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    So what happens to the laptop market if... (intel+amd chip related)

    So what happens to the laptop market if intel pairs an amd chip to ALL high end laptop parts? The way I see it intel is taking a jab at nvidia with this amd deal and if they really want it to sting then why not pair an amd chip to the entire high end line? A few things could happen 1. Gaming...
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    AMD Epyc (Naples)

    It's announced. AMD ThreadRipper HEDT CPU Officially Announced AMD just officially announced the new AMD Ryzen ThreadRipper High End Desktop CPU that will be released this summer at its Financial Analyst Day. A 16-Core 32-Thread CPU sounds...
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    More perf/watt incomming

    It's wccf so take it with the usual salt dosage, but 50% better perf/watt would be a pretty sweet thing. AMD Rolling Out New Polaris GPU Revisions With 50% Better Perf/Watt
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    What would get you to switch to linux from windows?

    Going off the other thread I'm going to guess game support is a big one. Aside from games though what sort of features or properties would get you windows people to make the switch?
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    Large touchscreen display?

    Does anyone know if you can buy a 32-ish inch touch screen? The largest I can find are 22inchers.
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    Drive Error rates

    Hey all, I just came across this Which lists unrecoverable errors for the seagate NAS hard drive. This is the first time I've ever seen them actually listed. Bravo seagate for doing...
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    Celebration of linux live patching

    It looks like suse employs a band and uses them to promote linux :p
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    Intel to support freesync
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    Broadwell 5775c and H87/Z87

    Does anyone know if the new 5775 works in H87 chipsets? I've got one of these and the extra cache/lower TDP is enticing. Buying a new board kills my excitement, but I thought it worth asking.
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    AMD Fire Pro cards 50% off It's at least valid at newegg, but probably others as well.
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    FS: Headphones (Sennheiser, Hifi man) and schiit DAC

    Sennheiser PX210BT wireless bluetooth headphones - Headphones only (they charge via microusb). Used for a bit paired with a nexus 7, didn't really care for them so here they are. A bit dusty but work great. Asking $60 OBO shipped. SOLD Schiit Modi optical - Used once for testing. Asking $70 OBO...
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    2U or passive FM2 cooler?

    So, I'm throwing together a new server based on the fm2+ socket and I'm having trouble finding a heatsink that is either designed for a 2U case or is a tower style that's under 70mm. Anyone know of anything?
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    WTB: 16 sticks of DDR2 ECC

    Looking for 2GB or larger sticks. PM me prices shipped to Hawaii (USPS is fine). Heat: Edit: As below Reg if the sticks are larger, but ecc alone is fine for 2GB sticks. NOT FB-Dimms
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    LSI 3080X-R

    Does anyone have one of these? I just picked one up for a storage system and I'm having a number of issues. First when the system starts up I hit F8 to head into the config and it just doesn't do anything. Boot continues as normal. Second the speeds I'm getting are horrific (~100KB/s). This is...
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    FS: 4x4GB G.Skill Ripjaws DDR3 - 16GB total

    Overclocked by a staggering 1Mhz for a little over a year. They check out in memtest and have never given me issues. Warranty should still be valid as it was limited lifetime at time of purchase (can provide a receipt as well if you like). Story on the overclock is that I had a Phenom 2 until...
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    Hey all, I'm working on getting an openLDAP server running for work and I keep hitting wall after wall. Has anyone done a setup from scratch? Know any good guides?
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    r9 300 The pirate islands

    Take it with a huge grain of salt, but the timeline might be correct.
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    Open samba share in an AD environment

    I've run across an interesting problem with our samba server at work. First off the server is in domain mode and ties into our windows server for account authentication. We've got a few shares and I've made one publicly accessible (it holds installers that our users use). The problem is that...
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    Kaveri Brix

    So, I'm sure you're all aware of the brix line from gigabyte. I sent them an email asking if there's going to be a kaveri based brix and it looks like there will be :)
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    4770s vs 4770 (non-k)

    Hi all, I'm building a new SFF system and I'm wondering if anyone has done a comparison between the s and non-s versions of haswell. How much loss is there given the lower based clock?
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    SFF APU build

