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    Fake GPUs, just stop buying them.

    Many fake cards are obsolete Fermi cards repackaged as Maxwell or Pascal to fool unsuspecting persons
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    Fake GPUs, just stop buying them.

    I look at the entire card, heat sink and even the bracket fake pascal cards with VGA are a real giveaway
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    Fake GPUs, just stop buying them.

    I am now expert enough to spot fakes immediately so I now post photos galore of such items on my site for my readers
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    Fake GPUs, just stop buying them.

    A lot of counterfeiters prey on the poorly educated persons which are all too common around with world
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    Easy question about mining and profitability.

    Prices are moving wildly right now mostly driven by highly leveraged derivatives which simply fuel the volatility
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    NVIDIA "Ada Lovelace" Architecture Designed for N5, GeForce Returns to TSMC

    Still no NVIDIA cards at the local NewEgg etc Lots of Radeon cards at double MSRP however
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    I am better equipped for reviewing RAM as opposed to motherboards, but I am taking steps to...

    I am better equipped for reviewing RAM as opposed to motherboards, but I am taking steps to improve my capabilities I got A in university in English so my command of the language is exemplary Examples are on my site https://www.hardcoregames.ca/
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    Innodisk Releases Industrial-grade 112-Layer 3D TLC SSDs

    SATA SSD by Samsung have been up to 8TB for quite a while M.2 NBMe 8TB are still not up to PCIe 4.0 speeds yet
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    Innodisk Releases Industrial-grade 112-Layer 3D TLC SSDs

    looks like it's time for a SSD shootout
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    TechPowerUp is Hiring Motherboard and Memory Reviewers

    Back then DDR3 was a thing I ran across a lot of crap memory. Now I have an open frame chassis so it's far easier to test memory sticks. M.2 SSD and even processors. I have accumulated more equipment but these days I spend more time reviewing games.
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    TechPowerUp is Hiring Motherboard and Memory Reviewers

    seems that my old article on fake ddr3 got a lot more interest than expected, almost 100 page views, wow
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    Fake GPUs, just stop buying them.

    fake video cards have been around for more than a decade
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    Battlefield 2042

    I have had all kinds of problems with the Origin loader, most of the time it quits unexpectedly as such I now detest games with Origin
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    Cryptocoin Value and Market Trend Discussion

    BTC and ETH are both fallen more than 50% from their recent highs and there is still a lot of room to fall
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    Cannot install driver 470.05 on my rtx 3060 to mine help

    477.22 is the latest driver, as for the OP's card, he is SOL for mining so he can divest and cut his losses for an non nerfed card
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