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    [DEAD] Best Buy 24-Hr Flash Sale - 12" Macbook for $799 ($500 off)

    Looks like amazon is matching the space gray price at 799 https://www.amazon.com/dp/B072QGG3V7/
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    FS: DDR3 (2 x 4GB)

    ttt
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    FS: DDR3 (2 x 4GB)

    bump
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    "You Can't Take my Door" a Country Song Written by AI

    "Can't stand the cold beer in the moonlight"? AI, you're killing me.
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    FS: DDR3 (2 x 4GB)

    Make an offer if you disagree with the pricing, I may or may not take it but no harm in asking! 8GB of matching 2 x 4GB DDR3 desktop/240-pin. Ran mine at 9-9-9-24 1600 1.35V, YMMV. (no pic, but will take one on request) P/N: Samsung MV-3V4G3D/US M379B5273DH0-YK0 Product links...
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    This a legit deal?

    "No longer a registered user" - Didn't see that coming! :rolleyes:
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    Bethesda is Asking for Essays in Ban Appeals

    To be fair, they've outsourced most aspects of development to the playerbase for years. Yeah, I'm going for the low hanging fruit, but it's delicious fruit.
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    RTX Space Invaders Wanted

    For those seeking:
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    CD Keys

    matt167 If you are looking for GTA-style games, GET Sleeping Dogs at that price. I haven't bothered with other GTA-likes, but I thought SD was really, really good
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    Anyone using Brave?

    I have been trying it out, have run into some hiccups but like the monetization concept. Which as I understand it is basically a monthly distribution from the wallet the browser creates, proportionate in one way or another to the amount of time recorded as spent on a given page or site...
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    Layers of Fear is Free on Steam

    Looks like the GoG version is on a 75% discount at the moment. Not as good as 100%, but interested parties who missed the freebie (me) take note!
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    New Steam Game Promises a Bitcoin to the First Person Who Beats It

    Recommended system requirements: i7-7700K, 16GB RAM, and 12x GTX 1080Ti
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    WTB: Socket 1155 Motherboard

    ~found/closed
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    Everyone Should have a Tire Gauge

    For what it's worth, a month or two ago I grabbed a portable compressor (https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01L9WSTEG) in case of emergencies ... it arrived with a coupon for a similar tire gauge (https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B073DQJFNG) With the coupon the gauge (not the compressor) came...
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    It Takes Over 4,500 Hours of Gameplay, or $2,100, to Unlock All Content in Battlefront 2

    "Kids love Star Wars and video games, and their parents have disposable income."
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    What was your first HOLY COW! moment with an actual video card?

    Radeon 9800XT upgraded from a Geforce FX5200. I could turn up AA so high I couldn't even read the text in Battlefield 1942. Geforce 7800 GT in SLI to a 9800 GT was also pretty cool. I think I was playing Fallout 3 at the time, and I was impressed that the same product slot could get so much...
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    Drone Hits Army Helicopter over New York

    Well, read that as "Drone army hits helicopter over new york" and thought shit was about to get real interesting.
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    I think somethings wrong

    someone set up us the bomb
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    Doom free weekend - Dead

    I think you mean Xbox live? This free weekend is just for Steam on PC.
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    Did You Know...

    What voltages are being measured?
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    Lust for the old

    K8/Skt. 939 and first-gen dual-core 64-bit Athlons
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    Corsair TX850M PSU & Type 4 Cable Kit Luck Draw!

    Typing this on a K60 keyboard I have had for 5 years and 1 month, and it still rocks.
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    Dark Souls 3

    Oh, and one more trick. Backstep + attack is cool... but have you ever tried running from a player, then using backstep + VERY QUICKY TURN AROUND + attack? The guy you are running will be chasing you and not expecting that! It worked for me against a few opponents :) (I only discovered that...
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    Dark Souls 3

    It's been awhile, so I forget the details, but summon 2 buddies into your world.. and then use the [forgot item name, spot me someone?] which both allows for 1 more friendly slot and simultaneously increases your chances of being invaded (if you are in a popular spot, you will have several...
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    Dremel Rotary Tool is a Modder's Best Friend

    Warning! That cost gets super inflated once you discover the awesome multitude of bits to collect and start thinking that every object you see could be improved with a hole drilled or part of it cut off.
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    FS: Set of 10 Precision Screwdrivers

    For sale, 10 Wiha screwdrivers ideal for small electronics work. These came from the two kits here: phillips and slotted Slotted/flat head sizes: 4mm, 3.5, 3, 2.5, 2, 1.5 Phillips head sizes: PH1, 0, 00, 000 *** READ: The slotted 1.5mm has part of the tip chipped away because I tried to use...
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    AMD Ryzen 5 Reviewer's Kit Giveaway

    this is a post
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    Nuclear - Linksys WRT1200AC - $29.99

    Heh... got lucky last night I guess, came in stock on first refresh. Only bought 1, so don't hate my luck :). I will, however, fully accept if you hate me for also getting 1st try on that Bethesda Ultimate Collection pricing error a few years back. Before buying it, I checked amazon to gauge...
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    Why not buy premium, expensive motherboard?

    My general mobo buying rules: -If it is for my main rig (which includes OC'ing), I don't buy the top-end primo shit, but I closely scrutinize various features. Primarily I'll seek out a board with higher power phase spec, and everything after that is less important. I'll try for Intel LAN...
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    Flame Retardant In Lithium-Ion Batteries Could Quench Fires

    "Flame Retardant In Lithium-Ion Batteries Could Quench Fires" -- I am going to interpret this as, next time I need to put out a fire, throw Li batteries on it!
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    Kaby Lake 7700K vs Sandy Bridge 2600K IPC Review @ [H]

    This is why I tell people looking to make a gaming pc but "don't have the money", they actually do have the money, it is in half-decade old CPUs. Now I can actually cite a source. And keep my 4690K forever.
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    Mayer Going Gone & Yahoo! renamed Altaba

    Alt Tab-a. It's what you do when you find yourself on a yahoo... err, altaba page. (Or is that ControlDubya)
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    Beware of backing up important data on mechanical drives!!

    Don't dispose of the drive. You can probably get at least some stuff back, but it won't be cheap. The kind of data backup you need is going to be way more than over $100. Down the road you may be in a better position to shell out the cash for recovery, so save it in some place it won't get...
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    Stop Calling Everything A "Hack"

    Is dictionary of synonyms a synonym for thesaurus?
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    Mass Effect 2 Standard Edition Free on Origin

    To clarify, the reason for my confusion is that a brief googling shows numerous reports of this freebie only within the last couple of hours. Hopefully it just hasn't gone live. Region-timed?... is that a thing?
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    Mass Effect 2 Standard Edition Free on Origin

    Man, it's 5 minutes past midnight. I either just missed this or it hasn't gone live yet? (Showing $20)
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    It's BIG and WHITE and a Kilowatt - CORSAIR and HARDOCP PUT IT IN FOR FREE

    The whole thing? Hell, I can take two!
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