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    Crypto Miners, Not Gamers, Were The Primary Buyers of Graphics Cards Since 2021, Almost $15 Billion Worth of GPU Sales Reported

    "demand right now" - that was last year. As seen in this article from 2021: https://cryptocurrencyfare.com/the-cryptocurrency-move-to-proof-of-stake-could-be-bad-for-nvidia/ And this official from 10K from Jan 2021 that contains the exact word for word quote...
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    Can't download drivers from Nvidia site, does the Game Ready driver make a difference for kid's pc?

    Looks like a direct link to the EXE https://us.download.nvidia.com/Windows/511.23/511.23-desktop-win10-win11-64bit-international-dch-whql.exe
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    GTX 1070 enough for FS 2020?

    I am no MS FS 2020 expert but put in about 6 hours so far. I've run MS FS 2020 at ultra settings at 1440p on amd ryzen 7 5800x & rtx 3080 fe and seen between 40 - 80 fps on the regular Another (brother's PC) system is i7 11700KF & rtx 3060 ti running MS FS 2020 with high settings at 1080p and...
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    Destiny 2

    I play Destiny 2 and have reached 1330 cap on 2 characters, and this guide seems to be a good source of accurate info on leveling up. https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/destiny-2-powerful-pinnacle-gear-sources-soft-max-level-cap-6007
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    How to update motherboard bios without windows? New AMD PC

    Gigabyte's "Q-Flash" the BIOS flashing utility is built in to the BIOS as per the PDF manual for that motherboard. Follow the advice from the other forum members above.
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    Worst possible microphone

    lol that should do it as I had the same 💩 thought
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    Motherboard re-work, SMD work. CPU holder soldier joints fractured. Handled by CPU cooler fan.

    Place the motherboard in the kitchen microwave oven for full 15 minutes and use the "Defrost" setting so that the motherboard isn't damaged by the normal usage setting. It may begin to spark but that means it is starting to reflow. Soon some smoke will be seen because the prefabulated amulite...
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    Need software to distribute email

    This sounds like place where a LISTSERV or mailing list software would be the right thing. Imagine multiple email mailing lists. And each email list has its own membership. Each list would only allow specific member to post which would send email to the members in the list. You would have to...
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    Windows 10 Calculator broken, crashes right as is opens.

    I use opensource SpeedCrunch for calculator on Win10 and Linux for years now, and it looks like it is still getting code commits too. https://www.speedcrunch.org/ https://bitbucket.org/heldercorreia/speedcrunch/commits/
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    [H] Stock Alerts, Tips & Tears for Nvidia, AMD, Intel, PS5, XBOX

    For what its worth both AMD's and Nvidia's back-end retail selling to end-point customer is through Digital River. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Digital_River And Yes, AMD seems to not care about negative image and PR at all. And I imagine their web team is probably only involved with it as...
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    Dying video card?

    Assuming Windows 10 you might start with the Windows 10 Reliability Monitor which should log some crash data https://redmondmag.com/articles/2021/01/11/using-windows-10-reliability-monitor.aspx This you should be snapping a photo of the blue screen. With out knowing/seeing any real logged...
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    Why would my desktop suddenly stop recognizing my second monitor and how do I fix it?

    You will likely need to post up more details about your PC setup before people can suggest things to examine. Ideally details like: Graphics Card Model Number GPU Driver version Monitor 1 model number and how it is connected to your Graphics Card (Display port? DVI? HDMI?) Specifications of...
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    How to be sure what disk is ssd during installation Windows 10. Disk 1 or Disk 2?

    ⬆️ this here is the good stuff that I didn't know.
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    How to be sure what disk is ssd during installation Windows 10. Disk 1 or Disk 2?

    Hmmm unsure if you can get that disk name/metadata from within the Win 10 installer. I would do the following. Its a bit annoying but should work. Power off PC. Unplug the "hdd 1tb WD BLUE". Power on PC. Boot from Win 10 installer USB/ISO. Installer should only see Crucial ssd 1tb. Finish...
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