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    DOOM performance metrics (my 1st post here)

    It's a long shot, but I think you might be running into a power supply problem. You can see from my sig that I have the same supply and I have recently learned that it is less than stellar. I will be looking to replace it in the near future. I have not had any problems yet but I am running an I5...
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    SpaceX Falcon 9 Successful Drone Ship Landing

    I think at this point it's pretty clear that you don't see an advantage because you don't know shit about space flight, how rockets work, payload fractions, etc. It's all about Delta-V. That means change in velocity. See, rocket scientists measure fuel in dV. AKA how much velocity change they...
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    SpaceX Falcon 9 Successful Drone Ship Landing

    LOL. Firstly, Blue origin is not going anywhere near as far down range or as fast. The Falcon rocket booster actually has to turn around and go back the other way if it wants to land back at the launch site. It's not some fancy elevator like the blue origin. The barge landing means they can use...
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    Xbox Chief Apologizes For Sexy Dancers At GDC Party

    Fucking ear buds. Why do people hate music? For the next event, Microsoft should just hire male dancers also. That way women get the fair treatment they deserve. :D
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    Kim Dotcom’s Extradition Appeal Set For August

    I'm interested to know what kind of proof they have that this guy did anything illegal anyway. All I have seen is pure hearsay and some snippet of an e-mail that is surely inadmissible as evidence. In this country he will have a jury of citizens deciding his fate also. We all remember "If the...
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    Steam constantly reinstalling updates for itself and games

    I have seen this happen before several times. Every time so far, it has indicated a failing hard disk. Is this on an SSD or a spinning disk? I have had reports from friends lately that steam is forgetting that they have games installed. In those cases it was clearly a Steam problem and the HD's...
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    MSI Z170A XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM Reaches DDR4 4605MHz Clock Speed

    With a clock speed of 800mhz on the processor, there is little point in running the memory at that speed.:rolleyes: I'm supposed to be impressed by that? I think not. Show me a 4+Ghz processor running that memory speed and I'd be a little impressed.
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    $340 Audiophile Ethernet Cable Tear Down

    I really hope that is sarcasm. Unless you think your ones and zeros sound better than my ones and zeros.:rolleyes:
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    Moore’s Law Is Showing Its Age

    Carbon nanotubes can only shrink the conductor. That wont help shrink gate size. The last gate size shrink they did wasn't even a shrink. It was just a vertical gate. They are approaching atomic limits. At a certain size, silicon just becomes a conductor and not a semi-conductor. Quantum...
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    DARPA Robotics Challenge 2015 Finals

    Why are people so terrible with audio? FFS I have two ears for a reason!:mad:
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    Grand Theft Auto V

    I don't really know how many times this has to be said, Direct3d does not do triple buffering. Does Not... In some cases there is an option for a flip cue buffer but that is not triple buffering and does not work the same way. OpenGL will do it, and as far as I know, the only triple buffering...
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    Grand Theft Auto V

    OK, if I have one critique so far, it is that the in-game anisotropic filtering options might as well not exist. All it did was further blur the textures and nothing looked good unless it was two inches in front of my face. Needless to say, I turned that off and forced it to 16x in Catalyst...
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    Grand Theft Auto V

    Oh yea. This game runs very well. It's a welcome change from the previous one. GG Rockstar. I'm already having a blast.
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    Are Smartphones Making Our Children Mentally Ill?

    Do you know how I know that this lady is an idiot? She used the term "Pocket Rocket".
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    Samsung Promises Another Fix for 840 EVO Slow Down Issue

    Hmm, I was thinking about getting one of these but went with the Intel 480GB offering instead. Smells like vindication.
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    Netflix Is Down

    Considering I had WWII documentaries playing all day from youtube, no I didn't notice it was down. Seems to be working just fine right now. My wife is watching a movie. Now, god help us if youtube ever runs out of WWII documentaries.:p
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    German Scientists Invent Working Teleporter, of Sorts

    No thanks. I have seen what comes of this. It puts Mel Brooks' ass on backwards. Keep firing assholes!:D
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    BlackBerry CEO Calls For App Neutrality

    At what point does your life become so full of yes men and opulence that you totally lose comprehension of reality? I don't know, but this guy crossed that line some time ago. I guess we should all wear the same clothes and drive the same cars and practice the same religion as well.
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    Game Dev: 'We Were Arrogantly Deaf To Problems'

    ^^^This! When you simply don't care if your game is good or fun, and only care about extracting the maximum dollar amount, then you are a scam artist, not a game developer. This guy is just trying to butter people up for the next round of pay to win trash he has in-store them.
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    Rooftop Solar Panels Are Almost All Facing the Wrong Direction

    I don't disagree that wind farms are mostly BS. The reason has nothing to do with killing birds and bats FFS. Domestic cats and fleas kill more birds and bats than wind farms do. By a lot. The problem is the maintenance cost of the wind farms is to high for them to be sustainable. The large...
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    EU Wants More Concessions From Google To End Probe

