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    FS: i7-8700k delidded/binned by silicon lottery

    i7-87000k delidded by silicon lottery, binned (by them) at 5.2GHz/1.425v. My board didn't have the power delivery capable of anything near that so I didn't really push it (think at the time I was running 5.0 all core at around 1.33v). For the last year it's lived a quiet life as a turbo disabled...
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    GIGABYTE AORUS FV43U 43 inch 4k 144 HDR1000 QLED monitor

    Just an update; second monitor is fine technically. The U in Aorus at the bottom only has half the silver sticker applied, probably just going to take the rest of it and the other letters off. Overall happy with the monitor but as stated everywhere in this thread, the QC is hilariously awful.
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    GIGABYTE AORUS FV43U 43 inch 4k 144 HDR1000 QLED monitor

    Is mine the only one doing this? Do I need to return it? Seems like the diffuser is separating on the right side of the screen.
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    BioWare Warns Hostile Replies Make Developers Less Likely to Engage

    I figure if I spend $60+ I'm entitled to a complete, functional product. Not this fallout 76/anthem triple-a nonsense. The sooner this industry collapses in on itself, the better.
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    Doom: Annihilation Gets a Trailer

    mmmm hot garbage
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    NVIDIA to Launch GeForce GTX 1650 Next Month

    The only card of this generation that I'm waiting for. Specifically for that upgraded Turing NVENC for my Plex server. Give me a low profile 1650 in the $150-180 range and I'm sold.
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    Hardware Unboxed Calls NVIDIA DLSS "The Biggest RTX Fail of Them All"

    You are a very special kind of forum goer.
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    BioWare: "We're Definitely Not Done with Mass Effect"

    BioWare: "We're Definitely Not Done with Mass Effect"
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    PSA: Anthem's Open Demo Is Live until Tomorrow

    I'm gonna pass. Had enough Desinty for one lifetime.
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    USB-C Audio Is "Dead"

    It's not 2008 anymore. Read up about aptX HD and Bluetooth 5.0. It's lossless compression. Nothing is lost. It's literally the same 24 bit audio you can listen to through a cable.
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    USB-C Audio Is "Dead"

    At least with the introduction of bluetooth 5.0, I have to agree. The bandwidth available to modern bluetooth (2Mbps) is more than sufficient for lossless quality audio playback, particularly when combined with aptX HD. Just got a CIPHER bluetooth module for my Audeze iSine 20s and I can't tell...
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    NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang Dismisses the Radeon VII as "Underwhelming"

    I think if this was the case, the true, real actual case, someone in the tech press would have caught on before now no? Like why haven't we heard of anyone discovering that freesync is a scam? In fact I seem to remember a hardocp blind test and people tended to pick the freesync monitor as the...
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    T-Mobile Partners with Ericsson and Intel to Complete the World's First 600 MHz 5G Call

    That's 1000 sq miles, not 1000 miles. A little bit different. Still impressive, about the size of an average city give or take can be served by a single tower.
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    Former Microsoft Employee Claims Google Broke Edge

    Edge is fine from a practical standpoint. It's fast, it's efficient and it's functional. It's also not as feature rich as mozilla or chrome and doesn't support extensions as well as either of those two. As the article indicates, it was sabotaged by both microsoft (updates tied to Win 10...
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    MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries Launches in September 2019

    I'm not feeling it from this trailer. Mechs seem to have no mass. Graphics are... tolerable.
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    Blizzard Responds to Diablo: Immortal Backlash

    Then maybe show them. At, I don't know. Some sort of convention or expo related to your company's products. Also calling it original is a flat out lie. It's an asset swap. It may be a heavily edited asset swap but an asset swap it will still be.
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    Trusted Reviews Donates 1 Million Pounds in Settlement Over Red Dead Redemption 2 Leak

    They wouldn't have dared publish if that was the case. No amount of donations would have prevented them from being charged with a crime.
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    Intel Core i9-9900K Processor Shortage Hits NewEgg and Amazon

