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    The Rise of Retrocomputing

    My IBM P70 Luggable has been steadily going up in value. Especially since it has a drop in 486 upgrade, math coprocessor, and the max on 8mb of ram, and a rare for its time 10/100 MCA Network card. The floppy died in it, so I upgraded it to a 2.88mb drive. I still have the original 386-20 that...
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    Dewalt 7 tool Kit with 3 batteries charger and rolling box - $499

    https://www.homedepot.com/p/DEWALT-20-Volt-MAX-Lithium-Ion-Cordless-Combo-Kit-7-Tool-with-ToughSystem-DCKTS781D2M1/312585400 Seems like a pretty solid price.
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    Am I asking too much for my socket 939 motherboards and such?

    Likely repairable. Caps are cheap and pretty easy to replace. Used to do it all the time.
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    RTX 3080 Founder's Edition Review by Gamer's Nexus.

    Whelp, I had one in cart putting in my billing info before the site errored me out, and now it's out of stock. Guess my wifes PC has to wait abit.
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    Walmart is selling Gateway PCs and no the year is not 1999

    Oh, I'm sure my older PC's got more true gaming use. I miss my Quantum3D Raven and 300A Celery. This 2080Ti gets more use on youtube then games lately.
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    Walmart is selling Gateway PCs and no the year is not 1999

    I have a full time job and a child. You can find time to play. It's called not sleeping.
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    Walmart is selling Gateway PCs and no the year is not 1999

    This is just making me sad. Can we start over in 1999? World felt a whole lot less fucked then now.
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    N11 Universal 3D Glasses by Quantum 3D, Rechargeable Active Shutter, NEVER USED!

    I'm thinking thats not the Quantum 3D you think it is
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    i7-4930k to E5 1680 v2 upgrade, no boot

    Latest BIOS?
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    Post Your RocketFish pics/mods

    Is there a CRT in that top middle case?
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    WTB Verizon Smartphone

    I have a Pixel 3 thats got mismatched back glass. It got dropped ALOT and when I finally got new glass for the back, it was the wrong color. Works fine tho.
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    Did someone steal/hack HardFolding.com?

    It's a capture of a 2016 page and has random Russian Links strewn through it. I'm betting not intentional? www.hardfolding.com Maybe we should find a way to change this then? https://stats.foldingathome.org/team/33 Says that's the home page.
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    Win 10 for Workstations

    I'm running Win 10 Pro on my E5-2680
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    3.2TB SSD for $240

    I'll send you my 3tb that will work in your x4 slot for yours :D
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    4x Samsung 970 EVO plus 500GB - SOLD

    Why didn't those work? Asus has the 250gb 970 Evo on it's QVL for that card. Just for personal enrichment here. GLWS
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    3.2TB SSD for $240

    Redid my 25w Bench. During this bench it was throwing over wattage alerts throughout the write phase. Then did 75w. No Alert anymore. Which gave me a minor Read speed improvement, but seems to done a touch of damage to my write speeds. Super pleased with this purchase though. Might get me...
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    3.2TB SSD for $240

    No, you can't use it as a boot drive
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    3.2TB SSD for $240

    http://dell-support.sandisk.com/ I used the drivers from here
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    3.2TB SSD for $240

    Also, some of us run old garbage that doesn't have M.2
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    3.2TB SSD for $240

    Mine hangs out at 47 idle 53 loaded copying the raid over to it. Pretty reasonable. It's directly above my video card too. I do have a lot of fans in my case though.
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    3.2TB SSD for $240

    Might be? It's hamstrung by two different controllers and SATA2 and 3 ports mixed. I had just gotten a shit ton of those Edge SSDs from work when they were retired. So I slapped in as many as the board would hold and used windows software raid. It's honestly been pretty worry free ever since it...
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    3.2TB SSD for $240

    Yeah, I got it because one of the 5 drives in my array are shitting out. Went from 72% health to 1% in one day. Still works, but I get the random hiccup.
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    3.2TB SSD for $240

    86% Remaining. Seems Pretty good to me. F is the Fusion Drive, G is my gaming Array (5x EDGE Boost Pro 480gb in Raid 0), and C is my Sandisk 960gb Boot Drive. Pretty Solid Improvement over my gaming array.
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    3.2TB SSD for $240

    He wouldn't take any offers under 200 for me, YMMV
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    3.2TB SSD for $240

    He accepted my offer for 215
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    3.2TB SSD for $240

    I threw an offer at it. We'll see if they bite.
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    Delete me

    Delete me please
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    Engineering Sample ATI HD4850M

    So report it, or move along? Dont shit in his thread?
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    MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries announced!

    So anyone actually excited for this? Aside from the EGS pissing and moaning. MW2 was one of the first games I got REALLY into, and followed the series all the way to... well now. Still play MWO. I just hope it has a legit single player campaign.
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    Look at this $1900 monster...

    Vega doesn't flex his Epeen. Everyone here knows Vegas Epeen is huge. He regularly ruins monitors to see if he can get rid of the matte coatings on them. Just for that 1% more of image quality.
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    Anyone dropping ebay Xeon® cpus in their x79 / x99's?

    I run an E5-2680. Still solid for all the gaming I do.
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    Need a modern replacement for a slim line Antec MT-352

    https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817151131 It appears to have the same mounting as a 2U unit. This guy is modular and offers a fair bit more wattage. I would worry about fan noise, but thats your call.
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    Thermaltake TR2 600NL2NC ATX powersupply @ Bestbuy for $35

    Do your research on TT's lower end units. Some are decent, but most are pretty junk. The TR2's are typically crappy.
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    Google Forgets to Tell Consumers That Its Nest Security System Has a Built-in Mic

    So it can show you the weather as you walk by. And watch you masturbate on the couch.
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    3M Demonstrates PC With Submersion Cooling

    https://hardforum.com/threads/gigabyte-server-shows-two-phase-immersion-liquid-cooling.1922684/#post-1042762521 Looks like this shows up every couple years.
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    Safe 4+4 converter?

    https://www.outletpc.com/rq9374-athena-power-pcie-eps.html
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    GeForce RTX 2080 Ti FAILS After Gaming for 2 Hours @ [H]

    Just go insult Kyle and/or his friends. That's how I got mine. I'm sure it'll turn out well for you.
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