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quakeguy81

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  1. quakeguy81

    My new channel

    JayzTwoPaulBitWitLinusiJustineHardwareNexusTechTipsCents
  2. If you were really hardcore you could buy one of those 4-pin molex to 8-pin EPS 12V connectors, cut the wires, and solder it to the PSU 8-pin EPS connector (after cutting off the broken one.) You just want to make sure to get the pinout right or it could fry your PSU.
  3. Lot of good games in this bundle: LBA 1 & 2, Raptor: Call of the Shadows, Double Dragon Trilogy. All redeemable on Steam. You would be crazy not to pick this up for this price. https://www.fanatical.com/en/bundle/dotemu-classics-bundle
  4. quakeguy81

    What Os should I use ?

    I used OpenBSD before wireless routers were a thing.
  5. quakeguy81

    Should I upgrade from my 980 ti?

    Artifacting could mean it's overheating. Have you tried dusting out the cooler or reapplying thermal paste?
  6. quakeguy81

    Good Streaming GPU

    Unlocked Intel CPU and you don't know how to overclock it? Tsk Tsk.
  7. quakeguy81

    Good Streaming GPU

    It looks like you just need a better graphics card, but otherwise nice specs.
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    Which Is The GPU To put in this old PC?

    I have a GT 710 512MB in one of my HTPCs. It's not that great of a card. It's fine for watching Youtube at 1080p, but it's horrible at 3D gaming. The R7 240 is probably good for you.
  9. Here is the difference between an 8-pin GPU power and 8-pin CPU power, just FYI:
  10. Yes, as long as it is a EPS connector you are fine. Older motherboards just needed 4-pin CPU power, but EPS is for newer motherboards that have 8-pin CPU power.
  11. No, that eBay listing says it is for an 8-pin PCI-E graphics connector, not 8-pin 12V EPS CPU connector. The pinout is different. You need something like this: https://www.ebay.com/itm/4-pin-Molex-to-8-PIN-EPS12V-Connector-PC-Converter-Adapter-Cable-by-Battleborn/321221686932
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    DotEmu Classics Bundle on Fanatical for $2 USD

    Free Steam keys for Raptor and DD Trilogy (already have these): Raptor: TR97G-6KPBY-ERTQ0 DD Trilogy: WPLDL-D8HFG-DAX79
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    Show off your old and retro computer parts

    No, it's not. I can't find it for sale anywhere. I think it is fake. That or they never released it (no market for it.) Good luck finding one. From that site:
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    do jpg copies lose quality

    Are you the REAL Dan Castellaneta?
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    Show off your old and retro computer parts

    Finally installed OS X Panther on my iMac G4.
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    Show off your old and retro computer parts

    RAM with heatpipes and fins.
  17. I swear by those HDMI switchers, but eBay has them for under $10. Even in AUS that HDMI switcher is overpriced. https://www.ebay.com/itm/5-Port-1080p-HDMI-Switch-Switcher-Selector-Splitter-Hub-with-IR-Remote-for-HDTV/292798737685 5-port 4K HDMI switcher with remote for $10 with free shipping: https://www.ebay.com/itm/UHD-5-Port-HDMI-Switch-Box-Splitter-4K-3D-1080P-IR-Remote-Control-Selector-Hub/112478858304
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    Possibility of motherboard failure ?

    Easiest way to troubleshoot PC problems is to test only CPU and memory. If the computer turns on, install a video card or use integrated graphics to test it. Also check your power cables your motherboard should have one 24-pin ATX power connector and two 4-pin power connectors.
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    Emulator + esports games

    You don't play Dota for the music... at least I don't. I have the in-game music set to 0 and listen to my own music.
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    1080 vs 1080 Ti

    Cuda cores and memory.
  21. quakeguy81

    Tempermental Xbone contnroller (PC)

    It's because there is a difference in micro USB cables. You need a Micro USB type B data/sync cable to use the Xbox One controller on the PC.
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    Emulator + esports games

    No love for Dota 2?
  23. quakeguy81

    This is getting ridiculous...

    9 apps just to download games... and yes I own games on all of them.
  24. quakeguy81

    Building a Budget PC, need some advice

    And your DDR2 RAM is 2 generations old.
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