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    Rockstar CPU architect Jim Keller Becomes CTO at Tenstorrent: "The Most Promising Architecture Out There"

    https://www.anandtech.com/show/16354/jim-keller-becomes-cto-at-tenstorrent-the-most-promising-architecture-out-there
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    Intel (Marketing) Launches a Flash-style (Unity WebGL) Video Game: BFLOAT16, an Intel Deep Learning Boost Adventure

    Intel spent some of their resources making an interesting new flash-style game. It looks to be a mashup of marketing slides promoting their BFLOAT16 instructions, combined with Space Invaders or something. Ian Cutress has a video Play it for yourself here...
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    Are you single and own a Tesla? This new dating app might drive you to paradise

    An app called Tesla Dating is currently in the works, made exclusively for verified Tesla owners. The app's set-up is akin to that of Tinder or Bumble, except the only people that appear on the app are fellow Tesla cult followers...
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    Intel pre-announces (then un-pre-announces) Xe announcement event for August 13th

    I linked this to erek due to his interest in the subject, but he was too busy to write up some news, so I guess I'll do it. https://www.tomshardware.com/news/intel-vows-to-spill-the-beans-on-xe-graphics-in-20-days
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    Western Digital SMR Drives: the class-action lawsuit and the performance impact

    https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/05/29/wd_class_action_lawsuit/ You might be asking yourself how bad is this performance, and is it worth the minute of hassle it takes to fill out a class-action lawsuit form? Will at Servethehome performed a great comparison and even recorded a video about...
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    RUMOR: AMD A520 chipset to launch in September, 600-seies by end of year

    https://www.tomshardware.com/news/amd-a520-motherboards-ryzen-4000-zen-3 I'll probably go for a good $120-150 B550 board with a proven BIOS myself.
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    AMD's B550 Motherboards Start Appearing Online

    https://www.anandtech.com/show/15810/amds-b550-motherboards-start-apppearing-online I, for one, welcome our new B550 overlords https://edgeup.asus.com/2020/b550-motherboard-guide-asus-rog-strix-tuf-gaming-prime/ https://www.gigabyte.com/Press/News/1803 https://www.asrock.com/mb/#AllProduct...
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    Fifty Five AMD B550 Chipset-based motherboard model names leaked

    https://www.techpowerup.com/267344/55-amd-b550-chipset-motherboard-model-names-revealed With a rumored June 16th launch date, these can't come soon enough. Hopefully we get data about VRM design soon/
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    Epic Games store offers GTA V for free, immediately goes down

    https://www.pcgamer.com/grand-theft-auto-5-giveaway-broke-the-epic-games-store/ https://twitter.com/EpicGames/status/1260949362085150722 https://www.forbes.com/sites/davidthier/2020/05/14/epic-games-store-down-fortnite-launcher-having-trouble-as-gta-5-arrives/ Hopefully they fix it before May...
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    Tesla's New Tabless Electrode Battery Cell Patent Is 'Way More Important Than It Sounds' says crazy-person Elon Musk

    Tesla has patented a new “tabless” battery cell design that it says improves on existing designs. It's way more important than it sounds, says Elon Musk. "There’s nothing wrong with tab technology, but streamlining battery designs to remove them could save a lot of time, materials, and money...
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    COVID: The Outbreak (The Game) is officially launching on May 29th

    COVID: The Outbreak Announced I think the success of this game will depend on good viral marketing
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    AMD Releases AGESA ComboAM4 1.0.0.5 Microcode

    AMD Releases AGESA ComboAM4 1.0.0.5 Microcode 1.0.0.5 AGESA official! Hopefully motherboard makers integrate the updated AGESA into their BIOS quickly. Think this will have bugs like the 1.0.0.4 did when it came out?
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    Fry's: Intel Haswell-E Core i7 5820K for $329 w/FS

    Enter the 2011-3 platform with a CPU for $329 shipped (or pick up in store) http://www.frys.com/product/8133815
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    ASUS X99-Deluxe $359 w/FS @ Frys.com

