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  1. revenant

    We will be assimilated...

    https://www.sproutwired.com/ufo-sighting-alien-cube-ship-ten-occasions-more-substantial-than-earth-captured-by-nasa-unusual-information/ Borg? “Right after investigation of pictures shot by US-based place company NASA’s Photo voltaic and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) satellite, alien life...
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    Need a cheap very basic open bench to test motherboards

    Any recommendations? Or should I just plop them on the anti static bag on a table? I don’t like that plan.. I want a basic bench. Lmk if you know of any. Thanks dudes!!
  3. revenant

    Alienware aw3418dw $649 free shipping bf deal newegg

    https://www.newegg.com/p/pl?d=alienware+aw3418dw&N=-1&SortType=8 Saw this and wanted to share. I love mine.
  4. revenant

    fastest 35 - 40 inch display??

    What is the fastest 40" display for gaming?? I would like to get above 60hz but keep as much screen real estate as I can with max speed.. What are my options?? Something like this? edit: I am going to have to sacrifice some screen real estate for speed... I know this. How about this option?
  5. revenant

    G13 update request

    Dear Logitech... please update the G13 to something with individually addressable LEDs and romer switches.. Keep the LCD panel.. Thanks! Anybody else still use their G13??
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    Far Car New Dawn 50% off on Steam ($19.99) until March 25th

    For any of you holding out to snap this up at 20 bucks...(like me).. here you go
  7. revenant

    Post up your video card collection!!

    So here we go... I have more that I need to dig out of storage but here’s a lot of old video cards that I’ve collected over the years... most are functional. Post up your cards !!! (I know Erek has some) I have two of these and the crossfire cable. I fucking love this ti4200 Leadtek...
  8. revenant

    My Galax 1050ti exoc white came...

    it’s pretty... only paid 199 thank goodness. Thanks to the [H]’r who posted the Galax New Years deal in the hot deals section. Waiting for my 200mm white led fan to finish this build. (and swap out that green sata cable for black lol wtf was I thinking)
  9. revenant

    Which cans to get to hang off JDS amp

    I bought a JDS Element one night, I think I might have been high on ambien but oh well - I got it and love it. I have some Senn HD600 on it now and I am trying to like them but I am not. They're very accurate and have a good sound stage but are just lacking in bottom end for me. I tried EQ...
  10. revenant

    microsoft standard nvme driver ok?

    Hello all.. I recently built a rig with a z270 mobo and a Plextor mp8e drive. I installed windows 10 x64 from usb clean and right after the install it proceeded with the creators update. After that was all done I went to start getting drivers up to date.. I noticed that the Microsoft standard...
  11. revenant

    CM Hyper 212 EVO $2.99 deal on amazon shipped

    Mine shipped.. How about you folks that bought more than one? "Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO..." has shipped. Package has left seller facility and is in transit to carrier USPS.. it might be an envelope with a picture of the cooler but who knows.
  12. revenant

    iphone ios10.0.1 keyboard click sounds faint

    This is kind of weird but after moving to my iphone 7 today and then updating to ios10.0.1 (from ios10) the keyboard click sounds which I was kind of liking on ios10 are now locked to the ringer volume - not the music volume - and so faint you can't hear them unless you turn the ringer up to...
  13. revenant

    moving "steam" ssd from win7_64 to win10_64 machine

    The title says it all... I am going to transplant my 1tb steam dedicated games only ssd from my older win7_64 machine to a new win10_64 build. I am planning on sym linking the steam dir from c:/program files (x86)/steam --> the new drive letter and path, etc, blah. Is this at all a sane idea...
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    Platimax 850w - seperate 30a 12v rails ok for MSI GTX 980 ti?

    My psu (Enermax Platimax 850w) has 4x 12x rails and the pci-e 12v rails are individual 30a each with dual 8pin pci-e connectors on the end of each cable. It's a good psu, reviews show it capable of delivering over 900w easily. I was going to connect the 12v2 and 12v3 leads to each MSI GTX 980...
  15. revenant

    using netbook as AirPlay server - USB DAC to improve audio?

