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  2. Just bought the Prospek Elite from Spektrum for $55. They're awesome and remind me of the BluBlockers I had when I was younger. I had the aviators which you can get two pairs for under $50 (source: https://www.blublocker.com/products/2-black-original-aviator-blublockers). I don't remember the quality of the lenses though. These Prospek Elite have a nice oleophobic lens that's super easy to keep smudge free. The only bad thing is there's no spring in the frame or whatever and I don't mind that there's no adjustable nose piece but some people might. Really feel like my eyes are more comfortable sitting on a computer all day and am a big fan of the glasses. Again, probably could have gotten the same performance from the BluBlockers though.
  3. Weight isn't too much of a problem, perhaps around 2-3kg (tbh I don't have a good feeling about what is too heavy). My dream laptop would have a battery life of around 7 hours under light browsing maybe.
  4. For the record, I'm not using a different billing/shipping address(both are the same address for me) to get around paying a sales tax. I use a separate billing address for pretty much everything both to have packages delivered to a secure location until I can pick them up to avoid thefts from porch pirates and to protect my privacy when traveling. I do not want my home address being disclosed to a hotel/motel clerk or out of State sales clerk since it would inform them of an address that is mostly vacant for a certain period of time, information that would be valuable to thieves. The same is true for my phone number most of the time. I rarely give out my true phone numbers. The businesses that think they just have to have my home phone number when they do not, such as online vendors and for store rewards or discount cards, get an old phone number I still "own" but no longer use (long story but having it saves me money on my ISP bill) with the exchange replaced with 555 (the exchange is the three numbers between the area code and the last four numbers). Anyone stupid enough to try to dial that number gets redirected to directory assistance. This has dramatically reduced the number of scam and spam calls I used to get.
  5. lmaobadatmath

    Build for video and 3d work

    For that price, get the RTX 2080 Ti instead. That is an expensive af 1080Ti. PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant Type Item Price CPU AMD - Threadripper 2950X 3.5 GHz 16-Core OEM/Tray Processor CPU Cooler Noctua - NH-U14S TR4-SP3 82.52 CFM CPU Cooler $79.90 @ Amazon Motherboard Asus - PRIME X399-A EATX TR4 Motherboard $299.99 @ Amazon Memory Crucial - Ballistix Sport LT 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-2666 Memory $85.99 @ Amazon Storage Intel - 660p Series 512 GB M.2-2280 Solid State Drive $61.37 @ Newegg Video Card EVGA - GeForce RTX 2080 Ti 11 GB XC GAMING Video Card $1199.99 @ B&H Case Phanteks - Enthoo Pro ATX Full Tower Case $99.99 @ Amazon Power Supply Corsair - HX Platinum 750 W 80+ Platinum Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $103.88 @ OutletPC Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts Total (before mail-in rebates) $1951.11 Mail-in rebates -$20.00 Total $1931.11 Generated by PCPartPicker 2019-04-25 12:04 EDT-0400
  6. Anker Wireless Charger 15W HUAWEI Wireless Charger 15W Belkin boost up Wireless charging 15W ?
  7. trevb0t

    Ryzen 3 2200g Upgrade

    I agree on both counts. If all you're doing is gaming, though, the extra cores won't do a ton for you on your CPU between a 2200G and a 1600. If you do processing heavy loads, then it's substantial.
  8. Hello! My friend bought himself a new CPU. After installing the new CPU, the following happened. His PC could not boot up with more than 1 RAM sticks. CPU: Amd phenom II 940 black edition MOBO: Ga ma770-ud3 rev1.0 (Bios F8) He tried this with many types of RAM, it only worked with one stick, once he puts 2, PC wont boot. His old CPU: Amd phenom x4 9550 The new CPU is supported with that mobo. He tried CMOS reset and that didn't help. Once he puts the old CPU back, then he can use all RAM slots once again. Any idea what is causing this problem? He tried to look for possible solutions but failed.
  9. I mean the magic mirror or anything that needs a remote server but not a lot of power. Face recognition should have its own dedicated pi or run on something more powerful, but I don't think you need a dedicated gpu if your goal is only to detect when you're in the frame.
  10. Spice656

