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    18th January 2018, 12:00 AM
    He was implying that it isn't Vega10 which is Vega64 ;-) I think a lot of people here believe Intel Vega M and Radeon Vega M discrete are the same...
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    17th January 2018, 06:45 PM
    $1000 ETH puts cards back in stock by Q2 timeframe. I'm thinking the current bounce back up to $1000 is temporary. People may be starting to open...
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    17th January 2018, 09:35 AM
    ^ this is pretty accurate for anything that is publicly broadcasted. The analysts that follow AMD full-time have a better idea around the crypto...
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    17th January 2018, 12:20 AM
    I disagree here - running undervolted increases profit margins by quite a bit when the hashrate picks up. If I mine Monero with Vega 64, I'll get...
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    16th January 2018, 09:16 AM
    perhaps semiconductor-related questions/answers ;-)
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    14th January 2018, 03:02 PM
    It will certainly drop 10-15% due to major market misunderstanding, but the actual affect on AMD should be minimal as they aren't getting more than...
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    14th January 2018, 10:32 AM
    Although that's possible, it's a lot less likely. If the biggest GPU-using coin stops using GPUs, then every other coin would get about 5-6x the...
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    13th January 2018, 03:41 PM
    All other coins mined by GPU combined likely add up to < 15% of Ethereum network. Ethereum ditching GPUs would certainly cause a flood to the...
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    12th January 2018, 11:41 PM
    I don't agree - if Microsoft released their Xbox One X and there was no PS4 Pro, I think it would have put Sony in a much more awkward position with...
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    12th January 2018, 04:52 PM
    If the current Ethereum price holds where it is... there's room for about 5 million more RX580 equivalent GPUs before people stop buying for crypto...
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    11th January 2018, 08:33 PM
    cduchesne replied to a thread Intel CPU design flaw in CPUs
    To clarify, this (40-50%) was directed toward etailers (amazon and newegg). This is a small amount (< 5-10%) of the entire desktop market. Of course...
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    10th January 2018, 06:38 PM
    With current memory and SSD inventory challenges, the cost of CPU is only a small portion of each server sale. If Intel discounts much more, the cost...
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    10th January 2018, 05:09 PM
    cduchesne replied to a thread AMD Navi on 7nm Information in GPUs
    Definitely not - was just pointing out that it wasn't something new (removing AMD from Radeon branding). I don't think it's clear to many people
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    10th January 2018, 04:28 PM
    cduchesne replied to a thread AMD Navi on 7nm Information in GPUs
    I am skeptical that the Vega M for Kaby Lake G is any different than the recently shown Vega M from AMD. IIRC the Vega M is connected to HBM2 which...
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    10th January 2018, 03:27 PM
    cduchesne replied to a thread Epyc CPU in CPUs
    This year's EPYC is probably going to remain unchanged and the same as last years due to amount of time/effort getting everything tested/validated...
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    10th January 2018, 10:03 AM
    cduchesne replied to a thread Intel CPU design flaw in CPUs
    I don't think any AMD CPU from the past 8 years was affected by the patches. Were you running any anti-virus software? Upgraded system without...
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    8th January 2018, 06:27 PM
    cduchesne replied to a thread AMD inside (Intel) in GPUs
    Only $80... that's an obvious upgrade. I like it
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    5th January 2018, 03:49 PM
    cduchesne replied to a thread Reliable AP's in Tech support
    I have 3 of the Ubiquiti APs wired around my house and they're pretty good. Not the same range as the top of the line netgear/asus/etc, but great...
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    3rd January 2018, 09:23 PM
    cduchesne replied to a thread Intel CPU design flaw in CPUs
    Even phoronix has put the spin both ways today...
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    3rd January 2018, 11:19 AM
    cduchesne replied to a thread Intel CPU design flaw in CPUs
    Wow that's amazing - I wonder who wrote this article.
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    3rd January 2018, 10:40 AM
    cduchesne replied to a thread Intel CPU design flaw in CPUs
    I agree and I apologize but the timing is still worth noting.
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    3rd January 2018, 10:00 AM
    cduchesne replied to a thread Intel CPU design flaw in CPUs
    edit - removed
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    3rd January 2018, 09:42 AM
    cduchesne replied to a thread Intel CPU design flaw in CPUs
    I wonder what kind of damage control is being prepared for all the Purch media sites... so far all have been quiet without even a single headline.
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    28th December 2017, 05:01 PM
    The mining aspect is driven less by speculation as the return on investment is pretty bad when compared to buying crypto currencies. If I think I am...
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    28th December 2017, 11:09 AM
    Video card sales for crypto plateaued 6 weeks ago when Ethereum was stuck at $400-450 range. It just wasn't worth investing in mining at the time due...
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    27th December 2017, 04:10 PM
    cduchesne replied to a thread WTF Intel? in CPUs
    Are you referring to a single package or the existing deployment of CPU and separate dGPU?
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    27th December 2017, 04:08 PM
    Couldn't agree more - I sold all my Ethereum over the past few months and hold zero of any crypto anymore. I certainly don't mind the easy returns I...
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    27th December 2017, 01:08 AM
    The main problems I've found with VR are related to comfort and image quality. I bought a Rift more than a year ago and haven't used it since last...
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    25th December 2017, 02:19 PM
    Merry Christmas everyone :)
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    24th December 2017, 12:00 PM
    Right now an RX580 will net you about $50-60/month after power draw, so it is still profitable, although with a limit due to gpu mining going away in...
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