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    good mid tower case options that still rock optical drive slot in 2019?

    I just bought a Corsair 750D air so I could have some optical drive bays. got a zillion cd's dvds to rip yet. plus tons of software going back to the 90s that need an optical drive. also used one of the bays for a memory card reader usb3.2 thingy.
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    OEM Wraith Cooler - OEM Thermal Tape/paste seeped onto CPU pins

    yeah that happened to me with the cooler on my wifes 3800X. pulled the wraith to install an H115I and had some seepage on the socket. an acid brush and a little deoxit cleaned it right up. no issues at all.
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    Post the Crown Jewel of your collection

    so you are saying that the pages wont open..
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    What was your least favorite graphics card?

    my first 486 I built had a Trident 8900 isa card with 512K on it. true POS but all I could afford at the time. the Trident 9400 VLB i stuck on my next build was better but still crappy. was not happy until I got my first ATI All in wonder card.
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    Hottest Boards These Days?

    . loving my Master. but to be fair its only been running a couple weeks now.
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    What ya using your 1x slots for?

    Modem. gotta fax shit yo....and my call blocking software uses it too.
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    Eight of Amazon’s Top 10 Best Selling Processors Are AMD CPUs

    sweet. my house has both ends of the top 10 covered. I got the 1 and the wife has the 10 ..both are damn good.
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    Who's Happy So Far with Ryzen 3000 Series?

    upgraded from FX8350 to a Ryzen 3950X this with the 570 MB and PCIE 4.0 NVME Drive. the new system is a bit more sporty than the old one.
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    Eight of Amazon’s Top 10 Best Selling Processors Are AMD CPUs

    can understand that. just bought a 3950X and a 3800X for mine and the wifes new builds.
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    Ryzen 3950X, 3960X, 3970X Availability

    yeah I just ordered mine from BB, should have it on monday
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    just ordered amd - back after almost 2decades

    Nice! . the last Intel CPU I had in a system of mine was a 486/25 SX went from that to the K5 then K6 then the K6-2 K6-III then into the the 64bit chips all I have are shown here . 2 still in use. my current system is theFX8350 and wifes is the Phenom. new systems with 3950X for me and a 3800X...
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    Ryzen 3950X, 3960X, 3970X Availability

    well hell. been trying to get a 3950x close to retail for a few weeks now. I can wait but do wish I could backorder one someplace. in the meantime I will use the 3800X I bought to upgrade my wife's system and hold off doing hers until I can get a 3950 . had an Auros Master,Corsair...
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    Seasonic PRIME Ultra 750W Power Supply Review @ [H]

    well my TX750 Corsair unit from eons ago has finally crapped the bed. read this review and no brainer. 1 click order
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    Asus 7950 DC II (Literally) Caught Fire

    I see no reason to ever order another ASUS product. I have built thousands of pc's since 1993 and had my share of RMA issues but if everything the OP is stating checks out then I am done with them regardless of the outcome of this situation.
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    Amazon killer deal on Logitech G series mice

    got 3 g400s for 21.75 ea http://www.amazon.com/gp/goldbox/ref=pe_36900_28516200_pe_gb_email_explore . edit Link has the HardOCP Amazon Referral in it.
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    beware the air compressor

    yup lesson learned.
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    XFX Radeon HD 6990 Drawing!

    hope it holds up better than my xfx 5850 in the face or my compressor
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    beware the air compressor

    a few weeks ago I decided to try out my new Air Compressor from Harbor Freight to blow the dust outa my rig. ,, wooooooops when I hit the video card , the fan exploded. into pieces , I guess 120PSi not compatible with this part . . so having learned my lesson . I went to the Zalman...
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    m2n-sli deluxe phenom II + am3 cpu support

    Thanks for the info maybe I can get the x2 5600 upgraded on that board that my wife uses
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    Looking at this screenshot. what would you tweak.

    current system in my Sig. and how it is running.. would you tweak anything for more performance or cooling or anything?
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    Just installed upgrade version of windows 7, how can an install disc.

    THIS! works every time I tried it. 6+ a little reg work here, a little rearm there and BAM! activation works.
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    Anyone ever order a retail 920 and get...

    not relevant
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    amd phenom x4 965 black edition

    I am running that CPU on this MB GIGABYTE GA-790FXTA-UD5 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128415 Very stable with 2 OZC Black Edition DDR3 Modules. not the cheapest board but well built. sig has rest of info,, 'running on win 7 64Bit
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    need win 7 64bit tapi modem

    anyone know of a tapi modem that has win 7 64bit drivers avail . this is for my idedtafone software external or internal I need a 64bit modem
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    Post your "rate my cables" here

    my Lian Li build photo log.. what did I f up please http://picasaweb.google.com/flynlr/NewPCBuild# . all the photos and here a final pic ..
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    5850 weird stock clocks

    the shaders show it to be a 5850 weird,...
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    AMD first to market with USB3/SATA6?

    Then you have the Gigabyte AM3 iteration of this theme http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128415
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    LIAN LI PC-60FNW perfect for me

    It arrived today.. wow ! great case. as soon as I fill it up with goodies. I will come back here with pics and more.
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    LIAN LI PC-60FNW perfect for me

    Finally! after 2 months of searching for My perfect case I have settled on the LIAN LI PC-60FNW. why is it so hard sometimes. every other case had something wrong,, drive door,no window not tool less too small too big and so on. I think this case just came out. if you see a problem with it...
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    Asus m2n-sli-deluxe

    I have been using the board for 2years now? never had any networking or USB problems that I can recall. at this time every USB port is full 8 two of which are USB hubs so about 12 USB items attached at this time. using Bios 1302 dated 10/29/07 the MB is revision 2.0 I never had a need to...
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    Cookie Problem revisited.

    ok this is strange,,, I was having the logged out issue. so instead of following the steps recommended I tried just this . first off when opening the Hardforum.com website is did not show me logged in.. so I cleared the FF cache and only deleted the cookies that said bbuserid and...
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    Windows 7 using AERO for this system?

    the "advisor" decided my 3870 was not aero compatible.. :mad:
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    Do you remember your first graphics card?

    cards I have purchased in order of use Trident 1mb ISA 8900 Trident 9440 2MB Vesa Local Bus ATI Rage Pro 8MB PCI ATI 9200 AGP 128mb ATI X800Pro AGP 256MB ATI 3870HD PCIE 512MB
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    The S939 is about done for me.

    well its up and running already . seems fast as hell but so do all new clean win installs.
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    The S939 is about done for me.

    In an attempt to avoid nuking and reloading Xp on my old ass Asus A8V with an opti 165 2gb ram with a x800 GPU system .I decided to keep that PC running and build another. so I picked up an Asus m2N-SLI deluxe board a 5600+@2.9gz 65nm cpu 4gb of corsair 800ddr2 ram, a diamond 3870 wtf is...
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    PR Nightmare Drawing - AMD 6400+ Black Drawing

    likes. Great Reviews General mayhem never had likes bl*w Jobs attached to my name. I like to here more this sucks in the reviews. dislikes the Ad's "but the bills gotta be paid" the down time I think this contest is a secret plan to get me to buy an AM2 MB:mad:
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    Newegg / [H]ardOCP AMD Athlon X2 5000+ Black Edition Drawing

    1.take my 939 opteron system to the range and shoot it up 2.Phenom
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    AP Tests Comcast's File-Sharing Filter

    so that VPN services I pay for every month for business may have other uses now?
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