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    5900x VID at > 1.45?

    I feel a little better. I would hope to see more of what that chart calls "Desktop Idle". I mean if I stare at CoreTemp long enough, I might see a couple blips of ~1.0v. But probably spending 80-90% of the time at 1.45-1.48v, not doing anything. Thought Asus might be up to something weird to...
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    5900X $500 on Amazon

    Funny how we all have our own little things. I figured, if the consoles have 8 cores, I wanted 12 "just cause" lol. I wanted the 5900x since release. I already had to mutter to myself last gen, when I had a "lowly" i7 4790k, the consoles at least had crappy Jaguar cores, and I at least had 8...
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    Any Reason Still to NOT get a Liquid Freezer 2 for AM4?

    Thanks guys. Ultimately I only waited a day or two and got one. With it being the last purchase, I def had ants in my pants. I got the 420 version. It was easy enough to mount by myself. Read some weirdness about needing an extra hand, maybe with a different rev or something (I got the 4). The...
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    5900x VID at > 1.45?

    I had been out of the game for a bit. Did a crash course here and Google when finally upgrading. I was surprised to see the VID fluctuating around, but mostly over 1.45 VID on an Asus TUF Gaming X570 pro. Idle is like 41C. I thought maybe I mounted the cooler poorly, but I think it's more the...
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    Any Reason Still to NOT get a Liquid Freezer 2 for AM4?

    Does the Rev 4 hardware basically alleviate all the AM4 woes I been hearing about? Sounds like it might still be a bit of a pita to install, but not toooo bad? Any reason not to get the biggest size I can fit? I realize performance drops off after 280, but for 30 bucks ehh.. Hoping to cool...
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    5900X $500 on Amazon

    Not bad for something being scalped not that long ago..
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    Xbox series X controllers on sale at $40

    Glad to hear the d-pad is better. It "looks" more like the 360 one, and that one was garbage. Ok so maybe it's just that it is disk-like shaped. But the old old one was bad enough I shuddered a little lol.
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    ASUS ROG 15.6" laptop - FHD, ryzen 7 3750h, 1660ti, 8gb ram, 512gb ssd. $699

    Funny, someone asks me today and this one goes up to 899. Any good deals on gaming laptops out there?
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    **It's DEAD, Jim** Logitech MX518 $19.99 / G203 Lightsync $14.99 and more on sale at Best Buy

    I'm still using my G5 at my desk (a lot like the MX518). I wish they made this dang shape in wireless still. Having to go wireless with a Corsair Lapboard I got, for using in front of the TV, drove me nuts. I loved the lapboard, but disliked all the new mice I got to try. Palm grip guy, they're...
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    [DEAD]Steam 2020 Halloween sale is here!

    The DLC is super new. I had just picked up the pass to get the next one too. Everything you've heard about the game good or bad, unless like in the last couple weeks is about the main game. I enjoyed it. That said, DLC is like 30 bucks at the absolute full price. If you want to roll with the...
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    [DEAD]Steam 2020 Halloween sale is here!

    Cool. Been thinking of picking up Black Mesa recently, and half off (10 bucks). Thanks.
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    How Does the GTX 1080 Ti Stack Up in 2020?

    I paid like effective $530 (tax and all) for my 1080Ti 3 years ago, essentially an open box type purchase on a ZOTAC AMP edition. I got a lot of longevity out of her. Kind of went off on a console tangent for awhile there with a new TV. Back in the PC space with a Corsair Lapboard purchase, and...
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    Steam Controller $5

    I bought a link and a controller when 20/25/40 was hot can't remember which. Haven't used either lol.
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    Prey Is $9.99

    I picked it up. With my Gamer's Club thing it was $8.50 with tax... so, yeah. Edit: and now I read the game pass thing :p. Researching though I knew about the 1 month and 3 month deals on that for xbox, which I was sort of interested in. eh..
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    Are Plasma TV's still good for gaming in 2019?

    I only recently upgraded from a 65" Panasonic VT60 Plasma to a 75" Samsung Q9FN QLED for res. The VT60 was good for me. I'm not some like uber competitive gamer on lag. I did swap out an ST60 just to get the figure down catching the VT60 on sale. I'd certainly have been game for a 4k version! I...
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    warm deal?? Samsung NU8000

    I had best buy price match B&H for the 75" Q9FN for 3299.99 with 10% cash back for getting their card (will pay in full, not worried about redonkulous APR). So not too far from a free PS4 pro on top. The Q8 and 9 have dimming zones. I understand a whole different ball of wax than topic, but...
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    HOT: Samsung 2018 55" "BFGD" 120hz @ 1440p with HDR CHEAP @ 799.99 or, Open Box $679 Best Buy ht

    Should probably clarify a touch in the OP. The way it's implied here that "it works with Nvidia cards", most everyone will interpret that as some form of variable refresh rate will work. I hope when eventually nvidia does support VRR over HDMI like one would assume with HDMI 2.1 (4k@120Hz and...
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    Xbox One X Bundle w/ Fallout 76 - $349.99 @ Newegg

    I bit, not sure why! I have a Xbox One I use barely at all, use PS4 way more, and I'm having a hard time parting with my 65" Panasonic Viera VT60 for anything other than a bigger OLED, which basically leaves me with $7k+ TVs. I know a 65" OLED will be "better", but I never upgraded a main set...
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    Battlefield 5 $25, COD BO4 $25- PC keys via newegg

