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    Those With Monoprice LCD Desk Clamp

    You mean use a rubber washer on that vertical tilt screw? Have you tried that? Does it improve the screw grip?
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    Those With Monoprice LCD Desk Clamp

    I got mine and mounted my 19" LCD on it. For $18 bucks, I can't really complain, but the vertical tilt mechanism isn't the greatest design. If you fiddle with it too much, the display will slip down. I could of used a bit more height too. But for $18 bucks vs. $50+ on other stuff, I'm fine with...
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    Those With Monoprice LCD Desk Clamp

    I ordered one Sunday. I'll post up when it arrives. If not, that is an easy fix.
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    Where do you buy your LCD screens?

    I think I am going to go with the T240HD off Amazon. Amazon seems to have great service when it comes to LCD screens. I read a lot of info on AVS Forums about people getting great service. I have had good luck with them in the past. The only other thing that is slightly appealing is the...
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    Where do you buy your LCD screens?

    I bought 2 LCDs from Newegg 4+ years ago and they were fine, but people are now steering me away from them because of their LCD return policy. Their awesome prices are hard to resist though. I don't know whether to gamble on them (I have always had good luck with them) or order somewhere else...
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    [YourNewCase] SUGO ... 5! GO!

    So according to leifeinar, it is possible to cram a 48xx into this case by cutting a hole in the front frame. I assume too that the front panel goes all the way back on. Correct me if I am wrong.
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    $250 Budget - Which Monitor?

    Ah you are right. That does suck. Their prices are great. Grrrr. How about Amazon? ZZF? Who else? I have always had bad luck with ZZF.
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    $250 Budget - Which Monitor?

    Sorry to kind of highjack the thread, but what if the resolution is more of a priority. I was looking at the T240HD and the Asus Mk241H. It seems like Newegg dropped a bunch of 24" 1920x1200 monitors from its site. No BenQs or anything.
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    What front end app is everyone for reliable 1080p .mkv playback?

    I have been running VMC with MediaBrowser without issues. I love XBMC + Aeon Stark and am trying it out again, but I just never got it running flawlessly before. There would be video issues or library issues. VMC has been effortless.
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    T240HD vs G2400WD NCIXUS Sale Ideas ASAP

    I am looking at 24" monitors. I love Newegg and have gotten 2 flawless LCDs from there, but I still worry. NCIX has really nice prices compared to Newegg on monitors. I am looking at the following monitors. NCIX has their no-dead pixel guarantee on top of their better prices and the T240HD is on...
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    Post Your Workstation 2009!

    EDIT: Nevermind, your post addressed it. Tons, nice Ikea setup. You made a monitor shelf just like mine. What size legs did you end up with for it? I think mine are the 6", but I am thinking of dropping down to the short ones.
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    Wired Magazine: 12 issues (1yr) $3.50

    So is this website trustworthy? I see one person who was successful.
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    I think I'm done with the whole HTPC thing. Other suggestions

    I was running XP trying to run XBMC smoothly. I got pissed because I feel like it is tearing while VLC would not tear. I installed Vista to try with its supposedly better acceleration or something. Also installed the CCCP pack and now I have no foreground voice working. This HTPC stuff is not...
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    5x Quake Live invites

    Jbrukart I need a GPS system for that email. :p Thanks again man!
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    5x Quake Live invites

    first name: fire last name: fox Thanks!
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    Post your Macro Shots!

    Since we see to not be limiting it to tech stuff...
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    TN... crappy and nasty... Eewwww

    I personally love LCDs, but we just got rid of our 25+ year old Sony 32" XBR CRT which still worked perfectly. It survived a bad brown out and fall face forward off a 2.5ft tall stand after the cat and dog had a boxing match behind the TV. :rolleyes: A Samsung 46A650 took its place. We shall...
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    Perfect midtower case? (in search of)

    I am assuming the case is very light. Am I right?
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    Advice on my WHS plan

    I tried 3 or 4 times last night to install WHS on one of the 500gb drives. Because I have the drives hooked up to a PCI SATA controller, it requires drivers loaded. First time using the driver CD the computer just restarted. I then threw the drivers on a USB stick. Came back a while later and...
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    Advice on my WHS plan

    I actually pulled the 120gb from my main desktop as a primary drive. 900gb will be plenty of storage anyways. I would have buy a replacement for that if I don't put that back. I have had terrible experiences with ZZF. I am not going to buy from them again. They have some good deals...
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    Advice on my WHS plan

    That is a good question. Part of it is me just being anal with my data. Part of it is my worry of something going funky on WHS and it somehow wiping out both drives. Now that I think about it more, it is probably pretty low risk. I haven't had a virus on any of my Windows computers for quite a...
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    Advice on my WHS plan

