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NVIDIA ‘Ampere’ 8nm Graphics Cards

Discussion in 'Graphics Cards' started by LoadsaMoney, 4 Oct 2019.

  1. Richdog

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    Don't worry, statistically over half of the married people on the forum will end up divorced. :p
     
  2. harney

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    Oh no the horde will be over here soon :p
     
  3. Th0nt

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    The 3080 debacle will just accelerate this. :p
     
  4. Frubeling

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    What a joyous statistic
     
  5. SDK^

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    Sounds to me his issue is space, not the marriage.
     
  6. Richdog

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    Half of the statistics you will hear are not joyous.
     
  7. Greebo

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    The sneaking in of computer gear can be an issue (especially if I forget to tick the delivery address to work and my new expensive gfx card ends up getting delivered to home :)) but also it does have its benefits ;)
     
  8. Frubeling

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    It's been some years since me and my ex broke up but even never making it to marriage, even dropping £20 on something "not essential" would result in some choice words. I don't even want to imagine how she'd have reacted to my dropping £1850 in one purchase
     
  9. malachi

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    My girlfriend (who doesn't live with me) questioned why I purchase one of these GPU's for the price they are....I just told her.

    "Until you make more money then me then I will listen to you about what I spend my money on, until then you don't have a voice in this." Her response......"Ok, fair enough"
     
  10. OG Don Mecca

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    I have to some how cover the fact I have just dropped 1470 on a 3080 and a new monitor...... but tbf this is why we have solo and joint accounts


    So I can squirrel away money for upgrades and not have to explain where the money has gone ... I just have to explain why I'm having stuff delivered, lucky she don't know how much stuff costs lol

    She knows about the gpu.... now I need to figure out how to explain the monitor.....
     
  11. degen

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    Glad I'm not waiting for a card from OCUK
     
  12. kevy1986

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    Wonder how many cancellations come in now.
     
  13. Illuminist

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    It came with it as part of a deal
     
  14. McGraw

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    Your girlfriend probably won't ever live with you if you keep talking to her like that...good plan if meant
     
  15. 2Thumbs

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    So on the flip side do you always question her purchasing decisions because she earns less than you?

    My frame of mind with tech purchases is "would I be willing to spend this much on a car that I need for me to make a living/pay mortgage/bills etc." If the answer is no, I don't buy it.

    That's around £500 :o
     
  16. jonneymendoza

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    Well buy the car first and if you can, buy a gpu?

    Most if not all who buy this already have a roof over there head, paying the bills etc etc mate
     
  17. 2Thumbs

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    Wasn't pointing my finger at anyone, just giving me mind set on the situation of expensive purchases. I wasn't talking literally, it's just how I personally decide if a purchase of a depreciating item is worth it.
     
  18. XeNoNF50

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    Sooooo I guess these ampere cards are good at mining?

     
  19. Th0nt

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    Yeah it is inevitable people will find a way to bulk buy these, sad that the suppliers cannot keep them at bay until gamers have had the first feed.
     
  20. Richdog

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    Sounds like a living nightmare. :eek:

    LOL... it may be the truth of the matter but you can potentially work a little on your diplomacy skills for the future, because if I was a woman and you talked to me with that kind of 1960's lingo you would be attending to your own desires for the foreseeable future. :D
     
    Last edited: 3 Oct 2020