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    3.2TB SSD for $240

    I'm an overclocker and I'm always testing settings to push things. Why are you trying to tell me how to use my computer I paid money for? I resent that.
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    3.2TB SSD for $240

    The fact that you have an enforced 10 minute error scan after a unsafe shutdown (etc, BSOD) is a deal breaker for me. I'd rather spend my money, not being as rich as all of you guys here, on something less aggravating. But if you can handle such a thing, sure, good bargain for lots of storage...
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    Tiger handheld game systems coming this fall for $15

    Karnov ?? Wasn't that some game about some fat asian dude who blew fire out of his mouth and climbed stuff? I remember that game in the Arcades. Wasn't that popular with games like Black Tiger and Ikari Warriors and Twin Cobra/Eagle around...
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    CBS Makes Star Trek: Picard Pilot Free On YouTube 'For a Limited Time'

    The TOS movies (and TNG) did. TOS didn't. Did you forget "Scotty, you earned your PAY for the week?"
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    CBS Makes Star Trek: Picard Pilot Free On YouTube 'For a Limited Time'

    Sir Patrick Stewart is probably healthier than some people in this forum. I know some guys who were in their 40's and 50's who died from brain hemorrhages and heart attacks. Hell, even Shatner is doing pretty well for someone *age 88*. If only he had watched his weight and worked out Dwayne...
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    Leaked Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 Footage Is Visually Breathtaking

    What pedals do you use and what do you recommend? Also is your warthog stock or modded?
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    Baldur's Gate 3 Twitter Tease

    Just as bad as the pathfinding were the AOE spell indicators which were NOT in the original releases. Blasting half your players with fireballs because you didn't know the range of the explosion was just so much fun... I heard they were only added in the Enhanced Editions. A bit pointless if...
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    Creative Super X-Fi Gen 2

    Gen 2 on my SFXI Amp improves positioning clarity of rear surround and lessens the reverb. It does seem like I can hear rear cues of enemies behind me better with it and it's not placebo, even though I had no problems before. It does seem more distinct now and I'm happy with the change. Also...
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    Razer Viper Ultimate Wireless gaming mouse $119.99 Amazon

    Doubleclick issues have absolutely NOTHING to do with the mouse and everything to do with the microswitches. The new optical switch upcoming Razer mice will never doubleclick, and won't have the firmware problems the Asus optical switch mice will have (like pressing both buttons causing them to...
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    Razer Viper Ultimate Wireless gaming mouse $119.99 Amazon

    How can you tolerate these mice with Synapse 2.0 ruining it? At least they're going to make Synapse 3.0 with the new Deathadder, which will allow onboard memory saving of everything, including macros now...
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    Elder Scrolls VI Release Date: Gameplay Locations and Infinitely Playable like Skyrim Features

    All this work and they didn't even give "Arena" being the entire map (even if it was basically worthless, but for its time...), nor did they include "Battlespire."
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    Oc per core does not work

    Sounds like a troll post since you didn't even give us any system specifications besides 'um, I have a 9900ks!" That's not how per core overclocking works. Turbo boost ratios (# of cores loaded) is not per core overclocking. Turbo boost ratios set a turbo boost speed based on how many cores...
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    ROG Dominus Extreme: 00 Dead after multiple RMAs.. but there is a fix (now)! #level1diagnostic

    Might sub to this guy though. He gave me some laughs already. Great dude.
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    ROG Dominus Extreme: 00 Dead after multiple RMAs.. but there is a fix (now)! #level1diagnostic

    How is this "tech news" when this video is a month and a half old?
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    Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order $14.06 Europe and Latin America

    $49.79 for me (Original price $59.99). This entire OP deserves a massive downvote. Jesus. There have been so many 'barely warm' deals or deals for rich people lately...(like almost $1,000 cost items) :(
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    9900K or wait for KS?

    Yes K and KS will work fine in those boards. Your VRM's will be a bit toasty but it will work. Make sure you update to a recent BIOS first.
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    9900KS Temps - Some Cores Hotter Than Others

    All 9900K samples are similar to this. Cores #2 and #4 are always the hottest cores (using the 0-7 numbering). Even if you sand down the die _flat_, and like 0.2mm, they're STILL the hottest cores. Just the delta gets closer. This has absolutely nothing to do with it. Run a prime95 AVX Small...
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    Seasonic PRIME ULTRA TITANIUM 850w and 2080 Ti - question.

    From what I read in that thread, it was a bad video card, not a bad PSU. Replacement card was rock stable.
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    Intels Coffin?

