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  1. thebluebumblebee

    [US] Intel Core i7-10700 $325

    Save $200, buy a better GPU and match the performance of the i9-10900K with "Max Turbo". LINK
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    Out of Stock: Power Supplies, Motherboards, & Video Card Shortage Explained, Restock Dates

    I don't like posting about what other sites are or have done, but every once in a while, someone posts something so good that I think we should all pay attention. Although Steve's playing with his hair DRIVES ME NUTS, I was able to get past that by playing solitaire through out the whole video...
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    Won't boot with XMP

    My brother's system won't boot correctly with 4 sticks on XMP. It will with 2 (one kit) and both kits work by themselves with XMP. Works fine on 4 sticks without XMP (DDR3-1600) RAM: Patriot Viper 3 16GB (2 x 8GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1866 (PC3 15000) Desktop Memory Model PV316G186C0K...
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    Fractal Introduces the Define 7 and Define 7 XL

    Copied directly from their news release: Introducing Define 7 and Define 7 XL Featuring the most comprehensive refinement of design elements yet, the Define 7 brings a new body to the long established Define series while staying true to its heritage as a solid platform for the silent PC...
  5. thebluebumblebee

    [US] Ryzen 5 3600X $195

    Three days only. Deal ends midnight Sunday. Basically, it's $20 more than what the Ryzen 5 3600 is selling for. Link
  6. thebluebumblebee

    [US] Reeven Okeanos CPU Cooler $50

    LINK Reviewed here on TPU: https://www.techpowerup.com/review/reveen-okeanos/ $30 markdown, no MIR, beats the D15 And, no RGB!
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    Ryzen 9 3950X reviews are live!

    .... and it's a stud. (with some product placement mockery thrown in)
  8. thebluebumblebee

    JonnyGuru talks about power supplies

    I found this to be very informative. I wish that everyone would watch this before posting a question about PSU's.
  9. thebluebumblebee

    Wi-Fi adapter disappears with Clear Linux install

    System was running Mint, but I wanted to try Clear as I was having problems with that Mint install. Booted from live USB AND IT SAW (and used) THE WI-FI ADAPTER which just happens to be an Intel adapter. Once I installed and rebooted, Clear can not find the adapter! Edit: IIRC, I had the...
  10. thebluebumblebee

    PSU price trends when there are newly introduced CPU/GPU's

    I've suspected this over time, but never pursued proof. Then I ran into this today: That is the price history of the Seasonic FOCUS series SSR-450FM 450W 80 + Gold Power Supply. Notice that it is elevated at Newegg at the exact same time as AMD introduced their new Ryzen's and Radeon 5700's...
  11. thebluebumblebee

    Make my own or retail NAS?

    I need a NAS. I don't know if I need it to have "media" abilities. I have gathered 4 NAS HDD's for this with the original intent on just using the on board RAID on one of my Linux Crunching boxes. But I've been seeing an Intel RAID Controller RS25AB080 on CL ($200) and I know that it's...
  12. thebluebumblebee

    [US] Seasonic S12III 650 watt for $33

    After a $25 MIR that is. This is the non-modular version. Link
  13. thebluebumblebee

    [US] New!! Fractal Design Arc Midi $40

    Another blast from the past. The 3 x 140 mm fans are almost worth the cost. (I wonder if these were in NCIX's warehouse?) Fractal Design Arc Midi
  14. thebluebumblebee

    [US] New Fractal Design Define R3!!! $60

    Wonder if they found some of these somewhere??? No history at PcPartPicker in the last 2 years. I would suggest NOT hesitating if you happened to want one of these. Link
  15. thebluebumblebee

    [US] MSI GTX 1060 GAMING 6G $200

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    [US] Seasonic FOCUS Plus Series SSR-850FX $60

    Seasonic FOCUS Plus Series SSR-850FX
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    [US] Seasonic FOCUS series 750W 80 + Gold, Semi-Modular $48

    Seasonic FOCUS series SSR-750FM 750W 80 + Gold Power Supply, Semi-Modular, ATX12V/EPS12V, Compact 140 mm Size, 7 yr warranty Receive a $20 prepaid card by mail from Seasonic! Offer expires on 12/24/18. Limit 1 per household
  18. thebluebumblebee

    [US] Ryzen 7 1700X for only $149.99

    https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?item=N82E16819113429 Deal ends Sunday
  19. thebluebumblebee

    [WTB][US] Phanteks Power Splitter

    Have one of these you don't want? I really don't want to buy another PSU... https://www.techpowerup.com/217858/phanteks-announces-power-splitter-with-patented-isolated-dual-system-technology
  20. thebluebumblebee

    [US] RYZEN 7 1700 for $220 after $30 MIR

    Link There are also combo deals with this CPU.
  21. thebluebumblebee

    [US] Seasonic FOCUS 550W $40!!!

    This PSU is all that is needed to run almost all single GPU systems. Link
  22. thebluebumblebee

    [US] Seagate FireCuda Gaming SSHD 2TB $85

    https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822178996 IMHO, this is one of the best ways to save some money on a new build, by skipping the SSD/HDD configuration and using one of these that essentially have an 8 GB SSD built in. You still get quick boot times, but maybe not quite as...
  23. thebluebumblebee

    [US] SeaSonic M12II 620 Bronze Full Modular $40

    After a $20 MIR. Free shipping. Expires Monday. https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817151095
  24. thebluebumblebee

    Dependency is not satisfiable: python-support (>0.90.0) SOLVED

    I'm trying to install FAHControl on a new Mint 18.1 install and I get that error. I tried sudo apt-get upgrade but that did not fix it. Software manager says that python version 2.7.11-1 is installed. :confused:
  25. thebluebumblebee

    [US] Scythe MUGEN Max $37

    https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=9SIA9ZH3S91415&ignorebbr=1&nm_mc=KNC-GoogleMKP-PC&cm_mmc=KNC-GoogleMKP-PC-_-pla-_-CPU+Cooling-_-9SIA9ZH3S91415&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIpeSdidj_1gIVApR-Ch3JXQvUEAYYASABEgKnjPD_BwE&gclsrc=aw.ds And thanks to @John Naylor for pointing this out.