    Good thing I'm probably only going to buy one once they hit significant discounts at the end of the product life.
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    Shadow of the Tomb Raider Is Getting Review Bombed on Steam Because It's on Sale

    Square did this with the first one too. I think I picked it up for $20 after six months.
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    Mozilla Kills Live Bookmarks, RSS Feed Subscriptions in Firefox 64

    Guess I'll go back to chrome then, this was all I was using firefox for.
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    Star Citizen Alpha 3.3 Update Is Out

    He has a producer credit for both though so... Forgot about Lucky Number Slevin as well.
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    Star Citizen Alpha 3.3 Update Is Out

    Kind of arguably is though? Lord of War is a great movie and while Outlander is trash, I enjoy the hell out of it regardless.
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    How about a Buy/Not Buy 2080/Ti Pricing Poll

    With a silent 1080ti in my rig, I won't be motivated to upgrade for a while regardless of price. Hopefully AMD does something worthwhile, but I won't hold my breath.
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    Apple Says No to Sex and Violence for Its Streaming Service

    Guess even Apple needs a loss leader for tax purposes.
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    9900K and 9700K Will be Soldered

    'Will be' should read 'has to be to meet the thermal envelope of the package'. You can't put two more cores on a CPU and run it at the same speed without adding heat.
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    Ajit Pai: States Can't Enact Net Neutrality Rules

    I mean that's fine he can say whatever he wants. The supreme court will ultimately decide. The FCC can set policy, but it can't make laws.
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    NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080, 2080 Ti 3DMark TimeSpy Scores

    About what I expected for a Titan level next generation product to be honest.
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    Nvidia Dir. of Technical Marketing Tom Peterson says 1080 Ti to 2080 Ti 35-45% performance gain

    If you look at it like this - that this is a ti in name only, and really just a Titan, the pricing and release timing makes sense. Doesn't make sense to buy one though, just like it didn't make sense to buy a Titan.
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    RTX 2080 - 2080 Ti - 2070 Pricing Revealed

    Whew that's a lot of money. I'll stick with my 1080ti for a while.
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    Intel i7 9700K and i9 9900K Leaks Showcase “Insane” Core Turbo Speeds

    Spectre/meltdown won't be fixed in hardware until there's a complete architecture overhaul. The most this does is breath a little life into my z370 system when these chips inevitably get discounted before the release of the next 14nm+ CPU Intel puts out.
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    Anyone added an EVGA hybrid cooler to their 1080 Ti?

    The EVGA unit includes a huge heatsink for the VRMs and a copper plate that connects the RAM to the GPU AIO block. It's not really halfassed in any way. The VRM fan doesn't even come on until 50c, is dead silent and easily keeps the VRMs under 70c.
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    Anyone ever get the wrong model card back from an EVGA RMA?

    Well to be fair, this one was clearly their fault (mislabeled product). I didn't buy the advanced RMA coverage for my card (an extra $30 at the time of purchase I believe?), so on my first (hybrid shroud problem) and second (bad fan) RMAs I had to pay to ship my cards out to them (one way)...
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    Anyone ever get the wrong model card back from an EVGA RMA?

    So an update... I have contacted EVGA, they think that it was just flashed with the wrong BIOS since the stickers on the card and the serial number all match up with a 6696 (FTW3 Gaming). They gave me a utility to flash the bios but it just fails with an incompatible hardware warning so they're...
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    Anyone ever get the wrong model card back from an EVGA RMA?

    Am I crapping on EVGA? No. I'm sure it was a mistake and I'm sure they're going to fix it. It's a curious one however and I was wondering if anyone had seen anything like it. Was it flashed with the wrong BIOS? Or did the wrong sticker get applied to the inventory? It's just interesting. Calm...
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    Anyone ever get the wrong model card back from an EVGA RMA?

    So I had to RMA my 1080ti FTW3 6696 (1569 base clock). The card I have now identifies as a 6694 (stock clock 1480MHz/DT model) according to GPUz and Precision X. The EVGA sticker on the back says 6696. I only just discovered this after I return shipped my old card (bad fan bearing).