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    Combining computers for first build

    I'm looking to build my first gaming PC without breaking the bank. I have two computers (specs listed below) from a business I shut down. I'm hoping to be able to combine the parts I have, and buy whatever else is necessary to build a mid-range gaming rig. I've been doing a lot of research, but...
  2. V

    Gaming (until Zen 3) + Small server (Zoneminder) + Router (pfsense) recommendations

    Hello, first time poster, long time lurker here. As the title says I wanted to ask for some advise regarding three builds, compatibility and component recommendations. Have been out of the PC building for a long time now (last PC around the Core 2 Duo). 1. Gaming. Want to buy a build that...
  3. P

    Want a G-synch 24" pref 240hz (Please, no Freesync)

    Posted on Reddit and Antek but no one has even looked at my post for days. So thought I'd stop in here and see if I could get a good answer. Thanks ahead of time. Just did an RMA on the beautiful Dell s2719DGF because I couldn't use G-synch compatibility in Windows 7 plus 27 inch is maybe too...
  4. J

    Building My First PC

    Hello there, as the topic says, I'm building my first PC and appreciate any help. I have been mostly using PCPartPicker and found an outline of a build which I really like and is within my budget. However, as I am not experienced I am asking for help to see if I can getting everything at...
  5. V

    My GPU is self limiting? Nobody has been able to help...can anybody explain why my FPS is so unsteady?

    Hello all! So, I am a very new-to-the-pc scene sort of person and I have had my PC for a good year now at least. I have had a few issues with it over that span of time but nothing that I could not tinker around with and fix. Fast forward to today and I feel as though the level of performance...
  6. 5150Joker

    BenQ XL2746S - 240 Hz 0.5ms DyAc+ with FreeSync/GSync

    Ordered one of these bad boys on Amazon on Sunday and it was originally scheduled for May 14th thanks to the Chinese Coronavirus but it got bumped up to this Sunday so I'm pretty excited to get it. I'm currently using an Asus PG278Q 144 Hz G-Sync display which has served me really well the last...
  7. C

    Vram affecting Card temps

    Does low Vram usage versus high Vram usage in games affect graphics card temps or junction temps much? And to what degree?
  8. R

    China Bans Online Gaming and Chatting Internationally

    Sounds like the great firewall of China just got a little taller. Taiwan news is reporting that China is banning online gaming and chatting to anywhere outside the Great Firewall. "The communist regime is said to have noticed an authority vacuum in online multiplayer games, which enables...
  9. F

    Asus FX533VD is running very slow!

    Hi there, as mentioned in the title, my laptop is very slow especially while gaming, idk what's wrong with it? i ran BF V and it even didn't let me to join the game because of lagging, sometimes when i run the task manager, the disk appears 100% and the memory about 85 - 95 %. I'm gonna buy a...
  10. B

    FS: Nintendo Switch bundle w/ Zelda, Mario Kart, Mario Odyssey, Skyrim, Xenoblade, Civ 6 + other stuff (DFW-TX)

    No interest in parting out at the moment Original Switch / Joycons Dock & Power Adapter Carrying Case Zelda BOTW Mario Kart 8 Super Mario Odyssey Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Skyrim Civilization 6 RCM Jig (Never used!) Mario Bluetooth Remote Joycon Remote Have most of the Game Cases I haven't...
  11. T

    HOT - Razer - DeathAdder Elite Wired Optical Gaming Mouse with Chroma Lighting $25

    Grabbing one of these as well. https://www.bestbuy.com/site/razer-deathadder-elite-wired-optical-gaming-mouse-with-chroma-lighting-black/5588909.p?skuId=5588909
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    HOT - TODAY ONLY- Razer BlackWidow Essential Wired Gaming Mechanical Green Switch Keyboard $55

    I put in for one myself! https://www.bestbuy.com/site/razer-blackwidow-essential-wired-gaming-mechanical-razer-green-switch-keyboard-with-back-lighting-black/6358612.p?skuId=6358612
  13. ibex333

    Is VR even worth it?

    My B-Day is coming up and I want to make myself a present. Whatever in $500-700 range should be ok, IF it's actually worth it. I did a quick Google search, and it doesn't look like theres very many "good" VR games out there.. i'm talking truly AAA titles like Fallout 4 or Resident Evil 7. I...
  14. Darkswordz

    FS: Gaming PC - Ryzen 2700X, Local Pickup

    I'm selling this custom-built gaming PC. :smug: CPU: Ryzen 2700X w/ Wraith Prism Mobo: MSI X470 Gaming Plus GPU: MSI Gaming GTX 1070 8GB RAM: 16GB G.Skill PC3000 CL15 SSD: Inland 512GB M.2 NVME PSU: EVGA 600W 80+ Case: Corsair Carbide 175R Fans: 2x 140mm; 1x 120mm OS: Windows 10 Pro Price...
  15. S

    Building New Gaming Machine!

