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    X570 SLI, NVLINK & CFX

    I was looking over various X570 offering and I was disgusted to see support for dual cards to be pretty much a non starter. My R5 3600 has 16 lanes so splitting them to 2 slots is standard but who is doing that with the BIOS? I own a pair of GTX 690 cards that still work so why not get greedy
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    Turkish Exchange Boss Missing

    https://www.hardcoregames.ca/2021/04/26/turkish-exchange-boss-missing/ Looks like he took the money and ran for it.
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    I updated my review and posted a fix at the bottom for those who want to play the original Crysis on the PC with a working version https://www.hardcoregames.ca/2007/11/13/crysis/
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    https://www.hardcoregames.ca/2021/04/03/regulating-digital-coins/ The tax man is already in court seeking details over some accounts over $20,000 from 2016 to 2020. It does look like the taxman is coming. This will really crimp the digital coing sector.
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    https://www.hardcoregames.ca/2021/03/21/ransomware-digital-coins/ Ransomware is a growing problem. Digital coins are a vector to allow criminals to evade prosecution.
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    Earnings Down

    On some other forums I noticed some questions about earning less mining. I thought I would ask here how much change if any has been noticed lately?
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    RTX 3090 and RTX 3080 cards are generally all triple slot coolers. More concerning is the weight of the card. Back with my HD 6970 which was retrofitted and I got card for so cheap I was happier than a fly on fresh shit. HD 6970 gavel fell at $50...
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    black desert: online free

    https://www.hardcoregames.ca/2021/03/07/black-desert-online-free/ there is a link to the original game review from 5 years ago, the developer has changed tactics
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    https://www.hardcoregames.ca/2021/03/05/bitcoin-and-nerfed-video-cards/ Before the $99,999 video card, I was working on this post considering the steps NVIDIA has taken and may take down the road to steer miners away from video cards so far not a peep from AMD
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    RTX 3060 FOR $99,000

    https://www.hardcoregames.ca/2021/03/05/rtx-3060-for-99999/ this is not clickbait, i made screenshot as I am so cynical Triple MSRP does not look so bad anymore with recent pricing
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    Dunno if anyone here plays Halo: MCC https://www.hardcoregames.ca/2019/03/12/halo-the-master-chief-collection-on-steam/
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    https://hardcoregames.video.blog/2021/01/09/insane-gpu-prices/ I built a spreadsheet that draws data from several workbooks I have stored in the cloud. I studied economics at university so I have a good grip on capital assets and earning potential. The feature creature at university was a...
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    segotep psu

    I noticed on eBay a new brand of PSU called Segotep that are claiming 80 plus gold and are both modular and cable varieties. Anybody got one of these and if its any good?
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    SATA port expanders

    I was wondering if anyone besides me uses SATA port expanders. These can be run from one SATA port and fan out into 5 SATA drives. They can also be cascaded to 15 disks. This is now a low cost motherboard can handle 45-60 hard disks in a rack mounted server. The SATA III expanders I have cost...
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    Samsung C49RG90SSU

    Found this LCD on Overclock 3D across the pond https://www.overclock3d.net/news/gpu_displays/samsung_s_insane_crg9_5120x1440_freesync_2_hdr_display_is_now_available_to_order/ I was wondering how much video card will I need to play games at 5120x1440
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    http://www.hardcoregames.biz/golden-field-atx-s628-atx-psu/ I have had this power supply for quite some time. I have been using to run an old Acer ASE700 with a COre 2 Quad Q6600 CPU. Much of the time it has had a GT 630 in it but I have used a GTX 750 in it as well. I was wondering if anyone...
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    I have the MSI B350M Bazooka which has 4 DDR4 slots on it and MSI says it can see 64GB of memory. So who flogs Samsung b-die RAM chips as these seem to be the best chips around for stuffing a board with a lot of memory. Cheapest RAM is G-Skill which seems to work OK with everything but I wanted...
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    GTX 750 not in the relative performance

    I own a Gigabyte GTX 750 card that I use in an old Core 2 Quad box Mostly I play older games like Halo and Freelancer etc, anyway I check the database here for cards a lot and the GTX 750 Ti is in the list but not the GTX 750 Would be nice to see the GTX 750 in the comparison as there are...