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    Cursor lags after sleep cycle/prolonged use 5950x

    There's a section in this latest Gamer's nexus vid about the 5000 series USB issue sam
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    RTX 3060 12GB

    3060's new MSRP is about $500 according to this article https://wccftech.com/nvidia-geforce-rtx-3060-custom-model-prices-unveiled-asus-msi-zotac-graphics-cards/ sam
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    Zen 3 Launch Availability

    looks like the 5800x is the only thing in stock here. sam
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    Microcenter has 5900x

    Get on the Microcenter fan Discord, lots of people (on the Cambridge MA section anyway) who will get stuff for you. Usually cost&tax&maybe a tip. sam
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    Microcenter has 5900x

    Cambridge MA shows 25+ as well. sam
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    Zen 3 Launch Availability

    Had a pre-order for a 5900x on BLT for a while, originally stock ETA said jan 29. On the 29th stock ETA was changed to "approx 3 weeks", today ETA says "none". Cancelled the pre-order. My 9900k/2080ti will hold me fine, will see what the hardware world looks like in the summer. EDIT: AMD's web...
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    Every desirable video card model is now OOS tonight. Unreal.

    I've just decided to wait 6 months and see where we are. My Win 10 (i9-9900k)and Arch Linux ( R5 3600) systems have 2080ti Hybrid and 2080 Super Hybrid respectfully, our bedroom pc (i7-8700k) has a 2060 Super 8Gb. Have a MSI X570 board (Mag Tomahawk wifi) I got for $200 a few months ago, was...
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    Zen 3 Launch Availability

    When BLT is out of stock a/o no eta on a product, you can't order/pre-order. With the latest AMD CPUs and both AMD & Nvidia GPUs, if they are OOS and no eta on a shipment, they would have a notice on the main page saying you can't order them and you won't find them listed on their site. As of...
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    Zen 3 Launch Availability

    Just got an email from them saying they expect to receive a shipment of AMD CPUs on 1/29. Not etched in stone but again I had figured I wouldn't get one until spring anyway. sam
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    Zen 3 Launch Availability

    Yup that's it. sam
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    Zen 3 Launch Availability

    Was able to place an order on BLT for a 5900X just now. Not sure if they are in stock or not but if I have to wait that's fine, not in a hurry anymore. They tell you to check back in a day for order status. sam
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    AMD.com Down?

    working fine for me. sam
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    Zen 3 Launch Availability

    Was just on Newegg, all the 5800X & 5900X (individual & combos) had add to cart boxes. Then of course click on any of them and get the oops we've encountered an error then everything goes back to auto notify. sam
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    2080 ti on EVGA b-stock for $1350

    I bought my EVGA 2080 ti XC Hybrid "2 years ago" right around this time for $1399. Now a "refurb'd" air cooled model is $1350? sam
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    UK looking to ban scalpers

    https://www.techspot.com/news/87992-uk-politicians-want-ban-ps5-xbox-series-x.html sam
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    I Bought a 6800 / 6800 XT Today!

    Was just on BLT's site as I'm interested in that Asus 6800XT Hybrid and now there is a notice dated today that certain AMD CPUs and recently released graphics cards are not presently available for preorder. sam
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    Anybody else taking Thursday 8:59am - 9:01am off?

    Given the 3090 isn't that much faster than the 3080 I'm just going to wait until Nov-Dec. By then we'll have a clear view of the video card market. Sam
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    For the 96% who failed to get a 3080

    So this is very interesting sam
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    For the 96% who failed to get a 3080

    Gamers Nexus video on yesterday sam
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    Used GPU Market Crash of 2020

    Got my EVGA 2080Ti XC Hybrid in jan 2019 for $1400. Was spoiled cause I got close to 90% of what I paid each time when I upgraded to 980Ti to 1080Ti and 1080Ti to the 2080ti but that ain't gonna happen now if the performance numbers are correct. have a few grandkids with gaming systems so one...
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    New four bangers unavailable?

    A lot of it has to do with all the hype when it was released- greatest gaming bang for the buck CPU shouted every tech web site and YouTube reviewer. Even when it was out of stock reviewers were using it to compare to other CPUs. Mine is out for delivery today Sam
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    New four bangers unavailable?

