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Duncan_Lloyd Can’t seem to find an RX 580 for sale anywhere, is there a supply shortage? #soldout
Ben: There most certainly is a supply shortage, as I address in my column on p8 this month. The whole world’s stock seems to be have been bought up by cryptocurrency miners.
wellrandom Just got the new @CustomPCMag & it looks like I’ll seriously have to reconsider my next CPU upgrade. I was looking at a Kaby Lake Core i7 but I’d be interested to know if readers pay any attention to the pre-built desktop ‘systems.’ Surely they build their own? Just me?
Ben: It depends on the person, really. I didn’t build my very first PCs in the old days; I had pre-built ones, and then learned the ropes by upgrading them and then finally building my own one. Not everyone, including enthusiasts, has the time, patience and expertise to build a PC from scratch, and buying a pre-built one gets you a warranty if anything goes wrong, and sometimes a guaranteed overclock too.
KevH123 Gotta put my @CustomPCMag Ryzen 7 PC build on hold because the liquid cooler doesn’t have the AM4 bracket. Don’t think they mentioned that.
Ben: I see that you and Antony have worked all this out on Twitter now, but for the benefit of anyone else reading the magazine, we’d like to clarify that the ARCTIC Liquid Freezer 120 doesn’t come with an AM4 adaptor in the box, but you can get one sent to you by sending a copy of your invoice to ARCTIC at firstname.lastname@example.org