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    BATTLEFIELD 1 Revolution $9.99 @ Origin

    08-19-2018 BATTLEFIELD 1 Revolution $9.99 @ Origin website
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    MSI Z370 GAMING M5 LGA 1151 (300 Series) Recert $112 with promo code

    Newegg has refurbished MSI Z370 GAMING M5 LGA 1151 (300 Series) motherboard for $112 after using promo code (code is posted on the listing)
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    just received my EVGA Z370 Classified ... doesn't reboot after setting XMP-1

    I had a NZXT Z370 N7 and after they replaced the board twice I asked Newegg to step in and they did and will get a fiull refund (I'll post about it in the future, unbelievable what happened). So I order an EVGA Z370 Classified K because it was on sale for $160 at Newegg and it arrived today...
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    EVGA Motherboard Warranty

    just bought an EVGA Z370 Classified K at Newegg and was reading the pdf version of the manual and came across the following and thought it worthy of mention: Warranty and Overclocking EVGA’s motherboard and graphics card components are designed for and intended for enthusiasts. To be perfectly...
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    Which PCI-e SOund Card to use for Headphone gaming only

    the motherboard I use doesn't have an amplified headphones out jack so I need to get a sound card - but which one? When I game I use Sennheiser HD 599 phones 100% of the time The motherboard was expensive (for me anyways, $230) so I'd like to not drop a lot on this sound card. What do recommend...
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    I like this kid's reasoning(s) about 11 series release date

    the following is a good view as well, I think anyways
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    Myst-like games

    I miss the adventure and puzzle type games. For what seems like forever all they pump out are war games, space games, zombie games ... geesh surely someone out there has to be a creative type that can put out adventure/puzzle Myst type PC games once again only with today graphics - would be very...
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    NEW GTX 1070 Ti FE @ $325 shipped

    title said SHIPPED but that was an error on my part (how do I change a title? I can't find a button) GTX 1070 Ti FE ... seller has 3 left, ships from Hong Kong (they already sold 43 of them) ... $325 ($17 S/H)
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    GTX 1060/70/80 on eBay

    wow, have you seen how many listings there are on eBay right now for the 10 series cards? 1070's for under $300, 1080's for $400, 1060's (dual fan gaming models) for $220 ... I wonder of the stuff is even selling at that price point. I would think most PC gamers are well aware of mining cards...
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    11 Series Release Date

    I don't have a date per say, but as I was reading up on all the articles where experts are guessing July, then August, etc the following came to mind: What is the best sales day of the year where folks drop wads of money? For many it's Christmas time (you know, Jesus' birthday where it's the...
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    used EVGA GTX 1070 Ti @ $375

    EVGA GTX 1070 Ti for $375 (shipped) over on eBay Says used for mining for 2 months ... yea, sure but the price is low
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    Here ya Go ... used EVGA GTX 1070 Ti for $375

    over at eBay, one day sale ... EVGA GTX 1070 Ti for $375 ad says both cards briefly used (2 months) in a mining rig I think I posted this n the wrong area but I don't see the DELETE button anymore. Has the button been removed?
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    I think folks here do an excellent job of keeping this website interesting. Just wanted to say "Thanks" :barefoot:
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    Steam Link ... what is it good for?

    I got a Steam Link the other day when it was shipping from Steam for about $10 Besides linking TV's throughout the house (I have a small Condo so I have no need for this function) what else can I do with this box?
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    How Do Graphics Cards Work?

    if the stuff on that board is an indicator of how a GPU card works then, quiet frankly, I really don't need to know. But what I would like to know is how he got all that up on the board in the first place ...
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    All Good Things Come To An End

    Interesting video about the end of console gaming was posted to YouTube June 2018
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    I buy EVGA GPU's exclusively because they allow warranty transfer but ...

    I buy EVGA GPU's exclusively because they allow warranty transfer and the quality is good (10 series anyways) but ... as mining cards start getting returned for repair well, EVGA sends out a replacement which means you get someone else's card that has been repaired. So how will we know if the...
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    Mass Effect Andromeda + SB Audigy FX ... voices muffled

    Need some expert help with MEA and Audigy FX card while using headphones. I know how to access the basic sound panels in Windows 10 and I tried selecting Headphones as main default and used the headphones/Front LR output jack on the FX card and it improved but some voices/effects sounds are...
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    Mass Effect Rift Station/Peak 15 who fixed it ... no more black silhouettes

    No more need to use in-game console to input viewmode unlit ... I guess nVidia drivers have been corrected? Not sure who to thank really
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    ME 2 DLC failure ... help!!!

