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    RTX 5xxx / RX 8xxx speculation

    At this point commercial cards are selling for so much more than graphics cards, Nvidia would make more money by abandoning the gaming market. I wouldn’t be surprised if it happens.
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    Checking in with my Ender3 pro

    I’m sure you have figured it out by now, but just for reference for anyone else reading, your issue was probably the minimum retraction count settings. This setting sets how many times the extruder will retract within the Minimum extrusion distance window. So you were setup for 10 times within...
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    Trying to decide on an inexpensive, secondhand 1080p solution

    The trick is to find cards that can’t be mined with anymore. The 3gb 1060 or a 4gb AMD 580 are hundreds of dollars cheaper than their 6/8gb counterparts.
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    Visual and Performance issues after 4 different PC builds with different parts over 4 months (Need Help!)

    A few thoughts. 1) Bad CPU RAM will almost always end with BSODs. The PC will eventually get bad data back from the memory and it will crash the PC. This is done by design of the x86 system. 2) Bad GPU RAM will not always crash the computer. The memory is primary used for output to a screen...
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    What's the truthful reason(s) for the GPU shortage?

    I have the weirdest notion that I’ve read this before.
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    I microwaved a R9 390X gaming and now my pc won't run after 3rd time

    princeboy47 I’m really interested in what your local computer repair shop said. Were they able to salvage anything?
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    Identify a used GPU card that was used in mining?

    If every gamer started mining tomorrow, there would be a significant drop in profitability. Miners would lose money, and stop buying video cards.
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    What's the truthful reason(s) for the GPU shortage?

    I can’t speak for anyone else, but I didn’t stop buying graphics cards after my TNT2. In fact, I can’t think of a single example of someone who bought a gaming card and has never upgraded since. Gamers are some of the most loyal repeat customers out there. I can’t think of any other industry...
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    What's the truthful reason(s) for the GPU shortage?

    Oh I'm sure Nvidia is doing it mainly to push professional miners into the more profitable CMP cards, but they would be wise to try and get product into actual customer hands. Warning the following is just anecdotal, I have no evidence only than personal experience: Both AMD and Nvidia would...
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    What's the truthful reason(s) for the GPU shortage?

    https://www.coindesk.com/bitmain-antminer-e9-asic-ethereum-mining TLDR: An ASIC that mines ethereum will be released this year. A combination of ETH 2.0, this ASIC, and Nvidia lowering the hash rate of their cards should make gfx cards available again by the end of the year.
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    What's the truthful reason(s) for the GPU shortage?

    We will see the same effect happen in our lifetimes with vehicles. As soon as fully autonomous vehicles are produced, the ability to make profit on a vehicle will become standard. Making your car do taxi service while you are at work, or when you are not using it during the weekends will pay for...
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    What's the truthful reason(s) for the GPU shortage?

    I disagree. The most I spent on a card was $300 before the mining boom. I just bought a 3070 for $750 retail, and it didn’t even bother me, because in 4ish months I’ll have a free kick ass video card. Price is irrelevant when these cards make so much money mining. I have several friends doing...
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    What's the truthful reason(s) for the GPU shortage?

    Sorry, I guess I did ramble on a bit. I was trying to say that yes it applies to AMD cards as well, but they are not mining at the same hash rates as their nvidia equivalent. Also, it’s true that the GPU is underclocked and undervolted to save power, but the memory will be overclocked to the...
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    What's the truthful reason(s) for the GPU shortage?

    The 6x00 series is not good for eth mining because of the memory architecture. Eth runs random calculations across a 4gb file. The small cache of l3 memory on the latest Radeon GPUs is great for gaming, but impedes the random nature of eth compute. Most miners turn the gpu voltage down to save...
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    What's the truthful reason(s) for the GPU shortage?

    https://wccftech.com/nvidia-calls-ampere-geforce-rtx-30-series-graphics-cards-their-best-launch-ever/ “In the charts published by NVIDIA, the company shows that Ampere GPUs were its fastest ramping architecture to date, resulting in twice the number of end market sales of GeForce RTX 30...
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    What's the truthful reason(s) for the GPU shortage?

    I would even go as far to say, we could have 5x supply and cards would still be scarce. It’s just too easy when a 3080 can make you $300 a month.
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    What's the truthful reason(s) for the GPU shortage?

    The idea that there are “multiple factors” is laughable at best. This is 99% mining, and 1% everything else. If the price of etherium drops you will see instant availability of GPUs at normal prices. Unfortunately, I do not see that happening. The good news is ETH 2.0 is happening and soon...
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    NASA’s latest Mars rover has the same processor as an iMac from 1998

    NASA likes to use chips that have been around for a while. They favor consistency over speed and reliability over unknown bugs. A lot of hardware bugs actually take a while to find, and NASA needs to be able to trust these devices. Kernel panicks are extremely risky.
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    Intel has started benchmarking their high end GPU's

    If AMD announced that they were building their own fabs, I would sell my stock the same hour. I invested after they got out of the fab business, and it was one of the best investments I’ve made. Go look up the returns AMD after the split and tell me if it was a good move. Then tell me if you...
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    Nvidia Purposely Reducing Hash Rate for RTX 3060 GPUs, Creates Cryptocurrency Mining Processors (CMP)

    If you know about it before hand it’s fine. Remember when nvidia released the 660 and said 512mb of the memory was slower than the rest, and everyone was fine with it. Then they released the 970, and we found out 1gig of the memory was slower from testing, and everyone lost their minds? As long...
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    Nvidia Purposely Reducing Hash Rate for RTX 3060 GPUs, Creates Cryptocurrency Mining Processors (CMP)

