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  • Congrats guys! @GnomeQueen said: Hmmm... so Linron? Aarlin? Ronlinc? Roncoln? How about Aarcon. Pronounced air-con, or just A/C
    in Got engaged Comment by Gargoyle 28 Feb
  • @Karma said: EDIT: For actual advice. Maybe a Lian-Li something like this http://www.lian-li.com/en/dt_portfolio/pc-q19/ Ooo, that's nice. I have a PC-A05FN, and I wouldn't mind another Lian-Li when I downsize to micro-ATX. The build qual…
  • I go to post "We require more vespene gas helium" But my mine is depleted
  • @Cliff_Forster said: I know the Fractal stuff is all built amazing. I like the look of many of their designs, but unfortunately the mATX tower I bought was a disappointment (hard drives don't fit properly with cables attached, 2/3 fans d…
  • The gaudy printing? It's got the cheaper chipset, but I don't recall the differences other than the audio codec. It does have VRM heatsinks, which will help with OCing.
    in AMD Ryzen Comment by Gargoyle 27 Feb
  • I'm thinking about getting a 1600X or 1500. The 1600X is a 95W part, and the 1500 is 65W. If I don't OC the 1600X, would it actually use much more power than the 1500? Would it likely get close to the 95W rating? My main interest is switching to…
    in AMD Ryzen Comment by Gargoyle 25 Feb
  • Pfft. Emulate while you wait for it to be in stock. Life is short, and waiting on the Nintendo-blessed gray box is time spent not playing Mega Man 2. If our dystopian future is now and prosecutors want to raid houses for DMCA violations, well, we've…
  • Just needed 6 more pins...
    in AMD Ryzen Comment by Gargoyle 23 Feb
  • Dang, everybody was on top of the avatar situation, but nobody made the important fix: @Sonorous said: I'm sure someone will rise to the occasion and solve the mystery. Kneadless to say, it's hilarious dough.
  • @Linc said: @Ryder said: Why did @Linc 's avatar change only in the forum posts? ...what? You only have the tildemouth avatar in the non-mobile view:
  • @Thrax said: @Gargoyle said: I'm mad I forgot to buy AMD stock when it was like $3. AyyMD. If only Ryzen didn't have a PSP, I would be soooo happy. By this do you mean platform security processor, or am I mi…
    in AMD Ryzen Comment by Gargoyle 23 Feb
  • I'm mad I forgot to buy AMD stock when it was like $3. AyyMD. If only Ryzen didn't have a PSP, I would be soooo happy.
    in AMD Ryzen Comment by Gargoyle 22 Feb
  • @GHoosdum said: Looks like @Basil resigned. We'll miss you, my friend. @Gargoyle still interested? If so I can send an invite. Sure, I need another game now that Iniquitous Impulses is done.
  • @GHoosdum said: I started with infrastructure building before military, maybe that was dumb? I don't know about anyone else though. You're right though, we do need to start cleaning up these Dickbots. Not just you, we all got comfy. We're…
  • In so hard. I'll refine dates later, but I've got the time off. Do want attic space & cot plz.
  • Are we ready for war? If I don't hear otherwise, I'll declare next turn.
  • Almost forgot to get this, thanks for the reminder! I have a huge, embarrassing games backlog, but the books and 100% charity donation pushed me over the edge. Now it's at 5 million!
  • Maybe you could upgrade the GPU cooler? The upgrade itself, plus possibly fixing any problems with the stock cooler's thermal paste might cool it down enough to be stable. Here are some options for coolers. Quite a bit cheaper than a new GPU.
  • On-site is nice for the transfer speed and convenience, but always off-site for things you can't afford to loose. I've got two new drives in RAID-1 on the NAS I won at EPIC, and then anything irreplaceable that needs to go offsite is going into an e…
  • I've been meaning to try SpiderOak, but haven't gotten around to it yet. Let us know what you think of it if you try it out!
  • I'd like to say that the recent jump in Celtic culture was due to a breakthrough by our denim scientists at Levis go Bragh, but it was merely a one time boost from one of our poets, who composed a popular folk song reflecting on our tradition of for…
  • Update for 2016 and Windows 8.1: * After you plug it in, the receiver will be an Unknown Device in Device Manager. * Open the properties of that Unknown Device * Driver tab, Update Driver * Browse my comptuer for driver software * Let me pi…
  • Has anyone tried any of the AI mods in this thread? Not that you should have to patch things that Firaxis didn't test enough, but I wonder how well they work. I personally have to keep wondering because if I buy Civ 6 now, I probably won't gradua…
  • @Snarkasm said: Shall I spawn another settler sometime soon and try to get a coastal city? I'm pretty close to a coast. Venice can't do that, however, we can take over city-states with our Merchants of Venice, and it just so happens there…
  • OK, it's turn 88 now. How about turn 100 we declare perma-war? @GHoosdum @CrazyJoe @Snarkasm @Tushon @CB
  • Should we set a deadline of X many turns to motivate us?