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    New 5800x with NH-U12P SE1366 R possibly heat issues?

    New build. Processor was idling high 74-76C. I reapplied paste (Thermal Grizzly Kryonaut), and did a better job at tucking some of the modular cables, now I'm idling 55-58C. I decided to do some testing on Prime 95 8 core torture, blend. It keeps a good constant 76C or so, and once the test...
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    Which of these x570 and b450-550 do you guys recommend?

    Long story short my x370 and 1700 died, I trouble shoot all the parts. I was going to wait for AM5, but this created an urgency to buy time. All options would end up driving far to micro center instead of waiting days for parts. Option 1. My friend let me borrow his 2700x, buy a cheap...
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    My S750 went, looking at my options.

    Long story short is we had power loss the other day, and when the power came back the control panel was dead on the Cambridge sound works S750, and I tried to cycle the power on the sub and saw the green light flashing. I took it apart and found what looks to be glue and at least 1 main...
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    Monitor died, need suggestions on replacement.

    I bought a crossover 2795 and it lasted almost 3 yrs. The end starting manifesting 2 days ago, when the panel would flicker the image on and off, turning it on and off would help, and plugging the power cable in and out. Watching a video at a certain part where there was a flash in the video...
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    Oculus Rift VR and Touch $400 Newegg

    https://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboBundleDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.3557144&utm_medium=Email&utm_source=GD071017&nm_mc=AFC-C8Junction&cm_mmc=AFC-C8Junction-KB Networks, Inc.-_-na-_-na-_-na&cm_sp=&AID=10440897&PID=3891137&SID=rewrite $400 at Amazon too...
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    Need a recommendation for first ssd.

    Building a new ryzen system. Most of the parts are here, I just need to order an ssd and thermal paste. I want an ssd to install the OS and maybe a few games. I am having difficulty deciding, and the pricing on ssd is high now. I plan on having the ssd work along my regular mechanical hard...
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    How much better are the new processors compared to my i7 920?

    I have an I7 920 and I am considering building a new system with a 7700k. I want to know if it would be a big enough jump and if it would even be perceivable. I considered a 6800k when it was on sale recently but decided that I might benefit more from higher clock speeds for playing games. I...
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    Anyone else have low volume on youtube while using Chrome?

    I am having an odd problem. When using Firefox the volume is nice and clear but when I run the same video on Chrome the volume is very low. So far I have tried. Re installing Adobe flash newest update. Disabling pepperflash adobe plug in. Wiping history and cache. I originally did it...
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    Anyone had their ps3 stop reading disk?

    Just got gta v today, Updated to newest ps3 drivers and installed gta v and patched it. Played for like 10 mins then had to quit game to go take care of something. Came back, loaded the game, at start of first mission the game froze, Playstation button refused to operate, the on button on...
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    Does anyone use a different program to defrag win 7?

    I have Windows 7 oem, I tried to defrag, it keeps checking the disk but then it says 0% defragged, I've left it alone to do it's own thing but it seems like it's not doing it. I've looked at several fixes and none have gotten it to work properly. Is there any program out there that will do a...
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    anyone else finding the g700 uncomfortable?

    I made a thread a while ago about recommendations for a wireless gaming mouse and decided to give the g700 a try since it was on sale. Ive been finding that some of these so called ergonomic traits are making it really uncomfortable to me, tempted to even return it. #1 side curves forces...
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    Why I quit playing SWTOR.

    After several months of struggling I no longer found the game fun or interesting. Every person's experience and opinion may differ so my experience may differ from your experience. When I first got the game they had some pre-launch issues including getting stuck in the loading window...
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    Need recommendation for a wireless gaming mouse.

    Mouse. Prefer wireless, tower far away from desk, don't like the tug. Good battery life, good tracking, scroll wheel must not be stiff like in g7 because it hurt my fingers when I used it. Laser mouse, no IR, maybe that Microsoft technology trac blue I think it was called. I started...
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    Need recommendations for a mechanical keyboard for gaming, red switch.

