2018 Hardware Thread

  1. Dude's Avatar
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       28 Jan 2018 #161

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  2. ThrashZone's Avatar
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       28 Jan 2018 #162

    Hi,
    Dang some one singing my song :)
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  3. Cliff S's Avatar
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       29 Jan 2018 #163

    M.2-heatsinks review: which SSD-cooler performs best?


    To start off with the main question of this article: yes, the m.2-heatsinks that are included with your motherboards actually work! Not all of them are equal, but in all cases they result in a decrease in temperatures and a substantial increase in performance. The horror stories about heatsinks that isolate instead of transfer heat do not appear to be true, at least in our tests.
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  4.    29 Jan 2018 #164

    I made my own and it's bigger than those ready made ones.
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  5. ThrashZone's Avatar
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       29 Jan 2018 #165

    Hi,
    Looks like I might get my x99's corsair dominator 2666C15 memory back this morning from a long rma process
    They may have just sent back what I sent them
    But no telling one stick would disappear no matter which slot it was in on either xmp profile 1 or 2 :/

    Also corsair did not ship them together but I rma'ed my h110i gt too since I did the ram rma
    It shipped today from china of all places guess corsair doesn't carry anything in the u.s. :/
    Either way it will be sold as new rma'ed product on eBay asap :)

    Buty either way with the new ram and the 1080ti in the x99 might do some benchmarks with it :)
    Titan Xp sure is a bummer at benchmarking all lower than 1080ti except time spy only a meager 200 point higher
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  6. Cliff S's Avatar
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       29 Jan 2018 #166

    OMG...

    OMG...
    OMFG!!!
    It's in production yoohoo!


    From the horses mouth: https://news.samsung.com/us/samsung-...phics-systems/
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  7. ThrashZone's Avatar
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       29 Jan 2018 #167

    Hi,
    Got on email alerts for another evga 1080ti ftw3 if I get one this week I'll send back the titan
    I have 2 weeks before the return expires to NVidia really 30 days but what ever I got the titan last Friday

    800.us 1080ti with water block is still a lot cheaper and probably performs just as good being in steamy Texas with no intention of getting a water chiller
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  8.    30 Jan 2018 #168

    New AMD Ryzen desktop processors with VEGA integrated graphics. I'm going to be building one of these for myself.
    They are being released on Valentines Day.

    AMD Ryzen™ Processors | AMD
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  9. ThrashZone's Avatar
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       30 Jan 2018 #169

    Hi,
    Did this for someone on ocn just to show you guys why I'm leaning towards the 1080ti
    ThrashZone said: View Post
    Hi,
    I wish air for air cooling the titan was a lot better

    It is marginally better in a few benchmarks 3Dmark I didn't save any links but indeed clocks I do not think 3Dmark is accurate
    All I can say is I was set at +100 core and +600 memory and that is pretty much a little higher than I could do on the 1080ti ftw3
    Clocks shown in 3DMark were always Core 1505 Mem 1576
    Time spy free
    1080ti-11078*
    Titan Xp- 10098

    Fire strike free
    25052*
    24094

    Sky Diver
    65394*
    64794

    Unigine Valley
    7787*
    7681

    Heaven
    5138*
    5188

    Superposition
    1080 extreme
    6266*
    6491

    4k
    10403*
    10120

    8K
    4812*
    4613

    1080 medium
    23219*
    23465

    1080 high
    16882*
    16833

    Tropics
    1080 classified never did the 1080 ti
    13003
    13223 titan

    So water cooling a 1080ti would likely do the same as a titan but in some water might do better for the 1080ti
    PM if you have a evga 1080ti ftw3 icx that hasn't been disassembled lol you'd have to throw in some cash too though

    Near the arctic circle titan might keep cool enough not to throttle :/
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  10. AddRAM's Avatar
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       30 Jan 2018 #170

    Well if it were here there'd be no problem, it's 29 and snowing, you could just use that PC outside
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