Recent content by NobleX13

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    Ebay charges tax?

    I totally get that, but that wasn't my point. The Chinese don't give a damn about US copyright laws, among other things. Why would the largest direct-to-American-consumer Chinese retailer start collecting sales tax? Bangood, Gearbest, DHGate, FastTech, and countless others don't. There are...
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    Ebay charges tax?

    I lost it when AliExpress caved in to US pressure and started collecting sales tax.
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    What exactly is the deal with GPUs

    I only lived in Texas for a year, when I was 3. So nope, don't get it. :)
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    Official NVIDIA Ampere In-Stock Thread

    If they do agree to a settlement I hope them ship a goddamn pallet of the stuff to her house. I sure would.
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    Official NVIDIA Ampere In-Stock Thread

    Move to the frozen shithole of Hoth where I live.
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    Official NVIDIA Ampere In-Stock Thread

    Lucky! I scored another 3070 FE for a friend. Wanted the 3060 TI but no dice.
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    Man swallows earbuds while sleeping

    As a PSA, if you have trouble swallowing food (or wireless earbuds) on occasion go to the goddamn doctor. I started choking on food from time to time a couple years back. Turns out I had terrible acid reflux that I otherwise would not have identified. Now that I am on a proton pump inhibitor...
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    Post your mining rigs!

    Nice work boys! I would post photos of my setup but I had to break everything down and scatter the GPUs to the four winds since I ran into a power supply issue and could not be down a week waiting for my ParallelMiner order to arrive. I had everything zip tied to a wire shelf from Target, but...
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    AMD B550 BIOS quick question / AGESA 1.2.0.0 safe for Zen 2?

    I am running an ASRock B450M Pro4. I updated to the latest BIOS for Zen 3 support and could still run my Ryzen 5 1600AF and 2400GE without a problem. It seems like the whole "there is no turning back!" thing was a CYA move from AMD. Obviously every manufacturer has a different amount of free...
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    Where is this urgency for new GPUs coming from?

    It's tin foil hat time. Maybe this all a membership drive for GeForce Now/Stadia/Luna and their ilk? :borg:
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    Where is this urgency for new GPUs coming from?

    Tickle me elmo comes to mind.
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    AMD Ryzen 7 5700G ENGINEERING SAMPLE ES

    Hopefully they release these to retail/DIY market. But I doubt it. I heard on the rumor mill that the CPU performance of this part could exceed that of the 5800X, and if it does AMD is likely to make it OEM only like the Renoir APUs are. Given the lack of PCIe 4.0 they would probably have to...
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    NVIDIA to Re-introduce GeForce RTX 2060 and RTX 2060 SUPER GPUs

    My money is on supply chain issues. Samsung can only churn out so many 8nm wafers, and NVIDIA is now trying to roll out the entire Ampere product stack top-to-bottom. Maybe they had to reallocate wafers to start churning out mobile GPUs? I'm guessing TSMC has extra 12nm fab capacity since...
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