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    Anyone get their Steam Deck ordered?

    Well shit. I got the email today for the 512, they took my money. I pre-ordered day 1 within first couple of hours. Only what, a year wait?
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    Anyone get their Steam Deck ordered?

    Yuck! Long wait ahead.
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    Crucial Ballistix is officially dead

    I just want naked ram modules with same specs as the ballistix; not a fan of the gaudy heatsinks and RGB. The naked ram modules the manufacturers sell now are always the bottom of the barrel timings.
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    Notebook Review and Forums closing 1/31/2022

    Wow, counted on tons of reviews from that site. I remember a great user base on the forums, many laptop issues and mods are model specific so tons of info hidden in the forums. I didn't realize they were in trouble.
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    3080 12 GB

    What I care about.... are these new 3080's going to be intentionally LHR limited?
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    Anyone running their 3080/3090 with a vertical GPU mount?

    I run a 3080 vertical in a o11d with the EK vertical (standard) kit. I run all fan positions and had to change my fan orientation for bottom fans to exhaust and side fans to intake but overall pretty happy with the results in the case (when I kept my original fan orientation I got worse temps)...
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    Steam Deck Shipments Delayed

    My ETA seems be "After Q2 2022" - Was day one preorder but not the initial batch.
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    Cyberpunk 2077 Playstation & Xbox - $10 @ Target

    FYI Double dipped last time this was this price at BB; bought on release day for PC ofc. Found out that there is no user-definable FOV like on PC. For a guy who gets motion sick too easily I can't really play it on console as a result. Maybe they will add it later, probably not.
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    China declares all crypto transactions illegal

    For serious? China bans crypto every 6 weeks for the past 3 or so years.
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    Steam Turns 18 YO Today - Rolled Out: Sept. 12 2003

    Sept 29, 2003. Good memories.
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    PlayStation Showcase 2021

    Where is this damn firmware update for NVME SSD support.
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    Official PS5 Thread

    Bought a $$$ gen 4 drive only to find the firmware is not easily obtained :( when did you sign up
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    So is all this madness still in full swing?

    I'm super behind on the insider info but.... secondary market prices dipped and went back up slightly. LHR cards have been partially un-LHR'd by way of mining software update. There's other news about manufacturing fab costs going up and I swear I saw something about memory prices coming down...
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    What was your 1st 3D video card ?

    Voodoo 3 2000 pci After that, Elsa Gladiac GeForce 2 GTS
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    Xbox Series S was available all day on 7/23 must have had a ton of stock come in (old post locked)

    I love my S but the internal nvme allows enough disk space for maybe 2-3 AAA games and the 1tb upgrade costs $190-$220 which is more than half the cost of the system. Desparate for space, I installed an external 2tb slow-bro laptop drive today with a $10 usb3 interface and will see how it does...
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    Steam Deck officially announced by Valve

    I thought I had ordered at a decent time on the 16th but guess not soon enough, q2 2022 for a 512gb.
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    3070 - sell, keep, or mine?

    Sell 2070 Keep 3070 Step up queue to 3080 or whatever Mine with the 3070 while you wait Piece of cake.
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    Identify a used GPU card that was used in mining?

    Can you tell physically or even via software if a CPU has been undervolted and overclocked? Same difference really. Any miner worth their salt will undervolt to save electricity and max out the overclock on the memory to maximize hashrate. AMD GPU's have needed bios hacks to bypass limits but...
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    I'm not going to buy a GPU with a hash limiter

    My issue is. How can we be sure that these cards aren't gimped somewhere else or will be gimped sometime else in the future? How would you like buying a car and not getting the full performance out of the thing that you paid for? I guess Dieselgate is an interesting example of that. Who...
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    I can get a RTX 3070 for MSRP (actual MSRP) should I ?

    Of course you should do it. Run, don't walk.
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    Arctic MX-5 Thermal Compound Listed Ahead of Launch

    This mx 5 stuff is very thick and is also blue.
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    MSI X570 Tomahawk review: possibly the best $200 X570

    Anyone have issues using XMP with this board? Using run of the mill t-force ddr4 and system seemed less stable using XMP. My BIOS is older, I should update it.
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    Fry's Electronics permanently closing Feb 24, 2021

    Frys was honestly dead long before covid hit, they had embarrassingly barren shelves for quite some time. Great memories though, our store always had some particularly attractive returns employees.
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    Ebay charges tax?

    Yeah it's the worst. You pay tax on what you buy and from the selling side their fees and payments changes make it just that much better.
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    Cyberpunk 2077: Night City Wire premieres June 25

    Fork you GOG , cannot login due to 2fa not sending me confirmation code email. Checking reddit, I am not the only one either.
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    [DEAD]Steam Autumn Sale 2020 has started! runs from November 25 to December 1, 2020 10AM PST

    Is this the sweet spot price for Doom Eternal via Steem?
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    Gotta opt in to get the last 18% back from 2017 NiceHash breach.

    "Minimum withdraw amount is 0.001 BTC" - annoying!
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    Ugly GPUs

    This thread delivers haha. https://www.theverge.com/2015/9/9/9274915/graphics-card-boxes-weird-art
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    Time to Take Moore's Law is Dead Nvidia Article Seriously...

    We need guys like MLID to talk about elephants in the room but.... If stock was so low that AIB cards sold out as fast as FE cards, I don't exactly see how nvidia is rolling in the dough any more or less than with other launches.
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    EVGA B-stock 1080ti $349

    I got the ftw3 in, came in a fancy rainbow box rather than the plain brown one. So far so good.
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    IKEA Partners with ASUS' Republic of Gamers Brand for Gaming Furniture

    I shouldn't be so mad about this but Ikea's processes really couldn't handle the demand for furniture well during these past few months. I had to axe my dreams of a big ass ikea desk after striking out through June and July and checking their online stock daily. They also have a history of...
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    EVGA B-stock 1080ti $349

    Felt like it was a good time to snag a 1080ti FTW3 which will supplant a 1660ti; honestly overkill since I don't play anything near cutting edge titles but I upgraded to a 1440p 144hz monitor this year. $350 is a stretch in my book but I just can't see the 2 series dropping that hard until the...
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    Ryzen 5 3600 $155 @ MC + $20 off motherboad = $135. In-store only

    Snoozed and losed. Up to 175 now everywhere else.
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    Prolimitech Megahalems on AM4

    I've got an old skool Prolimitech Megahalems heatsink I'd like to adapt to AM4. Prolimitech no longer supports for AM4 but hoping a cooler master or Noctua mounting kit might be a viable solution... anyone have any experience or advice? Board would be b450 Tomahawk. All I have found is this...
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    Free: Two non functioning GeForce GTX 1080 Founders

    Throw my hat in why not!
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    Heavily Overclocked RTX 2080 Ti Averages 51 FPS in 3DMark Raytracing Benchmark

    Curious why this type of event is held in Vietnam?
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    Tom Cruise Thinks You Should Turn Off Motion Interpolation

    This stuff makes me motion sick, walk into Costco every time and I SMH at the awful motion smoothing. As I get older I realize I easily get motion sick though.
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    The Nintendo 64 Classic Could Be Arriving Soon

    The real value is the upscaling capability of these things. N64 is not so easy to get the best p.q. out of so this is a much cheaper and easier route.
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