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  1. But, yes, we digress. I'll let others say if...

    But, yes, we digress.

    I'll let others say if any groundbreaking tech is coming down the pike for PSU.
  2. It is one factor. It is the single factor that...

    It is one factor.
    It is the single factor that gets the most press...

    It may indeed be the dominant factor, but the irony is how little people really understand, or care to understand the...
  3. Yeah, no. Heat that is trapped on the earth is...

    Yeah, no.
    Heat that is trapped on the earth is retained heat, regardless of the reason.
    If the heat is reflected out...from white sand in a desert, it goes back into space....if it is trapped in a...
  4. Yes, I was talking the total energy loss....say...

    Yes, I was talking the total energy loss....say from a fuel...say compare a ICE auto to electric.

    Your source claims 65% in generation, another "About 6% 2% in transmission and 4% in...
  5. Yeah, I understand. Diminishing returns is...

    Yeah, I understand.

    Diminishing returns is exactly what I see....to the point of absurdity.

    There is a reason this site and forum is nearly dead....the entire PC enthusiast community came to...
  6. So, This is where I get triggered. Once you...

    So,

    This is where I get triggered.
    Once you get into the mid 90% efficiency....where exactly do you think the next major leap in advancement is going to come from?
    A quick internet search show...
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    Yeah, I know....powering up and down is actually...

    Yeah, I know....powering up and down is actually harder than not.

    But...most of my kit lasts 10 years or more....often to the point of complete obsolescence.

    Yeah, it would be great if it were...
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    Not for me, the first thing I do with windows is...

    Not for me, the first thing I do with windows is disable all the BS sleep mode settings.

    When I am using a computer, I want it ON...not shutting down and sleeping every time I look away for a...
  9. Told you...IDK about how they carry power, but...

    Told you...IDK about how they carry power, but they bend like no ones business. :D
  10. you are responding to an obvious spam...

    you are responding to an obvious spam re-animation of a zombie thread.

    Interesting or not, you should not enable these types of spam attacks.
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    Everything in balance and reason. You change...

    Everything in balance and reason.

    You change the brakes on your car...it does not invalidate the engine warranty.

    Yeah, as I mentioned, soldering gluing and welding certainly make it more...
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    Yeah, I can assure you that the warranty will be...

    Yeah, I can assure you that the warranty will be voided.

    You can claim that anything is serviceable....but if the company welds, seals, or glues the assembly together....and puts stickers on the...
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    Yes and they solder the ssd also. The...

    Yes and they solder the ssd also.

    The application is similar, you are making a "permanent" bonding....which happens to involve amalgamating metals together.

    I have no doubt that it is...
  14. Thread: Best 1000w PSU?

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    Always a word game. "best" can mean better...

    Always a word game.

    "best" can mean better than the rest, but also to a meaningless standard.

    Most appropriate, value for money, greatest utility, greatest return on investment.....are all...
  15. Thread: Best 1000w PSU?

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    zzz. Why would you not read reviews and then...

    zzz.

    Why would you not read reviews and then ask for advice from a review site?
    Kind of an obvious oxymoron don't you think?

    Anyway, listing the top few is pointless since availability is...
  16. Yeah, I took a long break myself. I was...

    Yeah, I took a long break myself.

    I was running a 10 year old laptop as my desktop replacement.

    SSD, memory upgrades (Lenovo W530...so had slots) and high speed internet were all much more...
  17. yeah, I was talking longish term...5-10 years. ...

    yeah, I was talking longish term...5-10 years.

    But the tipping points tend to move faster than you expect.

    Intel, and AMD do a great deal of server business...

    Arm is very close...once they...
  18. secret sauce for sure. Look up infinity fabric...

    secret sauce for sure.
    Look up infinity fabric for AMD and the bus design for Ryzen and EPYC / Threadripper is discussed.

    Intel is going to chiplet design, but AMD has many years jump on them.
    ...
  19. I still think you are missing the concept....the...

    I still think you are missing the concept....the rate of failure of silicon could be quite high (it isn't, this a very mature process node for tscm) and since you test the parts before assembly, you...
  20. https://www.notebookcheck.net/AMD-says-chiplet-des...

    https://www.notebookcheck.net/AMD-says-chiplet-design-can-cut-costs-by-more-than-half.454676.0.html

    google will help you find quick pictures to illustrate concept.

    since testing is done before...
  21. Actually, I think it is much more complex now. ...

    Actually, I think it is much more complex now.

    AMD has gone to chiplet design...hence they are not merely cutting off sections, they do not exist.

    The binning takes place before assembly....yes...
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    To OP, you are light on memory and SSD space. If...

    To OP, you are light on memory and SSD space.
    If you are going to be maxing out 16 cores, you need the memory to match.

    The sweet spot is definitely 32 GB for the work loads you describe if not...
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    depends on what you are/were looking for; Single...

    depends on what you are/were looking for;
    Single core performance improvement is extreme...best generation improvement from either AMD or INTEL in decades.

    If you were looking for improvement in...
  24. Well, it looks like MASK should have taken my...

    Well, it looks like MASK should have taken my offer....I was off by a few weeks.

    Worldwide launch of complete line on NOV 5th.

    Later than I thought...but you can get the 16 core ....which I...
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    There are some threads here on the difference bt....

    There are some threads here on the difference bt. peak demand and continuous/ Average load.

    When you look at a Kill-a-watt, you are looking at the average load after the PSU, MB, Graphics card,...
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