    $40 less than Amazon/Newegg http://www.frys.com/product/8258706
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    Wolfenstein/Doom3 deals at GMG: New Order $24, Wolf 3D $1, RTCW $2, Doom 3 BFG: $4

    In honor of Quakecon, GMG has a 24 hour 75% off sale on some Wolfenstein and Doom http://www.greenmangaming.com/wolfenstein-doom-deals/ Use code P36EYA-K5JYKT-ABO7X9 at checkout for 20% off Wolf: New Order for $24 Wolf 3D for $1 Return to Castle Wolfenstein for $2 Doom 3 for $2 Doom 3 BFG for...
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    Intel Core i7 4770K retail boxed unlocked haswell CPU $300 AC @ TigerDirect

    Intel Core i7 4770K retail boxed unlocked haswell CPU $300 AC @ Tigerdirect http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/searchtools/item-Details.asp?EdpNo=8037048&sku=I69-4770K&SRCCODE=WEM3721TO&cm_mmc=email-_-Main-_-WEM3721-_-tigeremail3721&utm_source=EML&utm_medium=main&utm_campaign=WEM3721...
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    Confirmed: Microsoft pulling an Xbox One-Eighty with Xbone online policies

    http://news.xbox.com/2013/06/update http://www.giantbomb.com/articles/microsoft-to-pull-complete-reversal-on-xbox-one-dr/1100-4673/ site is getting slashdotted, here's a paste of the text:
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    Funny E3 2013 picture/gif thread starring Kaz Hirai [56K/Celeron Warning]

    I thought this would be appropriate. Kaz is god Reggie is funny old pics welcomed, as long as they're relevant no bronies or long videos please
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    Intel Haswell i5 4430 for $169.00 @ Frys.com and in-store

    ganked from SD retail box Core i5 4430 3ghz or some shit quad core no hyperthreadz http://www.frys.com/product/7680527 $189 @ amazon and stuff probably costs $5-10 for shipping
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    AGEIA PhysX 128MB PCI-Express 1x Co-Processor only $8 + $6.45s/h @ ebay

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/Ageia-PhysX-128MB-PCIe-x1-Physics-Processing-Unit-W056C-/221222511921?pt=PCC_Video_TV_Cards&hash=item3381e3a531 AGEIA PhysX 128MB PCI-Express 1x Co-Processor only $8 + $6.45s/h @ ebay You can buy one for the lulz or nostalgia or for a neighbor.
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    the egg has Asrock Z77 Pro4 board for $98 (or $88.20 after v.me) w/free ship

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157296 Looks like a pretty good deal, but there aren't many reviews out there.... seems to have everything id need except possibly SLI (but probably not) thx trustudio, lucid virtu mvp, 1x gigabit, two 16x pcie slots (2nd is 4x...
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    120GB Corsair Neutron GTX @ Frys for $109 AR($20)

    stolen from slickdeals saturday only $20 rebate http://www.frys.com/product/7350024 pay for shipping, or go pick it up in-store
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    Samsung 830 last-gen goodness 128GB SSD @ TD/Circuit City and Amazon (5 left) for $90

    For people desperate for the 830 128gb http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=2318704&CatId=5300&SRCCODE=LINKSHARE&cm_mmc_o=-ddCjC1bELltzywCjC-d2CjCdwwp&AffiliateID=lw9MynSeamY-e32PsFotRa6aVo6gCXOWzQ...
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    SeaSonic X750 Gold 750W 80 Plus Gold Full Modular Power Supply $100 + FS @ Newegg

    Yep Seasonic Fully Modular 80 Plus Gold Under $100 Free shipping order now www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817151087 use promo code EMCYTZT2397
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    Alice: Madness Returns for $4.99 TODAY ONLY on steam

    Alice: Madness Returns is back at $4.99 on steam. http://store.steampowered.com/app/19680/ Grab it today, while it lasts
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    SF Bay: AMD A8 3870K and nosebleed 9/9 Giants vs Dodgers ticket for $71.25

