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    ASUS SABERTOOTH X99 LGA 2011-v3 Motherboard Review @ [H]

    ok good to know, one more question. I see it lists DDR4 as "DDR4 2400/ 2133", I have access to some DDR4 2666 by a friend, will that not work with this board, or are there limitations to using it?
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    ASUS SABERTOOTH X99 LGA 2011-v3 Motherboard Review @ [H]

    I see this board being referenced as a server board, will it suffice as a work/gaming board too?
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    32"@4K affordable class: Acer B326HK, Asus PA328Q, BenQ BL3201PT

    Excuse my ignorance regarding the BenQ or any 4k monitor for that matter, Im looking to build a new pc to go along with one of these 4k monitors, will any current video card work regarding getting the full 4k res? Thanks
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    Over heating cpu

    The hoses don't feel hot at all. I installed the extremely limited software for the pump but it really doesn't provide a lot of info. is the bottom right image any indication that the pump isn't working? Edit: I think it is the pump, found the following image showing the pump speed...
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    Over heating cpu

    System specs mobo: GIGABYTE GA-Z77X-UD5H LGA 1155 cpu: Intel Core i7-3770 Ivy Bridge Quad-Core 3.4GHz heatsink: Antec KUHLER H2O 920 Liquid Cooling System ram: G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 The system has been running great since mid 2012...
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    Windows 2012 Server option question

    All Im using these systems for is multiple VMs which are connected into through logmein central. I dont need to use them for anything other then the VMs and what the VMs are used for themselves. With these current systems I was trying to give each VM 4 gigs of ram each for use, though I could...
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    Windows 2012 Server option question

    Im pretty ignorant at all this so this is a big learning lesson for me trying to figure all this out. Given that, with the machines Im running now, specs listed in first post, since its a 1 cpu socket system, why does the eval let me run a good number of VMs if it's supposed to be limited to...
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    Windows 2012 Server option question

    Trying to figure out the best server software to get for my needs..... I built 2 mini pc servers using the following parts below. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16856101134&Tpk=N82E16856101134...
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    Win 2012, Hyper-V, VM resolution question

    I meant to get back to you on this and just forgot. I have this system setup at an office that wont let outside connections in without a vpn (of their own), which they want to charge us $100 a month. At 12 systems currently and might add another 10 or more. So at $1k plus a month, just decided...
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    Win 2012, Hyper-V, VM resolution question

    the VMs are windows 7
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    Win 2012, Hyper-V, VM resolution question

    RDP is not an option for how it's being used currently. :(
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    Win 2012, Hyper-V, VM resolution question

    So I built a system using the following barebones pc with 16 gigs of ram and an i7 3370S. I put on Win 2012 server and setup Hyper-V with 3 VMs running on 4 gigs of ram each. Each VM resolution can only go up to 1600x1200 but the host machine can go up to 1920x1440. Is there a way to up the res...
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    Newbie VM questions

    Sorry for the ignorant questions but in order to create the VMs I need vSphere 5 right? Can I install that over windows 7 bypassing the ESXi 5 as I wont be setting this up as a server? Thanks
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    Newbie VM questions

    Boss had me build a small pc for testing purposes. I stuck an evaluation copy of windows 2012 and got 3 VMs up and running smoothly. I dont have the server aspect running, just logging in each one via logmein for now. What Im wanting to know is, Im really only interested in having a system that...
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    Building a mini win 2012 server w/ Hyper-V and VDI?

    Im in the process of building a server for running a 3 VDI, possibly a few more then 3. Im not in IT but I am comfortable building pcs and want to learn how to build a VDI server. My company doesn't have a IT guy, Im the closest to one and they are giving me the opportunity to play around with...
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    Need help finding a vented panel for server rack

    I purchased a 9U server rack cabinet but this cabinet doesnt have a back panel. Im trying to find a vented panel, prefer similar to what the box already has, to mod onto the back. I need to be able to lock the back but still open it for access so ill be adding hinges, or something similar that's...
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    Looking for best possible router money can buy

    Thanks for the replies, what does load balance mean? Im clueless with this stuff but Iv been tasked into learning as much as I can to help setup what ever he does.
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    Looking for best possible router money can buy

    sorry I should have said this is for home use.
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    Looking for best possible router money can buy

