They don't say, unfortunately. But, it's pretty clear pattern.
Look at the average FPS on that review to gauge it a bit better what the overall performance is. But, unequivocally, Windows 8.1 has significant benefits.
Well, I got bored and compiled the data from Hardware Pal's similar review, seen here. I appreciate Hard|OCP's testing, but they missed a big point by leaving out the CPU. If you play on any settings that really stress out your CPU, Windows 8.1 has ENORMOUS benefits for Battlefield 4...
Regarding Kepler and DX11.1, NVIDIA had this to say:
So, it has DX11.1 for basically any purpose Hard|OCP is concerned about--I think.
So, I'm curious why you guys chose a pure GPU test....A Frostbite 3 developer stated this on Reddit:
So, it also has CPU benefits. Another site...
Oh, right! I remember those cards. You plugged them into a PCI-E slot and they had a couple DDR slots for RAM. With DDR3 prices this low, you'd think that would be moving somewhere.
I think it was RAM density that slowed them down, though. You only get 4 DDR slots on a card; filling that with...
@PNTL and Magnus
"This question isn't to buy parts or anything (haha); this is just a general question on the state of technology..."
Well, I thought the same thing. I looked up some RAM disks, however, and they were on-par or only slightly faster than SSDs. But, your point is...
It used to be the hard drive, but with the advent of SSDs, what is now the slowest part of the computer?
I mean, for regular computing (what 95% of the world does with its computers: cue in Office, Firefox, watching a movie), what's holding them back? Why are instant-on computers still far...
I add another. :) I mean, three out of the five games you tested were playable at 2560x1600; Crysis and Far Cry 2 the only exceptions. And even then FC2 was at 1920x1200 with 4XAA and the highest in-game settings.
I can see an overvolt being likely; even with its new cooler, the temperatures were within a few degrees from the stock cooler. It's good that it's quiet, though.
Typo Fixt - Kyle
Not a bad card. I wish you guys might throw in a GTX 285 in there. I've had conflicting information whether the...
Yeah....ever since I upgraded from 2GB->4GB, I've found that I can minimize BF2 and actually do something with my computer! :eek:
It's nice. Sometimes I regret not getting 8GB, but then I remember that I don't have that much money, lol, seeing as my mobo doesn't like 4 sticks.
Nah, if it's a rule, I'll abide by it. Now, I'm not trying to cause an issue, but my rules list stops at 23. This is what I'm looking at.
Wait, wait, never mind. It has its own section; in the actual forums. This list above needs to be updated!
I'll change it now; I don't care that much. :)
I'm sorry...didn't think it was that big of an issue. Since there isn't a system specifications section, I put them in the signature area and sign with my name on each post. If you really do mind, I can insert my name in my signature, as well. I mean, it is the same information, but just above...
Yeah...it kind of blows. I have to use the 32-bit Sidebar to get Pandora and a few other Flash stuff working.
Yeah. Sorry, didn't mean it to sound so bluntly: "Not true". That actually sounds a bit like a d-bag sort of thing when I read it now. Unusually, I get system updates a bit earlier...
Well, technically, that is kind of what sfc /scannow does. It scans all your Windows files and checks for corruption; if it finds any, it replaces it with a known good copy.
You could try a "Repair" from the CD, yes...
Does it launch in Safe Mode?
'msconfig' it and on the first tab...
Ah, right. I think 16489 was the BETA because mine is 18005.
I found some Chinese site that had the files, but I didn't really trust it, so I used Universal Theme Patcher which definitely works as I just tested it. :)
Good luck! :)
Yeah, it finally finished. And the thing screwed up my Themes! Ugh...it's OK, though, SP2 patch files have already been released.
As in staying awake...usually, it'll only takes 30 minutes....USUALLY....lol
Same here, man, fully patched with SP1 and all new updates.
Is this because I don't automatically update, MS? I am "download-only"; I like to know what I'm downloading. But, MS strikes back!
Ridiculous...I'm just going to leave it on over the night...I'm not wasting my time waiting for...
I'm not sure why, Impulse. SP1 includes all previous updates. There are a few prerequisites, but not 30!
SO....SP2 is literally taking over 2 hours to install. I thought it was joking when it said it could take "several hours!" Seriously, what the crap, MS?
It's only at 58% after 2...
Oh, will medium work? I actually never tried it. The real setting is to fix it is to set it to low, but since my particular configuration is a bit different than the usual fix, I just went to the opposite of low.
Yeah, I've been having some freaky problems with my computer; I have no idea why...
Long story short: the Favorites folder in Vista (used by IE) has an integrity level of low when moved to a different hard drive. You can fix it by going to the command prompt and typing this:
icacls E:\Ibrahim\Favorites /setintegritylevel (OI)(CI)high
However, I seem to "lose" this...