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    NVIDIA Launches GeForce GTX 1060 with 6GB GDDR5X Memory

    Not really new, just newly available to retail markets in the west (ie... outside of China). These have been around for at least a year as an OEM China only purchase mainly used for internet cafes. You could find them on the usual grey market websites but the cost was just NOT worth it. Some...
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    Twitch Counters Popular CS:GO Streamer’s Lawsuit

    If I remember it correctly, it wasn't just the fact that he was promoting a cs:go gambling site, but was actually running it (owned it) behind the scenes with multiple accounts to fix the gambling outcome and make himself a TON of $$. When it was found out that he was using dummy accounts to...
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    Intel Bringing 6-Core CPU SKUs to Market Soon

    How so?? I have had a 6 core 12 thread Intel processor (5820k) for 2+ years now. The new architecture and boost in speeds is nice though
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    Windows 10 update = no sound

    Had the same issue when I updated Win!0 with the Anniversary update. Had to just reinstall the audio drivers and all was fine again.
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    Blast from the Soltek Past

    Hot Biscuits!!!! (or cookies for N.A. type folks) I had that board and bought it mainly for the Socket Thermister. Ah, good times.. Now sing with me.... Memories... lalalalala..... Memories......... something mumble.... Memories......
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    Gaming Hardware Needs to Grow Up

    I hate the excessive LED lighting in EVERYTHING PC related these past 5-10 years.... I swear I am back in the 90's at a rave. For my last build (almost 2 years now) I did everything I could to NOT have any extra LED's, yet everything from my motherboard (MSI Gaming 7), Graphics Card (TitanX)...
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    Movie Ticket Prices Hit Record High

    Where I live, it costs the equivalent of $20 USD to see a movie. I am talking about just the normal everyday version, not the special 3d or whatever.. those cost closer to $35. So, no surprise..... I have only seen one move at the theaters in the past 5 years.
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    Tech FAIL Product of the Day

    As someone who is married to an asian, has lived in asia for the past 10 years, I can say that this is a LIE. People in asia suffer from body odor just as bad as anyone else. Now, what is different here is that most people don't wear deodorant and what deodorant is available is weak and...
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    So my work is suddenly hip on infographics ...

    Poor pig, I heard he did not like being made "pretty".....
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    Toonz to be free March 26

    Thanks for this as I had no idea. Just tried it out, the opensource one is a bit rough compared to the "premium" version I have, but hey... free. This is a great resource for those just starting out and they could always move "up" to the premium version if their skills/careers increase.
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    Perpetual Free Steam Codes Thread

    Thanks!! Just activated it.
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    Raspberry Pi 3 Now Available At $35

    I keep wanting to get a Pi, but keep holding out until the video decoding gets better (since my main reason for one would be as a video streamer on the main TV). OH well, here's to hoping Pi4 comes out next year with more GPU (decoding) muscle.
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    Perpetual Free Steam Codes Thread

    I am putting together a list of my extra games and thought I would post a couple here. First person to PM me will get it (please also post it here so I don't miss it) Meridian - Age of Invention Meridian: Age of Invention on Steam Millie Millie on Steam --- GONE edit... remember the rules...
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    Perpetual Free Steam Codes Thread

    If warlock is still available, I would be happy to take it. TIA D.
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    Perpetual Free Steam Codes Thread

    Thanks! I just redeemed it. D.
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    Perpetual Free Steam Codes Thread

    If you still have Skara, I will take it. D.
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    Microsoft Is At It Again

    It said I am a Chihuahua...:confused:.....a Chihuahua !!!???!!!???:mad: I call shenanigans -- and the need to prove my manliness --- Seriously though, a Chihuahua??????? :cry:
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    The Perils Of Getting Fired In The Digital Era

    Happened to me. My keycard was not working (happens a lot) so a co-worker lets me in. I go to my computer, but can't log into my account. Huh.. Contact IT, work for about an hour.. no go. Suddenly he gets quiet and says, oh I was just told you need to contact HR. I run down and get the "OH...
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    Perpetual Free Steam Codes Thread

    OOps, too true. I missed that. Thanks anyways!
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    Perpetual Free Steam Codes Thread

    DId you get everyone? Just checked my PM and did not have anything for the Walking Dead
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    Perpetual Free Steam Codes Thread

    I will take the The Walking Dead: Season 2 (Telltale Key) if still available. I did not PM as I am assuming you actually didn't want a PM
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    Synology 5 Bay NAS.

