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    LG quietly launches 27" OLED monitor with 240hz refresh rate

    The monitor is interesting for what it is, however not at that price. Hopefully prices will start falling sooner rather than later.
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    AMD 7700X + 32G GSkill 5600 + Asus B650 Prime = 💩

    If your girlfriend is technically inclined she could reseat the CPU, take some attention on the CPU heatsink, how much pressure being applied. Only one memory dim would work as a troubleshooting step as well. It could be that one of the slots has some sort of issue. If not, the route with the...
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    Is It Worth Upgrading My GPU At This Point?

    This ^. Almost every newer processor will give you better results. Funily enough I upgraded my 2600K@4.5 and mobo to a 7820X@4.5 after jumping from a 1080 to a 1080 TI because i was getting the same results in the games I was playing at the time. However the 7820x was stuttering massively in...
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    Quick and easy overclock for a 12700kf and Asus Z690-P D4 Wifi board?

    The easiest one IMO would be to either let the Asus mobo OC it (but it will pump a lot of unnecessary voltage into the CPU => raising your temps) or going into Intel Extreme utility and just changing the multiplier settings. On my CPU I can go with 53x for 4 cores and 50x for 8 cores. Voltage...
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    EVGA will no longer do business with NVIDIA

    I agree with you, it is a sorry state as it is. However taking into consideration the prices that these AIB's are charging for their custom designs and also the fact that even OCing is yealding, in most cases, academic results, things are very expensive with very little to show for it. The fact...
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    Leaked Zen 4 Benchmarks...

    Evidently tacking the numbers with a grain of salt, but yeah as you point out those ECO vs normal numbers really paint an interesting image. From my point of view for the standard user would be satisfied with the ECO numbers in most applications. Also guessing that OC will be a pain for most...
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    EVGA will no longer do business with NVIDIA

    Probably the most level headed article up until now regarding this topic. Kinda sad to see them go, mostly due to their lenience in warranties regarding water cooling. However they have made a few mistakes in almost each generation of cards since Maxwell that may have lead them here. Besides...
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    Bulk thermal paste? Favorites?

    Arctic is good. For the prices you're posting here it's the clear winner. At some point used MX2 and 4 back to back. Both were good but i kinda liked the 2 more just because it was more easy to spread (5 is somewhere in between them on ease of spread). If that's not an issue for you go with the...
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    Did GeForce Partner Program really ended?

    Asus has a Strix for the 6900XT with all the bells and whistles :) . For the limits you need to look on AMD for this one. They are the ones locking up their cards. der8auer is touching on this subject a bit in this video (can't remember the time exactly, sorry) I'd attribute the lack of...
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    Red Dead Redemption 2

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    Lol evga Notify

    I bought a card as well from the queue, a 3080TI. However for the others where i signed up later than >1 day, evidently nothing came up. I canceled those other ones once i got my card. It's not a perfect system, taking into account some people bought multiple cards, but it's something. At...
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    Review the game you finished recently.

    Kena: Bridge of spirits You get to follow Kena, a young spirit guide, around on her adventure around the Sacred Mountain in order to restore balance to the world by restore peace to spirits that can't let go of the physical realm and move one. No exactly ground breaking story plot, but it...
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    Review the game you finished recently.

    Carrion Got it recently in a sale and enjoyed my time with it. You start out as a monster kept in containment and break out into the Relith facility. You need to make your way through various areas, this may include some backtracking as you evolve. This also triggers the biggest con for this...
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    F1 2022

    I'm gonna wait on reviews for this one. 21 had lots of issues compared to 20 and they never got around to fixing most of them. At this point and with EA in charge don't have many expectations.
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    Battlefield 2042

    Unfortunately DICE is so far up their own ass they can't see the light and listen to feedback. To a certain degree they should stick to making trailers, even the frostbite engine has it's major flaws and other devs can't use it properly.
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    AMD Pin Repair (3600x)

    In this types of cases, pictures speak a thousand words. :)
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    Upgrading in 2022

    Waiting or buying now is totally up to you and your budget, tbh. Have/had almost the same core components as you, with the CPU @4,5ghz except the GPU which was a 1080ti. Nothing wrong with it even in 2022, taking all things into consideration. Then i managed to get a 3080Ti via EVGA's queue...
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    Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy

    Just managed to finish it. I really had a blast with this one, definitely recommend it to those on the fence. Got it on Epic's sale and really glad i did. Has a few minor bugs here and there but nothing major to spoil the enjoyment.
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    Core i7-5960X 5930K 5820K Overclocking & Performance @ [H]

    Could be a couple of things, mobo, cpu, combination of ram. I'm most inclined to think the mobo has some sort of issue. I'm guessing the Xeon wasn't one of the overclockable ones, right?
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    Do I need to upgrade?

    First i'd look at some performance reviews of the games you play and look at the differences. If you're comfortable with the differences you shouldn't upgrade, if however you fell like you're missing out and have the cash, go ahead. You can use this as an example...
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    i7 7700k to i7 12700k worth it ?

