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  1. PerryC

    Want to Buy Found

    Found, thanks for looking Perry
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    Invalid Security token?

    Went to Quick Links > Mark Forums Read Got this error message on 2 different computers (1 using IE10, the other IE9):
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    New Xbox announcement 21 May

    Just stumbled across this Xbox Live's Major Nelson » #XboxReveal :
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    PC for Flight Sim

    I am trying to help out some of the local air cadet squadrons. This is going to be used only to run flight sims. Here is a rough idea of what they are looking at: Processor and MB as required 8-16 gig RAM, HD need not to be very big, we will not store files on it 3 output graphics card -...
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    A55M-HVS dropping sata

    My son used his own money and purchased himself the following parts: Asrock A55M-HVS mobo, A4-3300 dual core at 2.5 Ghz, Coolermaster Extreme2 525W psu, Win 7 64bit OEM, and a Bitfenix Merc Alpha case. Combined with the GSkill ram, optical drive and hhd that I already had we set out to put...
  6. PerryC

    TPU hacked

    Just saw this on the TPU news Please Reset Your TechPowerUp Forums Password | techPowerUp So those of you who have accounts over there (I am sure there are a few) might want to go change your passwords if you haven't done so already. Not blaming TPU, just helping to spread the word.
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    New PCs coming with pre-installed malware

    Just saw this on the BBC: BBC News - Malware inserted on PC production lines, says study Somehow this doesn't surprise me.
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    MPAA going after video embeds now?

    Just saw this on Ars Technica: MPAA: you can infringe copyright just by embedding a video
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    TPU taken down by feds...or April Fools joke?

    This domain name has been seized by ICE - Homeland Security Investigations Is this for real or an April Fools joke?
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    Kobo customer service

    I have had a couple of awesome experiences with my Kobo and their customer service. First time happened soon after I got the Kobo as a Father's day gift. After a helicopter ride gone bad in Afghanistan I found the screen of my Kobo broken...as in crushed. Through the intermitten email, I go a...
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    Possible PSU failure?

    This one is really driving me crazy. These are the system specs for the computer of a one of the guys I work with. Q6600 2 x 2 GB Kingston Hyper X Asus Stirker Extreme (replaced by eVGA nForce 680i SLI) 2 x 8800 Ulltras in SLI way too many HDDs running in 3 x Win7 software raid set ups...
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    Price check -- 2GB DDR2, HHDs and GPUs

    Q6600 G0 stepping -- seems to go for $60 (to the best of my knowledge its never been overclocked) does not have stock cooler though, been run under a Thermaltake TMG i1 its whole life. Kingston KHX6400D2/2G 2 sticks of these, no issues using these. Asus 8800 Ultra 768MB 2 of these, been run...
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    UK copper thief urinates on transformer and gets burned and jail time

    Just saw this and its priceless Thief urinates on transformer, gets burns, jail | Technically Incorrect - CNET News
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    Power Supply Tester

    Been tinkering with a friends computer for a little while now, I now suspect that the psu is faulty/dying and is killing the mobo on a full shut down. Can anyone recommend a decent psu tester? I have been looking around and there are lots available, just want to make sure that I get a fairly...
  15. PerryC

    Linux worth it for GPU folding?

    I know Linux makes a difference in cpu smp folding, does it make enough of a difference in gpu folding to make it worthwhile? My Intel E6300 doesn't have the guts to make cpu folding on it worthwhile, even in linux. I have been using my HD5750 to fold with.
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    Remembrance Day

    Two Minutes Please remember to pause for 2 minutes at the 11th hour tomorrow, wherever you are, whatever you are doing. A Pittance of Time - Terry Kelly - YouTube For the 22 soldiers who I have served beside at some point in my career, this one is for you.... Highway of Heroes - The...
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    Noctua looking after its customers who buy SB-E

    Saw this on TPU. Noctua Announces Free Upgrade for LGA2011 | techPowerUp
  18. PerryC

    More patent infringement cases

    I know that THG isn't the most reliable or popular of sites, but saw this over there. http://www.tomshardware.com/news/patent-infringement-lawsuit-memory-storage-patent,13726.html Acer, Dell and a couple of others involved in this one.
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    VIA going after Apple now

    Looks like VIA is joining the patent infringement fun now, saw this on PC Magazine. Chipmaker VIA Sues Apple for Patent Infringement | News & Opinion | PCMag.com
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    UEFI and Windows 8 secure boot

    Saw this on TPU, but still not really sure how it affect me yet. I do know some people aren't going to like this at all. Windows 8 Secure Boot: Designed to Lock Out Linux? | techPowerUp

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