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Dell Optiplex 990 Case Upgrade

Are you using your Dell OptiPlex 990 for gaming? You might be asking, Can I upgrade the case. The answer is YES, and doing so brings many benefits. Not only will it look much MUCH better, but it will allow for more room and much better airflow then the stock case.

If you have not consider the Dell 990 for a high end gaming budget build, I know it sounds like an oxymoron, check out Dell Optiplex fo...

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How to Install Star Trek Continuum Homeworld Remastered Mod in Steam

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Star Trek Continuum is a mod for Homeworld Remastered that is a must have for all Star Trek loving PC gamers. This mod replaces all the original Homeworld ships and mother ships withe starships and starbases from Star Trek. It includes five different races to pick from; Star Fleet, Klingons, romulans, Borg and Kardashian (I know, Star Fleet isn’t a race), a few different game modes from invasion to Death match and four distinct time periods with all the appropriate ships and starbases. These guys really did an excellent job on this mod, the graphics are amazing and a game play is out of this world.

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Pokecentral Server Pixelmon Dark Update

Can’t logon to Pokecentral.org?

Update: For the latest on Pokecentral.org Minecraft setup join discordapp.com and follow this link: Pokecentral of Discord.

So, I’m not a Minecraft player, I am my 7 year old sons Minecraft IT guy. That’s almost what you’ll need if you kid wants to install mods on Minecraft for PC. In this post I will discuss an issue we had and in figuring it out I found a much easier way to install and manage mods on Minecraft.

Last week we (my kid) ran into some problems connecting to the Pokecentral.org server. I was able to see it in my server list and could see that other people were on the server but was unable to connect. When I would try I would get the following error.

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Does the Play Station 4 VR Head Set Work On PC

So, does the PlayStation VR work on PC? The answer is yes or kind of. You can connect the PlayStation VR to your PC using the splitter (PSVR Processor Unit) that comes with the PSVR. You simply plug the HDMI that would go from the processor unit to the PS4 and plug it into your PC instead of the Play Station.  You are able to see your computer screen, be it a game or whatever it is you are doing...

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Will The Dell Optiplex 990 I7-2600 Work for Gaming

Is the Dell Optiplex 990 good for Gaming?

The shot answer is, Oh Ya! or it can be, with some mods. So a few months ago I picked up a Dell OptiPlex 990 PC for around $200. This was originally going to be used for an office PC but did not end up needing it. When I looked into the specs and found it came with powerful i7-2600 I decided to look into making it into an inexpensive gaming rig.

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