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Would like a few WD Ultrastar 4TB drives, allways low on storage here.

At some point, I want a Threadripper.
 
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For Asrock Deskmini A300 its simple, I just need to buy A300 plus APU. I already have 8GB DDR4 SODIMM and extra 2.5 inch HDD and SSD.
I'd go with deskMini. The price has fallen a tad, and with the new firmware they've added support for 3000-series Picasso APUs.
 
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I'd go with deskMini. The price has fallen a tad, and with the new firmware they've added support for 3000-series Picasso APUs.
The price is the same in Malaysia, I could buy decent B450 ITX board plus casing for the price of Deskmini A300
 
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Anything which would stop ghosting at night in FOVR, I don't get a lot but it buggs me just the same. darn bright lights eh :) .
Bahaha... you'd need to fork over a new engine that can actually handle 90hz to them for that to happen. :laugh: :rolleyes:

Real talk though... running taa? That's part of it too. Apparently there are ini tweaks to make it not as bad.
 
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running taa
no turned it off over a year ago, ive tried everything said online for fixing even tried my son in laws 2080 and its just the same, ive super high frame rate it never gos below 90fps I think its down to bad coding in the game, its not all the time mainly in city, it breaks the immersion for me.
 
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The price is the same in Malaysia, I could buy decent B450 ITX board plus casing for the price of Deskmini A300
Yep, but don't forget that you also get a decent 120W power brick (e.g. include PSU in your total price for ITX). And even the smallest, most compact ITX chassis will be at least 4 times bigger than Mini.
 
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Powercolor RX5700 XT Red Dragon. I don't really need it, but my Sapphire is starting to annoy me because of 8-9% performance drop in several games and benchmarks. I replaced the fans, put new thermal paste, new thermal pads.
Sapphire R9 390 gave me a lot of troubles ever since I bought it. The problems were two grinding fans which had no oil in them. Third fan also had no oil but strangely didn't produce any grinding noise. When they started producing grinding noise, still under warranty, it was game-over because shafts were already "scratched" and bearings were damaged. Of course Sapphire denied me warranty for this, despite I didn't open GPU back then. So I had to put some heavy oil on these bearings every now and then to minimize unpleasant grinding noise. Finally I replaced them with the new ones which are well lubricated and produce no strange noises. Now I'm looking to get rid of Sapphire from my system and replace it with non-Sapphire product.
 
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ale you already scribbling down your lists for the black friday ?

I might get a CLC cooler frankly if I see a kraken on sale.

Other than that I'd like to replace my s2716dg (secondary) with an alienware and have alienware and predator stiing next to each other :laugh: I'm only using the dell for internet browsing since the 24" 1440p I have is just better.I may be tempted to replace it with a 1080p display that I'd use for stuff I'd rather play with higher framerate sacrificing the resolution.

Would like a few WD Ultrastar 4TB drives, allways low on storage here.

At some point, I want a Threadripper.
best time to get tr1 is now.
they're already dirt cheap (1920x new costs less than my 5775c used,can you believe that) and might go on sale yet.
 
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I kinda wish I go with X299 platform. It seems, for some reason, Intel prolong this platform. It would be great if I buy even the crappiest i5 7740x back then and upgrade to higher core and newer CPU simply by BIOS upgrade later on. AMD X399 prematurely ended with the release of 3rd gen TRX40 platform, the prices could come down. I looked at 1900x prices are cheaper than that i5 7740x at Amazon, go figure. Only the motherboard prices still sky high.

@cucker tarlson that 5775c used to be on my highest priority wish list but since I'm using Z87 motherboard I cant upgrade to this CPU.
 
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Hoping to save a few dollars on a 2070 Super on Black Friday but either way it's time to upgrade. I love getting new GPUs. It's like Christmas morning when I was a kid for me.
 
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I kinda wish I go with X299 platform. It seems, for some reason, Intel prolong this platform. It would be great if I buy even the crappiest i5 7740x back then and upgrade to higher core and newer CPU simply by BIOS upgrade later on. AMD X399 prematurely ended with the release of 3rd gen TRX40 platform, the prices could come down. I looked at 1900x prices are cheaper than that i5 7740x at Amazon, go figure. Only the motherboard prices still sky high.

@cucker tarlson that 5775c used to be on my highest priority wish list but since I'm using Z87 motherboard I cant upgrade to this CPU.
Od you need cores 1920x is a steal ATM.
 
