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    Netflix Cancels The Punisher And Jessica Jones

    Disney sucks. They are the EA of the movie world and just like EA, it's where great studio's go to die. I was disgusted when I heard the purchase of all of Fox's movie IP's was approved by the DOJ. Antitrust / Monopoly laws in the United States are a bad joke and are seldom / very selectively...
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    Radeon 7 (Vega 2, 7nm, 16GB) - $699 available Feb 7th with 3 games

    No way would I risk bricking a new $700 graphics card. If the FP64 performance can be enabled in the bios, it will be because someone modified the Radeon VII bios to unlock the extra performance. I strongly suspect the MI50 bios is far too different to work on the Radeon VII (without a ton of work).
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    Radeon 7 (Vega 2, 7nm, 16GB) - $699 available Feb 7th with 3 games

    Heads up. Big flaw in the Radeon VII bios. Updated bios issued by Asrock, but should work with all Radeon VII cards seeing as they are all the same reference cards. Read /download fix here.... https://www.techpowerup.com/252476/amd-radeon-vii-has-no-uefi-support
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    Radeon 7 (Vega 2, 7nm, 16GB) - $699 available Feb 7th with 3 games

    Well spoken. These notions were not lost on me when I purchased my Radeon VII. The only caveat I would add is AMD's margins on the Radeon VII are quite thin. Many different hardware reviewers have said given AMD's costs on the Radeon VII, they could not sell it for less than $700 without loosing...
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    Radeon 7 (Vega 2, 7nm, 16GB) - $699 available Feb 7th with 3 games

    More than a few threads discussing undervolting on the Radeon VII. From what I've seen (at this very early point) many are reporting success with a 150mv drop. A "few" have reported 220-250ish drops and safe to say hit the jackpot in the silicone lottery. So the 15-25% is a loose aggregate and...
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    Radeon 7 (Vega 2, 7nm, 16GB) - $699 available Feb 7th with 3 games

    Funny how you partially quote me while omitting my supporting context. My reasoning and opinions are well defined and plainly stated. If this.... is what you took away from what I said, it is clear any further discussion with you would simply be a waste of time.
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    Radeon 7 (Vega 2, 7nm, 16GB) - $699 available Feb 7th with 3 games

    Would not assume to say selling or keeping the Radeon VII is the right move for you. Personally, I feel at this point I'll leverage / see more value out of the Radeon VII extra memory and 1TB bandwidth than I would with a RTX 2080 and Ray Tracing and DLSS over the next 2-3 years before I upgrade...
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    Radeon 7 (Vega 2, 7nm, 16GB) - $699 available Feb 7th with 3 games

    What time zone? I assume you paid extra for prioritized shipping? I took standard ground as the card ships out of Minnesota (live 70 miles away from shipper). My card wont get here until Monday. Time Stamp on my first email (Order Submitted) was 8:24am CST.
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    Radeon 7 (Vega 2, 7nm, 16GB) - $699 available Feb 7th with 3 games

    Yes, I ordered mine off AMD.com within minutes of it being available for purchase. Got my tracking email from AMD yesterday evening. Check you AMD.com order detail emails, there is a link to check order status on AMD's website
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    Radeon 7 (Vega 2, 7nm, 16GB) - $699 available Feb 7th with 3 games

    Undervolting definitely works and just like with Vega, the Radeon VII has a lot of extra voltage pumped in that in "most" cases is not needed (silicone lottery). The extra voltage is done across the board to simply get better yields out of a die and throwaway (wa$te) less GPU's. Reports are most...
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    Radeon 7 (Vega 2, 7nm, 16GB) - $699 available Feb 7th with 3 games

    The story is, the first 10 purchases on the Radeon VII off AMD.com will have a hand written note from Lisa Su. Out of curiosity, whats the time stamp on the first email you received from AMD.com on your order?
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    Radeon 7 (Vega 2, 7nm, 16GB) - $699 available Feb 7th with 3 games

    True, but as with most things in life it's not that simple. FAR more often than not, it is a major PITA / time consuming ordeal to argue with a vendor the "legality" of their Corporate written warranty rules. Companies still frequently get away with denying a warranty because they know a...
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    Radeon 7 (Vega 2, 7nm, 16GB) - $699 available Feb 7th with 3 games

