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    Realtek DCH Modded Audio Driver for Windows 10

    OK I have to admit that sometimes I feel like a stereo type as a Californian blonde surfer who may partake of the herb my memory is unreliable at best. I have no idea what I did that made everything work perfectly for months and months - even rebooting was fine. I had the Soundblaster 720...
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    Why did we abandon hydrogen cars so quickly?

    Just popping back in because I am relieved to have a found a place for conversations about complex challenges in the future. I am concerned for my kids. Full disclosure I used to be a redneck hell hippy which isn't that uncommon in NorCal. I love trucks and trees! And guns and ganja! But I want...
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    Realtek DCH Modded Audio Driver for Windows 10

    It has been so long since I posted
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    Why did we abandon hydrogen cars so quickly?

    TLDR from former Toyota salesman: People won't buy the Murai because it is too expensive, it is unrecognizable and you can but a loaded Prius for half the price. Two years ago it was only sold at one NorCal location in Silicon valley. It costs upwards of $60,000 and there are only a few places...
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    Realtek DCH Modded Audio Driver for Windows 10

    Hey Alan, I was not sure what to do with my time now my sounds rocks and rolls so sweetly. No crashes, no hangs. It is stable. I can reboot and open/close creative 720 or not use it at all. Then I remembered I have an old PC I could fix up. Its core 2 duo but its only collecting dust when it...
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    Sapphire Vapor-X Tri-X OC R9 290 owners/gurus advice needed (please)

    Thank you both. I guess I just bored and want break something. I was not sure Trixxx was working right. But that was on my r9 270 and I think I wanted retro version because i never unlocked the fan control. Afterburner seems overwhelming to me at times. I tried a new asus thing recently and like...
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    Sapphire Vapor-X Tri-X OC R9 290 owners/gurus advice needed (please)

    So I have been on an a very limited budget this last year and was fortunate to find a Sapphire R9 290 Vapor-X. Its a workhorse card and so far its been great but I was having heat issues so I reapplied thermal paste and it seems to be much better but I haven't monitored while gaming. I keep it...
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    Realtek DCH Modded Audio Driver for Windows 10

    I hope I don't jinx myself but after over a year everything is working after after reboots. Thanks Alan, could not have survived lockdown with the joy of music. I just noticed Realtek released a massive update for those who have there nic/land adapters today. It includes my ethernet so it cant...
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    X79 and/or rampage IV OC'ing thread for those of us still left....

    Sorry I thought I had included the details. I have a P9X79 LE with Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3820 CPU @ 3.60GHz, 18 GB RAM, evo ssd, R9 290 Vapor-x TRI OC 4GB. It is an ancient PC built for Windows 8 and it has flaws but it is surprisingly robust. The PSU cable to the CPU melted but I got it out and...
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    X79 and/or rampage IV OC'ing thread for those of us still left....

    Just saw this thread. I have an Asus P9X79 LE that I would like to start pushing if possible to get better gaming performance playing Battlefield. My powersupply connector melted into the mobo at the top for the CPU but when I cleaned out themelted plastic from the PSU the mbo and the pin...
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    Opinion wanted

    Neither. That is an absurd amount for a GPU and by paying that price you are only driving up prices. I would buy a used card or a lower priced item. Is there a reason you need that card? I know some games are demading but it is unlikely that the performance bottleneck is the GPU. If people...
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    Windows has stopped this device because it reported problems

    There was a windows update then too. It seemed to have totally borked my ATI suite and I could not figure out the proplem. After some digging around it was clearly related to me display drivers so I uninstalled with DDU and installed newer recommended drivers base only. But you may have fixed...
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    Realtek DCH Modded Audio Driver for Windows 10

    Sure, but you need to explain what motherboard and related audio output you have. Information? How do we know what setting you need? So the irony is strong here but I can't use Foobar2000 now that the Windows Audio Device Graph Isolationn CPU spikes have started. Its unplayable. I have seen...
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    Realtek DCH Modded Audio Driver for Windows 10

    Well today is truly a new day for me. I just rebooted and CSB720 still runs. Not only does it run it runs well and looks amazing. All while I can still enjoy my simple thrrow-back retro RTHD console for iminimalism. Listening to Bob Marley with big smile! I wish I knew what I did differently...
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    Realtek DCH Modded Audio Driver for Windows 10

    OK another new thing happened. This is an intro video. Never saw that before.
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