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    Bought a pair of JBL LSR305s - Constant hiss

    TL;DR - help me find new speakers. I can't stand the idle noise from these JBLs. So I've determined that it isn't my power or my equipment. From three different power sources and three different devices, and with no devices connected. No matter what volume and settings the speakers are...
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    Dell Acknowledges Security Hole In New Laptops

    Depending on how it is deployed, a fresh install might not do it. Even if you download an OEM MSDN copy directly from Microsoft. It depends how Dell is infecting the computer. One of Lenovo's later iterations infected via chip separate from the hard drive. So even if you got a new drive and a...
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    Intel Begins 3 Free Game Promotion

    List of qualifying products would be great.
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    Corsair Hydro Series VGA Cooling Lucky Draw

    1. Do you already, or would you consider liquid cooling your GPU using a solution such as Corsair’s Hydro Series Liquid cooling bracket plus the Corsair Hydro Series liquid CPU cooler? Yes, I'd definitely consider it. 2. If you could buy a VGA card with a liquid cooler preinstalled...
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    ASUS & HardOCP 20th Anniversary GTX 980 Gold Edition Lucky Draw

    concrete-core chokes and hardened MOSFETs GL
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    Looking for 2.1 system

    Thanks all, picked up a pair of edifier S330 used for $85 - can't beat the price.
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    Looking for 2.1 system

    I've been looking at: Edifier 2.1 S330D Corsair SP2500 2 bookshelf + powered sub + amp I like the Edifier's multiple inputs, two digital (toslink and spdif), + L/R analog input (RCA?) After searching around many people seem to say the 2 bookshelfs speakers with amp and powered sub are...
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    500 Million ASUS Motherboards. The Celebration Starts at [H]. - Lucky Draw

    Asus motherboards have always been my go to brand. Win OS software to control the bios and the new UEFI bios are great. Sounds cards, GPUs, motherboards, laptops, and monitors have always had a good experience with Asus. Best part is they come on the forums with guides and support.
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    Antec EDGE 650W Power Supply Lucky Draw

    Will this be the one!?
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    Is coil whine present on the 980 reference cards?

    I have a high range of hearing and cannot stand coil whine. Do any of you have a reference 980 GTX that are familiar with coil whine - does it have it?
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    Any good PVE MMORPGS out there?

    Secret World is awful don't bother with it. FF14 looks great and overall has nice concepts but the game is a bit out of sync, you can adjust to it - but it is annoying. World of Warcraft has a new xpac coming, usually good for a bit of fun but content doesn't come out very often. Wildstar has...
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    Mouse with good macro support - request

    Thank you both.
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    Mouse with good macro support - request

    I'm trying to find a replacement mouse, my current mouse left click is going bad. I would like a mouse with macros that let me use all the buttons on the mouse and also move the cursor position, like AC Tools. I tried a Roccat mouse, that had nice features but the laser wouldn't work on my...
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    Intel Retail Edge "Summer Deal" 2014

    Ordered my 4930k, now I need to find a use for it...
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    MacBook Pro Running GTX 780 Ti Via Thunderbolt 2

    I've been waiting for this to become more of a thing, I think there is a decent market of people who want to have a portable computer (surface pro), bring it home and dock it into screen/mouse/keyboard/ethernet/gpu allowing just one device, Hopefully someone with thunderbolt2 on desktop can...
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    Final Fantasy XIV Official Release Thread

    It is mostly high quality there are just facepalm parts of the game that are really annoying. Some people, despite having a perfectly stable internet in every other regard, have such a bad connection to the server it requires a 3rd party program (vpn tunnel, WTFast, battleping, etc) to be able...
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    Steam Machine Tear Down

    Comes down to how fast SteamOS is and how large the performance gains are in games. If it is significant enough I'll get a second SSD for SteamOS, with Windows 8 boot times and hopefully quick SteamOS boot times, it won't be a big deal at all.
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    Creating Bootable Windows Flash Drive Installers

