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    New ASUS BIOS Enables Curve Optimizer for 5800X3D

    Looks like not all boards, yet - but keep an eye out! https://old.reddit.com/r/Amd/comments/z7qw2z/asus_released_updated_bios_that_now_allows_to_use I just checked Crosshair VIII Hero Wi-Fi and Dark Hero - nothing, yet….
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    $99.99 @ SteelSeries Arctis 7+ Wireless Gaming Headset

    $99.99 @ Amazon https://www.amazon.com/SteelSeries-Arctis-Wireless-Gaming-Headset/dp/B09KMHMYPF/ Got my son the 7 last year - he loves it and still uses it every day today. The 7+ has a USB-C dongle that makes it a lot more portable. Worth a shot if you're in the market! Reviews are solid...
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    Quad-SLI for a Song (GTX 690 x2)

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/225261811756 Ends in hours!
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    4TB WD_BLACK SN850X NVMe SSD $375 [DEAD]

    https://www.westerndigital.com/products/internal-drives/wd-black-sn850x-nvme-ssd Smaller sizes on sale, too! EDIT: you can buy at this price on Amazon but you have to choose other sellers - they're backordered ETA December 20th. My guess is it will arrive a lot sooner. EDIT2: 4TB shows sold...
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    FS: EVGA SOLD: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 FTW3 Ultra - $500

    EDIT: sold! 473 days of warranty left as of 11/22/22. Got this one via RMA but I have a retail box for it (doesn’t match the serial of the card because I made a mistake when I traded the other one and didn’t make sure it matches). Works perfectly - just upgraded to RTX 4080. $500 regular...
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    FS: Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves Collection $25

    Requires a Ryzen 5000 CPU to redeem. $25 F&F PayPal Heat: https://www.heatware.com/u/124338/to
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    FS: EVGA GeForce RTX 3090 Ti FTW3 Ultra - $889 Shipped

    Like new, complete, bought at launch, has EVGA standard warranty. Ships free via UPS Ground with insurance and adult signature required. $889 via regular PayPal payment. Heatware - https://www.heatware.com/u/124338/to EDIT: sold, 10/20/2022
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    EVGA Extended Warranties - Submit Your Ticket, Get Your Refund

    I didn't see anything posted - forgive me if this has been discussed. But I wanted to bring visibility to the fact that EVGA is offering refunds on extended warranties for the graphics cards - since they're exiting the NVIDIA business. Simply login to your account, go to the product in question...
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    Dremel or Similar Tool for Stripped T5 Torx Screw

    Hey guys, Not the perfect spot for this post as it relates to a laptop - but I can get every screw but one off of the bottom of my laptop (2022 Razer Blade 14, FWIW). I don't think it's stripped, stripped but it's bad enough it won't turn like the other 11 screws. I've read since it's recessed...
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    1TB WD Black SN750 SE NVME SSD - SOLD

    EDIT: Pending sale! EDIT2: SOLD! 1TB WD Black SN750 SE SSD - $65 Shipped Used but sparingly - no game code available. Drive only as shown - works great!
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    MSI Raider GE76 Gaming Laptop - 12700H 12th Gen / RTX 3070 Ti / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD - $1550 Shipped

    Hi all, Selling my GE76 - still has manufacturer's warranty until December 2022. Selling because I got a thin & light due to all my travel. From a pet and smoke-free home. Adult-owned (as adult as I am, anyway) - has a small ding by the USB port and some scratches by the power port (see pics)...
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    WTB: 32GB or More of DDR5 Laptop RAM (SODIMM)

    Have a GS66 en route (12700H/3070 Ti) and would like to upgrade from the stock 16GB - please lmk what you’ve got! Thanks
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    Modern GPU Stability Test?