    Lol. It's not extortion when governments do it.:D
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    Quantum Break Gamescom 2014 Gameplay Demo

    Oh look, another video of a game where the player you choose for the video is my Grandma. He has super powers FFS. Could you not just stand there and get shot five times. This video says to me, "Look how many times you can get shot in our lame game and live. You have to buy it now!":D
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    Dotcom’s Assets Attacked From Multiple Directions

    God as much as I want to hate this guy, I fail to see why he has to be a whipping boy. Just what the hell did he do other than escape conviction on some bullshit charges? Everyone can clearly see that this is agenda based. Nobody holds a grudge like the Government. Anyone from a U.S. agency...
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    20 Toughest Interview Questions Heard At Apple, Google and Twitter

    Clearly, the most creative way to destroy a clock would be to push Flavor Flav off a cliff. Hire me Google. I think on the outside of the boxes. :p
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    Bose Sues Beats For Patent Infringement

    LOL of course Bose has the patent on over priced shitty sounding headphones. What is even more funny is, I assume Bose has engineers on staff. Yet any regular Joe can build better headphones using cheap replacement drivers made for Grado or the slightly more expensive Sennheiser drivers...
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    LAPD: Stolen Tesla Involved in Police Chase Splits In Half

    Whatever. I know everyone has seen the episode of most extreme car chases where the guy in the black corvette hits the back of a semi trailer doing over a hundred MPH. The car explodes into thousands of small pieces and spits him out on the dirt shoulder. Seems like the Tesla did just fine...
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    How Apple Users React To Every Apple Announcement

    I think you are misunderstanding. It's not that we don't know what it is. It's that we know exactly what it is.;)
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    New Process Creates Clean Water from Cow Pies

    I don't get it. When the water evaporates out of cow dung it doesn't disappear. If you live in a place where the only way you can get the water to allow the cows to drink is from recycling it from the animal's own feces, perhaps you should re-evaluate the notion of a cattle farm. I would also...
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    Elon Musk's Incredible New Space Machine

    :rolleyes: How wrong you are sir. Also, the staggering ignorance of space flight in this forum is something I can only attribute to the decline of educational systems everywhere. You must achieve orbital velocity or you will return...
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    Scientists Discover Why Rechargeable Batteries Go Bad

    Discovered why they go bad? They already knew why. They discovered what it looks like.
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    Retailers Form Cyber Intelligence Co-Op

    You know a sure fire way of keeping your customer's data from being stolen? Don't freaking keep it in the first place. Verify transaction. Delete personal info. Now what is there to steal? If the government requires you to keep that info for whatever reason, then print it out and file it. If...
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    Power Saving Techniques In AMD's Steamroller

    Who is in charge of the naming department over there at AMD and why do they keep naming their processors after things that are really slow? Bulldozer, Steamroller. What is next? Glacier?
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    Paying The Price For Unfinished Games

    A person obviously needs to at least google the name of the game before they spend money. You can throw money at anything. There are plenty of steam early access games that are worth every friggin penny. Kerbal Space Program. Robocraft. Guns Of Icarus. Robocraft is free and it just got...
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    ASUS VH236H just kicked the bucket. Help me pick a new one please.

    Well it's either that. Which is basically the updated model of my current model. The quality should be comparable and I am OK with that. Or, the glossy ACER. That is what I have available to me. I may be over blowing glossy thing, but no more than you are about the back light PWM. I still am...
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    ASUS VH236H just kicked the bucket. Help me pick a new one please.

    Looks like I am going to have to go with the safe route and get basically a direct replacement. View angle and color be damned, I am afraid this is my best option as I see it. I cannot put up with ghosting at all. It seems like...
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    ASUS VH236H just kicked the bucket. Help me pick a new one please.

    NCX. Maybe you would try to recommenced a monitor that actually exists for purchase from US retailers. I cannot afford to pay the same in shipping that the monitor costs. So far all of your recommended screens are just not available. I have a high light environment with a large screen behind...
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    ASUS VH236H just kicked the bucket. Help me pick a new one please.

    I might just try to fix this one. It does come on for now if I wiggle the crap out of the PWR button. Might be some ribbon cable loose or the switch is failing. It's really not a matter of self respect. I would really like a nice monitor but as long as it is as good or better than this one I...
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    ASUS VH236H just kicked the bucket. Help me pick a new one please.

    OK I have narrowed my selection to three based on availability and the info that was graciously provided above. 1. 2. 3...
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    ASUS VH236H just kicked the bucket. Help me pick a new one please.

    I don't know why you would say that icor1031. My current monitor was advertised at 2ms response time. Tested to be 5ms by several reviewers. This monitor from ASUS seems to be the closest replacement item I can find. It is advertised as 5ms response time IPS. In fact, most of the panels listed...
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    ASUS VH236H just kicked the bucket. Help me pick a new one please.

    I'll try to keep this short so you busy guys wont TLDR on me. My ASUS Gaming monitor just decided to turn it self off and on about five times and then shut off. I unplugged it for a while then plugged it back in. I have managed to make it stay on for the time being. I am typing this on it...