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    Need Range Extender $130 Budget

    Thanks I pulled the trigger after doing more research and got the EX7500, very good reviews on it and like u said netgear + netgear makes sence
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    Need Range Extender $130 Budget

    Good Day Hard Forum. I find myself in need of your assistance again. Im looking for a good Range Extender. I have a Netgear Router, and was thinking about getting this: NETGEAR WiFi Mesh Range Extender EX7500...
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    System Monitoring in Desktop Window.

    Thank you TheSlySyl That look very interesting, i will check it out! Happy New Year! :)
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    System Monitoring in Desktop Window.

    Thanks for that. Any other software out there that I can maybe use to produce a similar effect? I remember when windows gadgets were available some of them had cpu/gpu readouts that would clip on the corner of my desktop.
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    System Monitoring in Desktop Window.

    Hello guys! I currently use MSI afterburner to have my PC performance/temps displayed in games via top right hand corner. I want to do the same but on my Desktop in windows 10. OSD doesn't work outside gaming, is there a way to get it to always show up outside an application say the desktop...
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    New Router or Wifi Extender?

    Maga, this was done a long time ago, and rewiring 8 ethernet connections to re-position the main router would take 2 long, thats why I was asking for advice between the 2 options.... Nobu, I will keep the main router in the basement,but I like the idea of an access point for the 3rd floor...
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    New Router or Wifi Extender?

    Hello Everyone, Its been a while since I needed an advice from my trusted computer forums :) I have a wifi problem in the house, the router is in the basement and causes bad reception sometimes on the 3nd floor. (basement being the 1st floor). I have an Ethernet cable on the 3rd floor which I...
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    How quite are the water pumps? Kraken/CORSAIR/Thermaltake

    So in case anyone wanted to know, I fond Corsair to have the lowest noise ratio. Kraken was also fairly quite but on full speed you can tell the difference. Kraken and Corsair you can tweak the pump speeds via win software, where with thermaltake you can only do it in bios. I decided to keep...
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    How quite are the water pumps? Kraken/CORSAIR/Thermaltake

    Thanks for the help guys. I got all 3 Kraken/CORSAIR/Thermaltake arriving in 2 days, doing a PC build for my brother as well. I will be able to compare the 3 models 1st hand & return what I dont want.
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    How quite are the water pumps? Kraken/CORSAIR/Thermaltake

    Yes I can lower the rpm's but even at 60% I can still distinctly hear it. Dont know if I should exchange or try something else.
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    How quite are the water pumps? Kraken/CORSAIR/Thermaltake

    Good Day, I just finished putting together a new build and I feel a little disappointment with my liquid cooling system: Thermaltake Floe Triple Riing RGB 360 TT I have an open case which sits on my desk Thermaltake P3 and the pump is the loudest component in my PC when GPU is idle. The pump...
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    Quick MOBO/PSU connection question

    I plan to overclock the new 9900k as far as I can with in limit temps, using Thermaltake 360 TT radiator + 3200 Mhz 32GB RAM. Do I still need to connect to the 4 pin for that? Will require to connect a brand new "CPU" power cable.
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    Quick MOBO/PSU connection question

    Hey Guys, I just git the Z390 from Asus. It has 8pin + 4 pin on the top left for the power & the 24pin on the right obviously. Is it enough to just connect the 8 pin on the top? Or should I also be connecting an extra CPU/PSU cable to connect to the 4 pin as well? clearly 24 pin will always...
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    M.2 Installation Questions

    Ya the heat is definitely the key, i tried bit by bit with out it, and it was hard, i was worried about the ships coming off. Once I applied 5-10 seconds of heat from my hair drier the process went much smother :))) Thank you sso much for the help Dermen!
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    M.2 Installation Questions

    Thank you for the tips sir. Yes the Asus heatsink is much better IMO. What would be the best method to remove the Adata heatsink? Do I use the hair drier to warm it up a bit? I dont want to break it u know :)
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    M.2 Installation Questions

    Good Day, I currently have the Asus Z390 Maximus XI Hero https://www.asus.com/us/Motherboards/ROG-MAXIMUS-XI-HERO-WI-FI/ I want to install my new ADATA Nvme drive XPG SX8200, does it make a difference if I install it in the 1st slot or the 2nd? 1st slot is on top 2nd is closer to the bottom...
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    EVGA Supernova 850 T2 or Seasonic Prime 850 Titanium???

    Just to let you guys know, I went with the Seasonic Prime 850 Titanium. Thanks for the comments.
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    Where and how to I place a water temperature sensor???

    Than you so much for the detailed feedback. I guess I will skip the sensor for now :)) way to much work. Thanks guys.
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    Where and how to I place a water temperature sensor???

    Hello everyone, Im considering getting the following: Thermaltake Floe Triple Riing RGB 360 TT https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07537Q8LV/ref=ox_sc_act_title_7?smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER&psc=1 And I also want to have a cool temp sensor readout, like this: Bykski Temperature LCD sensor...
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    EVGA Supernova 850 T2 or Seasonic Prime 850 Titanium???

    Hi Guys, Im trying to decide between these 2 great PSU's, (both Titanium) and just thought I would hear some feedback from you. I had already seen a lot of comparisons between the 2, but since im not in a rush figured I would start a thread about it. Seasonic Prime 850 Titanium - $209...
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    $2,000 PC Build - Any good?