    I am using my old netbook (ASUS Eee PC 1015PEM) as an AirPlay server (using AirServer) which works great - I can push audio and video from our i-devices to it very easily... I have this connected to a high end audio system with a 3.5mm to stereo RCA adapter cable.. I was wondering if getting...
  16. revenant

    office chair mat that doesn't travel?

    I am seeing if anyone knows of a good 36x48 office chair mat for carpet that won't travel? I have tried a few and they need to be moved back to their "spot" daily.. I think I need something with large spikes on the flip side. or the hook side of velcro.. :o before I experiment again with...
  17. revenant

    amazon lightning deals sort of ho-hum this year?

    Anyone scored anything good on lightning deal this year? I have only seen a couple interesting deals in the last couple weeks... maybe they're saving the best for last?
  18. revenant

    recon3d woes - is the blaster Z that much better?

    So I picked up a recon3d just to try it out really, and it's been ok but it does some odd things.. sometimes during games the weapon sounds are all muffled.. the positional audio is great, but overall, it doesn't exactly blow my skirt up.. not that I wear a skirt, but uh, you know what I mean...
  19. revenant

    is this psu coil chatter?

    So... I have been chasing this issue around and I have narrowed it down to I something internal inside of the psu. I have tried two different pairs of video cards, stopped all fans in the area manually (both psu fans, it's alarm sound beeped when I did that), tried balancing the power load...
  20. revenant

    GTX 770 overclocking

    who's OCing their 770s? I have gigabyte 4GB cards running at (using precision) 102% power target (that's the max this bios will give me.. kind of odd) 94 temp target 40 gpu offset (roughly gives me 1280mhz on each gpu.. still testing higher) 350 mem offset (7700mhz-ish on mem.... still...
  21. revenant

    gigabyte windforce owners - side case fan intake or exhaust?

    I am wondering with two 770 windforce cards if I should reverse my side intake fan to exhaust... I guess the windforce cooler shoots air out in every direction once it hits the pcb so pulling that air out there might be the best... I have a TJ09, very well ventilated, with a 120mm fan in the gpu...
  22. revenant

    quality of sound via optical?

    I have an X-FI titanium using the optical out to my Onkyo TX-8050 that uses a TI Aureus DA830 dac... MP3 playback sounds quite nice I think. I disabled all the eq and sound processing crap. I have the output set to 24bit 96khz and I set itunes output to match... I know the quality of the mp3's...
  23. revenant

    kind fire hd - can you disable the fire's screen with hdmi output goi

    I am using the 7" fire hd to stream media to my tv via hdmi but am trying to disable the screen on the device while doing this to conserve battery... I don't think there's a way to do this, it seems to just echo what's on the screen to the hdmi output... had anyone else tried this? is there a...
  24. revenant

    lighting deals at da 'zon

    they're back... Amazon Lighting Deals... I tried to keep the [H] tag in the URL but not sure if it's there.. the URL to the deals is kind crazy lookin'... anyways..
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    H60, H80 hydro coolers fit in TJ09?

    The TJ09 and TJ10 cases have a bar on the side near the rear 120mm fan hole and also a brace on the motherboard tray which might get in the way of mounting one of these hydro cooler's rads to the rear 120mm fan area... has anyone mounted one of these in that spot on a TJ09 or TJ10? just curious...
  26. revenant

    amazon checkout issues?

