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    MSI GeForce RTX 3070 Gaming X Trio

    $600 USD in Canada. So yeah, it costs more than the Radeon RX 6800, has half the VRAM, uses only 14gbps memory (because nvidia is being really cheap), and is probably 15 percent slower too... Everyone wants the mythical $500 USD card but nVidia has got the art of lying about prices and...
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    Zotac GeForce RTX 3070 Twin Edge OC

    22 percent faster if you go with a 3080, 8 percent faster from there to 3090. I still think the 3080 is the better card if you can find a $700 USD model. I see most of the 3070's in Canada are $600 USD so are not very interesting. So far only one "$500 USD" model here, the Gigabyte Eagle, but no...
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    AMD Announces the Radeon RX 6000 Series: Performance that Restores Competitiveness

    no i meant your markings on the graph make no sense because you are comparing to the /2080ti3070 but the RX 6800 looks to be 18 percent faster at 1440p vs the 2080 ti, it should be 118 on the top of your fraction...
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    AMD Announces the Radeon RX 6000 Series: Performance that Restores Competitiveness

    People uncritically accept nvidia's claims so much they don't even remember the results after reviews are published. How much faster is the 3080? 19.2 percent. The 3080 is 19.2 percent faster on average vs the 2080 ti at 1440p. The 2080 Ti was bad, it was only 14 percent faster than the 2080...
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    AMD Announces the Radeon RX 6000 Series: Performance that Restores Competitiveness

    I'm talking about the idea that perf/dollar didn't increase because you are not looking in the same price bracket. And your graph is wrong, the 6800 looks to be at least 18 percent faster on average at 1440p vs the 2080 ti... that would make it an improvement. 118/75 is 57 percent faster for...
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    AMD Announces the Radeon RX 6000 Series: Performance that Restores Competitiveness

    Now you understand nvidia's fake paper launch. AMD is moving perf/dollar ahead. The RX 6800 is half the price of the 2080 ti but has 5GB more VRAM and is 18 percent faster on average over those games. You can't say "wowee look how good the 3080 is vs the 2080 ti" then same "AMD didn't improve...
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    NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Founders Edition

    Hold your breath and crying? None of which is happening here. Grow up and talk like an adult. Of course games will work with 8GB, that isn't the point. I like how you just missed the entire 770 to 1070 we got 4x more VRAM and yet 1070 to 3070 we didn't get any more at all. And I'm unreasonable...
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    NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Founders Edition

    No he has not. Next gen games haven't even been released yet and we are on the edge. He said it was good enough for now, which isn't what we should be looking at, but over the next year as PS5 level games get ported to PC. There is also a difference between "enough" and providing the hardware so...
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    AMD Navi 21 XT Seemingly Confirmed to Run at ~2.3, 2.4 GHz Clock, 250 W+

    DLSS is terrible and doesn't work in 99 percent of the games I play. Next. I didn't contribute to any partisanship. I bought 5 RX 5700 XT cards over 13 months for 5 different clients and all of them had problems. 5/5 had problems. I'm pointing out it was not rare at all. There was mass misery...
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    AMD Navi 21 XT Seemingly Confirmed to Run at ~2.3, 2.4 GHz Clock, 250 W+

    I'll take a fix after one week over a fix after 13 months any day though ;) I've had tons and tons of AMD cards with no problems. The 5700 XT is different. In fact I used to consider nVidia's drivers to be worse historically (the Vista problems). I also had all nVidia cards crashing...
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    AMD Navi 21 XT Seemingly Confirmed to Run at ~2.3, 2.4 GHz Clock, 250 W+

    The AMD issue is very specific. The screen goes black, the audio continues, then it hard crashes. There were MANY different things causing that to happen. I'd love for AMD to give an explanation but they won't. Crashing to desktop is very different and not as severe. I hope you can find a fix...
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    AMD Navi 21 XT Seemingly Confirmed to Run at ~2.3, 2.4 GHz Clock, 250 W+

