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    DEAD - Seasonic 750 platinum $90 after rebate

    Thanks. I saw that on my Newegg email and grabbed one. I had wanted a Gold, but that Platinum deal makes it even cheaper than a Gold...no brainer. Waiting on the UPS man.
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    **It's DEAD, Jim!** Logitech MX518 $19.99 and more on sale at Best Buy

    LOL... I literally had to shove a still-boxed MX518 out of the way of my G502 to open a new window for that ad. I may have a mouse fetish...
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    Chip or not

    While this seems correct, there are some additions/factors. A "basic American car" now has more speakers than the highest home stereo used to have. It has satellite navigation, lane-keeping, etc. It's performance, even for a minivan, exceeds what a muscle-car or high-performance car of that era...
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    X570 Motherboard Recommendations

    I'd love to see a link for that at $210. (Not being snarky. I've used 3 of them for builds.)
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    How bad is this blem?

    Your card is destroyed. If you keep using it, it'll short out your mobo, send a current into your cpu, and then back-fry your psu. Send it all to me. I'll dispose of it properly. ;) Seriously...like the above guys have said, a little smoothing of the backplate wouldn't hurt. As for that...
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    What is your "coping" strategy for the time until you can get a latest-model Nvidia/AMD GPU?

    I'm waiting for the shortages and price-jacking to end. Supply and Demand is a thing. I'm removing my Demand.
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    What is your "coping" strategy for the time until you can get a latest-model Nvidia/AMD GPU?

    Ditto. I have a 2-4 gpu replacement/upgrade need. I'm sure not throwing money at them right now. I'm happy to wait another year or three. I've got enough unplayed games to last me until then...
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    What is your "coping" strategy for the time until you can get a latest-model Nvidia/AMD GPU?

    I have decided to build my own. Obviously, I cannot use nanometer scaling. Hell, I can't even use lithography. Instead, I bought a sheet of plywood (you think GPUs are expensive? Try lumber!!!), and I opened an account with Mouser.com. I've got boxes of transistors and diodes and spools of 20...
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    I microwaved a R9 390X gaming and now my pc won't run after 3rd time

    Look, these other guys are not being helpful. Those pics clarified things. Here's what you need to do... 1. Repair the card. 2. This is not that hard (conceptually: your skills/toolset is what may not be up to the task). 3. Put the GPU on a flat surface. 4. You've got some damaged substrate...
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    300 Nvidia GPUs Seized After High Speed Boat Chase

    I'm not sure if that's funny, sad, ironic, or...something else. Imagine the scene at the smuggler's cove: a shanty town, dark, torches and lanterns flickering. We move inside the wooden hut where mandolin music, accompanied by off-pitch Mandarin crooning is heard (because mandolins and...
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    Is there a good strategy to getting a 6700xt?

    Thanks. Doing a search on Newegg of "shuffle" gives nothing but ipod hits. How do you access it?
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    Is there a good strategy to getting a 6700xt?

    I've been buying from Newegg for over 20 years. I've never even heard of this "shuffle". WTF.
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    Is there a good strategy to getting a 6700xt?

    Yeah...great. If only they were (wait for it...) AVAILABLE.
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    Is there a good strategy to getting a 6700xt?

    I got my email from Newegg, promising "great pricing" on 6700XTs. Silly me: I thought the "great pricing" comment was referencing consumers, not retailers. Gah. Nearly 60% markup? (No, I didn't do the math. $479 MSRP vs. there up to $800.)
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    PowerColor Radeon RX 6700 XT graphics cards already available on second hand market

    $1250??? Another card of the current generation which I won't be able to buy.
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