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Please read and remember the following rules before making a thread in this section: Here's how it goes, please read carefully. • No X vs/or Y threads. (nVidia vs ATi / XP or Vista) • Search for duplicate threads before making a new one,...

22nd July 2012
by Gran PC Go to last post
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CIPWTTKT&GC v0x21 (v33): Fuck Titles Edition ( 2 3 4 5 .. 1307 1308 1309 1310 Last ) This thread has images

Before you ask questions here LOOK AT THIS THREAD HERE! Keep your Speedtest shit RULES by daijitsu I'm going to say this, and no one's going to listen. This thread is about people who think or act like they're tech savvy, and fail miserably....

TonyTheBean • 12 reading
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by garychencool Go to last post
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General Linux Chat and Small Questions v. I broke my Arch Install ( 2 3 4 5 .. 144 145 146 147 Last ) This thread has images

Welcome to the GNU/Linux thread, where you can talk about Linux and other Linux related stuff. What is Linux? Linux is an operating system, a large piece of software that manages a computer. It is similar to Microsoft Windows, but it is entirely...

kaukassus • 3 reading
17 Minutes Ago
by PredGD Go to last post
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Computer fan issues :(

Hey. I recently built my new pc (desktop). And lately I've only been playing runescape (haha), and watching videos/movies. But what I don't understand is, why do my fans make such a noise? Like seriously, you can like hear it from half a mile... So...

Moxeno • 1 reading
17 Minutes Ago
by fishyfish777 Go to last post
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Android Thread - The only phones with patented Kernel Panic™ technology! ( 2 3 4 5 .. 459 460 461 462 Last ) This thread has images

NO FUCKING PHONE WARS - DEBATE THE RELATIVE MERITS OF SAMSUNG/HTC/APPLE/MICROSOFT ETC YES BUT DON'T SHIT UP THE THREAD. THEY'RE JUST PHONES News and Reviews The Verge - Lots of exclusives and lovely looking videos. Anandtech - Less updates,...

Generic.Monk • 5 reading
43 Minutes Ago
by garychencool Go to last post
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Computer getting hotter a lot more than normal?

Hey guys, I bought my desktop back in the early summer of '13, built it myself and whatnot, here's the specs: AMD A8-3870k (oc'ing to 3.2ghz) 8GB Corsair Vengeance (oc'ing to 1866mhz) MSI AMD R7 260x Biostar A75MG When I first got it, it all was...

2 Hours Ago
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The "Quick Questions that does not Deserve a Thread"...Thread. V4 ( 2 3 4 5 .. 139 140 141 142 Last ) This thread has images

The purpose of this thread is simple. It's for those that have quick questions regarding on anything computer or perhaps electronics related, where a thread is not necessarily required. The reason of why such thread is created is to help reducing...

3 Hours Ago
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3 Hours Ago
by EddieLTU Go to last post
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Where do you get tech information from

First thread in a LONG time here in FP. Just wondering how do you stay up to date with technology? How do you understand the job market? What advicee could you give others to help them out? mainly I post on Somethingawful's forum but what sites...

5 Hours Ago
by kaukassus Go to last post
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Apple and Mac Discussion ( 2 3 4 5 .. 102 103 104 105 Last ) This thread has images

(Copied from the old thread) In this thread, you can talk about the latest Apple products, bitch about problems, ask a quick question or two, or get help and support pretty quickly, without having to make a thread in the help & support section. ...

5 Hours Ago
by MisterMooth Go to last post
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Work In Progress

Windows Phone 8 thread ( 2 3 4 5 .. 27 28 29 30 Last ) This thread has images

On June 20, Microsoft has announced Windows Phone 8, set for release later this year. Shared Windows Core. Now Windows Phone has the same Windows NT kernel you'll find on your desktop. This makes porting apps from one device to another much...

Ezhik • 1 reading
5 Hours Ago
by Skanic Go to last post
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Laptop Hunting: MSi GT70 895? Alternatives?

So I have a budget of something like $1100 to $1400 and have been searching around for a while and I've come upon the MSI GT70 895. Budget isn't terribly strict but $1400 is already the upper limit of what I'd like to spend. ...

9 Hours Ago
by FPtje Go to last post
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RTL-SDR Megathread - Receive radio signals on the cheap ( 2 3 4 Last ) This thread has images

RTL-SDR. What the hell is that? RTL refers to the Realtek RTL2832U chipset and SDR stands for Software Defined Radio. Software Defined Radio is a technology that takes many pieces of radio hardware and implements them in software, which makes things...

