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    Sticky: Asus ROG Strix 3070 - (with AutoCad, Google...

    Asus ROG Strix 3070 - (with AutoCad, Google Chrome, and Thunderbird email open in the background) - decently large residential model open in Revit = stayed steady around 3.1 GB usage. Opened the...
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    Sticky: I completely relate to how he's feeling....going...

    I completely relate to how he's feeling....going into a major hardware upgrade. This was me, just 3 or 4 months ago. This Forum, and the knowledge base, really helped!!

    I'm diving pretty deep into...
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    Sticky: As someone who did a TON of research - prior to...

    As someone who did a TON of research - prior to building my current machine - I'll add my thoughts..

    The new AMD's are benchmarking a slight bit faster than the Intel chips. However....it's all...
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    Another little update here.. As it may help...

    Another little update here.. As it may help others, looking at new hardware.

    The system - as noted - has been performing amazing! And I finally received my new 3000 series video card. My Asus ROG...
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    I cannot get over how 'bonkers' the whole video...

    I cannot get over how 'bonkers' the whole video card situation is. I can only imagine how challenging it must be for you, and other computer builders. My guy doesn't typically build a lot of custom...
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    Another little update... As mentioned, custom...

    Another little update...

    As mentioned, custom computer building (in the great cold North) is not for those with little patience. And I'm definitely in that group. It's been a LONG wait...but my...
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    Sticky: I hear ya Remis. And yeah....if I had a little...

    I hear ya Remis. And yeah....if I had a little time to wait, I'd totally wait for the AMD chip. And I appreciate you bringing it up. As this place (and yourself) helped me, significantly, in my...
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    I realized I haven't done an intro, since joining this Forum site. This has been a great learning source - so far - and I hope to scour more knowledge, as I work on my upgrading.

    I've been doing...
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    Sticky: I'm all for the technology battles - and get a...

    I'm all for the technology battles - and get a kick out the "War" that gets shown, on so many YouTube computer tech channels.. I often find, that the clear winner (if you're patient) is us, the...
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    Sticky: Too late... I guess my i9 10900k build will have...

    Too late...
    I guess my i9 10900k build will have to do. It's nearly ready (and I cannot WAIT.....as my current system is a complete slug..)

    As I've gotten heavily back into computers, and...
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    A little update here... I was finally able to...

    A little update here...

    I was finally able to find someone (fairly local) that can build me a custom system - without trying to push me to THEIR idea of what it should be..

    Here's the build......
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    Thanks again, for the continued education. I...

    Thanks again, for the continued education. I never would have questioned the PSU. I did think it was a bit high....but my limited knowledge on the subject had me not question it. I'll ask for a lower...
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    More valuable info!! I really appreciate this.. ...

    More valuable info!! I really appreciate this..

    Remis could not be MORE right!! Canada can be a giant 'tech' black hole. Both, with computer services, and prices...

    I'm really close to having...
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    Yes, I'm in Alberta, Canada. Which is 'sometimes'...

    Yes, I'm in Alberta, Canada. Which is 'sometimes' the equivalent of living on Mars - for accessing current technology, at anything that's a reasonable price...

    That's why I'm afraid to give up my...
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    I agree. I'm definitely motivated to get a new...

    I agree. I'm definitely motivated to get a new system. The one I'm currently using is quite glitchy....and needs to be retired. But I'm not going to be pushed into getting something I don't...
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    That's a good idea. Either a 3070, or a used...

    That's a good idea. Either a 3070, or a used 2080Ti.

    The reason I try to think of the (possible) scenario, for down the road, is because I tend to not go looking for upgrades - once I have a...
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    Yeah, I hear ya with the "because I want it"...

    Yeah, I hear ya with the "because I want it" statement...lol. For me, it's more a case of...."hrmm....I want to make sure I get what I'll 'need' now - but also have the horsepower for 'something' I...
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    Again.... you fine folks have convinced me. Or...

    Again.... you fine folks have convinced me. Or rather, made me look deeper into the tech, and see for myself. I'm definitely going to request a i9 10900k. And a decent motherboard, to match.

    But...
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    This is the wild thing about this...

    This is the wild thing about this decision....haha. I've looked in so many places, to see what's recommended. The systems you guys are recommending, seem like gamer setups. Which I have no interest...
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    Grade my Hardware...

    Hi,

    I'm looking to get a brand new computer system built - and I'd like some feedback. Mostly to see if I'm completely out to lunch, or if I'm on the right track. The amount of 'info' out there,...
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