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  1. HDriscoll

    What are you nerds playing this weekend?

    Skyrim. Yes, Skyrim. Never fully completed the main quest because "oh look, a dungeon" ... New install and I'm installing a bunch of mods so I can see what it will look like with my two 1080's.
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    Hand-held keyboard/touchpad recommendations

    I third it. I have both Logitechs, the K400+ (touchpad) and the K380 (no touchpad)
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    What Mouse and Keyboard Are You Using Right Now?

    Corsair K70 keyboard (Cherry MX red switches), and a Corsair M45 mouse.
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    How big is your Gaming screen?

    I use three Dell 27" U2717D 2560x1440, they are a slight upgrade from my three 27" 1080P displays (also from Dell) 27" is the largest display my triple monitor stand will support
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    PC Auto-Update After Patient Given Anesthesia Causes Hospital to Cancel Exam

    I recently took my A+ exams and before I could start, I had to wait because the test center computer was in the middle of a Windows 10 update.
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    What is the point of a NAS?

    I use a NAS for simplicity and space. My Drobo 5N fits perfectly on a shelf under my printer (there's room for two more if I need them). Right now I have just some files on there but I plan on ripping movies to them.
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    Show Your LCD(s) setups!!!

    Yes. I did everything they asked and the right display still is too high. I took everything apart and took some measurements. From the desk surface to the bottom of each arm varies by 3/4" (the right side is higher). There is not enough adjustment to overcome this. I sent the company more...
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    Show Your LCD(s) setups!!!

    Received an email yesterday. They gave me a couple of things to check. I did some stuff before contacting them. I'll double check everything according to their instructions and see what the issue is or if I have a defective part. Here is a picture showing the problem.
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    Show Your LCD(s) setups!!!

    A quarter of the way through changing up my desk/computer setup. Having a problem with the monitor mount. The right display is 1" higher than the other two. I'm not sure what's causing it but I sent them an email and hope to hear back. I tried every adjustment I can and it's not helping.
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    Show Your LCD(s) setups!!!

    I just bought another monitor stand from easymountlcd.com. I have their original one and wanted to add one above my three. The extension pole wouldn't fit on the mount I had. I emailed them and they explained that the mount was updated, so I bought the new one. I'm in the process of changing...
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    Show Your LCD(s) setups!!!

    I was looking for a mount a long time ago and people wanted too much money. That is until I came across EasyMountLCD. The best made and least expensive mounts out there. When ever someone is in the market I don't hesitate to recommend them.
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    Best shooter game you have ever played?

    Probably the best when it comes to the amount of fun I had was Unreal Tournament. The best all time is hands down, Deux Ex.
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    triple monitor setup 25" or 27" (1440p)

    I have three Dell E2715H displays. There is a lot of head turning if I have multiple windows open on each display. I like it and it's not an issue anymore. The angle I have them setup, they measure 6 feet from edge to edge (to give you an idea of how much you have to turn your head). I upgraded...
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    Thoughts on Refirbushed drives

    I just bought two refurbished WD 250GB Caviar Blue drives for my Dell SFF computers. The drives cost $12.99 each. If one of the drives fail, so be it. The computers won't be used for anything important.
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    What is The Best Thermal Paste to Purchase in 2017?

    I use different brands (not the really inexpensive stuff) and I've had no issues. I've used Arctic Silver 3/5, Prolimatech PK1, Arctic MX-4, IC Diamond, you name it. I use the dot method.
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    The Death of the CRT and Classic Arcade Machines

    I just bought a NIB ViewSonic E70B 17" CRT on eBay. Trying to gather the parts to build my first gaming PC again. Saw the CRT and had to have it. I haven't tested it yet or taken it out of the box.
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    MacBook Pro 13 Issue

    I'm not sure, when I reinstalled to my MacBook Air I just chose the default. Maybe this will help: https://discussions.apple.com/thread/4575036?tstart=0
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    MacBook Pro 13 Issue

    What did you format the drive to? Have you followed any how-to's on the Apple website? What OS originally came with the MacBook? I reinstalled the original OS to my MacBook Air (Yosemite).
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    wd blue 1tb ssd or samsung 850 evo 1tb ssd?

