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    WTS - MSI RTX 2060 Gaming Z / Corsair AIO H100i GTX

    blohin, His 2060 was sold to me.
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    ASUS Zenbook Pro Duo : Dual screen laptop

    Westrock2000, Your Virtual Dancers and mine look very different. Hehe. www.virtualgirl.com
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    Bought myself a Montech Flyer!! Edit: Review Inside

    Nice looking case! Nice find! Based on zooming in on the pics it does indeed look like the PCI covers have screws. I could be wrong, but that's what it looks like. IMHO. Good Luck with the build.
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    Best online shops for GPU's?

    Do any of you guys still use www.pricewatch.com? At least for shopping and comparisons? I used to use that all the time when I was building rigs for people. I know it's still around though. Nevermind, I just checked it out, and it seems very outdated. Deals can still be found there, but it...
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    Having odd Bitlocker Recovery key issues after upgrading GPU.

    Yeah, the case is a bit older, although I bought it new as a deal from Newegg. It's the Thermaltake Element G v2. It only has USB 2.0 on the front panel. I've added a slimline BlueRay/DVDRW/Burner installed into a 5.25" enclosure that lets me mount the drive normally. It brings my USB 3.0 to the...
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    Having odd Bitlocker Recovery key issues after upgrading GPU.

    I wanted to upgrade the Video card in the AMD Ryzen 2700X system in my sig. I purchased a MSI GTX 2060 from Vuduz (Thanks Vuduz!) After installation, Win 10 Pro 64-bit is requesting my Bitlocker Recovery key. (Which I have, of course!) Now for the problem. No matter what I do or try, Bitlocker...
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    WTS - MSI RTX 2060 Gaming Z / Corsair AIO H100i GTX

    Great seller! Items received today in great condition. Will test later this week to verify. Thanks Vudaz!
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    Windows 10 Reset Question

    Try this: https://www.4winkey.com/windows-10/how-to-factory-reset-windows-10-without-password.html I hope this helps.
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    No longer looking

    That's what I'm not certain of. If it's a reference design or not. I'm not there to look at it, and I don't recall the exact EVGA model.
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    No longer looking

    Dany man, I have an EVGA 980Ti back at home in NJ. I'm currently down in FL. I'm not certain if an EVGA 980Ti meets your requirements. Let me know either way. If it does, I probably can't send it until I'm back in NJ for Thanksgiving day. Also let me know what you're offering for it, as I...
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    FS : cheap SFF Dell Optiplex 755 *NOW with SSD!

    Thanks for being honest regarding the smoking smell Bump.
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    Windows 10 1903 won't sleep when closing the laptop

    Pendragon1, while it might not be in this case, Malware can most definitely cause this type of behavior. Silver
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    Windows 10 1903 won't sleep when closing the laptop

    Starting to sound a bit like Malware. Just a thought. Silver
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    What do you do with your old SSDs?

    Since I haven't seen anyone else post about this, here's my take. I usually wipe them, and then install them into an external USB or eSATA enclosure for use transferring files, testing alternative OSes, and just general file portability. I had an external SSD before that become a regular thing...
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    Borderlands 3

    Download successfully last night. All ready to go here. Between buying SuperDeluxe version, and the VIP stuff, I'm going to be somewhat tricked out to start with. My buddy and I are ready for some sick Co-Op action come Thursday night. Silver
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    4k VA Panel tv advice

    Thanks for explaining Nenu. I was confused by the way he said it. Silver
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    Borderlands 3

    Borderlands 3 Interactive Skill trees are Live!!!! https://borderlands.com/en-US/news/2019-08-08-bl3-skill-trees-live/ Your Welcome! Silver
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    4k VA Panel tv advice

    Stefan83, DTS has nothing whatsoever to do with playing movies from USB drives. You can simply buy any android media box and play any movies from USB connected to the android box, then to TV via HDMI. The more you know. Silver
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    Dirt Rally

    Thanks McDork!
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    Recommend a good website for Windows 10 User Tips

    Not to nitpick, but SSD stands for Solid State Drive, not Small System Drive... The more you know. Silver
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    Chrome brings laptop to it's knees!

