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Building a gaming and application development PC [on hold]

Hi I am building myself a strong gaming pc that will last me for the next 4-5 years.This computer will also be used for application development purposes so some components might be more then what is ...
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Is it possible to remote control computer using TeamViewer with only the CPU, camera, microphone & printer and no any other hardwares attach? [closed]

Okay, let us start the story. We have a computer at home which is always plugged in on our automatic voltage regulator (AVR) and has a software program (which has a partner app also installed on our ...
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Send realtime keystrokes to machine from external source without installing software on that machine? Perhaps a USB dongle that registers as keyboard?

I have a few bare-bones systems running legacy software on creaking hardware. I want to be able to automate a lot of tasks by using auto hotkey scripts for tasks that currently, must be performed ...
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Determine correct RJ-45 network plug for your cable

I want to crimp my own ethernet cables because its cheaper for me and I have a lot of long cables sitting around. I'm currently looking into the crimper and everything I need and I wanted to know for ...
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How much of a difference is there between video card manufacturers? [closed]

If I am looking for a video card and I have already selected a specific chipset (for example, the NVIDIA GTX 770), is there really a large degree of difference between the companies who construct the ...
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SOHO Virtualized server [closed]

I want to create a server at home that runs either VirtualBox, KVM, or Xen, that is capable of doing the following: One vm will host a (linux) webserver (right now, just to host dokuwiki). Another ...
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Is my consumer RAM RDIMM or UDIMM?

I've set out to build a server and I might have ordered the wrong RAM. The motherboard I'm using is an ASUS KGPE-D16. In the specifications, it states that I can have 256GB of RDIMM or 64GB of UDIMM. ...
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Prong covers for AC power cords

Apologies if this question is somewhat off-topic (it seems marginally-related to computer hardware based on the FAQ, but I didn't see a more appropriate Stack Exchange forum). I'm looking for plastic ...
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Can I use more than one HomePlug on the same electrical system?

I'm trying to wire up an old college office (with 3 rooms) that has thick cement walls. Running ethernet is painful, and wifi can't break through the concrete. Can I use more than one HomePlug to ...
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Upgrading memory in a laptop [duplicate]

I'm a bit confused about all the memory types and various bus frequencies of modern consumer PCs. Requesting expert help on the subject. So far I'm confident that: I have an Asus X51L laptop with ...
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OCZ Revodrive; worth it? [closed]

Traditional SSDs seem to have stabilized at up to ~200 mb/s read and ~150 mb/s write. The OCZ Revodrives (PCIe solid state hard drives) are now in the $200 for 50gb of disk space (plenty for me, and ...