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    Youtube forcing ads on uBlock

    From wikipedia: "The uBlock project official repository was transferred to Chris Aljoudi by original developer Raymond Hill in April 2015, due to frustration of dealing with requests. However Hill immediately self-forked it" https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/UBlock_Origin You're right. uBlock...
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    Youtube forcing ads on uBlock

    UPDATE: Okay, so I tried removing uBlock and installed uBlock Origin instead (even though this is supposedly a known problem with uBlock Origin as well). UBlock is a forked version of uBlock Origin that has been stripped down and made lighter (fewer filters and features). That seems to have...
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    Youtube forcing ads on uBlock

    I don't see the ads themselves either, just the blank screens and 'skip ads' notifications. Do you see any of these with Brave?
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    Youtube forcing ads on uBlock

    I am using uBlock with Firefox. This has never happened before, and even with the most recent Firefox update it is still happening. This is what I am seeing..... Start of every video (all videos, doesn't matter which ones). The screen goes blank, and I have to manually click off the 'skip ad'...
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    Youtube forcing ads on uBlock

    I have uBlock which has worked great against any and all ads on youtube for at least 6 years. That is, until about two weeks ago. Now I notice at the beginning of every video, the screen goes blank and I have to click off 'skip ads' in order to start playing the video. Then at a random point...
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    Video RAM vs Cuda Cores

    Thanks so much for your detailed reply. One last question: What about future proofing? Would 8 GB of vRAM last 5 or 6 years? What is the pace for doubling vRAM?
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    Video RAM vs Cuda Cores

    Thanks, you're right, I should have specified what work apps I use: Adobe Photoshop Adobe Premier Elements (thinking of switching to DaVinci Resolve) Navisworks 3D viewer I sometimes have more than a dozen browser tabs open, plus Premier Elements, plus Photoshop. Just one 4K monitor 27" I...
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    Video RAM vs Cuda Cores

    I'm trying to decide between an RTX 3060 and 3060 ti for my next build. The 3060 has more memory but the 3060 ti has more cuda cores. Just wondering what programs would benefit from more cuda cores, and which applications would benefit from more memory? What are the trade-offs?
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    Need a New Video Card, and Quistion about GeForce GTX 1660 Ti pricing???

    I agree. I would wait for the RTX 3060 or 3060 ti. If the prices for these don't stabilize or come down, then hopefully the 1660 ti should come down in price. If not, then grab a 1660 super. There is very little difference between them. Steve at GN even said the 1660 ti isn't worth buying over a...
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    3800XT or 5800X ?

    Thanks. That's the exact cooler I have, the Noctua D15s. I'm still worried about 5800X temps however. So I am thinking about maybe going with a 3800XT and getting a slightly higher end GPU. It would be nice to have the extra performance and L3 cache on the 5800X though. In any case, I'm...
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    3800XT or 5800X ?

    Interesting. I hadn't thought of that. So spend a bit more on the video card, less on the CPU, and get Davinci Resolve?
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    3800XT or 5800X ?

    Too late for me to switch to Intel now. I already have a AMD motherboard (X470 Tai Chi) and almost all other components. Is the 3900X really faster than a 5800X ?
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    3800XT or 5800X ?

    Can't make up my mind. I was leaning toward getting the newer 5800X, but then started reading about all the hot temp problems. It's got me worried. I don't game, though I do some video editing, and a little 3-D work. I need 8 cores but don't really need 12 cores. I'd get the 5900X to avoid...
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    New 5800X Running Hot

    Looks like hot temps for the 5800X are not universal but still fairly widespread:
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    5800x cooling question

    If you get the 5800x, I would throw the best cooling at it you can afford, but even then, it may still run hot:
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    Question about non-reference card releases

    So with Nvidia cards it's usually within a couple of weeks? Good to know. Thanks.
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    Question about non-reference card releases

    I haven't bought a video card in ages and haven't kept track of when their release dates are. That is, until now. I'm planning to get an NVIDIA card next year (possibly 3060 or 3050 ), and was wondering....How soon after the reference cards do the third party non-reference cards (e.g. MSI...
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    Zen 3 Launch Availability

    So pricing and availability should settle down by April then?
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    Recommendations for anti-static mod mat?

    I'm looking for a good 48" x 24" anti-static mod mat. I've been tempted to get the ModRight Xtreme or the Gamer's Nexus mat, but they are expensive and almost always out of stock. Any other good large mod mats out there?
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    Will the 5900X or 5800X be your next gaming CPU?

