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    Microsoft's deal to buy Activison/Blizzard for $67 billion - likely to happen, few obstacles left

    UPDATE 4: FTC appeal in Microsoft/Activision case shows US regulator isn’t giving up yet But stopping the deal from moving forward still looks like an uphill battle. BBC...
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    HighPoint SSD7101A NVMe RAID controller fails unpredictably

    Hi everyone, I'm new in this forum, and I have a huge problem: I bought an HighPoint SSD7101A NVMe RAID controller (PCIe) for my hackintosh (a PC with Mojave running). I built a first raid with 4x Sabrent Rocket NVMe 2TB. After made the raid-0 via WebGUI and formatted in HFS+ in Disk Utility...
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    windows 10 1903 update killed my sound card! what other card can I use?

    hi all. windows ten 1903 update ruined my sound card. yup. It did. not working. oh, the device manager says that the card is working. card is not working. a brand new computer, to replace my older one. win 10. Asus prime z390 motherboard. creative audigy Rx5 sound card. I did a...
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    A dud 8700k? (overclocking, that is)

    I wasn't sure if I should drop this here, or in the overclocking subforum... oh well, here is as good a place as any. Anyway.... Did anyone else get an 8700k and wind up with an overclocking turd? Here I see everyone else getting 5ghz with moderate voltages (1.3 to 1.35v, sometimes lower!)...
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    So I tried Windows 10 as a user...

    Ordinarily I ran Windows 10 as an admin. I had forgotten why. After the Wannacrypt thing, I decided to try Windows 10 as a user again. It was not pretty. The right-click menus kept getting corrupt - something to do with having different levels of scaling on different monitors apparently...
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    Why You are Wrong that VR is Going to Fail

    The crew over at Road to VR have taken up several arguments that I have heard every since we first started covering GPU performance in VR last year. Ben Lang writes about, "The 3 Most Common Arguments Against VR and Why They’re Wrong." I am not going to burst his bubble here and quote out the...
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    Virtual Reality Is Hazardous To Your Health

    This just in, virtual reality can be harmful to your health. Well, at least if you are this guy it can be. Go ahead, point and laugh, he has a headset on so he can't see you anyway.