    Hi all, I'm looking to leave the world of massive towers and enter the realm of SFF computing while also leaving windows behind in favor of linux at the same time. So I'm basically looking at this case and this cooler...
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    Phenom 2 vs Richland

    Has anyone done a CPU comparison between these two? I'm looking to downsize my system as I don't game much anymore. Any links?
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    Question to AXP-100 owners

    Can anyone tell me how large the gap is between the sink base and the fins?
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    Kabini ITX boards

    Hey, has anyone seen kabini boards surface yet? I'm specifically looking for a dual NIC model to replace my router. Thanks.
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    FS: Nikon 1 J1 kit

    I've got a lightly used white nikon 1 j1 camera that just isn't what I needed. Shutter count is somewhere around 100 shots. All items are in like new condition. Comes with battery, charger, M42 screw mount adapter, one tiffen UV filter, kit 10-30mm VR lens as well as the 10mm f2.8 lens. Asking...
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    mATX with thunderbolt?

    Hi all, has anyone come across a haswell board that is both mATX in form factor and has at least one thunderbolt port? Are any known to be in the pipe?
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    Head scratching win update issue

    Ok, so I mostly run linux at my place with the major exception being my gaming desktop. I recently loaded windows 7 onto a spare laptop for a friend and in the process was met with an error code of 8024402F when trying to update windows. This was for home premium though I don't think that...
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    Router OS

    Hi all, It's been a while since I've read anything in this subforum. Back when I did IPcop and smoothwall were the go to operating systems for setting up a router, I'm sure things have changed since. What are the current go-to setups?
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    Python 2 vs Python 3

    Hi all, I'm looking at getting into python for raspberry pi development and I wanted to know what the general opinion on the difference is. I've got a java and C background, so I'm not new to coding. That said, I know none of the differences between the two versions other than there seem to be a...
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    City Builders

    Hi all, I'm looking for a new city building game and hoping that people here have recommendations. Ideally I'm looking for something in the range of sim city to tropico. Cities XL is a little over the top my my tastes. Any suggestions? Edit: Has anyone played cities in motion?
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    WTB: iPhone 4s for Att

    I'm looking for an iphone 4s that'll work on the att network. I don't care if it's unlocked or not, it just needs to work. Likewise I don't care about storage, more is better, but cheaper is best. PM me offers (shipped to hawaii) please. I'm also willing to entertain offers for an iphone 4...
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    Looking for some 1866 ram kit input

    Hi all, Quick question. I'm looking to pick up a 32GB (4x 8GB) kit this winter and I'm wondering if anyone has any input on ram kits. Right now I'm looking at the gskill ripjaw Z set, but I can't find any decent reviews. I want a 1866 kit and I do not want to over clock. This will be paired...
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    FS: HP Touchpad 32GB

    Hi all, As much as I love webOS, I need money. So, everything's for sale. I've got a 32GB touchpad (will be set back to factory before it ships) touchstone docking station/charger HP touchpad Bluetooth keyboard HP folio case and Targus truss case No scratches or dents in anything. Pictures...
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    Testing a CPU

    Hi all, Does anyone know a good utility to test if a CPU has bad cache and/or other parts?
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    Blu ray drives

    It looks like not many people are talking about these, but are there any preferred blu ray drives out there? Any to stay away from?
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    FS Tamron 70-300mm f4.5-5.6 EF mount

    I've got a used one of these telephoto lenses in very good condition. It's been a primary go to outdoorsy lens for me, but I feel like it's time to move up. Canon mount...
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    Sapphire 7870 OC or vanilla

    Is there any known difference between the boards? Better caps or vrm or something on the OC version? Lower binned chips on the vanilla? If I plan to OC when I get one of these would it be worth while to pay the extra $10?
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    Live CD with root by default?

    Hey all, Does anyone know of a live CD that drops you into root by default?
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    WTB Cheap LGA 775 chip

    I've just come across one of these boards with a pentium D in it and I want to replace it with something a bit better. PM me offers with shipping to Hawaii included please. Heat:
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    FS/FT Nook Simple touch

    Asking $80 shipped or willing to trade for a 3rg gen kindle (with keyboard, without "special offers"). I got my simple touch back on black friday and it has a thin white boarder around it instead of the normal black. It's a special edition or something. Otherwise it's in like new condition and...