    Hi guys - what do you use for stability testing on a GPU these days? I have heard Furmark is no longer en vogue...I've been using 3DMark looping but not sure if that's tough enough. Seeing some crashes in Fortnite with my 3090 Ti so it is driving me insane.
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    SOLD: RTX 3080 Founders Edition $675

    EDIT: SOLD Hello, I have an RTX 3080 FE for sale. Used for gaming and mining. Purchased January 13, 2021 from Best Buy (PDF receipt available). From a pet and smoke-free home. $675 shipped via UPS Ground, payment via regular PayPal. Heat under my name.
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    SOLD: 1TB WD SN550 NVME SSD for $60 Shipped

    EDIT: SOLD! Hi guys, Per title - working pull (from NZXT BLD pre-built - used pretty sparingly) 1TB SN550 NVME SSD - usage info below...$60 shipped to US via UPS Ground, payment via regular PayPal - heat under my name. Thanks for looking!
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    B-Die Temps - 3800Mhz CL14 (14-16-16-36) XMP

    Hi all, Snagged one of the dream mem kits for Zen3 off of eBay earlier this week and got it today (G.Skill Trident Z Neo 32GB DDR4 3800MHz CL14 - F4-3800C14D-32GTZN https://www.gskill.com/product/165/326/1605159977/F4-3800C14D-32GTZN) to pair with my 5800X3D (I know this CPU works just great...
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    FS: AMD 5800X SOLD! CPU $225 Shipped, 32GB DDR4, B450 Mobo

    SOLD!! Hello all, Have a perfectly working 5800X for sale. Used for about 6 months and from an NZXT BLD rig. Comes with everything shown. Has some Thermal Grizzly Kryonaut residue on the sides but face has been cleaned fully. $225 shipped with insurance. PayPal standard payment (so seller is...
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    B450 Aorus Pro WiFi Resetting/Rebooting Constantly

    Hello all. I'm in the midst of a little "rags to riches" build on an NZXT BLD box a miner stripped last year and I bought for cheap off of eBay. It has run nicely for the past few months - including yesterday while gaming quite a bit with my new hardware (5800X3D, new SSDs). This morning I got...
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    "Forced Physics" Cooling

    Have you guys heard of this? A colleague invested in it and I am not physics major - it certainly looks good but I'd love to hear from you experts. https://forcedphysics-dct.com/ Seems pretty revolutionary for data centers and any other box that needs cooling (imagine this for crypto...
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    EVGA GTX 1060 6G "Mining" $499.99 B-Stock

    Haha go EVGA. Good luck! EDIT: wow, it sold out!!
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    First "Custom" Water Cooling (Hard Tubing) Build - System No Longer will Power On

    Hi all, this is a fun one. I bought the Bitspower Titan X 1.2 kit from Micro Center on 3/9 - primarily to get the 3080 - but I decided I would just build in it, too. Fast forward to this weekend, finally received my 11900K (hence the delay) - added memory, storage, the CPU, put down some paste...
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    WTB: 1 stick 8GB DDR4

    Hi all, I have a crappy pre-built en route with a single 8GB DDR 2666 MHz stick in it. I'd like to get another stick to go along side it to enable dual channel. PM me what ya have! Thanks.
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    11900K Benched

    Same dude that did the unboxing that was posted earlier (https://hardforum.com/threads/i9-11900k-unboxing.2008941/) - finally got around to running some benches.
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    SOLD: Samsung 950 Pro 512GB NVME

    Hi all, $90 shipped 950 Pro 512GB NVME PayPal regular payment; shipped via USPS first class. pics below!
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    Not For Sale: 10900KF Watercooling Kit - Bitspower Titan - WC, Case, Mobo, PSU All Pre-installed - $1,075 with CPU, $750 without (shipped)

    EDIT: keeping it; 11900K en route. 🙃 Hi all, I bought this yesterday at MicroCenter (MN) and picked up at 10900KF to boot. I gotta admit - I did it for the 3080. I could build another box (and I bought the CPU and some memory to do so) but I wanted to see if anyone here has interest prior to...
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    5950X Noob - Speeds and Temps Under Load

    Hi all, Just running AIDA64 system stability test (CPU/FPU/Cache only) and seeing 4.3 GHz across all cores and temps of around 85 C (climbed over time from 81 C). I have PBO on (but not FMAX or whatever the ASUS thing is) and I'm running on a Crosshair VIII Hero (WiFi) with the latest BIOS...
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    SOLD: AMD Ryzen 9 3900XT CPU $375

    Working pull - just upgraded to a 5950X. *SOLD********************************** https://www.amd.com/en/products/cpu/amd-ryzen-9-3900xt $375 PayPal regular payment - shipped via UPS Ground insured and signature required. Ships inside the plastic clamshell that the 5950X came in - so it'll be...
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    FT: 3080 FE + Cash for 3080 Strix