    Having 5 cards with problems from the drivers is absolutely likely. The cards are not broken. It isn't about returns. It is about not working properly. People keep stuff that crashes too much, but it wouldn't crash with an RX 580 or nVidia card. RMA or not means nothing. If I build a computer...
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    AMD Navi 21 XT Seemingly Confirmed to Run at ~2.3, 2.4 GHz Clock, 250 W+

    I build computers for a living. I built 5 different RX 5700 XT computers, all with completely different parts, and all of them had some kind of severe crashing issue with the RX 5700 XT. I don't need to rely on youtubers for info, I'm more of an expert than they are. Over 100 video cards have...
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    AMD Navi 21 XT Seemingly Confirmed to Run at ~2.3, 2.4 GHz Clock, 250 W+

    No the 5700 XT had game crashes (random black screen then turn off) for 6+ months. Then it took them 13 months to finally solve my Netflix and Youtube crashes from hardware accelerated decode. That is not acceptable for any company. I was 0/5 for AMD for 5 different customers (had to return or...
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    AMD Launches AMD Ryzen 5000 Series Desktop Processors: The Fastest Gaming CPUs in the World

    The Ryzen 5800X will beat the Intel 10 core in productivity results most likely. All core clocks drop considerably with Intel because of high power draw.
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    AMD Launches AMD Ryzen 5000 Series Desktop Processors: The Fastest Gaming CPUs in the World

    Except you are missing that Intel hasn't lowered their pricing. If AMD is number one in gaming and 20-30 percent ahead in everything else, I'll buy AMD obviously if Intel is the same price. People were buying AMD because the performance/dollar for the Ryzen 3600 for example is insane compared to...
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    Corsair CX750F RGB 750 W

    Replace your Gold PSU with an equal wattage Bronze one at the same cost. Yay.
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    CORSAIR Launches CX-F RGB Entry Level Power Supply Lineup

    This is about as stupid as you get, over $100 CAD for a bronze supply. Why doesn't Corsair start with fixing all the horrible fans in all their models below the RM series?
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    Samsung Delivers Next-Level SSD Performance with 980 PRO

    The results are not impressive. You are better off buying SK Hynix's PCIe 3.0 drive. I am definitely not impressed with PCIe 4.0 drives. Being actually slower than PCIe 3.0 drives in a range of tasks is a no no. Double the price for nothing.
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    NVIDIA Responds to Criticism Surrounding the RTX 3080 Launch

    It would be nice if nVidia would also stop pathetically charging $60-70 CAD shipping if you buy in Canada. A company that size can have a distributor in Canada for goodness sake.
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    NVIDIA RTX 3080 Release Availability Could be a Novel

    Don't make excuses for nVidia. Last time they launched two SKUs this time only one. Last time they had a card that was $100 more with no performance increases and 3GB less VRAM, and another that was $500 more for marginal improvements (20 percent). This time they have a new card for the same...
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    MSI GeForce RTX 3080 Gaming X Trio

    You can probably use a high quality 550W Gold / Plat PSU with the proper mindfulness and settings in the BIOS if you had to (don't buy a 10900k or just lock it to 75W, it won't affect gaming performance). 600W+ is preferred.
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    MSI GeForce RTX 3080 Gaming X Trio

    nVidia should have gone with 7nm last time, and 7nm EUV this time, but perhaps the price difference is larger than we imagine, you can't just look at silicon costs. If you do that, an Intel 4 core is only worth $10 haha. If the 3080 was $100 more to save 50 watts you might not be happier.
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    ASUS GeForce RTX 3080 TUF Gaming OC

    Trio is $150 more around here. Really disappointed with MSI pricing recently for video cards. They seem to charge more for no reason (and yet their MB pricing etc. is the same in Canada as other products).
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    ASUS GeForce RTX 3080 TUF Gaming OC

    How? It is like their servers don't even bother sending data to Canada during the launch. I saw one EVGA on newegg but was never able to successfully get through checkout.
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