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  1. chronage

    Acer Predator XB1 27 Inch IPS 165hz @costco 599 GSYNC

    Can confirm, $499 brand new XB271HU. I picked one up and they had 2 left at the time. Might go back and see if they have more.
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    Win7 issue...mounting my old sata hdds

    I have 3 old hard drives (SATA) that I have mounted in a Thermaltake SATA dock and connected to my PC via usb connection. For some reason, Win7 refuses to assign any of them a drive letter and marks them as "recovery partitions." Same thing happens when connected directly via SATA to my...
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    What do you think of the Dell Mini 10?

    SATA...(from Dell's site) 120GB5 SATA HDD 2.5 inch 5400RPM. 160GB5 SATA HDD 2.5 inch 5400RPM.
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    non glossy netbooks

    As previously mentioned, Samsung NC10 (white). It's really slick but not flashy.
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    What free tools do you use to secure your PC?

    Right now I'm just using Avira + Comodo and the occasional MBAM scan. Setting up an Untangle server soon to take over some of those duties.
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    Best VOIP Service?

    Packet8 has been good for business purposes in my case so far. Their features are hardly cutting edge, but it is stable and sounds as good as a POTS line with QoS enabled.
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    [H]ot! 65" Olevia LCD on Woot for 2,304.99 shipped!

    Everything i've seen from Olevia has been mediocre :/
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    Shuttle SN68SG2-BK-V1 Barebone $109 AR

    B&M only I take it?
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    Polk R150 pair 81.15

    Ditto. These are good. I think I got them for free when I bought my Polk system from CC years ago.
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    SOYO 24" DYLM24D6 Official Thread

    3ms / TN in stores now from what I saw yesterday. :(
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    Logo Request for my Soccer Team

    Needs more tie-dye :D
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    SOYO 24" DYLM24D6 Official Thread

    The neo-flex stand works. I've read about people using them with this monitor with good results. http://www.amazon.com/Ergotron-33-310-060-Neoflex-Stand-Black/dp/B000FLXW90/ref=pd_bbs_1?ie=UTF8&s=electronics&qid=1200448627&sr=1-1
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    LCD Manufacturers hide that TN, S-IPS, and MVA panels even exist

    It pretty much does. I'm not being elitist, but having owned a modern TN panel and now an MVA panel, the difference in huge. And to think IPS panels are even better than this :eek:.
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    Info on Viewsonic Q241wb?

    :( That's too bad.
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    SOYO 24" DYLM24D6 Official Thread

    jscreenfix.com
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    SOYO 24" DYLM24D6 Official Thread

    Picked one of these up at OM. Pretty nice for the price. Not perfect, but I wasn't expecting that. Still tinkering with colors. Looks much better than my Hanns-G 19". 1 stuck pixel (red) that I got rid of. Good buy overall.
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    Info on Viewsonic Q241wb?

    Don't think it's glossy. "Panel Surface Anti-glare"
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    Vizio any good?

    LaDanian would say: "Iss clear, Iss crisp" :p
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    SOYO 24" DYLM24D6 Official Thread

    Correct, it's in the weekly ad. I had ordered a Viewsonic 24" S-PVA for about $60 more, but I might as well try this one first. Any Officemax coupons? ;) edit: try this link, not sure if it is session based...
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    SOYO 24" DYLM24D6 Official Thread

    On sale again (Jan 13-19) @ Officemax SOYO 24" Widescreen LCD Monitor SAVE $100 $299.99 (Reg. $399.99)
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    Info on Viewsonic Q241wb?

    Bought it from Newegg for $404 shipped (damn Tennessee tax). They have the wrong specs listed--every other site has the correct ones. I will post a review when I get it. Pretty good deal considering 24" TN panels go for the same price or more, and this has an S-PVA panel. edit: I cancelled the...
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    Info on Viewsonic Q241wb?

    Yeah, you're right the specs match perfectly. If that's true it's ~$300 less than the Samsung 244T with the same panel. :eek:
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    Info on Viewsonic Q241wb?

    This monitor is pretty new. Does anyone know what panel this monitor uses? Google doesn't turn anything up. http://www.viewsonic.com/products/lcddisplays/optiquest/Q241wb says the viewing angle is 178/178, which is typical of an IPS/PVA panel. If so I might get one :)
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    Review: Arctic Cooling Accelero S1 on 8800GT (dialup beware!)

    Neither have it in stock unfortunately.
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    Review: Arctic Cooling Accelero S1 on 8800GT (dialup beware!)

    I was just about to order from newegg, then it went OOS as i clicked the add-to-cart button. What luck. Any other trustworthy alternatives have it in stock? Also for cleaning, why not use electric parts cleaner (available at Walmart, autozone, etc)? $4 and does a great job...
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    CompUSA Closing Clearance Deals

    Did you try the one in Franklin?
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    AMD Athlon 64 X2 5000+ (BlackEdition) + 2GB Kingston Ram = $108

    Good deal. Is the (relatively) small L2 cache an issue?
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    Team Elite 2GB (2 x 1GB) for $20 AR

    Back in stock. Tax and shipping makes it less hot for me, but a good deal nonetheless.
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    1GB SD flash card $5.50, 2GB SD $11, shipped free at Newegg

    Seems like it's a combo deal only...
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    Cen-Tech Multimeter $2.99

    I have one of these, it works well and is great for non-crucial measurements. Harbor Freight has killer deals if you're willing to sacrifice a little durability for a way better price. They are perfect for the occasional tool user, but would suck to use at work everyday.
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    Acer AL2216Wbd Black 22" 5ms DVI Widescreen $200 Free Ship @ Egg

    The 22" Westinghouse was $164 from Target on Black Friday. My girlfriend snagged one, I'm still jealous :o
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    BFG 8800 GT OC 237.99

    Here is the difference between the new and old versions of the fans: http://en.expreview.com/?p=78 Heard some reports that BFG went back in and opened the static bags to replace something (?), so the original seal may be broken with a replacement stick on top instead.
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    BFG 8800 GT OC 237.99

    Picked up two in Franklin, TN. The 10% off works. Bring more coupon print-outs if you're buying multiples. I need to go back with one and get 10% off my second card :D
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    BFG 8800 GT OC 237.99

    Have a few in stock locally, gunna head out today and try my luck at 10% off :D.
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    Best I can get for $400? (Motherboard/CPU/Cooler/RAM/Video Card)

    Don't forget to budget for a new PSU if her current one is borderline.
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