AMD AM5 IN 2022

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The media now has more clarity over socket AM5. AMD5 will support DDR5. DDR5 is an interest prospect, featuring capacities of up to 128 GB per memory module, with data rates of up to DDR5-10000 however the JEDEC standard currently reaches DDR5-6400. LGA1718 seems to be the pin-out AMD will be using. Raphael is the …

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EVGA RTX 3000 CARDS DYING PREMATURELY

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I am a regular on the EVGA forum and there have been ongoing problems with the RTX 3090 dying. Now reports of RTX 3080 and RTX 3080 Ti cards also dying in droves. Some are on their third RMA card. Not a pretty picture. Reports of the fan running at 3 million rpm suggests the …

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ROGERS WANTS TO BUY SHAW

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Rogers wants to buy Shaw which will reduce competition in Canada. Any reduction in competition means higher prices as organized labor has no barrier to check wage demands. The merger would establish a plutocracy which is inconsistent with the Charter. Telus is correct in their position that the merger would reduce competition. Rogers said it …

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MORE RX 6900 XT CAUGHT IN MINING RIGS

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No real surprise to find all of the RX 6900 TX cards stuffed into various mining rigs. The sheer waste of gaming cards is reprehensible to gaming interests. The model cards seem to be liquid cooled but there are no connectors visible for a cooling pump and radiator fittings. On various mining forums the storey …

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ELEMENT QUEST

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Element Quest was released on November 24, 2021 by XPloria. The game was developed by XPloria. Gather your party and embark on an adventure to the Edge World of Element Quest! A one of a kind SideScroller – MMORPG in 2D which provides an open world full of life, socializing, adventure & exploration. Each expedition …

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CORSAIR CHASSIS FAN OVERKILL

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Again today Corsair has posted some creampuff rigs to look at. The problem is that many of the fans server no useful purpose. Corsair has new glass chassis for those who want to indulge. This machine has 10 fans including the large triple top mounted water cooler. The video card seems to be air cooled. …

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496.98 HOTFIX

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496.98 is available for Windows 10×64 and above. Only the DCH model is now supported which is the target for Windows 10 and now Windows 11. This driver supports NVIDIA Maxwell and above. Kepler can use 472.12 WHQL. CAUTION When installing this driver using the clean option the machine rebooted. The problem is that the …

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DDR5 BACKORDERED AND PRICES SPIKE

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No real surprise that DDR5 is backordered by some 23 weeks according to several reports. So for those drooling over Z690 should realize that Intel supports DDR4. There are several DDR4 based model motherboards that can perk up the average gaming box. The image is of G.Skill Trident Z5 DDR5-6400 which is a kit of …

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NVIDIA LHR SOLD AS WOMEN’S GPU

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Searching for a LHR card found no real deals for video cards as miners are buying them regardless and trying to get around the restrictions. I have seen some comments about LHR cards in the NVIDIA forum and the miner with 10 cards was unhappy at the earnings. The questioner did not provide the specific …

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RETRO THREE KINGDOMS

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Retro Three Kingdoms was released on November 23, 2013 by Retro Republic. The game was developed by Retro Republic. Retro Three Kingdoms is an isometric sandbox strategy game. Endless war between three countries (1000 on 1000) is larger then the old Classic games like Rise of Nations which was limited to 200 per side. The …

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