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Thrax · Professional Shill, Pokémaster, Watch Slut, Mumble Hivemind Drone · Icrontian


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  • Have you tried other monitor inputs or cables? When you rolled back your driver, how did you do it? What is your Windows power plan set to?
  • Is there any rhyme or reason to when the blackouts happen? 3D only? Desktop?
  • What GPU driver and OS?
  • What is your monitor and how is it connected to the GPU?
  • You very well may. Vsync can buffer up to 3 frames, depending on how it is implemented. So if you're running at 60 FPS (16ms), events you're reacting to on-screen and/or server updates may not be rendered out to your eyeballs for n+3 frames... or a …
  • Adaptive refresh. It's impossible to go back to ordinary displays. It's so bad.
  • TDP ratings are strictly thermal ratings. Power doesn't factor into the actual equation. The 65W TDP units can consume about peak 87W electrical, the 95W TDP units about 125W peak electrical. But lower TDP ratings do permit a smaller and quieter hea…
    in AMD Ryzen Comment by Thrax 25 Feb
  • @primesuspect This RAM: https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B0134EW7G8/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1&sa-no-redirect=1 Set it to DDR4-2667 and plug in the suggested timings in the BIOS.
  • Even more amusing: I have a chrome addon that expands any image into its full dimensions (up to the resolution limit of the display). When I mouse over Linc's newly-minted plain avatar... it expands into his correct avatar. Chrome. No ad blocking…
    in Avatar problem Comment by Thrax 23 Feb
  • @primesuspect said: I do like the look (and the idea of silence) of the Swiftech H240X2. Hope they come out with an AM4 mounting kit soon. I might head in that direction. Looks like you're in luck: http://www.ocdrift.com/swiftech-releases…
  • Noctua NH-D15S is a bomb-ass air cooler. Or if you wanted to do an all-in-one water cooler, the Swiftech H240X2 is so good. If you want a slightly smaller air cooler, the Noctua NH-U14S is great. Ensure they support socket AM4. I know Noctua does…
  • @BuddyJ said: Most important question. How is it pronounced? Rye-zen? Risen? Raisin RYE-zen.
    in AMD Ryzen Comment by Thrax 23 Feb
  • Ohi. I hear you on the PSP, but it's never going away. DRM schemes that power Netflix, Amazon, and other protected content that's mega popular relies on it. Literally not possible to ship w/o TrustZone and sell well.
    in AMD Ryzen Comment by Thrax 23 Feb
  • @Gargoyle said: I'm mad I forgot to buy AMD stock when it was like $3. AyyMD. If only Ryzen didn't have a PSP, I would be soooo happy. By this do you mean platform security processor, or am I missing something?
    in AMD Ryzen Comment by Thrax 22 Feb
  • oh my god I can finally talk about this. This is a great day for me and, therefore, the world.
    in AMD Ryzen Comment by Thrax 22 Feb
  • ilvls updated for 7.1.5.
  • All the advertisements for advanced multiplayer games (e.g. Splatoon) thus far show four people with four consoles, or two people splitting the one controller pair for a casual game. They have not shown any multiplayer scenario where four people are…
  • But the gist is that everyone needs their own (Splatoon in the ad shows that) Switch, or their own $80 extra controllers.
  • @Tushon said: All the intensive multiplayer games, like Splatoon, show four people each with their own $300 unit. That's clearly not the same category as a traditional console. I'm not sure I agree with that, unless you're …
  • I've been thinking a lot about the Switch, and I think I'm finally able to put words to how it unsettles me. I will preface this by saying I think the Switch's marketing position is best for Nintendo. They are wildly successful/dominant in the handh…
  • @aspieRommel said: @NiGHTS said: @aspieRommel said: @NiGHTS said: Use the card, let the balance report to the credit bureaus, pay off immediately. It's important to note that if you're s…
  • * Never buy anything on credit that you could not afford to buy with cash right that very moment. * Interest rate doesn't matter if you always pay your card down to $0 at the end of the month like you should. You won't pay interest because there's …
  • This is my problem with all liquor. Any subtlety is just crushed by alcohol flavor on my palate. It sucks.