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    Samsung UN40KU6300 40-Inch 4K

    Thanks for that in depth post Ashun. I had mentioned the same thing that I've seen on two of these displays now earlier in this thread, and was basically told my settings were wrong. Well with the correct settings it still happens. I use this monitor mostly for desktop work and coding, so it...
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    Samsung UN40KU6300 40-Inch 4K

    I don't think that's an option in either GPU settings for standard desktop resolution, to be able to set a resolution above the monitor resolution and downscale. The option to scale either on the GPU or the monitor generally refers to upscaling, IE. if you have a 1080p monitor and you only have...
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    Samsung UN40KU6300 40-Inch 4K

    I'd actually be really interested if others here could try reducing the brightness and seeing if the smearing becomes apparent. I'd like to know if it happens on every screen or if there is still a bit of a panel lottery.
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    Samsung UN40KU6300 40-Inch 4K

    What are your settings? I wonder if you turn the brightness down to about 30 if you'll see it too.
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    Samsung UN40KU6300 40-Inch 4K

    So I thought I'd post some of my experiences with this as a productivity and gaming monitor. I actually started with the Vizio 43" E-series one at Best Buy, which worked well enough, but actually had burn in issues with white backgrounds like you would have on a desktop. But both an open box and...
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    Warming up again! Amazon: Samsung 840 EVO 750GB 2.5-Inch SATA III $350.99

    Only 20 years? That's just ridiculous... I still own all my hard drives from 20 years ago!
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    Free Starcraft, Diablo 3, and WoW trial codes

    Does that mean you used all 3? :D
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    Netflix on Mint

    Did you change the User Agent in your browser? Use something like this: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/user-agent-switcher-for-c/djflhoibgkdhkhhcedjiklpkjnoahfmg?hl=en-US Firefox 15 Windows seems to work well
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    Complete FX-8320 Build, 7850, 8GB, 1TB $420 AR; Shell Shocker

    Not sure if serious. As to "who would get an AMD 8-core over a 2500k for $160", I raise my hand... In any case, I agree that the case and power supply are poopy, but still seems like a decent price for the hardware.
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    Sennheiser HD 598 $150 - Fry's in-store

    Yeah they are super comfy. As to the gaming, I did try it out a bit last night with Batman: AO, from my Fiio E7 USB Dac/Amp. I did notice the directional sound was ok, not great, it did jump slightly from in front to the side, and behind. But I assume a decent gaming soundcard would help...
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    Sennheiser HD 598 $150 - Fry's in-store

    http://www.frys.com/product/7821729?site=sr:SEARCH:MAIN_RSLT_PG I picked these up a few days ago. I like them... a lot. Not bass heavy, but you can hear the bass clearly, and well, everything else pretty clearly as well. Anyways, these retailed for $300 about 2 years ago, I think they are...
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    AMD FX-8120 $124.99 ends 10/9

    The AMD or Intel chip? In any case, they're both quad-cores, so 8 cores obviously gives you some more breathing room. I'll also point out that about a year ago on my i7 laptop, running a Windows VM wth more than 1 core enabled with Virtualbox caused a lot of slowdown. Pretty sure it was a...
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    Asus 7970-DC2 $259 AR @ Frys

    I just saw they are also advertising an MSI 7950 for $130!!! after rebate. But either they never had stock or they sold out immediately... all these deals are posted fresh on Friday AFAIK: Link anyways http://www.frys.com/product/7815839?site=sa:adpages%20page:P16_FRI%20date:100413 I'm a...
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    AMD FX-8350 TODAY AT TD $169.99

    You mean Intel 8-thread CPU's, right? The 2600/3770/4770 are all still 4-core CPU's that are hyperthreaded.
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    Nexus 4 phone price drop - 8/16gb for $200/250 no contract

    I've called to complain about this. I'm in an apartment building, where my wife's Virgin Mobile (Sprint) phone works perfectly, while my AT&T phone drops calls and nobody can hear me. AT&T suggested I buy the microcell for $200. Good deal! As soon as the contracts up I would love to pick...
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    can any one give me a steam key for any multiplayer game ?

    People give stuff away, not ask for free stuff.
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    can any one give me a steam key for any multiplayer game ?

    Troll? If not... Why should we help you circumvent your parents? There's probably a reason they're free. That being said, like jiminator said, TF2 is still a hugely popular multiplayer game, so have at it.
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    Microsoft Attempting to Scare Windows XP Users Straight

    It seems like you don't like computers... maybe you shouldn't use them
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    Just got a killer deal on 32gb Corsair Vengeance kit...

