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  1.    27 Jul 2017 #2401
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    Quote Originally Posted by specialkone View Post

    Private equity firm likely to purchase Corsair

    PS: the last sentence, where I bolded, $30.4B, way to go dude.
    It took a bit to re-find this post

    It's a done deal:
    EagleTree Buys Majority Share in Corsair for $525 Million

    Corsair*announced today that EagleTree Capital reached a definitive agreement in partnership with current management to acquire a majority stake in CORSAIR from Francisco Partners and several minority shareholders.*
    As part of the transaction, CORSAIR founder and Chief Executive Officer Andy Paul will maintain a sizable equity stake in the Company and continue in his role as CEO. IMCO (Investment Management Corporation of Ontario) and the Honeywell pension are also co-investing alongside EagleTree, which is acting on behalf of its private equity fund EagleTree Partners
    EagleTree Buys Majority Share in Corsair for $525 Million
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  2.    27 Jul 2017 #2402
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    Windows 10 Pro IP Build 16296.0 (Branch: RS3 Release)

    Because I love my Asus U46SV so much, I've been thinking about upgrading it a bit.

    CPU: i5-2410M --> i7-2640M (possibly i7-2860QM but it has much higher TDP)
    RAM: 2 x 4GB (9-9-9-24 DC) --> 2 x 8GB (9-9-9-24 DC)

    I should get a 30% performance increase with 2640M and the doubled RAM lets me run more VMs. If I decide to go for the 4-core i7, I also get more cores for my VMs which could help a bit.

    What do you guys think?
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  3.    27 Jul 2017 #2403

    Quote Originally Posted by slicendice View Post
    Because I love my Asus U46SV so much, I've been thinking about upgrading it a bit.

    CPU: i5-2410M --> i7-2640M (possibly i7-2860QM but it has much higher TDP)
    RAM: 2 x 4GB (9-9-9-24 DC) --> 2 x 8GB (9-9-9-24 DC)

    I should get a 30% performance increase with 2640M and the doubled RAM lets me run more VMs. If I decide to go for the 4-core i7, I also get more cores for my VMs which could help a bit.

    What do you guys think?
    I had a 2640M Thinkpad. Good Processor. I had a 2410M i5 and it was weak compared to the 2640M. Go for it!
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  4.    27 Jul 2017 #2404
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    "Off with his head!"

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  5.    27 Jul 2017 #2405
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    My favorite comment in the replies:




    DaniëlWW2 7 hours ago
    Intel: Look we have 18 cores, much better than 16 cores.
    AMD: That is cute, here we have a 32 core CPU. :P
    Intel: Back to bribing OEM's I guess...
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  6.    27 Jul 2017 #2406

    Quote Originally Posted by Cliff S View Post
    "Off with his head!"

    They broke it!
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  7.    27 Jul 2017 #2407
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    Quote Originally Posted by copiertech25 View Post
    They broke it!
    You delid a CPU because TIM was used instead of solder. Why you delid a soldered CPU is beyond me, other than just to see what's under it, like you can really tell a whole lot. This guy is just trying to start something like he tried with the X299 VRM thing. He created a problem that didn't exist other than maybe if you were using LN2. Even then, I don't think you are likely to be running Prime95.
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  8.    28 Jul 2017 #2408
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    Quote Originally Posted by essenbe View Post
    You delid a CPU because TIM was used instead of solder. Why you delid a soldered CPU is beyond me, other than just to see what's under it, like you can really tell a whole lot. This guy is just trying to start something like he tried with the X299 VRM thing. He created a problem that didn't exist other than maybe if you were using LN2. Even then, I don't think you are likely to be running Prime95.
    Personally, I think he did it to see how it was put together, and to show us.
    Like now we know they are using EPYC CPU's with 2 chips turned off.

    Plus when a pro delidder nukes a chip, that should be a warning to everyone else.

    I wonder if Buildzoid will cover the RYZEN, now he has pics to go by( a little more info than before).
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  9.    30 Jul 2017 #2409
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    RX Vega Giveaway link: A Radeon™ RX Vega GPU Signed by Raja Koduri...
    To all eager gamers clamoring to get their hands on a Radeon™ RX Vega after its launch, there’s a chance for you to get one.
    This one isn’t just any Radeon RX Vega GPU. It’s an exclusive, one-of-a-kind version—because it’s signed by Raja Koduri himself, Senior VP and Chief Architect of Radeon Technologies Group.
    All you have to do is follow this sweepstakes’ steps below(go to the link above)
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  10.    30 Jul 2017 #2410
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    Question for you guys, do you think "Over Provisioning" your C drive for a M.2 drive has good benefits, some say it even increases speed of writing, etc ...what do ya think??
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