    Why is it that EA is THE ONLY gaming company I have problems with regarding games not running, etc? I still like to play through Mass Effect 2 and I have 15 items for DLC. The EA client will download one file but not install it and then the DLC stops DLing all togeter. So EA gave me a direct...
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    A question about Anthem

    " It's also safe to assume Anthem will be an entirely online experience, forcing those playing solo to still connect to game servers." what, exactly, does that mean? I play solo, no multiplayer stuff. Will the game I play be subject to unavailability when my cable internet is down or is it just...
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    All Time Best Looking GPU

    Was playing Mass Effect tonight using a GTX 1080 FTW ... it used 16% on Ultra :cool: and it came to mind the GPU I used to use years ago that could barely pull a constant 60 FPS and that was with textures on medium but ... I still think it's the slickest looking GPU card of all time ... is...
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    Sequel to Mass Effect Andromeda

    So online write-ups have Bioware Montreal working on anything other than Mass Effect. I realize Mass Effect Andromeda had a lot of bad publicity when it was released (and with good reason I might add) but they could have come back with a stellar sequel and that would have overcome the original...
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    EVGA GTX 1080 FTW $540 at Newegg

    it's May 29 2018 and it's HERE for $540 after $30 rebate
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    EVGA 400 N1 Power Supply $20

    EVGA 400 N1 Power Supply 400W for $20 + $4 Shipping over at the Egg
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    Slickest 1151 Motherboard

    Decided it was time to do another Intel PC gaming build and was hunting for a 1151 300 series motherboard. Used a MSI Z370 Gaming M5 for my last build in January 2018 and was about to order it again when I happened upon this one: NZXT N7 Z370 wow, it's the slickest looking motherboard...
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    EVGA GTX 1080 FTW $600 (shipped) at Newegg

    Wanted to give a pricing heads up for those who might be interested Just purchased an EVGA GTX 1080 FTW over at Newegg for $599 ($6 more for 3 day Fedex) today 05-15-2018 IMO Good price for a new high end card with 3 year warranty, 24/7 phone tech/customer service support and the ability to...
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    Not just GPU Prices are STUPID High

    if you can't afford a used GTX 1070 Ti at current over-priced pricing now's your chance to buy ... just the empty box for a mere $30 + $14 economy shipping LOL unbelievable. Who in their right mind would be oolish enough to buy an empty 1070 box for $44 ? They have six empty boxes available if...
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    does mining really lower the lifespan of GPU cards?

    based on many comments I've read here at [H] I found it interesting that 100% of the comments I read have been focused on the GPU. Gamers say they won't buy used mining cards on eBay, miners say the GPU's are under-volted and therefore actually used less than if it was used for gaming. What...
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    EVGA GTX 1070 Ti @ $449 (used)

    just came from ebay, saw an EVGA GTX 1070 Ti SC Gaming card posted there for $449 + $16 S/H 1070's are posted under $390 shipped. I no longer will buy a used 1070 unless it's EVGA, cost $300 or less and has at least one year left on the warranty
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    nVidia CEO makes a comment about GPU supply

    Jen-Hsun Huang (March 2018) Source: Nvidia CEO: 'We're Not Anywhere Near' Meeting GPU Demand [Forbes] "We're sold out of many of our high-end SKUs, and so it's a real challenge keeping [graphic cards] in the marketplace for games ... we have to build a whole lot more [...]," Mr. Huang said...
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    In need of info about the Intel CPU hardware bug

    Been reading the various threads here at [H] regarding the Intel CPU hardware problem, Intel CEO dumping stocks, etc. Just want to ask how any of tis will impact John and Jane Doe, you know - the gamers who build PC's mainly for gaming, VR, etc? I just did an Intel 8700K build two weeks ago...
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    GTX 1070 Ti "how it works" video

    ever wonder what those chips on the PCB are for, what they do, etc? i have and then I came across this video. It's not a deep technical walk thru, just enough to show you how a 1070 Ti PCB basically works. Not sure how accurate the info is but seems thorough enough ...
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    New Gaming Build ... 8700k | MSI Z370 | Fractal S36

    please remove
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    which video is right ... this one or that one

    To build or not to build yet, that is the question the video on top was released first, then a month later the other launched and I thought, "Both videos can't be true, can they? I wonder if someone forced Paul to make video #2 or else. Stuff like this makes me appreciate [H]ard|OPC all the...
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    Why are EVGA Z370 Mobos not in stock anywhere

    I saw an EVGA Z370 FTW posted at Newegg for $200 but after tey sold out it seems no one has it in stock, anywhere. Did EVGA decide to not market it anymore? What about the Z370 Classified that is/was in the works?
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    mem prices

    I realize it was announced that mem prices would rise due to shortage due to cell phones but cell phones use a much smaller casing than PC sticks so why the increase in PC prices, I mean, is it the same mem chip in a larger case compared to cell phone mem? Also, DDR3 has not changed in price...
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    not willing to delid 7700k and void warranty

    I'll be doing a PC build in about a month and have been reading everything I can about Ryzen and Intel CPU's mobos, etc . Was disappointed to read that so many had to delid their i7 series CPU's due to high thermals. Some i7 reviews say thermals are ok, others say way too high and to delid but...