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    Kindle to PDF/Word/other converter

    Going to have a ton of down time due to some upcoming surgeries and would like to catch up on some reading. Have a ton of books on Kindle but the formatting options for that platform sucks. Have downloaded a few "free" converters on to an old laptop to check them out but they also installed so...
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    EVGA GTX 1080 Ti FTW3 HYBRID Water Block Cooler

    Just curious if anyone is using one of these and has any real world feedback. https://www.evga.com/products/product.aspx?pn=400-HY-5698-B1 Have a pair of EVGA 1080 ti FTW3 cards. The cooling solution on the cards is super nice and all but at full load the fans get super loud and temps can...
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    PC gaming wheel?

    My nephew is getting into PC racing and is using an ancient wheel that barely works. I'd like to get him something better but TBH I'm not even sure what to look for. Anything will be an upgrade though. I see online that some go for $300+. I get it why they cost that much-build materials...
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    8700K- Noctua D15 or Thermaltake 30 Ultimate

    New build, have both coolers already, looking for feedback to make the best choice before I put it all together As the title states, which do you feel would be better? Will be delidding the 8700K and reapplying paste.. Hope is to OC to 4.8 all cores. Have a massive case so fit for either is of...
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    mobo for 6850K

    Always wanted to build a X99 rig. Looking for a board with overclocking optionsr that will allow me to push the chip to at lest 4.2 but I don't care about things like wireless, Bluetooth, dual LAN, OC panel- stuff like that Prefer to stick with Asus or Asrock as I've had minimal issues using...
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    Case with lots of room above mobo

    Have built my share of systems and ready to build another. The challenge I always run into is there is very limited spopace ABOVE the motherboard to work with. Typically after installing the rad and associated fans many of the fan headers and anything else located on the top of the mobo are...
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    Anyone using a 49 inch Samsung KS8500 as a monitor?

    Upgrading my 49 inch Samsung KS8500 to a larger OLED display. Contemplating using the 8500 as a monitor to replace my aging 32 inch BenQ 1440p. Would be mostly for productivity and some light gaming (STALKER, FO4, etc) . Don't do online gaming System: 6700k @4.5 2 x GTX 1080 sli 32 GB mems etc...
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    connecting receiver to HTPC

    Hi all I inherited the following from a family member and am looking to connect to my htpc as a sound system: 2 each speakers: Sony SS-F7000 http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/493594-REG/Sony_SS_F7000_SS_F7000_4_Way_Floor_Standing_Speaker.html stereo receiver: Sony STR-DH810...
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    980ti on the way, keep 780 as physX?

    As stated I have an EVGA GTX 980Ti Superclocked ACX 2.0 on the way. Currently running an MSI GTX780 Lightning (3GB). Would there be any tangible benefit from keeping the 780 as a physX card? I game on a single 32 inch 2560x1440 BenQ monitor that I have no real intention on replacing soon...
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    Recommend a 30" 2560X1600 monitor

    Recently built myself a dedicated gaming PC and looking to upgrade from my trusty, almost decade old 37” 1920 X 1080P Westinghouse TV (lol). After gaming on a few of my friends systems I've decided that I'd like to game at 2560x1600 (or 1440) on a single 30' +/- monitor. I've tried a multi...
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    GTX 780ti or GTX 780 SLI?

    Just picked up an HP ZW30 and now need to upgrade my aging SLI GTX 580 cards to run games with high settings at 2560x1600. Casual gamer, run games like bioshock, STALKER, Metro, Borderlands and other similar types of games. No BF4 or others like them. Which would be better and why? I do not...
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    Big screen laptop reccomendation

    Hi all- My google-fu isn't giving me many good results. so need some advice. Looking for a reasonably priced big screen laptop. I travel a bit and spend a lot of time working in a hotel room and it's not always convenient for me to bring along a spare monitor for me to connect to my...
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    Win 7 install error "no cd/dvd driver"

    My google-fu sucks today so I come to the minds here... Doing a fresh install of win7 ultimate 64-bit from disk (new copy) and after it loads a few files up pops a "no cd/dvd driver files" error with the option to browse or rescan. Doesn't make sense because it is reading the disk just...
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    Dell 30 inch 3008WFP or....?

    Currently using a 37" Westy as a monitor and while it is awesome I miss gaming at 2560 X 1600 since it is limited to its native resolution of 1920 X 1080. Plus it would actually be nice to have my video cards work for their money...:D I have a beefy enough system to drive whatever monitor I...
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    OK to upgrade to GTX 480 with this CPU/mobo?

    Currently running 2x GTX 280's in SLI with the following set up in sig below.... Gaming system- usually run resolution at 1900 x 1080, play mostly games like Stalker, Metro 2003, etc Interested in switching to a GTX 480 and eventually go SLI when prices drop a little but want to make sure...
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    GTX280 SLI worth it on a 1920X1080p 37" Westy?

    I really like what my new GTX 280 is able to do vs the 9800GX2 I previously had. Since the Westy's max resolution is 1920X1080 (37 inch screen) would there be any significant benefit to running 2 GTX280's in SLI? I know SLI really shows its stuff at higher resolution. Don't mind spending...
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    ANTEC 1200 $139.99 w promo code, FS!

