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    all set for now, thanks everyone!

    I'm in need of 2-3x ~250gb 2.5" SATA SSDs and 2x ~500gb SSDs (could be NVMe or SATA(2.5" or M.2)) and 1x 1tb NVMe SSD. Let me know what you've got!
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    WTB: Z68 or Z77 motherboard

    I need to test a few sandy bridge / ivy bridge CPUs so I'm hoping to find a Z68 or Z77 motherboard in the $30-40 range. Not picky about brand or form factor.
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    Video card works as secondary, but not primary?

    I'm having a weird issue with an AMD HD7850. If I install it alone (tried in 5 systems with same result), the computer hangs at POST as if there were no video card installed. If I install it as a secondary card with a HD 6850 as the primary card, the system can use it. I can even switch to...
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    I'm building a red-themed older AMD FX system and want a red (PCB or back plate) AMD video card to go with it. Something like a HD 7850 would be good. I'm hoping to be in the $30 range.
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    WTB: AMD FX 8xxx CPU(s)

    I'm looking for one or two low end AMD FX 8xxx CPUs. The exact model isn't important as long as they are the 8 core variants (if you call them 8 core).
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    WTB: $70 AM4 B450 / X470 (or newer hah!) motherboard

    I'm trying to build a Ryzen system for someone with a strict $350 budget, and the last thing that I need is a motherboard. There is $70 left in the budget (well, technically it's $69.26 left , but I'll cover the overage). I'm hoping to find a B450 or X470 board. It can be mATX or ATX.
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    Zotac 1050ti works vertical but not horizontal

    OK, this is the weirdest issue that I've come across. I have a Zotac 1050ti ITX that works when the video card is vertical (and the motherboard is horizontal). But when the computer is put vertical and the card is heatsink side down, the computer does not see the card. Other cards work in the...
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    WTB: Low profile DDR4, Gigabyte AB350M-D3H

    I need some low profile DDR4 (I think some manufacturers call it VLP). Not the Corsair LPX stuff or standard DDR4 without heatsinks as it is too tall. And it can't be ECC. I'm apparently very picky! Also need a Gigabyte AB350M-D3H or any microATX AM4 motherboard with a PCI slot.
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    WTB: Intel 660p 1tb SSD for $75 shipped

    So maybe you bought one of these and it wasn’t fast enough. It will be plenty fast enough for my needs. Sell it to me!
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    I'm looking for a few 240gb SATA SSDs hopefully in the $20 each range. They don't have to be anything special. Thanks!
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    WTB: i7 3770k and Dell Optiplex GXpro

    I have a nice z77 chipset motherboard that is begging for a K series CPU. Someone must have a 3770k sitting around in a drawer somewhere! Sell it to me! Also looking for a Dell Optiplex GXpro. I was thinking about one of these that I sold oh so many years ago and would love to get my hands...
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    Strange x99 taichi behavior (4f then off)

    I have an Asrock x99 Taichi with the POST code LED. The board begins POSTing running through different codes. When it hits 4f, it shuts off. I've reseated the CPU and tried different RAM, video card, and PSU to no avail. If I take the RAM out or put RAM in the wrong slots, I can get the...
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    WTB: non-K 8th or 9th gen i5/i7

    I'm looking for one of the non-overclockable 8th or 9th gen i5 or i7 CPUs. I'd even consider an i3 for the right price!
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    WTB: SFX 450w+ PSU

    OK [H], you haven't failed me ever, so here's a hard one! I need a quality >=450w SFX PSU. I bought a system that had a bad Corsiar unit and really want to get this thing running.
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    Will consider all i5 for i7 processors, but looking for best price/performance ratio. (I actually need 2 if you happen to have more than 1)
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    He offered me a i5 6400 via PM on March 3rd. He had good heat ( so I payed by PP that day. He said that he would send out on the 5th. Haven't received item or confirmation. Got a message on the 11th that he was working weird hours. Reminded him a...
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    Hi all, I need an i5 or i7 socket 1151 6th or 7th gen. I'm open to pretty much anything as I will be considering price/performance in my purchase. Thanks!
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    WTB: 1151 mATX motherboard with PCI slot

    I'm looking to get a microATX (uATX, mATX) motherboard that can support a 7700 but also has a regular old school PCI slot in addition to a 16x PCIe slot. Thanks!
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    WTB: 4th gen i5 CPU

    Looking for an inexpensive i5 4xxx CPU that you may have laying around collecting dust mites. Prefer non-K for the sake of cheapness. Paypal or google wallet ready to go.
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    Project Reclaimed 2.0

    I have a lot of old wood laying around, so I created another wood computer. I tried to refine my design from Project: Reclaimed into a much tighter, cleaner design. Core i5 4570TE MSI H81TI 2x 4gb Corsair DRR3 SODIMMs ADATA 120gb M.2 SSD mini PCIe b/g/n wifi card 750gb mechanical harddrive...
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    WTB: i7 4770 / 4790 (K or not)

    Title pretty much says it all. Would also consider equivalent Xeon. Paypal ready for a good deal from an established seller! Might also consider a 4th gen i5 for a realy great price. /edit: found
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    WTB: white HyperX FURY 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3 1866

    I'm hoping to find a pair of white 8gb HyperX 1866 DDR3 DIMMs to match my existing pair. The part number on these is hx318c10fwk2/16 although the last few digits change if depending on whether they were purchased as a pair.
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    FS: EVGA 1070 SC

    I just built myself a new system and decided that I needed a decent video card for it. But I'm having buyer's remorse and am kicking myself for spending so much on a video card. I bought the card used on CL (supposedly not previously used for mining and seeing the setup, I'd believe that) and...
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    Project: Reclaimed

    I've been wanting to build a wood case for like 20 years and finally had the time to build one. Almost everything from this project is reclaimed except for the allen head screws, the harddrive bay, and the video card. It's not perfect, but it's my first time building something like this from...
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    Is Hot Flashing still a thing?

