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    Best 360mm AIO Cooler?

    I was thinking of getting that one - thanks for the review. :) It's a bit cheaper (here - in CanuckLand) than the Notte and *supposedly* has better fans? (the pump is the same, afaik). If I replace the fans, which (3 pack?) fans would be a good choice (brand/model)? Would it make sense...
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    Anyone seriously considering the 4070 TI

    Oh, okay, thanks for explaining. I have a 4K TV - that's my only display so I might as well strive for 4k when gaming? I'm saving up for either a (used) 4080 or (used) 7900 xtx - and recently, I've been heavily leaning towards the 4080. If I was to buy new, I probably can't stretch the...
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    Anyone seriously considering the 4070 TI

    The Ti Super makes the most sense - I thought gamers (today) were saying you should only get a 16gb card now - 12gb and below aren't good buys nowadays? I'm just repeating what I read. I'm not sure how accurate that is. When I see the price there $800 USD for a 4070 Ti - that seems pretty...
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    Best 360mm AIO Cooler?

    The LF III is probably the 'best' right now (for the price) but does anyone here have any opinions on the Thermalright AIO 360 coolers? I'm looking at them - they're cheap but have good reviews (majority/most of the time) - I was looking at Deepcools (e.g. LT360) but the Thermalright seem just...
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    4080 Super: New Owners Thread - Share your experience!

    Is this a 4080S? You should have included pics of the box so it would be certain that it was a Super. :) The 4080 Tuf Super is always out of stock in my country. I'd pick that one, too, if it was an option.
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    4080 Super: New Owners Thread - Share your experience!

    Most models - of the 4080S are quiet, decent temps, right? Is it still the same story?: coil whine is random - and it depends on what your configuration is for stressing the card - &/or it's just random card by card - chance? I'm mostly looking at used 4080s - but, if I can budget it - the...
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    Trust Newegg reviews for NVMe SSD? - lower cost or "big name" like Samsung?

    Why avoid QLC &/or DRAMless? I generally agree with the QLC and I did, for a while - also think I should avoid DRAMless - but, there are a lot of claims that the performance 'loss' - is negligible in real world settings UNLESS - the same claim goes - if you're a content creator. Also, I...
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    AI Developers eyeing gaming GPUs

    The open source part doesn't seem to matter since AMD often can't deliver on the software side - whether it's video editing, GPUCompute (e.g. Blender) or AI/ML stuff - there's often complaints and reports of problems - and it's often stability (drivers, for e.g.) and after that - if something...
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    Linux market share passes 4% for first time

    What gpus do you guys use? Perhaps, Linux will grab a bit more marketshare if the gpu issues get ironed out? Nvidia owners are waiting for explicit sync to be finally introduced/established - I'm on the fence for getting a gpu - some of it or part of the reason is Linux use - I'll dual boot...
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    New Arctic Freezer III 360mm, 280mm & 240mm Benches.

    It's one thing for a Techtuber to review it - it's another thing for a 'Normie' to buy it and use it for a few months - and hopefully, it's an i7 or AMD AM4/5 12-16-core cpu and overclocked so we can get a good idea of its cooling capability?
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    Best 360mm AIO Cooler?

    The 'Kraken' aios have a million names.... it's kinda annoying, imho. Are you talking about a 'vanilla' Kraken? Kraken 'Elite' or?
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    7900xtx or 4080 super?

    Higher than stock? Why would someone want to do that with a 7900 xtx? :unsure:
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    Linux market share passes 4% for first time

    Why? What happens?
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    7900xtx or 4080 super?

    If you had to pick between a Powercolor Red Devil, MSI Gaming, Sapphire Nitro+ or Asus Tuf 7900 xtx - which would you pick (and why)? All used - Powercolor still seems to have complaints from ppl - temps mostly? Sometimes coil whine. The others seem to rarely have complaints - although...
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    Time for a new card

    Where are you located? It didn't 'normalize' in my neck of the woods - location: Canuckland aka Commie Land and a number of other descriptions. :-/ Actually, even with the loon at 73 cents US, the conversion (when you do it) - it's pretty close with pricing between gpus. I'm looking...
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    PowerColor Hellhound RX 7900 XTX spectral white - noise

    From my reading - my conclusion is that Powercolor (and maybe Asrock*) had bad QC - meaning that there could be a wide variety between experiences - and one of the big culprits or problems was coil whine. If you used most brands - how was the MSI and Asus cards? Those are usually pretty...
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    7900xtx or 4080 super?

    It might do that but at a much higher power consumption and higher temps. No one will agree with me, I suspect - but, that would be my guess why you won't see a 'refresh' - unless, there's some tweak they can do with the design and I dunno if they can. From my reading, many ppl are doing...
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    Thinking about getting a 7900xt or xtx, but worried about my psu and coil whine problems people are reporting

    I'm kinda looking at used ones - 7900 XTX cards, though - does anyone (here) have any opinions on the Sapphire Nitro+, Asus Tuf and MSI Gaming X Trio versions? I'm only considering those 3 - and only looking at used ones. These cards (new) are still expensive. The reason I am considering...
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    7900xtx or 4080 super?

    A game that even the top flagship cards can't do at 60fps (@ 4K)?
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    HP wants more of your money

    So, they can monitor and track you - that's the way these companies are going - I won't say more because I have a feeling it wouldn't/won't be allowed. But, the fact that more and more companies are doing this - just shows how passive the public is.
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    HDMI Forum to AMD: No, you can’t make an open source HDMI 2.1 driver

    Not with big screens - i.e. 50"+ It's not just the HDMI Forum - it's the TV companies/manufacturers, Hollywood etc. Why won't the TV companies include/manufacture even one display port on their TVs?
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    Performance per watt/value proposition, GPU upgrade question.