    Hello everyone! I am not sure if this is the right place to post it, but if not, please someone move it. As I am building my new gaming pc and I am not so familiar with it, I'd like to ask for help. A few details about pc: Budget: ~1050$ without cpu (I already bought i5 9600k cuz it was a...
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    Today Only! Acer Nitro 5 - 15.6" - Ryzen 5 - 8GB RAM - Radeon RX 560 - 1Tb HD - $499.99

    Best Buy Deal of the Day: https://www.bestbuy.com/site/acer-nitro-5-15-6-gaming-laptop-amd-ryzen-5-8gb-memory-amd-radeon-rx-560x-1tb-hard-drive-black/6301650.p?skuId=6301650
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    $600 Build

    So I got a nephew that really wants a PC. He wants to build it and it would be his first. He has saved about $400 and he is only 14. He's a really good kid and his parents aren't poor but are lower middle class. I'm looking to help him out a little. I really dont think you can do a decent...
  18. S

    Not Recognized By Monitor

    Hi, I have built a PC with the following specs: RAM - CRUCIAL 8GB PC4-19200U DDR4-2400MHZ x2 CPU - Intel Core i5-9400F Coffee Lake 6-Core 2.9 GHz (4.1 GHz Turbo) GPU - ZOTAC GeForce GTX 1070 Mini 8GB Motherboard - MSI B360M PRO-VDH LGA 1151 SSD - Crucial MX500 250GB SSD SSD - WD Blue 3D NAND...
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    500 BYOC Gamer Reunion

    Tickets are ON SALE NOW!!! For over 17 years, LANFest has been hosting events across the US. We are a community of passionate gamers raising money for local charities. Get ready for 3 days of ultimate gaming LANFest-style. You are personally invited to attend LFG (LANFest Gaming). The family...
  20. Etherton

    (Reduced) MSI Stealth Pro GS73 7RE - 17.3" Gaming Laptop

    References: Heatware and FM. SOLD @ $599 shipped lower 48. No offers or trades at this time. Thanks! Going to go ahead and list this one too. No issues with it and will have a fresh install of Windows 10. It just comes with the laptop and PSU (power brick). I just want something smaller. Might...
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    Looking to get a RTX 2080 Super - which would be best...?

    Looking to upgrade from my GTX 980 to do better 4k gaming (currently using a Samsung 4K 48" JS9000) Amazon has a couple cards that are looking to be in stock shortly: Gigabyte GV-N208SGAMING Zotac ZT-T20820D-10P It's been a while since I've gotten a new video card and I'm looking forward to...
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    [MassiveLAN Party] Summer 2019 - Jul 12-14 - Hamburg, NY - 400 BYOC Seats

    MassiveLAN will be supporting WNY Heroes as their charity. When you buy a seat, you get a whole weekend of gaming with friends, tournaments, chances to win prizes, and all proceeds go to charity. PC, console and board games will be available. There is not a better way to do it all! LANFest is...
  23. D

    Thoughts on Better Monitor than 2015 55" JS9000

    Would love to hear peoples thoughts as to what is better than the Samsung JS9000 55" I have been doing a lot more FPS and it would be great to have lower input lag, better colors and be able to take advantage of my 2080ti to its maximum potential. For me 55" seems to be the sweetspot. I do not...
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    Looking to price my gaming rig to sell

    What do you guys think a fair price for this rig would be? CASE: NZXT H500 MOBO: Asus TUF Z370-Plus PROC: 8600K MEM: 16GB Corsair Vengeance LP VC: Evga 1070 PSU: Corsair 650W SSD1: OCZ 120GB SSD2: Samsung Evo 1TB SSD3: Samsung Evo 1TB
  25. DooKey

    Apple's Reinvention as a Services Company Starts for Real Monday

    There have been rumors flying all around about Apple moving towards services to expand their pocket books even more and the folks over at Bloomberg are saying all of the official announcements are coming Monday. If you think about it this move makes sense because iPhones are starting to reach a...
  26. AlphaAtlas

    PlayStation Introduces State of Play Broadcast

    Last year, Sony dropped out of E3 for fairly nebulous reasons, and canceled their annual Playstation Experience event. The announcement left many wondering what Sony would replace the events with, and today, it seems that the company took some notes from their competition. Mirroring the periodic...
  27. AlphaAtlas

