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    [H]ot - 1 year Sam's club , $10 GC, +more $19.99

    Get you a chicken and 6 cupcakes too. https://memberdeals.com/slickdeals/packages.php?sub=packages&action=view&id=3277&login=1&__cf_chl_jschl_tk__=W9ElCANvru.GNn1jPKdnq4nhI4sB_USKrO1ry2kdIOs-1641496331-0-gaNycGzNDFE
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    {HOT} Thermaltake 500w PSU $15

    Got 1... Don't even need it. Ships free with prime https://computers.woot.com/offers/thermaltake-smart-80-plus-psu-500w?ref=mwj_sh_cp_2_bs
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    Drives Read Only After Win 10 Install

    Need halp. Re-installed Windows tonight on a new M.2 drive on the machine in sig. Now my two 1TB HDDs and my 3.2TB SSD are all showing as read only. Using the Google I found the method to remove it using DiskPart, and when checking the disks there, it says they are not read only, but windows...
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    WEBM Attachments?

    Thoughts? I think it would be a great addition, don't take up more space than a .gif. Maybe restrict it to certain subs if worried about abuse.
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    "Sweet Spot"

    I'm pretty happy with my Lenovo Explorer, especially with the limited VR gaming I do. That said my main complaint with it is how tiny the "sweet spot" is when positioning the HMD. a centimeter in any direction causes everything to go pretty blurry. I don't have the funds for an Index, but is...
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    China Bans Online Gaming and Chatting Internationally

    Sounds like the great firewall of China just got a little taller. Taiwan news is reporting that China is banning online gaming and chatting to anywhere outside the Great Firewall. "The communist regime is said to have noticed an authority vacuum in online multiplayer games, which enables...
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    No Sub/LFE from Browser

    Question hopefully someone can help with. This has just started recently, so I believe it's something software/configuration somewhere. On my HTPC I have an RX570 going HDMI to a Denon AVR-X2500H which then goes HDMI to my display. I'm getting no subwoofer/LFE output when watching anything in...
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    2nd Generation Vega

    Updating my drivers on one of the PCs today and saw this... No idea on any of it except the 7nm Vega rumors from last year...
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    4k60 Streaming Stuttering

    I'm at a loss, I'm wondering if it's my old wifi adapter in the HTPC killing me, but my connection speed seems like it should be rosey for 4k60 streaming. Took this snip from YT just now. old i7 860, 8GB RAM (I've got some more I can stuff in it), RX 570 4GB, Dell 1505 wireless card. Seriously...
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    Chinese Coronavirus

    Kinda silly but has there been a DC thing for studying the plague 2.0 yet? Got me a little freaked out, I'd happily throw every core I have at it if there is one.
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    Anyone Unlock Phones?

    I'm in need of some unlocking. Got a phone from my boss, Galaxy S8 that had a battery pack that swole up and broke the back glass. I repaired it, only to find out it's SIM locked to Sprint. Any [H] bros able to help? I know nothing about unlocking.
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    Toasty - The Division 2 & All DLC 85% off

    Ubishit is doing a Lunar New Year Sale. Highlight of it for me is the Division 2 on sale 85% off. $9 for the standard edition, $18 for the ultimate instead of $119. Bunch of other games too, but this one was the standout imho...
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    [HOT] Lenovo Explorer WMR HMD $100 & Free Shipping

    Lenovo Explorer Mixed Reality Headset on sale at B&H for $100. HMD only, no controllers, picked one up for my newly acquired iRacing addiction. They also have 10 condition used ones for $75, YMMV vary on that tho...
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    Dying is Against PayPal's TOS

    The BBC is reporting that PayPal sent a letter to 37 year old Lindsay Durdle for a breach of agreement due to the fact that she had died. Mrs. Durdle passed away May 31st after a battle with cancer, her husband provided PayPal with copies of her death certificate, will, and ID as requested. That...
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    Intel Wants You to Use Vulkan