    Anyone found anything pleasant for fully loading a Windows7/8 installer with all the windows updates? I've done tons of methods over the years, they always are annoying. Wish microsoft would do a monthly or quarterly ISO with all the updates to date.
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    Intel winter deal

    I've been offered $130 ontop of the costs, if you are interested let me know soon. Ordering as soon as they are available.
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    warm? Samsung 840 Evo 1 TB SSD 599.... $560 on Amazon
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    Intel winter deal

    Amazon has 530 Reseller kit 240GB @ 169.99 $0.708 per GB Intel's 3rd deal is $0.75 per GB You also have to be a Rockstar/legend, seems very out of place.
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    Yahoo Tops Google in US Traffic

    Their product's and their cost. Should I draw from your statement that that most other internet giant companies have a higher moral standard?
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    John Carmack Joins Oculus VR

    I had no idea there was any animosity towards him. Then again I wasn't fool enough to pre order or even buy rage. I'm assuming this is the main complaint. I listened to his ramblings a few days ago and he seemed really in touch with the technology and what should be most heavily pursued. The...
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    Mass Effect 3 $5.99 with $15 promo code @ Newegg

    Requires origin from what I've read.
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    Xbox One Reputation: No More Cheats or Jerks

    Microsoft can identify orchestrated reporting and nullify the reporter's votes to mitigate exploiting the system. I'd also imagine you can only report people you've played with recently. To orchestrate an attack they'd have to put in a fair amount of effort and probably find it difficult to spam...
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    Google Announces Chromecast

    How much does a Roku cost that can do 1080p 5.1?
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    Ubuntu Smart Phone Makers Trying To Crowdfund $32M

    Apple charges $849~ for their 64GB. Ubuntu's has 128GB per the video. Apple produces millions of phones, Ubuntu is looking at 40,000 phones. The Ubuntu devices will have multiple radios for data connection. None of this matters because we don't know how the device will actually perform...
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    Microsoft Stock Takes A $32B Hit

    Any particular reason it took such a fall today?
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    Gmail Glitch Buries Emails From Google Competitors

    My understanding is you just drag and drop the e-mail into the correct bucket to teach the filter that it went in the wrong place.
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    $15 off $50+ @ Newegg (with a minor catch)

    Use chrome, worked for me. I didn't try firefox at any point. Also thanks OP, saved me $12.
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    Borderlands 2 with Season Pass $13.50 @ GMG

    I read somewhere that the season pass didnt include all DLC. Can anyone confirm?
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    Windows 8.1 Hands-On Preview

    Previous OS versions. Windows XP still contends for #1 OS in use. Windows Vista came out, it had cool features but it wasn't what everyone wanted. Windows 7 fixed the issues with Vista while keeping the cool features. (It now contends for #1 OS in use.) Windows 8 came out, it has...
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    Windows 8.1 Hands-On Preview

    You must have missed how hard Microsoft flip flopped on the xbox1. They will do what we want or lose market share.
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    AMD Catalyst Windows 8.1 Release Preview Now Available

    Aggressive V-sync interrupt optimization What is this guy?
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    Dell UltraSharp U2412M - $280!!!

    IPSMNT25 This code is slightly better. $279 vs $280
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    NVIDIA SHIELD Price Lowered To $299

    The end game on the device is an OnLive like service in addition to its other features. Having a portable device that can stream, hopefully, a large array of PC games without owning a PC is pretty enticing for some. I don't think it is geared at hardforum users, we like our gaming PCs.
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    NVIDIA SHIELD Price Lowered To $299

    NOTE: PC Streaming will release as a BETA feature at launch** **The PC streaming BETA will feature a select number of supported games from Steam and a set of recommended routers. After conclusion of the BETA period, users will receive a free software patch to the official release that...
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    ASUS GeForce GTX 770 DirectCU II Video Card Review @ [H]

    I prefer high frame rate to maximum IQ, so 19x12 or 19x10 is important to me. Also, I'd really like to know how this product delivers on the noise front. Does it have the slow ramp up feature on the fan to prevent large fluctuations in noise? Is the fan noise a pleasant one? Capacitor whine?