    Wow...great information here. I am planning running duplication on probably everything except maybe DVD rips. I am not sure if I want to do that yet. It is probably worth doing since storage is cheap and time is not. Trep, Let me just make sure I understand. You said, "Another case is...
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    Advice on my WHS plan

    I just wanted to get your thoughts on my plan for my WHS. If you could guide me in the right direction, that would be great. I don't want to mess around with RAID. I tried using XP with Syncback to duplicate my 2x500gb drive files, but it was just a pain in the butt with it choking on certain...
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    Left 4 Dead PC - $39.99 at Amazon

    Just be aware the ship date is November 24. I don't know if I want to wait that long. I want to go with a hard copy for this game, not just a Steam download, but the convenience is hard to beat.
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    Office 2008 or Open Office?

    I have both. I use OOO 3.0 a lot more. I am more fond of the simplistic and clean design of OOO. I don't like how Office 08 is all over the place.
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    iPhone 3G Contract + ETF Workaround?

    Exactly. That was my idea. Plus I would like to know if I could pull that before 30 days are up and then come back to ATT and sign up for the same plan again W/O the 2 year agreement in case I change my mind on a GSM carrier.
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    Post your workstation 2008 !

    That keyboard is awesome for gaming. It weighs about 8 tons. The keys are quiet but have great feedback. I have a similar Compaq on my server. I don't think they are actually Compaq. I thought I read they were made by IBM somewhere.
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    cheapish case for media PC

    I have that Antec case and it is awesome. Classy look, great construction, great cooling. Dual 120mm fans are great. Rubber mounts for the HDs are awesome. Great value case.
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    Post your workstation 2008 !

    I figured I would post the old gaming setup for the PCG guys. :cool: A lot less flashy than the day-to-day setup in the office. Finally finished that mod too. Sorry for the crappy quality. Just quick pics in a dark basement. Forgot to rotate and Photobucket editing isn't working so.
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    iPhone 3G Contract + ETF Workaround?

    I was browsing over the iPhone 3G info and I began reading the TOS. I came across a line that I need clarification on. As I read it, I believe it is saying if you buy the 3G, sign up for a contract, wait 14 days but cancel within 30 days, ATT will waive the early termination fee and not require...
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    Post your workstation 2008 !

    Thanks! The desk is an Ikea Galant. It is the basic L desk with one extension (where my computer sits). Just in case you are wondering, the shelf that the monitor and laptop sit on is basically an Ikea shelf and some Ikea 6" legs. The black pad is also from Ikea. I believe they now make...
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    Post your workstation 2008 !

    Thanks! I like the Griffin Powermate. My biggest use is for scrolling up and down and all of my apps as well as a back button in Firefox. I felt the same way but I found a deal for a new one on ebay for about $30 shipped I think. It is awesome for the occasional video editing too. That is...
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    Post your workstation 2008 !

    I like it! Is that an Ikea shelf as well or just the legs?
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    Antec NSK2480 Mini Tower Case w/ 380W PS $70

    Nice case for a great price. Used one for a budget HTPC.
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    Carrying bag for MacBook

    I heard single strap shoulder bags wreak havoc on your body with a load of books. I use a backpack so I wouldn't know. What's the word with you guys with single strap shoulder bags?
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    Post your workstation 2008 !

    I couldn't find the receipt, but this is what I came up with by pricing parts on Ikea's site. My particular setup includes the basic Galant L desk + the 30 inch extension. You can save money by going with the white finish and the A legs if need be. 1 GALANT table top with frame beech veneer...
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    Post your workstation 2008 !

    Thanks! Very comfy. Oh boy. Let me figure that out and I'll get back to you tomorrow. I know it is the main Galant piece with one extension and the more expensive but (IMO) sturdier and easier to set up "T" legs. If you can, go to an Ikea and grab a Galant brochure. It has all of the...
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    Post your workstation 2008 !

    Yes. The Ikea Dioder Multicolor. It was an impulse buy and really they are too much money for what they are, but damn are they cool.
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    Post your workstation 2008 !

    Nikon D40 in manual mode (ISO 400, various exposure times depending on the picture). First DSLR and I love it, but I have already grown out of it. If you want to stick with simple P&S, I reccomend jump up to the D40 and call it a day. D40x and D60 not worth the money. Might want to take those...
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    Post your workstation 2008 !

    New desk setup. Whoever was looking for a desk similar to that Aspa E-Motion, the Ikea Galant somewhat fits the bill. You can design your own layout. Here is my Galant... Oh and my helper...
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