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    Tt eSports and TechPowerUp Bring You New Level 10 M Giveaway

    sweeeeet! :rockout: ... another great contest from my top tech site!
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    SILVERSTONE ST45SF-G 450W enough for my build?

    450 watt? for $100!!!.. that is not wise or cheap. (plus, Newegg user rating 3 out of 5 stars... very bad) right now you can get a 750 watt Corsair modular for $104 after $25 rebate: Corsair 750 watt modular PSU ** 5 star rating by over 700 users and i have personally used a few of these...
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    Which cable for 1920x1080 120hz?

    yes, build quality DOES make a difference... for standard dvd or net surfing you can use standard or cheap cables. BUT... if you are running hardcore HD gaming or blu-ray then invest in high quality cables. i have a 120mhz 47inch screen running games 1920x1080 native... tried...
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    Is my PSU enough?

    three most likely causes: 1. cpu overheating (heatsink not flush or improper thermal paste application) 2. software/driver installation issue 3. memory issue. first, remove power, then open case and ensure ALL items are connected properly. memory, video card, cables. remove and reconnect if...
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    Cooler Master Scout 2 Camo Edition

    like the work... excellent camo paint! thanks for sharing!
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    Anyone can upgrade to Windows 8 Pro for $14.99.

    Important!!! Win 8 is fine... but is not problem free. not exactly user friendly for PC... definitely geared toward tablets/mobile. best item PC users can install: Classic Shell http://classicshell.sourceforge.net/ it's free, robust, and easy to use. * restores start menu...
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    Lucky 13 - NZXT Phantom featuring the new Primochill Compression Tube Res!

    never was a fan of that case... but you make it look fk'n amazing! lol nice work with colors and lighting... thanks for sharing ;)
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    SSD Alignment ok But bad Performance :(

    normal... your AS SSD numbers are normal for an OCZ Solid 3 Solid 3 spec sheet from OCZ: http://www.ocztechnology.com/res/manuals/OCZ_Solid3_Product_sheet.pdf a better benchmark for 'real world' performance is the ATTO Benchmark...
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    Steelseries siberia v2 white

    clean?... not advised. best option is 'return'. appears chemicals in the environment are damaging the cable coating... not easy to fix. IMPORTANT: even IF you can return/fix, you need to find source of chemical damage or your risk damaging cable again. if you must 'fix' the cable try bleach...
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    Crysis 3 single player interactive demo

    Crysis 1... brilliant work of technology and design :toast: Crysis 2... epic failure on every level... biggest pile of steaming shit EVER!:mad: Crysis 3... last chance at redemption. Fk this up the entire series is lost. :shadedshu so far looking good... better graphics, improved AI...
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    Computer will turn on but can't seem to go past post

    baby steps... does the motherboard have a video port (dvi/vga/hdmi) ? if so, remove video card and try to use onboard video. at this time it is best we wait till the machine is available to continue thread.
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    Computer will turn on but can't seem to go past post

    Kreij is correct... one step at a time... 1. what EXACTLY is happening? does it hang on post? blank screen? keeps rebooting? 2. IF it may have been GPU related earlier... can you remove GPU and use onboard video?
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    Editorial More People Use Desktop Speakers than Headsets for Gaming: TechPowerUp Poll Trend

    Headset FTW! Speakers are nice... and IF you can set up a room properly with surround the experience is impressive! however, a good 5.1 headset is priceless. Positional in-game audio is unbeatable. you WILL hear sound that your speaker friends cannot catch. This is a constant for me in...
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    We've lost

    lost? the only thing 'lost' is my "GD Mutha Fk'n dignity"... for watching that clip :shadedshu nothing against consoles... these days the console IS 'comparable' to a pc... 'comparable' as in mini-cooper to Hummer! personally prefer mouse/keyboard, better graphics, advanced menus, lots...
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    [WTB] Thermaltake Flare Board (gaming keypad)

    bump'n still need a Flare :cool:
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    [WTB] Thermaltake Flare Board (gaming keypad)

    bumpster still looking for Thermaltake Flare board... any condition. thanks ;)
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    [WTB] Thermaltake Flare Board (gaming keypad)

    bumpity yes, i know the odds are one in a million... but gotta try lol
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    [WTB] Thermaltake Flare Board (gaming keypad)

    yes, i know this sounds crazy... but it is my preferred gaming device. Will consider any condition. Thanks go out to TPU forums for years of great service :rockout: heatware: s{orpion ebay: brandon2u 63/100%
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    EVGA Rolls Out Precision X - The Ultimate GeForce Controller

    thank you Cyras! 'mirror' scanned and tested... working GREAT! you ROCK! :rockout: tried downloading from evga over a dozen times... slow as HELL (9-29kbs)... and always failed or corrupted. :banghead:
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    [FS] (2 pack SLi) EVGA NVIDIA GeForce 580 GTX Superclocked COD Black Ops Edition

    got cards? assuming he has a LOT of these cards... sold 2 of 4 last month on ebay... now selling 2 of 4 again here... odd. http://www.ebay.com/itm/Gently-Used-EVGA-NVIDIA-GeForce-580-GTX-Superclocked-and-COD-Black-Ops-Edition-/270904296080 same description same pricing same physical location...
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    [FS] (2 pack SLi) EVGA NVIDIA GeForce 580 GTX Superclocked COD Black Ops Edition

    Warranty Note: Though warrantied in his name they can be 'unregistered' once sold... this allows the new owner to register the cards. bump for nice cards :toast: if you ever decide to sell separately i am interested in single card.
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    NVIDIA GTX 680 Cartoon, not everybody is happy with Kepler...

    performance? some early leaked numbers show basic DX11 performance about 10-15% better... but many other benches show a negative 20-25% result. ouch! :wtf: did not paint a pretty picture. those were alpha drivers... hopefully they can work a miracle before launch.
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    TPU Mobile App

    IF there was going to be one Android is the logical choice for launch... those who don't have time to check TPU during daily routine they will appreciate mobile app.
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    whats the best way to get heatspreaders off ram?

    one word: don't! there is not 'safe' way... all methods have risk. memory is dirt cheap... easier to 'buy new'. but... if you MUST... ** do not use heat or chemicals. ** if you have a good razor knife (like xacto) or a good razor blade... use it to carefully separate the spreader from ram...
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    SKYRIM and Fallout 3 Conceptual Artist Adam Adamowicz Has Passed.

    :( a brilliant man and visionary... truly gifted artist! his work will be deeply missed on future titles. Thanks you Adam for everything cheers mate :toast: