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Tribute to W1zzard

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In light of recent events, I wanted to create a thread where the members of this community could pay tribute to the man that was, is, and always will be: techPowerUp!

...I don't even know where to begin here.

I came to TPU originally for the great reviews. They have been getting better and better ever since. W1zz, you spend thousands of dollars on hardware that nobody else has (ex. to measure power consumption of GPUs themselves rather than the whole system) and have given the community here so much.

I have stayed at TPU for the community, and I have learned endless amounts of knowledge here. To be honest, I owe TechPowerUp! forums a lot. I learned 95% of what I know about computers right here.

To be frank, I am almost ashamed to call myself a part of this community after what I saw happen in that thread. Those people have no idea how much time you have put into every review, and how much time a re-bench of cards takes.

If you do leave us, I just hope you know that you will be dearly missed, and that what you saw in that thread is not an accurate reflection of how much the TPU community appreciates all the hard work you have done.

:toast: to W1zzard in all his future endeavors, here or elsewhere!
W1zz, you have given the public the best video card reviews I have ever seen. High resolution pictures of the PCB for voltmods, exact power consumption, tons of games and benchmarks, incredibly useful performance, price/performance, power/performance charts, and so much more. Without your reviews from back in the day, I would have never stepped foot into the forums and become the person that I am today. From the bottom of my heart, I thank you.

:toast: to W1zzard!
 

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Tribute paid, to one of the greatest, most knowledgeable, friendliest, and intelligent people I have had the pleasure of knowing!

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Here is to you my friend! :toast:
 
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