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    Sapphire Vega 64 Reference $440 + free games

    I'm kinda hoping the card will warm up the room it's in for the winter though... lol
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    Sapphire Vega 64 Reference $440 + free games

    I'm mostly excited to ramp up the graphics and framerate for Elite Dangerous in VR. I was just going to run it stock, but I have been reading a lot of places to undervolt it, not entirely sure why I would want to do that?
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    Sapphire Vega 64 Reference $440 + free games

    I didn't know they did it either, very slick on their part. I wouldn't have bought it otherwise.
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    Sapphire Vega 64 Reference $440 + free games

    NewEgg sent me a code for an additional $45 off after I kept this in my cart for two days. At ~$405 I bit... seems like it'll be a bit of an upgrade over a 290X
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    When you get your new iPhone X - Clean Install or Restore from Backup?

    Just curious what the general consensus is on this one. I've been going back and forth on it in my head and I think I'm going with the clean install. But I'm not sure if that's the conditioning Windows and new hardware has had on me. When I went from iPhone 5 to 6+ I restored from backup, and...
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    Headset for Sit down gaming and sims

    Ecosystem: Vive will put you squarely in SteamVR land and Oculus is building it's own ecosystem. And although today they are mostly compatible that's not always guaranteed to be the case. Also if you have anything against Facebook having your data. Wires: Oculus requires each camera to be...
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    Help me decide which one to buy...

    I didn't say they were cordless? I said I didn't have to run a cable back to my PC.... Yes, I have an outlet underneath each lighthouse. Figuring out a single, much shorter, power cable is so much better than stringing a USB cable 20 feet across the room, and makes my wife much happier. Plus...
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    best/most worth it VR game for rift

    Elite Dangerous with a HOTAS Star Trek: Bridge Crew (now on sale)
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    Help me decide which one to buy...

    My last sentence admits I could be completely wrong about it. And considering this whole argument was brought about because I have an opinion and you think it's wrong, using how I feel to support my opinion is completely justified. At the end of the day, I voted with my dollars and bought a...
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    Help me decide which one to buy...

    The LG headset is an upgrade in resolution if I've read correctly. I'm treating the HMD exactly as a monitor. I'm assuming at one point I will be able to buy an HMD with upgraded resolution, refresh rate, etc that will continue to work with the rest of my system as it is today. If those vendors...
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    Help me decide which one to buy...

    Except that PC Monitors are upgradeable... When you upgrade your video card, do you keep the existing one? No, you replace it. The difference is that you don't need to replace the rest of the computer to do it. The new LG headset coming out, wanna bet that it'll work with the Vive Lighthouses...
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    Help me decide which one to buy...

    This is exactly what swung me to a Vive over a Rift. Felt more like buying an upgradeable PC rather than a console.
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    Rez Infinite

    I'll admit I missed out on this game the first time around but this surprise release with VR I picked up, and wow is it quite the experience. I'd definitely recommend it if have even the inkling that you might enjoy it.
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    Must-Have Applications & Games for VR

    I'm absolutely loving Star Trek: Bridge Crew
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    Help me decide which one to buy...

    I said slightly inferior because of the Vive's exterior camera, and the chaperone system. But again, the price difference doesn't make up for a single camera. Running cables from my PC to each of the cameras is something that I'm not going to like very much though. Plus I'd really like to be...
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    Help me decide which one to buy...

    I guess the question is if the value of the lower cost Rift makes up for it being slightly inferior then. And I really can't answer that without trying it. I'm still leaning towards the Vive but it is quite the difference in price.
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    Help me decide which one to buy...