    In an interesting post on the Intel Developer Zone page, Intel gives high praise to the Vulkan API with many glowing statements. In addition, they give you step by step instructions on how to render objects in parallel using the Vulkan API, with sample code. I have to wonder if this is a bit of...
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    Worst Graphics Card Ever? GT 1030 DDR4 Benchmarked

    Hardware Unboxed has benchmarked what they are calling the "Scam" NVIDIA GT 1030. For those who don't know, NVIDIA quietly released a variant of the GT 1030 graphics card that has 2GB DDR4 memory instead of GDDR5, both off which have the same name. How bad is it? Check out the video to find out...
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    Tencent Going After Steam With WeGame Launching Worldwide

    Tencent has announced that it plans to take it's PC games marketplace, WeGame, worldwide starting with a Hong Kong version. The announcement comes shortly after Valve announced a Chinese version of it's PC games marketplace, Steam. While WeGame is tiny compared to Steam, currently having only...
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    U.S House Questioning Apple & Alphabet on Privacy

    Reuters is reporting that four senior House Republicans have sent letters to the CEOs of Apple and Alphabet questioning location data, mobile phone privacy and the handling of customer data. The goal of the panel is, to quote the letter: "to probe the companies' representation of third-party...
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    Two Sentenced to Jail for Selling Kodi Devices

    TorrentFreak is reporting that two men from the UK have just been handed nearly 2 year prison sentences for selling Kodi-powered devices. The boxes, called the OoberStick, were relatively expensive boxes with a custom version of Kodi and various addons, had been on the market since 2016. Glenn...
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    "Stylish" Browser Extension Steals All Your Internet History

    Popular browser extension "Stylish," used for customizing the appearance of webpages, was recently found to also be stealing all of your internet history. Software engineer Robert Heaton noticed the problem last week when he spotted a large number of requests going to api.userstyles.org. After...
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    Medium Says You're Using Your Mouse Wrong

    Medium has posted an article today that states that even if you're right-handed, you need to put the mouse on the left side of the keyboard. The writer, hb20007, gives 10 reasons why this is a good idea, including citing a study that left-handed mouse use has a positive effect on upper-extremity...
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    New Ryzen Embedded Systems Coming

    PCPer is reporting that Sapphire Tech is now partnering with AMD to offer up a 5"x5" embedded system using the Ryzen V1000 SoC APU. While the website does not specify what model APU Sapphire is using, the small board packs quite a few features such as dual channel DDR4 3200 SODIMM slots, two M.2...
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    A Glimpse Under the Hood of Larrabee

    Back in the early 2000's, Intel was working on a revolutionary CPU and GPU hybrid called Larrabee. Think of a GPU that can use the x86 instruction set. Unfortunately in 2010, it was announced that Larrabee would never make it to the public. Fast forward to November of last year, when [H]ardForum...
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    12 Things to do After Installing Linux Mint

    It's FOSS has posted an interesting article on 12 things to do after installing Linux Mint 19. There are some good tips for new as well as advanced Linux users to get the best Mint experience. I appreciate articles like this, as I've often tried to install Linux, and always ended up getting as...
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    AMD Dominates the Battlefield V Closed Alpha

    Despite Battlefield V being a full blooded GeForce game, the crew at PCGamesN is reporting that AMD is handily winning the battle for performance so far. They pitted the GTX 1060 up against the RX 580 8GB at both 1080p and 1440p, and the results were surprising, with the RX 580 being around 33%...
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    The Original Xbox Prototype is Still Around

    Eurogamer is reporting that the original prototype Xbox, which was first shown at the Game Developers Conference back in 2000 is still alive and kicking. Dean Takahashi's book Opening the Xbox states that each prototype was machined from a solid block of aluminum at a cost of $18,000. The...
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    Samsung Phones Are Sending Pics to Random Contacts

    If you have a late model Galaxy device, you may want to go ahead and delete "that" folder for a little while. Aroid Central is reporting that the default texting app is randomly sending pictures to random contacts without any permission. Even better, when it does send the unauthorized pic, it...
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    Sapphire RMA Quality?

