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  1. Meizuman

    AMD R5 1600 refresh (12nm)

    Yeah, I did see some talk about issues, but that particular kit is listed on Corsairs own Ryzen Compatibility page. There was another Vengeance kit with pretty much the same specs or maybe it was CL16 (model number had like one letter difference), it was just few euros cheaper, but I went ahead...
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    AMD R5 1600 refresh (12nm)

    Hi. Almost 8 years since the last post. I think it's time to upgrade :D This may be a bit offtopic but here goes. A few weeks ago I stumbled upon a nice deal of some Powercolor RX 590 Red Dragon, it was going for 179€ (now 50€ higher). Just thought that well I've been holding on for upgrades...
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    MAXXMEM Benchmark Results Thread

    User Name-Meizuman Intel/AMD-AMD RAM-2x Corsair Dominator 2GB/ 2x Patriot 1GB RAM Voltage (Optional)- CPU-AMD Phenom II 965BE @ 3,7GHz BOARD-Gigabyte GA-MA790GP-UD4H OPERATING SYSTEM-Win 7 64bit RAM TIMINGS- 5-5-5-15-22 RAM SPEED-458/916MHz MEM COPY (MB/sec)-10442 MEM READ (MB/sec)-8286 MEM...
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    Editorial Why the Litecoin Craze Hurts More Than Helps Brand AMD Radeon

    When I was looking at the 7990 (Powercolor and AMD versions) last september/october from German eBay, I found them at about 450-700€. Cheapest were the Powercolor version. A few months ago I saw a lot of 7990's in German eBay in the price range of 800-2500€. At the moment, I can only find 8...
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    Mad Catz Ships S.T.R.I.K.E.3 Professional Gaming Keyboard for Windows PC

    This brought an idea of the past. First times I ever played FPS's with a mouse, I used the normal arrows for movement, right ctrl for crouch, ins for jump and so on... enter was reload, for example. Now that I think of it, it should be more ergonomic than the usual WASD style... But, the lack...
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    Editorial Windows 8.1, and Why You Should Let Go of Windows 7

    XP still has better start menu than Vista or 7. 8 looks and feels like an oddity altogether for one that has used 3.1, 95, 98, XP and 7.
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    SilverStone Raven RV04 Chassis Detailed

    What a bs... taken from their web page: "Since its debut in 2008, the RAVEN series has been synonymous with excellent cooling and unconventional designs. For the RAVEN RV04, the engineers were tasked with the goal of producing a design that utilizes a more traditional layout to match the...
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    Mionix Announces the NAOS 8200 Gaming Mouse

    Put some buttons on the right side and few more on the left and I'll be nuts all over it!
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    Spire Introduces X2 Nano-Tech Bearing Fan Series

    You silly man! :p Seriously though, here are the specs for the 120mm model. Datasheet UPC/EAN Code 6943051205991 Package size 150*28*160mm Package weight 181g Package type Retail colour box Dimensions 120X120X25 mm Fan Colour Transparent black fan + Blue LED's Bearing Nano precision bearing...
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    Futuremark Posts New 3DMark "Cloud Gate" Game Test Screenshots

    ^ I liked the 03 and 06 the most. Vantage and 3DMark11 were not that entertaining to watch through... Looking at the 11, its just blurry moving images. Vantage (as I remember it) looked very meh (and was talked a lot too around the net).
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    Going from AMD to AMD...or?

    Been using these three letters quite much, never had an Intel actually. So my specs and few new 3DMark results can be seen on the left. Was thinking of: AMD FX-8320 180€ Gigabyte GA-990X-UD3 100€ 8GB (2x4) Ballistix Tactical, DDR3 1866MHz, CL9, 1.5V 56€ XFX 750W XXX Edition Semi Modular...
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    A PMP with FLAC support and custom EQ?

    I don't know if the "era of pmp's" has already gone by because of the so called "smartphones", but here goes. My question is, is there any decent players that have a FLAC support and a customizable good equalizer? I've been looking some Ondas on eBay but those are quite cheap and I have...
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    HP Unveils Premium Ultrabook with Extraordinary Glass Design – the HP ENVY 14 Spectre

    No place for SIM, no 3G/4G. Dongle needed.
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    Samsung Preparing a 27-inch WQHD (2560 x 1440) Monitor

    For fcuk sakes guys! This again?! Whenever I open a news post about a screen that is xx:x the shitmill about black bars, resolution, games, movies, stretching etc starts. How about focusing on the product and its features? 2 pages of aspect ratio? C'mon! :shadedshu Wonder if Samsung has...
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    TechPowerUp Screenshot Thread (MASSIVE 56K WARNING)

    Screenshot from few months ago
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    Battlefield 3 Clubhouse

    Gladly that HELLO didn't come to stay. Now works ok.
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    Battlefield 3 Clubhouse

    Sorry, but wtf? http://www.gamefront.com/uhm-hello-to-you-too-battlefield-pic/
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    PowerColor Announces Radeon HD 6970 Devil 13 Graphics Card

    Is it just me or does this resemble:
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    Those Pesky Battlefield 3 Bugs Are Getting Quashed

    Just use X-Mouse Button Control with ANY mouse, destroys all the bloatware supplied, with pure FUNCTION! It comes with 5 layers (profiles) that can be set anyway you like.
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    LG Embraces IPS Panel Technology for a New Standard in Monitor Performance

    Bought one last weekend, didn't work on any Radeon GPU (9250SE, HD3200 and HD6950) via DVI. Really weird issue as the display would only work with vga-dvi adapter when my old display was connected as second display... When connected alone via DVI, the screen went black (power save) after Windows...
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    Evercool Unveils Transformer S CPU Cooler

    The video was freaking awesome! :laugh: Thought I'd get this for Athlon II X2 250...
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    Lets talk PC Audio

    Would it be better to just skip sound cards altogether and take the sound out of my Radeon via HDMI? Then get a decent multi-channel amplifier and be done with it. I've been using few different sound cards, Audigy SE, Live! 5.1 (loved the kxproject driver) and now I bought ESI Prodigy 7.1...
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    WPrime Benchmark

    Just bought this one today for folks to replace their old socket A rig. Had to test it, looks like its flying. Not bad for 60€? Memory (4GB DDR2) running @ 534MHz 5-5-5-15-22-2T
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    AMD 9850 BE is getting very hot - why?

    My 9950BE has been around 30-35 on idle (without C&Q) and 55-60 on 100% load (prime95). Your idle temp seems very weird.
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    Samsung SA850 -series displays (PLS-panel)

    Didn't see news about these on TPU, so I thought about putting a thread up for these. S27A850 27" 2560x1440 S24A850DW 24" 1920x1200 The PLS -panel should have the advantages of IPS but with better response time. These displays have USB 3.0 hub and some features that seem to be good, like...