I have been in que for either a 3070 or 3080 lower tiered cards since the end of october.
No notifies for me. I am now wondering if it was a mistake to go for the lower end cards.
Perhaps they are a lower profit margin and EVGA is not producing as many of these.
Fake shortage coming
I am not normally one to read conspiracy theories, but this sounds a bit scary (with the distinct chance some of it may be true)
I would like to hear what [H]ard folks think of this theory.
I have a Gigabyte Z370 and I run windows 7 pro. I had to get the lan and chipset drivers from intel . I got the sound drivers direct from realtek and am using a program called wufuc from github to continue to get updates for my "unsupported" coffee lake processor.
Wufuc is of course not...
Just got an 8600K this week. Last upgrade was Sandy Bridge. (2500K) I will be overclocking, but perhaps not to the extreme of the chip's capabilities.
I sure would like to get 5 years out of this rig. 2500K was a great processor. (still kicking too)
Overclocking exposes the limits of components. This is most valuable for me in picking the parts for my next rig. I may no longer push everything to the extreme, but I sleep better knowing it is better than stock and still has room to run.
Okay, flame suit on. I have not used an AMD cpu since I moved up from my Opteron system. But one thing I noticed after building several machines for family and friends back then, was that the AMD boards seemed to not be as polished as the Intel boards being offered at the time. Nics and other...