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    Humble Store: Indie Mega Week

    Lots of titles on sale, a noteworthy one being Grim Dawn
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    [ebook] The Way of Kings - Free

    For any fantasy readers out there, Tor is giving away free ebook copies of Brandon Sanderson's The Way of Kings. "This free ebook download will only be available for 48 hours. You can only download the file between 12:00 AM ET, March 23 and 11:59 PM ET, March 24."...
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    Dragon Age: Inquisition Testing and Optimization (Mantle Incl.)

    Hey Everyone, If anyone is like me and you're running a similar type setup (rig in sig), or just plain curious on how the Mantle API seems to perform, then below I have gathered quite a bit of information for your viewing. I tested 2 different overclocks and various video settings, and the...
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    Dell PowerConnect 2808 Switch: $79 Dell's layer 2 managed switch is just $79 after using coupon code H04SJDXL4?6$VM These switches are fanless, have a pretty solid feature set and perfect for small networks.
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    Good Old Games seems to be retiring some titles in their store, and they are running a last chance special to anyone who hasn't grabbed them up yet: THIS OFFER LASTS UNTIL TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2 AT 3:59 AM GMT.
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    Cisco: SSH on VLAN Interface

    Running through a basic home lab setup for CCNA. I have a Cisco 881 ISR and a Catalyst 3560. I'm having issues using Telnet and SSH from my host computer to either of the VLAN 1 interface of the 881 and the 3560. IP address of VLAN 1 interface on 3560 is and the 881 is...
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    Cisco VTP Issues

    Hey all, Currently I'm studying for my CCNA. I have 2 devices: ISR 881 Catalyst 3560 Switch I can post configs later, but I'm at work and do not have access at the moment. I changed both VTP domains to be NULL, then set the 881 router as a VTP server, and then changed VTP domain to another...
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    GoG Galaxy DRM-Free "Client"
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    The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Preorder $47.99

    After the live stream today from and CD Projekt RED, they have teamed up to deliver The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt for $47.99 if you own TW1 and TW2. You can redeem your CD keys on if you purchased TW1 and TW2 elsewhere, and discounts will be applied...
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    HIS iPower IceQ X² Boost Clock Radeon R9 280X 3GB - $350.99

    From what I can tell this is a solid deal on a good R9 280X boost card: Marked down to $389.99 with a 10% promo code: VVENS43S = $350.99. Looks like most places overclock it close to 1200Mhz from a stock 1050. Base clock...
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    Build for Friend: $900

    1) What will you be doing with this PC? Gaming? Photoshop? Web browsing? etc Gaming, Maybe some programming 2) What's your budget? Are tax and shipping included? $900 for final 3) Which country do you live in? If the U.S, please tell us the state and city if possible. Michigan, USA 4) What...
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    Catalyst 3560 Question

    Hello, I'm currently studying for ICND1 to be on course to CCNA. I'm following CBT Nuggets by Jeremy Cioara, please forgive my lack of knowledge in this, I'm just starting to get the hang of navigating around IOS and being comfortable with it. I'm trying to find out why in my running...
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    1920x1200 IPS ASUS VS24AH-P $216 Amazon

    Amazon has the ASUS VS24AH-P 24-Inch LED-Lit Monitor for $216 Newegg also has it with a 10% promo code until 11/20
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    PSU: Seasonic SS-660XP2 $80 AR

    Seasonic SS-660XP2 ATX 12V/EPS 12V, 660W, 80 PLUS PLATINUM Full Modular certified Active PFC Power Supply New 4th Gen CPU Certified Haswell Ready $144.99 -$45 off with promo code: 102972HR37 $20 MIR
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    SOMA - SciFi Horror
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    Cookie Clicker: Tell Your Boss I'm Sorry Good grief...why is this game addicting? For some reason it's pleasant to listen to Chicken on a Raft at the same time:
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    NewEgg: End of Summer Game Sale Some decent sales on some games if you've missed out. Civ 5: Gold and Brave New World come to mind.
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    SeaSonic M12II 750W Modular PSU $59 AR MSRP $129 - $30 Instant -$20 MIR = $79.99 Add promo code: COMPNTSEP13 for an additional $20 off. $79.99 in cart! Not fully modular, bronze ceritified 62A +12V.
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    NZXT Phantom $79.99 AR Promo code COMPNTSEP8 for additional $15 off.
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    CPU-Z 1.66.1 Update

