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    Resident Evil Village PC version crack appears to fix performance issues

    Peeing on buyers is standard practise of the "content" industry. Don't you remember all those "warnings" etc in VHS movies and then same but without skipping chance in DVDs?
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    Best ways to make Win10 look like Win7?

    As opposed to some being biased from too much "kissing" of Microsoft's rear end? And looks like now Firefox joins for another push in scrapping UI to garbage with all these Egyptian hieroglyph design icons in it etc...
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    MSI Pledges to Solve Graphics Card Shortages Single-Handedly... Thanks to the GeForce GT 730?

    New cards from 10 years ago? I wonder when they start looting museums to get old barely usefull cards to sell at heavy overprices. Like I've long said: If you think rock bottom has been reached, there's always someone willing to start digging deeper. Jail costs too much... Singaporean model...
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    Best ways to make Win10 look like Win7?

    Win10 is far from Win7 with that retarded flat theme. Whoever devised that abomination should get smashed to flat silhouette, because three dimensional body is clearly so last millennium. User interface should be clear about what's button/what's decorative graphics and what's normal text/what's...
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    Best ways to make Win10 look like Win7?

    Definitely not paying any more than necessary. Having to pay Microsoft for shitty GUI OS and buggy patches often breaking more than they fix is already bad enough. Microsoft should be paying us for working as their alpha tester. Damn I miss the times Gates was at the helm of Microsoft... Even...
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    Best ways to make Win10 look like Win7?

    I have to support few let's say "PC incompatible" persons and already their use of PC use designed Windows generates enough support work. Hence it would be more likely for stony mile marker to learn to dance than to get them to manage fashion excrement GUI of Win10 without constantly bugging me...
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    Huawei Readies Unorthodox 3:2 Aspect-Ratio 32-inch Monitor with 4.5K Resolution

    You mean that general public brainwashed and starched in marketing to believe that spending more desk space for lower height image is good? 16:9 is especially catastrophic in laptops: You don't get half decent image height for working, reading content etc without laptop becoming huge, while in...
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    DirectStorage API Works Even with PCIe Gen3 NVMe SSDs

    There's no magical teleportation of data directly from SSD to GPU, unless those marketing diagrams lie: Any data going through system RAM goes through CPU/its package. Because that's where memory controller is and that's what system RAM is connected into. What's skipped is CPU cores handling...
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    Samsung Announces Odyssey G9 2021 Monitor with Quantum MiniLED Technology

    Insane brightness pushing HDR marketroids should be forced to watch operating electric arc furnace from couple meter distance...
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    Is it the time for 32GB Ram?

    Doubt DDR4 prices will go down much with DRAM chip manufacturing starting to soon move toward DDR5. Unless there's some disturbance, memory prices tend to recycle same old plot and basically reach that low plateau toward end of memory types use. Once manufacturers start moving into mass...
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    Electricity in my case

    Equipment casing is always connected to safety ground pin, not neutral. Anything else would create lethal situations with non-polarized wall plugs. What this sounds like is lack of/break in safety ground wiring. Especially SMPS using appliances have EMI filter in line input containing capacitor...
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    Creative Announces Sound Blaster GC7 Gaming DAC and Amp

    And yet you're accepting other brand product instantly without any proof for under the hood quality. Propably just because it happens to be advertised with correct marketing terms. Behringer is really very opaque about what's actually behind all those audiofoolery terms and under the hood. Like...
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    Hardware Elitism - a tech scourge that needs to die.

    Games happening in one more or less flat plane definitely benefit from it greatly. But military flight sims and especially space sims would also need vertical coverage of field of view. And in that development is actually going backwards because of fashion and marketing... Lots of people hype...
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    Hardware Elitism - a tech scourge that needs to die.

    That pumping up of hype and prices with what ever fashion and fancy named gaming brands is indeed bad for PC markets as whole. Good example is Asus Strix branding in motherboards. Lots of people see it as some kind requirement for having good PC, despite most of the time clearly cheaper board...
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    Intel Core i9-11900K Breaks 7 GHz Barrier at 1.873 V

    Doesn't belong to modern overvolting... errr over"clocking" time to make sure thoroughly that you have good certainty of stable operation. It's nowadays all about quickly made bragging rights.
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    Intel Core i9-11900K Breaks 7 GHz Barrier at 1.873 V

    Pretty sure also heat output is starting to approach that of Saturn V's rear end...
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    Razer Commits to a Greener, More Sustainable Future for All to Game In

    Don't forget gaming garbage headsets etc: https://nl.hardware.info/artikel/6060/11/13-80-100-euro-headsets-review-beter-luisteren-razer-kraken-71-chroma Actually also big gaming hype Asus Strix and Steelseries were among the worst in frequency response...
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    PSU cables - same manufacturer, different lines

    Seasonic is actual manufacturer making their own PSUs. (except for outsourced lowered quality than predecessor S12III, which just should be dropped from line up) IIRC they unified their modular cabling between PSUs something like half dozen years ago and before that original Prime serie. Anyway...
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    Zadak Spark RGB 1 TB

    RGB stands for Ridiculously Grossly Bloated prices... And also write endurance is low for Phison E12 drive.
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    Will buying a sound card greatly improve sound quality via my headphones?

    Once in a while they run out of stock, but most of the time it's been available. Maybe in couple weeks they'll have enough B-stock to put it available. My guess is that they wait for having certain number of them before doing that. Now if only new graphics cards were as easily available...
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    Will buying a sound card greatly improve sound quality via my headphones?

    Placebo is indeed the strongest kind of "Hifi" when it comes to getting digital signal into analog and out... But that ALC887 is among the lowest Realteks and below entry/budget level sound cards like Audigy Fx. So genuinely hearable differences are far from excluded. And for gaming with...
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    Will buying a sound card greatly improve sound quality via my headphones?

    With the headphones, board and likely rest of harware you have AE-7 definitely isn't pricewise justified just for headphone use with no use for rest of outputs etc. (also that ACM dongle is cheap production dumb device) But Sound BlasterX G6 (at least) Creative Europe sells for 75€ in B-stock...
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    6900xt degrades below stock speeds within 4 Weeks?

    Gaming has 450W transients as well: https://www.igorslab.de/en/grasps-at-the-crown-radeon-rx-6900-xt-16-gb-in-test-with-benchmarks-and-a-technology-analysis/15/ And with non-reference cards those are propably higher. Those big sudden load variations are stressfull to PSUs and loose...
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    Rocket Lake not looking too good...

    That CPU is from time when Intel had no performance competition and basically only absolute top models ever approached TDP rating. Myself used to have E0 stepping Q9550 undervolted from stock 1,25V to 1,2V running with 30% extra clocks at 3,7GHz. And monitoring softwares showed power draw to be...
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    Rocket Lake not looking too good...

    Aren't you forgetting that when talking about Intel's watts you're supposed to double the advertised value to get real full all core load power draw? And top model's TDP going up while core count goes down with current models being landfill fires in full all core load... Oh boy. Well, AMD...
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