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  1. I've been eyeballing this Patriot Viper Steel 16GB (2 x 8GB) 288-Pin DDR4 SDRAM DDR4 4400 (PC4 35200) memory kit for about 2 months. I want to replace my test system memory. It has slowly gone down in price. For the Ryzen Platform it is overkill but It can easily be tweaked to 3800 CL14. The only retail kit that can do this is the G.SKill NEO 3800 and costs about $100 more. If you don't care about RGB lights, this is a steal. I'm sure other kits can do DDR4 3800 CL14, but they all cost more. Best I can do with my G.SKill Ripjaw V 3200 is 3800 CL16 @ 1.42v or 4266 CL19 and that kit still costs more! I'll find out in a few days how plug and play these are. But considering its high binned Samsung-B die, I cannot see this being a problem. It might even boot to 4400 on the ASUS 570X ROG Crosshair Hero. We will see... Edit: For those gamers, from the tests i've ran, 3000 to 3800 has little impact on FPS. Mostly within margin of error. Above 3800 the FLCK ratio breaks and a latency penalty is introduced. I haven't done much testing on this part. I'm hoping to get a article out by the end of the year. Nothing ground breaking as other people have already done similar tests. ****Seems like a price hike to $179. I wouldn't pay more than $150. I thought it was good deal when I bought them for $124***
  2. Sorry I misunderstood. So I never had it fully lock up. Usually the within a minute of seeing errors I have already restarted the computer and back into the BIOS.
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    hepa stuff in Task Manager

    Nah, mine has 92 things running in the background.
  4. Well it seems like you are using the older Memtest 4.3 or lower. The new one is a all black, runs in UEFI mode and has small red error messages. I think it is just a matter of having it boot into UEFI version instead. Both work, just the newer ones does the test much faster. But yeah red errors means it found faults in the test. Usually you don't just get one, but hundreds as the memory (or memory controller) isn't stable.
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    M.2 Drives Compare

    No, M.2 is the interface (socket). It can be keyed for B, M or both https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M.2#/media/File:M2_Edge_Connector_Keying.svg
  6. Glad you found it useful. I always recommend it for the simple reason it doesn't boot into windows. A lot of the time errors either show up at 1:40 minute mark or around 7~. It is really rare (for me) to get a error further down the line. Usually the errors at the end of the test will show up when the program is running the sleep mode tests. So if you are lazy. if you get to the 7 minute mark, stop the test and make the changes you want. Only when I am really settled in I will run a full test.
  7. Haha yes. That's how I feel everytime windows boots! I didnt do a memtest this time, but I am confident 3200 CL14 was fine since all the sub timmings were fairly lose. On a side note 1201 BIOS let me boot(ish) FCLK 1933 now. Didnt play around with it much. Just surpised it worked at all.
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    Corsair HX1000

    Yeah you can use the same PCIE PEG cable for both connectors on the card. The capacitors on the cable is for lowering the current ripple. I dont know if it jonnyguru or another site did this, but removing the capacitor brought the ripple up 30 mv. So its to make the power supply better.
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    Blender Benchmark

    It works on my other computer. Just to make sure you are downloading the Open Benchmark right? https://opendata.blender.org/
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    Blender Benchmark

    Hmmm. I will try it on my other computer and see what happens. That has a fresh copy of Windows 10.
  11. I have a 64GB 3733 Kit I can try. F4-3733C17Q-64GTZKK Trident Z DDR4-3733MHz CL17-19-19-39 1.35V 64GB (4x16GB) On the MSI MPG Gaming Edge, it wouldn't post with XMP and barely started @ 2666. I think MSI and ASUS have both drastically improved memory comparability. So i'll pop them into the ASUS X570 Crosshair Hero and see what happens. X570 really didn't like any Dual Rank sticks (1, 2 4 configuration) last I tried in October. Edit: It wouldn't boot at all with 1001 BIOS. Flashed to the newest 1201 and I can get 3333 max. I could not get 3400 to boot with just 2 sticks either. I think if I played around with it enough, I probably could get 3600. Leave 16GB Dimms to Threadripper and Intel chips
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    bios flash rx 470 is a problem?