    I will be waiting until the reviews come out. I still don't understand how something can be faster without faster clock speed. Is Zen 3 just supposed to 'feel' snappier? Or how is the supposed improvement in speed actually measured?
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    Best exhaust fan?

    Some fans, like the Noiseblocker NB eLoop create channels of air, whereas others spread the air out more. I wonder if that is the difference between static pressure and air flow fans, and whether either is more suited to being an exhaust fan?
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    When working on a computer, do you sit or stand?

    I'm looking for a desk / workbench I can use to work on my computer (build, repair, clean, and other non-computer related handyman stuff, etc). I am trying to decide between a workbench with a built in cabinet underneath (so no leg room for sitting) and one with 4 open legs and space for sitting.
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    Best exhaust fan?

    I'm assuming a good exhaust fan would work on the same principle as a good intake fan, since they both need to be good at sucking air in and pushing it out the back?
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    Best exhaust fan?

    Just wondering if there is a fan design that is more optimally suited to exhausting air rather than pushing air? Kind of like the opposite of static pressure?
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    Still confused about AMD naming system

    So if I have this right, the new CPUs (desktop CPU only) being released this year will be: Zen 3 Ryzen 5000 series? And the successor to say, the 3800XT, will be something like 5800 X?
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    Still confused about AMD naming system

    Ok, I'm still confused about AMD's naming system. I've been waiting for the latest desktop CPUs. I thought these were going to be the Ryzen 4000 series (following the 3000 series). Now I'm reading they are actually going to be the 5000 series. Was the 4000 series for laptops? Will the desktop...
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    Question about tempered glass

    I'd like to use a piece of tempered glass from a section of deck railing as an office chair mat. Is this possible? Is all tempered glass (e.g. from furniture, shower stalls, deck railing, etc.) more or less the same in terms of hardness and durability?
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    Can you use a NAS as a DAS?

    Thanks, that's great. Good to know.
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    Can you use a NAS as a DAS?

    Thanks. Are you are to hot swap drives if one fails without losing connection to the other drives? That is another common complaint with external hard drive enclosures.
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    Can you use a NAS as a DAS?

    Thanks. I've read that the Mediasonic boxes run fairly hot.
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    Can you use a NAS as a DAS?

    Just curious...after doing a lot of research looking for a good diskless external hard drive enclosures (DAS), I found that DAS's are usually not really well built. Every DAS I looked at had very mediocre reviews on all the major retail sites, with the most common complaints being a) fan noise...
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    Buying a CPU on eBay?

    Can you tell whether a CPU has been used before? Are there any marks or tarnish from heat, or residual thermal paste on it? Maybe someone could take it out of the new box, test bench it, and then decide to sell it if they didn't like the unit sample they got because it didn't hit the boost...
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    Buying a CPU on eBay?

    Thanks. Couldn't I get my money back through eBay if there is a problem, or not as described?
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    Buying a CPU on eBay?

    I have my eye on a Ryzen 3600XT listed as 'open box' (no original box, just plastic clamp).. I've bought other components on eBay before, but never a CPU. It kind of makes me nervous. Is there anything I should watch out for?
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    Looking for help in buying new 27 IPS monitor

    Interesting, thanks. What about wide gamut monitors that can be hardware calibrated and have optional native presets for different color spaces ? e.g. native sRGB? Would their text rendering be affected?
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    Looking for help in buying new 27 IPS monitor

    I've never heard this before. Where are you getting this from?
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    Best 140mm fan

    Hardware Scientist just uploaded his 140mm fan roundup: Winner: Arctic P14 PWM
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    Did someone test ECC RAM on new Ryzen 3000 ?

    Thanks. I'm building a new rig with an AsRock X470 taichi and a Ryzen 7 3800X. I'm trying to decide whether it's worth getting ECC RAM for it. I'd prefer to know if ithe ECC memory will actually correct any errors before I decide. If there are no error logs created, and no way to make sure, then...
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    Did someone test ECC RAM on new Ryzen 3000 ?

    Besides memtest, are there any other ways to make sure the ECC RAM is actually working to correct errors, and not just 'enabled' in the bios?
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    What is a Ventus card?

    Ah...thanks. I didn't know the Ventus didn't use Twin Frozr.
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