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    Radeon RX 6800 XT Hits 2.8GHz Overlock On LN2 To Smash 3D Mark Fire Strike Record

    ^ I'm with Zarathustra. It used to be that we here at the [H] didn't really respect an OC unless there was a screenshot showing 24 hours of Prime95. I'm not sure what the equivalent would be for a GPU - Furmark, maybe? There's a completely different level of insane between "Holy cow I got it to...
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    No volume control through HDMI-CEC?

    I just bought a Sony A8H to replace our ancient TV. I can't get the Xbox One to send any volume commands to it via HDMI-CEC or the TV to accept any via IR. (IR out on Xbox connected directly to IR-in on TV.) Power on/off works just fine through the Xbox. It's just volume that's wonky. I'm not a...
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    Cyberpunk 2077 Official Gameplay Trailer Released

    Warning: Trailer contains story spoilers.
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    Apple M1 SOC platform discussion

    Laptops nothing. Those scores are damned near on par with my 2019 Mac Pro. That's bloody impressive no matter how you cut it.
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    Frustrating Apple calendar issue

    I'm guessing it's sync'd through iCloud. Turn off calendar syncing on iCloud then delete it from every iCloud device you have. Then delete it from https://www.icloud.com/calendar/ . Then wait a few minutes and re-enable syncing.
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    macOS Catalina

    For what it's worth, as of last night Apple fixed the issue. Also, getting Windows 10 installed on a PCIe drive was surprisingly difficult. I had to: Boot into MacOS Create a Windows installer USB thumbdrive Format the PCIe drive for GPT/HFS Boot into recovery mode Enable booting from external...
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    macOS Catalina

    I finally found an issue with Catalina. It's un-installable. I blew away the onboard SSD on my Mac Pro 7,1 and found out when I went to reinstall the OS that it can't be installed right now. Apple's servers are having issues pushing out one of the files (InstallESDDmg.pkg). You can download the...
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    Post Your Mac Setup!

    I bought the CalDigit TS3 so that I could use my single Apple monitor instead of the three 1440p 144Hz "gaming monitors" I was using. I'm probably the only person in existence to go from a triple monitor setup to a single, without any size increase, and to pay extra for the privilege.
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    Post Your Mac Setup!

    2019 Mac Pro base model 27” Apple LED Cinema Display CalDigit TS3 Plus to connect the two And sitting on top is my work laptop, a 2017 MacBook Pro 15”.
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    What's next?

    I've not paid attention to GPUs in about 5 years. Looks like nVidia's got the 30x0 series coming out soon. AMD's last card release was the 5700XT a year ago. Is there any news from the red team, or are you pretty much stuck on team green for the high-end market? edit: My Google-Fu was weak...
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    [H]ard Forum Storage Showoff Thread

    Damn, electricity where you live is expensive. This pulls about 10-11A (120V) under full load and our electric bill for the whole house is only like $150/month: It idles at around 9A, so your 3A per server estimate is actually pretty much spot on. edit: Ignore me. I see what you were getting...
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    ._ files on NFS prevent use of share

    If I recall correctly, MacOS doesn't support NFS v4.1 or higher. I also recall reading that Apple's not putting any further development work into NFS support, and that any support will be deprecated soon. I thought it was going to be in Catalina, but maybe whatever page I was reading was jumping...
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    ._ files on NFS prevent use of share

    This is an odd one for me. I'm connecting to a CentOS 8 NFS share from a MacOS Catalina box, and I've noticed that if any ._ files exist on the share, I can't use the NFS share. Even connecting to it times out. If there are no ._ files, I can connect and get a directory listing without any...
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    Netflix Test Varying Play Speeds: Makes Filmmakers Mad

    I'm one of those people that watches at 1.5x speed. Specifically, anime. Look, I don't understand the language anyway, and I can read the subtitles in 1/10th the time it takes the character to speak. The rest of the time, I'm watching a still frame with a moving mouth. It's frustrating. Imagine...
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    "Always on" tweak for Apple Watch?

    Looking for a way to keep an app running on my Apple Watch series 3 all the time without the screen dimming or turning off. The wrist-flick motion works about one in four times, and it's annoying as hell. Since you can't do custom watch faces, I've been using something that is basically a...
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