    I asked "Elmor" about that also, in his post on overclock.net. How it would do with only 8 cores enabled with HT.
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    Microsoft Game Pass $1 first three months

    Just so you guys know, it's not $1 for 3 months then $5 a month after. It's $1 for 3 months then $44.99 quarterly. The $5 a month one is $1 for the first month only. The $1 for 3 months is this one: Includes Xbox Live Gold and unlimited access to over 100 high-quality console and PC games...
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    What do you use to test stability?

    Prime95 is NOT an "App". Neither is LinX 0.9.6 They are power viruses. Prime95 can be used as an app if you know what you're doing with the test options. With that logic you wrote in your post, no one should be overclocking their video cards if they burn up the VRM's running furmark. Come on...
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    What do you use to test stability?

    Small FFT with AVX is more irrelevant as a stress test than before, because the chips become completely impossible to cool unless you are using non conventional cooling methods (direct die, multiple 360 rads, etc). You can't say this is a valid stress test if your chip needs enough voltage so...
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    Steam Library Beta Coming Sept 17th

    Small mode is now on the view menu again.
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    Intel Recalls Quad Core Xeon CPU because of inadeqate stock cooler

    Um...isn't that the same cooler my Core 2 duo X6800 came with ?
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    Vega 64 hotspot- how hot is too hot?

    Limits on air bios are 85C core, 95C HBM, 105C hotspot. If hotspot throttled at 95C, everyone's reference card would throttle :) Of course you want to stay below that.
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    9900ks cinebench r15?

    Mine "k" at 5.1 ghz without realtime priority hits 2279. Use Inspectre please and disable all hardware mitigations and run it again. https://www.grc.com/inspectre.htm
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    Intel's 9th Generation Core Family - Coffee Lake (Refresh)

    I'm sorry but your math is very wrong. Can you explain how, in Cinebench R15, which scales perfectly on threads, a 9900K with hyperthreading disabled (apples to apples since L3 cache is higher than on 9700k) gets about 1750 CB (hyperthreading disabled) at 5 ghz, while a 9900K HT enabled at 5 ghz...
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    Intel's 9th Generation Core Family - Coffee Lake (Refresh)

    Each logical thread is only 30% the speed of a physical thread. It does reduce stuttering on programs that actually tries to use more threads than the # of physical cores you have though.
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    Intel Core i9-9900KS Review: The Fastest Gaming CPU Bar None

    This only works on HEDT. Consumer chips do not support per core/voltage control overclocking.
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    Steam Library Beta Coming Sept 17th

    People are acting like steam is supposed to cater to 40-60 year olds or richer people with families like a large number of people on these forums are. Steam has to compete with Origin and Epic so it has to cater to kids also. Don't like it? Don't use it. Need to deal with change, that's just...
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    Question: OC a K CPU, but not the Video card?

    Do you know how to stress test at all? Hint: it's not CPU-Z.
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    CPU stays at maximum frequency

    If your BIOS were reset, then either: 1) C-states are disabled. 2) Multi-core enhancement may be auto or enabled. Manually disable MCE then enable c-states and speedshift/speedstep then your CPU will work as expected.
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    Is it worth it, 9700 or 9900k

    This problem is either a buggy Bios, buggy 9700k microcode, a buggy windows update (yeah!) or in some rare cases, a defective chip (IMC, etc) in which case the problem is the chip sample, not the chips in general. I've seen people complain about lag like that when overclocking their RAM too far...
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    Atari VCS architect quits the project; claims he hasn't been paid for six months

    Apple 2 had the (expensive) Mockingboard, though (A and C).
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    How long have you used your power supply?

    Seasonic 1000W platinum since 2012.
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    Strange Overclocking Result w/ 9700K

    Plugging in both EPS12v connectors keeps the CPU +12v slightly higher. Multiple people with Gigabyte boards that have VR HWinfo monitoring have observed this. Going from 11.781v to 11.908v has no side effects.
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    9700kf Hi temps and hi Voltage...

    If you disable MCE, you need to set all the bios settings manually. You probably forgot to set Loadline Calibration. Set it to Turbo and 1.25v. Also max out the power and current limits and current protection limits in the advanced power settings.
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    Picard Will Lead "Radically Altered" Life in New Star Trek Series

    I think you guys are forgetting where this theme of a 'darker' starfleet came from. Star Trek Renegades, which was pure trek without all of the SJW stuff, with some of the original actors (The Doctor, Chekov, Tuvok and others), done as a free fan film. But they were in danger of getting sued by...
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    Logitech G903 $68 Shipped @Google Express from Best Buy

    Can't recommend this mouse even for $30, unless you know how to fix the double cilck issue with the low quality Chinese Omron switches (these are not the japanese ones). If you have Deoxit D5, you can squeeze it into the microswitch under the lever and do it several times (like every few days)...
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