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    X570 Crosshair VIII Dark Hero

    I'm putting together a 5950x build with the Dark Hero and I'm looking at either this RAM kit, or this one. Neither are on the Asus QVL, but G.Skill lists both as compatible with the Dark Hero. Is G.Skill's QVL generally reliable? Ideally I would prefer the CL14 kit since, well, it's faster, but...
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    Performance loss with multiple switches

    Fortunately the spot I am going to locate the switch/router is very central to the places I need the most drops. The office/computer room is almost directly above the router, and the living room is a relatively short, straight run to the side of it. Both spots have good, well lit access in the...
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    Performance loss with multiple switches

    I just wanted to thank everyone for their advice. It doesn't sound like there will be any issues for me, so I will probably just stay with 4 drops in the living room, run 3 of the game systems directly and put everything else on a switch. I just picked up an HP 1800-8G that should do the trick...
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    Performance loss with multiple switches

    I just moved into a new house and am in the process of wiring the house for ethernet. I am planning on running 2-4 drops to each area that needs them, with an HP ProCurve managed gigabit switch connected to the router in the basement. A few areas of the house are going to need more than 4...