    Here's a little background. I like to game and I would like a mechanical keyboard. Red switches, would prefer some media keys but not necessary, would prefer back lighting but if the keyboard is nice enough I am willing to go without. I currently have a Logitech G15. This is what I've...
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    Anybody replace fw900 with a catleap 120hz?

    Anybody replace fw900 with a catleap 120hz? I am on the fence on getting a catleap 120hz to replace my aging fw900 but would love feedback from someone who has owned both of these. So far on the fw900 I used windas to adjust the g2 the best that I could, I am still having a hard time banging...
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    Need some advice for a friend 27 inch high res non grainy ag.

    Long story short I am trying to help a friend out with some information for a new rig he is going to get and I think his helper is going to need some help. Here is some background info. He has one of those 27 inch mac that has the computer built into it, he loves to play swto mmo but his...
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    would a klipsh speaker system or corsair sys sound better that my csw?

    would a klipsh speaker system or corsair sys sound better that my csw? Been using a cambridge soundworks system i got from my boss a few years ago, he decided to downsize and got a 2.1 set, he switched 2 of the speaker so i got the 7.1 but he switched 2 of the smaller ones for 2 of the 7.1 set...
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    is evga lifetime warranty a one shot deal?

    Had a gtx580, lovely card until it got progresively worse, long story short i worked with evga tech support and came to a conclusion that it needs to be rma. My friend is telling me that the.lifetime warranty applies only to the original card and that anything i get back.is possibly only going...
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    whats the best option for me in verizon.

    Hey guys, thinking of upgrading from my old touch pro 2. I just got a emal telling me I can upgrade my phone, they are many nice choices, but I don't know whats the way to go. Right now is the thunderbolt, charge, iphone 4, and the x2. They all each have an feature that makes each model...
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    Anyone had their G7 cut off randomly?

    I have a logitech G7 and I and recently it has developed a problem where ir works perfect then randomly it looses connection for a fre seconds then comes back, but it's getting annoying. So has anyone had this problem before? is my mouse dying?
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    I think my old psu is not keeping up, need some recomendations for my build.

    I have a i7 920, 6gb of ram, a 580gtx, corsair 620 modular psu. My friend sugested the occt torture test program to push my cpu and gpu all the way up, the system didn't crash but at the end I saw the system usage spike down in 4 occations so I am guessing that thats when the psu couldn't keep...
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    laser color printers good solution for home use?

    My last printer finally gave out, had an epson cx6600, good printer, but the ink kept plugging up the head and eventually the whole thing went. I've seen that color laser printer have gone down in price and whats making them appealing to me is that I think they are less likely to get the head...
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    Does anyone know a good firefox security addon?

    Does anyone know a good firefox security addon? I just overhauled my system and installed windows 7 64 bit. I remember I used to have a firefox addon that would block some activities from certain websites aka if a website tries to run an extension that is not supposed to or if that site got...
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    How come you don't see any mechanical gaming keyboards with red switches?

    How come you don't see any mechanical gaming keyboards with red switches? I've considered getting a gaming keyboard, I mostly looked at the razer black widow, I currently have a G15 original. I noticed a lot of mechanical keyboards have blue switches, wouldn't black or red switches be better for...
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    avg and spyware terminator acting up.

    I have avg and spyware terminator installed atm, my avg told me there was a new version called avg 2011, I installed it and I dunno if it was avg or the anti spyware but the pc locked up for good. Unistalled avg and reinstalled it without link scanner this time. It's a lot more stable but at one...
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    Hexagonal circles on bfbc2 nvidia?

    I don't know if it's only me but I didn't noticed that most circle shapes in the game look more hexagonal than circle but my friend pointed this out after his 4870x2 malfunctioned and his brother gave him a gtx 470. Hes running windows 7 64bit and I am now curious if it's the game optimized for...
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    Corsair 800D or Silverstone FT02?

    Corsair 800D or Silverstone FT02? I've been considering both and I feel the ft02 is the better one atm for air cooling, the 800d is great for having the flexibility of going air or water. I currently have one of those antec performance series II sx1040bII Soho, it's all black, steel frame well...
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    Considering an upgrade from my 8800gtx, also saw interesting non reference gtx480.

