Folterknecht

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    T-34/85 Dragon 1/35

    This one is the best model you posted here so far - by a large margin I might add. The dirt on the tracks/wheels and on the sides looks very realistic, same as the rust on the cast turret.
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  3. Folterknecht

    Looking To Upgrade From Old Laptop

    There are no decent (mobile) GPUs on the AMD side of things, because of their terrible power/performance ratio. That just doesn't fly in mobil space.
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    AMD (Ry)Zen

    https://www.hardocp.com/article/2018/02/01/threadripper_pays_for_itself_using_cryptocurrency_mining
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    Need new headset - halp?

    I think the mic on the 350 is the same as the one on the 30x headsets. And from the 30x review on techpowerup and their audio sample there was no "muffling" I can remember. That leaves the whole USB soundcard integrated into the headset the as the likely culprit in my book.
  6. 1.4+V with that chip and you 'll probably see long term degradation. Also check for WHEA errors in event viewer from time to time - as long as these occur the system isn't really 100% stable.
  7. I started with the following situation when it came to overclocking my CPU And that is using a 240mm AIO cooler running full tilt (with 2 fans - have to mod my case first a little, before I can mount the other 2 fans the way I want) . As you can see I m nearing the 80°C mark, making any further tinkering a wasted effort. The reason for this is Intel's infamous cost saving measure on all mainstream platforms since Z77 (Ivybridge, Haswell, Broadwell and Skylake) replacing the solder between the CPU Die and the heatspreader (IHS) with some kind of thermal paste (TIM). My personal believe is they 're using the cheapest toothpaste they can get their hands on. On the enthusiast platforms X79 and X99 CPUs are still soldered, which means the following procedure is pointless with these CPUs and will even damage it (IHS removal) in most cases. The solution to this problem is removing the IHS from your CPU and replacing the original Intel gunk (it's probably brick hard by now) with Liquid Metal (LM). There are several methods to do this including: razer, vice and the lastest and best imo a delid tool like the one below which I choose. You can also 3d-print your own btw After CPU and IHS are seperated they both are cleaned and the LM (Thermal Grizzly - Conductonaut in my case, any other LM will do) is applied to the CPU Die and the inside of the IHS. Afterward everything is glued back together. LM application in the video below. In my case I also lapped the IHS of my CPU during that process resulting in a flat surface area between CPU and CPU cooler. How to: After everything is put back together I now get the following results: Nearly 20°C lower temperatures leave much more room for overclocking. If you want to read an in depth article about this topic hardwareluxx.de recently published this one. Google translate works pretty well for german -> english. Was it worth it? Hell yes! Despite my CPU not being a golden OC sample judging from the voltage needed to run 4.5GHz, I now can at least find out what the limits are for my CPU and at the same time lower the rpms on my fans. Beside overclocking is there an other use case for this whole operation? A hot running noisy living room / media PC comes to mind, otherwise it doesn't make much sense and even there other avenues should be explored first. Linustechtips also made a video on this topic, worked sloppy and choose the wrong use case. You can admire the fail here. A good example why you should consider that channel more as entertainment and less as a serious source for pc tech information. The only thing left to do, is to thank "Stullen Andi" from Hardwareluxx.de for deliding my CPU as I didn't want to spend 90€ on a delite mate and don't have a 3d-printer to print one myself.
  8. Release date - october 5th 2017 Assuming no fundamentional changes to the underlying architecture from Kabylake, especially the 8700K will be the new to CPU to get for gamers/streamers. Early reports indicate 4.8 GHz on all cores with overclocking should be doable with good aircooling, 5GHz will require delidding (sadly). The only downside is the mess Intel created with their chipset (Z370) that will be needed to run these CPUs, which is a stopgap measure with beefed up power delivery for OCing the unlocked parts. In the first half of 2018 Intel will release a new chipset/boards (Z390 ???). These CPUs will not run on Z170/270 motherboards and Skylake/Kabylake CPUs won't run on Z370/390 boards, the later being a Intel firmware restrictian. 23th oct Motherboard Overview (~50 models) by Anandtech ----------------------------------------------------------- Intel Core i7-2600K, i7-4770K, i7-6700K Vs. i7-8700K
  9. In germany they have. You can get the 8700K at MSRP . Problem are RAM + GPU prices. Was thinking about switching from my 3570K to 8700K, but (RAM) prices, availability and later spectre/meltdown changed my mind. Won't buy any new CPUs until fixes in harddware are availble. Instead I upgraded from my 4.4 GHz 3570K to a 5GHz 3770K. That will keeep me "alive" this year. Incl selling my 3570K I paid a little over 100€ for that one.
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    Need new headset - halp?

    Be aware that USB Headsets often are worse than their regular stereo counterparts. If the manufacturer enforces the use of the integrated soundcard to produce 5.1 / 7.1 sound and there is no option for simple "passthrough" (stereo), that usually happens. In case of the Corsair USB headsets I ve used, the stereo option always produced better sound in my book.
  11. Does anyone know when Missouri will be removed from WoWS?

    1. Jaegaer

      Jaegaer

      Next patch, WG said late mid/end of February.

    2. skyf24

      skyf24

      Hmm, I read patch 7.2. Seeing as how 7.1 isn't even out yet I wouldn't expect it till early march. Or i'm just dumb. That said, it is WG, so who knows.

  12. Highlights from AMD Earnings Call: Hardened "Zen2" and 7 nm "Vega" by 2019
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    AMD (Ry)Zen

    Highlights from AMD Earnings Call: Hardened "Zen2" and 7 nm "Vega" by 2019
  14. golden sample ... the first since my old Q9550 E0
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    Need new headset - halp?

    https://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/Sennheiser/Game_One/ If you 're able to skip the next pair of shoes, these might fit into your budget . The mic really sounds fantastic with a decent soundcard.
  17. Intel Processors to Have "In-silicon" Fixes to Meltdown and Spectre This Year
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    Do you EVEN 90?

    min potential damage of ~500 with ~35 sec reload ... that's fucking useless for an autoloader. regardless of the other stats.
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    AMD (Ry)Zen

    AMD Reveals Specs of Ryzen 2000G "Raven Ridge" APUs
  20. Honey, while your down there.jpg

    1. Action

      Action

      someone reading "Jetzt"?

  21. The problem with mining cards is the constant high load and temps on the power delivery. That eats into the expected life time of these components like nothing else.
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    Team voting for turning bots blue

    False reporting (unicums ...) can be detected without many problems.
  23. I get 90-100 FPS avg in WoTEncore without any stutter. Reported VRAM use isn't always indicative of what is really "needed".