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Recent content by ap4lifetn

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    Went to microcenter to start my new monster rig

    i also scourge the microcenter open box bins, couldn't be lucky enough to get a gpu like you though!!
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    Just ordered a Samsung 960 EVO M.2 NVMe PCI-E

    you'll be fine installing the SSD under the heatsink. I run a much hotter GPU on top of the SSD using the same board across 950/960's.
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    The show off your tech related purchase thread

    The Ryzen 7 technically scores higher in Cinebench ;)
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    The show off your tech related purchase thread

    I seem to have a spending problem. Decided to upgrade 3 PCs for the family with myself keeping the 8700k!
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    Monitors won't go to sleep... Why?

    i am assuming that you have configured the power settings to enable the monitor/pc to sleep. If that's the case, there is likely something keeping it from going to sleep. you can find out what it is by doing the following: Open CMD Type "powercfg -requests", and see what comes up.
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    What are you playing?

    I am playing Far Cry 1 (i am a few years behind the gaming curve, but at least my hardware is ready!), but it seems i cant Vsync this thing, it runs at 500fps and unnecessarily taxes my GPU.
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    Beware: Apple Macbook False Advertising

    this might get ugly, but your friend should have researched the new macbook to find out that it runs on a Core M processor. Core M processors are not meant for any type of rendering, gaming, etc. They are meant for general computing, ie word, mail, browsing, and youtube. It is fanless and...
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    Pros & Cons to 4k?

    I am actually using a Dell P2715Q, its a 27" IPS UDH 60Hz SST monitor, and i got to say, probably the best upgrade to my PC in years. Granted, the only game i really play is Diablo 3, and i have no problem maxing that out at 3840x2160, any recent triple AAA title will struggle however. As for...
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    Is OC'ing a Micro ATX worth it?

    i am nowhere near a hardcore overclocker, but i have my 4790k @ 4.7GHz on all cores with stock voltage using my GENE VI, i have to increase voltage to go any higher and it's just something I don't want to do. I think with adequate cooling, 5 might be doable, however 5.6 on a devils canyon will...
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    Does Hyper Thread help multitask?

    why not use the HD3000 to drive to the 2nd monitor for video watching and using your 670 to play the games. That's how I use the HD4600 from my 4790K. However, i think windows 7 isn't as robust in supporting this configuration as Win8.
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    GeForce GTX 970 Design Flaw Caps Video Memory Usage to 3.3 GB: Report

    good news! GTX 960Ti will be here sooner than expected!
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    NVIDIA Announces the GeForce GTX 960

    maybe they are reusing PCBs from GTX 660's which had 192bit interfaces? the 960Ti will probably come from a cutdown GM204. They are already selling GM204's identical to the GTX 960 (1024 SPs, 128bit) called the GTX 965M, it would assume they are saving chips between 1024SP's and 1664SP's to be...
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    NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960 Specs Confirmed

    That's strange, NVIDIA uses a cut down GM204 with 1024/128bit for their mobile GTX 965M, but it seems that their GM206 (this GTX 960) has the same configuration? They are stockpiling chips better than 1024/128 for their GTX 960 Ti
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    AMD Releases Catalyst 14.12 Omega Software

    well damn, its not as frequent as before, but i am still getting an intermittent flicker that will happen at the desktop or randomly in games.
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    AMD Releases Catalyst 14.12 Omega Software

    I am still getting an intermittent screen flicker, does anyone else?