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Re: Ubisoft Stadia Games Will Transfer to Ubisoft Connect
Oct 1, 2022, 00:30
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Re: Ubisoft Stadia Games Will Transfer to Ubisoft Connect Oct 1, 2022, 00:30
Oct 1, 2022, 00:30
 
Hardline Mike wrote on Sep 30, 2022, 19:24:
So do you get a refund AND get the game for free on Uplay?
Asking the important questions.
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Re: On Sale
Sep 29, 2022, 22:11
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Re: On Sale Sep 29, 2022, 22:11
Sep 29, 2022, 22:11
 
I still buy from GoG regularly, hope they can right that ship.
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Re: Google Stadia Ends in January
Sep 29, 2022, 18:14
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Re: Google Stadia Ends in January Sep 29, 2022, 18:14
Sep 29, 2022, 18:14
 
So happy this trash isn't the future of gaming. Now give me my next gen $1200 graphics card!
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Re: Biz Buzz
Sep 28, 2022, 20:12
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Re: Biz Buzz Sep 28, 2022, 20:12
Sep 28, 2022, 20:12
 
sauron wrote on Sep 28, 2022, 18:35:
blockchain metaverse game

Does anyone here (all of us geeks) know what that actually means? I do not, and will be sending a squad of inquisitors to the relevant sites to discern the truth. Cthulhu
It enables the developer to create unique digital in-game things that can be monetized in endless ways. It effectively kills secondary markets selling this kind of content, bringing all of that potential revenue back to the developer.
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Re: AMD Ryzen 7000-Series Reviews
Sep 27, 2022, 00:52
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Re: AMD Ryzen 7000-Series Reviews Sep 27, 2022, 00:52
Sep 27, 2022, 00:52
 
RedEye9 wrote on Sep 26, 2022, 18:25:
bstar wrote on Sep 26, 2022, 11:51:
The Ryzen 5 7600x is pretty incredible. I'm probably going to snag this for my son's build once an affordable micro atx/itx board is available.
AMD's Value Problem Thumbsdown : Ryzen 5 7600X CPU Review, Benchmarks, & Expensive Motherboards gamers nexus https://youtu.be/JM-twyjfYIw
Yeah, the value sucks, but he at least gets a system that has really solid upgrade options. I'm hoping a $1,200 budget sans video card will get it done.
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Re: EA Teases "BIG NEWS"
Sep 27, 2022, 00:42
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Re: EA Teases "BIG NEWS" Sep 27, 2022, 00:42
Sep 27, 2022, 00:42
 
I would be kind of excited if they announced NHL for the PC. That's pretty much it.
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Re: AMD Ryzen 7000-Series Reviews
Sep 26, 2022, 11:51
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Re: AMD Ryzen 7000-Series Reviews Sep 26, 2022, 11:51
Sep 26, 2022, 11:51
 
The Ryzen 5 7600x is pretty incredible. I'm probably going to snag this for my son's build once an affordable micro atx/itx board is available.
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Re: Morning Tech Bits
Sep 23, 2022, 16:29
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Re: Morning Tech Bits Sep 23, 2022, 16:29
Sep 23, 2022, 16:29
 
phinn wrote on Sep 23, 2022, 14:53:
Besides the rediculous price tiers at announcement, RTX 4000 performance is still way ahead of RTX 3000 at the same price points, so what is with all this complaining?

I'm just waiting for a reasonably price $500-600 version (RTX 4060Ti or 4070?) and will see how it compares to my 3070FE and sell that if I want to upgrade.
Nvidia is notorious for releasing questionable benchmarks. Many of the "extreme" numbers are due to the new DLSS version that inserts fake frames. That tech may be viable, but there's concerns it increases latency and is not an apples to apples comparison.

Reality is that we need to wait for proper independent benchmarks to be released.
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Re: Evening Tech Bits
Sep 22, 2022, 00:07
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Re: Evening Tech Bits Sep 22, 2022, 00:07
Sep 22, 2022, 00:07
 
Burrito of Peace wrote on Sep 21, 2022, 23:07:
Nvidia could have gained a foothold by partnering with Steam on the Deck. But, no, that means they'd actually have to do some real engineering for the first time outside of their narrow little focus. So, yet another market ceded to AMD.
I don't think they would have used Nvidia since the Deck uses Wayland and Nvidia still sucks at Wayland support.
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Re: Evening Tech Bits
Sep 22, 2022, 00:03
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Re: Evening Tech Bits Sep 22, 2022, 00:03
Sep 22, 2022, 00:03
 
AMD doesn't have to do much to entice me, I'm already eyeing a 6900xt if their launch is a dud. If AMD can provide a 4080 16gb equivalent at a reasonable price, that's going to be my card.
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Re: GeForce RTX 4090 Next Month
Sep 20, 2022, 23:42
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Re: GeForce RTX 4090 Next Month Sep 20, 2022, 23:42
Sep 20, 2022, 23:42
 