    Hey guy I currently have a 8800gtx 756mb and I am thinking that it's time to upgrade to something nicer. I've been looking at a few cards, almost ended up with a 5870 when they used to be cheap near launch but decided to stick around to see what nvidia had to offer. My friend is an big amd...
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    Windows 7 accelerated vs onboard audio

    Hey guys I am currently running windows xp and I used to dual boot to vista, I have an older x-fi platinum regular pci and it got moved to my newer system when I built my newer i7 system. I was not impressed on the whole mess of windows vista and the x-fi requiring a glide-wrapper to get the eax...
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    question about borderlands 2nd playthrough.

    hey guys, I have borderlands pc and somehow I managed to beat the game and realized too late I was on the end mission. I then found out about playthrough 2. I want to know if it takes in consideration for the 2 playthrough only from the moment you beat the game or can u keep going on playthrough...
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    ipod classic 160gb, 64gb itouch, future 128gb?

    Hey guys currently i have a 16gb itouch 1rst gen but I am considering getting something larger capacity to carry most of my music collection so I can listen in the car. i've considered a)sell my itouch and use the money towards a newer itouch 64gb b)shop on ebay for a 6th gen classic 160gb...
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    What do you guys think about ATI's new solution for bezel management?

    I was just looking at some of the pictures and it's nice to see ATI implement some type of bezel management, I just think they could have used a more elegant solution like Maxtor's triple head 2 go. One instance I could see it as a disadvantage is because mouse can hide behind bezel, item's...
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    Dragon age retail vs Steam version? reg vs collectors ed?

    Is this game activated through steam or is it independent the retail, and can the retail copy be activated through steam? does the reail version require an cd to run? Is there enough extras game dlc content to warrant the CE?
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    Can you upgrade from a Vista 32bit OEM to Windows 7 64bit upgrade kit?

    Can you upgrade from a Vista 32bit OEM to Windows 7 64bit upgrade kit? I have been tempted to make the jump to windows 7 and I have looked at a few options. At the moment I dual boot between XP and Vista (in vista partition is currently taken up by windows 7 64bit Beta). 1. Can I upgrade...
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    How to reenable something from spyware terminator?

    I have spyware terminator and I installed I-tunes plus, everything worked but the photo import feature and I got a message about net frameworks having an outdated version. I installed the newest version from MS, but every time I try to launch i tunes plus it crashes the program, this happened...
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    Can an windows 7 64bit copy be used to upgrade a windows vista 32 key?

    Right now I am using windows xp and vista 32 bit, I also have a 64bit beta which I just updated to RC1 status. My question is, if I purchase a preorder for windows 7 pro 64bit and I wanna upgrade my windows vista 32bit OEM would it allow my to do a fresh install with windows 7 64 bit, or it...
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    How do new video cards play wow?

    I have been looking at getting an open box 4870x2 and have been exited about getting a new video card. Someone recently brought to my attention that WoW is not fond of multi gpu video cards and that a lotta people are having difficulty getting good FPS with this card. I also hear it doesn't like...
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    Anyone buy a openbox 4870x2 from newegg?

    My friend is convincing me to try ATI, the 4870x2 can be economically feasible alternative if you can land a 4870x2 on sale, used or an open box. I been checking out newegg and every once in a while I see an open box evga, powercolor, diamond for around $300 and once in a blue moon you will see...
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    Anyone went from nvida to ati or vise versa and did you like the change?

    Hey guys I've been considering upgrading my vid card. I just moved to an x58 platform with an i7 920 processor and 6gb ram. I still have my old 8800gtx evga, it is still a nice card. I've considered selling my old card and try to get something newer a 260 or a 280gtx but my friend keeps pushing...
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    Is this a good temp for my noctua NH-U12P 1366?

    I just got my new processor and motherboard installed, I am running an i7 920 stock at the moment and mobo is an asus p6t deluxe, I am wondering If I am getting a good temp from my heatsink? My temps are 39, 42, 36, 42 idle 46 41 45 50 when I did the gta 4 bechmark. I am wondering If I put...
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