high density temporary wireless network. need some ideas/leads.

    I work for a non profit organization that needs to setup wireless connectivity for a week long event. We only need this for one particular class room. People will be comming and going about every hour or two and need to quickly get on the internet, download some files, listen to a lecture then...
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    suggestions on what type of form to use gathering info.

    I'm in a crunch. I need to gather some data from a group of people (I have email addy's names phone etc) but I am not sure the best way to go about it. I have a list of about 40-60 questions they need to submit data on to setup classes and supplies for those classes. I had planned on a web based...
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    new build, few questions.

    Ok, my gaming rig died almost a year back (Mobo shorted and killed the vid card and mem all at once). A little before that I became really busy with work and had already stopped gaming due to lack of time. I have a bit more time on my hands and would like to get back into gaming a little. Not a...
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    looking for trouble ticket software (OSS and/or free)

    I am looking for some free trouble ticket software. I have an internal IIS web server I can use that has PHP5, MySQL on it. I am required to stay with IIS (politics, not my choice), but I can add additional server side scripting support if need be. We only have 2 people in our IT department...
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    Don't you just love overly verbose inane html code?

    I recently took over a somewhat large website to maintain, and update. It was created with a mix of technologies. Most of the design was done with fireworks, then sliced up and implemented through a CMS. The site is full of stuff like this: <table border="0" cellpadding="2"...
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    odd problem with XP on laptop

    A friend brought an Acer laptop over asking me to help them. I booted it up (went pretty fast) but once it gets to the desktop it slows down VERY fast 1-2 seconds and all inputs freezes. no response from keyboard or mouse at all. I could just barely get up proc manager and everything there looks...
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    make exception for group policy in 2003 server?

    I have been requested to enable a PC to accept logons from any domain user in one of two user security groups. I did not setup this domain and only know it was setup to only allow local logins from domain accounts added to the computer. I was told it was done with group policy. If I add a domain...
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    backups getting to big for robotic tape library.

    The company I work for tasked me with revamping our backup system. While they are going to have to spend some money they want to spend as little as possable (duh). Right now we have 2 sites. One with about 1.3TB of data the other with 300GB. I am mainly responsable for the site with 300GB...
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    2003 server combine folder views on share?

    Is there a way to make a share from a 2003 server contain the files from 2 different folders into one folder view? Or do this from a client end on win2K and XP machines. Ideally I want to have a mapped net drive say G that when a client looks in it he sees the files from 2 different folders...
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    backup server setup. Suggestions on my list please.

    I am building a backup server. The amount of files will be small at first and slowly build up so I want to go with a setup I can expand to meet my future needs. I don't expect to need more then 30-40 gig to start with, but ramp up to 1T within 12-18 months. Once I get to the 1T+ level I will...
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    buisness laptop with stong HD subsystem

    I am looking for a new laptop, Doesn't have to be budget but price is an issue. I won't be using it for ANY gaming, only buisness. Have a gamer already :) It will be used in the field and on the move every day. So wieght, size does matter some. One of the primary uses will be running Ghost...
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    OCing vid card messes with Wireless net connection. suggestions?

    Put together system. Abit NF7-S ver 2. AMD mobile 1400 OC'd to 2200. 512MB Crucial Junk hard drives old Fujitsu and toshiba 6 and 8 GB. (old drive died got a new 250G hitachi and a 76G rapter on the way) PS is a Antec 420W Vid card is a Asus V8420 (Nvidia GF ti4200 ) Wireless network...
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