    Maybe I should say it in a different way. Without a solar winds style hack, where Nvidias signing keys are stolen or bypassed. This solution should hold up for a long time.
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    Nvidia Purposely Reducing Hash Rate for RTX 3060 GPUs, Creates Cryptocurrency Mining Processors (CMP)

    https://mobile.twitter.com/bdelrizzo/status/1362619264423747590 Ryan at Anandtech got a few more details from Nvidia. Looks like the silicon, bios, and drivers are all signed, so it won’t be easy to just use a hacked driver or hacked bios. Also, it looks like it won’t affect folding@home. As...
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    Nvidia Purposely Reducing Hash Rate for RTX 3060 GPUs, Creates Cryptocurrency Mining Processors (CMP)

    Something else that should be a factor here. ETH 2.0 is here, and staking will eventually take over mining. Lots of people are speculating when that will happen, but I’m sure nobody will want to be stuck with a bunch of useless mining cards when that happens. GPUs can be sold if mining stops...
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    Nvidia Purposely Reducing Hash Rate for RTX 3060 GPUs, Creates Cryptocurrency Mining Processors (CMP)

    Currently ETH mining is the most profitable by a large margin. ETH was specifically designed so that ASICs could not be used like they are with bitcoin. The mining algorithm is 100% random, and needs a large pool of memory that increases with time. It recently past 4GB (Which is why the 4GB...
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    Where is this urgency for new GPUs coming from?

    I don’t think we realized how much Intel releasing 4 core processors with 5% performance increase for a decade did to diminish the Enthusiast PC market. Building a new computer was boring, and rarely worth the money. I have friends still n sandy bridge. I think a new Zen cpu that is faster...
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    Where / how to buy AMD gpu tomorrow

    B&H talking about limited availability... https://www.bhphotovideo.com/pages/availability-update/amd-rx-6000-series.html?origSearch=rx%206800
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    Radeons and Multiple monitors... any known issues?

    I have a very specific issue with my 5700, but have found a workaround. If I am mining on the card and switch inputs on the main monitor over to my work computer its fine, but as soon as I switch back the driver crashes and I have to wait a while to get my screen back. There are 2 work...
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    Where Gaming Begins: Ep. 2 | AMD Radeon™ RX 6000 Series Graphics Cards - 11am CDT 10/28/20

    They tested 200+ FPS at 60hz vs 60fps at 60hrz, and they were able to increase their reaction times. The theory they presented was input lag is affected by frame rate.
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    Where Gaming Begins: Ep. 2 | AMD Radeon™ RX 6000 Series Graphics Cards - 11am CDT 10/28/20

    To long didn't watch version: High FPS matters more than high refresh rate Going from 60fps to 120fps makes a big difference Going from 120fps to 240fps makes a smaller difference BTW: Paul and Linus are the non-pro players in this test and they have the largest delta in performance between...
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    HardOCP is not pleased with low availability GPU launches

    Nobody stood up for us enthusiasts like the old school HardOCP. These new influencers and “reviewers” bend over backwards to spin everything positive so they don’t piss off their great benefactors. Damn, I didn’t realize how much I missed a real review until I read that.
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    Where Gaming Begins: Ep. 2 | AMD Radeon™ RX 6000 Series Graphics Cards - 11am CDT 10/28/20

    Or go with Intel and Nvidia and cook your food right on your PC. :ROFLMAO: Hahahahaha. I kid! I kid!
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    Where Gaming Begins: Ep. 2 | AMD Radeon™ RX 6000 Series Graphics Cards - 11am CDT 10/28/20

    I think I’m taking the day off work and going to MicroCenter.
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    Where Gaming Begins: Ep. 2 | AMD Radeon™ RX 6000 Series Graphics Cards - 11am CDT 10/28/20

    I have no opinion on DLSS, but this statement cracks me up. Very few things in life are 100% fact...
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    Where Gaming Begins: Ep. 2 | AMD Radeon™ RX 6000 Series Graphics Cards - 11am CDT 10/28/20

    If you can find a $700 3080 than it’s $50 cheaper. Real world, it’s probably going to be $100 to $150 cheaper. Also the 6800 is going to provide 3070 level performance with twice the memory for 10% more money. It’s going to come down to personal preference on that one, but for that level of...
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    Where Gaming Begins: Ep. 2 | AMD Radeon™ RX 6000 Series Graphics Cards - 11am CDT 10/28/20

    Competition is back! This is great news for all PC gamers.
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    Where Gaming Begins: Ep. 2 | AMD Radeon™ RX 6000 Series Graphics Cards - 11am CDT 10/28/20

    Damn, my dyslexia read that as launch time, and I got super excited. Like, I need to get in my car and drive to Micro Center excited.
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    Why is my pc shutting off when gaming?

    A bit of troubleshooting help 1) visually check the hardware, dust can cause overheating 2) check the temps your cpu and video card are running separately. For example run prime 95 for the cpu. 3) check the voltages on the 12v rail of your power supply. It would also help if you listed your...
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    If Navi matches 3080 in Raster performance but not Ray Tracing... will we care?

    I bought a 5700 for it’s price/performance at 1440p. Paid just under $300, and couldn’t be happier with it. Without paying significantly more, I’m not going to be able to use ray tracing. IMO the biggest issue with RT is the limitations on mid range cards. Nvidia could fix this with the 3070 and...
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    The End of Blu-ray

    A 4 billion dollar industry is dead? Shrinking yes, but dead no.
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    Tesla Launches $35,000 Standard Model 3

    Hybrid mileage goes down at least 15% in the winter. The motor has to run longer to keep the oil at a stable temperature, and to keep the heat going in the cabin.
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