    Newegg is having a one day promo code for selected cases. Right now the Antec 1200 is $174 but with the promo code, which is CASE20%OFF it knocks of $35 and drops it down to 139.99! The clincher for me that on top of that they are offering free shipping on this case which usually runs around...
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    DVI or HDMI hook up?

    So, just bit on the 37" Westy deal and was wondering what would the best way to hook it up to my pc. The Westy has both DVI and HDMI hook ups and my card is a 9800GX2 and that has both options as well. Since I would use it mostly for gaming (if that makes a difference) which would be the best...
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    780iFTW / 9800GX2 / XFI Platinum conundrum...

    Not sure if this is the right place to ask this so mods move if need be.... Planning a build with this: 780iFTW 9800GX2 (one card for now, but will go to two when GT280 prices drop in a bit) X-Fi Titanium plus Vista cuz I'll have 4GB memory along with all the other crap associated with...
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    Disable LEDs on top 200mm fan of Antec 1200?

    Getting ready to do a new build and REALLY like my current Antec 900. Considering the Antec 1200 with the space it offers and no desire to watercool and was wondering if there was any way to disable the LEDs on the top 200mm fan. Seriously, why can't manufacturers give us a non-LED option? A...
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    SAMSUNG TOC T260HD 26 inch

    So has anyone have any experience with one of these? I'm looking to replace an aging 24" HP CRT.... http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824001281 I'm considering one to use as a gaming monitor. Will only be running one monitor off my system. The reviews are kind of...
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    STALKER+OL mod= no sprint?

    So... I've done a fresh install of STALKER, patched it to 1.0005, installed the OL mod (my favorite), and executed Float 32 ... just like I've done in the past, but now when in the game the "sprint" function no longer works. I've re-started the game, remapped the key and still no sprinting...
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    Power buttons for F@H farm mod

    Not sure if this is where to post this so mods move if you see fit..... Looking for someplace to purchase about a dozen case "power on" buttons for a big project to house all of my folding rigs...... they look like this: [/IMG] Or maybe some place I can go to buy the parts and make my...
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    OCZ Gold 2GB (2 x 1GB) DDR2-800 CL 5-5-5-12 for $20 AR

    As if we don't all have enough DDR2 memory laying around after all of the Hot Deals in December: OCZ Gold 2GB (2 x 1GB) DDR2-800 CL 5-5-5-12 for $20 AR- OCZ 2x1 GB kit at ClubIt for $20 after rebates Rebate purchase good til 1-08-08 $5 rebate form $22 rebate form Not the latest and greatest...
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    Q6600 & DFI INFINITY P965-S or MSI P35 Neo Combo-F

    Looking to build a budget quad core system that will be used primarily for video encoding and very little else. All I really care about is being able to overclock the CPU to around 3.0GHz to 3.2GHz... everything else really doesn't matter. Has anyone used the DFI INFINITY P965-S motherboard...
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    OT: Roll of thermal tape

    Somewhere in this section in one of the many threads about GPU cooling there was a thread that had a link to a vendor that sold quality thermal tape by the roll. Tried search function and didn't get anywhere...google just diresct me to industrial or thermal printing paper... anyone remember the...
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    Aftermarket heat sink for BFG 8800 GTS 640

    Got a smokin' deal on a BFG 8800 GTS 640 from someone who just picked up a 8800GT and am looking for recommendations for an after market air-cooled heat sink for this card as I'll be OC'ing it and they are already known to run hot. Would the Zalman VF-1000 fit? What would you put on there...
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    Full sized windowed case w/ 120mm fan mounts/psu reccomendation

    I'll be putting aftermarket 120's fans in it and want a 5.25 bay fan controller so I don't have to open up the case every time I want to change the fan speed.... Thoughts? System in progress: Antec 900 w/ a couple of mods IP35 Pro Q6600 w/Thermalrite Ultra 4x1 Crucial Ballistix 2-3...
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    modular psu for Antec 900

    Picking up an Antec 900 and want to put a modular psu in it. the one that I am looking at it the CORSAIR HX CMPSU-620HX 620W Active PFC NVIDIA SLI Certified: http://www.clubit.com/product_detail.cfm?itemno=A6200027&cmp=OTC-pr1c3grabb3r Anyone have experience with this PSU in this...
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    Total n00b html/url/link renaming question

    Sorry for the noob question and I did search, but had no clue as to what I was searching for... I Googled but ended up more confused than when I started....:confused: Building a simple word doc and want to change the name of some picture links within. For example: I want to change this...
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    Q6600 & EVGA 680i SLI

    Does anyone have a Q6600 installed in an EVGA NVIDIA nForce 680i SLI Motherboard? Can it be oc'ed on this board? I've heard that with a bios update that it can happen. The only reason i ask is that I am looking at keeping my 2X7900GTO SLI set up for 1900x1200 res (yeah, I know...sell the...
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    Long term data storage on SATA HD

    A question for those in the know: With the cost of SATA drives being so cheap these days I'm backing all of my movies, DVDs, music, etc., onto a bunch of them (not in a RAID format, only single drives!) Now if I were to remove them from my system, store them properly and all that happy crap...
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