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Alternatives to ROG Maximus Formula VII - want excellent soundview story

http://hardforum.com – I am in the planning stages of a new build. I am strongly considering the Asus ROG Maximus Formula VII, because of the excellent reviews it has received, mainly because of its excellent on-board sound. Plus I think it looks cool as hell. I have never used a ROG board before, and kind of think of this as a splurge purchase. I will be overclocking, but nothing crazy. (Hardware)

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980 Strix temps in a warm climateview story

http://hardforum.com – Installed my Strix 980 last night - I haven't done a lot of intensive testing, but it seems to be running a bit hotter than I anticipated. I live in the Caribbean where it's pretty warm, my room is probably around 27 degrees C on average, so there's that. (Hardware)

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My dealings with XOTIC PC - join me as I go through this process.view story

http://hardforum.com – Recently got a chance to do the upgrade to the 970m that I wanted to. Went ahead shopping around for what I wanted. Realized I could get A LOT of what I wanted from a Sager laptop. Prices were decent, and the reviews for QA and just general product quality was INCREDIBLE for Sager. (Hardware)

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Yelp Buys Restaurant-Kritik To Expand Its Presence In Germanyview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Yelp has boosted its presence in Europe after announcing the acquisition of Restaurant-Kritik, a restaurant review service in Germany. Restaurant-Kritik claims to have over 330,000 reviews of more than 94,000 restaurants across Germany. Read More (IT news)

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Throwback Thursday: Games used for video card benchmarksview story

http://hardforum.com – Just something for fun for Throwback Thursday.... remember the joke "Will it run Crysis?" I thought I would look back at some of the older video cards that I used and what the reviews were using as benchmarks at this time. No doubt that the frame rate of this old games would be astronomical under the recent video cards. (Hardware)

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Groupon Goes After Yelp And Google With Millions Of Individual Business Pagesview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Groupon today took one more step ahead in its bid to be a simple daily deals site, and more of a general go-to place for local businesses and all of their e-commerce efforts: it has launched a new format and online presence called Pages. (IT news)

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24" UP2414Q IPS vs 28" 4K TN (vs 5k imac?)view story

http://hardforum.com – Like a lot of you I’ve been ruined by the Macbook Pro’s retina screen. The Hidpi text feels a lot easier to read, and I’m looking to replicate that as much as possible in an external display. (Hardware)

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Yelp Strikes Hotel Bookings Partnership With Hipmunkview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Yelp has partnered with Hipmunk to allow people to book hotels within the business review platform. While this is not the first time Yelp has offered a way for users to purchase from businesses right on its site, it is the first time it’s done this with hotel bookings. Yelp says the idea is that people will book a place to stay immediately after reading the Yelp reviews on it. (IT news)

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How does the Orxify app do what not even the official TOR client for Android can?view story

http://android.stackexchange.com – I was looking for TOR in the Play store a while ago & did not find anything but then today I see that the official TOR site has Orbot for Android bjt apparently it cannot protect you unless you use apps configured to use Orbot & I since I dislike messing with ports etc. (HowTos)

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$249.99 ASUS VG248QE Black 24" 144Hz 1ms (GTG) HDMI 3D Monitorview story

http://hardforum.com – http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-24236313-L01C Use PROMO Code: EMCWPWB22 Deal is good through midnight tonight... I believe. Seems to get good reviews once you tweak the colors and brightness. Everyone raves about the 144 Hz refresh rate. I bit on one. (Hardware)