    Well if you decrease the stock frequency this will lower the FPS. If you overclock too far, it will introduce errors and lower the FPS (or crash). Most 470, 480 top out around 1350mhz. 570, 580 1400mhz and 590 1650mhz. When you undervolt, my best guess is the temperature goes down, which gives a overall higher boost clock speed.
  13. Since the price went up because B-Die is discontinued I found two more kits that are probably also Samsung B-Die. $160 is still $200 less than G.Skill or Corsair. Team T-Force XTREEM 16GB (2 x 8GB) 288-Pin DDR4 SDRAM DDR4 4500 (PC4 36000) Desktop Memory Model TXKD416G4500HC18EDC01 $190 Thermaltake TOUGHRAM RGB Memory DDR4 4400MHz 16GB (8GB x 2) R009D408GX2-4400C19A $160
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    Need Some Athlon Xp 2800+ Info?.

    Im pretty sure I killed a 2000 XP because it doesn't have thermal throttling. I also know someone who cracked the die putting a heatsink on. Ahh this brings me back to my teenage years. I was 12-13 or something around that when I got a that CPU. Took a whole summer of work to buy it.
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    Need Some Athlon Xp 2800+ Info?.

    I thought you had to have a shim or draw on it with a pencil to unlock those chips.
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    2020 OCC Review Game Benchmarks Poll

    Okay I lied XFX RX 5700 XT THICC III Ultra and Palit GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER GamingPro have been retested with the newest drivers (late December), plus BF5 and RDR2 is added. Haven't removed anything yet, but things are coming this year. AMD 5600 XT is already announced. *Update 1/16/2020 PowerColor Red Devil RX 5700 is updated now
  17. Hey Everyone! We are nearing 2020 and I am working on updating some of the video card benchmarks and I want people's thoughts. What games would you like to see in future video card reviews? Also how about what do you think is a throwaway in the current set. It current takes 7-9 hours to benchmark a single card. It consists of about 80 benchmark runs in total (for each card) just to give a idea of the time invested needed to make all these charts. Here is what is being currently used: Ashes of Singularity Borderlands 3 Call of Duty F1 2019 Far Cry 5 Ghost Recon GTA 5 Metro Exodus Civilization 6 Shadow Tomb Raider Division 2 I made a list of some popular titles to pick from. You have something not on the list, pick Other and list it below. Thanks!
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    Blender Benchmark

    Tried running at Admin?
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    Blender Benchmark

    Yeah it could be some MS .Net stuff, C++ or something like that. But I think Windows 10 has .Net 4.5 built in.
  20. I need to get myself a i9-9900K. Looks at that Latency! Wanna trade
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    Blender Benchmark

    Hmm.. After the 2.81 download step, then it asks what benchmarks you want to run. After pressing next step again, Downloading the benchmark took a few minutes but it had a progress bar. Next step it will ask if you want to do video card or CPU benchmark.
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    Blender Benchmark

    I downloaded it from from the link Braegnok provided. Works fine.
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    Corsair HX1000

    I hate buying new stuff too if i can avoid it, but really even best PSU only last so long. I thnk Corsair and Seasonic have 10 year warranty on the top models. Glad you got something on sale. I think your computer will pull around 500-500 under heavy load.
  24. Well for DDR4-3000, you should be able to set the XMP and go. Its low enough speeds that it won't need a voltage bump on the FCLK or SOC. But I see now your whole post is about installing the newest BIOS. which I highly recommend.
  25. I'm pretty sure your memory is Hynix ICs A-Die. Highest retail kit i've seen is 3333. So 3600 is really unlikely even with really lose timings. I don't think this has to do with "features" simply, your memory is not rated for those speeds and no retail kit exist that uses Hynix at 3600. Even overclocking it yourself manually, its not going to give good results.