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    Corsair K70 red LEDs to white

    Replaced the WASD keys and convert from red to white LED. Ended up down a rabbit hole troubleshooting the brightness of the LEDs. Found out the hard way, it's not plug n play with LED colors. The white weren't bright whatsoever. My google-fu failed me in searching to see if anyone else was...
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    Staples: Various Wireless Mouse 19.99

    Staples is having a sale on various wireless mouse for 19.99. I got a Logitech M510 for 19.99. Has the small usb receiver. They're ad can be view on the website.
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    WTB. AMD Bracket for H50

    Looking to buy an AMD bracket for a Corsair H50 from someone that doesn't need it. PM me with cost plus shipping to 77546. Thanks
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    dac/amp recommendation

    Before you guys tell me to go over to headfi, I've already been there. I've been doing some reading on dac/amp combo and pretty much narrowed it down to either an audi-gd fun or a matrix mini i. This will be paired with an audio technic ad-700. Do you guys have any experience with these? I'm...
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    Free Chik-Fil-A Mini Today 4/14/2011

    As the title said. Chik-fil-a is giving away free minis. No additional purchases necessary. Today only
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    Microcenter Build

    I haven't built an AMD system since S939 so I've been out of the loop. Given that my HTPC is down and I would like to get it back up and running this weekend. MC has some deals for AMD MOBO/CPU combos, what's a good MATX combo to pick. My budget is 200. I prefer less if possible. My main...
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    MSI 6970 314.99 FS

    Newegg has the MSI R6970-2PM2D2GD5 Radeon HD 6970 2GB for $339.99 with promo code EMCYTZT321. That's already lower than the rest with rebates. There's a $25 rebate bringing it to $314.99. Damn it's cheap. Edit:. I just noticed I didn't add AR in the title. Don't kill me for that.. Still half...
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    5850 GSOD

    I'm having issues with this 5850. The screen starts displaying corruptions while gaming and ends up with this screen or a solid blue screen or all black screens. Is this the infamous GSOD? edit: BTW. Card is stock.
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    ASUS Radeon HD 6970 DirectCU II Graphics Card Review

    Asus released this beast for review. Bout time. Hit the link if you're interested.
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    Samsung BX2450 24" 2ms LED backlight LCD $200 FS

    I haven't seen too many monitor deals but a Samsung 24" LED for $200 is a good deal to me.
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    Battlefield Bad Company 2 $6.79 til 12pm 12/21

    If you haven't tried this game, you can't pass it up for less than 7 bucks.
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    5850 rant

    I spent this past weekend putting together a new build for a friend. Ordered the XFX 650 PSU with the XFX 5850 gpu. After I got everything up and running, I started seeing weird screen glitches like part of the screen would show up at random spots overlaying the previous screen i.e. video...
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    Mwave Must Go Deal Asus RT-N15
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    Do I need to upgrade my PSU

    I've been experiencing random crashes while playing Starcraft II. I'm assuming because this is the only game I'm playing that runs my system at 100%. system specs: overclock settings: psu rails: According to Guru3d, I need at a PSU with more than 55 amp on the +12volt rail. I want...
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    crossfire bridge

    I have a dfi ut p45 t2rs. Do I need a regular length crossfire cable or a long one?
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    20% BCB at BestBuy

    Yeah I know. It's BestBuy but you can't beat 20% BCB. Search bing for ipod. I just got 140 off a 699 laptop.
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    Free Maxim http://www.fre ebi zmag .com/emailmaxim03welcome.htm take the spaces out of the second one..
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    4850 disappointment

    *Sigh*.. I'm disappointed in the 4850 I got from Best Buy deal. It's not a step up from my 8800GT but a step back. Even though the windows score went from 6.9 to 7.3, game performance isn't there. Might be me doing something wrong but I've tested everything out. With my 8800GT @ 702/950 and the...
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    PS3 Games $11/$16/$20 + FS -

    This was taken from FW. I bit on MSG4. Couldn't pass it up for 17 and some change with FS.
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    Intel E8500 C2D CPU & ECS MB Combo $135 Fry's B&M (1 day sale 12/26)

    This is smoking hot. I've been meaning to get a C2D and I couldn't pass this deal up. It wasn't posted in my local Fry's ad but it was in the computer when they looked it up. The processor alone is $188 from Newegg alone. Fry's ad
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    audio video problem

    Hey guys. I have exhausted every option I have but to ask for help. My computer's video and audio file is playing in fast forward. Like when you hold the fast forward on a cassette player to make the music sound like the chipmunks are singing. That. I have tried uninstalling and reinstalling the...
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    Help picking a power supply

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    Help picking a power supply

    I need some assistance on picking out the right power supply to run this setup. So far, these are the components I will be using for this build. As of right now, this is all I have picked out. I don't want to go any further until I've chosen a good power supply. Thanks
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    Some Advice Is Needed

    Hey guys. A friend of mine asked me to build him a computer to replace his 4 year old computer. I've decided to go the Intel route, mainly with the quad core. He's setting aside 1200 to build himself a good gaming machine. Is it enough or should I go for dual core instead? I need some advice on...
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    syncmaster 220wm & G5 problem

    Problem solved. Can't use DVI input with a Macintosh computer.
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    What to do with 2 scsi drives?

    I've been out of the computer loop for a while. Last time I built a computer was when amd tbred xp (1700+ oc'd to 2.5ghz) and ati 9700pro were the best you could get. So go easy on me. I've acquire 2 Compaq 36.4Gb 10k Wide Ultra 3 SCSI brand new. It was still sealed in it's anti-static bag...
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    $300 to upgrade

    I'm trying to help my lil bro upgrade his computer. Only thing I'll be keeping from his computer is the case, psu, 80 gig harddrive, 1 stick 512mb ddr333 ram, and radeon 9600 pro. I've been out of the computer loop for a while so I need a lil help finding good deals on parts. 300 isn't enough to...
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    WTB: harddrive

    I need a cheap pata harddrive to get a computer up and running for my nephews. It's a christmas present I'm putting together for them. Please let me know if you have any available.