    Buy an (overpriced) Giants ticket, get a free AMD CPU Says you can meet Anand Lai Shimpi from Anandtech and get a free A8 3870K Press release: http://www.amd.com/us/press-releases/Pages/amd-san-francisco-giants-2012aug24.aspx Buy ticket(s)...
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    Kingston HyperX 8GB Desktop DDR3, (2 x 4GB), 1600MHz $15 AR($10)+$2.29 Shipping

    Offer expired, sorry guys. Kingston HyperX KHX1600C9D3K2/8GX 8GB Desktop Memory Kit - DDR3, (2 x 4GB), PC3-12800, 1600MHz, CL9, Intel XMP Ready 9-9-9-27 CAS latency 1.65V http://www.compusa.com/applicatio...0_K24-9917 Use coupon at checkout TRX67972 $39.99 -$15 coupon -$10 rebate (limit...
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    Crucial M4 64GB SSD for $84.95 + FS @ buy.com

    Crucial M4 64GB 2.5" SATA III Solid State Drive (SSD) - CT064M4SSD2 http://www.buy.com/prod/221150371.html List Price: $179.00 You Save 52%...
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    Problem updating BIOS on ASUS M3A78-T

    Hey everybody, I'm trying to update the BIOS on the ASUS M3A78-T, but when I try to update with EZ Flash 2, i get the error "Error occurred while erasing blocks!" and I cannot continue. I'm also unable to flash when using the auflash or w/e, I get a similar error. I didn't see any BIOS...
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    Problem with IBM Thinkpad touchpad

    My IBM R40 laptop's mouse buttons are screwing up. This laptop has an eraser-head, with left/right click buttons and a scroll middle button, and also a touchpad, with left/right buttons. earlier today, the click buttons weren't working at all, then I rebooted, and now the right click is almost...
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    Hot: Antec Super Lanboy $15 AR at NorCal Frys B&M

    Frys has the Super Lan Boy aluminum midtower case for $65 minus $50 MIR, for a total of $15 + tax link: http://newspaperads.mercurynews.com/ROP/ads.aspx?advid=32664&adid=3188934&subid=12306230&type=
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    HOT, Antec P180 for $99.99 at Frys NorCal B&M

    The local Frys ad has the Antec P180 case for $99.99 after $40 instant rebate. Link to the ad it's still $139.99 at outpost. lowest price on pricegrabber after tax/shipping is ~$125 I'm gonna pick one up today for my cfx3200 rig
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    New Intel rig problems, need some help

    I built a new rig with an Intel Pentium D 805, an ECS RC410L/800-M 2.0 with onboard video, and GSkill DDR2 Ram, when I turned the system on, it didn't POST, but it beeped twice, so I exchanged the motherboard for a new one. When I installed the new one, the same thing happened, so I went to...
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    Warm? Newegg has the DFI Lanparty NF4 SLI-DR Expert for 165.24 shipped

    Just saw this on their front page http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16813136166 Original Price: $174.99 Instant Savings: -$15.00 =$159.99 with $5.25 shipping. Most places have it for ~$200
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    FX-57 Rumors

    Does anyone know, or have a link, that backs up the FX-57 will be 2.8GHz? I thought i read somewhere it would be a dual-core based on the Toledo core.
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    ATI AIW with MythTV

    Hi, I'm wondering if anyone is running an ATI All-In-Wonder 7500 with MythTV on Linux? If so, was setting it up hard? and which Distro are you using? Thanks, KarateBob
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    6ns Infineon ram

    I recently purchased some ram with 6ns infineon ram chips (PC2700) and I was wondering if anyone has used these and overclocked them at all. I'd like to hear other people's experiences. TIA, KarateBob
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    SiSoft SANDRA file system benchmark problem

    Whenever i try to run sandra's filesystem benchmark on my raptor (C:\ windows drive) it give me this error: "The test file is too fragmented (152 fragments). Defragment drive fully!" I defragmented the drive 100%, and it still errors. but it works fine on my other drives, even when they...
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