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Nickname Mashiki Amiketo
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"For every human problem,
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Signed On Feb 8, 2000, 21:30
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News Comments > EVE Online: Rubicon Announced
1. Re: EVE Online: Rubicon Announced Sep 27, 2013, 18:23 Mashiki Amiketo
 
Tasty. Almost enough for me to start playing again, even though I don't have the spare time.  
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and it is always wrong."
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
8. Re: Out of the Blue Sep 26, 2013, 12:48 Mashiki Amiketo
 
So...guys, X-Rebirth is on for $37.50 on GMG, promokey: GMG25-J4B0D-FLH8M  
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News Comments > Stardock Lawsuits Settled
42. Re: Stardock Lawsuits Settled Sep 25, 2013, 10:59 Mashiki Amiketo
 
Julio wrote on Sep 25, 2013, 07:28:
Brad would have not have dropped the lawsuit if he didn't have some risk of losing against her.

Not even remotely true to anyone who pays attention to the justice system these days. In most cases, it's easier to make something "go away" then it is to let it be dragged through the streets for years, even if you're in the right. Several fine examples of this are *insert various people/businesses* who pay *insert money* because the legal fees are ridiculous.
 
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News Comments > Morning Legal Briefs
1. Re: Morning Legal Briefs Sep 25, 2013, 10:53 Mashiki Amiketo
 
None. It can't even keep their own peacekeepers from raping.  
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News Comments > Stardock Lawsuits Settled
25. Re: Stardock Lawsuits Settled Sep 24, 2013, 23:08 Mashiki Amiketo
 
Silicon Avatar wrote on Sep 24, 2013, 22:56:

Look, grab your joystick and go shoot the bad robot, adults are talking.

Sorry that's sexually nuanced, and as such sexual harassment.

: /sarc
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
27. Re: Out of the Blue Sep 23, 2013, 17:33 Mashiki Amiketo
 
Simon Says wrote on Sep 23, 2013, 12:49:
If you look at the grand scheme of things yes, but of course if you have so narrow a view that you haven't even read the thing, then yeah, LYFAO'away ;).
Really? How come it only survives with massive Feed in Tariffs(FIT programs). Nuclear is the most affordable way to go, though it's not nearly so clean. And of course, "clean energy" requires a lot of really dirty manufacturing.
 
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
23. Re: Morning Consolidation Sep 23, 2013, 17:30 Mashiki Amiketo
 
Yeah I'm not surprised on GTAV, my buddy who works at a walmart part time in the electronics section said that they'd already sold out of every copy the store had. They got a shipment in of 450 units(for a city of ~40k), gone in the first 4 days inc. preorders. 250 as a second shipment, sold out 2 days after that. Next shipment is supposed to be 600 units and there's already 250 rainchecks.  
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News Comments > Op Ed
31. Re: Op Ed Sep 20, 2013, 20:01 Mashiki Amiketo
 
Suppa7 wrote on Sep 20, 2013, 17:49:

*snip*

Says the person who uses the most biased, and uniformed crap on the internet to try proving their point, and on the flip side proves mine just fine.
 
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News Comments > Op Ed
21. Re: Op Ed Sep 20, 2013, 16:56 Mashiki Amiketo
 
Cutter wrote on Sep 20, 2013, 16:01:

Hey, don't knock social justice. It's important. Just because some assholes are shrill loons that go out of their way to be incensed and outraged by every little PC thing doesn't mean social justice is a bad thing.
Justice, is important. Social justice is about "feelings" and "perceived ills." So no, it's not important, unless your ideal version of law and order is what the mob says.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
40. Re: Out of the Blue Sep 20, 2013, 15:24 Mashiki Amiketo
 
mag wrote on Sep 20, 2013, 13:13:
I probably wouldn't build a machine without one these days, but the SSD-for-boot-drive hype is overblown. Maybe I just don't reboot my PC often enough, but I didn't really notice a lick of difference when I switched.

On the other hand, doing heavy data analysis on an SSD is quite a bit nicer.
I'm using a first generation SSD(OCZ vertex) now running 4 years, and with windows 8 and the hybrid boot, I'm probably seeing a total boot post UEFI of about 4-7 seconds. I can post a boot trace for anyone interested. Myself, I shut down my rig when I'm done using it for the day. With Windows 7, I was right around 10seconds when it was on UEFI. I don't have any extra room on my SSD to make a partition right now, but if I did I'd be happy to post the benches on both.

I kinda wish I'd bought another SSD earlier in the year before there was a shortage of chips, causing the price to rise. They were getting down and under the $0.70/GB(I did see a few times the cost w/rebates as low as .40/GB) cost with rebates at more than one time. And to think, that it wasn't all that long ago we were looking at .50/MB heh.
 
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News Comments > Op Ed
18. Re: Op Ed Sep 20, 2013, 15:17 Mashiki Amiketo
 
Beamer wrote on Sep 20, 2013, 12:02:

Thread over?
With loonbats and "social justice" it's never over, they simply want you to capitulate more.
 