    Moving Windows to SSD

    I just bought a new SSD for my PC and I don't know how to transfer Windows 10 to it. Does anyone have any suggestions???
  11. If you have satellite internet, It could be your ethernet too.(but your internet would be down and im dum)
  12. Jurrunio

    PSUs and Overclocking

    as long as you're not running a 12 core or higher Skylake-X or similar power draw CPUs you will be fine on the PSU's front
  13. fluxdeity

    Mega cheap 1070 ti titanium

    It worked for him though, lol. Ebay has buyer protection guarantee unlike LTT so I don't see the issue. I'm sure mods will find some reason it's not okay though.
  14. ZeusXI

    New Router/Modem

    https://www.netgear.com/home/products/networking/cable-modems-routers/C3700.aspx here is the router we currently have it has 2.4G and 5G networks
  15. DeaconFrost

    are M.2 SATA and NVMe

    I normally would agree in a benchmarks vs real world discussion....but not in this case. You are talking about a multitude of difference in the performance, and yes, you can feel it in everyday use. Perfect example, the work laptop I'm typing this on is a Latitude 7280 that supports both types of m.2 drives. There is a noticeable difference between the Intel SATA drive that it shipped with as compared to the Samsung 860 EVO NVME drive that I upgraded to. One could argue that it seems faster because my mind knows it was an upgrade. However, I went back to the SATA drive (had another use for the NVME) and I've regretted it. Boot times are slower, opening apps are slower, and the Fedora VM I run on the laptop is slower all around. In short, there is more than just a benchmark difference between the two. Given that prices are falling, if the opportunity is there to use NVME...I say go for it. No reason not to.
  16. trevb0t

    What should my next upgrade be?

    Is it Occulus Rift that you're using then? What is your upgrade budget / location, my man? (sorry... Lady!) Let's do a little part picking?
  17. KingNets

    Game is 100fps but feels like 20fps

    I will reply You tomorrow with results, not home anymore
  18. Mayur G A

    Selection between HDD and Hybrid HDD

    Ok but as you know SSDs are quiet expensive so I am actually plan to use only 256gb of SSD for the OS and purely dedicated to it so that I can have a fast and snappy experience. Also I am actually going to use the HDD to store a large amount of games as their primary use so in the end which is better HDD or Hybrid HDD. And thank you very much I appereciate the help.
  19. Taikinakulho

    How should i package my GPU?

    Im going to sell my old GTX 1050 Ti and get a new GPU, but i need something good to package it with so it wouldnt get static electricity in it or something.
  20. trevb0t

    Gtx 1060 or Gtx 1050ti ?

    Again... As I said all but that PSU...
  21. steelo

    What should my next upgrade be?

    I agree, if I recall correctly the last time I ran orange room my graphics card was rated somewhere between 'minimum' and 'recommended' but closer to recommended...I don't remember the exact score. Right now, the main VR titles I play are star trek bridge crew, VR echo and robo recall.
  22. lmaobadatmath

    Ryzen 3 2200g Upgrade

    As BigRom stated, wait till Ryzen 3 arrives, it will definetely change things.
  23. Ankerson

    PSUs and Overclocking

    Yes, it's fine.
  24. @trevb0t Look I am fully taking ur advice since u seem like somebody who knows about this stuff as I said before I am a begginer and this is my first time building a pc all i want a pc which dont get over 350$ not more then 350$ even 355$ and I want a decent and good looking pc I like the red color what is the specific details that I should look for in the case so every hardware fits and I am planing to upgrade it so I need a case which looks fine like fans that i can change their color maybe in the futur if I plan to maybe post videos or live stream I want a pc which could do that maybe because as I said i'll upgrade it later so what is ur advice my budget is not more then 350$ and I am not sure if i'll OC the cpu maybe if there is a big diffrence and I want a pc which could run the next games maybe that comes out so it's not just for the games right now i dont play much 1080p because I like 720p because i dont need the quality i want the smoothness i am sorry if this is a long message but i am taking ur avice for real i want a 350$ pc i want a better case then the one u sent me, btw if u have some app or website we could chat together because u dont seem really active here.
  25. I was using an IKEA power strip. It must not have surge protection. Pretty stupid of me.
  26. but the reason for swapping boards like that is usually for VRM temperatures...
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