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    Computer can't keep OC anymore.

    95% chance ram went bad. Very typical for bad ram to cause these issues. Lack of boot due to bad CMOS battery is just usually due to settings not holding between POST cycles. Some boards unlatch CMOS power before POST cycle to help load correct settings and keep soft settings/data from...
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    HR-03 GT/R600 and 5700XT 50th

    Mounted the GT to my 5700XT for now. With 30c room ambient and a single 120mm fan i'm loading around 76-80c (~100c hotspot) at 1.13v and averaging 1950mhz. Havent tried much else yet, but I am considering milling the other HR-03 I have (R600 version) to a flat base and sandwiching both...
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    AMD Customer Support: RX 5700 XT slower than GTX 1080 is "expected"

    You may have a "good" dud:
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    AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT and RX 5700 Review Roundup

    I wonder if the 5700 series memory timings are as screwed up as all the rest of the AMD line of cards has been.
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    -=The official Quantum3D collector thread=-

    Ah yes I see now, makes more sense. I was going by layout of the GPU parts.
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    -=The official Quantum3D collector thread=-

    I need to get pictures of the others I have too, have a Voodoo 3 and a Rush somewhere. Yes the Voodoo 5's both need that same chip for some reason :( I guess maybe my X-24 is actually a 200SB? edit - 2 Rush's now
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    WTB: Vega FE water block (stock or not)

    Anyone have stock FE water cooler? Some other block would be fine too possibly, just prefer the stock one.
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    Microsoft Announces Variable Rate Shading Support for DX12

    What really matters is how much they lower the resolution of the out-of-view image.
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    Valve Addresses Review Bombing on Steam by Removing Them from Review Scores

    I dont think thats the right option?
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    Captain Marvel Will Lead the MCU, Kevin Feige Says

    There are two problems. First is Brie as a person or social media influencer.. i'm not going to say much more than that because its really gone a bit too far in action on her part and reaction on the part of those who employ her (Disney, Marvel). I'd rather just sit and eat popcorn but she's...
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    Valve Addresses Review Bombing on Steam by Removing Them from Review Scores

    Sure, I can and those of us who know how to do it, but an inexperienced user is less likely to know how.
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    "Back 4 Blood": Left 4 Dead Creator Announces New Co-op Zombie Game

    Oh look more 4 player consolitis. Funny fact: pretty much any servers still running today for l4d/2 are modded for 16-32+ players.
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    Microsoft Announces DX12 Support for Windows 7

    might be interesting to test performance differences for dx12 on win7 vs win10 in games like BF:V
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    Passively Cooling the Intel i9-9900K

    It was no freak of nature, I ran several of the old 266/300/333's without heatsinks.
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    Quantum3D Mercury brick

    The new quake engine game is supposed to support glide! :) Is it possible to get older 3dfx cards on modern motherboards using pci-e to agp/pci risers?? :)
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    Quantum3D Mercury brick

    Yes, however if its using Voodoo 3 chipset it should have D3D support. Also since the drivers are based off the Voodoo2 drivers i'm sure you could mix and match to get DX support from the gemini parts https://www.philscomputerlab.com/drivers-for-voodoo-2.html However my bad anyways, I think...
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    Quantum3D Mercury brick

    so... does 3dmark detect them as being capable of hardware T&L? :D
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    Quantum3D Mercury brick

    I would kill for one of those, would be fun to run it on 3DMark to test the impact of T&L
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    World War Z: Zombies Are Coming Trailer

    oh look more 4-player consolitis
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    "Star Trek: Discovery" Renewed for Season 3

    Yes, yes it does. I kind of like orville better, but each has their own positive sides and each is doing something for me the other cant, so its all good. ugh Babylon 5. Too much politics.
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    RTX Space Invaders Wanted

    out of curiosity, will you try replacing the memory before doing destructive testing? If known good chips still error then that will eliminate the memory from the equation at least
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    AMD Radeon VII Chilling & Undervolting @ [H]

    Its not the die that cracks in this case, its the substrate or the internal HBM layers. Realistically not much of an issue unless you're going LN2, otherwise any upgraded air or water cooler would put you at risk with Vega/2 as any cooler could cause "incorrect" clamping force.
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    AMD Radeon VII Chilling & Undervolting @ [H]

    Protips: -Cooler base is not very flat, Vega 7 Die may not be very flat as well. -Add washers to rear to increase cooler pressure on die and get better temperatures. -Powerplay tables work for Vega 7
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    AMD Adrenalin 2019 Edition 19.2.3 Drivers Add Support for AMD Ryzen Mobile APU's

    No, those are 19.Q1.1 Radeon Pro, and if you install them then go to driver options to switch into gaming mode the latest you can select is 18.9.3.
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    AMD Adrenalin 2019 Edition 19.2.3 Drivers Add Support for AMD Ryzen Mobile APU's

    should take bets on how long until they're available to vegaFE users..... still dont have access to 19.2.2, or anything 19.x for that matter.
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    Surf the Web Like It's 1990: CERN Rebuilds WorldWideWeb, the First Web Browser

    I wonder if any websites still support Adobe's 3D browser, or was that VREAM from ATI? I forget now..
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    A "Legend" Reborn: Logitech Brings Back the MX518 Gaming Mouse

    Just upgraded to a g502 hero, if it has the same sensor I might have to pick one up. I ran my first MX so long I wore the plastic feet off of it.
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    NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Review

    uuuuh.... so why didnt they try pushing the memory further?
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    Post Your Connection Speed

    Little expensive being in Canada but oh well.
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    Rumor: AMD Ryzen 3000 "Matisse" Launching July 7

    AM4 should be fine, thats why we (my post and the quoted ones) were talking about threadripper. EDIT and to be fair, the threadripper issue has a subcategory to it that is memory induced which is why it causes the issue on not just the 2990wx and why the 2990wx is "officially" the only one...
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    Rumor: AMD Ryzen 3000 "Matisse" Launching July 7

    Maybe they will name the 3000 version threadhammer and use the spare space on the am4 package for some hbm stacks.
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    Rumor: AMD Ryzen 3000 "Matisse" Launching July 7

    Actually i have shown it to be an issue for ALL threadrippers if you read a few more posts in the 2990wx thread.
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    Rumor: AMD Ryzen 3000 "Matisse" Launching July 7

    The hint and implication is that it would go into the same socket as my 1950x was in, and therefor I would still have quad channel memory.
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    Rumor: AMD Ryzen 3000 "Matisse" Launching July 7

    If it clocks better I wouldnt mind a 16 core quad thread part to replace my 1950x
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    Radeon VII Video Card Review @ [H]

    my bad, glossed over that. Also See post #14.
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    Facebook Faces a Multi-Billion Dollar Fine for Its Privacy Practices

    fine them into oblivion, facebook is a disease these days :(
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    AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX Performance Regressions Linked to a Windows Bug

    Found a trick Set physical cores to higher priority than SMT threads in windows thread manager, get higher scores in some benchmarks.
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    Researchers Build an AI that Can Write

    At least the writing style seems to be fairly easy to tell it wasnt written by a human.
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