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    Swap 3080 10G with 6900XT (Linux/Ultrawide)

    2020/2021 I finally upgraded my entire home setup and built out all the things I always wanted to have - but with the GPU shortage, getting the right cards into the right spots turned out harder than expected. Wanted a 3080 in the gaming box, ended up snatching up a pre-blocked 3090 instead...
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    WTB: 1G Switch with 10G SFP+ uplink/port.

    So this is not something I ever thought I'd have trouble finding, but suddenly they're either totally out of stock, or discontinued - and I have a 10G SFP switch that won't autonegotiate down to 1G for adapters or even optics... bah. Port count is relatively unimportant, but my last one is...
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    Removing MDRAID set without having the drives around (oops).

    I'll admit I did a dumb on this one. TL;DR - removed RAID (external JBOD) from a system with the plans of reconfiguring it elsewhere, now that system takes 1.5 minutes extra to boot (waiting on the drives that aren't there anymore) because I was stupid and forgot to clean it all up ~before~...
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    GD08 in 2022 (HTPC w. EEB/EATX). Anything Better?

    So I'm FINALLY building out the ultimate man-cave, including a professional designer. I've been running my HTPC in a HAF XB Evo (which I LOVE), but it's... well, not pretty is putting it mildly. Thing is a chonker. I'd like something cleaner looking, but I do have some hard requirements -...
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    WTB: 64G DDR4 (4x16), 5G USB NIC, x299 kit, 500G NVMe - WTS: B450M Bazooka (board only - cheap!)

    Sellling: MSI B450M Bazooka board. Worked perfectly, but I needed something that fully supported WOL, and this board didn't. Had a 2700X in it for 4 months, swapped to a different board (automated server room). $50 shipped. Need: 64G DDR4 (consumer based). Speed and flashy not super...
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    Hot-swap 5.25 -> 2x full size 2.5" tray (not icy dock - not compatible).

    Bought Icy Dock mistakes that don't support larger drives. Need replacement that doesn't suck and can handle full size 2.5" drives (15.5mm, 5TB Seagate). Anyone know of one? Amazon availability preferred. Hoping for 5.25 -> 2x 2.5", so I can convert two 5.25 bays into 4 2.5 bays. Otherwise...
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    WTB: AM4 MATX board with Wake On Lan (Intel NIC)

    So, odd request - I picked up a cheap B350 board for a 2700X / some spare DDR4 that I had sitting around for a project. Worked great, till we got to the headless operation portion of the equation. Sadly, this board (B350 Bazooka, I believe) does not support WOL - the cheap Realtek 1G NIC...
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    Fan control software?

    So I haven't had to do this in ~forever~, and I apparently am totally out of date. Need to control 3 fans that are hooked to the motherboard headers, and the motherboard native software (SIV from Gigabyte) simply refuses to run now. Most of mine are attached to a commander pro (it's a corsair...
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    10980XE - equivalent to SoC Voltage? (Not stable with 128G)

    Fighting a really odd issue before I give up and RMA the board or replace it with something different. This acts JUST like a Ryzen system at maximum RAM unless you bump the SoC voltage, so that's why I'm asking. Details: Specs: 10980XE @ stock (default motherboard optimizations) x299...
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    Need good x299 Board with 10G - NOT x299 Designare

    Working on a 10980XE system, bought a x299 Designare that has ... proven exceptionally problematic. To the point of driving me mad. (First 16X slot doesn't work for video cards, doesn't recognize NVMe drives being installed in BIOS even though they work fine, constant crashes and other...
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    Good compact 2.0 setup (PC, music/some movies, occasional gaming)

    Looking for a relatively compact, but high quality 2.0 setup for my workstation. Generally it's for music, occasional movies (background stuff), and once-in-a-while gaming. I tend to use my headphones for serious gaming - so just a 2.0 setup that is no more than say 6" tall overall (to fit...
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    IPSec + BGP on PFSense (mixed policy and routed IPSec)

    Sanity checking a few things here. Goal is IPSec that learns from BGP, since each site has subnets that are created/destroyed regularly (routed), and talk via BGP to update routing to the core. 2 sites. Site A, Site D (there will be a B/C eventually). PFSense handling core routing for both...
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    Single Res - dual pump.

