Outage Update

Just want to give a quick update on the status of the outage at the Blue Tower. We are still without power or cell phone access, and the power company is not offering a time when things are expected to return, which is obviously not a good sign. It turns out there was a tornado in the area which explains the devastation. We're keeping our fingers crossed that things will return, and I'll try and let you know what's up as soon as I can. Sorry for the down time.
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Acleacius wrote on Aug 6, 2020, 12:30:
El Pit wrote on Aug 6, 2020, 12:16:
Acleacius wrote on Aug 6, 2020, 12:09:
El Pit wrote on Aug 6, 2020, 11:49:
Acleacius wrote on Aug 6, 2020, 11:41:
El Pit wrote on Aug 6, 2020, 11:25:
Wait those few months and go for a Ryzen 4700 and a Big Navi or an RTX30x0 graphics card. Don't buy something now for more money than it will be worth in a few weeks/months.
I've never owned a laptop, but it does look like a great package. Atm, I'm just looking for something moderately powered like Ryzen 7 3700X, Asus AM4 TUF Gaming X570-Plus, WD_Black SN750 1TB (with win 10, since I'm being forced to play HZD), Corsair Vengeance DDR4 3200, LG 27GL83A-B 27 and still working on a PS. So at about $1200 and wouldn't mind getting it down below $1000. Hah, just realized that's a stimulus check. Well at least I'm spending it for something important! Slap (self slap)

Sounds like a good package to me if you want to buy now. What is your graphics solution?
I decided to wait till the new cards are released (septemeber or october?) atm I've got a GTX 1060 so it will chug along. I should be able to pull 60fps with most games at 1440 (well that's my guess).

I still haven't been able to watch Contagion during this apocalypse, now your scaring me with the Birds! Quiver

@1080p, you should be fine. At 1440p... Well, if you can live with medium graphics quality setting in recent games, you might get 60fps.
Oh, that's probably true, there are some seriously intense texture packages now days. I don't play big competitive mboa and CS pvp type games, will see if I can squeak by. Do you think I will need 8gb to get 60fps@1440p in single player games like HZD, Fallout 4 (so many mods, so little time) and really looking forward to Steam versions of Outer Worlds and Control?

You need 8gb VRAM .. never, ever go below that. Anything less than 8gb will give you issues in modern games, at 1440p anyway. But even at 1080p it can rear its ugly head... it's got nothing to do with FPS, if you run out of VRAM most DX12 games will just crash. And for RAM, not below 16GB
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