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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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    6700 Speculation & Rumors (NOT 6800/6900x)

    Specs allegedly leaked here: https://www.tweaktown.com/images/news/1/6/16907_1_full.jpg
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    6700 Speculation & Rumors (NOT 6800/6900x)

    Looks like that isn't happening! "NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Ti Graphics Card’s Launch Reportedly Pushed Back to December 2nd" https://wccftech.com/nvidia-geforce-rtx-3060-ti-graphics-cards-launch-december/
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    6700 Speculation & Rumors (NOT 6800/6900x)

    Very little known on 6700 cards yet. Since almost all discussion is about the 6800 & 6900, I created this thread for speculation, rumors, and crumbs of info specific to 6700. They're based on navi 22 gpu, rumored to have 12gb gddr6 memory. wccftech posted speculation that there will be two 6700...
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    Radeon 6000 series speculation

    Do you think they will give us info on all the new cards, or just the highest end couple. I am most interested in the bottom of the 3 (or is it 4 or 5)? Hoping to learn power consumption tdp numbers, and how long and wide the lower card is
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    DAN A4-SFX: The smallest gaming case in the world

    I also ordered an AXP90R, in the hopes it would be more friendly for ram clearance. If you have any install tips let me know
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    AMD Zen 3 Launch Event Discussion

    $299 for a 6 core 5600x is really the lowest end one? No quad core offering for zen 3?
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    Lack of 16:10 options is DEPRESSING

    It seems like 16:10 monitors haven't been updated for years. There are so few options. None with 120hz or other common options. 16:10 is having a resurgence on laptops now, but nothing for desktops. Is there really no hope for us?
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    Big Navi is coming

    I'm dying to learn which is more power efficient, AMD or Nvidia this round. Will it be very different between them?
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    DAN A4-SFX: The smallest gaming case in the world

    What about your earlier comment worrying about card thickness? Isn't the EVGA too thick? "It looks like no. They are all too thick :( Not all have had their dimensions announced yet, but of the ones that have, all of them are 5cm+ and the A4-SFX is max 45mm with backplate. The others don't...
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    Rant about lack of hard disk progress

    I completely agree. So what's the answer? Has storage per platter been increasing? Seems not much at all.
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    $300 to spend: 4K Monitor vs 4K TV?

    A whole lot of people who buy into 4k would have been a lot better off with 2k. But 4k is more! yeah, and you also want a sound system with a volume knob that goes to 11
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    Power efficiency, AMD vs Nvidia new cards?

    Which will have better power efficiency?
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    Any info on new AMD chipset motherboards? X670?

    I would have expected these to come out soonish but can't find info
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    DAN A4-SFX: The smallest gaming case in the world

    Any guesses on whether a Nvidia 3070 might fit?
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    Need help choosing new 27 inch monitor for gaming

    I would get 27GL83A instead, it's very similar but without wide gamut and cost much less. Gamers paying a big premium for wide gamut is comedy
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    Zen 2 release date speculation

    Hello, I have been seeing some blogs claiming Zen 2 is coming as soon as January. So I don't give these stories much credance and don't expect anyone else to. However, anyone heard any juicy rumors or have any reasonable guesses at when it might ship? I guess the next generation of...
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    DAN A4-SFX: The smallest gaming case in the world

    Any air cooler better than Noctua - NH-L9a-AM4? Do I need to worry about ram sticks with too tall heatsinks on them? My setup is dan a4v2 ryzen 5 2600 MSI - B450I GAMING PLUS AC corsair sf 600w two 2.5 inch storage devices some ancient 770gtx for the moment maybe G.Skill - Ripjaws V Series...
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    Crucial MX500 1TB M.2 not being seen by HP Envy 17t-K200 CTO

    It is possible to fry an SSD drive by not using the cables that correspond to the power supply you are using.
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    Where to buy new ryzen 5 2600e (45w tdp)

    The article introduced 4 processors. In the last sentence, it could have said all of these processors are OEM only. But that's not the information the author had, and not what he wrote. He went to the trouble to single out only the two X processors as being OEM only. My question was about...
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    Where to buy new ryzen 5 2600e (45w tdp)

    All of your posts on this thread have been factually incorrect, and your last one was childish. But the other two replies were spot on and why I read this forum for good advice. Thanks guys.
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    Where to buy new ryzen 5 2600e (45w tdp)

    The article introduced 4 processors, two x processors and two e processors. If your view is correct, it's hard to explain why the last "update" sentence went to trouble to specify that only the two "x" processors were oem only. If you were right, it seems like they would have said "all of...
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    Where to buy new ryzen 5 2600e (45w tdp)

    You misread the article. It said two of the four announced processors would be OEM only, but not the one I asked about. The article also includes this sentence: "AMD has said that these processors are 'immediately available"
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    Where to buy new ryzen 5 2600e (45w tdp)

    Hello, I saw these new low wattage version 2600e mentioned in the below article, wondered where i can buy one? https://www.anandtech.com/show/13343/amd-announces-four-new-ryzen-cpus-2700e-2600e-2500x-and-2300x
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    DAN A4-SFX: The smallest gaming case in the world

    Wow thanks for the info kreyyr!
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    DAN A4-SFX: The smallest gaming case in the world

    Is it possible to fit an unusually thick (15mm?) 2.5" drive in this, was thinking of a 5gb barracuda in addition to ssd
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