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  2. Don't try to win me back, Cooler Master. I belong to Arctic.

     

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  3. why don't steam games show game size in programs and features?

  4. Demi Lovato entering rehab (2018)

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  5. Hmm, I could exchange the $80 Target giftcard (well, it's a $50 and a $30, but whatever) for just over $65 on Amazon.com...should I do it? 

    1. Br3tt96

      Br3tt96

      So you have $80 in target gift cards that can be transferred to  Amazon at $65? 

       

      I buy all my stuff of Amazon or Newegg so that'd be a no brainier. lol

  6. I bless the rains down in Aaaafricaaaaaa

  7. Today
  8. I just found 80 USD of Target giftcards in the center console of my car...if only Target shipped to Canada. Oh well, guess that means it just gets sent to the PO box in Michigan :D

    1. BuckGup

      BuckGup

      Why not just convert it to cash online?

    2. kelvinhall05

      kelvinhall05

      How do I do that?

    3. kelvinhall05

      kelvinhall05

      I was thinking of buying Amazon gift cards but I'm not sure if that would work...

  9. 2990WX 4100MHz casually pulling in the region of 700W in Cinebench: https://www.guru3d.com/articles_pages/amd_ryzen_threadripper_2990wx_review,31.html

     

    Considering that CB doesn't touch the GPU unless the GPU test is ran...yikes.

     

    Although 1.4V seems a tad high for 4100MHz. Could definitely be done lower.

    1. Ryan_Vickers

      Ryan_Vickers

      Wow, pretty much exactly what I expected.  What a huge surprise /ssssssssssss

       

      Glad to see someone finally tried it lol.  Can't wait to see what everyone who was freaking about the 250 W says to this.

  10. Hi, I created my account today.

  11. Yesterday
  12. Finally properly building out my test lab. Just waiting for my mini rack and UPS.

     

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  13. So, on the AluminiumTech Official Discord we ran a logo competition and people on our discord came up with some logos.

     

    Please vote which one we should use.

     

    https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSchcdVvG7wCUVt2qtsLccbZX4dGvXUEgeCYUf7mcxDMU1nHgA/viewform?usp=sf_link

     

    Thank You. :P

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    2. Ryan_Vickers

      Ryan_Vickers

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      xD is everything going alright with it? :P

    3. AluminiumTech

      AluminiumTech

      @Ryan_Vickers  i think that logo idea was meant to be a joke lol xD.

       

      Everything's good.

    4. Ryan_Vickers
  14. Smh why ain't this ever release

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  15. My Bluray drive seems to be struggling at installing anything from a CD or DVD at a decent speed, while my DVD drive managed to install Oblivion (both discs) almost instantly. Definitely glad that I didn't remove the DVD drive from my rig.

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    2. Dabombinable

      Dabombinable

      I'm really tempted to actually get a program to rip my blu-rays. Yesterday because my ISP (fuck Telstra) decided to disconnect phone lines (so no ADSL) for unannounced "maintenance" (mobile towers also went down-couldn't even make emergency calls), I couldn't even watch any of my BR because the software relies on the internet for the decoder.

      Perfect example of why most BR also inlcude a DVD copy. Movie studios not understanding that DRM only hurts consumers, BR sales, and creates pirates.

    3. tmcclelland455

      tmcclelland455

      @Dan Castellaneta You forgot using them for emulating consoles when you don't have space for games you own

    4. paddy-stone

      paddy-stone

      I like my blu-ray drive, admiteddly it now has an external housing and only comes out when I need it though :)

       

      I have ripped my dvd/blu-rays for years, I hate the crap that comes with them like forced advertising and trailers, plus I can keep the original pristine, and also make digital copies at a decent bitrate without having to keep buying more HDDs every month.

  16. RX 570 or RX 580? Both the same MSI model, 570 has 4GB of VRAM and the 580 has 8.

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    2. Ryan_Vickers

      Ryan_Vickers

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      The only thing I've ever seen that used more than 4GB @1080p was the Unigine Super Position benchmark at 4K. 

      wait what

    3. DrMacintosh

      DrMacintosh

      Lol oops. Was distracted. 