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Still waiting for the next series of GPUs so I can upgrade. Don't want to invest into 20xx series at this point and 5700XT doesn't cut it for me.
 
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Still waiting for the next series of GPUs so I can upgrade. Don't want to invest into 20xx series at this point and 5700XT doesn't cut it for me.
i plan to upgrade rx5500 comingsoon:)

Hoping to save a few dollars on a 2070 Super on Black Friday but either way it's time to upgrade. I love getting new GPUs. It's like Christmas morning when I was a kid for me.
wait abit longer, s series price drop somehow, vanila or ti price still tent expensive, althogh it could be different in prictag there:)
 
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I dont have any use for 1920x but its almost a waste not to get one atm.
 
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A decent motherboard with ECC support for about $125, to pair with a cheap ($87 at Microcenter) ECC-supporting i3. NAS/Plex server usage.

Seems none of Intel’s consumer chipsets support ECC though (at least, so far as I can tell), and boards with C-24x chipsets start at about $210.
 
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A decent motherboard with ECC support for about $125
Why not go ryzen? There are some ridiculously cheap boards with ECC support.
For example, ASUS Prime B350-Plus does ECC, and can be bought brand new for as low as $90. Pair it with something like Ryzen 3 1200 for another $60 and you're done.
If you go the used route, then you could probably score B350-Plus and R5 1600 combo for about the same amount of money as you've already dedicated to Intel board.

I have an AsRock B350M Pro4, which introduced ECC support almost 1.5 years ago w/ AGESA 1.0.0.1a. That's probably one of the cheapest boards with confirmed ECC support.
On the lowest of the low, you can even pair it with an Athlon PRO 200GE (if you can find one at good price). This whole combo is probably worth as much as that Core i3 alone.
 
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phanteks luxe 2 would be awesome.
 
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Well i am soon about to make an order based on my wish list as i am about to replace my X58 setup.

Wish list is:
Ryzen 9 3950X cooled by a Noctua NH-D15 chromax black
G.Skill TridentZ Neo 3600 MHz CL16-16-16-36 at 1.35 volts 2 x 16 GB dims Samsung B-die (originally i order G.Skill TridentZ Neo 3600 MHz CL 14-15-15-35 1.4 volt rate, but i have waited over 60 days for those and got tired of it so cancel that order) and by raise voltage i hope i can do CL 14-14-14-32 on them.
ASUS ROG CROSSHAIR VIII HERO X570 board
OS SSD: Corsair Force MP600 NVMe Gen4 M.2 - 1TB
WD Gold Enterprise-Class Hard Drive - 10 TB

Will be reusing some parts for now like my GTX 1080 TI GPU and 2 TB sata SSD.
 
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Since I just did a new 3900X build, the only thing I need is 2080ti or AMD equivalent if it ever materializes. There are tons of other things I could list here but the above is the only pressing need.

I'll have all my auto reprogramming stuff soon enough.

anyway and the car seat looks more comfortable.
While I don't necessarily like the aesthetics, I have set in one at Office Depot and it was comfy as hell.

5xsecond hand rx580
I just happen to have 6 of them sitting on my shelf...
 
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Why not go ryzen? There are some ridiculously cheap boards with ECC support.
For example, ASUS Prime B350-Plus does ECC, and can be bought brand new for as low as $90. Pair it with something like Ryzen 3 1200 for another $60 and you're done.
If you go the used route, then you could probably score B350-Plus and R5 1600 combo for about the same amount of money as you've already dedicated to Intel board.

I have an AsRock B350M Pro4, which introduced ECC support almost 1.5 years ago w/ AGESA 1.0.0.1a. That's probably one of the cheapest boards with confirmed ECC support.
On the lowest of the low, you can even pair it with an Athlon PRO 200GE (if you can find one at good price). This whole combo is probably worth as much as that Core i3 alone.
Thanks for the info. I did give Ryzen a look, but whenever I found a board mentioning "ECC support", further inspection found that it didn't actually use the modules in ECC-mode. The boards simply supported the use of ECC modules --- as standard RAM (not sure why you would want to do this). At least that was my interpretation.

The 2 boards you listed appear to legitimately support ECC, but with some caveats. The Asrock mentions that it needs a Ryzen "Pro" CPU, while the Asus says "ECC support varies by CPU". Unfortunately I can't actually find that CPU listing in any documentation. I generally prefer to make all of my CPU purchases at Microcenter, as they not only have the best prices, but also give $30 off a motherboard. Unfortunately their Ryzen listing doesn't include any "Pro" variants.
 