    Managed to snag one off AMD's website within minutes of it being available to purchase (stayed up all night playing the F5 game). Newegg sold out very fast (approx 5 mins after being listed in stock). I'm glad AMD decided to sell the Radeon VII directly with a limit of 1 per person. Gave the...
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    Radeon 7 (Vega 2, 7nm, 16GB) - $699 available Feb 7th with 3 games

    AMD.com is a little "Cheaper" than Newegg. Shipping is Free (Newegg charges $7) and AMD's shipping is faster (Fedex ground) than Newegg's (Fedex Smartpost).
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    Radeon 7 (Vega 2, 7nm, 16GB) - $699 available Feb 7th with 3 games

    Guys, AMD.com has cards RIGHT now (Newegg currently sold out)! Just ordered one!
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    FYI on HardOCP Radeon VII Review

    Thanks for the heads up Kyle, prefer a proper review over a rushed one any day. I normally would wait for the (H) review, but this time I'm going to "roll the dice" and grab it the moment it goes live for sale (staying up all night playing the F5 game). Hearing a lot of talk of very limited...
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    The Anti-Cheat System Is Broken in Battlefield V

    Context is important. Very good compared to what? Sure the patches have helped, but it's little more than lipstick on a pig compared to BF3 and BF4. Incremental improvement of BF5 vs BF1 (which there has been) is a poor narrow sighted benchmark. Other than graphics, I struggle to think of a...
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    The Anti-Cheat System Is Broken in Battlefield V

    Battlefield has been remade into yet another low skill gap FPS franchise (COD) designed to hold you interest for 6 months. Dumbed down and catered to casuals. From the gunplay, to the server set-ups, lack of clan organization, a dumbed down version of battlelog, no deep progression system...
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    The Anti-Cheat System Is Broken in Battlefield V

    The Battlefield franchise (for me) died after BF4. I knew once 3rd party server rental and Procon were taken out in BF1 it was the death kneel for Battlefield on PC. Without a doubt Battlefield "was" my favorite FPS franchise of all times. I'm very salty about the steaming pile of low skill gap...
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    AMD Radeon VII Benchmarks Leak Out

    I'll be grabbing a Radeon VII on release. I really detest Nvidia as a company (L...O....N....G history of anti-consumer / anti - competitive behaviors) and only go team green when AMD is way behind the curve (as was the case in 2016 when I got my 1070). Also, the widespread quality control...
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    First-Ever 2020 Toyota Supra Sells for a Whopping $2.1 Million

    Only 335 HP? Small single turbo? BMW engine and transmission (WTF?!) No MTX option? Lackluster styling (especially the interior)? 50+k MSRP? I'll pass! Damn shame too, owned a MKIII Turbo Supra once upon a time and loved that car. 25 years later and the new Supra is a Supra "In name only". Way...
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    Here are AMD's Radeon VII Benchmarks

    Meh, going to sit on my 1070 and ride it out until after Navi is released. By then, we should know if Nvidia's 1100 series rumors pan out. At 1440p gaming, still have respectable FPS now and for the foreseeable future. With AMD & Nvidia's pricing right now, not compelled to upgrade at the...
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    Radeon 7 Goes on Sale February 7

    MSRP starting at $699 (which means partner cards will be $50-100 more). The games for me DONT make this a value! Why 16gb of memory? Drives up the cost unnecessarily. This is smelling like Vega all over again (Sigh).
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    Apple Took Out a CES Ad to Troll Its Competitors over Privacy

    Data Mining is the Oil / black gold of the 21st century. Never before have companies and government had such VAST and deeply private information at their fingertips. A VAST amount of what you do connected to and or using a Apple, Google, and in particular Microsoft (the worst of the 3) service /...
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    Apple Took Out a CES Ad to Troll Its Competitors over Privacy

    Absolutely. As with most things in life, the "Devil" is in the details. Here's a "word for word" excerpt from Microsoft's Privacy Statement (see below). "Finally, we will access, disclose and preserve personal data, including your content (such as the content of your emails, other private...
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    Apple Took Out a CES Ad to Troll Its Competitors over Privacy