    Anyone else having them??
  27. revenant

    got this weird message when trying a search in FS/FT forum

    "This forum requires that you wait 20 seconds between searches. Please try again in 1627 seconds." weird.. never seen it before but looks like an error so though I would post it up.
  28. revenant

    GA-Z68X-UD3-B3 "fixing ME firmware data" message after post

    I just got a new system together so I can retire my old 24/7 machine and got a weird message after post (after the 'starting the OS...' banner) which said something like "fixing ME firmware data 0...100" (it went from 0 to 100 VERY fast) the message only lasted about 1 or 2 seconds and it has...
  29. revenant

    Eset NOD32 v4 3 user $29.99 with free ship @ egg

    pretty good deal, but tax for CA residents.. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16832114008&cm_re=eset-_-32-114-008-_-Product Looks like it's OoS at the Egg but people posted that 'zon has the same deal; is also OoS but is still taking orders:
  30. revenant

    new amazon carrier - OnTrac - not looking so good

    my two Amazon Saturday delivery items which will not be making it today are on a carrier called ontrac... Anyone have any experience with ontrac? Well, the feedback on them is mostly bad from what I have read on amazon's forum... guess they must be cheaper than fedex and ups but so far very...
  31. revenant

    crucial rma experience = great

    Just a little note on my recent RMA experience with Crucial... I had 4 sticks of pc2-8500 (ballistix tracers) which were pretty old..3 years I think... one set I bought on the egg and one I bought from a forum member... all but 1 stick worked so I called Crucial and asked about replacement...
  32. revenant

    motorola s305 stereo bt headset $24 (+tax in ca) free ON shipping - today only!

    sorry for posting this so late, but another one of those screaming 24 hour verizon store deals, this time for motorola s305 stereo bt headset.. decent reviews on these at amazon.. for $25ish shipped you won't find anything better I am pretty sure...
  33. revenant

    Plantronics Voyager Pro BT headset 39.99 with free ON shipping (today only)

    http://shop.verizonwireless.com/?id=24%20Hour%20Sale&cm_ven=Performics&cm_cat=Affiliate&cm_pla=Primary&cm_ite=Ben%27s%20Bargain%20Center&cm_ite=Internet%20Brands%20-%20Ben%27s%20Bargain%20Center on sale for $49.99 add promo code ACC20 for $10 more off.. 39.99 (+ tax in CA) with free overnight...
  34. revenant

    Westinhouse LVM-37w3 refurb $329 + shipping compgeeks

    SOLD OUT! (but more could come in.. who knows..) http://www.geeks.com/details.asp?invtid=LVM-37W3-FB-R&cm_mmc=geekmail-_-daily_html-_-25dec09_EOYLIQUID2_09-_-EOYLIQUID2_09Main NOTE: By law, California shipments of this product are subject to an $25.00 buggering fee... er.. electronics...
  35. revenant

    got new card - 1920x1080 res looks awful

    (edit: might not have needed a new thread for this but ...) just installed my new 5870 with the 9.12hf drivers and my native display (Westinghouse LVM-37w3) res HDTV 1920x1080 60hz looks really bad... it doesn't fill the screen for one (black box around the edges) and everything is blurry...
  36. revenant

    OCZ GameXStream 1010W psu recert $79.99

    looks like a decent deal.. 1000+ watts of psu for 80 bux... 1 year warranty. http://www.svc.com/ocz1010gxssli-b.html - Nvidia SLI™- Ready Certified - 1010W Over 1000 watts of power! - OCZ PowerWhisper Technology for ultra quiet operation - Internal 120mm fan w/ blue LED's - 1 year...
  37. revenant

    usb flash crashed with with device not recognized error

    my trusty 8gb trancend pico keychain usb drive died today as I was backing it up.. oh the irony. I didn't loose anything I don't have stashed in other places, but it I am wondering if I can try and grab whatever is there and not corrupt with some software? most of the freeware and trial stuff...
  38. revenant

    G1 owners - get your cupcake here!

    jeezus.. I need sleep.... sorry, already a thread for this..
  39. revenant

    ssd on ide or ahci mode?

    I recently got a 64gb gskill ssd (FM-25S2S) and dropped it on my ICH10R controller which is in AHCI mode because i have some other hard disks on that controller also I want to get the most performance out of... while I haven't noticed any issues with running the ssd in AHCI mode I read it could...
  40. revenant

    free LOTRO 10 day trials

    just head over to http://www.lotro.com/trial/ enjoy!
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