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    Destroyed motherboard while installing. Really?

    Update: Long story short: The problem was bad Ram. Nothing wrong with the motherboard. So apparently after having installed PC components since my early teens around 30 years ago I absolutely ruined the last motherboard i installed (pictures here, here, here and here). I returned it to the...
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    i7-5820k Overheating After Lapping

    So I decided to get adventurous and take some sandpaper to my CPU and AIO cold plate because I've never been happy with my temps. Started with 240 grit wetordry, finished with 2000 grit, on a piece of glass for flatness. The cold plate was remarkably even (check picture, no hotspots) and didn't...
  3. DooKey

    U.S. Study suggests Drone Collisions with Airliners may not be Fatal

    A recent FAA study showed that an airliner traveling at 250kts (max allowed speed below 10K ft) was likely to only cause minor damage to the airliner. This study is in conflict with one that the British government conducted that purported to show more damage is caused by a drone striking an...
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    WTB: Nexus 6P Screen or phone for parts

    I tried to do a battery swap and my screen started to cut out after and eventually stopped working. Too much heat from the heatgun I guess. Don't know how else to fix it besides replacing. I need either a parts phone with a good screen or the screen assembly itself. I know it's a long shot but...
  5. DooKey

    Pokemon Go Players Can't Drive

    Everyone knows distracted driving can cause accidents and researchers at Purdue University estimate that Pokemon Go players have caused million of dollars in damage in vehicular crashes in one Indiana county. They extrapolated these losses to the entire country and estimated that billions of...
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    Corsair GS700 buzzing and causing HDDs to emit annoying noises

    I've put a new system together and used my old Corsair GS700 and the HDDs. In the new system the power supply makes a buzzing noise and causes the drives to make an annoying sire-like noise that's barely hearable. No noise was present in my old rig. I think I have no choice but to buy a new...