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Forum: Intel 08-30-2018, 06:19 PM
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Posted By polonyc2
this is good news until the next vulnerability is...

this is good news until the next vulnerability is disclosed...apparently there are more security vulnerabilities on the way which Intel has not yet disclosed...
Forum: General Hardware 08-24-2018, 08:24 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 620
Posted By polonyc2
October 1st is the rumored date Intel is set to...

October 1st is the rumored date Intel is set to launch the 9000 series
Forum: General Hardware 08-24-2018, 07:19 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 620
Posted By polonyc2
Re: new system build/help/advice

thanks for the heads up...I need to look into this further...maybe even switch to one of the Gigabyte boards
Forum: General Hardware 08-24-2018, 04:06 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 620
Posted By polonyc2
nice system you built for your friend!...the Asus...

nice system you built for your friend!...the Asus Strix board I am planning on getting has two m.2 slots...the first one is in a much better area then the second in terms of heat...

I agree that...
Forum: General Hardware 08-24-2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 620
Posted By polonyc2
Z390 is for the 9000 series...at least this time...

Z390 is for the 9000 series...at least this time Intel will actually allow users to upgrade without having to buy a new motherboard...one of the good things about AMD is that they support their...
Forum: General Hardware 08-23-2018, 09:10 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 620
Posted By polonyc2
why not just go for 3200?...a lot of articles...

why not just go for 3200?...a lot of articles I've read online call 3200 the sweet spot in terms of performance
Forum: General Hardware 08-23-2018, 05:16 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 620
Posted By polonyc2
the G.Skill seems to have better timings and 14...

the G.Skill seems to have better timings and 14 latency compared to 16 latency on the Corsair...

G.Skill Ripjaws V
G.SKILL Ripjaws V Series 16GB Desktop Memory Model F4-3200C14D-16GVK -...
Forum: General Hardware 08-23-2018, 03:56 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 620
Posted By polonyc2
I've always preferred G.Skill Ripjaws but always...

I've always preferred G.Skill Ripjaws but always heard great things about Corsair memory...maybe I should consider this...

CORSAIR Dominator Platinum 16GB Memory Kit Model CMD16GX4M2B3200C16 -...
Forum: General Hardware 08-23-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 620
Posted By polonyc2
what made you decide on Corsair memory?...did you...

what made you decide on Corsair memory?...did you consider G.Skill?
Forum: General Hardware 08-23-2018, 03:01 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 620
Posted By polonyc2
it's a $150 difference...if they were around the...

it's a $150 difference...if they were around the same price I would probably go with the NVMe but since it's that much of a difference I think I'm going to stick with the 860 EVO 1TB SATA3...plus...
Forum: General Hardware 08-23-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 620
Posted By polonyc2
it definitely takes a lot of planning and...

it definitely takes a lot of planning and research before building a PC

I'm thinking about adding a Creative Sound BlasterX AE-5 to my build...so since the video card would be using all 16 lanes...
Forum: General Hardware 08-23-2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 620
Posted By polonyc2
if I wanted to add a PWM fan splitter, would this...

if I wanted to add a PWM fan splitter, would this be the right one to get?

Rosewill Case Fan Splitter Cable, PWM Cable Splitter Duplicator, Case Fan Power Duplicator Converter, Dual Case Fan Power...
Forum: General Hardware 08-23-2018, 12:15 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 620
Posted By polonyc2
you really went all out with your system!...nice...

you really went all out with your system!...nice job!

I thought the PCIe lanes would only be a problem if you're doing multiple GPU's in SLI
Forum: General Hardware 08-23-2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 620
Posted By polonyc2
are you planning on upgrading to the 9900K/9700K?

are you planning on upgrading to the 9900K/9700K?
Forum: General Hardware 08-23-2018, 11:36 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 620
Posted By polonyc2
you still have your OLED?...I bought an LG C7...

you still have your OLED?...I bought an LG C7 OLED last year...amazing picture quality especially with native 4K Dolby Vision content
Forum: General Hardware 08-23-2018, 11:23 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 620
Posted By polonyc2
I spent a ton of time last night researching case...

I spent a ton of time last night researching case fans...I think I've finally narrowed it down to 2 choices...I'm leaning towards the Silent Wings 3 as I've read reports about the Corsair being a bit...
Forum: General Hardware 08-22-2018, 09:03 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 620
Posted By polonyc2
these are the Corsair fans you previously...

these are the Corsair fans you previously used?...which ones are you using now?

https://www.amazon.com/Corsair-Premium-Magnetic-Levitation-CO-9050045-WW/dp/B01G5I6O4Q?th=1
Forum: General Hardware 08-22-2018, 08:19 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 620
Posted By polonyc2
the site is a bit buggy...whenever I hit the...

the site is a bit buggy...whenever I hit the 'submit reply' button it hangs for 10-20 seconds before posting...Sandog was always a hardcore tech guy so I doubt his interest in computers has gone...
Forum: General Hardware 08-22-2018, 07:42 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 620
Posted By polonyc2
good to see you still here Peter!...sad to hear...

good to see you still here Peter!...sad to hear that more long time members left...hopefully they left on good terms...the 9700K is rumored to come out in October so I may wait as well...but it's...
Forum: General Hardware 08-22-2018, 07:08 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 620
Posted By polonyc2
Re: new system build/help/advice

did something happen to drive the others away?...I thought Sandog would be here forever...I'm shocked Jim left
Forum: General Hardware 08-22-2018, 05:24 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 620
Posted By polonyc2
Re: new system build/help/advice

where is everyone?...even the former regulars no longer post here as much- JimTram, Skully etc?
Forum: General Hardware 08-22-2018, 04:59 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 620
Posted By polonyc2
Re: new system build/help/advice

thanks for the help and information!...good to see you still around here on ABX!
Forum: Intel 08-22-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 281
Posted By polonyc2
Re: Intel might drop hyperthreading

but rumors are that next gen consoles will have 8 core support...and since most PC games are pretty much console ports it stands to reason that in the near future more cores will make a bigger...
Forum: General Hardware 08-22-2018, 04:35 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 620
Posted By polonyc2
Re: new system build/help/advice

I think using an NVMe M.2 like the one I linked below doesn't remove any of the SATA ports...it's only if using a SATA M.2 drive

SAMSUNG 970 EVO M.2 2280 1TB PCIe Gen3. X4, NVMe 1.3 64L V-NAND...
Forum: Intel 08-22-2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 281
Posted By polonyc2
Re: Intel might drop hyperthreading

so the 9700K should still be an excellent enthusiast/gamer CPU even with hyperthreading disabled?
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