    Think this whole discussion revolves around 'need vs want' and this is shifting for each individual. For instance in my case if i were to go Alder Lake, i'd go with a DDR4 board (for me DDR5 makes no sense at current prices, that is if you can find one in the first place) and i'd want one that...
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    i7 7700k to i7 12700k worth it ?

    Do you happen to have some numbers? It will put things into perspective. Also what mobo are you using?
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    Can i use an Intel i7 9th Gen in my Motherboard ?

    Technically, yes. However I cannot find much info on that motherboard. CPU TDP may become an issue here depending on how mobo is built. At this point i'd drop an email to Lenovo support and see what they say about a potential CPU upgrade. It can be a problem with these proprietary...
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    Can i use an Intel i7 9th Gen in my Motherboard ?

    Nope. The 7th gen CPUs uses 1151 (v1) and 9th gen uses 1151 v2 socket. While having the same pin number, they have different layouts.
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    Help! New Z690 Build - No Post / video output

    Probably CPU as Denpepe pointed out. You can also check the manuals for both boards and see what those error codes mean. Also when you fix your issues I'm really curious to hear your impressions and/or numbers from the CPU upgrade.
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    Cyberpunk 2077: Night City Wire premieres June 25

    According to the game counter i'm at around ~21h into it. My last visits in the game were after patch 1.2x character remained stuck into some scaffolding into a mission, needed a previous save to move forward with that. And at 1.31 while testing some RT performance while observing an NPC fight...
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    Cyberpunk 2077: Night City Wire premieres June 25

    1. Know what you mean and have done so with BF4. Played the heck out of it but i wouldn't do it again. Consequently BF1, BF5 and 2042 have been a hard pass on launch day for me after getting in on the demos, i mean betas. Gotten 1 and 5 eventually but at heavy discounts. 2. The thin patience...
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    Cyberpunk 2077: Night City Wire premieres June 25

    To satisfy your curiosity, yes i did. But you don't have to take my word for it, you can look for articles on the games state on various points of their life. Cyberpunk should have been launched after around 1or 2 years of more work on it.
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    Cyberpunk 2077: Night City Wire premieres June 25

    That was me. I don't usually preorder but i said it's CDPR, witcher 3 was a gem, how bad can it be? :ROFLMAO:... Haven't played it more than a few hours and that's because i tried to give it every chance. The bugs are atrocious and immersion braking in my case. Still waiting for a patch to make...
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    major price gouging on z690.

    Yep the price gouging is something else. I'm guessing everyone's trying to cash in on the GPU shortage... The saddest part is that it seems that enough people take these price hikes as being ok, basically encouraging this.
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    What's better? A newer SINGLE CPU or older DUAL CPU?

    Think it depends on what exactly you wanna do with the server. I'd go with the single E5-2620. Sandy vs Nehalem IPC. 6 vs less of a hastle of 8 cores. Power consumption if that is a concern. Also depending on the prices, isn't a newer platform better for what you need?
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    Battlefield 2042

    Yeah, the funny thing was that the BF4 beta was better than the actual game at release. :bored: the same was said back then "oh it's just a beta" . I get a lot of deja vu from this beta. From what i've played and my gut felling is to just wait this out at least a few months. I want to like...
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    Official EVGA Ampere Queue Thread

    Gonna bite on this: 1. How do you know that all people that have gotten multiple cards have bought them in good faith? Via forum posts? If so, i've got a bridge to sell to you. 2. On the second line you are already solving the issue for all of those waiting for other cards to drop besides the...
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    Official EVGA Ampere Queue Thread

    The amount of butthurt people over the recent change who already bought 2-3 cards is unreal. This along with the link where people are waiting outside Best Buy just to resell GPUs is disgusting ....
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    Do you even want to buy a CPU right now?

    Have 7820X in the signature, almost since launch. Don't really have a 'need' but I'm starting to have an inch for 'want'. Although prices are not really enticing me to upgrade.
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    i5-7600k to Ryzen 5 5600x worth the upgrade?

    Congrats. How do you fell after the upgrade. Worth it, after the honey moon period? :)
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    Official EVGA Ampere Queue Thread

    You're really optimistic with that timeframe on how things are moving at the moment! :(
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    What the heck is going on with my CPU? Low clock, low power draw at max util

    More that likely it's a combination of thermal/power/acoustics limiting the frequency to manageable level for that small enclosure. Have no experience with Intel Power Gadget but you can also use HWInfo to get some readings.
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    Hunt: Showdown on Sale $20 on Steam

    Haven't played this in a long while, did they manage to fix the graphics downgrade that they did versus alpha/beta?
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    Battlefield 2042

    I'm just going to say that BF4 didn't live (initially) up to the hype exactly because it was Buglefield 4. I know this is the internet and shitting on EA is the thing, but unless EA had intervened, taken BF4 from Dice Stockholm and given it to DICE LA we wouldn't be here talking about it so...