    Time to reset Chrome back to it's default settings. Good Luck! Silver
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    FS: MacBook Pro 15", Apple/3rd Party Mac & iOS Accessories, AirPods, SSDs/HDDs & RAM

    Just a heads up, looks like the going rate on that Refurbished Macbook shipped is ~$900. You might want to adjust your pricing accordingly. Good Luck with your sale! Silver
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    Anyone here collect classic/vintage PC games?

    Surprised we're not seeing more Wing Commander boxes in the pics here. I cut my teeth on that entire series. The Matrix game was a fun time too. I have a ton of old stuff boxed up in my basement.
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    CCX Overclocking Tool for AMD CPUs Updated With New Features

    Apparently the jury is still out on whether this is good or bad. I was simply sharing an interesting article. It seems to be Use at your Own Risk scenario at this point. YMMV. Thanks, Silver
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    CCX Overclocking Tool for AMD CPUs Updated With New Features

    Today an overclocking utility for AMD Ryzen CPUs called "Work Tool" has been updated with new features. The tool enables per-CCX overclocking, which is said to enable additional overclocking performance if one CCX is more capable than the other, so the whole CPU doesn't have to run at the speed...
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    ASUS Begins Enabling Limited PCIe Gen 4.0 on AMD 400-series Chipset Motherboards

    https://www.techpowerup.com/257380/asus-begins-enabling-limited-pcie-gen-4-0-on-amd-400-series-chipset-motherboards
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    New Build Inquiry

    If I might be so bold as to make suggestions for a base system, and then you can enlighten us with what you are looking to do with it and we tweak and change accordingly. I'd suggest going with an AMD Ryzen CPU. Depending on your needs and budget, 2nd generation Ryzen CPUs and compatible...
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    Will this fit...

    PS; You could also ditch the optical drive, and upgrade his boot drive to a 256GB or better SATA SSD. That would help it boot and run a bit faster. You could then use the existing hard drive for Data only. Good Luck! Silver
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    Will this fit...

    IDreaml, Check out this page that lists low power, low profile graphics cards. Since you are already replacing the power supply, I'd think that you can probably make a a GTX1650 work. That will work perfectly for 1080P gaming, or pretty much anything you can throw at it at that resolution. I...
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    Universal Memory Device Touted as DRAM/SSD Replacement

    Scientists working at Lancaster University in the UK have secured a US patent for a new electronic memory device which "could solve the digital technology energy crisis," reports Science Daily. The 'Universal Memory' device is said to combine the advantages of both DRAM and flash memory with...
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    Rebel Galaxy [EPIC Store] Free Till June 27

    Oh man, thanks for this IRevert! I downloaded last night and was up late doing missions. Kind of like a much simplified Privateer or Freelancer game. Lots of fun. With a storyline to boot. Grab it if you can all! Silver
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    Phoenix Point (by the original designer of X-Com)

    Having bought in early, they send me updated versions as they're released. The game is getting really good. Can't wait for the finished product. As always YMMV. Silver
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    Most significant upgrade you ever made ?

    Honestly, for me it was when I first moved to my Dell 34" QHD Display. That curved ultra-wide goodness at 3.5K is/was oh so good. -Silver
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    Kindle to PDF/Word/other converter

    Not a converter, but I swear by Moon Plus Reader on Android for reading any and all formats. The free version is great, but if you wait until he runs a sale, you can upgrade to the "Pro" version for a buck or 3. I receive nothing for endorsing this. Just an awesome underrated product that...
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    AMD Ryzen 9 3000 is a 16-core Socket AM4 Beast

    AMD is giving finishing touches to its 3rd generation Ryzen socket AM4 processor family which is slated for a Computex 2019 unveiling, followed by a possible E3 market availability. Based on the "Matisse" multi-chip module that combines up to two 8-core "Zen 2" chiplets with a 14 nm I/O...
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    US Senator Proposes a Ban on "Manipulative" Video Games

    Yesterday, US senator Josh Hawley announced a bill to legalize banning of so-called "manipulative" video game design in the United States. The decision was proposed yesterday to US Congress. The "Protecting Children from Abusive Games Act" would prohibit all games geared towards children, that...
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