    I actually purchased 2 8Tb drives for my synology NAS. A bit more expensive, but the 6Tb drives all had issues according to the reviews at the time while the 8Tb drives had very positive reviews. No issues for me so far (other than the price at the time.. but worth it)
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    Official Acer [XB270HU] 27" 1440p 144Hz G-Sync IPS ULMB Monitor Thread

    I guess I am lucky (as well as not overly picky). My panel has some light bleen in the lower right, but no more than any other panel I have ever owned. I remember seeing 1 dead pixel once when I first got it... but I searched for it yesterday and could not find it anywhere. So, I guess overall...
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    Apple Loses Patent Lawsuit To University of Wisconsin

    People seem to forget that this is by far NOT the first time Apple has (stolen) used a patent that does not belong to them without any compensation/licensing. The common operating procedure at Apple is use/steal what you want without paying a cent, if the person/entity you stole from is small...
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    FS: New Seasonic Platinum 1200W Power Supply

    Bump because I have the same PSU and it rocks
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    AT&T Windows Phone Samsung Focus 2 $35

    PM Responded to. Can send $ once I get your paypal address.
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    AT&T Windows Phone Samsung Focus 2 $35

    I might be interested.. will PM with questions now
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    WTB - Cheap Unlocked Phone (iPhone preferred)

    As the title says, I am looking to buy an unlocked phone on the CHEAP. I would prefer an iPhone (iPhone 5 or above) as my current phone in Japan is an iPhone 6+ and am just used to that. I will be visiting my parents in America for ~3 weeks and need a phone that I can pop a prepaid sim into...
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    FS: afford my TRIPLETS sale! Water, SSD, etc

    Well, nothing for me to buy here, but I wanted to congratulate you on the kids! Enjoy the sleepless nights, constant state of being tired and joy of 3 kids who love you no matter what.
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    Official Acer [XB270HU] 27" 1440p 144Hz G-Sync IPS ULMB Monitor Thread

    Yeah, I didn't even unpack the cable that came with the monitor. I just bought a new cable (basically the same one linked in the post above mine) and used that from the start. No issues with my monitor, April Build
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    PC gaming: speakers vs. headphones

    OUch, yeah... that site will make you think what you have is just not good enough then after you buy you find out that it STILL is not good enough... and the circle continues with your wallet staying empty. I only go there when I am looking for something particular nowadays. (ie.. I am...
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    Japan Is Building Solar Farms On Abandoned Golf Courses

    Actually at my home (in Japan) we had solar panels installed when we had it built. The investment should pay off (ie... break even) in about 10 years according to my current solar production/usage. Many houses (new and old) are having solar panels installed when built or "renewed" as the...
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    Looking for GPU Editors for HardOCP

    Darn, I wish I met the regional requirements... but if in the future you need a person in the Osaka, Japan area, let me know.
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    PC gaming: speakers vs. headphones

    GAH... I accidentally voted wrong I am actually a Headphone Guy ...... own 4 pairs of High End headphones and always looking at more (yeah.. got a small problem). I find different headphones for different situations are best as I never really liked speaker setups (too many blown speakers over...
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    The [H]ardOCP Mini-Giveaway Sponsored by ASUS

    I am not sure if this is still going but..... Smaller is better because I can get good performance and still make it fit behind my TV.
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    Fractal Design Define S Window Midtower Case

    If you like this case but want something a little different (ie where hard drives go, no window etc..) check out the other fractal cases. There are many based off the same overall base design with the options changed (ie.. I have the Fractal Define R5 ... awesome case)
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    Graphics card just died

    Don't waste your money on the 970/980, just get the 980ti and it will last you for at least one more cpu/mb upgrade.