    See below patch notes:
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    QX6850 and Prime95 Workers

    I am building myself a new rig, and giving my old system to my girlfriend. Signature she is getting is in the sig: QX6850 cooled w/ XIGMATEK HDT-S1283 Asus P5Q Pro DDR2 1000 2x2GB Gigabyte 5770OC GPU Corsair HX520 I always had issues with temperatures on this CPU, but after piecing...
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    Corsair HX750 - $90 AR -$40 off MSRP + $15 off w/ promo code EMCXMWT25, ends 8/19 - $25 MIR
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    Frictional Games: What Are They Doing Now?

    I'm unsure if any other members read the developer blog at Frictional Games, the game developers behind the great horror games Amnesia: The Dark Descent and Penumbra. But in June, it appears they were hiring a full-time programmer to help work on their next horror title...
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    How Do You Benchmark?

    I have a new system coming to me in the next week. I was curious how [H]OCP and it's members is able to get good, accurate benchmarks of games that don't have it built in. The only thing I can think of doing is using the benchmark tool with FRAPS, but since you have to play the game, it's...
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    Up to $100 Off: Z87 + PSU

    Much like the Intel Haswell and Z87 Motherboard line up combo, Newegg is offering the package deal with certain power supplies: Solid Deal: Corsair HX650 + Gigabyte Z87X-UD4H for $239.98.
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    Explorer over RDP

    Ran into something that I'm not entirely familiar with. I know enough about Microsoft Terminal Server and MSTSC. However, I had this brought to my attention: 1. User has a domain account here that they log on with domain1.local\user 2. User logs on, and on their desktop they have Sage Mas...
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    It's been 5 years...

    1) What will you be doing with this PC? Gaming? Photoshop? Web browsing? etc Web Browsing, Maybe some VMs, Games 2) What's your budget? Are tax and shipping included? $650 shipped and out the door 3) Which country do you live in? If the U.S, please tell us the state and city if possible...
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    Panda Express; Free Surf and Turf Today Only! No purchase necessary. While supplies last.
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    Metro: Last Light Discussion

    With the release of this game in May, more information is coming out of the woodwork on this game and it's looking more interesting each time. I loved Metro 2033, hopefully we get an awesome release from this title to...
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    Sniper: Ghost Warrior $2 @ GMG

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    Company of Heroes 2

    With the release date nearing (March 2013) I thought a thread getting started off from a mutliplayer preview should whet everyone's appetites: I did a search, but didn't see any threads for this game, if I need to post...
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    Target: Buy 2 Get 1 Free Video Game Titles|X0Y0W2H2&intc=782064|null A lot of deals are in store. YMMV in these cases.
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    2TB WD Green HDD - $100 No Rebate - FS $119 - $20 Promo Code: EMCNCJN23
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    Check Your Backlog! Steam Analysis

    This website will tell you here how bad your backlog really is! See the percentage of unplayed games vs played games. At least I'm over 50% played on my account! :p
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    New 7850 Artifacting

    Need some help here guys/gals. Here's my rig: Intel C2QX6850 @ 3.52 Ghz Asus P5Q Pro G Skill DDR2 1000 2x2GB (4GB) Sapphire 7850 OC Edition Corsair HX520 PSU Windows 7 Pro 64 Previous card is a Gigabyte 5770 SO Edition card. No problems with previous card, just wanted an upgrade. Replaced...
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    Corsair TX650 $60 after MIR - FS 10% off coupon code: CorsairPSU612 -$20 MIR Free shipping Currently they are running a promo on all their PSUs, but this is a very popular PSU. Decent deal.
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    30% Off EaseUS Software Promo Code

    From EaseUS Facebook page, they have a 30% off promo code: FEED-6OPO This applies to all EaseUS software. Not sure when this code expires.
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    Google Apps Sync Error

    When opening Outlook on this computer I'm getting the error: "Cannot open your default e-mail folders. The information store could not be opened" This happens with another profile as well This is what I have tried: 1. Start -> All Programs -> Google Apps Sync 2.0 -> Delete saved Google Apps...