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I doubt it's just corporate greed. Well, there is lag of the establishment of the market and foundries, but it's also about genuinely finding it harder to find an alternative.

e.g. I follow the graphene news. Every single day someone writes of "revolutionary" discoveries but no one has made a practical chip that I see around being used.

And some paradigms like quantum computing aren't even usable as far as I hear for most PC needs. We got to get something like silicon but better, if it exists.

where do you read these discoverys? any specific journal?
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I'd actually love to get one of these for my secondary rig. Would be perfect for folding and would give me an AMD rig to go with my Nvidia rig which is always nice when games are optimized for one or the other. Just too dang much $$$ for me to spend on that rig tight now.
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where do you read these discoverys? any specific journal?

Just type graphene in google.news. Plenty of articles every week. Samsung lately is in it a lot.
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anyone hear of a water block for the 295x2 yet?
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anyone hear of a water block for the 295x2 yet?

This is as close as i've seen so far:

 
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Sounds like EK is all over it! wink.gif
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Would love a clean CSQ plexi block for this card. Hell, I'd even take two.
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i don't care what people think about the price reflecting exclusivity. whoever pays a premium for this are suckers or have money to burn, or both. then again, it is their money! even if amd sent a few classy escorts with the gpu, they'll still have todo better than that.
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VRM temps above 100 degrees daaamn
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It's interesting how EK's work depends on swiftly releasing new parts otherwise customers get bored, go elsewhere and the ship sails. I imagine them like old fashioned blacksmiths. Awaiting above the molds to pure liquid steel onto them.
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