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    FS SEA: CaseLabs Merlin SM8, Corsair Dominator 32GB DDR4, MSI B350 Tomahawk, lots of EK parts

    EK-XRES 140 Revo D5 PWM pump/reservoir combo unit ($125 shipped CONUS) Worked flawlessly in my custom loop for about two years. Includes the original box, install instructions, and assembly tools. Also includes radiator mount (EK-UNI Pump Bracket), if you want to attach this to a standard...
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    GTX1080 with Accelero Xtreme III and case fans - fan curve issues

    Downsizing from a full-size ATX tower to a mITX Ncase M1 and trying to reuse as many of my components as possible. Also removing my custom water loop and going back to air - with a Noctua U9S CPU cooler and, since I didn't have an original fan shroud for my GTX 1080, an Arctic Accelero Xtreme...
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    Raspberry Pi4 as HTPC?

    I have a full blown WIndows HTPC that really only gets used to watch streaming video through a web browser. Not YouTube, as the YouTube app built into modern TVs or my Fire Stick 4K is just a way better TV experience. Given that I only use my HTPC for that very limited function, I was wondering...
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    Building a revenue generating workshop heater?

    I'm new to mining like all the other vermin that have been coming out of the woodwork lately, but after seeing how my year-old video card is now selling for three times its old price, I figured maybe there's some opportunity here. I've started to mine on my rendering desktop while not in use...
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    Watercooled Ryzen in NCASE M1?

    I upgraded from my NCASE SFF build to a ridiculously large CaseLabs Merlin SM8 - you could stuff ten NCASE M1s in this behemoth! I think I may have overcompensated a bit... This was my first custom loop watercooling build. Anyway, I'm having regrets about moving to such a huge system...
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    Overclocking 4 DIMMs with Ryzen 1700x?

    I just built my first custom-loop water-cooled PC with the following components: MSI Tomahawk B350 motherboard AMD Ryzen 1700x CORSAIR Dominator Platinum 32gb (4x8gb) DDR4 3000 - CMD16GX4M2B3000C15 Nvidia GTX 1080 ... I'm able to overclock the CPU to 3.9ghz at 1.320v without any issue...
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    WTB CaseLabs Merlin SM8 or similar

    Found - thanks
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    WTB: EKWB parts for Ryzen build

    Looking to buy a few EKWB for my first custom water loop setup: EK-FC970 GTX TF5 for my MSI Gaming 4G GTX 970 EK-CoolStream PE 240 (Dual) radiator EK-SBAY DDC 3.2 PWM (includes pump) EK-Supremacy EVO water block Unused EK-HDC fittings Unused hard tubing Would entertain substitutes as well...
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    Adding a 240mm radiator to the top of a Lian Li PC-V1000 Plus

    I scored a gently used Lian Li PC-V1000 Plus mid-tower case recently, before realizing it's a BTX design (motherboard mirrored in case, flipped upside down). My intent was to do my first custom water-cooled loop. I'm planning a Ryzen 1700X build using a B250 micro-ATX motherboard, so I think...
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    WTB AutoCAD 2012+

    Looking for a legit copy of AutoCAD 2012 or newer - PM me if you've got it. Thanks.
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    Looking at a workstation GPU like a Quadro - advice?

    I'm running a GTX 970, but I haven't been gaming much at all, and have recently gotten into parametric 3D modeling with SolidWorks and similar tools. Even though the 970 is certainly workable in SolidWorks, I know it's not on their "approved video card list" and my system does quickly bog down...
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    Upgrading from 256 to 500gb SSD - best way to image?

    I'm upgrading from a Samsung 840 Pro 256gb SSD to a Samsung 850 EVO 500gb SSD and would like to make a perfect disc image of my C:\ drive. Wondering what the preferred software tool would be to do this, with minimal hassle. Can be freeware or commercially available. Or built into the OS - I'm...
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    Dual-booting a work laptop

    Curious if it's possible to dual-boot a work laptop, with it's own OS and isolated file system. The laptop in question is encrypted by the employer, so my guess is that would prevent it from occurring on the same drive, but is it possible to boot off high-speed, large-volume USB drive, if one...
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    Dual video card for gaming and 3D CAD?

