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    Scalpers get POSCAP screwed

    I would assume the sellers could combat this but choose not to?
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    Scalpers get POSCAP screwed

    Is this a common thing with sneakers?
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    Big Navi VRAM specs leak: 16GB Navi 21 and 12GB Navi 22 go head to head with GeForce RTX 3080 and RTX 3090

    Summon the fates! Alert the simulation! Pray to your gods! - AMD was never "meant" to get this far! :facepalm:
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    If you had $1500 to spend on a monitor set up what would it be?

    They seem nice and the Samsung 49" class monitors were my first choice for quite a while, but I came to the conclusion that they are just too wide and not tall enough and I have developed a very strong appreciation for IPS. The thing that made 3x 27" monitors acceptable was that when you play...
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    If you had $1500 to spend on a monitor set up what would it be?

    It really depends on what you're going to do. As someone who ran a triple monitor system for about 9 years, I'm happy to be done with it. If you're trading stocks or something like that and you have a big 10' wide area, then sure, get triple 32" 4k Monitors but I'd never do it. I would get...
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    32" 4K monitor IPS vs VA

    Does anyone know how these monitors compare with the Samsung QN32Q50 4K TV? I'm looking for a secondary monitor - I currently have a 21.5" Dell and I'd like to get a 27-32" 4K panel Nice thing about a TV is speakers and an optical out for watching video...
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    Just want to extend a big fat middle finger to every major hardware review site/channel out there

    Nobody tests niche capabilities on launch day. HDMI 2.1 AVRs are only just now becoming GA but most of the audio in the PC world is stereo. I can't even think of a reviewer that I would trust to understand BOTH home theater and advanced gaming hardware enough to do a competent review. And who...
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    Just want to extend a big fat middle finger to every major hardware review site/channel out there

    These are not first day concerns for the vast, vast majority of potential buyers.
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    Is there a USB Bluetooth Receiver that acts as an audio input on PC (mix phone/alexa with your PC audio)?

    1. Yes, you can get cards with optical in, but they are not very common and since I'm running mITX and don't have a spare PCIE slot, I would need a USB solution which is pretty rare (but they do exist). 2. Yes, the PC audio stack can mix an external input with your internal PC sound. I've tried...
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    Is there a USB Bluetooth Receiver that acts as an audio input on PC (mix phone/alexa with your PC audio)?

    That is an interesting device and it might go well on the TV in the living room. One user said that bypass mode picks up some low level beeping noise - also, I think this would not mix with the PC audio, but just take over the optical channel when you use it. I'd have to think about whether that...
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    Is there a USB Bluetooth Receiver that acts as an audio input on PC (mix phone/alexa with your PC audio)?

    I have a Strix Z390i motherboard with Bluetooth. I've connected it before but never saw any audio options.
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    Is there a USB Bluetooth Receiver that acts as an audio input on PC (mix phone/alexa with your PC audio)?

    Obviously there are tons of bluetooth adapters for the PC Most are to let you send your PC audio out to a pair of bluetooth headphones I'm trying to find a device that acts as a "line in" audio adapter so I can mix my phone or my alexa audio into my PC - the same way you used to be able to...
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    LG 38GL950G - 37.5" 3840x1600/G-Sync/175Hz

    No fan noise on mine - and it's the best gaming monitor I've ever used.
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    LG 38GL950G - 37.5" 3840x1600/G-Sync/175Hz

    No one? No exceptions? None? There are always exceptions. It's a $200 difference ($1400 vs $1600). I'd have to see some serious testing before I'd settle for "G-Sync compatible" over actual G-Sync
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    Best Small Form Factor Case to House a Silent Gaming Powerhouse - 3090 and more

    The MORA3 is going to be mounted and out of the way and so far, the sound quality of the KEFs remains unaffected... I'm planning on upgrading to a 3090 because even a 2080ti isn't enough to maintain 3840x1600 @160Hz and max detail and I seriously doubt a 3080 will be enough either. It would...
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    Best Small Form Factor Case to House a Silent Gaming Powerhouse - 3090 and more

    Would be fine if you use an external radiator...
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    SFF and 3090/big navi viable?

    I don't know what a Waterbeach is but you can run a 38mm rad on the side and a 22mm (maybe a 28mm) rad in the bottom. It seems to be barely enough for an undervolted 2080ti, I doubt it's enough for a 3090
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    SFF and 3090/big navi viable?

    A 3090 with a water block should easily fit the M1. Could not be happier that I went with the big, external MORA3 rad - it no longer feels like overkill...
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    What is Regarded as the Best Monitor For Gaming and Work? - Powered by 3090

    I love the M1 - my first build with a Noctua C14 and an Arctic ACX3 was very cool and quiet, but a new motherboard and GPU put me in a place where it was no longer cool and quiet. I'm currently running a large external radiator and I'm very happy with it. Thinking about it...
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    What is Regarded as the Best Monitor For Gaming and Work? - Powered by 3090

    Of course it's a matter of opinion - I ran 3x 2560x1440 for years - I thought it was great for work but of course it really was too wide. I thought being 2/3rds the width would be perfect but ultimately I decided it was still too wide. I guess it depends on your work and what games you prefer...
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    What is Regarded as the Best Monitor For Gaming and Work? - Powered by 3090

    The 160hz+ 38" Ultrawides Better for gaming and better for work imho. The sammys are too wide and too short.
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    The great video card dump of 2020 has begun!!!