    I have a used, but like new 3080 FE with receipt that I would like to trade for an ASUS 3080 Strix OC. I’ll pay extra for the trade. I will not sell the FE. Just interested in trading it for a Strix. thanks!
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    FS: **SOLD**

    Hi all, I have a couple of items I am getting rid of: $180 Shipped (Payment via PayPal) - EVGA GTX 1650 XC Ultra (04G-P4-1157-KR) [SOLD] $200 Shipped (Payment via PayPal) - G.Skill Ripjaws V DDR4-3200MHz CL16 64GB (4x16GB) Kit (CL16-18-18-38) [SOLD] Both work great and are working pulls...
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    RTX 3xxx Laptops Being Bulk Bought by Chinese ETH Crypto Farmers

    https://videocardz.com/newz/chinese-gpu-miners-are-now-bulk-buying-geforce-rtx-30-laptops-to-mine-ethereum I never thought it would come to this (I understand full-size GPUs - but laptop GPUs?)...but ETH has been crazy skyrocketing and it's tough to get cards. The article even talks about how...
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    SOLD: $45 Shipped - 512GB M.2 SSD (SK Hynix HFM512GDJTNG)

    Hi all, Working pull from a PC - I've just upgraded to larger drives for VMware ESXi hypervisor purposes... $45 shipped via USPS First Class Mail in a bubble mailer. SK Hynix HFM512GDJTNG 512GB M.2 SSD SOLD!
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    HWiNFO NVIDIA GPU Memory Junction Temperature (New in Version 6.42)

    FYI guys - I highly recommend you grab the latest HWiNFO (version 6.42 and higher - it's free) and check your NVIDIA GPU's GPU Memory Junction Temperature - cards like the 3090 can easily hit 105 C and higher. Folks on reddit are not seeing huge M hits by running -500 memory and I can report...
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    SOLD OUT*** Call of Duty (COD) Black Ops Cold War PC Key (Requires 3080/3090 to Redeem)

    Hi guys, I have two of these that I do not need. $15 PayPal for each. Thanks.
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    2080 FE to 1660 Ti Downgrade (or How I Sold my 2080 FE for $710)

    Had to do it...I was running a 2080 Founders Edition in my son's PC (kid plays Sims 4, Roblox, and various rollercoaster games) so after seeing the CRAZY market for GPUs right now I set out on a quest for a cheap, but good GPU to slide in as a replacement and hopefully not cause him to notice in...
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    4266MHz RAM + 9900KS Results

    Hey guys. I went through some trials and tribulations and a good amount of research before I landed on my memory kit and I wanted to share what I learned and also the results. First and foremost - I understand that this is not a "bang for the buck" upgrade. With that said, I did score these on...
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    RTX 2080 Ti FE to RTX 3090 FE - My Exp (Some Benches and $$$ Numbers)

    Hi all, Finally copped an RTX 3090 FE in last Friday's (10/09/2020) Best Buy drop...yesterday I benched my exact system with the outgoing RTX 2080 Ti FE and did the same afterwards with the new RTX 3090 FE (same OS level and patches, same NVIDIA driver, etc - nothing changed other than slapping...
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    10900K (10-core) with Z490 Chipset in April

    https://www.techpowerup.com/261987/intel-core-i9-10900k-10-core-processor-and-z490-chipset-arrive-april-2020
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    9900KS Temps - Some Cores Hotter Than Others

    Hi all, I have a 9900KS that I run at stock while gaming (ARK: Survival Evolved) - I have notced that some cores are around 10-15 degrees hotter than others: I'm using a 280mm AIO liquid cooler and really good thermal grease (CM MasterGel Maker) - is this one of those things solved by...
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    9900KS versus 5960X in Time Spy/3DMark (Paired with a 2080 Ti FE)

    Hey guys, I just picked up a 9900KS and built a new Z390 box (the only thing I brought over was my 2080 Ti FE) so I wanted to share some comparison numbers from my old box on X99 to the new one. The 2080 Ti is OC'd the same. The 5960X is OC'd to 4GHz, the 9900KS is stock clocked (so far)...
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    Home Network Security Cocktail

    What's your flavor? Here's mine: FortiGate 60E NGFW (if you're in the industry you can get these free from Fortinet at various events/etc. - watch for them and sign up - the common combo is an 8 port managed switch, this, and an AP) - pfSense is great if you're a roll your own guy/open source...
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