    Only a fool would believe Google or Apple value your privacy. They "value" it alright, but noting like their PR campaigns would lead you to believe. The hard truth is, online privacy simply does not exist anymore. Apple, Google, and Microsoft make obscene fortunes off your data and gain...
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    GDDR6 Memory Costs 70% More than GDDR5

    With a 70% increase over GDDR5, does anyone really believe the rumors AMD intends to launch a Navi 3080 with 8GB of GDDR6 @ $250? $399 maybe, but $250 just seems too good to be true.
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    "Human Error" Allowed an Alexa User to Hear a Neighbor's History

    Unwanted mass servailence is already a huge issue with virtually "EVERYTHING" you type or say into your computer and cell phone being recorded and stored by various alphabet agencies around the world. Why anyone would want a Amazon / Google microphone "smart" device in their home capturing every...
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    HOT: Asus PCE-AC68 1900AC Wireless PCI-E Card $30.23 + Tax

    My order number was 5621887-870853. Was given a full refund same day I reported problem and did NOT have to RMA an empty box to get it. 2nd level Walmart Customer service agent was able to verify shipping weight was only 4oz and knew on this fact alone the merchant was scamming.
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    The Battlefield V PC System Requirements Have Been Released

    For me and TONS of other people the Battlefield franchise ended with BF4. Hardline, BF1, and BF5 have been systematically "dumbed down" in gun and game-play mechanics to chase the much larger "casual" COD FPS market. In doing so, Battlefield has lost it's soul and is now nothing more than yet...
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    Most Americans Find the Cost of Cable TV Is Too Darn High

    HBO GO for $14.99 a month gets you HBO & Game of Thrones. Might consider dropping cable now and grabbing HBO Go at a fraction of the monthly expense. https://www.hbo.com/order?camp=providers_gotopnav
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    Most Americans Find the Cost of Cable TV Is Too Darn High

    Cut the cord 10 years ago and have never looked back. Monumental waste of money every month for at best a few networks and shows I occasionally watch with 90% of the channels being ignored. Hate the bundling and forcing me to buy / pay for 40-80 channels to obtain a handful I actually want...
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    HOT: Asus PCE-AC68 1900AC Wireless PCI-E Card $30.23 + Tax

    Vendor was slow to ship for me as well. Four full business days from the initial order date before it actually left California.
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    HOT: Asus PCE-AC68 1900AC Wireless PCI-E Card $30.23 + Tax

    Let us know if you actually got a retail new PCE-AC68 card or if the vendor attempted to screw you over as well. To get a prompt refund and NOT have to screw around waiting while I send back / RMA an "empty" box, I escalated my case to 2nd level Walmart Customer Care. The 1st level does not have...
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    HOT: Asus PCE-AC68 1900AC Wireless PCI-E Card $30.23 + Tax

    I hope none of you ordered this. Vendor mailed me a small non retail "empty" box. Of course Walmart refunded me in full for this fraud attempt, but a waste of time nonetheless. Should have known price was too good to be true. Sorry guys, this ones no good....
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    HOT: Asus PCE-AC68 1900AC Wireless PCI-E Card $30.23 + Tax

    Just picked one up. Vendor has shipped mine out and it is in transit. Has the nice triple magnetic antenna base. Personally own 3 of these and all have been great. They sell on Amazon for approx $85 so $30.23 + tax is a steal...
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    DuckDuckGo Hits High of 30 Million Searches in One Day

    Linux + Firefox / DDG + VPN = Protected & Middle Finger to Big Brother and Corporations who monitor / profit everything you do on your PC.
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    Google Pixel 3 Has a Titan M Security Chip

    If that Titan Security chip prevents the XDA Developers from making custom roms, I'm out. Pixel 2 has VERY strong 3rd party developer support via homebrew roms.
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    Microsoft Pulls Windows 10 October 2018 Update after Reports of Mass File Deletion

    Windows 10, An O.S. that literally data mines every metric of data input you can think of, gives Microsoft the legal rights to download ALL of my files (pictures, videos, documents, emails, private messages, financial records, ANYTHING & EVERYTHING), markets and sells my data to anyone willing...
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