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    The Post Your Old/Retro Builds Thread

    Just found this thread. I wish I had a pic of my Amiga 1000 to post! (Had an Apple II before that, but lots of people had those...)
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    Samsung Odyssey ARK 55" 4K Gaming monitor

    I have a Samsung QN5580T I use as my monitor. This looks like a curved version with (hopefully) a higher refresh rate, though 60hz is ok for my old eyes. I am mostly happy with this, but 4k seems a bit too stretched on it. A higher res would be nice.
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    Are there earbuds that sound as good as my Beyerdynamic DT770 Pro 80 Ohm ?

    I am surprised the suggesting something this inexpensive, I have been amazingly satisfied with the MPOW X3 earbuds. I have the exact same DT 770 headphones you mentioned. These are not as good, but they do pretty nicely. They are bass heavy. You will want to use something that gives you an...
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    good cheap laser printer? with cheap toner?

    Brother MFC-7460DN ! Cheap, worked for years already despite abuse, and so far had NO problem with cheap 3rd party toner cartridges. I use the worst cheap junk paper I can find (frequently junk that already has something printed on the other side of it) and get paper jams once in a while. They...
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    USB Bluetooth adapter recommendations

    I am looking for a reliable USB Bluetooth adapter. I have a set of earbuds I love and they work fine with my phone. I have tried a couple adapters and the music with both of them had frequent interruptions. I could not get the microphone to work with either of them. The icon with the microphone...
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    new to VR and looking for purchase recommendations

    I had not had the chance to get back to this thread and I see there has been lots of really good info posted. I did get a chance to try out a friends Quest 2. I have the questionable fortune of having an unusually large head. I cannot go to the store to buy a hat, they don't fit! It was...
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    new to VR and looking for purchase recommendations

    This sounds interesting, where would I find out more?
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    new to VR and looking for purchase recommendations

    I can do what I feel like pricewise. It's more about the value to me than the price. If it actually does enough to be worth it, then I'm willing to spend the $800 someone mentioned above. If I get more value out of the other one that would be more my inclination. Game wise, I honestly don't know...
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    new to VR and looking for purchase recommendations

    I am looking at jumping into the world of VR displays. I'm not in a hurry and don't mind waiting for new products to hit the market. I already have an RTX 2080 card. I'm wondering what might be my best options for the best VR experience available. thanks
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    Best Way to Achieve Silence AND good temps in air cooled case with 5x00X Processor and Big Navi or RTX3080

    Make sure the bios in the motherboard you get lets you fine-tune the fan controls. Sure, I have the quietest fans out there, a giant heatsink for the CPU. A triple fan 2080 GPU with a huge heatsink, etc. etc. All the things for the quietest computer possible. However most of the time none of...
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    Amazon Prime Day is Oct 13-14

    Might want to bug them for a price match on the Echo Dot. Just got one for $18.99 with 6 months music unlimited for free. Total Before Tax: Estimated Tax...
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    Right hand injury mouse/trackball left handed?

    I have large hands as well. If you decide to try a left-handed vertical mouse. I tried pretty much every single one on Amazon that was under $80. This is the one I settled on. https://www.amazon.com/Perixx-PERIMICE-718-Handed-Wireless-Mouse/dp/B06XK81TPK
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    1660ti gaming laptop that is completely silent when word processing wanted

    What the title says. I'm looking for a gaming laptop with a 1660ti. Of course it's going to make noise while gaming, but I want one that is completely dead silent when word processing or web surfing. Hopefully under $1000. Intel chipset not AMD. Thanks
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    eBay 15% off Promo Code 11/21

    not yet, it's just talk so far
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    eBay 15% off Promo Code 11/21

    Did the 20% coupon still have a $100 max?
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    Bitcoin Has Passed $4,000

    Thanks. The system is already left on 24/7 for other reasons. Might the extra load of running this increase the electric cost more than it would be worth?
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    Bitcoin Has Passed $4,000

    So, how does someone who has no serious interest in mining, but has a 1060 sitting idle at least 18 hours a day get started getting a bit of spare cash out of it?
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    Shrinking Airline Seats Are Becoming a Safety Issue

    Make the airline pay for sure. They paid to fix my wheelchair after they banged it up.
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    Shrinking Airline Seats Are Becoming a Safety Issue

    By the time they make a car like that, I would think the electric ones should be able to pull up to a fast charge station to 'fuel up' all by themselves while you sleep...
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    Battle for the Future of the Internet

    If net neutrality does not stand, the only thing left to do will be hit your ISP's where it hurts them most, $$$. EVERY time a website is slow to load or does not work, call them, tell them you are not getting the service you are paying for, and demand a refund for that days service. Thousands...
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    defective 6700?

    So much for that idea. Same behavior with a "high speed" HDMI cable.
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    defective 6700?

    I am running it in 4K at 60hz. Everything is working fine other than this black screen on power up. My GPU is not even close to a 9xx, just an old 660ti. I really expected much less from it than it is doing. It is running D3 and Borderlands Pre Sequel just fine at 4K at 60hz. I figured they...
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    defective 6700?

    I have something of a puzzle here with a Samsung 48" 6700. If I have the output set to 60 Hz when powered on, it comes up with a black screen. If I have it set to 30 Hz at power on and then switch the output to 60 Hz, it works fine. I have UDH mode on. I am using a DVI to HDMI cable, I don't...
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    2015 Samsung 4k TV as a Monitor Set Up Guide

    I have something of a puzzle here with a 6700. If I have the output set to 60 Hz when powered on, it comes up with a black screen. If I have it set to 30 Hz at power on and then switch the output to 60 Hz, it works fine. I have UDH mode on. I am using a DVI to HDMI cable, I don't know if...
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