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Crazy video card pricing 2021-2022

Discussion in 'Video Cards & Monitors' started by Slug69, Mar 16, 2021.

  1. SnooP-WiggleS

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  2. nope

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    noice if it was an aio and i needed a psu id do it good buy thx

    meanwhile
     
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  3. The Beast

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    Yup!
     
  4. Elchupacabraj

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    I don't think the article I posted earlier mentioned that gigabyte originally took the idea and just ran with it, sounds a bit dodgy :lol:

    Though, I don't know if I'd label it "physical DRM" given that the individual items likely aren't accessible via retail channels, seems more akin to an SI, complete with the shitty case, where proprietary motherboards aren't uncommon but it includes the GPU now, so it's one less part that's harder to harvest, so nobody should ever buy this.
     
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  5. OJR

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    I don't know if that's cool AF or stupid AF.
     
  6. Elchupacabraj

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    I think it's both, gigabytes execution leans towards the stupid AF side.
     
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  7. OJR

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    Yeah the more of the video I watch, the more Gigashat it gets...
    EDIT: 3/4 of the way through and it's a complete dumpster fire.
     
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  8. OJR

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    Lol, maybe these companies need to embark on Project Nope - "cooler with zipties 3k industrials 12cm x2 and a fan header adapter" :lol:
     
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  10. Sankari

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    I like the stealth trend, makes it a lot easier to build your own smooth looking rig without spending a fortune on specialised cables and cases.
     
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    Aww my rant got deleted can't remember what I said something about this stupid stripped wires from cases and engine bays looking like manscaped body hairless manly grooming dunno wtf this cable less stuff is about like somehow they think cables are ugly? I think their dope got my first used cablemod kit off here and loved it.

    I don't have any problems with 2022 proclivities last 2 years of insanity cured me of that lol.

    I do have a problem with non atx standards tho
    E-atx I kinda get those big x570 boards are dope in their own stupid overkill way but this Atx-s(tealth) seems to be creating a problem for a solution.
    Ltt brought up some good points and bad
    2011 patent getting picked up a decade later. Cool I like when companies try new things even if they don't work out
    The bad as he also pointed out was there is barely any adherence to atx standards let alone whatever is going on here
     
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    Aussie company Singularity Computers did this a while ago with their powerboard concept. Drastically shortens the cable runs and in theory can be adapted to a lot of different cases (if demand is there).

    [​IMG]
     
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    yeh. pretty neat designs. probably relatively expensive but I enjoy his attention to detail.

    bit of a craftsman. and some proprietary design as well. if i had the dollars i'd enjoy that sort of thing.

    for me...cardboard?



    lol

    but seriously, could probably come up with something clever without needing a gazillion dollar 3d printer, or a metal working workshop.
     
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    This is nice, but it's still a highly expensive niche product. I want to see boards with built in cable concealment. It's easy, and does not need to cost much.

    I should not have to spend US$300 for the privilege of hiding my cables.
     
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    Remember when cables had LEDs on them and where considered cool? God I hate RGB cableless trend I never look at my pcs insides unless I'm working on it
     
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    Have I got a product for you!

    [​IMG]
     
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    I had that monitor, was the ducks nuts back in the day.
     
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    Ahh the good old turbo button, turned fucking slow into slightly less slow in a single press..
     
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    See those Cambridge Soundworks PC speakers? Thats what I run on my main PC. Nothing, and I mean nothing, comes close to how good they sound - especially with their original subwoofer as well.
     

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