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  1. WhiteNoise

    gaming and youtube

    So my daughter has been wanting to record, edit and post gaming videos to Youtube for awhile now. I wasn't really into this but the wife finally caved and said ok. (We plan to let her do it but the videos will be private until we feel going public is ok. Anyways I can google this but I thought...
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    Added a new tube amp to my collection.

    Tubes aren't for everyone but for some...tubes are everything. I found this very sweet sounding Golden Tube SE-40 that has been fully upgraded by Sonic Craft with their SE40REL+ upgrade. These amps were notorious for sounding sweet and failing; hence the upgrade performed by Sonic Craft. Now...
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    Replaced my Rotel 1092 with another cd player

    I picked up a gem this past week in the form of the Audio Space CDP-8A w/ level 1 mod by cullencircuits. I always loved the Rotel and it's sound but the Audio Space is on a whole other level. This thing sounds beautiful. Clarity, depth, open, and rich come to mind. This is CD bliss. Vacuum...
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    Fan controller for server cabinet?

    Hey gang. I have a 42u Server Cab and I'm currently running 4x 120mm fans mounted to the top of the cab that plug into an AC power strip built into my cab. What I would like is a fan controller that allows fans with AC plugs to be attached. So far I have not had much luck. I would love...
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    Look what I found

    I was going through my parts bin last night looking for some Xeon chips I know I have when I came across a brand new nvidia quadro 290. I forgot I had this. I never did find a use for it back when it was actually worth something.
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    You know you are lazy when...

    The last few years I found that every time I build a new gaming rig I buy a new case. Not because I need a new case but because I can't be bothered to remove all the stuff installed in the case. This is a new form of lazy for me. It's just easier to put one PC together than to remove all the...
  7. WhiteNoise

    i5 2500K vs i5 4570?

    So my kid's gaming rig currently has a 2500K at 4.5Ghz but sitting on my desk at home is a brand new 4570 NON K that I have had for quite some time. It is brand new and originally I was going to build a PC with it but that never happened. Considering it is a locked chip, do you think it's worth...
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    Upgraded to a GTX 1080 Ti from a GTX 1080 and wow.

    Ever since moving into the 4k world it has been a love hate relationship. 4K looks...fantastic. Games playing in 4k look...fantastic. Most games that I play can be played in 4K with ultra settings without a hitch. Some games cannot. BF1 is a prime example. 6600k @ 4.5Ghz, 32GB DDR4 3000, and a...
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    Extending the range of the Oculus

    My normal play area is right in front of my desk and that particular spot is fairly small. 3 foot wide by 5 foot deep. It is doable but certain games like Super Hot are impossible to play without punching something around the play area. So about 10 feet away in the same room is a much larger...
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    Lone Echo

    Is OMG amazing. (I sound like my daughter typing that) but damn...I just played about an hour and I wish I didn't have to go to bed for work. This game is...incredible. Visually this game is stunning. This is what VR is all about. This is why I purchased the Oculus. Now I just have to get...
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    You pick the game giveaway!! Part IV

    I'm back with another great giveaway! I know its been several months since my last giveaway but it's back so lets get rolling. I'm going to let this thread run until Wednesday (July 12th) at 8 PM PST. Each person is to pick one game that they really want (with a max value up to $60) and at 8 PM...
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    Looking for a Co-Op Scifi 3rd or 1st person title...

    Anyone know of one? Something ME style with a story would be cool. Looking because my buddy wants to play something like this but I have no real idea on whats out there and coop. Not really looking for a straight FPS game but more adventure/action.
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    You pick the game giveaway!! Part III

    --------------------------------------This contest is over------------------------------------------- I'm back with another great giveaway! I know its been 4 months since my last giveaway but it's back so lets get rolling. I'm going to let this thread run until Wednesday (April 5th) at 8 PM...
  14. WhiteNoise

    Conan Exiles (A survival game....yet again)

    I haven't seen anyone mention this yet so I want to post and see who is playing, discuss the game etc. Conan Exiles https://conanexiles.com/ Developed by Funcom Steam EA Cost: $29.99 (Geenman has a discount code for $6 off at the time of this post) https://www.reddit.com/r/ConanExiles/ The...
  15. WhiteNoise

    Need a cheap android phone

    Hey gang, I placed my Mother in law on our phone plan so she will have access to a cell phone. She currently buys those pay as you go deals. So I'm going to pay for her to have a phone and be on an unlimited plan as a gift for Christmas. I'm in need of a very cheap android phone. She is 80+...
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    You pick the game giveaway!! Part II

    I want to do a give away. I'm going to let this thread run until Saturday night (Nov. 19th) at Midnight PST. Each person is to pick one game that they really want and at midnight Saturday night I will place everyone's name into a random name picker online. The winner will be posted and have 24...
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    You pick the game...giveaway!

    I want to do a give away. I'm going to let this thread run until Saturday night at Midnight PST. Each person is to pick one game that they really want and at midnight tonight I will place everyone's name into a random name picker online. The winner will be posted and have 24 hours to claim their...
  18. WhiteNoise

    Mad Max on sale at Steam $17.99

    Pretty good deal considering it rarely drops below retail price. Sale is good for another 20 hours. I've held off until now to get this but I couldn't pass up this deal. $17.00 (my mistake) http://store.steampowered.com/app/234140/
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    Lets see your headphone stations

    Mine is quite simple at the moment as I recently moved into another home and I'm just running a basic setup at my desk. I have spent thousands of dollars in the past 4 years on headphone equipment but sold off the $1500+ amp and such because nothing matches (that I have tried) this headphone...
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    GTX 1080 Results thread.

    Picked up my GTX 1080 earlier today. After much benching of my GTX 980 reference card...and a lot of Jameson.....here are my results: (I have not overclocked the GTX1080 as of yet.) First off a shot of my Zotac GTX 980 compared to my EVGA GTX 1080 FE: The 980 is a bit dusty... This is kinda...
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    EVGA 780i SLI....any newish video cards work with it?

    I wasn't sure if I should put this here or in the video card section but here goes... I have loads of PC parts laying around and decided to kit together a PC for my daughter to game on. Her computer is terrible. I found my old EVGA 780i SLI motherboard. I bought this new back in 2008 and it...
  22. WhiteNoise

    need input on building video editing / streaming / audio recording PC

    Hey guys! I have a friend who wants to start recording music (bass guitar) using a PC and he also wants to be able to stream live as well as record video that he can upload to the web. I guess he will be doing interviews and streaming and or uploading for people to view. I can build a kick...
  23. WhiteNoise

    Black Desert Online

    I'm wondering who is playing this and how do you like it? I've been waiting for this NA release for several years now and so far it has lived up to all of my expectations; cash shop aside. I'm currently playing on the Edan server. My family name is Croaker if anyone else plays on that server...
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    Best PC 5.1 speaker kits?

    Just wondering what some of you like. Before anyone pipes in with our normal response. I have loads of stereo equipment, a home theater, amps, dacs etc...all sorts of quality audio components and speakers. I even have extra gear that i could use if I wanted to do a 2.1 setup using my HK amp...
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    WhiteNoise's Christmas build.

    After building my last PC back in 2012 I'm back with more powa... The bits: Intel Core i5 6600K Skylake MSI Gaming Z170A GAMING M5 CORSAIR Vengeance LPX 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4 3000 Corsair Carbide Series Air 540 Corsair Hydro Series™ H110i GTX 280mm Corsair HX1000i PSU Intel 535 Series 2.5" 480GB...