    I was wondering if it's possible to use a 3D CAD optimized video card like the Nvidia Quadro in the same machine as a 970 (which I already own), using SLI. I don't need both video cards to work at the same time, that would be cool but I don't really care. Mostly I'm just interested in being able...
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    SiliconDust DVR app experiences?

    I have been using a home-made Windows 7 HPTC running Windows Media Center for a couple of years. I live in Comcastland (don't we all) and currently use a Hauppauage WinTV-HVR-2250 CableCard tuner to decrypt the digital signal from Comcast (I am not using OTA signals). My relationship with MCE...
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    FS: Corsair Obsidian 250D Mini-ITX Cube Case (Seattle) - $60 shipped

    SOLD! Thanks all. Heat under ryanjg11. Thanks!
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    FS: EVGA GeForce GTX 750Ti Video Card

    Sold. Thanks.
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    Watercooling kit for NCase M1 - CPU+GPU?

    I just pre-ordered an MCase M1v5 and I'll be upgrading from my current mITX build (Corsair Obsidian 250D with Corsair Hydro H100i water cooling kit). I'll likely go with a GTX 750, i7-6600K and Z170 board. I'm sure I could get the H100i to work here, but I'd like to update to a single...
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    WTB: Z77 Mini-ITX Motherboard - Socket 1155

    Looking for a fairly cheap mini-ITX board, must be Z77 supporting LGA 1155 (putting a long-in-the-tooth 2600K in it). Some potential models that I know exist out there: Gigabyte GA-Z77N-WIFI MSI Z77IA-E53 Zotac Z77-ITX WiFi ASRock Z77E-ITX EVGA Z77 Stinger ASUS P8Z77-I Deluxe Help me find...
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    Finally time to upgrade my i7-2600K

    I had to dig into my email archives to see when I last upgraded my CPU: March of 2011! I've upgraded other components here and there, but never saw a huge jump in benchmarks that would justify spending another $300 on a CPU. Plus, I'm not a big gamer, though I would like to run Fallout 4 at...
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    Will this ATXv 2.2 PSU work with Asus H97M + i3?

    New build won't boot, and I'm thinking it could be the power supply... Just upgraded my HTPC with the following: * Asus H97M Plus motherboard * Intel i3-4330T * Kingston Fury 4gb DDR3 1600 (single stick) I was hoping to skate by with the old power supply - I believe it is an Antec...
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    HTPC MCE upgrade

    Current HTPC Setup: OS: Windows 7 Pro Media App: Windows Media Center Tuner: Hauppauge WinTV DCR-2650 Dual Tuner CableCard TV Tuner Case: Silverstone Tek GD05B MicroATX HTPC Case CPU: AMD Phenom II X4 B50 (garbage) Motherboard: Biostar A880G+ Socket AM3 Video: Using integrated ATI...
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    KVM switch for three DisplayPort devices?

    I've got three computers I'd all like to run off one monitor: * A standard desktop PC with a DispalyPort and Dual-DVI output * A Dell laptop with docking station -- the dock has a DisplayPort output * A Surface Pro 3 on a docking station -- the dock has a mini DisplayPort output I've...
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    Resolving odd speed issues with upgraded TP-Link Archer C7 router

    Helping a friend upgrade his router from a Linksys E2500 (N600) to a new TP-Link Archer C7, mostly in an attempt to get better range (speed is not a huge factor). His ISP is Comcast and he is renting an Arris TM702G/CT cable modem (DOCSIS 3.0). I removed the Linksys E2500 and installed the...
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    Best router for big home?

