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    Dual / external PSU?

    Ah, good to know that the adapter will work, and also why plugging the 6-pin in directly did not work. The GPU is a GTX titan (original), and the PSU, per HP specs, is a "925W, 90% Efficient Power Supply". Unfortunately there are no specifics beyond this. But seeing that this workstation can...
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    Dual / external PSU?

    I have an HP Z640 workstation that has just two 6-pin cables for graphics cards (ugh). I'm looking to put in a GPU that requires a 6 and an 8-pin cable. How straightforward would it be to just power the GPU from another power supply? Things that won't work 1) plugging the two 6-pin...
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    Windows 8.1 DPI Scaling Enhancements

    still, my ideal solution would be scaling based upon pixel pitch, which would obviously require specific hardware information, but then allow for the exact same scale across any given combination of potentially different multi-monitor setups.
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    Asus VG23AH: The 1st Semi-Glossy IPS Panel?

    my 2 cents, having just bought the monitor 1) great review NCX 2) 3D performance: in my experience, you can actually sit as close to the monitor as you'd like (e.g. even 1-1.5ft away), it's just that your margin for error to avoid crosstalk is much lower.
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    Awesome Amazon Shipment of the Day

    amazon ever hear of a padded envelope?
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    Antec Case & PSU Combo Lucky Draw!!!!!

    mmm p280 would look nice underneath my desk...
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    Smoking [H]ot Newegg Samsung 830 128GB $89.99 shipped

    I was one of the early orderers (see p1), and my status finally just changed to 'packaging' as of 3 hrs ago. Man they nearly had me there oh wait...ssd is still not in my hands...better not speak too soon!!
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    Smoking [H]ot Newegg Samsung 830 128GB $89.99 shipped

    ouch, just burned my fingers clicking on 'add to cart'
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    Seasonic M12II-620 for I7 3930k build?

    per the [H] review, at least its bigger brother can draw 334W at the wall; they have the same TDP no?
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    Seasonic M12II-620 for I7 3930k build?

    Usually I provide myself plenty of headroom on my builds, so I have no idea what I was thinking with this one. Anyway, two computers for my research lab have already been ordered with the following, and I need to know if the Seasonic M12II-620 PSU will be sufficient, as returning it will be a...
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    Web Based Photoshop Simulator

    aw man, I was about to tear it up with the pen tool.
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    Thermaltake Overseer RX-I Full Tower

    imo this looks eerily similar to corsair's HAF-X
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    Civ V $7.50 Gamestop DD

    was waiting for a price drop like this--thanks OP! Purchased from impulse. Installed their stupid software to get the product code, then activated on steam. Amazon.com is indeed selling digital copies for 7.50 too
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    best buy deals--check stock!

    just a PSA: best buy may have restocked on some of its thanksgiving/black friday deals. For instance, I missed the first wave of rocketfish styli, and was pleasantly surprised to see it in stock (still with free shipping, of course) just now. so no harm in checking stock of deals that you...
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    Newegg's even more underwhelming "ultra secrect black friday"

    haha, well at least I actually needed a toaster oven. Too bad newegg botched the coupon code...ended up being 35.99! here's hoping for a $10 credit...
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    Seasonic Platinum-1000 Drawing

    best psus that i can't afford
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    Human + Jellyfish = First Living Laser

    1) it's not really 'human' per se. Human embryonic kidney cells are a standard cell line for doing various biological experiments. It's as mundane as a screwdriver as far as scientific tools is concerned. 2) green fluorescent protein is probably one of the most important technological...
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    Corsair Vengeance™ 8GB Dual Channel DDR3 Memory Kit Drawing

    to replace broken RAM :/
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    Galaxy Final Week of Christmas Give-Aways!

    blank :/
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    Galaxy 7th Week of Christmas Give-Aways!

    when is two not better than 1
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    Corsair Vengeance RAM Giveaway! 5 12GB Kits!

    bc it just does.
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    [H]ot! Canon SD1300 $89 shipped w/ promo code @ newegg

    Only the *blue* sd1300 is on sale at newegg for $89 after the $20 promo code: EMCZNZR26 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16830120422 pretty sweet deal. Newegg had the sd1300 for $109 earlier around thanksgiving, but this price is even more sweet.
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    Galaxy 2nd Week of Christmas Give-Aways!

    more powerful, but less power hungry.
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    Time Travel Mystery of the Day

    to be honest, with her hand collapsing slightly at the end (as someone else pointed out), it looks like she's just scratching her head. Haven't any of your scratched your head just above your ear with four fingers before? Sure looks like you might be hiding a cell phone underneath...
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    Microsoft USB/PS2 Optical Mouse $2.99 @ mwave ($0.99S/H)

    I dunno about this, there's a reason why they're so cheap. I have had two of these mice and they have serious issues with tracking---the mouse will jump all over the screen very frequently. Even Mom complains of the crappiness.
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    Amazon Acquires Woot

    wow that was unexpected. kudos to woot!
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    iPhone 4 pre-order

    as of ~6:30a eastern time, placed an order successfully through ATT's website. Apple's website went down just before 6a EST, then came up and was smooth for like the first 3 mins. As I tried to get it to transfer my number...it started dying. ATT's website still seems to be going strong...
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    AT&T Just Killed Unlimited Wireless Data

    if 98% of users don't use more than 2gb per month, then why bother making effectively taxing 100% of the users because of the usage habits of 2% of the users? Psychologically, it's just too much of a headache to have to worry about overages when using data on your phone, even if 99% of the time...
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    GIGABYTE X58A-UD7 Motherboard Review @ [H]

    I just built a computer with this mobo...so it's nice to see a review (though after the fact...) I have 2x evga gtx 260s in this machine and they don't contact each other at all. As for the pci x1 slot-->not sure, I'd have to check. That said, that fat south bridge heatsink really obstructs...
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    pentium D mobo compatibility

    yeah, really just trying to resurrect an old lab computer on the cheap. It's funny...the tech people we sent this thing out to told us they couldn't get a replacement mobo from dell (mobo fried) but that they could fix it for us with a diff mobo/case for less than $800. Yes, I seriously rofl'd...
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    pentium D mobo compatibility

    ah interesting. so I suppose it's really a matter of whether the mobo manufacturer does something (in the bios perhaps?) to make the board able to recognize the old processors...and that's information intel can't really provide. well the asus mobo looks good, esp with the pcix1 before the...
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    pentium D mobo compatibility

    I'm in need of a replacement mobo for a pentium d 930 (http://www.newegg.com/product/product.aspx?item=N82E16819116238). It seems like intel doesn't care to update its information (nor should it really care for such an old product...) on its website concerning the compatibility of chipsets with...
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    [HOT] Pre-purchase Bioshock 2 for $44.99 on Steam & Get Bioshock 1 FREE

    I'm in for group buy if you still haven't enough people yet; don't need bioshock 1; heat/ebay: g1tigi. ygpm.
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    CS:S = $5 on steam.

    bingo! I knew (or at least hoped...) steam would do this eventually.
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    Win $40K by Finding 10 Weather Balloons

    looks like MIT has pulled off a sucessful bribe and already won the contest! https://networkchallenge.darpa.mil/default.aspx
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