    Been having an issue where I would completely drop signal to my monitor periodically. Was thinking it may be my motherboard getting old so I grabbed my wife's 7970 and tossed in my rig. No issues at all. Sent a service ticket to Sapphire last night, no response yet. I have not had to RMA...
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    GTX 1180 Leaked On Vietnamese Store

    DSOGaming is reporting that for a short time earlier today, Vietnamese store "H2 Extreme Gaming" had the ASUS ROG STRIX 1180 available for pre-order. While the page was taken down quickly, people were able to screenshot the listing, which showed a release date of September 28th and a price tag...
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    $100 DLC Comes With Password Stealing Malware for DRM

    A few months ago, a Reddit user by the name of crankyrecursion noticed that the A320 addon from FlightSimLabs contained a file called "test.exe." This file turned out to be used to extract a users passwords from Google Chrome if a pirated key was used, and send your passwords back to...
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    Shenmue 3 PC Requirements Released, Needs 100GB of Space

    Yu Suzuki has announced the PC system requirements for the upcoming Shenmue 3 on their Kickstarter page. While the requirements are nothing over the top, there is 1 outlier. Ys Net is stating that the game will quire 100GB of free drive space. Outside of that a Windows 7+ 64-bit OS is required...
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    NVIDIA 11 Series Coming to Lenovo Desktops Fall 2018

    DSOGaming is reporting that at E3 a lenovo representative told YouTuber "Brainbean" that the NVIDIA 11 series, up to the 1180, would be in the Lenovo Legion desktops in Fall 2018. This is the first we're hearing the name, and timeframe of the upcoming cards. Check out the video. Exciting...
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    Amazon Buys Online Pharmacy, Competitors Lose $11 Billion

    CNBC is reporting that Amazon has signed an agreement to purchase online pharmacy PillPack. While the terms of the deal were not disclosed, competing pharmacies lost $11 billion in market value after news of the purchase broke. Rite Aid dropped 11.1%, Walgreens fell 9.9%, and CVS went down by...
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    New Razer Keyboard Features "Opto-Mechanical" Switches

    Razer has released a pair of new keyboards that feature their new "opto-mechanical" switches. The switches are available in the new "Razer Huntsman Elite" and "Razer Huntsman" keyboards. The switches use an infrared beam of light, that is broken when the key is depressed, and allows light to...
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    Halo TV Series Is On Its Way

    On the Xbox News Website, it has been announced today that SHOWTIME has ordered a 10-episode season based on the Halo video game franchise. Kyle Killen (Awake) will serve as executive producer, writer and showrunner, and the series will take place in the original universe, focusing on the battle...
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    Facebook Payout in ZeniMax Suit Cut in Half

    In the latest, and likely final development in the ongoing battle between ZeniMax and Facebook in which ZeniMax claimed that Oculus software contained stolen code. The $500 million payout that was awarded to ZeniMax in February 2017 has been cut in half according to an article on Bloomberg...
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    Fallout 76 Introduction to Multiplayer

    In classic Fallout style, Bethesda has released a new video giving everyone an introduction to multilayer in the upcoming Fallout 76. The short 2 minute video gives a tease of what to expect when the game launches November 14th. Check out the video I'm hoping for a PvE only co-op mode to play...
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    Microsoft Re-Releases The IntelliMouse

    In an announcement today on the Windows Blog, Microsoft is bringing back the Classic IntelliMouse. Originally launched in 1996, this new version is based upon the 2003 IntelliMouse, which was the last model in the lineup. To go along with the announcement, Microsoft has released a fantastic Rube...
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    Battlefield V Alpha PC Requirements Announced

    EA and DICE have announced the PC requirements for the upcoming Battlefield V closed alpha. These are not necessarily the final requirements, but are specifically for the alpha test. For both minimum and recommended you need a 64-bit install of Windows 7 or above, and 50GB of drive space...
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    Amazon's "Pivot" Program Takes Employees to Court

    In the latest news about being an Amazon employee, Business Insider is reporting on the "Pivot" program. The Pivot program was introduced last year, and many employees are protesting the "performance-improving" program. Underperforming employees under the pivot program have three choices, quit...
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