    My boss is been looking to expand his side business of trading online. He asked me to look into finding him the best and fast router possible that would give him the best speeds possible. He is currently using the asus black diamond router and the Motorola SB6120 modem but would like to know if...
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    I need help fast

    It doesn't even show up so not sure how I would flash it.
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    I need help fast

    Thanks that worked, feel stupid now but working.
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    I need help fast

    Said screw it and reinstalled on another HD. SSD is dead, wont even show up now. I am having another issue now. I had 4 hard drives on this pc, one SSD, a Raptor, a WD 1 TB and a Hitachi 1 TB. The Hitachi was broken down into 2 partitions A and B. Now only partition B is showing up under...
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    I need help fast

    In command prompt I can get to each hard drive. Hard drive C with the OS is no longer C and is now G. If I enter into windows install and go through the motions of a new install, all the other HDs show up except for G. Not sure what that means.
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    I need help fast

    How do I check that?
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    I need help fast

    Crucial M4 CT128M4SSD2 2.5" 128GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820148442
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    I need help fast

    Im running windows 7 home, out of the blue I got a BSOD and now on reboot it says "Bootmgr is missing, press Ctrl/alt/del to restart". Iv come across a basic fix but it's not working. When I try Method 1, #5 "choose the drive of your Windows installation and click Next.", the drive doesn't...
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    I feel like Im running to hot...2600k

    Been busy this week so wasnt able to do anything with the pc. What's a good voltage to step down to, what would be the lowest I should be trying for?
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    I feel like Im running to hot...2600k

    Im going to redo my cpu cooler. Whats the best way to clean both parts of the thermal paste? Also Iv seen videos of the artic silver paste either spread on the whole chip and others where they just put a drop in the center and lay down the heat sink. Whats the best way to do it?
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    I feel like Im running to hot...2600k

    Running asus p8z56-v pro gen 3 with 2600k and 16gig vengeance and a Antec KUHLER H2O 920 cooler. I feel like my temps are to hot for the OC Im getting. I used the Auto Tuning feature in the AI Suite II software. @ 4.7 it restarts, @ 4.6 I can run Intel burn test on "Very High" with positive...
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    Trying to figure out my best option

    thanks, I take it the unlocking wasnt hard then. Iv never owned ati before, always nvidia so just a little worried. FYI this will go into a i7 2600k system. I just want to get the most out of what ever card.
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    Trying to figure out my best option

    I dont know what the hell Im doing, ATI http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814161372 or Nvidia 1 of these 3 Id rather not spend 500 on a video card but how much better is 580 over the 570? Playing regular games like Batman, AC, Skyrim and BF3 and such. I do...
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    Need to edit a saved web page

    I saved a web page, a report I needed, and I need to edit out some information. When I try to do a basic edit in firefox, edit selection is grayed out. I cant change anything in the page source and if I open in word it says read only. What are my options? It's currently saved as a firefox document.
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    Is my video card kaput?

    I got this card in March from newegg so it should still be under warranty. The thing is I got this card to replace another card that has the same type of issues. Now I havent had a issue till last few days. Im hoping its just the card that is the problem and not something like the mobo or...
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    Is my video card kaput?

    can you expand on that more? Not sure what a GPU reflow is.
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    Is my video card kaput?

    Getting all sorts of artifacts out of the blue last 2 days. Started while Im gaming and it seems to be getting worse. While doing nothing my desktop will flicker for no reason. Iv tried redoing the drivers but nothing seems to fix it. Just want to know all my options before getting a new card...
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    Hard drive spindle motor ???

    Anyone know how to teardown a hard drive spindle motor? Trying to get the following result
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    Where can I get these wire connectors

    Where can I get these wire connectors and can you buy them without the wires already attached to the connectors? Thanks
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    Custom pc cabinet

    f'ing sweet, thanks, that will help a lot
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    Custom pc cabinet

    Im not sure where to put this thread so I put it here. Im looking to clean up my computer area and Id like to make a custom cabinet for my 2 pcs and battery backup. I measured that the over all space to enclose them needs to be at least 22" high x 24" wide x 23" deep. I left a few inches over...
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    recommend a laptop

    Some of the games and school programs I use dont work on 64bit and the gateway will work for both as long as its not a pain to go down to 32bit.
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