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Forum: Off Topic Chat Today, 02:10 PM
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Posted By looz
https://i.imgur.com/j3j88eg.jpg Even my main...

https://i.imgur.com/j3j88eg.jpg
Even my main rig is turning into a kludge city. Stuck some fans in there to improve airflow, including a top fan. It's not doing much but at least the top vent...
Forum: Redline Folding @ OC3D - 98860 Today, 02:04 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 57,727
Posted By looz
Got coil whine? Turn the fans up. Fan noise is...

Got coil whine? Turn the fans up. Fan noise is problematic? Turn the music up. :D
Forum: OC3D News Today, 02:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 92
Posted By looz
Well it's been studied that 6 hours, 5 days a...

Well it's been studied that 6 hours, 5 days a week without interruptions other than a lunch break is very productive.
I have a pretty unpredictable schedule of weekend work, very long days and then...
Forum: OC3D News Today, 12:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 92
Posted By looz
This is pretty typical for gaming, as people are...

This is pretty typical for gaming, as people are fairly passionate about video games. For established companies there's no shortage of applicants and start-up companies are fairly unstable and most...
Forum: [OC3D] Gaming Today, 08:56 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,815
Posted By looz
https://babeltechreviews.com/vr-wars-ampere-vs-tur...

https://babeltechreviews.com/vr-wars-ampere-vs-turing-the-rtx-3080-vs-the-rtx-2080-ti-fcat-vr-performance-benchmarked/


Difficult to not get hyped.
Forum: OC3D News Yesterday, 05:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 500
Posted By looz
8700K ended up being a fantastic buy, despite...

8700K ended up being a fantastic buy, despite people drumming 1800X as the future proof choice due to socket longevity and more cores. In hindsight that's fairly silly.
Forum: OC3D News Yesterday, 04:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 500
Posted By looz
Tiger lake did show promise as well, next gen of...

Tiger lake did show promise as well, next gen of CPUs will certainly be interesting.
Forum: OC3D News Yesterday, 11:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 500
Posted By looz
I actually like that the thread count stays....

I actually like that the thread count stays. Shows that the gains probably translate very well to real world.
Forum: OC3D News Yesterday, 11:13 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 523
Posted By looz
Those redesigns were done between review units...

Those redesigns were done between review units and actual release.




Edit: Gigabyte released a statement:
Forum: [OC3D] Gaming Yesterday, 05:49 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,815
Posted By looz
That should be tested with a 3080, memory...

That should be tested with a 3080, memory allocation isn't a good metric. I should be able to do exactly that in a few weeks.
Forum: OC3D News Yesterday, 05:37 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 523
Posted By looz
Seems to me that this caused limited launch...

Seems to me that this caused limited launch supplies as AIBs shuffled their cap configurations, and some review units ended up unstable.

Which is a separate issue from crashes caused by boost...
Forum: OC3D News 28-09-20, 03:47 PM
Replies: 4,539
Sticky: Quick News
Views: 577,039
Posted By looz
I'm mainly looking at the score since it's the...

I'm mainly looking at the score since it's the most controlled metric, as the methodology is dictated by Futuremark. Who knows what kind of errors the other measurements have.

The clock values...
Forum: OC3D News 28-09-20, 03:26 PM
Replies: 4,539
Sticky: Quick News
Views: 577,039
Posted By looz
Those scores are pretty much within margin of...

Those scores are pretty much within margin of error for that test, I wouldn't draw conclusions on that. But I wouldn't be surprised if they just enforced the ~-50MHz clock speed on a driver level,...
Forum: OC3D News 28-09-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 617
Posted By looz
One Network For All Games - The original DLSS...

One Network For All Games - The original DLSS required training the AI network for each new game. DLSS 2.0 trains using non-game-specific content, delivering a generalized network that works...
Forum: OC3D News 28-09-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 617
Posted By looz
I thought not requiring game specific training...

I thought not requiring game specific training was one of DLSS 2.0's marketed features?
Forum: OC3D News 25-09-20, 02:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 406
Posted By looz
No, because you might end up spending money on...

No, because you might end up spending money on {PRODUCT}.
Forum: OC3D News 25-09-20, 02:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 406
Posted By looz
In addition, why would anyone order now? Too late...

In addition, why would anyone order now? Too late to have a reasonable delivery or launch prices, too early for supply to arrive and drive prices back to a reasonable level.
To make it as polarising...
Forum: OC3D Reviews & Videos 25-09-20, 01:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 761
Posted By looz
^ Technically true, since in some workloads it...

^ Technically true, since in some workloads it will be better, in others it will be worse.
Forum: Off Topic Chat 23-09-20, 07:53 PM
Replies: 11,234
Views: 1,211,486
Posted By looz
^ Such a clever solution! Bought...

^ Such a clever solution!



Bought pretty boring items - USB hub, long USB 3.0 Type B cable and a longish DisplayPort cable. Now there's basically two cables between my computer and the desk,...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 23-09-20, 07:27 PM
Replies: 1,854
Views: 89,696
Posted By looz
Just ripped out my NZXT smart device since I...

Just ripped out my NZXT smart device since I really dislike its habit of forgetting its settings when PC is taken off mains - I generally don't run background software unless absolutely necessary and...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 23-09-20, 03:59 PM
Replies: 1,854
Views: 89,696
Posted By looz
https://youtu.be/8IDMS54jEFM First...

https://youtu.be/8IDMS54jEFM


First teardown of a Strix 3080, hot damn those power stages. But that's absolute overkill unless something changes with overclocking, diminishing returns hit fast...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 23-09-20, 01:26 PM
Replies: 11,234
Views: 1,211,486
Posted By looz
That's more on coilovers than I spent on my car a...

That's more on coilovers than I spent on my car a little over a year ago and required maintenance since. :D


Are you planning to track it?
Forum: OC3D News 23-09-20, 12:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 774
Posted By looz
Well the problem with groups formed on an ironic...

Well the problem with groups formed on an ironic notion such as "PC Master Race" is that it will eventually get permeated with individuals who actually think that way.
Forum: Off Topic Chat 22-09-20, 07:51 PM
Replies: 11,234
Views: 1,211,486
Posted By looz
I hear those Swifts are really good fun for the...

I hear those Swifts are really good fun for the money, and reasonably well built as well! Enjoy!
Forum: OC3D News 21-09-20, 03:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 774
Posted By looz
Whatever the approach, I doubt 200€ will be...

Whatever the approach, I doubt 200€ will be enough for that extra 10GB - making those cards DoA in my opinion.
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