1badmf wrote on Sep 20, 2022, 21:20:
bstar wrote on Sep 20, 2022, 20:59:
This whole launch oozes of hubris, especially after the Evga debacle. I really hope AMD's RDNA3 announcement hits Nvidia hard at the 4080 range of cards.

i'm betting the radeon 7900xt will be faster than the 4080 16gb and probably cost $1000. the sweet spot will be the 7800xt which will almost certainly be faster than that garbage ass 4080 12gb and probably msrp $700.
This is what I'm hoping for. AMD has an opportunity to embarrass the 4080 12gb and I hope they go for it. If not, I'll probably snag a 6900xt.
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Re: GeForce RTX 4090 Next Month
Sep 20, 2022, 20:59
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Re: GeForce RTX 4090 Next Month Sep 20, 2022, 20:59
Sep 20, 2022, 20:59
 
This whole launch oozes of hubris, especially after the Evga debacle. I really hope AMD's RDNA3 announcement hits Nvidia hard at the 4080 range of cards.
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Re: Return To Monkey Island Reviews
Sep 20, 2022, 16:55
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Re: Return To Monkey Island Reviews Sep 20, 2022, 16:55
Sep 20, 2022, 16:55
 
Mordecai Walfish wrote on Sep 20, 2022, 16:46:
It's like someone saw Space Quest Historian's youtube avatar and said "let's make an entire game that looks like THAT!"

I made my avatar when the RTMI visuals were revealed... I really wanted a slick pixel art game so figured I'd give a Guybrush portrait a try since Gilbert had other plans. Sadly no one is inspired from my effort
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Re: Return To Monkey Island Reviews
Sep 20, 2022, 13:52
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Re: Return To Monkey Island Reviews Sep 20, 2022, 13:52
Sep 20, 2022, 13:52
 
Hate the art style, but it's been fun so far. I also don't like the lack of verbs... the game will have to get harder if I'm going to give them a pass on this. Based on the reviews, it looks like it's crazy short (7-10 hours). MI2 took me almost a month to beat back in the day. Not sure how I feel about potentially beating this game in 2 sittings.

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Re: Return to Monkey Island
Sep 20, 2022, 13:37
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Re: Return to Monkey Island Sep 20, 2022, 13:37
Sep 20, 2022, 13:37
 
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This comment was edited on Sep 20, 2022, 13:52.
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Re: EVGA Terminates NVIDIA Partnership, Cites Disrespectful Treatment - Gamers Nexus
Sep 17, 2022, 17:35
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Re: EVGA Terminates NVIDIA Partnership, Cites Disrespectful Treatment - Gamers Nexus Sep 17, 2022, 17:35
Sep 17, 2022, 17:35
 
This EVGA thing is so strange. I get that they are pissed with Nvidia, but isn't that a great opportunity to try a new partnership? At least try AMD for a generation or two. This feels like EVGA is "cutting off their nose to spite their face."
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Re: Morning Tech Bits
Sep 17, 2022, 11:38
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Re: Morning Tech Bits Sep 17, 2022, 11:38
Sep 17, 2022, 11:38
 
The Flying Penguin wrote on Sep 17, 2022, 10:26:
Realistically the only thing that can wear out is the fans. Yeah, if they've been running 24/7 at full throttle, you're putting a lot more wear on the bearings, but the quality of modern GPU fans, even on budget cards, is pretty damn high nowadays.

If it posts, and the fans are all spinning, it will probably serve you well.
I forgot to mention that fan maintenance and perhaps some new thermal pads/paste could help. The fans on my (open) rig did run full bore and were loud af.
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Re: Morning Tech Bits
Sep 17, 2022, 09:24
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Re: Morning Tech Bits Sep 17, 2022, 09:24
Sep 17, 2022, 09:24
 
I think buying a card that was used for mining isn't such a scary thing. I mined on 6 1070s for a year and had zero issues with any them. My son has since used one of those cards in his machine and he abuses that thing everyday. In my experience, if a card is going to die prematurely, there's nothing that can be done about it. As long as the mining card got sufficient cooling, it should have pretty much the same longevity as one that didn't mine.
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Re: Biz Buzz
Sep 12, 2022, 22:33
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Re: Biz Buzz Sep 12, 2022, 22:33
Sep 12, 2022, 22:33
 
Indie is where it's at now.
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Re: ZOTAC GeForce RTX 4090 graphics card has been leaked.
Sep 12, 2022, 15:44
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Re: ZOTAC GeForce RTX 4090 graphics card has been leaked. Sep 12, 2022, 15:44
Sep 12, 2022, 15:44
 
I think Icarus has flown too high.
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