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    Pagefile "anomalies"?

    Degredation of performance comes from the page file getting fragmented by the constant writesa and not from the size of it. SSD and RAMdisk aren't affected by that at all.
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    Ryzen 3950X Build Help

    Patriot Viper Steel 16GB DDR4-4000MHz (PVS416G400C9K) is a nice choice that doesn't cost much.
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    Pagefile "anomalies"?

    Page file for modern OSes is very critical to its performance remaining optimal. And it can work well for the system only when put into an SSD or a RAMdisk. I have a dual-boot system atm with the win7's page file into the OS' SSD and the win10's pagefile in a RAMdisk. It was the only way to keep...
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    Current Sales, Bundles, Giveaways

    Flash deals in fanatical started a few minutes ago
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    Intel Clarifies on 10nm Desktop CPUs: Still on the Table, Likely in 2021

    Intel is feared of angry shareholders and think they are sheeps to believe all their bs. 10nm is dead. Only mobile and some server models will be available. if they ever put any of those in desktop it will be in prebuilt systems for office purpose since they won't even dare sell any CPU that is...
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    Intel Scraps 10nm for Desktop, Brazen it Out with 14nm Skylake Till 2022?

    Zen3 will be for AM4 for sure. And will have both IPC and clock improvements. Intel is already behind in IPC, efficiency and pricing and just a bit ahead in gaming and will get in a tougher position soon with 3950X and TR4 launching imminently. So, you were saying?
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    My First AMD Build

    I would get the MSI B450 Tomahawk Max motherboard If I was in your place. Great VRMs, BIOS ready for Ryzen 3000, better memory compatibility, not much more expensive. And I would get a 3733MHz RAM kit. Great prices around atm. Agree for the rest of the parts. And if you want to get closer to the...
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    X570 and Windows 7

    By default there isn't. But there are some people who made it work. Check in the link below: https://www.overclock.net/forum/13-amd-general/1731246-guide-fixing-windows-7-usb-support-matisse-ryzen-3000-zen-2-x370-x470.html
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    Current Sales, Bundles, Giveaways

    SE4 deluxe edition (season pass included) for less than 10GBP!
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    (Rumor) AMD's Upcoming Flagship GPU to feature 8192 RDNA stream processors

    2 dies on it with IF to connect them, HBM2 and used only for data centers. Possible for sure.
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    Matisse (Ryzen 3000) overclocking/undervolting

    Seems that new bioses will improve performance of Zen2 chips allowing less voltage that reduce power draw and improve thermals that in turn allow higher sustainable all-core-clocks.
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    Scythe Fuma 2

    Awesome product for enthusiasts for a fair price! It surpasses even some AIO coolers. Great review also. Kudos to Skythe and our crazyeyesreaper :toast:
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    Samsung Develops Industry's First 12-Layer 3D-TSV Chip Packaging Technology

    Intel might be another main reason for that, apart from HBM RAM chips' packaging. 2022 in the earliest for the sale of anything related to this manufacturing method.
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    AMD to Unveil Radeon RX 5500 on October 7

    I hope it gets up there and costs $150 while consuming less than 100W. It will be THE bargain for cheap 1080P gaming PCs imho. BTW I fully agree with his estimation about 5600XT reaching Vegas but for 5500XT I think efficiency will lead to constrain the clocks a bit more. Maybe the custom AIB...
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    Will A GeForce RTX 2060 be bottlenecked by a i7 2600?

    AC Odyssey will be heavily bottlenecked since it is the most heavy CPU dependent game from the newer ones. It needs as much CPU power as possible. And all DX12 games want at least 8 threads to run without microstuttering. Run benchmarks and watch for the minimum FPS. There is where it shows if...
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