    Long story short, a BIOS update failed and ASRock is not responsive for help. Back in the day, we could boot up a system, pull the BIOS chip, put in the bad one and flash it with the appropriate BIOS. It seems like UEFI might have killed that. Has anyone tried this recently, and what tools are...
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    AMD RX 550 memory not ramping after sleep

    I just got this card (doing a low-profile card round up thing): The first round of benchmarking looked really good for the setup that I'm running. I came back today and all of my scores were...
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    i7 7700k $280 at Microcenter (in store only)

    I went to pick up an i7 7700k at Microcenter because they had em for $300, but when I got there, they had lowered the price to $280. It has since been updated on the web site too. /edit: The i5...
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    nevermind, e-wasted

    I'm in need of advice from the masters here (thanks in advance!). I have a Corsair TX850 that is basically dead (and no warranty possible). If the computer has been unplugged for a while, it will power up for a half second or so. I have removed it from the computer and tried to start it with a...
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    Quick weekend project retrofitting Shuttle SB51 with mini ITX mono

    I recently moved and due to the reorganization of electronics, I needed a new rig to do Netflix for the bedroom. I had an old Shuttle SB51 with a bad mobo sitting around, so I wanted to do something with it and keep the project as cheap as possible. So this isn't going to be as pretty as most...
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    Do S.M.A.R.T. reset utilities exist?

    I have a Seagate 7200.11 drive that is giving me a smart error, but when I run the Seagate diagnostics and chkdsk, it says the drive is fine (except for the smart error). I'd like to reset the smart status and see if it comes back up. (I should also mention the drive is an OEM in an HP so I...
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    Free: two Dual P3 servers in southern NJ / southeast PA

    I have a Dell Poweredge 2500 and an IBM Netfinity 5100 pair of dual P3 servers. They are pretty much gutted, but they do POST and include the CPUs and at least 512meg of RAM. I believe the IBM is 2x 733s and the Dell is 2x 600s. Free as long as we can arrange a local pickup/dropoff. I work...
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    Free Dual Processor P3 Servers

    I have a Dell Poweredge 2500 and an IBM Netfinity 5100 pair of dual P3 servers. They are pretty much gutted, but they do POST and include the CPUs and at least 512meg of RAM. I believe the IBM is 2x 733s and the Dell is 2x 600s. These are free if we can arrange a local pickup or meeting in...
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    The lesser of three evils?

    So I just put together a little rig with some of my older parts to get a HTPC going. Specs are: AMD X2 3600+ ATI 3870 Abit NF-M2 nView mobo NEC SATA DVD burner Seagate 320gig SATA drive So of course the last piece of the system is the PSU. And as my budget is nonexistant due to holiday...
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    Anyone have any experience with Foxconn 45GMX?

    I just came across this board on the egg and it seems like a decent board for $40. I've got an SG01 that's just sort of been sitting waiting for some lovin and I don't have a ton of cash to get a system going. I figure this and a e5200 would make a nice little system.
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    Warm/hot Dell SC440 $199

    As part of the "Dell Small Business Days of Deals", they have an SC440 for $199. Can be found through the following link: Base config: e2180 512meg RAM 80gig harddrive No OS Upgrade I'd consider: 2gig RAM...
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    Any of the experts know anything about NZXT power supplies?

    I was just over at a friend's house and his computer was acting odd. He's got this case and power supply...
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    WTB: IBM server harddrive tray/caddy/hotswap bay thingie

    So I trash picked some old PIII servers and want to play around with them. One of them is an IBM Netfinity 5100 that is missing the SCSI harddrive trays/caddies/hotswap bays. I believe that the IBM part number is 00N7281 and that these are from a lot of different IBM systems. So hopefully...
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    WTB: ATI 9800 (pro)

    I need an ATI 9800 pro (non-pro would be ok too) video card. I need this specific card because I'm flashing it for someone's older Mac, so offering other older AGP cards isn't necessary. I'm willing to pay around $30. Thanks!
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    Macbook trackpad button. Spongy?

    I just bought a MacBook for my girlfriend and the trackpad button feels really tight and unresponsive... almost spongy. After using my MBP for years, am I just too used to its trackpad and the MacBook just like that or did I get a bad trackpad button?
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    EVGA 112-CK-NF72-K1 minireview

    So I picked up the above mobo for a little build I've been working on. Here's the setup: EVGA 112-CK-NF72-K1 (nForce 7050/610i) e2140 2x 1gig DDR2-800 OCZ platinum MSI 7800GT SilverStone350w PSU General impressions: So far, it seems to be a nice solid little board for the price (<$50...