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About Cooly568

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  • CPU
    Intel i7 4790K
  • Motherboard
    ASU Smaximus VI Impact
  • RAM
    Corsair Vengeance LP 16GB Blue
  • GPU
    ASUS STRIX 970 (painted white with blue backplate)
  • Case
    Rosewill Neutron
  • Storage
    256GB Kingston SSD - 2x Seagate 1TB RAID 1
  • PSU
    EVGA SuperNova NEX 750 Gold
  • Display(s)
    AOC Q2963PM
  • Cooling
    Noctua D15
  • Keyboard
    Razer Deathstalker
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    Logitech G502 Proteus Core Tunable Gaming Mouse
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    Windows 10 Home

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  1. Well I guess in this situation then it more comes down to pixel density, so I should of mentioned that instead.
  2. So I denounced 4K after getting a 4K TV and realizing that the perceived increase in density only really affected text applications. I vowed to look into 1440P Ultrawides in the future over 4K normal screens. But I just recently got to lay my eyes on a true 4K iMac 21.5 inch screen, and wow. It's such a massive shift. That doubling of PPI in desk scenarios is stunning to see. Maybe not for games, but for productivity like animation programs. The sheer density of pixels makes it amazing to work and view on. So I'm gonna ask that question I see a lot around the internet. I've been out of the Ultrawide news loop, so I'm asking if there are there any upcoming, or rumored monitors, that feature 5120/60 x 2160 resolutions, which would be 4K, or even 6827/2880, which would be 5K. I don't, really care about not being able to play games since I use my desktop for content production first. So color depth and pixel density are the first priorities over refresh rate and, well, anything else. So if anything like this was in the pipeline, I'd be happy.
  3. I, don't have many janky setups. I can only think of a few. My server's running an NZXT Sentry Mix 2, that's a 5.25 inch drive, duct taped to the bottom of the inside of the case. The old hardware in my server was a 1045T running a baseclock of 237 MHz, less janky, more interesting because you just can't baseclock overclock these days. That 1045T also blew a cheap power supply. I painted my desktop's case and GPU, but that isn't necessarily janky. Oh, right, when I upgraded my system a couple years back, I wanted to run two monitors, but my main monitor was DVI and my second monitor was VGA. I didn't have cables to adapt, so I plugged in my 550 TI along with my 970 to drive it. Another one, I dropped a couple screws in a PSU and had to take it apart to get it out. Didn't get shocked, yay. I can't make my antics sound that interesting, there isn't really a lot over here.
  4. Covfefelake will likely be the 10-15% as usual, is my guess, so for gaming, I'd presume it'd basically* be the same as any chip going back to Ivy Bridge/Haswell. *I know it might be a tad faster, but we're talking the difference between 140 and 160 FPS. From Ivy to Covfefelake.
  5. I haven't found much in the way of connectors like that in the American market. Other than, this, thing. Looks kind of, eh, but might be okay, everything else on eBay is overpriced in my opinion.
  6. I'd probably go from PCI-E to CPU just because the 500B has two 6 pin PCI-E connectors, is there something like what you linked, but on Amazon?
  7. Oh that's even better, the Amazon one actually has reviews saying it works on a dual 2670 system. Nice. The amazon one is from 8 pin CPU to dual 8 pin?
  8. Ohhh, okay. I just remembered that the system gets turned on from the 20+4 motherboard connector and that the four pins of the CPU connector have nothing to do with it.
  9. So the age old "will a 4 pin CPU connector work in an 8 pin socket" question has been answered a good few times already. Lets ask something different. I'm looking into creating a budget Blender render box with aftermarket server parts, and I've found a very cost effective board for it, the Supermicro X8DTU-F. yes I browse Supermicro's website for fun The board itself has two 8 pin CPU connectors. I'm looking to use a power supply, like the EVGA 500B, to power the systems, each board having two X5660's, 95W TDP CPU's. However, the EVGA 500B only has one 8 pin CPU connector. My idea to take two of Startech's 4 pin + molex to 8 pin CPU adapters probably would work, but I have a question to ask before that. But if you look at an 8 pin CPU connector, the ports, aren't all exactly the same. It looks like pins 3-4 and 7-8, on the right side, are inverted versions of 1-2 and 5-6. The connector from the PSU has one side with the square connectors, and one side without. My worry is that both sides deliver different power, meaning the first connector would get proper power, but the other would get wonky power on it's first four pins, probably breaking something. Am I right here? Has anyone messed with something like this? Can boards like this run with one 8-pin filled and the other empty?
  10. Does that mean we'll see it on Non-Apple products?
  11. Jeezums, I've been wanting good AR over good VR for years now, if Apple picks it up, everyone will pick it up. Hype.
  12. Had that a long time ago with my 850 Evo mSata, was reporting like, 2.5 Gigabytes per second, but that's obviously wrong, it was down to a setting I had in the software.
  13. Back when the 1080 TI dropped a few months ago, the 1070 and 1080 saw MSRP drops. And for a while, the 1070 was seeming to fall in line. This is the only picture I can find of an older pricing on Newegg, this is back from October 2016, starting to edge into 390$ territory. Running into April of this year, they were dropping down below 370$ in some places, but all of a sudden, as of this past month... There is not a single card on the entire website under 400$. Same for eBay, the price of 980 TI's jumped from 300$ to 335$ at the lowest, averaging 350$. Why is this? Does this have to do with the Cryptocurrency craze running amidst?
  14. I love how NotebookCheck put it. Intel is Salty: i9 Edition.
  15. Found it, should I use the part number on this box over the one in the drivers if they are different?