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    5600x undervolting guides?

    Thank you!
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    5600x undervolting guides?

    I would appreciate any assistance (links) that you have found useful in undervolting a 5XXX series CPU. I am attempting to keep the chip as cool as possible and to minimize the chip having to throttle itself. Thank you ...
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    3060 Ti Heat ... normal or did I just turn on the oven?

    My idle temps for the CPU and GPU in the Fractal Define R5 with two (2) case fans are at about 52C each. It is only when I run just about any game (even a simple one) that the temps go up (mid 70s C) and the air under my desk becomes noticeably hot. I was running a 1660 Ti and never noticed...
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    3060 Ti Heat ... normal or did I just turn on the oven?

    I just completed my latest build, including a Gigabyte B550 MB, 5600X (stock cooler), and an eVGA 3060 Ti video card, and a Corsair 750W PS all mounted within a Fractal Define R5 case. The rig that was replaced included a very old MB, a 3770K, and a 1660 Ti video card. It never gave me any...
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    Determining RAM compatibility for a new motherboard?

    Thank you for the wonderful replies so far. Sorry I did not provide more specifics. I am using a 5600X and am hoping to use 32 GB of DDR4 3600, or perhaps 3200 CL16 with faster timings.
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    Determining RAM compatibility for a new motherboard?

    Backstory: I am building my first system in 5 years. I am a fanboy on neither OEM so this time I decided to go with a Ryzen build. I have purchased a Gigabyte Aorus Pro AC MB (B550), a new power supply (Corsair), and just received my new processor. I plan to use a 3060 Ti that my son...
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    New gaming PC build: AMD 5600X/AM4 or Intel 12600K/LG1700? You advice is appreciated!

    Did you find it here?: Custom90s FS thread I appreciate the advice ... I've already been in contact with him.
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    New gaming PC build: AMD 5600X/AM4 or Intel 12600K/LG1700? You advice is appreciated!

    Could anyone recommend a (very) good B550 or X570 AM4 motherboard ... perhaps one they used in a personal build? Experience is the greatest teacher! Thank you!
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    New gaming PC build: AMD 5600X/AM4 or Intel 12600K/LG1700? You advice is appreciated!

    Thank you all for your responses. I've pretty much decided to go with the 5600X. The CPU is almost 4X faster than my current CPU, which does everything I want it to well. What is tipping the balance for me is the efficiency of the chips (max TDP of 65W versus 150W). A cooler case is a happy...
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    New gaming PC build: AMD 5600X/AM4 or Intel 12600K/LG1700? You advice is appreciated!

    I build a new PC to game every 5-10 years. Knowing that my PC (3770K w/1660Ti) was getting a little long-in-the-tooth, my very gracious son sent me a new EVGA 3060Ti for Christmas. We talked, and decided that either an AMD 5600x or the new Intel 12600K would be the best for me. Both have...
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    Tesla owner blows up his Model S with dynamite over $22,000 battery replacement

    Battery degradation is one of the major issues facing the widespread adoption of EVs. The Nissan Leaf is a prime example of the problems that face owners when purchasing these vehicles. The batteries in these vehicles are not cooled so they degrade quickly. Until someone solves this problem...
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    I'm new to VR and looking for a setup to play Steam games. Please advise ...

    I posted my config above. I have an old 3770K with 16GB memory and a 1660Ti and the Steam VR tester states that I am good to go. Was concerned that my system wouldn't have enough horsepower.
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    I'm new to VR and looking for a setup to play Steam games. Please advise ...

    OK, based upon the excellent information shared in this thread (especially by Chief Buster), I am looking at purchasing either a (new) Oculus Quest 2 ($300 plus tax) ... OR ... a sightly used Oculus Rift S ($200 with no tax). Which should I purchase and why? Thank you ...
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    I'm new to VR and looking for a setup to play Steam games. Please advise ...

    Outstanding feedback! Thank you! Yeah, it appears that Quest 2 is the way to go ... but Facebook ... what's up with that? I know FB bought Oculus back in 2014 but requiring a login? BTW, connecting via "AirLink (or Virtual Desktop) to your SteamVR" interests me. I checked it out ... easy. I...
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    I'm new to VR and looking for a setup to play Steam games. Please advise ...

    Hello all, The title says it all. I am heavily invested in Valve's Steam platform and am looking for a good, but reasonably priced solution to try out VR. The games played will mostly be from Steam. If it helps, I wear glasses. I was looking at buying the Oculus Quest II set that is...
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    What is your "coping" strategy for the time until you can get a latest-model Nvidia/AMD GPU?

    I need no coping skills as my current video card (a 1660Ti) plays every game that I play very well, leaving plenty of headroom for future games. I have noticed recently that the ridiculous asking prices on the FS/FT forum for video cards are dropping, with many cards unsold. Human greed ...
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    Microcenter Powerspec Duplicator i3 Mini 3d printer, shipped!

    Is Microcenter still in business?
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    2019 Best value card as of today

    Opinion: If you can pick up a 1070 for $200 or so you are gold. If not, a 1060 for around $100 is a great value. I've run into a few deals like this and passed. I regret passing on some ...
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    China Embedded Spy Chips On Supermicro Motherboards

    -57.1% 30 minutes later ...
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    Star Trek: Discovery Will Return on January 7th, 2018

    So if this is a case of deja vu, 30 years hence ... do you think that STD is going to last 3 seasons and will it be "accepted" by the masses? The "official" reviews for the show are rather good but the masses appear to be torn in two rival camps (with a small bit in the middle). Many love it...
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    Star Trek: Discovery Will Return on January 7th, 2018

    STD is great science fiction ... but it is not Star Trek. You simply cannot slap a "Star Trek" label on a show and make it ST. There are too many inconsistencies, timeline errors, technology mis-matches, excessive special effects with minimal/inferior human acting for this (IMHO) to be...
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    How to deal with a potentially fradulent buyer on eBay?

