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    ROG Guru: Gold Belt Array Menthol PC Specs
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    New Hardware release's

    Starting to get that new hardware itch
    Nvidia Turing dropping real soon, all recent leaks show it's going to be a killer, been a while waiting for new GPU's, to bad AMD still has nothing to compete
    Intel 9900K and Z390, 5.0 out of the box, soldered heat spreader again, hell yes
    Intel Coffee Lake X also coming soon, revised X299 boards along with it, paired with RTX 2080ti's, WooHoo

    I was kind of excited about AMD's 32 core CPU's but waiting for Intel's response

    Exciting end of the year for hardware, if tariffs don't increase prices by 25%

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    Hey Menthol !

    Yep I'm hyped to see the new gpu's myself, RT = Ray Tracing which from what I've seen will do better with lighting in games. It's supposedly more demanding than rasterization so let's hope to see a "killer" performance increase.

    I expect the RTX 2080 to do 4k 60FPS in pretty much any title except new games with Ray Tracing.

    I see the RTX 2080 and 2080 Ti will be available in August.

    https://wccftech.com/nvidia-geforce-...u-pcb-exposed/

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    I've still got another 6 months or so on NVIDIA part leasing, lol. But I suppose those specs could justify me getting "just one" GPU card upgrade.

    Although the hype is always hyped. Maybe better to wait out the first wave (again) and see how the new toys really pan out in practice.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Menthol View Post
    Starting to get that new hardware itch
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    I'm kind of wondering if RTX cards will really be worth it out of the gate though. How many things actually use ray tracing? Eventually we'll see a lot but I'm dubious of the short term. And yeah they'll have standard cores but how much improvement there? Basically I'd go for it if you give me ray tracing for free on top of an improved GTX base card.
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    enny one know how this nvlink will be justified on a gaming pc?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Menthol View Post

    I was kind of excited about AMD's 32 core CPU's but waiting for Intel's response
    That will be an expensive response.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Menthol View Post
    Starting to get that new hardware itch
    Nvidia Turing dropping real soon, all recent leaks show it's going to be a killer, been a while waiting for new GPU's, to bad AMD still has nothing to compete
    Intel 9900K and Z390, 5.0 out of the box, soldered heat spreader again, hell yes
    Intel Coffee Lake X also coming soon, revised X299 boards along with it, paired with RTX 2080ti's, WooHoo

    I was kind of excited about AMD's 32 core CPU's but waiting for Intel's response

    Exciting end of the year for hardware, if tariffs don't increase prices by 25%

    Good times ahead. I'm expecting good things what with the rumors regarding the change in cooler design.

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    ROG Guru: Gold Belt Array Menthol PC Specs
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    Rumors that the 2080ti will be released at same time as 2080 is something new this time, hoping stock will be somewhere near sufficient but with the stock of Pascal high due to slump in mining I'll be watching retailers closely for cards.

    Also manufacturers cards are being shown already, except haven't seen ASUS models yet, I am not a fan of the 2 1/2 slot coolers so hoping for new 2 slot cooler designs

    Yes good times are coming

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