    Corsair 1000D, dual system (10980XE + 10900k server). Air-cooling/AIO cooling on this (which was always supposed to be a temporary plan) has proven... yeah. No joy. Either I'm blocking too many PCIE slots for an air cooler that is potent enough to keep the 10900 cool... or I'm cooking the...
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    X299 Designaire 10G - anyone show me how the heck they installed the M.2 drive in the first slot with the HSF?

    Just need a pic - I bought it "used" (looks like the motherboard was taken out of the static bag but that was it), but the standoff for the first M.2 drive doesn't make sense (there's no screw long enough to reach through the hole in the heatsink to the actual standoff). Driving myself a bit...
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    WTT/WTS: GTX 970 (EVGA SC) / Red Devil 5700XT - Looking For: 3080/3090 with waterblock

    Obviously plus cash on my side, or up for possible sale: GTX 970 - EVGA SC. Ran in a friends system for 3 years, then has been in my backup workstation for about 4 months. Works perfectly. FS: $110. Red Devil 5700XT: Used for about 6 months (was troubleshooting an issue with an RX580 -...
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    WTB: ITX AMD Ryzen setup - 4c minimum.

    Need a small Ryzen setup. ITX based - APU would actually be a bonus, but I'd also take a traditional Ryzen chip. 4c minimum (8 is also fine). Less worried about ram and case than I am small, compact, and quiet. Bonus if it’s not x370 just for compatibility reasons. Heatware under Lopoetve. Can...
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    128GB in Z490 ITX?

    Anyone tried to know if it works? Have a Z490 itx board coming as a secondary system in a 1000D case, but I’d love to feed it 128G. 64 is somewhat less useful for my needs.
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    Portable monitor that doesn't suck?

    Edit: Don't hook up computers drunk.
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    1000D Dual Loop - 360mm AND 120MM on fronts

    So building a dual system in a 1000D. Alphacool or EK radiators, haven't decided yet (probably EK block, AC rads), but either way, I know I'm going with a 420MM up top, and then I have 480MM of space up front. What I'd LIKE to do, since I have two systems in there, is split the rad space up...
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    Bouncing back and forth... 1000D, or Enthoo 719?

    I'm utterly stuck on this one. Was about to order the 719 and finally remembered the "other" dual system case I'd seen - the 1000D. Now I'm torn. Literally had both of them in my Amazon cart at various points over the last week and a half, and I just can't pull the trigger. Hoping some folks...
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    Any experience with the Phanteks Revolt X / Pro? (Phanteks 719 / Luxe 2 case + dual system)

    Picking up a 719 most likely for a 10980XE build; but also considering chucking in a small ITX server as well (why not? it's there!). The "recommended" power supply for that seems to be the Revolt X or dual Revolt Pros... but, I'm curious: 1. Do you really have to have one of those? Could...
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    Cooling 10980XE - Noctua DH15, Arctic Liquid Freezer II 420MM, or do I really need to go custom water?

    Got the CPU, going on a Designaire 10G - 128G of RAM (mixed usage - CAD and 3d design some, might run a 3d printer, some server workloads in the background, possibly occasional light gaming if I feel weird). Trying to figure out how to cool it - with my Threadripper, I just chucked the TR4...
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    Naming your systems - how do you pick?

    Simple fun thread... we used to have one of these, back in the day. The easy question - how did you name your systems, and why? Currently: Gaming systems are named after video game ships. Sovereign - Z490 + 10700K + 3080 - Mine Normandy - Z170 + 6700K + 1080 - Wifes Mixed Use: Named...
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    Random reboots ~only~ when idle - Linux and Windows

    So, clearly a hardware issue of ~some~ kind, but I'm torn on swapping the PSU or the motherboard first. Memcheck passes 100%. System: Gigabyte X570 Aorus Elite Ryzen 3950X Hyper-EVO 212 cooler (for now, waiting on replacement backplate so I can put an AIO on this, but crash is at idle, so...
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    FT: ASUS ROG STRIX Radeon RX 6800 XT Hybrid for 6800XT/6900XT Nitro+/Red Devil air-cooled.

    Managed to snag this on the Newegg drop prior to Christmas. NOT looking to sell, only possibly to trade - in hand, would ship out immediately in cross-ship if you have what I'm looking for. Want: air cooled 6800XT or 6900XT. Would rather not try to figure out how to fit the radiator into this...
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    Made the mistake of paying a home-theater company for a bunch of garbage. Help me replace/redesign half of it so it doesn't suck.