    Dunno where you are but in this section of planet earth - it's just scalpers and more scalpers - private scalpers, corporate scalpers....scalpers everywhere. We're talking about the 4080, right? If it's the 4080 Super - same thing.... whoa.
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    Apparently NAND prices are too low, so Samsung is cutting production by half.

    'Could elaborate but I'm sure my messages would be deleted and worse.
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    Used gpu- good idea?

    Yep - I feel you need to get a good vibe from the seller - I dunno how often ppl get a dud but it doesn't seem to be too often - from what I've read - but, for used gpus - the warranty is probably harder to 'get' - meaning you need the receipt and most gpu brands don't have a transferable...
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    Performance per watt/value proposition, GPU upgrade question.

    If your priority is the most/more efficient gpu for power/performance, then there's only one choice - a gpu from the Nvidia Geforce 40 series - just pick whatever makes the most sense - I would start at min. 4070 Ti and get whatever series you can afford. You can also undervolt the gpu so that...
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    Linux Suggestion

    Why Endeavor? If you learn how Nobara is configured, hopefully (in time), you can just do the same or close to it - to Fedora, since it's built on Fedora. My suggestion for beginner is to pick 2 different distros - two main ones - and see which one you like and then switch to one, full-time...
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    Micro Center Selling Refurb'd Sapphire Nitro+ Vapor-X 7900 XTX Now?

    Fortnite? I thought Fortnite was optimized for Nvidia cards? I seem to recall reading ppl talking about performance is a bit lacking on AMD gpus. It was not a big thing for me but I occasionally play Fortnite - and after I read that - I thought, 'aw, damn....if I get a 7900 series gpu over...
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    Micro Center Selling Refurb'd Sapphire Nitro+ Vapor-X 7900 XTX Now?

    How will you do that? Prospective used gpu buyer would like to know... :D
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    Micro Center Selling Refurb'd Sapphire Nitro+ Vapor-X 7900 XTX Now?

    Yeah, that's not good. I have read up on it too but it applies to me - a different country than yours? In Canada, Sapphire has a bad rep regarding warranty - they used to 'outsource' or contract out to another company. It sounds pretty complicated and I'm not sure if it is still the case...
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    Micro Center Selling Refurb'd Sapphire Nitro+ Vapor-X 7900 XTX Now?

    What's a 'trade-in?' A return/exchange? What's the normal price? A 'refurbished' gpu would be one that was RMA'ed and then sent to the store it was sold for re-sale - I would have guessed. A 'trade-in' would be called an 'open-box' perhaps - but, it depends on store policy - if a...
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    Thinking about getting a 7900xt or xtx, but worried about my psu and coil whine problems people are reporting

    Tough call. I believe there's some guys on here with that card. IIRC, most of them were content/satisfied with it but my extra research led me to believe I probably wouldn't like it cuz of the noise (fans) and I dunno how common it is to have coil whine with that card. I have the impression...
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    Thinking about getting a 7900xt or xtx, but worried about my psu and coil whine problems people are reporting

    Only 9%? Where is this place? :) Where I live - SOMETIMES, used 7900 xtx cards are as low as $1100 (I said maybe - assuming the seller will go down to that price or hasn't sold it and left the ad or it's not a scam). The cheapest new ones are around $1400 - so, there's a $300 difference...
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    ZLUDA Allows CUDA Binaries to Run on AMD GPUs

    Exactly. Already, another member here, Lakados said this: "ZLUDA only serves as an advertisement as to why you should have just bought Nvidia hardware to begin with. And that’s why Intel and AMD both abandoned it." You said the same thing and I've read this sentiment on other sites -...
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    Afterburner sucks!

    Nvidia. Sorry, for my rant. I kinda figured things out - part of it was my keyboard which includes a trackpad. Do you know how to 'change' the interface so it's not so tiny - it's like the scaling is set for my 4K TV display. You were right - I had to manually set it - but, I had to click...
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    Afterburner sucks!

    This program SUCKS! The AIB program for the gpu doesn't work with this one game - so, I thought I'd try Afterburner - you need a manual or something. The options you want - framerate/frametime etc. - anything and everything to do with frames is greyed out. I know you need Riva Turner - that...
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    MSI Ventus and Gaming X Slim thoughts?

    I'm not in the market for a 4080 Super since they're too expensive for my budget - HOWEVER, I have read posts (not just this forum) about ppl buying those - and they all seem pretty good (brands). I would probably pick the cheapest one out of those 2 - but, lots of ppl have reported good...
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    7900 xtx vs 4080 (used)

    Now, it's just full of bumper stickers?
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    7900 xtx vs 4080 (used)

    Yep, I just don't have 13,000 posts yet - but, I'm trying.
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    7900 xtx vs 4080 (used)

    Yeah, if you can't play a game (suddenly?) that you played before or you want to change resolutions - or have software that doesn't work with that card anymore....then.... 3gb seems pretty low nowadays? Also, it depends how much $$ you have to throw towards a gpu....right? :)
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    4080 Super reviews

    Yep, that's the conclusion I was leaning towards - I've read various ppl talking about how their motherboards and power supplies had some impact or determination.... wow, such diversity of impressions and interpretations! So, when buying used - you 'get what you get' - so that kinda worries me...
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