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    Those speeds look really wonky. It is merely the speed of the cache memory itself. The actual NAND inside that 840 EVO cannot sustain more than about 300-ish MB/s even on a good system. And the CrystalDiskMark test size is too small: You really...
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    I wouldn't drop a 1TB 970 Evo into that system period. Either do a full upgrade to a more modern 6C/12T (or better) processor, or just buy a 1TB SATA SSD (which is perfectly fine for games).
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    Not only that, but I wouldn't drop any m.2 SSD (even a SATA one) into that system for that matter. Only a 2.5" SATA SSD should be used, if any at all, in that system. And then, of the four remaining SATA ports, the OP will not even see anywhere...
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    Not only do you not have enough PCI-E lanes for the extra m.2 adapter, but your two existing GPUs by themselves eat up all 16 of the available PCI-E lanes on the CPU. That forces the m.2 card to use the PCH's PCI-E lanes. And although the P67 PCH...
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    Thanks again. As it turned out, my occasional POST problems stem almost entirely from a faulty set of RAM. I replaced the RAM, and all is well again.
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    E4g1e replied to the thread Cheapest AM 4 ?.
    As the OP stated, no MC nearby. What's more, the X570 chipset does not support any of the Bulldozer-derivative APUs at all (all Excavator-based AM4 CPUs are actually APUs with their IGPs disabled during manufacture). So the Excavator core APU...
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    That is the exact problem with all of Intel's consumer platforms. All of the storage connections on Intel consumer platforms are to the PCH rather than directly to the CPU. Comet Lake CPUs still have only 20 total PCI-E lanes, four of which go to...
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    I was on HEDT when I cared about storage io on my local workstation. I'd want direct cpu lanes, not chipset lanes that may or may not choke when I fire off a load test. Consumer platforms I use for gaming.
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    Actually, with the increasing reliance of newer versions of NLE (video editing) programs on the GPU (while still requiring a decently powerful CPU), it is very important not to have a severe imbalance between the two. Otherwise, the...
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    E4g1e replied to the thread Samsung evo 970 write speeds low.
    Sorry. I have not kept up with the mobile chipsets, especially since I never owned a laptop that's newer than Haswell. It boils down to the thermal performance itself. It is very likely that the low write speeds are due to the SSD running too...
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    E4g1e reacted to Shikami's post in the thread Samsung evo 970 write speeds low with Like Like.
    Incorrect The Skylake and 100 series chipsets is when the 3.0 spec and DMI 3.0 where implemented. The only exception was with the H110 chipset: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LGA_1151#Skylake_chipsets_(100_series) and...
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    E4g1e replied to the thread Samsung evo 970 write speeds low.
    The problem is that Skylake mobile chipsets do not support the full PCI-E 3.0 x4 bandwidth on their m.2 sockets. Your laptop is one of those that cripple their m.2 sockets. Officially, your laptop's m.2 socket only supports PCI-E 2.0 x2 bandwidth...
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    Actually, it is artificially high due to it being out of production and dwindling supply. The 9900KS, at current street price, is well over double the price of the 9900K.
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    Well, it depends on the specific CPU. Of the entire 10-series line, the only ones that are worthy enough are the 6-core/12-thread i5-10600K and the 10-core/20-thread i9-10900K, under some circumstances. The lower-level i5's might be crippled by a...
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    For AMD platforms, the rank configuration doesn't matter much. Intel platforms, on the other hand, strongly favor a configuration that has exactly two ranks of memory per channel over a configuration that has only one rank per channel. Two ranks...
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    In HP desktops, the integrated Intel graphics is automatically (and semi-permanently) disabled whenever a discrete GPU is installed, and there is absolutely no way at all whatsoever to force-enable the Intel iGPU. Therefore, it's either entirely...
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    At least you got the GDDR5 version. As such, this will tide you over until you save up enough money for an entire new build, and relegate your current PC to media playback duty. I would not have put any more money than that particular upgrade for...
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    Okay so I decided to risk it on a GT1030 with 2GB DDR5 memory. Hopefully it will work out! Otherwise Im going to have to get a newer PC, which I was trying to avoid as money is pretty tight. I got a low profile version, with no stick out fan...
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    Actually, a lot of things still rely heavily on the number of CPU cores, up to a point. For example, the GPU-accelerated encoding only applies to exports to H.264 and HEVC (H.265). All other encoding uses solely the CPU. What you stated does not...
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    What's more, Premiere cannot use both the iGPU and a discrete GPU for hardware acceleration at the same time. It's either/or. And if a discrete GPU is detected as a valid hardware accelerated encoding device, it (NVENC or VCE/VCN) will...
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