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    A Tale of broken laptops, trades, and epic wins :D

    Cloth pad is a perfect match for the G403/G703, low noise and low friction despite G403 being 'unsupported' the pad is both charging it, and working as the receiver
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    *TPU's Gaming Headphone/Headset Thread*

    i had some command/3M hooks around the house, they hold the headphones just fine on the wall... now to find one that doesnt 'hook' into the fabric head rest and i'm set (and if i find one the right shape/size etc i'll just stick that on the front of the case and call it a day)
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    *TPU's Gaming Headphone/Headset Thread*

    cheap, would work... IMO would look terrible :P i'll look up similar designs tho, thanks for the headstart
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    *TPU's Gaming Headphone/Headset Thread*

    Hey guys, question NZXT headphone puck would look awesome on the front of my white fractal R5 case - but the front panels plastic not metal (my headphones fold flat, so for storage/charging it's a perfect location) anyone got ideas for a similar headphone puck that doesnt use magnets, or an...
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    A Tale of broken laptops, trades, and epic wins :D

    Just won a competition on the logitech facebook page, won myself the powerplay wireless charging mousepad worth $150 Au ... and its compatible with my logitech G403, winnnnaaaaaar!
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    Installing drivers, do you reboot after each one or install them all then reboot once?

    With windows 10 i often dont even bother with the reboot run all the installers at once, including my bulk VCredist, DX9, and dotnet installers, my commonly used programs (potplayer, MPC-HC, chrome) and then just fire up games or benchmarks before i even reboot a very small amount of...
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    Windows 10 Build 17093 Causing problems with system. Send Help!

    Could this be related to the buggy spectre/meltdown patches everyone was unhappy about? You do have a 4000 series intel, which was one of the affected models.
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    Just got an FX8300 Black edition today.

    pretty sure they thermal throttle around that range, depending on if its reading core temp or socket temp - 60-70C would be in the throttling range (and the VRMs can cause throttling as well, even if temps are lower... you need to run something like IBT and see if the scores drop between runs)...
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    Just got an FX8300 Black edition today.

    The FX series has a bad reputation for being power hungry, hot, and misleading on the core counts. Also with that high a power draw dont forget to check your VRM temps, often you'll throttle CPU performance down despite it being 'cold' because the VRM's are the ones throttling you (and very few...
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    Application blocked from accessing Graphics hardware

    if the rams running above 2133Mhz, its overclocked on ryzen
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    MSI Outs Socket AM4 Motherboard BIOS Updates for "Raven Ridge" APU Support

    i've been on the beta bios with raven ridge support on the x370 gaming pro for a few months now, and its quite a stable BIOS - MSI have removed a bunch of pointless features and slimmed it down a nice amount. ... the files are only available to be flashed from within the UEFI itself from a...
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    Application blocked from accessing Graphics hardware

    i had similar issues when my OC wasnt totally stable, and my specs arent that different to yours go back and double check long term stability of your CPU OC and RAM OC (remember that ryzen doesnt officially support 3200Mhz)
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    E8500 + gt 730.... too bad performance?

    all codec packs are horrible, the end. Try the onboard video instead of the nvidia card (if it has one) - using different hardware may have work around the problem
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    Now that new motherboard supports M.2

    M.2 is great - its just taht everything is designed for slow mechanical drives, so you dont often see that speed in real world use (think games that load slow because of CPU code, or waiting on network - the drive cant use its full speed)
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    Now that new motherboard supports M.2

    you probably wont feel a difference between them at all