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    The 970 is still a capable card? Heresy

    I still have 2 GTX970s, though I don't use them. My brother was until last year, @ 1080p, and he was doing fine. I got him a GTX1080 and took the 970s. Over all they are still good cards. the 3.5GB of usable VRAM is their main issue. But for the average gamer, they work well.
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    Is building a 2500k machine today worth it?

    It depends on what you can get for the price. I built a system for my stepson with a 2500, that I just swapped for a 2600, a few years ago. Both CPUs are non K, as I didn't bother OCing his PC. It was running games just fine: Gmod, Wolfenstien the new order, TF2, fallout 3, New vegas, and some...
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    Mini-ITX on the desk or ATX on the floor?

    ATX on the desk. stopped letting my PCs be on the floor years ago, just because I have animals. I also like looking at my WC loop.
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    Looking for new phone for the wife. (and me, later)

    A friend of mine (last year) unlocked my wife's s7, had a finger print sensor and she had enabled it before we were together, via a laptop remotely. (He is much much higher up than I am. And I don't want to work at that level.) As far as data and how it's done, I don't know, I don't want to...
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    Looking for new phone for the wife. (and me, later)

    Hmmm. You know I've had a thought. With those phones that have no stand-alone selfie cam, and rely on a mechanism; (Like the zenfone 6, The new one not the 2014 zeonfone 6.) I can lock that to never go to selfie or physically hinder the mechanism and won't have a camera facing me the whole...
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    Looking for new phone for the wife. (and me, later)

    Thank you for your time and effort. No bio-metrics are due to Privacy concerns, I don't trust the tech giants, though I'm not in full "live off the grid mode" yet. (When I retire) But I understand that most mid range phones are going that route. Even my cheap burner has a fingerprint reader on...
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    Looking for new phone for the wife. (and me, later)

    I'm looking to a replacement phone for my wife's s7. I'm wanting something that is as good or better, performance wise, but I have a few caveats. I don't want bio-metrics at all. No finger print sensor, face recognition, etc. And something I can control. Must have a headphone jack. Her s7 was...
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    Wanting to try to mod my mouse ergonomics.

    Hello, I'm currently using a steelseries rival optical mouse, a cheaper one that I cant find anymore. #62271 Overall, I like it and it has served me well for the last 3-4 years But I have worn it out and I want to change the way I use my mouse. The best way I can explain it is that when I'm...
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    Rooting a cheap android? (Confused on how rooting works and where to start)

    So I want to root my phone. It's an Alcatel Onyx (50008R). I got it as a cheap phone, since my old zenfone 2 died, long story the main board stopped sending video siganl. Had the Onyx for a bit and it's okay for a cheap phone. Today it just crashed and corrupted the OS, somehow. I couldn't...
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    Keyboard alternative for gaming?

    I used to have a lot of wrist pain from heavy gaming as well. Before buying a new device do what some others have said regarding your posture and move the keyboard. I can tell you that, for me, having my chair just about desk level and rotating my keyboard to suit my arm's natural resting angle...
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    Windows 8.1 password recovery help.

    So, I'm having a few speed bumps. I changed the password for my mom's account (to a blank) and unlocked the admin account, Just in-case the PW change didn't work. Well I still can't sign on to the laptop with her account. It would seem that she probably just followed on screen directions and...
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    Windows 8.1 password recovery help.

    Thank you sooo much. I was about to go crazy and just start trowing magnets at the drive.
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    Windows 8.1 password recovery help.

    I'd also like to add that when the hdd was in the laptop. Win + X did nothing. I've seen in various "guides" that this is all you have to do to get a command prompt from the winlogin screen. it does nothing for me I don't know why. I don't have any of the recovery disks that came with this...
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    Windows 8.1 password recovery help.

    I am trying to fix my mother-in-law's laptop. It's a little HP thing. I removed the hdd to recover some files. She just can not remember her password. The drive is not fubar or anything. I know windows stores your login in the registry I'm not understanding guides online to view a second HDDs...
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    In need of a windows 7 pro 64 bit iso.

    Thanks. I'll get to checking this out. My grey market keys are from here, actually. They activate fine but they don't give you access to an ISO on microsoft's site, at least not the 4 I've bought from here. I had batch file for the updates before, Hopefully I can recover them. The PC is not...
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    In need of a windows 7 pro 64 bit iso.

    Okay, so this requires some explaining. I have bought 2 retail oem win7 pro disks from newegg, about 2-3 years ago, maybe longer. I can't find either one or the sleeves that have my product keys with them. I have pictures of my sleeves with the product keys on the drive of my pc, which I can't...
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    Is it me or is overclocking getting a lot more complex?

    Just you, buddy. We have more features built into boards. My old, by today, sabertooth 990FX has a ton of tweaking features that were never around, like memory drive strengths. But you just set a few things in the bios and it can deal with voltages and memory timmings, etc on it's own. Crazy...
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    Looking to build PC for daughter. (last a few years)

    (Sorry, if this is not the right section, I mostly lurk) I'm looking to build a PC for my daughter. PC would be used for graphic design, animation, and video editing, with some light gaming. I'm going to give her one of my GPUs, so I don't need to worry about that for now. (ASUS Strix GTX 980)...
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    What to do with an old socket g34 4p server?

    I'm not sure. I really don't know how to or need a game server. I wouldn't mind crunching data with it but I've stopped folding at the moment due to saving money to buy a house, trying to keep my bills low. I wouldn't mind selling it but I can't eve post in the FS section yet and nobody at EOCF...
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    What to do with an old socket g34 4p server?

    I built a G34 4p rig while back for F@H and had not kept up with the news that it would be useless for folding like a month after I finished it. I'm trying to think of something to use it for but I can't really get a use for it. I don't really need or know what to do with my own server. And I...
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    Wondering if there were any G34 boards with multiple PCIE slots.

    I have a 4p rig that I built right before F@H made 4p rigs not useful for folding anymore. I was wondering if there were any G34 boards that had more than one full PCI-e slots, so maybe I can still use these CPUs and make 4 smaller rigs and put 2-4 GPUs in each of them.
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    How many of you use a smartphone as your only mobile computing device?

    I don't use much when not on my desktop. I only watch youtube, netfix, read some forums, and look up pdfs for some info when working on a car. I only have my desktop and my zenfone 2.
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    I'm Thinking about getting a 1080 just to benchmark F@H with it vs my 980 & 970.
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