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Unfortunately I can't actually find that CPU listing in any documentation.
According to Wikichip the Ryzen 3 1200 does unofficially support ECC. All AMD Ryzen 1x00, 2x00, and 3x00 have the option of using ECC it's just AMD doesn't support ECC on Ryzen.

 
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According to Wikichip the Ryzen 3 1200 does unofficially support ECC. All AMD Ryzen 1x00, 2x00, and 3x00 have the option of using ECC it's just AMD doesn't support ECC on Ryzen.
So I guess the question is: If I were to grab a 6-core Ryzen 5 1600 for $80 at Microcenter and an Asus Prime B450M-A/CSM which gives the same obscure "ECC Support Varies By CPU" without actually listing them for a grand total of $135 after the $30 savings..........how can I be sure it will actually run in ECC mode?
 
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Video Card(s) MSI RTX 2060 Super Armor OC
Storage Adata SX8200 256GB, Sandisk X400 512GB
Display(s) Samsung U24E590D (4K/UHD)
Case Chieftec AL-01B-OP
Audio Device(s) ALC1220
Power Supply SeaSonic SSR-550FX (80+ GOLD)
Mouse Logitech G503
Keyboard Zalman K500 modded (Gateron brown)
Software Windows 10, Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
The Asrock mentions that it needs a Ryzen "Pro" CPU, while the Asus says "ECC support varies by CPU".
With CPUs it's quite easy:
1) Ryzen 1000/2000/3000
2) PRO-series APU (e.g. Raven Ridge or Picasso APUs). Can be found on eBay sometimes as OEM versions or in SFF business desktops.

So, the rule of the thumb here: no iGPU means ECC, iGPU means no ECC.

how can I be sure it will actually run in ECC mode?
Just get one of the boards with confirmed ECC support and make sure you are running the latest firmware. Then, to be super safe, get RAM from QVL (ASUS only has one model in there: a 16GB Micron-based Kingston stick). That's it. If you are still unsure - ask ASUS tech support.
 
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745 (10.35/day)
System Name just ordinary potato system, but dont understimate potato..
Processor ryzen raven ridge 2200g
Motherboard msi b350 pc mate
Cooling x2 cheap china handmade
Memory klevv dual channel 3000mhz (upto 3800 bcox it is abt hynix)
Video Card(s) vega 8/56, favorite 580 nitro / red devil
Storage wd green ssd 240gb, 3tb seagate expnasion, random laptop hdd x4, 1tb 3.5
Display(s) acer vgo 22inch fullhd 75hz
Case cheap segotep/dazumba mid atx, alcatroz mini atx
Audio Device(s) genius retro wood style, harman kardon stick iii
Power Supply be quite system power9, powerlogic standar, voltron 300fx
Mouse rexus, genius ps/2, powerlogic ps/2 ball tracking
Keyboard rexus, random china product x3
Software talking abt best software, autodesk/unity3d/notepad yes notepad!!
Benchmark Scores theres nothing to brag abt potato, but it can run decent 30fps fullhd with good setting:)
i think i need cpu upgrade, ryzen2600/1700 would be great, justneed to wait for better deal:)
 
Joined
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Messages
745 (10.35/day)
System Name just ordinary potato system, but dont understimate potato..
Processor ryzen raven ridge 2200g
Motherboard msi b350 pc mate
Cooling x2 cheap china handmade
Memory klevv dual channel 3000mhz (upto 3800 bcox it is abt hynix)
Video Card(s) vega 8/56, favorite 580 nitro / red devil
Storage wd green ssd 240gb, 3tb seagate expnasion, random laptop hdd x4, 1tb 3.5
Display(s) acer vgo 22inch fullhd 75hz
Case cheap segotep/dazumba mid atx, alcatroz mini atx
Audio Device(s) genius retro wood style, harman kardon stick iii
Power Supply be quite system power9, powerlogic standar, voltron 300fx
Mouse rexus, genius ps/2, powerlogic ps/2 ball tracking
Keyboard rexus, random china product x3
Software talking abt best software, autodesk/unity3d/notepad yes notepad!!
Benchmark Scores theres nothing to brag abt potato, but it can run decent 30fps fullhd with good setting:)
speaking abt "expensive" one i perhaps have interest on this one, but problems ive a bad habbit on the "cheapest" one, so pay for this price it obviously not gonna happend, still this also in my wish basket somehow so i will get this for sure later, after over a decade maybe:D
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