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  1. insane 360

    Riding the Crypto wave

    greetings all, recently started to get my head around mining, been watching it for a long time and kicking myself for not doing anything... long story short, i've started on mining pool hub and just trying with equipment i have on hand (dual xeon x5675) and mining Myriad Coin for fun. i know...
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    A Memorial to Kreij - Holiday 2017 PC build and Giveaway- Congrats to the Winners!!!

    @insane 360 In for the holiday PC giveaway also in for the gift #2 and #1 First thanks for the giveaway, i'm not super active in posting but i lurk and have been keeping up for a long time. this forum has always been my favorite just due to the members that do care. not really a holiday...
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    14 Game Giveaway!

    well first happy birthday to you! kingdoms and wargame looks pretty cool so when i was 17 i worked at a grocery store, one night very late i was gathering up the shopping carts outside and decided to ride one back to the corral because it was so far out. well halfway back i was picking up...
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    A Memorial to Kreij - Holiday 2017 PC build and Giveaway- Congrats to the Winners!!!

    we have the loch norman games and the blowing rock/grandfather mountain scottish games down here in North Carolina. my last name is Duncan, traced out roots to about 1860's for when our family came from scotland. then found out my mother's side which she's from upstate new york, last name of...
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    A Memorial to Kreij - Holiday 2017 PC build and Giveaway- Congrats to the Winners!!!

    @insane 360 Opt in for the Summer 2017 PC (US) in for my family PC also in for gift 1 as the ssd would be awesome thanks to all in this thread you guys are awesome! btw i'm getting ready to have twins (this will be baby 4 and baby5) and our family is thrilled!
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    Giveaway! $50 (x2) for the Steam Summer Sale 2017 (Congrats to the winners)!!!

    I'm in! summer i'm finishing building a new house (have 3 kids with one on the way, needed more space) so i'll be busy moving everything out of storage and getting the family all settled in. btw, awesome give-a-way norton! very cool, and happy birthday to you
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    Giveaway: 1 any game up to 50$(on/from gog.com)

    no need to be sorry pigulici! its awesome you had a giveaway! and congrats HD64G!
  8. insane 360

    Macintosh LC II Mod

    very cool. what you need to game on it would be a gaming pc setup for streaming and just use steam in-home streaming. very cool project!
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    A Memorial to Kreij - Holiday 2017 PC build and Giveaway- Congrats to the Winners!!!

    @insane 360 Forgot to post my name in the other post. thanks again all! amazing group of guys
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    A Memorial to Kreij - Holiday 2017 PC build and Giveaway- Congrats to the Winners!!!

    I'm in and Want Kreij USA PC Cancer has shown its head in my family history (something i'm sure i'll be on the watch for in my future) both my father and grandfather have passed (59 and 62 respectively) and they both touched my life dearly. if it wasn't for my father i wouldn't be in a...
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    Giveaway: 1 any game up to 50$(on/from gog.com)

    Happy birthday to you, and good sense of humor about leveling up. i'll throw my hat in the ring, The Witness looks like a good time, just never have picked it up. last thing to make me happy was my family, we had a great mother's day with my wife and 3 kids. perfect weather and lots of fun...
  12. insane 360

    Ubuntu to switch back to GNOME, drop Unity

    never had any issues other than the amazon crap...but it worked for my uses. i still prefer cinnamon or mate...
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    Which is the best Router with fastest speed and range?

    if budget is no issue, hire a sub contractor from cisco and bring them in to setup the system, just tell them to go overkill on the setup and cut a PO
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    Did our Epson printer get hacked?

    no matter the increase in aggravation to having to sign into/setup a vpn access for users, security of your data/network is key...all it takes is just one guy to destroy it all after a few weeks logging into a vpn will be second nature to everyone
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    AMD's Upcoming Ryzen Line-up Could Feature 6-Core Chips After All

    https://liliputing.com/2017/02/amd-ryzen-chips-coming-march-followed-vega-gpu-q2-2017.html its coming, and its coming pretty soon...don't be so dramatic about it coming out in 2018, maybe AMD is just holding out testing until launch next month for journalist. Vega is coming out closer to...
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    Raspberry Pi Foundation releases operating system for PCs, Macs

    i'm going to give it go for the usb with the persistant option so i can have a working linux on usb...i've not like other options, will give this one a go
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    MP Xeon workstation

    i use a couple of dell precision t7500's (both are dual cpu xeon 6cores with ht) one is servicing as freenas/plex server (soon to be hypervisor for linux and windows vms) the other i'm using a my workstation/main house pc.. do you have any purposes for it? could it replace your home lab and do...
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    Replacement Wireless-AC router for Asus RT-AC66U

    i'm currently running the rt-ac68u and its been rock solid (minus one small firmware glitch late last year) for the past 2 years. honestly if i'm upgrading, i'll build a pf sense box for the router and get a ubiquity or two AC access points to mount on the ceiling at my house. if i'm not...
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    Linux 1st time and forever ?

    i've used elementary OS and mint a lot, at my work i use both windows 7 and 10... most drivers will work under linux the same as windows now a days, kernels get patched and updated regularly so more getting added all the time. best is to pop it on usb drive/ssd and give it a shot like you are...
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    A blog of sorts... (feat. giving CPR to an Athlon XP 3000+ PC)(WARNING: large images)

    to your question of other stuff to build...i'm a sucker for dual cpu xeon builds...i've got two old dell t7500 with dual hexacores... 24 and 32gb of ram...
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    [WTB][US] Norton needs a cheap laptop for a friend in need (On Hold)

    I might also have a lenovo t500, i'm fixing up another laptop for myself, (parts coming in today and tomorrow) the t500 is a 15.4" 4gb of ram and i think a t8600'ish core 2 duo. if you are still looking in a few days let me know.
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    [WTB][US] Norton needs a cheap laptop for a friend in need (On Hold)

    I've got a lenovo sl400, its a 14" with 4gb of ram and a 250~ gb hard drive i believe. its got a run of the mil core 2 duo around 2ghz. pm me if you are interested
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    Gaming or Linux for x3650 M3 or ideas

    yep thats where my freenas box came from, it was just going to be parts but then got a killer deal on a bunch of ecc ram. and thus now i'll run both workstations. good luck with linux, red hat is pretty hot right now in the server world. you could even throw in some KVM training as thats what...
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    Gaming or Linux for x3650 M3 or ideas

    really depends on your use case...you wanting to study up on your red hat certs? maybe a vmware cluster for training? I've got two dell t7500 workstations (dual 6core xeon's) one will be my budget gaming/streaming computer and the other will be a freenas box with lots of harddrives, plus it...
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    IDK what I'm doing.. client/ LAN / networking?

    for the most part that linus video and the 7 gamers one pc...its a bit of a misnomer. the first was 2 computers in a specialized case i think, the 7 gamers 1 pc, it was a dual cpu xeon build with 7 radeon fury's installed and was running unRaid software to virtually setup 7 windows desktops...