Recent content by BenWah

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    If I have 300Hz display, but GPU only puts out 100 frames a sec, any benefit?

    I'm wondering if it is worth paying a premium for a display with a much higher refresh rate than my GPU can match. Does it provide 0 benefit? A little? Less motion blur or something? Yes this is a naive question, i really don't know.
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    6700 Speculation & Rumors (NOT 6800/6900x)

    AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT Reportedly a “Budget Card,” Weaker Than NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Ti "The Radeon RX 6700 XT will reportedly feature 40 Compute Units, 12 GB of memory on a 192-bit bus, boost clocks of 2.35 to 2.5 GHz, a GPU power of around 200 watts, and less Infinity Cache than the flagship...
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    6700 Speculation & Rumors (NOT 6800/6900x)

    rumor predicting late march or early april release; https://wccftech.com/amd-radeon-rx-6700-xt-radeon-rx-6700-navi-22-graphics-cards-march-launch-rumor/
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    Which ITX motherboard?

    Is the msi one good? I'm going to use it with 5600x and a thermalright axp-90 in a dan a4 case. I don't have any special requirements, a decent sound chip would be nice though. Any tips and suggestions appreciated, I haven't built a computer in ages
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    DAN A4-SFX: The smallest gaming case in the world

    Is this motherboad a good choice for this case? MSI MPG B550I GAMING EDGE WIFI Mini ITX AM4 Will use with thermalright AXP-90R cpu cooler. Also concerned if typical height ram will fit, maybe i should remove heat spreader from ram
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    Can You Answer My Dumb Questions? (Non-native res & dci-p3 vs sRGB)

    #1) How bad is it to game at 1440p on a 4K monitor? I've always read that playing at a non-native res is worse. How much worse? Is this still true on newer displays? Reason for question: I'm sure I'd game at 1440p and never 4k but I could occasionally benefit from 4k in non-gaming...
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    Thermalright AXP-90 -- Good SFF CPU-Cooler now more readily available

    No it's for AMD AM4 and there is also an intel version for latest slot http://thermalright.com/product/axp-90r-纯铜版/ You can see review commentary here:
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    Zen 3 Launch Availability

    i've seen it in stock 4 times. Each time, i make more than a dozen attempts with buy it now button, quickly dismissing warrantee popup. I have never successfully ordered it. I'm very frustrated. i have never gotten into my cart either. I've tried adding it to the cart instead of using buy it...
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    Thermalright AXP-90 -- Good SFF CPU-Cooler now more readily available

    The Thermalright AXP-90 received some great reviews, it fits especially well in SFF systems. The problem was you had to order it straight from China for a long time. Now I see two sellers on EBAY who are shipping them from places in the USA. So now this option can be considered by more people.
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    Zen 3 Launch Availability

    how hard is it to get a 5600x compared to 5900 or 5950x?
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    should I get a 27" 4k monitor? which lg model should I get?

    i'd keep your current monitor until you transition to having a radically more powerful video card
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    6700 Speculation & Rumors (NOT 6800/6900x)

    tdp estimate from same source is: 186-211W for 6700 XT 146-156W for 6700
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    Grateful for all the 2020 paper launches

    I was all set to get some 5600x and some new vid card. Yeah that isn't happening. So instead of being a shut in gamer I guess i'll do something outside and maybe actually acknowledge people. Win by losing
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    Radeon 6000 series speculation

    johnnysd gave the correct answer here, while pendragon1 completely misses the boat. AMD requires such a high output power supply because they have to account for the fact that there is extreme variance in power supply quality. A high quality brand would cut it at 500W, a random cheapass one...
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