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  1. BirdyNV

    Finally Joined the Linux Community..need advice

    Hey, just installed Ubuntu 16.04 and was wondering how i can secure it, and what are some of the best applications to use for multimedia use?
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    Swapping Cases!

    Okay so, I'm not complaining about my Thermaltake RX-1, its been a loyal case. But I think it is time for me to mix things up. I'm tied here. Between a Zalman Z11 NEO, the Sharkoon BW9000-W, or an NZXT Gamma Classic Black. What do y'all think?
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    Phone Gamepad Bluetooth Issues

    So bought this Gamepad for my phone (android) but no matter what, i cannot pair it correctly to my phone. Read instructions (which are directly translated from chinese) and it still doesn't work properly. Please help.
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    Bottlenecking, lately when I see people build PC's they are always worried about "bottlenecking" or when they get poor performance in a video game they blame their PC having a "bottleneck". The stigma that anything low to mid-range being a "bottleneck" is grinding my gears, "I'm building a PC...
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    Shield TV Keyboard Support?

    Curious if I can connect a keyboard to my Shield TV, is it possible?
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    Gigabyte AM4 Motherboard Leaked

    http://www.eteknix.com/gigabytes-first-amd-am4-motherboard-pictured/ This is very promising for their B350 chipset :)
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    HBM Question

    Now, because HBM is memory I decided to post here. So with HBM, what advantage would this have over GDDR5 for rendering purposes?
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    Video Editing Rig

    http://pcpartpicker.com/list/h4B34C I know I could do it cheaper, but I want to do it for me. You know? I have a modest gaming build, but I want a badass video editing rig.
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    Server+ Certification

    So I am planning on going to take my Server Plus Cert. I have done the 640, 642, 646, and 236. And did fairly well in those courses. Should I do it?
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    easy way to stay awake?

    Hello, so I have a long day ahead of me and need some help staying wake,
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    Overclocking Athlon X4 880K

    Been trying to OC my 880k, but cannot get it past 4.2 Ghz. Tried touching my FSB, and honestly I don't know how to use voltages when it comes to OC'ing. Help?
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    Is This TV Really 1080p?

    So found this on Newegg*, was gonna buy it after class today.. But then I saw this, and it just confused the hell out of me.
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    Best A88X Board?

    Was looking at updating one of my brothers PC's back home, get him onto FM2+ since he was still on FM1. Which is the best A88X board? (does plan on overclocking) Has an 860K on standby.
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    Anyone Playing Tamriel Online?

    Just very curious as to whether anyone is playing Skyrim with the Tamriel Online mod?
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    Hmmm I Think So

    http://bit.ly/2bdSl0X A 6 Core workstation for 389 dollars? Oooooh the shenanigans that would be in store. What would you guys do with this? Scavenge or mod?
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    RX-480 vs GTX 970

    So while this isn't really a question for comparison more like spotting some BS on the interwebs. http://gpuboss.com/gpus/Radeon-RX-480-vs-GeForce-GTX-970 Soooooooo does this look fishy to anyone else?
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    Anybody have issues with 880K?

    My friend back home has been telling me how his 880K is hitting like 88C during the startup, and as soon as he loads his OS it crashes, I honestly don't know what could be causing his CPU to hit 88C, booted into safe mode (Windows 7 Professional) and tried to see what was going on when we...
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    Project Roommate

    So my roommate has decided to get a PC. Thing is he is an AMD fanboy to the extreme, so I decided to add some candy to what he already had. He has the case, CPU, and motherboard already, what do you guys think? Leading him astray or giving him a good deal? (Never installed a liquid cooled GPU...
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    Windows Server 2008 70-646..?

    Any tips for this course?
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    Can someone help me with my understanding of DSR I read the article on NVidias website but it still doesn't make much sense to me. Does your monitor need to support it or is it gonna work regardless? Because that might be a deciding factor on what I end up getting for a screen (or scrapping what...
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    GTX 1060/1070 Laptops..

    I mean I understand the performance premium, I get it but how can you justify a 1060 (m?) equipped laptop being nearly 2000 dollars? That's madness! http://www.nextpowerup.com/news/29727/notebooks-with-gtx-1060-and-gtx-1070-listed-online-here-are-the-prices/
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    Project Xenoplague Updates and Recommendations

    So the last thread got a bit uh, toxic. So new thread, Project Xenoplague is gonna be my first foray into content creation. Haven't decided what programs I want to install yet, but I know I will be using OBS, and perhaps Vegas. I have a passion for short films and animated shorts, so it would be...
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    First Serious PC Build - Suggestions?

    Currently saving for my first PC, any suggestions for change in this build I have? I think it's pretty nice. What do you guys think? It will be used for light content creation, and heavy gaming usage. (also apologies if this is the wrong thread to post this in) update: Planning on Windows 10 Pro...