    From eBay's website: (http://pages.ebay.com/ebay-money-back-guarantee/questions.html) "What timelines should I be aware of? Seller’s return window: Review the seller’s return policy and return window before you make a purchase. If you did not receive the item, or the item is not as...
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    How to deal with a potentially fradulent buyer on eBay?

    EBay's money back guarantee policy allows buyers 30 days from the actual or latest estimated delivery date to open a case. If the seller shipped with tracking that shows delivery, the buyer's deadline is 30 days from the actual delivery date. For PayPal cases, the deadline is 45 days from the...
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    40" Samsung UN40KU6290 4K $290 at Best Buy (or $265 with $25/$200 Amex offer)

    Not in the least. I bought a 6290 for $300 and am amazed at the value/dollar spent. Moved from a 27" and will never go back ...
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    40" Samsung UN40KU6290 4K $290 at Best Buy (or $265 with $25/$200 Amex offer)

    If considering getting this TV as a monitor ... do it. After 2 days of ownership I am very happy with it ... and I still have a bit tuning left to do. Even without the adjustments it looks good out-of-the-box. The only other recommendation that I can make is to try to pick up in-store if at...
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    40" Samsung UN40KU6290 4K $290 at Best Buy (or $265 with $25/$200 Amex offer)

    Mine was received yesterday via UPS. The driver had a sad look on his face as he noted numerous impact points and holes on the box. He noted that the damage occurred before I took possession and then left. Expecting bad news I opened the box, removed the minimal accessories and stand and was...
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    40" Samsung UN40KU6290 4K $290 at Best Buy (or $265 with $25/$200 Amex offer)

    You do realize that 1942 was one of the best FPS game ever Acknowledging your point (low graphics requirements) but still arguably one of the best FPSs ever!
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    40" Samsung UN40KU6290 4K $290 at Best Buy (or $265 with $25/$200 Amex offer)

    Have you confirmed this? I ask because if not, I will have a little project on my hands once I get it set up. The most graphically-intensive game that I play (I think) is Serious Sam III ... and that is years old. I much prefer RTSs. I'll have to report back once I get it tested ... oh, the...
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    40" Samsung UN40KU6290 4K $290 at Best Buy (or $265 with $25/$200 Amex offer)

    Please explain "Granted I can't game on my 950 ..." Are you referring to FPSs ... or any game at all? What limitations should I expect with a GTX 950 and using this display at 4K? I play mostly WoT, WoW, Steel ocean and assorted (older) RTSs like the Homeworld Series. Not graphically...
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    40" Samsung UN40KU6290 4K $290 at Best Buy (or $265 with $25/$200 Amex offer)

    Thank you. I was planning on about the same distance myself with a wall mount.
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    40" Samsung UN40KU6290 4K $290 at Best Buy (or $265 with $25/$200 Amex offer)

    Thanks. I missed the "Click to expand". Still wondering how far people are sitting from their 40" TV/monitors.
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    40" Samsung UN40KU6290 4K $290 at Best Buy (or $265 with $25/$200 Amex offer)

    Ordered one on Sunday and it arrives tomorrow (Wednesday). Can anyone who has gotten their TV set "just right" recommend their setting to the rest of us to try? Also, how far are you sitting from the TV when using these settings? Thank you ...
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    Kaby Lake 7700K vs Sandy Bridge 2600K IPC Review @ [H]

    PC sales have a lot to do with Intel. The lack of performance improvement from Sandy to Kaby is indicative of stagnation ... or Mohr's law has kicked in. Why buy/build a new PC when my 5 year old one works just fine ... and the performance improvement (of the new) would be only 25%? I believe...
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    Kaby Lake 7700K vs Sandy Bridge 2600K IPC Review @ [H]

    I built two systems last summer ... and used Sandy and Haswell for them. The lack of competition from AMD IMHO has caused Intel to have a brain fart ... OR they just don't care OR Mohr's law has kicked in. Many discuss why the hobby is "dying". The hobby is not dying ... it is just hobbled...
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    Serious question for those of you who bought No Man's Sky.

    Wow, The Steam community reviews for this game are pretty harsh (Mostly Negative). I'll stay away ...
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    New MITX Build ... can't explain CPU usage and high idle temps. Your take?

    While searching for a solution I found this: svchost.exe (netsvcs) using 25% of my cpu I upgraded to Win 10 then downgraded as I preferred Win 7. I am going to try this and report back ...
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    New MITX Build ... can't explain CPU usage and high idle temps. Your take?

    OK, I finally got a chance to check use some of the advice that I've gotten here. I booted the system up and the CPU is running at about 25% with a temp of about 55-60C. I opened Task Manager and determined that svchost.eve (netsvcs) is causing 25% CPU utilization. I then did the following...
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    New MITX Build ... can't explain CPU usage and high idle temps. Your take?

    This is what I was thinking. The goal here is to eliminate the possible causes one-by-one.
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