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valdyrgramr

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About valdyrgramr

  • Title
    Lone Wolf Odinist
  • Birthday 1990-08-23

Profile Information

  • Gender
    Male
  • Location
    Sander, Norway[Fam from] I'm in 'Murika
  • Interests
    Programming, music, guitar, anime, x-files, video games, game devng, Norse, ancient civ, my ancestors of Norway, and technology.
  • Biography
    Odinist, musician, gamer, techie, otaku, and an ancient civ and ITS/C++ major with game dev electives.
  • Occupation
    Student

System

  • CPU
    AMD - Threadripper 1950X 3.4GHz 16-Core Processor
  • Motherboard
    ASRock - X399 Taichi ATX TR4 Motherboard
  • RAM
    G.Skill Ripjaws V Series 32GB (2x16GB) DDR4-3200MHz
  • GPU
    Zotac Amp GTX 1080
  • Case
    Fractal Design - Define R5 Blackout Edition w/ Window ATX Mid Tower Case
  • Storage
    Crucial MX500 500GB SATA 2.5 Inch Internal Solid State Drive, ES.3 Constellation 7200rpm 128mb cache, and a Barracuda 3TB.
  • PSU
    EVGA G2 750w
  • Display(s)
    AOC U2879VF 28'' 4K UHD 2160p 60hz with Freesync+Acer GN246HL 144hz 1080p plus using a 4k tv as a 3rd from TCL
  • Cooling
    EKWB S280 Kit with the nickel sTR4 EKWB block added to it, kryronaut, and blood red premix
  • Keyboard
    Corsair K70 With Cherry MX Red Switches.
  • Mouse
    Corsair M65 Pro RGB
  • Sound
    Audio-Technica ATR2500-USB Cardioid Condenser USB Microphone, Massdrop AKG K7XX Audiophile Headphones, Hyper X Cloud II+Mackie MR624 Studio Monitors
  • Operating System
    Microsoft Windows 10 Pro - 64-bit (OEM) (64-bit)
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  1. valdyrgramr

    Apple's doesn't want to support Nvidia in macOS

    That's why I said they were conflicting rumors, but I didn't exactly believe it personally. As for HBM2, 16gbs of it costs like 300 bucks, IIRC.
  2. valdyrgramr

    Apple's doesn't want to support Nvidia in macOS

    Well, there are conflicting rumors at the moment. Navi is semi-confirmed by AMD to launch in June. Vega 20 is alleged to be the high end, which the Radeon VII is part of where Navi is going to be like the x90 and down cards. Another rumor states that Navi's own high end will come out in Q4 to early 2020. Also, AMD has dismissed the 5000 rumor and stated that board partners will be making their own variants of the Radeon VII. As for the Vega FE card, I feel like part of the cost was HBM2. It was a Vega 64 with 16gbs of HBM2 that was aimed at content creators, like Linus. I was personally looking at a 2080Ti, but I couldn't justify the price tag. I feel like if I had bought it I would have buyer's remorse. Honestly, the Radeon VII is more appealing to me. I play a lot of Vulkan titles, one game I just pre-ordered "allegedly" does rather well with it, it's got 16gbs of HBM2/nice for rendering, and more. I don't exactly care about real-time raytracing either. But, DLSS would be nice; however, AMD is apparently getting an alternative to that. Personally, I'm waiting until August to see how things play out on both sides rather than just jumping the gun now. It just feels too early to upgrade since both sides are mostly making a lot of claims, and I'd rather not do the early adopter thing.
  3. valdyrgramr

    Apple's doesn't want to support Nvidia in macOS

    The only cards I have a problem with, in terms of pricing, are the 2080Ti and the RTX Titan. Those are just priced that high for bs reasons, but again people will still pay that much. I think he was, in a lazy way, arguing that as well. He might have argued against the rest of turing too, but still, I didn't bother watching his lazy rant. They're simply pricing those that high because of 0 competition. AMD didn't ask like 1200+ "just because" for any of those cards. In fact, has AMD ever asked 1200+ for a card? I know Nvidia usually asks over a grand for the Titans. But, they put the 2080Ti at 1200 USD minimum because of no competition+people willing to pay that much. Jens is just getting greedy at that point. For AMD, they usually ask a ridiculous amount for a GPU when they pretty much put two of them on a single PCB and make a brand new space heater for your home. 295x2, Pro Duo, 7990, and so on. My guess is that Nvidia wanted to ask a ridiculous amount for the RTX Titan, so they put the 2080Ti at the Titan's usual price point to make the Titan's price seem more reasonable. As for his "scam" argument against raytracing, I would just call it early adopter. I think he was arguing that the lack of support = a scam. Which, isn't exactly true.
  4. valdyrgramr

    Show off your latest purchase!

    Yes.
  5. valdyrgramr

    Apple's doesn't want to support Nvidia in macOS

    So, I listened to his argument slightly. He's arguing the pricing in the context I mentioned partly, but also arguing that it is currently useless.
  6. valdyrgramr

    Apple's doesn't want to support Nvidia in macOS

    I'm not saying it is a scam, but some people might consider it that.
  7. valdyrgramr

    IS 750 W GOLD ENOUGH FOR 1080 WITH 8700K

    TBH, it sounds like the employees were trying taking advantage of OP for profit.
  8. valdyrgramr

    Scam?

    LMG covered this themselves, and told everyone to ignore that imposta bot. If they're doing a giveaway then there's a good chance they'd be using something like gleam.
  9. valdyrgramr

    Apple's doesn't want to support Nvidia in macOS

    I wouldn't say it's exactly a scam, but you are paying into early adopter fees followed by bs pricing on the 2080 Ti. The only reason that card costs as much as it does is due to 0 competition and people willing to pay that much. I guess that is a scam to some people, but still...
  10. valdyrgramr

    Show off your latest purchase!

    It was okay, but it didn't like wow me enough to keep it. I just keep an XBO S for 4k Bluray and games like KH3 and Ninja Gaiden Black that don't get pc ports. I just like PC gaming more.
  11. valdyrgramr

    Show off your latest purchase!

    Also got Far Cry 4 a lil after. Didn't enjoy the Nintendo Switch, so I traded it+2 games in at Gamestop for a 200 buck steam gift card then used the other 73 on a trade card that I can use on their online shop. Got 11 something bucks for one game in cash then went to 711 and got 2 Jones Sodas and 2 energy drinks. Is what I used that trade credit for.
  12. Yup, they had one on Verizon called the Trophy, a 7 not 10.
  13. valdyrgramr

    How will I put this back together??

    By dropping it?
  14. valdyrgramr

    773 Million Record "Collection #1" Data Breach

    That was several hours of pw resetting. <.<
  15. valdyrgramr

    773 Million Record "Collection #1" Data Breach

    I didn't get an email like that, but I'm just changing the pws.
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