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by Apoptosis
Tue Nov 13, 2018 8:54 am
Forum: Legit Reviews Review Forum
Topic: Intel Core i9-9980XE Extreme Edition Processor Review
Replies: 0
Views: 18

Intel Core i9-9980XE Extreme Edition Processor Review

Last month, Intel announced the "Basin Falls Refresh" for their Core X-Series HEDT processors. Seven new parts were announced with the flagship of the series being the Intel Core i9-9980XE 18-core, 36-thread processor that is the successor to the Intel Core i9-7980XE 18-core, 36-thread pro...
by Apoptosis
Wed Nov 07, 2018 10:31 am
Forum: General Computer Forum
Topic: APC Back-UPS 550 Finally Giving Scream of Death After 7 Years
Replies: 9
Views: 269

Re: APC Back-UPS 550 Finally Giving Scream of Death After 7 Years

Talked with APC a bit and they are game for sending some models out for review. Thinking about going with the BR1500MS for the office as it has some nice features like SineWave and USB Type-C charge ports. It's 900W and runs just under $190 on Amazon . Then I'm also going to ask for BE600M1 as I thi...
by Apoptosis
Tue Nov 06, 2018 12:30 pm
Forum: Legit Reviews Review Forum
Topic: Toshiba XG6 1TB NVMe SSD Review Featuring 96-layer 3D TLC NAND
Replies: 0
Views: 191

Toshiba XG6 1TB NVMe SSD Review Featuring 96-layer 3D TLC NAND

Today we are going to take a quick look at the Toshiba XG6, which is a mainstream PCIe NVMe series of SSDs that is aimed at the OEM market. We generally don’t review OEM SSDs since they can’t be purchased in the retail market, but we are making an exception for this drive. The Toshiba XG6 is the fir...
by Apoptosis
Tue Nov 06, 2018 12:27 pm
Forum: General Computer Forum
Topic: New system
Replies: 50
Views: 4937

Re: New system

send me an e-mail or give me a call.
by Apoptosis
Tue Nov 06, 2018 9:42 am
Forum: General Computer Forum
Topic: New system
Replies: 50
Views: 4937

Re: New system

Do you know what those are even measuring? Those look like random board temperature points. Likely VRM or something. Might want to e-mail Gigabyte with a full report from the application and ask what the temperature readings are actually measuring. That board has "Smart Fan 5 features 5 Tempera...
by Apoptosis
Tue Nov 06, 2018 9:37 am
Forum: General Computer Forum
Topic: APC Back-UPS 550 Finally Giving Scream of Death After 7 Years
Replies: 9
Views: 269

Re: APC Back-UPS 550 Finally Giving Scream of Death After 7 Years

Wow, those are pretty good prices at Best Buy for the 650VA. Amazon wants $74 and Walmart wants $72.

techbatterysolutions.com Wants $31 shipped for a new battery... So, $31 to put a new battery in or ~$70 after tax to buy a new model... ugh
by Apoptosis
Mon Nov 05, 2018 10:31 am
Forum: Legit Reviews Review Forum
Topic: Corsair Hydro H100i RGB Platinum CPU Cooler Review
Replies: 5
Views: 447

Re: Corsair Hydro H100i RGB Platinum CPU Cooler Review

camaroguy1998 wrote:Thanks for the review Apop!
Your timing is spot on!
viewtopic.php?f=30&t=46668&p=226097#p226097


Nice, let me know what you go with! I hope to have the Hydro X here soon!
by Apoptosis
Mon Nov 05, 2018 10:07 am
Forum: General Computer Forum
Topic: Replacing wireless card in C700 laptop
Replies: 6
Views: 1523

Re: Replacing wireless card in C700 laptop

Ever get it out? I got a pile of old Wifi cards here that you can try... Intel, Killer, Broadcom
by Apoptosis
Mon Nov 05, 2018 10:06 am
Forum: General Computer Forum
Topic: New system
Replies: 50
Views: 4937

Re: New system

Not trying to be a dick...

Have you counted standoffs and made sure there is a screw used for each? Some cases have standoffs in locations not drilled out on the board.

Also, I'm offering again to send you out a brand new board in the box if you'd like to try a second board.
by Apoptosis
Mon Nov 05, 2018 10:03 am
Forum: General Computer Forum
Topic: APC Back-UPS 550 Finally Giving Scream of Death After 7 Years
Replies: 9
Views: 269

APC Back-UPS 550 Finally Giving Scream of Death After 7 Years

Anyone bought a UPS lately? I have an APC Back-UPS 550 that I bought roughly 7 years ago that has a failing battery (came home today to the alarm sounding). I don't feel like sinking ~$50 into it for a battery as I only paid about $80 for it new. I see the new UPS models have "Pure Sinewave&quo...
by Apoptosis
Fri Nov 02, 2018 6:16 am
Forum: Legit Reviews Review Forum
Topic: Corsair Hydro H100i RGB Platinum CPU Cooler Review
Replies: 5
Views: 447

