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    Asus TUF B550M Plus - SSD in Gen4 slot and card in PCIe 1 slot?

    Thank you mda. The wifi version of the Asus TUF B550m Plus is currently the same price as the non-wifi version on Amazon, so I just put my order in. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B088VXTBWR/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_fabc_REW6Fb5ZK0YSS
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    Asus TUF B550M Plus - SSD in Gen4 slot and card in PCIe 1 slot?

    Building a new system, this will be my first mobo with NVME SSD slots. I think I'll be using the Asus TUF Gaming B550M Plus (haven't decided yet wifi or no wifi). After some research and watching some youtube videos, it looks like I won't be able to use the full PCIe slot at the bottom of the...
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    So.....who's buying a 3070?

    I actually secured an Asus ROG STRIX 3070 from a Newegg combo deal on Friday evening. Then after doing some research I realized what a behemoth that card is and that it wouldn't fit in my case for a new system I'm building...not without some undesired modifications anyway. With regret I...
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    Official NVIDIA Ampere In-Stock Thread

    Thank you both!
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    Official NVIDIA Ampere In-Stock Thread

    What discord channel if you don't mind me asking? The channels I'm currently using didn't give me any notification at all.
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    [DEAD]Steam Autumn Sale 2020 has started! runs from November 25 to December 1, 2020 10AM PST

    Thanks for this! Thought about getting it from Steam and decided to wait. Picked it up from Greenman.
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    Asus TUF Gaming B550M-Plus question regarding M.2 sockets and PCIe sockets

    Thanks for the response, mda. This is helpful!
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    Asus TUF Gaming B550M-Plus question regarding M.2 sockets and PCIe sockets

    I'm looking at either the Asus TUF Gaming B550M-Plus or MSI MAG B550M Mortar motherboards for my next build, but I have a question regarding having 2 m.2 drives installed. The MSI board user manual says that if you have a m.2 drive installed in the second (PCIe 3.0) socket, it disables the...
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    Who's making moves to get ready for the new release of cards?

    I'm trying to be patient. I'm rocking my 2500K rig that was built in 2011. Only upgrades since then have been SSD's and 1 video card upgrade (GTX 670). I upgraded my monitor to a LG 27850GL back in May in anticipation of building a new system and then realized it was kind of a terrible time...
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    What would you go with for 1440p/144Hz PC Gaming and Xbox One gaming - 1 monitor

    I was in this boat about a month ago trying to decide between the Asus and the LG. After reading some reviews from people that have experience with both monitors, I decided to go with the LG. Fortunately, I caught it when it was available on Amazon. I've been using it for almost a month now...
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    New system build. Need advice.

    Ah, thanks for pointing out the second M.2 slot in the bottom right corner. I missed that. Also thanks for the confirmation I could use both the PCIe 2.0 slot along with the M.2 slot beside it and for noting the differences between the M.2 slots. I'm assuming there is no perceptible...
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    New system build. Need advice.

    This might be a stupid question but I want to clarify before making any decisions. As mentioned in my original post, I'll be re-using a Sound Blaster Z sound card. I'm assuming, looking at the layout of the ASRock board (B450M Pro4) that m.2 SSD's fit underneath any card that is plugged into...
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    New system build. Need advice.

    Thanks for putting all this information together, sinisterDei! I'll do some research based on what you provided and make some decisions. It's good to see that I'll be able to put a system together within my budget with no problem. I'll update this post with what I decide on. I'm not in a major...
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    New system build. Need advice.

    I have a LG 27GL850 on the way over the next week or so, as well as a Fractal Define Mini C. I'm looking for advice on the internal components to drive this monitor. I'm coming from a 2500k and a GTX670 I've been rocking for years on a Dell U2312HM. My budget is around $1500. Obviously the...
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    Micro ATX cases

    I hadn't thought of something like this. Appreciate it, olendorf!
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