    I've had no issues with any of the Samsung SSD's I have purchased.
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    EVGA X99 Classified with Samsung 950 Pro M.2 SSD

    If anybody is having trouble getting this M.2 drive to work, let me know. I was messing around with my setup yesterday and finally got it to work.
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    Post Your Workstations 2017

    Maybe a home theater PC? Although the case is geared more towards gamers (or at least I think so).
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    Post Your Workstations 2017

    It looks like this one...
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    can you move windows os to new system

    Here is a tutorial on how to "remove" the key from the present computer so Windows can be installed on a different computer. http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/165472-product-key-number-uninstall-deactivate-windows.html
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    X99 system build, which CPU?

    I say stick with the 5960X (I have mine overclocked to 4.2GHz). What video card are you using?
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    Does [H]OCP have a retro computing section of the forums?

    Yes, it would be nice. I'd like to build a couple retro PC's. One being a IBM 5150 and the other using a socket 478 motherboard.
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    Guys I have waited long enough...I need help

    For a case I'd say the 750D from Corsair. I have the H110i cooling my i7 5960X (X99 platform). I don't like the stock fans however, one case fan died and one for the H110i was making a bunch of noise. I replaced all 5 fans.
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    what do you guys do with all your monitors?

    I get strange looks when anybody comes over the house. That's until they use my computer, then they like it. I have 3 Dell E2715H 27" displays, the center one is used for gaming (unless I'm gaming in 2D surround, in which all three are used for gaming). When not gaming I usually have a browser...
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    Recs for ATX Mid-Tower or Cube Case.

    Corsair 100R "Silent Edition" http://www.corsair.com/en-us/carbide-series-100r-silent-edition-mid-tower-case
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    Dumb Mistakes?

    Removed the memory from my Intel NUC (forgot why) killed it and had to buy more. Cut myself on a case (back when the cases had sharper edges). That's about it.
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    140mm case fans: Noctua NF-A14 vs Phanteks PH-F140SP vs Fractal Design HF-14?

    I'm not concerned with looks as of right now. I will be when I plan my next build. Is there a "static pressure" Noctua? I need two for my radiator.
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    140mm case fans: Noctua NF-A14 vs Phanteks PH-F140SP vs Fractal Design HF-14?

    I'm also looking for 140mm fans. The ones that came with my Corsair 750D and my Corsair H110i are slowly dying. I was looking at the "nicer" ones from Corsair (the fans with the colored rings) or the new "ML" fans.
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    Any games you suck at but love anyway?

    All of them. I really suck at games that are third person (I can't seem to control my character properly - running into walls). I play first person games solely because of that. I'm trying to get better at games like Homeworld, Homeworld Cataclysm, and Imperium Galactica. Old games, but there...
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    What are you nerds playing this weekend?

    Enderal (Skyrim)
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    Help building living room PC

    The original Fractal logo was huge, there were a lot of people asking them to change it so they made it smaller and moved it to the lower right. I've had no issues with cooling in my build. I had 4 HDD's and one SSD. I used on board video so a video card wasn't installed so that helped. How...
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    Help building living room PC

    Have you looked at the Fractal Node 605? Node 605
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    Case with best (air) cooling?

    Obsidian Series® 750D Airflow Edition Full Tower ATX Case
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    Monitor arm for heavy Predator X34 - Need recommendation

    Whenever someone asks about a monitor stand I always recommend EasyMountLCD.com Very good quality for not a lot of money. See if they have something that you can use.
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    hard drive enclosures

    I use this one: StarTech.com USB 3.0 SATA III Hard Drive Docking Station SSD / HDD with UASP - 2.5/3.5" USB 3.0 SATA I/II/III SSD / HDD Dock with UASP-Newegg.com
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    What's the first video game you ever played?

    Pong. Yes, I'm that old ;)
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    What's the oldest videogame you still play?

    Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six (the original from 1998) and the original Deus EX.
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