Re: Corsair Hydro H100i RGB Platinum CPU Cooler Review

nice! I wish they would start to include the ability to add a gpu line on. I never understood why they dont sell them with a splitter or even dual pumps and have a code inside that you can order the gpu block you need. Seems like a win win for everyone involved as I imagine most people that would b...
by Apoptosis
Thu Nov 01, 2018 3:40 pm
Forum: Legit Reviews Review Forum
Topic: Corsair Hydro H100i RGB Platinum CPU Cooler Review
Replies: 5
Views: 447

Corsair Hydro H100i RGB Platinum CPU Cooler Review

Earlier this year our friends over at Corsair released three new all-in-one liquid CPU coolers with the “Pro” series and today they are introducing two brand new models in the “Platinum” series. The two new models are the Corsair Hydro Series H100i RGB PLATINUM and H115i RGB PLATINUM. The model that...
by Apoptosis
Mon Oct 29, 2018 3:31 pm
Forum: Legit Deals
Topic: HP EX900 500GB M.2 NVMe SSD for $89.99
Replies: 0
Views: 585

HP EX900 500GB M.2 NVMe SSD for $89.99

Not a bad price at all - https://www.ebay.com/itm/HP-EX900-M-2-5 ... 1616464201

Comes out being $0.18 per GB.

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by Apoptosis
Mon Oct 29, 2018 5:19 am
Forum: Legit Reviews Review Forum
Topic: EVGA GeForce RTX 2080 XC Ultra Graphics Card Review
Replies: 0
Views: 447

EVGA GeForce RTX 2080 XC Ultra Graphics Card Review

If you are looking for an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 graphics card for your gaming PC the folks over at EVGA have you covered. EVGA has built eight different RTX 2080 models to pick from. Today we are taking a quick look at the EVGA GeForce RTX 2080 XC Ultra Gaming graphics card that falls in the middl...
by Apoptosis
Thu Oct 25, 2018 10:44 am
Forum: Legit Reviews Review Forum
Topic: Redshift Benchmark GPU Render Times with GeForce RTX 2070, 2080 & 2080 Ti
Replies: 0
Views: 314

Redshift Benchmark GPU Render Times with GeForce RTX 2070, 2080 & 2080 Ti

Today we will be taking a look at GPU performance in Redshift. Redshift claims to be the world’s fastest biased renderer and is used by many professionals. Read on to see how over 12 different NVIDIA GeForce GTX and RTX card configurations perform in Redshift. http://www.legitreviews.com/wp-content/...
by Apoptosis
Tue Oct 23, 2018 11:24 am
Forum: Legit Reviews Review Forum
Topic: ASUS ROG STRIX RTX 2080 Ti OC Edition Review
Replies: 0
Views: 312

ASUS ROG STRIX RTX 2080 Ti OC Edition Review

ASUS currently has three NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti graphics card models on the market today. They have the Turbo Edition that has a blower style GPU cooler that boosts up to 1560MHz, a dual-fan OC edition that boosts up to 1650MHz and then you have the flagship ROG STRIX model with three fans that ...
by Apoptosis
Fri Oct 19, 2018 4:12 pm
Forum: Legit Reviews Review Forum
Topic: Intel Core i9-9900K CPU Review
Replies: 1
Views: 422

Intel Core i9-9900K CPU Review

The Intel Core i9-9900K 8-Core, 16-Thread LGA1151 95W desktop processor that was announced earlier this month is finally something you can walk into a store today and purchase! It’s certainly been a long and weird road to get to this point, but here we are. Let's take a look at the benchmarks! http:...
by Apoptosis
Tue Oct 16, 2018 7:51 am
Forum: Legit Reviews Review Forum
Topic: EVGA GeForce RTX 2070 XC Gaming Graphics Card Review
Replies: 0
Views: 486

EVGA GeForce RTX 2070 XC Gaming Graphics Card Review

The NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 graphics cards starts shipping tomorrow and we are allowed to post our benchmark review today. This is NVIDIA’s newest mid-range enthusiast graphics card that should be widely available in the $499 to $599 price range. Just like more expensive NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 and ...
by Apoptosis
Wed Oct 10, 2018 6:31 am
Forum: Legit Reviews Review Forum
Topic: HyperX Savage EXO SSD External Portable Drive Review
Replies: 3
Views: 849

Re: HyperX Savage EXO SSD External Portable Drive Review

yeah, thankfully it's not tough to be honest for me. It's a great drive, but it's just slower than most all portable SSDs on the market and suffers from a tiny SLC cache. It flat out needs to be lower than the others and it can be with the buying power and sales figures that Kingston has. Kingston l...
by Apoptosis
Fri Oct 05, 2018 9:05 am
Forum: Legit Reviews Review Forum
Topic: HyperX Savage EXO SSD External Portable Drive Review
Replies: 3
Views: 849

HyperX Savage EXO SSD External Portable Drive Review

Today we’ll be taking a look at the HyperX Savage EXO, which is one of the newest USB 3.1 Gen 2 portable SSDs on the market. Inside, HyperX went with a SATA III drive powered by the Marvell 88SS1074 controller paired with 64-layer 3D TLC NAND Flash. This combination allows the HyperX Savage EXO seri...

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