    32gb is very legitimate for a lot of people. No, it's not for games, although I could see 4gb being a little limiting if you ever have anything else open while playing an intensive game. Anyways... yeah, I'm glad 4gb is good for you. I would suffocate with 4gb :D
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    Which distro is for me?

    Why do people reply to a 6 month old thread with simple comments? I know it was an interesting topic, but I'm pretty sure if OP installed something on his old laptop, he did it months ago now...
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    I need help getting AMD Driver to install

    When I installed Linux Mint 15, I had to start it in software only mode, as it seemed like there was a big incompatibility with the open source drivers and my particular MSI GTX 580. Not sure if it was because it has the MSI heatsink, or it's the 3gb model... no idea. But it would hard-lock...
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    7950 3GB (MSI) $180 after $30 MIR card

    This doesn't really make sense to me, as the GTX 760 is priced at $250. I guess Nvidia isn't interested in clearing out old stock quickly
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    I need help getting AMD Driver to install

    I have friends who had a little trouble getting Crossfire 6950's and 7970's going, but one friend also has 6 monitors connected to the 7970's in Ubuntu. He said it was a little trouble getting the drivers installed, but afterwords it's working fine. They also talked about how Nvidia is the one...
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    7950 3GB (MSI) $180 after $30 MIR card

    I think the prices have been driven down.... This card was not sub $200 6-12 months ago
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    7950 3GB (MSI) $180 after $30 MIR card

    They might, but aren't games normally bundled with newer video cards? Seems like there will be a refresh soon
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    7950 3GB (MSI) $180 after $30 MIR card

    This seems like a great deal, although if it runs that hot and needs a $60 cooler on it, I don't know if it's such a good deal... you might as well buy one with a better cooler for $40 more.
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    Linux Mint 15 with KDE

    It's the only way you'll be able to play Skyrim ;) http://www.winehq.org
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    Linux Mint 15 with KDE

    For any Steam games that aren't Linux based, I'd suggest using PlayOnLinux. Also, make sure you get the updated version, you can follow these instructions: http://www.ubuntuupdates.org/ppa/playonlinux I don't use everything PlayOnLinux has to offer, but I do use it for separated installations...
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    Linux Mint 15 with KDE

    Good to hear Blacklash, not everyone has the same easy transition from Windows. Also, if you're new to Linux, don't be afraid of the command line. It's your friend, not your enemy :D
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    Linux Mint 15 with KDE

    Linux Mint is based off of Ubuntu, which is based off of Debian. They're both good for newcomers to Linux, although lately Linux Mint has been getting better reviews than Ubuntu. When you go to check out Linux Mint, keep in mind that the different versions, Mate, Cinnamon, KDE, etc. are all...
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    Linux and Windows 8 don't like each other

    I found it easier to set everything to non-UEFI, as it was a headache trying to get everything working correctly. I actually did get it all set up in UEFI mode, eventually. But then about 2 weeks later, Windows 7 did an update, and knocked out the ability to get back into Linux. I couldn't...
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    20% Off Code for Amazon Rewards Visa Cardholders

    I would consider it, but I just got this Store card less than a month ago, I'm still on my month trial of Prime, heh.
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    20% Off Code for Amazon Rewards Visa Cardholders

    Definitely Amazon selling it. Tried it on a Blu-Ray box set. I'll try a game. Game: nope. Yep, I have the wrong card. I have an Amazon.com Store Visa card, this is for the Rewards Visa card. *shrug*
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    20% Off Code for Amazon Rewards Visa Cardholders

    Hmm, I have an Amazon.com Visa card, guess it's not the same as a Rewards card, as it doesn't seem to be working for me
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    Just got a killer deal on 32gb Corsair Vengeance kit...

    If you don't know why you'd need it, you probably don't. You could check and see what your RAM usage is, but really, if you're only gaming and web surfing, you probably wouldn't need more than 8gb, maybe 16gb if you want the breathing room. 32gb is awesome for some people, but usually they have...
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    I need help getting AMD Driver to install

    Argh.... I'm a little scared off getting an AMD card now. Nevermind Crossfire. Well, I guess if I get a newer Nvidia, or maybe SLI this one, I can get more than two monitors connected. SLI probably is a little scary as well though....
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    Just picked up an fx 9370

    You'd be surprised....
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    Just picked up an fx 9370

    You're not running a 32-bit Windows... are you?
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    Just picked up an fx 9370

    There's probably just a wrong setting in the BIOS somewhere. One wrong setting can throw your system out of whack. I would try resetting the BIOS and setting things back to default and starting over. I doubt anything is actually broken though. To check you can run memtest86 on the RAM.
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