    I live in the basement of a three-story house, and unfortunately the primary router stays on the third floor office. We have been using a powerline network for the time being, and when it works, it works well, but it periodically loses connections -- I think it actually has to do with some IP...
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    FS: AMD Radeon HD 6950 Flashed tp 6970

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    Cleaning Windows after hardware upgrade

    I usually do a clean reformat of a machine once I've upgraded the motherboard and video card, as I just did in this case. But I just don't have the time to do a full OS refresh. I know there are a lot of driver and registry cleaners out there, but I've always been hesitant to use them. I've...
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    Help me affordibly downsize my full tower to an SFF

    I'm moving into a tiny apartment and had to lose my "den," which is now just a mini-bar with a keyboard and monitor on top of it. :-) Hence, my full tower Coolermaster HAF build is looking a little out-of-place. I'd like to downsize to an SFF case like an NCASE M1 or similar ITX build. I...
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    Troubleshoot me: PSU issues?

    Just built a new computer running an Core i5 and I'm using just the integrated graphics right now. I took a bit of a gamble on the PSU and bought the Rosewill Capstone 450m based on good reviews from Newegg. Looks like that might have been a mistake. Here's what's happening: * I power on...
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    Meaningful upgrade from 2600K build for $1,000?

    Here's my current system: CPU: i7-2600K Video Card: Gigabyte Radeon HD 6850, flashed to 6970, 2GB (GV-R695D5-2GD-B) Motherboard: MSI P67A-GD65 (B3), LGA 1155, Intel P67, SATA 6Gb/s, USB 3.0 Memory: CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) SSD: Samsung 840 Pro, 256gb I'm...
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    Upgrading mom's computer -- keep it cheap ($500 or less)

    1) What will you be doing with this PC? Gaming? Photoshop? Web browsing? etc Mom just checks email, surfs the web, and watches YouTube on occasion. Could I just do a clean install of Windows and call it done? Yeah, but I'm looking for an excuse to upgrade her here... She's currently running a...
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    WTB: iPod Classic 5.5 Generation (30 or 80 GB)

    Looking for a 5.5G iPod Classic. It's OK if the hard drive is bad, as long as everything else is in good working order. Here's how to tell if your iPod is a 5.5G--look for one of the model numbers below, on the back of your iPod: MA444LL/A (30GB white) MA446LL/A (30GB black) MA448LL/A (80GB...
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    Any way to revive a dead iPod Classic 80gb drive?

    I have an otherwise perfectly functioning iPod Classic 80gb (thinny) that I've been enjoying for a year or two. I recently attempted to sync a large collection of songs onto it via MediaMonkey and it would constantly freeze at around 7,300 songs. So, I performed a low-level format and, well, it...
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    Ideal solution for storing large music archive

    I have a large lossless music collection nearing 600gb. It has been a hobby of mine for a long time, and it is meticulously tagged and organized. And yes, I consider it one of my most prized possessions. It has been stored on a run-of-the-mill 1TB Western Digital hard drive in my desktop, but...
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    TV Tuner Card Recommendation

    I am downgrading from a Ceton InfiniTV 4 tuner since I recently reduced my Comcast television service... Long story, let's just say I'm quite unhappy with their customer support and billing practices and don't want to continue forking them $120 a month. So, I downgraded to "basic cable" meaning...
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    FS: Ceton InfiniTV4 Quad CableCard Tuner

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    Question about OTA signals

    I'm dumping Comcast and my $120 a month cable bill and going OTA. Just purchased a "paper thin antenna" from Amazon and have installed it, going direct into my old Pioneer Kuro HDTV. When I do a channel scan, the TV finds about 14 channels, which is great, but the picture and audio distorts...
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    "Memory effect" in 30" Dell display

    I have a Dell 3007wfp that I purchased used off craigslist a few months ago. The display works fine, but I notice after an hour or so of use that I can still see the "ghost" of window panes on my empty desktop. Brings me back to the good ol days of CRT burn-in. Has anyone experienced an issue...
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    WTB: ATI OCUR Internal CableCard Tuner

    Looking to build a low-end single tuner HTPC. If you've bought a Ceton card and this is just taking up space, I'm interested!
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    WTB: Box for P67A-GD65 motherboard

    That's right, just the box. I need to RMA it, but (stupidly) I sold my old motherboard in the new box! Willing to cough up $15 + shipping if you can get it to me quickly.