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  1. Apocalypsee

    RX 550 no UEFI VBIOS?

    Secure Boot and Fast Boot is always disabled on my system, drive is on GPT. I should have said my previous card, GTX 1070 works great with CSM disabled, its only when I use this RX 550 it automatically turn on CSM.
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    What are you playing?

    I thought everyone liked the game except me. The main problem of the game, to me, is the game veered from being Metro shooter (inside tunnel) and became STALKER-like. It changed the use military grade bullet as currency on first two games to regular loot-crafting mechanics like Fallout. Just...
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    RX 550 no UEFI VBIOS?

    I just bought RX 550 but to my surprise when I enter the BIOS the CSM is automatically enabled, when I disable it it will revert back. Is VBIOS doesnt support UEFI for some reason? Can anyone kindly check it? GPU-Z have UEFI ticked. And while at it, is there any possibilities to be unlocked...
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    Your PC ATM

    I bought RX 550 because I'm bored using the same card for two years. Since mining craze I can't buy anything higher because crazy prices on every tier. Its sooo smol :laugh: Heck, its shorter than X-FI Titanium HD! And I greeted with this new AMD driver control panel, its absolutely...
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    TPU's Nostalgic Hardware Club

    I could restore it but my main intention is for XP gaming PC. So yeah, indeed there is a better deal elsewhere. Good point. The price is a bit steep. If it came complete with front panel and monitor I think it might worth that price. Thank you both of you :)
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    TPU's Nostalgic Hardware Club

    There is this second hand shop near me selling Dell Dimension XPS Gen 4 that missing a front panel that have X850XT card. The rest of the spec are Pentium 4 3.4GHz, 2GB DDR2, Creative Audigy soundcard among others that come standard. I really wanted that X850 but the set costs RM599 which is...
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    TPU's Nostalgic Hardware Club

    Ok thats scary, I don't want to imagine how it sound at full blast. Even one of them hurt my ear.
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    TPU's Nostalgic Hardware Club

    I used to have TT Volcano, it did shift a lot of air but the noise it made make jet engine blush. This one specifically
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    What are you playing?

    I replaying Skyrim to celebrate its 10th birthday. I put some minor mods on it. Played as Mage, just finished College of Winterhold quest. The game still plays quite well for its age.
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    Your PC ATM

    Bought new SSD, 250GB WD SN750 replacing 120GB Samsung 840 Evo. Hopefully this will last as long as the Samsung drive. I'm very happy with the Samsung drive ever since I used it in 2015 :)
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    G-Sync not working! Plz help!

    Do you enable GSync for just fullscreen or fullscreen and windowed? Sometime the game might not be fullscreen and GSync is not triggered if you set it for full screen mode only. I have no problem using GSync on non listed display. Just use DP, set Freesync in monitor OSD and then enable it in...
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    Ryzen 5 3600 95ºC

    Yep about right, without boost the CPU will run at 3600MHz instead of above 4000MHz. That is what I do before change the cooler. The temps looks nicer but I hope it won't affect the thing you do at least until you buy new cooler. I play games on my rig and even at 3600MHz its plenty fast for...
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    Ryzen 5 3600 95ºC

    You don't need to disable core performance boost because PBO will still make it boost (If Im not Mistaken). The thing you need to do is to go to Windows Power Plan and set 'Maximum CPU state' to 99% that will disable boost. For idle you set the 'Minimum CPU state' to 0% that will make it idle as...
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    Ryzen 5 3600 95ºC

    Indeed. Wratih Stealth sucks so bad, the only thing you can do with it is disable Turbo and it will run at manageable temperature. How bad is it/ I replace it with Arctic Freezer 64 Pro that was meant to cool Athlon 64 and it runs the 3600 just fine with Turbo enabled
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    TPU's Nostalgic Hardware Club

    I found that people managed to install XP on modern Ryzen system, I have the urge to install them since my retro gaming PC went bust a few month after I made them, but that defeats the purpose building period correct hardware playing their games. Still, its very tempting to have immense amount...
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    What games do you enjoy replaying?

    I play GTA San Andreas annually, finished from start to finish. No cheat, no mods. Just silent patch to fix some bugs. GTAIII and Vice City I also enjoy replaying Max Payne 1 and 2. WWII FPS games like MoHAA and RtCW are also on the list. Would love to see WWII games have a comeback on PC gaming...
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    Blast from the Past: Creative Announces Updated Sound Blaster Z SE Discrete Sound Card

    I wish they make new card based on CA20K2 DSP (X-FI Titanium DSP). I wished hardware accelerated audio would come back to PC because there is barely any improvement in terms of sound quality in games. Last game that impressed me immensely in terms of sound is Doom3 and Battlefield 2 which both...
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    Your PC ATM

    I upgrade my A10-9600P powered HP laptop with 2x4GB DDR4-1866 CL14 and 120GB SSD. I just wanted to run light game like Story of Seasons: Friends of Mineral Town. Because this game requires Windows 8 and above I'll install Windows 10 as it was originally comes with it.
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    Quatro P620 vs. P1000

    P1000 have double the amount of VRAM (4GB vs 2GB), twice as many ROPS (32 compared to 16) and more CUDA cores and TMU. If you can spend the extra $100 I say you go for it.
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    How many PCs do you own?

    One main PC for gaming that is on my system spec Two laptops, one I gave to my wife (Dell Precision m4700) for her work and another I going to repurpose to play light game (it only use A10-9600P) One for XP retro gaming PC that share monitor with main rig (motherboard currently dead so no retro...
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    Your PC ATM

    I'm using Firefox. Most of them are not active, just from previous session. Doesn't eat more than 4GB of RAM
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    TPU's Nostalgic Hardware Club

    Perhaps nvidia made those low end chip the same (same dimension, number of pins, or BGA grid, and same pinouts) so its interchangeable between PCB
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    Your PC ATM

    Bought new monitor. Cheapest 165Hz 27 inch monitor VA panel, ACER AOpen 27HC5RP. Wasn't as bad as I though, there is some ghosting but it didn't bother me much as long as I boost the brightness when gaming and enable GSync. 1080p 27 inch wasn't so bad either, maybe because I never seen 1440p or...
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    What are you playing?

    I mostly played Death Stranding for this past couple of months. Man the amount of detail they put in the game. I only past 30 hours into the game, taking it veeery slowly. I liked Mama mostly haha, but I'm in Chapter 7 now I just bought Story of Seasons: Friends of Mineral Town. All I can say...
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    What are you upgrading this holiday season?

    New monitor to replace my frankenmonitor. Maybe I'd go with 144Hz 1080p like AOC 24G2. At first Im thinking of upgrading GPU but ray tracing performance still lackluster, plus not that much game support it still.
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