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News Comments > New AMD WHQL & Beta Drivers
14. Re: New AMD WHQL & Beta Drivers Sep 20, 2013, 15:13 Mashiki Amiketo
 
InBlack wrote on Sep 20, 2013, 03:56:
Cutter hold off on that. Go for the 7950 cards as they are only slightly more expensive and are well worth the entry price. I have also heard good things about the Nvidia 760 series.
Between the two, the 760 and 7950 there isn't a huge difference, though the 7950 will actually beat the 760 in most cases there's only a 5% difference w/the radeon winning on texel rates(AF). The prices are identical as well(or depending on rebates/sales), and the 7950 is more power hungry, but with the dual fan cooling solution on the sapphire job I've got I don't even hear it running really, even with the fan at 50%. And my PC is on my desk about 2ft away.

There's a review here though as it says in the article, it comes down to what you want and the features on the card. If you have a mobo w an extra PCI-E slot, slap a cheap ass nvidia card in just for physx--I'm currently using a 520 silent made by Asus until my 560ti comes back from evga. And these are the theoretical comparisons. Anyway Cutter, enjoy whichever you pick out. Chris at CC London and I picked away at it for a good 30mins on a slow day and ran a bunch of benches, couldn't really find much difference either. But I did get damned as tired of the shoddy nvidia drives that have been coming out for the last 6mo, and AMD's seem to be above the bar for a change, at least compared to when I owned my last card which would have been about 5 years ago.
 
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and it is always wrong."
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News Comments > New Tropico 4 DLC
1. Re: New Tropico 4 DLC Sep 19, 2013, 21:56 Mashiki Amiketo
 
It seems that the particle bug with fires/smoke/etc has been fixed as well. Mileage may vary and all that.  
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News Comments > New AMD WHQL & Beta Drivers
9. Re: New AMD WHQL & Beta Drivers Sep 19, 2013, 20:04 Mashiki Amiketo
 
Cutter wrote on Sep 19, 2013, 12:57:
I like Sapphire a lot - my last 2 cards - but I'm thinking the ASUS card is better - and it's 10 bux cheaper to boot.
I went with a 7950(Sapphire) myself, at CC though I was looking at the one in the first link heavily--the only thing that caught me was there was an open-box 7950 return for 20% off so I ended up paying $254w/tax--this was a week or three ago. On the upside, it doesn't matter which way you go CC still has some free radeon gaming cards. And on the otherside, there's already been one price drop on the cards.
 
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News Comments > Evening Safety Dance
2. Re: Evening Safety Dance Sep 13, 2013, 22:42 Mashiki Amiketo
 
Cutter wrote on Sep 13, 2013, 21:52:
I don't understand how other people committing crimes in other countries fall under the purview of the American legal system.
What's even more fun is when the letter agencies are committing crimes in other countries, and aren't prosecuted for it.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
23. Re: Out of the Blue Sep 13, 2013, 15:29 Mashiki Amiketo
 
Hey Blue, didn't you say a while back that you had a near lightening strike? Can't quite remember, but from personal experience where my house wasn't struck, but the one across the street was...even that effected the components in an older PC and caused them to fail in a way similar to what you're describing.  
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News Comments > Steam Family Sharing Announced; Will Allow Game Lending
56. Re: Steam Family Sharing Announced; Will Allow Game Lending Sep 12, 2013, 00:03 Mashiki Amiketo
 
NKD wrote on Sep 11, 2013, 14:13:
Kinda useless since you have to use the same PC to do it.
It's a pain, but I have my sisters PC in Alberta authorized for when I'm out there, and my home PC as well. But I'll be heading out there in a month or two, and with any luck I'll be able to see when I'm back on the east coast if it still works. I'm guessing it will, without too much of a problem.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
42. Re: Out of the Blue Sep 11, 2013, 07:10 Mashiki Amiketo
 
Calling EVGA tech is damn painless. I had a brand new 560ti die on me right from the store, they gave me an RMA number and a phone number. Told me to go back to the store for an exchange, and have the reseller call the number. It was an authorization on EVGA's behalf to jump the card up from a stock 560ti to their 560ti superclocked with backplate. Roughly an extra $50 on the card.

But before you go calling EVGA, pull and reseat the card. I've run across a few times where even bumping the card while seated will cause poor contact with the card and the PCI-E slot. But 500/501 errors can mean a whole lot of nothing. Or a whole lot of something, thats the real problem with them.
 
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News Comments > Total War: ROME II Beta Patch
6. Re: Total War: ROME II Beta Patch Sep 11, 2013, 07:05 Mashiki Amiketo
 
Creston wrote on Sep 10, 2013, 23:08:
Angry Joe's review of the game featured some absolutely hilarious goofs from the AI in this game. I think my favorite was the soldiers climbing the siege tower, then jumping off beside the wall, rather than going ON the wall.

It's getting to be ridiculous that every Total War game just has absolutely terrible AI like that, despite their promise (every single time) that they've put more people and more time into the AI than ever before.
If that's showing up early, then that's better than what normally happens. Usually the AI gets to a "okay" state, then something stupid happens and they break it. My personal favorite was during the seige's in Shogun2, where walls were missing on cliff based buildings. And your entire army could climb a sheer wall.

But beside that, I haven't run across anything that would make me go "meh" over the game. Though in the last week I've only added an extra hour of playtime.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
19. Re: Out of the Blue Sep 9, 2013, 14:11 Mashiki Amiketo
 
I personally prefer using bluescreenview. Though I have run across this error before, especially with ram and random BSOD's before, it ended up being the voltage for the new ram being too low and had to be bumped up from 1.8v to 1.9v.

The problem of course is making sure that the non-paired stick can take the extra voltage.
 
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