    Not working. I may have unsubscribed from their mailing list. Trying to rectifty. Added my name to the list now, but didn't work yet. It says it may take 24 hours for subscription status to update. I'm going to try the code again later. Gah try to keep your spam down a lil and.... :(
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    Far Cry 5 - $13.50 - GMG

    Hmm. I like 3 & 4. Just felt like the same game. Price is right considering I enjoyed the rest, but wonder if different enough, or if I can play this type of thing a third time. Hmm...
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    Green Man Gaming 5 for $5 Sale

    Batman is OOS though. I bit, cause $5! Vermintide because ^ he said so, Insurgency, FEAR 3, Mount and Blade, Fireinheit. Only heard of the last 3 from this list. Thanks :)
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    [H]ot (?) Xbox One X With $50.00 Gift Card $399.99 @ Gamestop

    I resisted the tempations, and now i just look at this thread longingly. :( :p
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    [H]ot (?) Xbox One X With $50.00 Gift Card $399.99 @ Gamestop

    I guess everything has their use. I got a fair amount of use of my Xbox one when my usual gamer buddy was over for CoOp: Several Halos and Gears of War. PS4 having several exclusives I need to play: Horizon, Uncharted, GoW. I even got a lot of use out of WiiU when I had more than 2 gamers in the...
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    Green Man Gaming Summer Sale

    GTA5 for 15.87 flash sale might just bite. Only for another two hours though!
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    Perpetual Free Steam Codes Thread

    Tomb Raider! Thanks!
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    LG G6 issue

    Yep. Worked for me. Then facebook was down the next day, rearing it's head as crashing. Got me thinking my phone might actually be a POS (got back from RMA), but nah. It was def Verizon Cloud, and facebook downage.
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    Acer EB0 Series EB490QK Monitor - $404.99 shipped!!!

    A screen without a tuner is a monitor. I suppose whether you want to call it a "PC monitor", would be a little more of a debate? I mean, when you put it on your PC, I suppose what else would it be? :p Doesn't matter. The line is officially blurred. I'm just glad big screens are coming out with...
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    1080 Ti Extreme 799.99

    I got a regular amp I paid effectively 530 for open box last June. I dunno what I'm contributing other than this craze makes me feel good. :D
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    Guitar Nerds, 18% off at Amp Factory

    Jeebus. I'd have to do some research, but with my not very old Marshall DSL40C currently decomissioned, over I'm guessing some tube issues, certainly pisses me off and makes me drool a bit! From recollection Jet City is good for the kind of stuff I play. I thought for that price, must be solid...
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    Current 43" 4K options?

    So one thing I'm confused about, and I have the X800D, I figured HDR was just something a screen would support, and if the source (in this case a GPU) also supported, it would do it's thing. Or is that how it does work with the TV on Auto and Graphics set to some option? If I do set HDR10 on the...
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    How big is your Gaming screen?

    This is for a Panasonic Plasma? I don't know if I've updated in awhile. I have one of the last ones myself, a 65" VT60. My gaming PC is only involved with it when I use an extra doing HTPC duties as a Stream streamer, so maybe I'm already adding some latency, but any bit helps and I can always...
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    Nintendo Switch

    I know right. I bought it for a trip to my GF's family, she sleeps in and other such trivial excuses I sometimes come up with to buy stuff. We ended up with seats not even next to each other on the plane, and it just turned into a blink, there, gaming session. I started noticing other instances...
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    Nintendo Switch

    Instead of the dock outright I use this adapter that just sends out a USB C wire. Dock is behind my TV, so it doesn't really bother me this solution might seem a little cludgy. I just layed the switch on...
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    How big is your Gaming screen?

    43" 4k just a couple of months. 1080Ti seemed overkill for my games at 1440p, so I upgraded. Wish I had more gpu at times, but very admiral job. Round and round we go lol.
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    Wolfenstein NC - $36.39 after promo code -

    Think the code will work on Destiny 2? They had me get dangerously close to check out without me seeing a spot to enter the code. I've never used them before, but am obviously aware of them. edit: ok so the code is for 6.66% off, it would still be high priced. Kind of helpful to know these...
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    Sequel Middle Earth: Shadow of War Confirmed

    Cdkeys had it for 35 when release was approaching (not anymore), but I read on IGN that it will be a promo for 1080 & 1080Tis. I have a Ti so I'm hoping to score a game voucher for a good price in a wee bit. I did just beat the last one. I did think it was a little repetitive, but by the time I...
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    Are you happy with your Pascal investment?

    I upgraded from a 1070 to a 1080Ti when the opportunity became available rather cheaply. About $150. Stacked discounts on an open box 1080Ti, sold my 1070 during mining craze for a better than youd usually get flogging a used card price. I am much happier with the Ti. The 1070 was billed a 1440p...
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    GTX1070TI spotted

    As one user pointed out with shader counts, they did shut off 2 clusters of cores for the 1070. They could split the difference by reenabling one. So there is an easy card to release. It could just be that with or without GDDR5x. Gap was bigger than 970 to 980 seemingly on purpose that's for...
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    Am I kidding myself into thinking I can use a 40" 4K TV 2-3 feet away from me ?

    For 90% gaming (unless it's like something uber competitive), I'd say go for it. I just went to a 43" 4k TV from a 32" computer monitor. I find myself burning through my backlog now! For stuff like surfing, well I find I just need to get used to using it a bit differently. For instance, I...
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    DOOM Doomed?

    Doom over Wolfenstein for me! Working my way through some backlog, getting so annoyed that every game now seems to have too many "sneak" portions. Just want to blow ish up sometimes!