    Got an email from B&H this morning saying my 3300X shipped:) Says it's due to be delivered tomorrow. Sam
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    New four bangers unavailable?

    Just checked B&H and now there is no date showing, just a notify box. sam
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    New four bangers unavailable?

    Out of stock at Newegg. I have one I preordered from B&HPhoto back in May for $119, availability kept getting pushed back a week every week, today when I checked now says July 16. Sam
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    My EVGA 2080 Ti XC Hybrid arrives tomorrow..

    No, have no need to, runs everything just fine stock. Sam
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    My EVGA 2080 Ti XC Hybrid arrives tomorrow..

    2-1/2 months now and it has run just fine. Sam
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    Do YOU have Problems with YOUR RTX card?

    My EVGA 2080Ti XC Hybrid has been running 10-12 hrs a day for a month now w/no issues. Highest I've seen my temp get is 56c in games. Sam
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    Do YOU have Problems with YOUR RTX card?

    This the the thread https://forums.geforce.com/default/topic/1078162/geforce-rtx-20-series/rtx-2080ti-massively-die-/25/ Sam
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    Used 1080 ti's

    Sold my 1080Ti Hybrid for $600 today. Sam
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    My EVGA 2080 Ti XC Hybrid arrives tomorrow..

    2 weeks in and no issues under Win 10 or Linux Mint 19.1 . Sam
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    Used 1080 ti's

    I've sold a lot of my video cards over the past 5-6 years to friends when I've upgraded, never had one fail yet. Usually Zotac or EVGA cards. If my new 2080Ti Hybrid goes another week problem free I'll be putting my 2 yr old 1080Ti Hybrid up for sale. Sam
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    My EVGA 2080 Ti XC Hybrid arrives tomorrow..

    Happy to report it's been running fine for a week now, 8-12 hrs a day of Windows & gaming use. Sam
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    Do YOU have Problems with YOUR RTX card?

    Saw a post over on guru3d where a guy had his screen go black, saw sparks, smelled burning. Posted a pic of the back side of his card under the GPU where a few surface mount resistors got so hot the solder started to flow and they shifted position and shorted...
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    My EVGA 2080 Ti XC Hybrid arrives tomorrow..

    4 days in and no issues so far. Will still wait another week or so before I sell my 1080 ti hybrid. Sam
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    My EVGA 2080 Ti XC Hybrid arrives tomorrow..

    Have had it running for 5 hours now, so far no issues. idles at 25-27c, in the couple games I've tried only went up to 52c. FPS about 20-30% better than the 1080Ti Hybrid it's replacing. i7-8700k (stock), 32Gb DDR4 2400. If it's still OK by this weekend I may try some mild OC. 3DMark Timespy was...
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    My EVGA 2080 Ti XC Hybrid arrives tomorrow..

    Looks like I won't get the card till Wed. It's been sitting at the UPS depot since Fri but UPS is only doing special Next day deliveries until Wed. Sam
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    My EVGA 2080 Ti XC Hybrid arrives tomorrow..

    So my 2080 Ti XC Hybrid arrives tomorrow... I have updated my mobo BIOS (ASRock Z370 fatal1ty Gaming K6), my i7-8700k is running stock (liquid cooled), have the XC BIOS ready to flash if needed and have a EVGA 1000w G1+ PSU ready to replace my 3 yr old EVGA 750w. Besides the rosary beads...
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    Looking for a 1070 powered laptop - not MSI

    I don't have any, guess I lucked out with mine. Sam
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    Looking for a 1070 powered laptop - not MSI

    I just got an Eluktronics P670RS-G which is a Clevo based unit. i76700HQ, 16Gb DDR4, 512Gb M.2 SSD, GTX1070, 17.3" LG IPS GSync screen. Bought it through Amazon 2 weeks ago,they say list is $2599, they had it on sale for $1549 (now is $1949), same config on Eluktronics stie was $2300 at the...
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    Migrating standard ssd OS boot drive to M.2 nvme boot drive??? Also program to migrate 4tb to 5tb?

    I updated to the latest BIOS for my board the other day, 3.10. Sam
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