12 Hours Ago
by TonyTheBean Go to last post
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Post Your Desktop v10: "Now With A Semi Proper OP" Edition ( 2 3 4 5 .. 44 45 46 47 Last ) This thread has images

Places to check for new wallpapers: wallbase.cc /wg/ on 4chan (or /w/ if you want an anime wall specifically) r/wallpapers is a thing though I haven't used it myself Google Images can be successful with a few keywords and the word "background" or...

23 Hours Ago
by Levelog Go to last post
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Buying a home server, should I build or get a pre built?

So I need a home server, itd need to be low on power consumption and quiet. I plan to do: 1. TV Headend server 2. Bit Torrent Sync server 3. Transmission 4. SVN 5. UPNP streaming (just 720p films and maybe very rarely some 1080p ones) 6. Xen...

23 Hours Ago
by Chizbang Go to last post
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Dedicated Server for multiple servers ~200 people. Best host?

Hi, I'm looking for a dedicated server host. I know NFOServers provides them, but I read that OVH (and I think they have US servers) is better, claiming low prices. Though, they look like they raised it. What is the suggested specs and if anybody...

1 Day Ago
by iDeku Go to last post
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Mechanical Keyboard Megathread v3 ( 2 3 4 5 .. 40 41 42 43 Last ) This thread has images

Original OP by Nsybouts, modified by Banned? Fact: Nearly all keyboards sold bundled with computers or at retail stores use rubber domes under their keys. This is the same technology used in cheap TV remotes. They're made to be as cheap as possible to...

1 Day Ago
by s5300 Go to last post
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Windows Vista doesn't think it installed IE 9, Won't update

Long boring ass story: My laptop croaked so I pulled my old one out of the attic. Was slow as shit and had XP, but I had both XP and Vista restore disks for it, so wth. Some upgrades and it runs decently. Don't have any money for another Windows 7...

1 Day Ago
by aPanzerIV Go to last post
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Unrestrictive web hosting?

I was recommended Lithium as a web host. They look good, but they care too much about what I use them for. They don't allow for use as file storage of any kind not directly necessary for the operation of a website. This means I can't hook up my...

2 Days Ago
by DrTaxi Go to last post
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Headphone Buying Megathread/Guide V4 - Come here for all your audio needs! (New Threads are not needed) ( 2 3 4 5 .. 41 42 43 44 Last ) This thread has images

This is the fourth version of the headphone buying guide. It's been a while since I've changed much here. As before, if you need help or have questions shoot me a PM or use the thread. (The latter will be more efficacious probably.) (I'd go right out...

Biotoxsin • 1 reading
2 Days Ago
by Guzbone Go to last post
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Program for identifying songs? This thread has images

I've been tasked w/ organizing my dad's MASSIVE music collection Most of it is somewhat organized, but there are at least 600 songs w/ NO info on the files and a lot more missing artists/albums and my job here is to sort them out, I've looked...

2 Days Ago
by FrankPetrov Go to last post
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Retrocomputing Megathread Ver KOManiacJim longs for the old computers. ( 2 3 Last ) This thread has images

Because of the Auto Lock kicking in on the old thread, you can find it here for reference. Oh boy, let's talk about Retro Computing. If you don't really know what Retrocomputing is I'll give you a quick little rundown: Retrocomputing is the act...

2 Days Ago
by Slade Xanthas Go to last post
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Looking for a new monitor, mainly used for gaming. +/- €170,-

I'm looking for a new monitor and I aim to getting one with the best refresh-rate and response-time for the best price of +/- €170,-. I found the following two models that match my preference, I would love to hear your thoughts and experiences with...

2 Days Ago
by Zombiespeed Go to last post
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Energy Recovery System thought. This thread has images

Hey, just kinda had random idea in my head: Would it not be possible to develop ERS system for modern CPU's? Like instead of cooler we would have some device attached which takes heat from CPU and converts it into energy/electricity. Energy...

2 Days Ago
by taipan Go to last post
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Help! Fibonacci cursed my computer

I was a little bored and decided to play around haskell, doing stuff like calculating all fibonacci numbers up to infinity and beyond. Now this weird thing happened ... When it ran for a few seconds and all the numbers flashed by, I saw the commas,...

3 Days Ago
by Tamschi Go to last post
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The Old Computer Thread

Discuss old computers, show off your favorite beige boxes, or just complain about how godawful your old machine was. To start off, I've got the old green/black IBM 5151 monitor sitting around somewhere, but no pictures yet.