    Been out of the loop with VR and haven't kept up with the developments or what's happening. But last weekend I tried my brother-in-law's Vive room scale setup and loved it and the wife told me I could buy a system. I'm seeing the deep discounted Rift package and honestly don't know which way to...
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    GIGABYTE Z170X Gaming 7 LGA 1151 Motherboard Review @ [H]

    I ended up going with the Gaming GT over the Gaming 7 because of the sale price. There doesn't really seem to be a lot of information about the differences between the two boards, and maybe I made a mistake not going with the exact board reviewed here, but so far I've had good luck with it. My...
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    PowerColor PCS+ R9 290X Video Card Review @ [H]

    I bought this exact card for $270 after rebate a few weeks ago off of NewEgg. It's been incredible, especially stepping up from Crossfire'd 6970s. I've been playing the crap out of Far Cry 4 with it, and this review just confirmed what I've been seeing in practice. Highly recommended from me as...
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    iPhone Pre-order

    Got my pre-order for a 128GB Silver AT&T model for launch day :)
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    Hype about Apple Pay

    I'm wondering if Google Wallet will work on the iPhone at some point, if not right away, using the NFC chip.
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    Samsung 840 EVO SSD 500gb $199 Amazon

    It's $229.99 for me right now. Still a good price but I would have bit at $199 immediately.
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    Wing Commander 3 on ORIGIN (On the House)

    https://www.origin.com/store/free-games/on-the-house Yup... Wing Commander 3. I'm pretty happy about this one.
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    Humble Square Enix Bundle

    https://www.humblebundle.com Pay $1 or more for: Thief Gold, Mini Ninjas, Daikatana, Hitman: Codename 47, Hitman 2: Silent Assassin and Anachronox. Pay $6 or more for: Deus Ex: Invisible War, Deus Ex: The Fall, Hitman: Absolution, Battlestations Midway and the Nosgoth Veteran Pack...
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    Can someone give me a copy of Mavericks system file?

    Yes, but if the root certificates have already been deleted, they can't be exported ;) I was able to get a copy of a Mountain Lion version of the file, so the OS isn't completely broken anymore.
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    Humble Bundle - 14 Days of Bundles

    They're just hurting their brand by offering these "daily" bundles.
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    Humble Bundle - 14 Days of Bundles

    A ton of people jumped on the prices they were offering and now they're testing market forces by slowing raising prices again. We won't see another drop until there's a period of declining sales.
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    Can someone give me a copy of Mavericks system file?

    Does anyone with a Mavericks install have the ability to give me a copy of the following file? /System/Library/Keychains/SystemRootCertificates.keychain Thanks in advance :)
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    Steam: RO2 free next 24 hrs

    I'll download it to see what it's all about
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    Legendary (PC Game) - $0.74 from Amazon

    http://www.amazon.com/Legendary-PC/dp/B0012S3X2Q/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1397755725&sr=8-1&keywords=legendary+pc+game No idea if this game is any good.
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    Humble Bundle Weekly: SEGA

    https://www.humblebundle.com/weekly?sega_weekly Alpha Protocol Company of Heroes Rome: Total War Hell Yeah! Wrath of the Dead Rabbit Pay more than $5.99 10 Classic SEGA Genesis Games Medieval II: Total War The Typing of The Dead: Overkill Binary Domain Renegade Ops Pay more than...
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    Big - Tom Hanks on Google Play... Free Today

    Google Play is offering the movie Big for free today (in HD it appears). You don't need an Android device to be able to watch it. https://play.google.com/store/apps/collection/promotion_2014_play_birthday
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    Humble Indie Bundle 11

    I'm excited to see what they're going to add for the second week.
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    Humble Indie Bundle 11

    https://www.humblebundle.com/ Guacamelee! Gold Edition Dust: An Elysian Tail The Swapper Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams Pay more than the average Antichamber Monaco: What's Yours is Mine I bought it for Dust, I already have the Swapper, would have been worth it for that alone...
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    great deals on software, ms.com sales; D3=$15

    Everything I'd want is out of stock. :(
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    Logitech Z-5300, Rear Left and Subwoofer make no sound

    Swapping the orange/green/black around, the problem moves. Guess I have a bad cable then?
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    Logitech Z-5300, Rear Left and Subwoofer make no sound

    Weird issue, the remaining speakers make noise individually (configuring via Windows), but those two do not. I've tried re-seating the cables and rebooting the speaker system. Not sure what troubleshooting steps I could take? I've also had this speaker system for the better part of a decade, so...
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    Sid Meier Humble Bundle

    Debating whether I'll actually bite at this point.
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    OFFICIAL: Catalyst 14.1 Specific Installation / Support / Issues Feedback Thread

    Is there any point to installing these when I'm running Crossfire'd 6970s?
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