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    Intel 2022 Keynote

    I went to the link that Intel listed on the slide that Meeho posted looking for actual numbers but none were found. I did find this listed.. Intel apparently used 14th and 15th gen CPUs in this comparison. No wonder Intel got better results than the Ryzen CPUs!! I also thought it was...
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    GPU prices — is the worst behind us ?

    Sorry.. this popped up when I went to YT today so thought it was new.. but actually is from February.
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    Gamers Nexus investigates Rise and Fall of Artesian Builds prebuilt PCs

    Steve & Gamers Nexus was a great position to do this story as its Cary, North Carolina location is only about 30 miles away from Artesian Builds' Chapel Hill, North Carolina (East Coast) office. Probably had ready access to interview employees and visit that site. For your screen...
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    Recent visit to Microcenter - what it was like inside

    Not sure where to place this thread.. mods, please feel free to move this to a more appropriate location Sorry that it took me a while to get these off my phone but after Christmas my son and I went to the Rockville, Maryland (northeast suburb of Washington DC) Microcenter. Not having been...
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    Phantom Console Is Going Up for Auction

    Kyle (aka FrgMstr) not looking too impressed with his victim Some thoughts about the Phantom by Maximum PC - August 2004
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    Fry's Electronics permanently closing Feb 24, 2021

    I remembered this article from Maximum PC and while looking for it ran across Gordon Mah Ung's post (the guy on the left/first pic) about Fry's closing which let me know it was from the October 2007 issue.
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    Gamers Red Hot with Fury over Intel Core i7-7700 Temperature Spikes

    Thanks Zarathustra[H] for the message as your comments spurred me on to do some more "investigating".. and interesting about the "forum failure" which I never heard of. Not to doubt your memories in any way as info on the Web certainly isn't always accurate, I decided to delve in a bit deeper...
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    Gamers Red Hot with Fury over Intel Core i7-7700 Temperature Spikes

    This "Principal Engineer (I Do not Represent my Employer on Twitter)" at Intel doesn't seem to have a problem of overclocking the 7700K.. especially when it is done with LN2.. He is the Intel "principal engineer" who had a problem with Kyle's 7700K overclocking attempts back in January and...
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    Stephen Hawking Wants Us to Leave Earth within the Next 100 Years

    Stevie.. here is the deal.. you go on ahead, taking all the climate change, overpopulation, asteroid strikes, and robots who want to kill us with you.. and whenever you got things all set up perfectly for me to follow, I'll fill out a USPS change-of-address form and book passage on the next...
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    Apple Pledges $1 Billion on Manufacturing Jobs in the US

    MISSED opportunity by Apple.. it should have been "jobs created.. or saved"!!
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    Place your bets on Vega

    My guess is it will be cheaper and slightly faster but more power hungry than a 1070
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    Apple Pledges $1 Billion on Manufacturing Jobs in the US

    Hey mon, I would post more but I have to go to 1 of my 8 jobs I have with Apple!! Problem is.. which one am I suppose to go to?? I figured you would do something evil like fixing your post Megalith:mad: ;)
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    Ryzen 1600X Vs i7-7700K for CAD/CAE (FEA in Solidworks & CFD)

    Here are some links that hopefully will help with your search.. Solidworks 2016 Multi Core Performance Does SolidWorks Use Multiple Cores? Maximizing SolidWorks Performance Configuring SOLIDWORKS Workstations with the Best ROI HP Workstations and ANSYS ANSYS Mechanical & Fluent Benchmark Analysis
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    [Album] Finished my NCASE M1 build yesterday..

    I believe Kyle wanted something a bit more color coordinated.. perhaps like this..