    Stuff that must go: Everything labeled Control4. Garbage top to bottom. Is there an automation system out there that doesn't suck? REL HT/1508 subwoofer. Garbage. Junk. Dead after 8 months. Need something better, similar quality and price ($2k or so). The HT/1508 is pretty large, and...
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    Hyper 212 Evo with 3950x @ stock speeds (wasn't planned, how well will it work?)

    The downsides of buying used - sometimes you don't realize the prior owner swapped out the motherboard brackets for something... not stock. Bought an x570 board cheap for a 3950 build (medium load - need the threads, but not planning on maxing them out), came with a Hyper-212 Evo, didn't...
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    WTB: x299 Motherboard/CPU (10c plus), 2950X CPU

    Finishing off systems. Need most of an x299 system; motherboard and CPU, and I’d consider RAM if you have it too. 10c minimum. May be a little picky on the motherboard - need at least 6SATA and 1-2 NVMe. Needs to be able to eventually run 10th gen chips. Also need a 2950X CPU. Got the board...
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    Good use for an x299 box?

    Yet another lockdown inspired build... did the gaming system and the workstation in may and June, did the HTPC in August... VR system is wrapping up shortly... which leaves me bored again - just as we go into lockdown two. So, with an X570, TRX40, x399, and Z490 already done... all that’s...
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    5700XT for VR (Oculus Rift v1)

    Short version: How's the 5700XT for VR (Oculus Rift v1)? Trying to figure out which video card to put where. I'm building out my room-scale VR system so that my wife and I both have similar capabilities. We mostly play Arizona sunshine together, and she plays things like beat sabre/etc for a...
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    Good fold-flat HDMI/DP monitor (17"+) - freesync a plus

    Looking at something like this...
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    WTT: Gigabyte Vision RTX 3080 for 3080FE

    Trade made. Closing thread. I was in such a hurry to get through checkout, I didn't sanity check the dimensions. The triple fan cooler won't fit with the space in the system before my res. :( Card is in-hand, not interested in selling (I'll figure something out if it's just not going to...
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    Hard freeze with 10/29 Nvidia drivers ~15 seconds after boot?

    New one for me. Touch baffled. System is perfectly stable and has been for the 2 months since I built it. Works perfect gaming/normal work/etc, all perfectly fine. Then today I installed the latest Nvidia drivers to prep for the 3080 I have sitting here (that won't fit, DAMMIT!) - and boom...
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    WTB Lopoetve - Done

    Edit: Have everything I need. Closing thread.
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    Threadripper 1950X or 3950X for linux workstation + nested virtualization.

    So, switched up how my home lab works. Now have my 3960X (main workstation) and a 1950X (HTPC/Plex Server) running virtualized ESX hosts on NVMe drives, which means even as nested, performance is more than adequate on the guests - and I was able to consolidate down the number of running...
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    Replace Threadripper socket screws?

    Bought a used x399 board from someone on here - socket screws are pretty much garbage compared to the ones I've used prior. Is there a way to replace these? 2/3 will not grab no matter what I do, only #1.
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    FS: Kingston DDR4 SODIMM (4x8G). DDR3 Registered ECC (16Gx2)). 2x E5645+mobo. 2690v3 x2, 500W/600W PSUs

    Heatware under Lopoetve. Paypal preferred. All items shipped UPS ground insured, unless otherwise requested ahead of time. PSUS: Corsair CX600M. All cables, no original box. $50+shipping PC Power and Cooling Silencer Mk II - 500W - all cables and original box. $50+shipping. RAM: 4x8G...
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    Link fan speed to temperature probe instead of CPU temp - Z490 Aorus Master / Commander Pro

    Z490 Aorus Master, Corsair XD9 setup with Commander pro. I've got 9 fans - the commander has links for 6 (including the WP, so actually 5) - which means the rest are run to the motherboard. Motherboard sets fan speeds based on CPU temperature, XD9 obviously does it based on water temperature...
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    Good receiver with multi-channel in that doesn't break the bank?

    Been using DD-Live of DTS-Connect since... well, the Nforce 2 era, as much as I can. Recent gaming system build blocks all but the top PCIE slot with radiators/fans (went custom loop), and for once I don't have a place to hook up a Xonar card with DTS on it anymore for my ProMedia 5.1 (amp...