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    Visiontek Mystery Box ( $5, $10, $20, $50 *Premium GPU?* )

    Screw it. I'm in for one.
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    [H]OT AMD 5900X $479.00 Shipped @ Bestbuy

    *cries in $549 launch price* Seriously though, a good deal.
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    [Microcenter In-Store Deal] $99 Creality Ender 3 Pro

    These "new customer only" coupons can be frustrating. They require a "real" cell phone number to verify. Google Voice didn't work for me. I make it a habit of collecting cheap prepaid lines and activating them for promos like this. I got two free 240GB SATA SSDs at the Tustin, CA store while...
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    Pixel 6 / Pixel 6 Pro

    I foolishly believed Best Buy when they said "preorder today, pickup on 10/28" at my local store, so I cancelled my Google Store order that had an estimate of 11/3-11/4. I got an email last night saying that my order was delayed but that they were still working on it. I wonder if Google...
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    Intel Core i9-12900K, i7-12700K, i5-12600K Specs, Pricing & New TDP!

    Like last time I am expecting a price drop a few months after these hit retail, once AMD fires back with Zen 3D.
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    Rumor: Nvidia allegedly halting RTX 3000 production this October to keep prices as high as possible until 1H22

    I dunno, I kind of think that this is all part of NVIDIA's ploy to ratchet up prices for the next gen.
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    Hosting Servers behind CG-NAT (port forwarding through WireGuard tunnel)

    I have recently switched to T-Mobile Home Internet, and speeds have been great. I have been getting between 150 and 300 Mbps download, and 50-100 Mbps upload most of the time. However, I host a few services from home and need to be able to expose them to the outside Internet. I purchased a...
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    3080 Ti EVGA Notify Queue

    I got the notification and ordered one using the OP's associate code as well. Going to mine on this for six months and see where I end up. Winter is coming and power drops to 5.5C/kWh here
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    ryzen 7 5700G: How do you connect the video out ?

    No separate Luma and Chroma? Bummer. Hopefully it's at least composite and not RF out. Yuck!
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    GPU prices — is the worst behind us ?

    Somebody has visited Venezuela!
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    Remembering deals of yesteryear

    I finally found out that you need Firefox, along with a TamperMonkey script, in order to snipe RDNA2 cards from on Thursdays. No matter how many times I tried in Chrome it just wouldn't work. But I managed to snag a 6700 XT at MSRP, if just barely.
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    Remembering deals of yesteryear

    Sometimes I like to look at my eBay purchase history and wonder how we have strayed so far from reasonable GPU prices. Anybody else? And no, I don't own any of these cards any more. Most of these went into builds that ended up with friends or family.
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    why is AMD always behind on video decoding support? if decoding is a separate module?

    That P4 Willamette isn't that old. Right guys? Right? I would have killed for one of those back in 2000. We had some in the library at my middle school (No clue how they got the money for that). They ran circles around my 166Mhz Pentium at home.
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    GPU Shortage Got You Down? GeForce GT 730 Makes a Comeback

    I just installed a GT 730 in my upstairs rig. It's good enough for Minecraft.
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    EVGA is giving 24 hour priority queue access to Elite members

    I was able to snag one, but I sold it at cost to a close friend. It's still a madhouse out there but it will get better. AMD drops seem to be on Thursdays around 10;30 AM CST. It's still run by DigitalRiver which is a crapshoot, but it's possible to get cards from time to time. I am guessing...
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    EVGA is giving 24 hour priority queue access to Elite members

    $1,200 is too much. I'd rather have a 6900 XT.
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    GTX 1080 for $480

    Gotta get that undercoating.
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    Alphacool drops some new radiators and some new coolant, or is it?

    This thing is huge! Looks like a car radiator, or those old heater cores people used back in the day.
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    dumb question? how stripped is h510 vs b560?

    Only two memory slots on the boards I have seen so far. You also only get six chipset PCIe lanes.
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    What exactly is the deal with GPUs

    I was at the perinatologist with my wife for her 20-week exam. Discord notifications on my phone were too delayed to get in the Best Buy queues fast enough to snag anything.
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    Official NVIDIA Ampere In-Stock Thread

    I think they follow the same rules as other money-transmitting businesses. They don't report unless you have $20,000 in activity AND 200 transactions. Unless you are in DC...
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    Am I about to get scammed?

    If I helps I sold an RX 480 during the last mining boom to a russian guy on eBay using a reship service. Made it just fine.
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    Nevermind, I am dumb

    Oops. Makes sense.
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    Nevermind, I am dumb

    I just clicked the "Check availability" button for RDNA 2 on and this is what I am seeing. What the hell? Edit: It's Canadian pesos. Oops
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    AMD EPYC “Genoa” (Zen4) to feature 96 cores across 12 chiplets, 12-channel DDR5 memory and SP5 (LGA6096 socket)

    It's a shame VMware has caught on and is now only licensing 32 physical cores per license. Otherwise I would be all over this in the datacenter. Two 1U servers with these bad boys and 2TB of RAM each would house my VDI cluster with room to spare. Then again, we still have old Haswell-E stuff...
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    eBay Bucks Program 1% earnings is ending

    eBay is going to be raking in record profits sucking in all these stimulus dollars here soon. They won't even notice an extra 1% in profits. What the hell. :(
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    Ebay charges tax?

    I totally get that, but that wasn't my point. The Chinese don't give a damn about US copyright laws, among other things. Why would the largest direct-to-American-consumer Chinese retailer start collecting sales tax? Bangood, Gearbest, DHGate, FastTech, and countless others don't. There are...
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    Ebay charges tax?

    I lost it when AliExpress caved in to US pressure and started collecting sales tax.
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    What exactly is the deal with GPUs

    I only lived in Texas for a year, when I was 3. So nope, don't get it. :)
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    Official NVIDIA Ampere In-Stock Thread

    If they do agree to a settlement I hope them ship a goddamn pallet of the stuff to her house. I sure would.
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    Official NVIDIA Ampere In-Stock Thread

    Move to the frozen shithole of Hoth where I live.
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    Official NVIDIA Ampere In-Stock Thread

    Lucky! I scored another 3070 FE for a friend. Wanted the 3060 TI but no dice.
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    Man swallows earbuds while sleeping

    As a PSA, if you have trouble swallowing food (or wireless earbuds) on occasion go to the goddamn doctor. I started choking on food from time to time a couple years back. Turns out I had terrible acid reflux that I otherwise would not have identified. Now that I am on a proton pump inhibitor...
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    Post your mining rigs!

    Nice work boys! I would post photos of my setup but I had to break everything down and scatter the GPUs to the four winds since I ran into a power supply issue and could not be down a week waiting for my ParallelMiner order to arrive. I had everything zip tied to a wire shelf from Target, but...
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    AMD B550 BIOS quick question / AGESA safe for Zen 2?

    I am running an ASRock B450M Pro4. I updated to the latest BIOS for Zen 3 support and could still run my Ryzen 5 1600AF and 2400GE without a problem. It seems like the whole "there is no turning back!" thing was a CYA move from AMD. Obviously every manufacturer has a different amount of free...
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    Where is this urgency for new GPUs coming from?

    It's tin foil hat time. Maybe this all a membership drive for GeForce Now/Stadia/Luna and their ilk? :borg:
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    Where is this urgency for new GPUs coming from?

    Tickle me elmo comes to mind.