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    Dell RTX 2070 problem

    For the most part, it just runs slowly, it doesn't seem to crash. I think it has only crashed when it didn't like my afterburner settings
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    Dell RTX 2070 problem

    So small update, I continued to mess with the card, tried it again the next day, and the card wouldn't boost, couldn't even get it to work with a forced boost level or anything. seems like the card is junk for 3d work, it was worth a shot. could be just as RazorWind suggested, there doesn't...
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    Dell RTX 2070 problem

    Could be, ill probably load some games on that PC and try it out, see if it holds up to extended sessions of load or not. Thanks for the replies.
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    Dell RTX 2070 problem

    Thats good to know, I mean after repaste and testing under timespy the card dropped a good 7-8c under load and at stock voltage and frequency settings. Ill have to look up the issues you're talking about, I've never dealt with fixing those issues and probably should for the health of my 3080...
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    Dell RTX 2070 problem

    This card has no RGB inside it, its a fairly plan Dual Fan Design with a single 8 Pin power connector. I opened it up last night to repaste after it seemed to be revived. and the board was pretty clean, no major dust, fins were all clean, and my untrained eye didnt see anything obvious in the...
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    Dell RTX 2070 problem

    That's what I figure as well, he left CIV V running and stepped away from his PC, which is on the floor near a gas fireplace. Not an ideal environment, and definitely not in one of those aurora cases, where the components are crammed in Tetris style. The thermal paste was dry and crusty, but I...
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    Dell RTX 2070 problem

    It is not under warranty, and my neighbor would have had to shell out $450 to reinstate the warranty and ship the whole PC back to Dell for service, which in my past experiences is hit or miss as best. He opted to buy a 3060ti off of me for MSRP, and gave the card to me since I wouldn't have a...
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    Dell RTX 2070 problem

    This particular card only has 1 power connector and has exhibited it across 3 systems and 3 power supplies. I wonder if an on board fuse is bad?
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    Dell RTX 2070 problem

    The drivers were obtained from nvidia, using the clean install function, I'll try ddu, but this has carried over between 2-3 PCs now, so It is unlikely to be a driver issue. I was going to tweak voltages further, than I did, but noticed just a slight change caused 3dmark to crash during it's...
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    Dell RTX 2070 problem

    It doesn't report high temps. it runs in the mid 40's or 50s during the time spy run. The clock speed doesn't stay boosted, I can't recall GPU usage, but i'm fairly certain it was low.
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    Dell RTX 2070 problem

    So my neighbor has an Alienware Aurora that came with an OEM Dell RTX 2070. Randomly one day we stepped away from his pc while running CIV 5, when he came back, his framerates were bad and the system was running choppy. Upon reboot everything seemed fine, but his performance in games was awful...
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    3080 Ti available at select physical Best Buy locations starting tomorrow morning (no online orders)

    I woke up this morning to my Facebook Marketplace Feed with 4-5 sellers with postings selling 3080TIs for $2100+. One piece of crap had 13 or 14 - like 8 founders and 5-6 FTW3 and Strix models sitting on the hood and trunk of his Mercedes, and his buddy next to him had 3-4. They were still in...
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    Your CPU progression

    let's see if i can remember them all, lots of changes, switched to mobile for a while. I really can't even remember all of them. Pentium 66mhz Athlon K6-2 366mhz AMD Duron 700 AMD Athlon XP+ AMD Athlon 3000+ Opteron 165 AMD Athlon XP again? Intel e8400 Intel i5 760 intel i5 2500k Intel 4670k...
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    3600 to 5600x or 5800x

    You're definitely right, I certainly don't notice much different between the 9700k and the 3600. But I also don't want to have to keep upgrading my CPU. I did that when I was younger and couldn't necessarily afford the i7 variants, i'd buy the i5 and overclock., then I ran a first gen i7/6 core...
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    3600 to 5600x or 5800x

    I'll likely pass my monitor on to my son for his rig, hes using a 13 or so year old LG monitor and buy myself at least a 1440p monitor, My old eyes I think could use a 27" haha. That said I got the 5800x, Bestbuy Shipped it USPS, in a padded envelope, luckily it appears to be intact. now to...
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