Recent content by Shoshin Samurai

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    Matching PSU with UPS

    I read the sticky thread from 2016 about how PFCs in power supplies can be incompatible with APC's regular range (which are Rs. 10k, 15k types). APC also has confirmed the same. However, there seems to be varying opinions on what is ideal. Spending 40-50k on UPS is not ideal. :) PFC is good for...
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    Asus Vs. MSI Vs. Gigabyte Customer service in India?

    Maybe this question has been asked before, but I was unable to find anything, and maybe the latest situation could be different. Of the three, who offers better quality and service in India, specifically, Bangalore? I've heard tales of Gigabyte's ATX board not fitting into the standard case...
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    Budget 41-50k Upgrade suggestion

    Well, ignorance is okay, as long as it is not accompanied by arrogance. I maybe wrong, but the future looks different, 'graphics' being the keyword. Somehow, the future seems to be already happening, with GPU acceleration support for LightRoom...
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    My brand new gaming pc

    Yo, where did you get 1080ti for 57k? :)
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    Budget 90k+ Looking for feedback on the workstation build

    First time builder. I am using the suggested template: What is your budget? Not sure. Maybe about 2 Lacs INR. What is your existing hardware configuration (component name - component brand and model) Going in for a fresh build. Which hardware will you be keeping (component name - component...
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    Help Buying Mid-Tower Case For My Ryzen

    Noctua D-15 needs, if I remember right, at least 165 mm clearance. But the thing is, even when using low profile dimms, your might have to mount the second fan a little higher, which means, your case should have a clearance of about 180mm or more. Some mastercases fit this bill. And...
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    Budget 41-50k Upgrade suggestion

    In most PCs, GPUs share the highest cost percentage. Wish you had studied a bit about bottlenecks. Your CPU is way too powerful for your 1050ti. In fact, for your CPU to be not bottlenecked, you need something like a 1070ti or even 1080. Check: Especially, if you intend to...
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    Help finding new CPU cooler

    Your assumption that water cooling might be better is not true. In fact, there are many tests demonstrations (that are available online) that shows that some air coolers are better. Noctua D-15 SE AM4, Cryorig models, and bequiet dark pro are all supposed to perform as good as AIOs or better and...