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General Discussions / Saying Hi!
« on: October 21, 2018, 03:13:49 PM »
I just wanted to stop in and say hello to all of you.

Cheers

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Technology Discussions / Need help finding a ryzen 5 mobo
« on: December 03, 2017, 09:41:20 AM »
Alrighty,

a client of mine has built a nice little PC. However, the Mobo will not support the Ryzen 5, without an update to the bios (ironically using a better CPU to update with). Since I live in a small town and don't have a Ryzen 7 to use.. We have opted to order a New mobo. I know that the manufacturer of the original board would update it for us, however time has become an issue, and my client lives 60 miles away from me, so having a replacement sent to them, and then to me is a little consuming.

Here are my requirements:

Ryzen 5 1600 support out of the box,
2666mhz ram support speed,
on board video would be nice, but is not a must as we have a card ready for install.
2 ram slots will be enough for this build, but of course 4 is very nice for the future.
Overclocking is not a required feature

and finally, would like to keep the cost below $125.00

Feel free to post links, and if you have an affiliate link, go for it!

Thanks for the help friends

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Technology Discussions / open box monitor deal (link inside)
« on: September 17, 2017, 12:14:50 PM »
What do you guys think of this monitor >?
https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824112032R

currently on sale for $102 USD with free shipping.

What are your thoughts?

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Technology Discussions / Video card upgrade input requested
« on: September 17, 2017, 12:13:08 PM »
Hello everyone!!

I currently have a ge force gt730
here are my pc specs:
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OS Name   Microsoft Windows 10 Home
Version   10.0.14393 Build 14393
Other OS Description    Not Available
OS Manufacturer   Microsoft Corporation
System Name   AHHSUM
System Manufacturer   Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd.
System Model   To be filled by O.E.M.
System Type   x64-based PC
System SKU   To be filled by O.E.M.
Processor   AMD FX(tm)-4300 Quad-Core Processor, 3800 Mhz, 2 Core(s), 4 Logical Processor(s)
BIOS Version/Date   American Megatrends Inc. FC, 6/1/2015
SMBIOS Version   2.7
Embedded Controller Version   255.255
BIOS Mode   Legacy
BaseBoard Manufacturer   Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd.
BaseBoard Model   Not Available
BaseBoard Name   Base Board
Platform Role   Desktop
Secure Boot State   Unsupported
PCR7 Configuration   Binding Not Possible
Windows Directory   C:\WINDOWS
System Directory   C:\WINDOWS\system32
Boot Device   \Device\HarddiskVolume1
Locale   United States
Hardware Abstraction Layer   Version = "10.0.14393.1378"
User Name   AHHSUM\myers
Time Zone   Pacific Daylight Time
Installed Physical Memory (RAM)   32.0 GB
Total Physical Memory   32.0 GB
Available Physical Memory   27.3 GB
Total Virtual Memory   66.0 GB
Available Virtual Memory   60.9 GB
Page File Space   34.0 GB
Page File   D:\pagefile.sys
Hyper-V - VM Monitor Mode Extensions   Yes
Hyper-V - Second Level Address Translation Extensions   Yes
Hyper-V - Virtualization Enabled in Firmware   Yes
Hyper-V - Data Execution Protection   Yes


I play old school games like cs:s and a little tf2. I recently added CS:go to my arsenal, as well as BeamNG and GTAV.

I'm looking for sugestions to upgrade my video card, and am curious if anyone has a used upgrade they would want to sell me, as cards are currently heavily inflated thanks to Mining rigs.

Any input respected. I do run dual monitors on DVI-D. Thanks for the input friends

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^^ it's pretty short, but it's had over 3k views which is crazy for my small channel.


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Technology Discussions / Windows 10 - Share your Upgrade Experience!
« on: August 12, 2015, 06:10:15 PM »
Like the title asks, and says. I don't mind it ONE bit vs Windows 8 or 8.1. VS 7, i'm at a toss up. I believe that Windows 10 has most of everything we need, and I may just have to get used to the layout.. I won't use classic shell (it bothers me) but I will be expectiing someone to make a tweak program for 10 as they did with 7 .


So are YOU using 10? What version did you upgrade from? Pro's Cons? feedback encouraged.
Cheers

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It's easy. I've created a raffle that will send one BOOM member a 320 GB external hard drive, including shipping!!

Here is how it works:

You select the amount of tickets you would like to purchase by using PAYPAL in the link below.
  • Your name will be put into a drawing (# times = how many tickets you buy)
  • This event is setup by Simple* to benefit the future of BOOM! Gaming Community
  • Tickets start at $2.00 each. This event will run until SEPT 7th, 2013 (My Birthday!)
  • The winner will be contacted by e-mail, and announced on OregonCoastPC.com and BOOMGaming.net
To get in the raffle, go to the page on my site: http://oregoncoastpc.com/sample-page/raffle-320gb-portable-external-hard-drive/

Cheers and Long live BOOM!

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General Discussions / Welcome back!
« on: August 08, 2013, 06:26:17 PM »
Hello everyone, and for those of who see this, Thanks to YOU for being a long term member of BOOM!

Our site has gone through a lot of changes over the years and it excites me to see that many people have stuck around with us! A special thanks to those who did the site work to keep us going!!!!!!!


Cheers!

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This video takes me back to when we first got together!

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