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Re: Bought this (Modern) hardware today

in Milliways
Another weekend, another find at the flea market. Its about time to start finding more AM4 stuff out there, its been out for 8 years now. For 30 moneys I got myself a whole PC, just without a storage drive. Asrock A320m-DGS, Ryzen 2200G, A single 8GB stick of DDR4-2666 RAM, all packed in a beat up …

Re: Bought this (Modern) hardware today

in Milliways
Nice, I keep seeing R5 2600s pop up for decent prices here, but used AM4 motherboard pricing in my local market is wacky. Stuff people panic bought at high covid prices and now want 100% of their money back after beating on it for two years, umm, no. Though weirdly the GPU pricing is somewhat sane, …

Re: Bought this (Modern) hardware today

in Milliways
Felt a little regretful after selling my old R5 3600 - afterwards spotted an A320 AM4 motherboard for sale for just 25 moneys locally. Still grabbed it and then got an R5 1600 (12nm AF variant) to go with it for 30. So overall, I still got both for less than the 3600, which I sold for 70. The DDR4 …

Re: AMD R7 240 poor performance comapred to HD8490

in Marvin \ Video
Are you sure its an R7 and not R5? Wikipedia says the 1GB model is the 64-bit R5 only: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_AMD_graphics_processing_units#Radeon_200_series If your HD 8490 is the GDDR5 version, it has twice the memory bandwidth of an R5 240, which could explain the performance …

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