    I was trying to ride my 1080Ti until today, but it died back in May and I bought a 2080Ti Then I went full water - which has been great, but I have about $1600 in this 2080Ti and I guess it's not even worth half that now. Still, I pretty much just play Apex Legends and at 3840x1600, my 2100Mhz...
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    water cooling GPUs. worth it?

    If you can use a giant air cooler like the Arctic Accelero Xtreme III, then I would say that gives you the best temp and noise performance for the money. It made my 1080Ti run at 61C and it was virtually silent with a pair of Noctua fans - then the GPU died.... Unfortunately, that cooler...
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    Windows 95 is 25 Years Old Today!!!

    If you think that's bad - I had to install the Video Toaster software on an Amiga 4000 back in 1993 - it was a handfull short of 200 floppies (I think 174 or 178?)
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    Windows 95 is 25 Years Old Today!!!

    Windows 95 Certified BAYBEE!
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    things covid has taught me... closed headphones save marriages? BT headphone adapters are kewl.

    People don't appreciate what a problem this is. I actually prefer my desk against the opposite wall but then the door is behind me and with the M100s on, I can't hear people. AT. ALL. I tried finding a mirror or putting something on the door - none of it worked and I finally just moved my...
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    3090 is triple slot! (pic)

    I'm sure a a water cooled version will fit in an Ncase.
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    Is 5.1 / surround sound gaming still relevant?

    Sure, but HDMI audio is not a good match for people running high performance gaming monitors. Yes, you can use a second monitor or a ghost monitor, etc but none of the solutions are ideal. I thought 7.1 was particularly good with Overwatch, but I don't play that anymore and Battlefield (but I...
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    Is 5.1 / surround sound gaming still relevant?

    I use optical from my pc to my parasound halo ia. I could use usb or coax but why consume abusb port when i already have an optical out? Also, I've had more issues (in the past) with usb connections vs optical and having the electrical isolation can be make or break for some people. My...
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    NCASE M1: a crowdfunded Mini-ITX case (updates in first post)

    Added a MORA 3 to my Ncase M1 a few weeks ago. My first round of tubing was pretty rough: I didn't really like how the tubing was so sloppy, it pulled the grommets out of the case and tented to push on the internal fittings. It took some doing - I had to get a 2 slot bracket for my GPU...
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    LG 38GL950G - 37.5" 3840x1600/G-Sync/175Hz

    A 38" Ultrawide is the same width as a 40" 16x9 I consider it the limit in monitor width - mine is so wide I have to place my speakers wider than I prefer.
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    LG 38GL950G - 37.5" 3840x1600/G-Sync/175Hz

    I don't know. I like my office very quiet and I never hear mine - and it's on 15+ hours per day coming up on 6 months. Hopefully it doesn't start to fail and become loud - maybe other people have a defective fan? If they're going to do this going forward, they should just make a massive passive...
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    Samsung Odyssey: 49" 5120x1440, 240 Hz, HDR1000

    After 9 years of NV Surround, I was pretty convinced that the 32:9 format was ideal. After using the LG 38 for five months, pixel response issues aside, I think these are too wide and not tall enough. These are basically 2x 27" 1440P monitors - not bad at all. The 38" monitors are like this-...
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    Esoteric (rare) hardware from the past

    Fanless Gigabyte HD4850 - for smooth and silent Battlefield Bad Company 2 action back in the day...
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    Rethinking my Ncase M1 WC build to just use a big external 9x120mm radiator (MO-RA3) Pros/Cons?

    The MORA3 has a 4x 200mm version, but they also have the option for stands and wall mounts. This thing looks like a stove top...
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    Rethinking my Ncase M1 WC build to just use a big external 9x120mm radiator (MO-RA3) Pros/Cons?

    Thanks! Looks like you had quite the time getting the rad prepped - that's helpful to know up front. My purpose is to have a case that doesn't dominate my desk - I need room for my monitor and speakers and I need something that kind of tucks in there. I don't need portability and I'll either...
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    Rethinking my Ncase M1 WC build to just use a big external 9x120mm radiator (MO-RA3) Pros/Cons?

    So I had almost everything I needed to finish a dual 240 rad internal build on my Ncase M1 but I got to thinking - my filters catch a lot of dust and I get sick of it. What if I just moved all the cooling out of my case? I have room on my desk for a big radiator and I've seen the big Demciflex...
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    Did you paint your gaming room/office? What color scheme?

    Bright Turquoise / Aqua I work in there all day and its a happy, high energy color. Goes great with black and white...
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    NCASE M1: a crowdfunded Mini-ITX case (updates in first post)

    Did you get any kind of tracking info for the replacement? I opened my ticket 15 days ago and 4 days ago they said they were shipping one out but I have no way to know when it gets here.
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