    Thank you for your feedback Blue Line Swinger & ReaperX22 I went with the i9-9900k because I wanted to have the latest tech inside my brand new PC, and having the extra cores will make me sleep better at night :) Regarding the NVMe, thank you for the link, this did put a few things in...
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    $2,000 PC Build - Any good?

    Thank you everyone for the help, still need your feedback. So I just pre-ordered the i9-9900k and ASUS ROG Maximus XI Hero. Still waiting to pull the trigger on everything else. I am also considering getting the EVGA Supernova 850 T2 PSU, instead of my original selection of Thermaltake...
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    ASUS XI Hero(Z390) or GIGABYTE AORUS MASTER(Z390)?

    Im leaning towards the ASUS XI Hero and almost ready to pull the trigger. If anyone has a better recommendation for the Z390 board, plz let me know now :) Thanks.
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    ASUS XI Hero(Z390) or GIGABYTE AORUS MASTER(Z390)?

    Hi Guys, I had just pre-ordered the Intel's 9900k, and need your help picking out the motherboard. In the past I always had Asus and it served me well, never had a Gigabyte board. I will also be getting an nvme drive 2GB & will be re-using my GTX 1060 8GB. Aside from the visual e statics...
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    Intel's 9th Generation Core Family - Coffee Lake (Refresh)

    Intel Core i9-9900K was spotted on Amazon today for pre-orders for a price of $582!!! ($100 more then what everyone organically expected it to be $470). Amazon took the page down, and no official word yet from Intel as off October 1st regarding the release day. But everything points to the...
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    $1800 - $2500 Video Editing Build - any good?

    Hi Guys, My brother needs a new PC, and asked me for help. PC will be primary used for Video Editing & PC Gaming. I want to set him up with the best radiator for water cooling (nothing custom). And since I always had an Intel build, I want to stick to that. He will pick his own case (full...
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    $2,000 PC Build - Any good?

    Thanks a lot for all the feedback guys! I will consider the SX8200 as well as different mobo and PSU. Right now I think I will wait until the Intel's new announcement to see if the new CPU's will be worth it. Will keep u posted. Cheers!
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    $2,000 PC Build - Any good?

    Thanks for the input lightsout. I want to have the best/high performing parts, the mobo has a built in wifi/bluetooth that will drive the price up. I think Intel will make the announcement on October 1st, any idea if they are worth the wait...?
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    $2,000 PC Build - Any good?

    ***UPDATE Please see post #12 for updated parts/questions Hello Everyone! Its been some time since I have posted here, but glad to see the forum live and strong. Putting together my 1st water cooling build and need your advice/opinion/critic. I already have a GTX 1060 and will be reusing my...
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    Need ur HELP forum :)

    Thank you for the confirmation guys.
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    Need ur HELP forum :)

    Hello everyone, Its been a while since I had anything to post, but it seems that im stuck here and can really use your help. I have SONY VAIO VGC-LT18E All in one PC I'm trying to upgrade the RAM on it to at least 6GB This is what crucial suggesting...
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    Monitor options "GrayeOut" on my new Benq XL2420TX

    Hello forums! 2 days ago I got my new XL2420TX 120hz monitor. The 1st thing i tried to do is calibrate it, but quickly found out that most of the calibrations options are unaccessible AKA "grayed out". I callled BenQ and was quoted the instructions manual which I already looked at which...
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    Need a good 3D ready GPU!

    Placed an order for the GTX 680 last night! :) Thank you for the welcome! Green team?
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    122hz vs 144hz Gaming Monitors

    I just want to be sure i will be able to use lightboost with XL2420TX and be able to reduce the motion blur :)
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    122hz vs 144hz Gaming Monitors

    Thanks for the clearup. XL2420TX comes with LightBoost ready & Black Equalizer. Anyone know if the LightBoost on Benq is just as good as on the Asus? I did some more looking in and Benq XL2420TX does come with LightBoost ready. The only diference is the 120 vs 144 hz and the 1ms...
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    Need a good 3D ready GPU!

    I have a shopping cart going on newegg. Adding the GTX680. ))) Should be fun testing it out.
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    Need a good 3D ready GPU!

    680 for $420 might not be a bad idea. :))). I never purchased 2nd hand pc hardware before... what are the chances of getting a bad product from amazon warehouse?
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    122hz vs 144hz Gaming Monitors

    Benq has something called Black Equalizer. "Poor visibility in dark scenes can cost even the most skillful gamers their game. The Black eQualizer color engine technology is designed to offer an unprecedented level of control and visibility. Dark scenes are brightened without over-exposing...
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    122hz vs 144hz Gaming Monitors

    Is there a noticeable difference? I'm switching from 60hz lcd. I really have my eye set on the Benq XL2420TX - http://www.benq.us/product/monitor/xl2420tx (122hz) 2ms comes with the built in emitter for 3d gaming. $500 Now there is also VG248QE -...
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    Need a good 3D ready GPU!

    So what u guys think? GTX670? It seems like it would be a good bang for a buck. About $380 on newegg and it seems it would almost double my performance. Upgrading from ATI 5870
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