4 Days Ago
by pentium Go to last post
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Windows 9 ( 2 Last ) This thread has images

Starting this up again because it's getting close to leak time. What we know so far: • Return of the start menu • Metro apps run in a window for desktop users • Focused on the desktop

4 Days Ago
by Lyokanthrope Go to last post
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Server hosting cp

So I'm thinking about buying a server hosting pc and don't know what I would do about the control panel... I've been looking around on google and bing and also around on facepunch and haven't found anything on it.. I have seen people discussing hardware...

5 Days Ago
by digigamer17 Go to last post
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Reformatting my computer

Hello, my computer is a couple of years old now and it's full of crap, i was thinking about reformatting it but if i do this, do i have to use a Windows CD to get the operating system back? When i did it on my laptop i didn't need anything. I don't think...

5 Days Ago
by gatlinguy Go to last post
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Mouse Megathread v2 ( 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Last ) This thread has images

Original OP by G-Guy. Modified by Banned? Recreated with G-Guy's permission. The mouse. The most important peripheral a computer can have. It's kind of hard to use a computer without it. It's even harder to play a game without one and can be very...

5 Days Ago
by Havolis Go to last post
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Performance Lenovo Laptop under $600

I'm looking for a Lenovo laptop under $600 for casual use and some business. Prefer the laptop to be lighter and longer battery, though nothing too intensive will be run on it. I am restricted to Lenovo because I have a discount for them. Any suggestions...

1 Week Ago
by Caveman Mike Go to last post
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RSS on Facepunch?

Is there a way to set up an RSS feed or something similar so I can have In The News Node and other sections as a feed?

1 Week Ago
by Original User Go to last post
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High Quality 4K Gaming Monitor without breaking the bank completely. This thread has images

I currently have a VG248QE 1920x1080p 144hz. Previously, I was deciding whether to buy 2 more and go with 3-way surround or sell the screen an buy a single 4k display. Considering my current monitor has G-sync installed, I would need to buy another GPU...

1 Week Ago
by Kaabii Go to last post
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Help with getting a new pc!:) This thread has images

Well, i've decided to buy a PC from cyber powered.. And I don't know which one to get :/ I'm looking for a PC that can get ultra graphics on most games, like bf4 or rust, etc. Thanks:)

1 Week Ago
by [EG] Pepper Go to last post
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My VPS keeps running out of HDD space... This thread has images

Ok so I have a VPS running Ubuntu Server 12.10. Its been running like clockwork for since forever, only trouble is recently (and its never actually gotten below 10GB of space before) my HDD space his literally just disappeared into thin air. I have to...

1 Week Ago
by FrankPetrov Go to last post
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Post Your Servers v2: "Not my equipment, but..." ( 2 3 4 5 .. 12 13 14 15 Last ) This thread has images

Have servers at home? Post 'em Maintain servers at work? Post 'em Walk by servers on the way to your desk? Post 'em Here's one of the nicer looking schools I work for: http://i.imgur.com/QEGxyY1.jpg And here's one of the not so nicer looking...

1 Week Ago
by birkett Go to last post
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My weird experience with 120hz

Hey, sorry if this is in the wrong section, i just wanted to post a bizzare experience i've been having with 120hz. Right, so i've been on the BenQ XL 2720T for some time now, fantastic monitor, love everything about it and i've been using it in 120hz...

1 Week Ago
by Warship Go to last post
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ShareX - Open source screen capture/recording and uploading software This thread has images

Facepunch forum has too many programmers and I thought this software can be useful for many of them therefore decided to open this thread. I'm the developer of an open source software called ShareX, a screen capture/recording and uploading tool....

1 Week Ago
by Jaex Go to last post
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What's required to get this server rack up and running?

Hello, recently I bought a Dell PowerEdge 1855 on ebay, and later found out I must have a server rack chassis and a 2100w power supply to get it running. What else do I need to get this running? Also, I don't think my parents would appreciate me...

1 Week Ago
by [EG] Pepper Go to last post
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So, I was looking at the brix pro's with the intel irs pro 5200 (GB-BXi5-4570R GB-BXi7-4770R) and they seemed to work pretty well. I was skeptical, all the reviews said they got really hot and loud. Both of those basically use desktop processors,...

1 Week Ago
by Phrozen99 Go to last post
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Post your Speedtest.net Results! ( 2 3 4 5 .. 18 19 20 21 Last ) This thread has images

Thread went missing, im curious to see other peoples speeds. Recently we got a new router: Upload speed still sucks, and we should be getting 20mbits when we move the modem next to the router rather than travelling around the whole house. ...

1 Week Ago
by digigamer17 Go to last post
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