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  1. m52nickerson EXTERMINATE!

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    As you said it all depends on the gamer and how much they have to spend at the time. Obviously if you can afford to go with a larger SSD drive and you are not taking way from other parts, then there is no reason not to do it. I also agree that most people tend to clutter up drives. Even those who's builds are "just for gaming" tend to have pictures, movies and music along for the ride. So it comes down to individual taste and needs.

    I have a 120GB SSD on my rig and use to move the current game(s) I was playing to that drive, but then stopped because it was just to much of a pain. Yes, I could see the differences in loading times, but it just was not enough for me to keep doing it. Now that being said, I also have Steam itself installed on the SSD, and all my saved games on the SSD which helps. It also helps when you have a good HDD and know how to partition it so your game drive is on the fastest part of the disk.
     
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    holy hell I'm pissed. My computer keeps doing 2 things:

    It freezes completely so I have to use the power button to turn it off and its keep blue screening of death.

    I played a game yesterday and it worked fine, but then i played another game and the fan got loud for a moment and froze even after the fan got quiet again. I looked inside and there was a tiny bit of dust on the fan but that was it, so I have no idea why its freezing and sometimes blue screening. I haven't changed anything with it so i dont imagine overheating is an issue either.

    HELP =(
     
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  3. jefferz Silver Belt

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    Run your virus scanner, spyware, etc.
    Run Check Disk http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windows-vista/guide-to-using-check-disk-in-windows-vista/
    Run memtest86 http://www.wikihow.com/Test-PC-Ram-with-MemTest86
    If all the above passes, then odds are it's going to be power supply.
     
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  5. jefferz Silver Belt

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    Check disk is built into windows and memtest86 has been around for ages, here's their direct website
    http://www.memtest86.com/technical.htm
     
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    Have you checked your temps?
     
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    EVGA is offereing a water cooling kit like the EKWB Predator.
    You'll be able too add on video cards and radiators prefilled and preplumbed. The pump is still on the CPU like AIO coolers
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    Their new rear projection tv case
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  9. Madmick Stop Spoiling My TV Life (it's the one I like)

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    Yeah, that could be annoying, but with a 480GB SSD, you could have kept more like 10-25 games on that SSD along with your OS, and that's a much less irritating rotation to manage. The opportunity cost between a 120GB and a 480GB SSD is about $70, now. That's a very small opportunity cost amount for anything.

    If that money hasn't been put towards an i7-6700K, or an i5-6600K at least, then I totally agree it should be put towards a better CPU. Same goes for GPU's up to the GTX 970 (above which it's a $200 jump to the next performance tier). But if a build already includes a 6600K+, GTX 970 or R9 Fury X, 16GB of RAM, and an adequate motherboard/PSU, then I can't think of anything better to put that money towards unless peripherals are in play.
     
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    Ryzen boards. They're staying with the pin on chip design it seems.
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    8 pin and a 4 pin at the top of the board.
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    V1 Tech mod stuff

    Vulcan Design Mod Kit for Corsair 400C

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    Case fan covers. They have a configurator so you can choose your own colors. $7.50 for 80mm, $10 for 120mm, and $12.50 for 140mm. They have a custom option for $17.50.
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    Video card back plates that are held on by magnets $40
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    pictured at the samsung booth
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    Pentiums with hyperthreading!
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    Cores Threads Clock Speeds TDP Price
    Pentium 4560
    2 4 3.5GHz 51W $64
    Pentium G4560T
    2 4 2.9GHz 35W $64
    Pentium G4600
    2 4 3.6GHz 51W $75-82
    Pentium G4600T
    2 4 3.0GHz 35W $75
    Pentium G4620
    2 4 3.7GHz 51W $86-93
     
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    Seagate just shut down one of their largest HDD plants.

    The factory in Suzhou, China, assemblies hard drives and performs their final testing before shipping. The plant does not produce HDD subassemblies and thus is not vertically integrated, but at 1.1 million square feet (102 thousand square meters), this is one of Seagate’s largest manufacturing assets and the largest drive assembly facility. The company got the factory from Maxtor, when it acquired it in 2006. According to a media report, the plant no longer makes products and the last employees will be laid off on January 18, 2017.
    http://www.anandtech.com/show/11037/seagate-to-shut-down-one-of-its-largest-hdd-assembly-plants
     
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    Thermaltake is releasing a tempered glass side panel version of their X31 that has a frame.
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    MSI's M.2 heat shield is raising temperatures.
     
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