    Unreal Engine is Getting Destructable Environment Support

    High-quality destructible environments seem like something that should be standard in 2019, but even today, it's a relatively rare thing to find in a game. It was a headlining feature Red Faction: Guerilla back in 2009, and a prominent feature in the recently released Crackdown 3, but detailed...
  28. AlphaAtlas

    CD Projekt Red Reiterates Plan to Release 2 Games by 2021

    In post by an official CD PROJEKT Moderator on their forums, the company re-iterated its promise to "release a second AAA game by 2021." The Polish company started teasing Cyberpunk 2077 way back in 2012, and the game still doesn't have a release window, but just what else the company is working...
  29. AlphaAtlas

    All Digital Xbox One S Could Launch May 7

    Following up on previous reports claiming that Microsoft could unveil a disc-less Xbox One in April, Windows Central allegedly got their hands on some photographs of the upcoming console, and recreated them in Photoshop to protect their source. "Additional documents" they obtained suggest that...
  30. cageymaru

    Linux Gaming Across 9 Distros [Review in Progress]

    Jason Evangelho of Forbes has started a Linux series where he reviews various Linux distributions (distros) for ease of use and performance in regards to Linux gaming. Jason's series isn't about just running benchmarks as he asks questions that everyday users would need to find out. Where am I...
  31. AlphaAtlas

    Digital Foundry Analyzes Google's Stadia Platform

    Following Google's "Stadia" game streaming service announcement yesterday, Digital Foundry decided to take a closer look at the hardware behind the platform. Google says they use a "Custom 2.7GHz hyper-threaded x86 CPU with AVX2 SIMD and 9.5MB L2+L3 cache," and while they didn't mention the...
  32. AlphaAtlas

    Anthem Was Bioware's Second Best Launch

    Following their trouble with Mass Effect: Andromeda, Bioware has a lot riding on their last big release: Anthem. Recent reports of low physical sales, as well as mixed feedback from the players in the game, suggested that the title might not be doing particularly well. However, a recent report...
  33. cageymaru

    Google GDC 2019 Gaming Announcement

    Here is the Google GDC gaming announcement. Gather around as we unveil Google's vision for the future of gaming at #GDC19.
  34. AlphaAtlas

    Otherside Teases System Shock 3

    We haven't heard much about Otherside's upcoming System Shock sequel recently. They teased the game back in 2016, and have released a few other screenshots and some concept art, but the devs just made a bigger reveal. At Unity's GDC's keynote this year, Otherside Entertainment showed off some...
  35. AlphaAtlas

    MSI Expected to Overtake Samsung in the Curved Monitor Market

    A recent report from Digitimes claims that MSI could soon steal the rather specific title of "world's largest supplier of curved gaming monitors" from Samsung in 2019. While flat monitors have dominated "gaming monitor" sales in the past, MSI claims that curved monitors accounted for about 60%...
  36. AlphaAtlas

    JPMorgan Chase Uses AI Powered Video Game as a Recruitment Tool

    Recent reports claim that JPMorgan Chase are trialing "neuroscience-based video games" from pymetrics as a intern recruiting tool. The games supposedly assess applicants' "social, cognitive and behavioral features, such as attention, memory and altruism," and attempt to identify what job the...
  37. nicklemarr

    FS/FT: Acer Aspire 7 Gaming Laptop

    My Heat. Shipping with insurance to 48 contiguous. Local discount, of course. Anything outside of that just PM me. Payment method flexible, though I'd like to save us both fees so idk. Laptop manufacture date is 09/06/2018 as seen in one of the following pictures. Stock Retail...
  38. AlphaAtlas

    Supernova Buys Shadow Warrior Developer

    Flying Wild Hog released Shadow Warrior 2 back in 2016, but we haven't heard much from the series' developer since then. However, the studio just announced that they were acquired by an investment firm. Game studios don't always fare well once they're bought out, but Supernova Capital was...
  39. AlphaAtlas

    Hunt Showdown is On Sale at The Humble Store

    As we've noted before, Hunt Showdown is one of the best looking, and best playing, multiplayer shooters around, and it gets better with every update. While it normally goes for $30 (and will likely be even more expensive once it leaves early access), the Humble Store has the Cryengine-based...
  40. AlphaAtlas

    Epic Games Denies Client Spying Accusations

    This week, users on Reddit accused Epic Games of spying on their customers through the Epic Games Store software. Among other things, the thread accuses the Epic client of making a copy of Steam's localconfig.vdf, sending hardware information and a list of running processes to Epic, and...
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