Everyone knows it's just the "4080 12GB" from a few months back rebranded. They couldn't call it a 4070 or they'd be admitting they screwed up, so they call it a 4070Ti and jack that performance level's price point up to where they still make nearly as much money. Imagine a mid-high end card... with a 192-bit bus. Eurgh. It makes my skin crawl.The 4770 Ti is like $800-1000 and humongous. Bummer.
He's talking about Linus Sebastian of Linus Tech Tips, a PC Gaming focused Youtube channel that seems to perpetually have infinite money and a staff that includes full on machinists and engineers and workshops dedicated to their craft. ddrueding was a big fan as well.
I wouldn't say I'm a fan, I find Linus himself pretty obnoxious and Anthony's about the only good thing about that channel anymore. But it's either that or the sometimes overly-negative snoozefest that's Gamer's Nexus. All of the other channels in the "techtubing" space are even worse.
The card I bought in particular is the MSI SuprimX, and has 3 massive 120(+)? fans and an absurdly large heatsink. The upside of the oversized cooling solution is that it is nearly silent. The downside is I'm suspending the weight using strings of zip-ties from the top of the case to prevent it from snapping the PCIe slot off the motherboard.I'd prefer a 2-fan card or one that is less than 10' long though it may not happen.
My power concerns are mainly about overloading the UPS.
Wouldn't a MAC give you the best power efficiency?
My display that does 23.75-30.5Hz and 47.5-60Hz was about $2500 a few years ago. I could not justify much more money than that for the 27' 2560 display. How is the 120Hz on TV any different from 120Hz on a computer, just because the intermediate frames are faked?There's a bit of a curve in this because there is no One True Display that has both extremely high refresh AND high color accuracy. You usually get one or other the other. Samsung hauls out weird high end displays that kinda-sorta do both for big trade shows, but then they use nonstandard ultra wide resolutions that aren't quite 4k and AFAIK those monitors never go on sale in the USA anyway.
The Dell Ultrasharp monitors I use seem to top out at 75Hz. That's good enough for me.
I'm sure we will eventually see that LG/Apple/Samsung/Dell super-monitor eventually, but it'll probably also cost $1500 or $2500 a pop and we'll all quietly go back to our regular $150 - $500/each guys until some of them come off business leases, and by then we'll probably have attainable 8k options as well.
The "soap opera effect" on TVs is usually called something like motion sync and it should basically be the first thing you turn off on any new TV.
Yeah, and at over $0.30 per kW/hr we can't afford to use a lot. Besides, I don't want a system that uses so much power it needs lots of loud fans to stay cool. Nice thing about my system is the entire box uses not much over 100 watts, even at full tilt. I don't even need case fans. The CPU temps never get past the low 60s. And unless I'm using a lot of CPU power, the system is inaudible, even from 1 foot away.I thought you lived in the city with plenty of electricity.
FWIW, my display supports 23.75-30.5 Hz, 47.5-61.0 Hz.
I'm not going to wear glasses when I'm on my computer