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Forum: OC3D Reviews & Videos 22-05-20, 01:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 927
Posted By fadingfool
And I thought my i7-7820X was power hungry. Does...

And I thought my i7-7820X was power hungry. Does the ring bus architecture cause any issues with 10 cores (traditionally Intel utilised the mesh architecture for higher core parts)? Wouldn't effect...
Forum: OC3D News 01-04-20, 09:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 388
Posted By fadingfool
Good price - shame Crucial is convinced my...

Good price - shame Crucial is convinced my motherboard doesn't have an NVME slot (insists it is an M2.SATA) which is news to the PM961 Samsung NVMe I boot from :)
Forum: OC3D News 25-07-19, 10:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 626
Posted By fadingfool
Spare a thought for us lot running i7-7820X - 28...

Spare a thought for us lot running i7-7820X - 28 PCIE lanes isn't much of advantage and 8 cores is old hat.....
Forum: OC3D Reviews & Videos 23-05-19, 12:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 891
Posted By fadingfool
Picked up a 570 (Sapphire one - single fan and 6...

Picked up a 570 (Sapphire one - single fan and 6 pin) to re-purpose an ivybridge XPS8500 machine for my nephew. At 1080p I was very impressed with performance and especially the noise levels. ...
Forum: OC3D News 05-04-19, 01:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,076
Posted By fadingfool
The "people" I was referring to are the...

The "people" I was referring to are the customers. Steam is probably the most recognised digital games store on the PC at the moment hence "incentives" are being offered above the bigger % sales...
Forum: OC3D News 05-04-19, 10:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,076
Posted By fadingfool
"sign funding/exclusivity deals" - this is about...

"sign funding/exclusivity deals" - this is about forcing people onto Epic and bribing publishers, not about giving a greater percentage of hard earned back to developers. A new platform would be...
Forum: OC3D News 21-02-19, 02:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 856
Posted By fadingfool
Talking Deposit on house, new car or this PC...... ...

Deposit on house, new car or this PC...... Choices, choices......
Forum: OC3D News 10-01-19, 02:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,208
Posted By fadingfool
Damn can't believe the 4K specs - so my 7820X...

Damn can't believe the 4K specs - so my 7820X 1080Ti won't cut it (not sure why CPU wise
as the core clocks are faster then the 7900 and is it really going to use 10 cores)? Oh well have to give...
Forum: OC3D News 16-10-18, 03:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 400
Posted By fadingfool
Does anyone know the average spec of a PC in...

Does anyone know the average spec of a PC in Japan? Is laptop gaming the main rig of choice so that 480p is viable on integrated graphics? Anyone based in Japan?
Forum: OC3D News 01-10-18, 02:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 515
Posted By fadingfool
So are Intel abandoning X299 as previously...

So are Intel abandoning X299 as previously rumored? Will there be a load of 7980XE chips going cheap (enquiring X299 owners need to know)......
Forum: OC3D Reviews & Videos 20-09-18, 02:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,975
Posted By fadingfool
Just use the 2080 FE chart - from what I've seen...

Just use the 2080 FE chart - from what I've seen in all the reviews there's about a 1% difference between a 1080Ti and 2080 FE at 1440p :)
Forum: OC3D News 19-09-18, 10:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 580
Posted By fadingfool
Guess it's needed on that many cores at 5Ghz (so...

Guess it's needed on that many cores at 5Ghz (so if I de-lid my 7820X I may get up to 5Ghz).......
Forum: OC3D News 10-09-18, 12:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 648
Posted By fadingfool
So either price these above the 7800X and 7820X...

So either price these above the 7800X and 7820X to avoid competing with themselves (neither of these chips have the full 44 PCIE lanes) or price to compete with Ryzen and discontinue the sub 10 core...
Forum: OC3D News 03-08-18, 09:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,196
Posted By fadingfool
I'm holding off until they release CYMK...

I'm holding off until they release CYMK lighting... :)
Forum: OC3D News 20-06-18, 08:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,731
Posted By fadingfool
Only $2.7K since 2009 - probably need to add some...

Only $2.7K since 2009 - probably need to add some extra for humble bundles and the original L4D and L4D2 (I bought physical copies and activated through steam) . Doesn't seem too bad. Works out an...
Forum: OC3D News 18-06-18, 12:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,423
Posted By fadingfool
There is a fairly serious conversation the father...

There is a fairly serious conversation the father needs to have with his son about using a credit card fraudulently. If that was a child of mine his console would now be being sold to help pay for...
Forum: OC3D News 14-06-18, 07:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 946
Posted By fadingfool
My AIO struggles to keep my 7820X cool at 4.5-4.7...

My AIO struggles to keep my 7820X cool at 4.5-4.7 OC so the prospect of dropping 22 cores into the same set up doesn't bode well for clock speeds. Unless I get hold of one of those chiller units Tom...
Forum: OC3D Reviews & Videos 13-06-18, 12:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,855
Posted By fadingfool
Just missing....

The dedicated Macro keys - if it had those I'd be tempted to upgrade from my current STRAFE (I guess it is now the MK1) .
Forum: OC3D News 05-06-18, 09:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 630
Posted By fadingfool
Thumbs up Previous 8086 owner

I had an 8Mhz 8086 in my Amstrad 1640 PC back in 1989. Dos 3.1, GEM, 30MB hard card (in one of the ISA slots - one of the others was taken up with an adlib sound card). Wing commander would run...
Forum: OC3D Reviews & Videos 04-06-18, 02:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,236
Posted By fadingfool
And I'd just paid out for a set of Wireless Void...

And I'd just paid out for a set of Wireless Void Pro's..... Oh well at least the lights (that I can't see when wearing them) match the rest of my set up.
Forum: OC3D News 24-05-18, 10:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 744
Posted By fadingfool
Given I have personal experience with EA...

Given I have personal experience with EA suspending my Origin account for "suspicious transactions on Fifa 15" which if they had bothered to check is a game I have never owned (or wanted to own) I...
Forum: OC3D News 10-04-18, 09:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,053
Posted By fadingfool
It's more the bug fixes and firmware updates that...

It's more the bug fixes and firmware updates that are more of a problem - if a security flaw was found in your GPU you would want it fixed especially in a four year old machine (heck I'm still...
Forum: OC3D News 09-04-18, 10:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,053
Posted By fadingfool
January 2014

Only 4 years ago the Nvidia 820M was released. This is a Fermi chip. Tough luck on anyone running those laptops.
Forum: OC3D Reviews & Videos 23-02-18, 02:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,087
Posted By fadingfool
Talking "clatter into your significant otter"

Nothing worse than an enraged otter when you are trying to game.....
Forum: OC3D Reviews & Videos 19-02-18, 12:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,781
Posted By fadingfool
Good choice for the keyboard and mouse in your...

Good choice for the keyboard and mouse in your testing suite (I would say that as I have the exact same plus the MM800 to match) .
Might have to pick up this game to give my new system a real work...
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