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    Wow, that's slightly lower than when I got mine a few months ago, open box from Microcenter, even. I suppose I should have just waited, but at least it's only a few dollars difference...
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    I just use rechargeable AAA batteries in those Duracell headlamp units. I guess in a way they're kind of tactical, since they're small enough to be handled portably, and you can wear them on your head. That means that if you get into a fight...
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    If we're going to talk about a flashlight that I think everyone on this forum should have... I highly suggest picking up one of these: https://www.costco.com/duracell-575-lumens-cob-headlamp-3-pack.product.100894411.html These headlamps are an...
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    So I think the amplifier on this is plenty capable. It drives my headphones with no issues. Sound is probably on the warm side, since, compared to my Mayfield O2 DAC/AMP there is much less sibilance. Mic slot worked with no issue. However I...
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    Yeah well that's kind of how I expected this topic to go. Oh well lol. Guess I'll just pick one of those options.
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    I have this standing desk, for using with my treadmill (~11-13 miles/day). I used to use a 50-55 inch TV. I had a lot of trouble seeing things (text) on it and realized I might as well use the elevated monitor area on this. At first I used an...
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    I have had an issue with ASUS boards for sure in the past, one of my first boards was ASUS actually, on an old i5 750 build. So many issues with that thing. Sure it was a low budget board, but I've used plenty of budget boards by other companies...
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    I don't understand the idea of just being loyal to a brand at all. You shouldn't ever be looking at the brand, but only each product (or service). I know to some extent the reputation of the brand factors into that decision, but if you've...
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    I actually didn't realize the mouse was that expensive, I think I was looking at the wrong model online. Don't forget that it also comes with the mouse grip tape stuff. Whether you use it or not, the griptape is about 10 bucks normally... so the...
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    Oh fwiw I have actually done some assembly coding myself, as part of my (long in the past) coursework for CompE. It wasn't too bad, and I've actually seen how it works on a register level (flip flops and all that goodness) in a simple computer...
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    https://www.reddit.com/r/gamedev/comments/b2ugmi/how_was_game_with_such_complexity_as/eix1rqa/ 99% of it is in Assembly... as I understand it he also had custom libraries that he made from when he ported Amiga/ST games. I don't think boiling...
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    On the other hand, Sawyer wrote almost the entirety of Rollercoaster Tycoon in assembly within 2 years... but generally speaking it's unfeasible to require that level of talent if you want to keep the gaming industry going at full throttle. At...
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    https://www.costco.com/razer-heroic-gaming-bundle-keyboard-+-mouse-+-pad-+-grips.product.100785329.html Randomly saw this while walking around in my Costco. I think this deal keeps cropping up every now and then. Normally the keyboard alone runs...
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    Thanks for this, I think I'm gonna grab one to try out. I'll be pairing it with Beyerdynamic T1's, my Mayflower O2's power jack broke down and I just have not had enough time to solder another one on. One day.
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    Refurbed G6 for $99 is a great price! https://us.creative.com/p/refurbished/sound-blasterx-g6-b-stock Powerful enough to push my BeyerDyn 770 Pros (250 ohm).
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    I'm not sure if that's the case... I have 3440x1440@100Hz (main), 1440p@144Hz, 1440p@60Hz, and 1080p@60 (projector), which basically fills up all of my slots, yet my idle (which is technically not even idle really) wattage is as you see in that...
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    StoleMyOwnCar replied to the thread I Broke a $900 Motherboard.
    I disagree. Hence, fuck you. Blocked.
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    StoleMyOwnCar replied to the thread I Broke a $900 Motherboard.
    There's a possibility that either of them bent the pins. That's the simple fact of the matter. When you're getting a new product, do you sit there and check it with a fine tooth comb, or assume based on the reputation of the company that it...
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    StoleMyOwnCar replied to the thread I Broke a $900 Motherboard.
    "Bending additional pins" doesn't make you responsible for the initial pins being possibly bent. What part of that did YOU not understand? Like this would literally not change anything from the perspective of either the repair or who is at fault...
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    StoleMyOwnCar replied to the thread I Broke a $900 Motherboard.
    Well, that's pretty annoying. Looking back at it, I've never messed up any pins on either my intel or AMD builds, regardless of how I popped that plastic cover off. I would even venture to say that to actually have caused the issue, you would...
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