       

      Meant to say ive seen nothing use more than 4GB at 1080p and that the only thing I’ve seen that used more than 4GB is the 4K benchmark. 

    4. Ryan_Vickers

      Ryan_Vickers

      Yeah I play at 1080p with 4 GB of VRAM and while I don't try every game out there or always run the latest stuff by any means, I can't say I've had any issues.

  17. Recommend video to watch.

     

     

     

  18. I found a way to lose my GPU somehow

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    1. Tech_Dreamer

      Tech_Dreamer

      did you look under the case?

    2. TopHatProductions115

      TopHatProductions115

      :| I have a GPU that I need to replace/upgrade. BRB...

  19. AyyyyMD :D

     

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    TL:DR AMD CPUs are not affected by Foreshadow.

    1. Sauron

      Sauron

      Advanced Meme Devices

    2. AluminiumTech

      AluminiumTech

      @Sauron Advanced Meming Devices :P

    3. Dan Castellaneta
  20. Gamer & Designer with Civil Engineering Degree. ; )

  21. Why does my Task Manager not show GPU usage in the processes tab anymore? I can only see it in the Performance tab........meanwhile on my MacBook Pro, Windows 10 shows GPU usage in the processes tab....

     

    AHH!

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    2. DaPhuc

      DaPhuc

      LOL, it reminds me of McAfee antivirus. Way too many processes. 

    3. DrMacintosh

      DrMacintosh

      Also AMDs software is better overall so idc is there are a few extra processes running. 

    4. DrMacintosh

      DrMacintosh

      Also I install everything, you can disable all of those things when updating/installing. So no biggie.  

  22. The planest names in the world:

    Jim

    Allen

    Barry

    Gord

    Bill

    Dick

    Harry

    Jeff

    John

    Rod

     

    1. Dan Castellaneta

      Dan Castellaneta

      Gord?

      Who the fuck is named Gord?

    2. OJTheAviator

      OJTheAviator

      For a second I thought you were talking about planet names. I thought to myself "o.O I am pretty sure those aren't planets, especially Dick and Rod". xD

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    1. MrShinny

      MrShinny

      Honestly it's not a bad idea...

       

      xDDDDD

    2. Ashiella
  24. if you dont worship women youre toxic masculinity laides first guys because femenism is empowering equality 

    1. TVwazhere

      TVwazhere

      6/10 shitpost

    2. DrMacintosh

      DrMacintosh

      Modern feminism, the way I see it, promotes that women are better than men. Back when it was just about equality nobody had any major issues, now that its about crucifying men I am put off by the whole movement. 

    3. Tech_Dreamer

      Tech_Dreamer

      Classic example of , You either die a hero or live long enough to see you become the villain you fought. but don't get them wrong , i do think they need to exist, even in a mild extreme form regardless the hate,  it's a sorta balance i guess, shit still happens & some are bullied in modern age  , ironically mostly from peers pretending to support them & standing besides them , it's a subtle hierarchy still, oppressed in a controlled environment in cases , let alone escalating violence in between known parties . but the current vocal majority tends to avoid actual danger spots & relax in & is enthusiastic in exercising it at safe spots where they wont be criticized back.  it's kinda like watching an adult pick a fight at kindergarten,

  25. Btw here's some UK Pizza Express gift cards :)

     

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    2. Jtalk4456

      Jtalk4456

      do they deliver to the states? xD

    3. AluminiumTech

      AluminiumTech

      @FloRolf Right now I'm staying in Canterbury which is in Kent although I'm not from the UK but that's a long story for another time :P.

       

      If you want used stuff then eBay or CEX (uk.webuy.com) is good. CEX also has physical stores in some places.

    4. FloRolf

      FloRolf

      Thanks my dude. But ye, I remember you were in Hongkong for long. 

  26. Found an interesting document about Minds.com

     

    https://cdn-assets.minds.com/front/dist/assets/documents/Whitepaper-v0.3.pdf

     

    Well worth a read if nothing else if you're interested in blockchain at all its an early example of how its being used and applied.  I also have to appreciate the transparency they give about what they're doing with the platform.

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