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Forum: Drives & Storage 03-11-2018, 04:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 630
Posted By polonyc2
Samsung 860 EVO 1TB

I'm thinking about picking up this drive but am wondering if it's worth it due to my motherboard not supporting SATA III...I am still using the Asus P6X58D Premium...I'm assuming it should be...
Forum: General Gaming 08-31-2016, 11:06 AM
Replies: 683
Views: 53,064
Posted By polonyc2
Eve Online will be free to play from this...

Eve Online will be free to play from this November...

EVE Online - Introducing Clone States - YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iBWyoHvT5eU)
Forum: Cameras & Consumer Electronics 04-30-2016, 05:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 11,219
Posted By polonyc2
congrats!...the LG OLED is hands down the best...

congrats!...the LG OLED is hands down the best OLED set on the market...I have my eye on that as well to replace my Panasonic plasma...since plasma is dead, OLED is the spiritual successor with...
Forum: Off Topic 04-30-2016, 05:27 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,547
Posted By polonyc2
congrats FV!...that boat is what I associate you...

congrats FV!...that boat is what I associate you with at ABX...must have been hard letting it go...enjoy your retirement...it's great that you got to do something you love as a career...most people...
Forum: Off Topic 12-19-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 3,809
Views: 258,801
Posted By polonyc2
Star Wars: The Force Awakens saw the movie...

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

saw the movie here in NYC in one of the few Dolby Cinema theaters (Dolby Vision is the company's new high-dynamic-range (HDR) format, meaning that it offers a wider...
Forum: Windows 10 09-30-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 958
Views: 60,151
Posted By polonyc2
people are actually using Windows 10??...after...

people are actually using Windows 10??...after all the privacy, telemetry, forced updates and other issues??...you can't even play some older CD/DVD games you may have because Windows 10 blocks...
Forum: nVidia 02-04-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,089
Posted By polonyc2
plenty of other reputable tech sites have...

plenty of other reputable tech sites have re-tested the 970 and come to the same conclusion...Tech Report, AnandTech etc...it's not a vast conspiracy theory...I own a Gigabyte 970 so I would be the...
Forum: nVidia 02-04-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,089
Posted By polonyc2
some really great in-depth articles have been...

some really great in-depth articles have been published on the issue over at AnandTech, Tech Report etc...extensive testing has shown that the issue is being overblown...

Frame Rating: GTX 970...
Forum: nVidia 02-02-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,089
Posted By polonyc2
Amazon sent me a return label for my 970 but I...

Amazon sent me a return label for my 970 but I have until March 2nd to ship it to them...I'm going to wait a few weeks and see if Nvidia offers up any deals for current 970 owners...with all this bad...
Forum: nVidia 02-02-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,089
Posted By polonyc2
after returning my GTX 970 I'm actually...

after returning my GTX 970 I'm actually considering just going back to my previous GTX 580 and waiting for the upcoming AMD 380x which sounds amazing (HBM stacked memory!)...game changer for sure
Forum: nVidia 02-01-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,089
Posted By polonyc2
AMD recently dropped prices on the 290x...the MSI...

AMD recently dropped prices on the 290x...the MSI 290x Lightning card is currently $299.99, which is an absolute steal

MSI R9 290X LIGHTNING 4GB 512-Bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 HDCP Ready CrossFireX...
Forum: nVidia 02-01-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,089
Posted By polonyc2
it's a tough call...the performance really hasn't...

it's a tough call...the performance really hasn't changed, it's just that Nvidia lied about the card specs...the 970 is still an amazing card and the price/performance can't be beat...the issue...
Forum: nVidia 02-01-2015, 02:58 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,089
Posted By polonyc2
Nvidia really screwed up with this issue...I...

Nvidia really screwed up with this issue...I don't think this is a big deal for the majority of games today but in future games it might...the 970 really only has 3.5GB of usable VRAM...I bought my...
Forum: ABXzone News and Announcements 01-21-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 22,618
Posted By polonyc2
I need to read the fine print before jumping...

I need to read the fine print before jumping in...for example what happens after the 1st year if I want to reformat?...I like to frequently reformat my hard drive (every 4-6 months)...what happens if...
Forum: nVidia 11-23-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,057
Posted By polonyc2
Nvidia GeForce 344.80 Beta Hotfix Nvidia has...

Nvidia GeForce 344.80 Beta Hotfix

Nvidia has released the 344.80 Beta Hotfix graphics driver...it's a hotfix for resolving texture shimmering on the GTX 980 when Texture Filtering Quality is set...
Forum: nVidia 11-23-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 568
Views: 59,160
Posted By polonyc2
after a week of having it installed, the Gigabyte...

after a week of having it installed, the Gigabyte GTX 970 G1 Gaming card is without question the best graphics card I've ever owned...temps are insanely cool...it's whisper quiet...performance is off...
Forum: General Gaming 11-23-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 26,245
Posted By polonyc2
haven't decided between Assassin's Creed: Unity...

haven't decided between Assassin's Creed: Unity and Far Cry 4 from my 'Pick Your Path' free game..
Forum: Windows 10 11-19-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,202
Posted By polonyc2
Build 9879 was really buggy so I went back to...

Build 9879 was really buggy so I went back to Build 9841...apparently a lot of people online are having issues with 9879...it's a beta so it's to be expected I guess

got my Windows 10 preview...
Forum: Windows 10 11-16-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,202
Posted By polonyc2
finally got around to installing the Tech Preview...

finally got around to installing the Tech Preview this weekend...pretty stable for a beta...definitely something I could see myself 'upgrading' to...major improvement over Windows 8 which I...
Forum: nVidia 11-16-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 568
Views: 59,160
Posted By polonyc2
installed my Gigabyte G1 Gaming Edition 970 card...

installed my Gigabyte G1 Gaming Edition 970 card yesterday...love it...temps are insanely low (at idle)...haven't had time to test out load temps on games yet but I'm hoping for more amazing...
Forum: nVidia 11-07-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 568
Views: 59,160
Posted By polonyc2
nice!...buy some newer demanding games and put...

nice!...buy some newer demanding games and put that baby to work...Portal 2 is not going to challenge any card from the last decade...try Shadow of Mordor on Ultra settings (with the HD Texture...
Forum: nVidia 11-07-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 568
Views: 59,160
Posted By polonyc2
I pulled the trigger and ordered a GTX...

I pulled the trigger and ordered a GTX 970...Gigabyte G1 Gaming Edition...my GTX 580 is 4 years old next month!...time is right for an upgrade...going from 1.5GB VRAM to 4GB...plus DX12...should be...
Forum: General Hardware 10-14-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 29,086
Posted By polonyc2
the MSI and Gigabyte 970 cards are also...

the MSI and Gigabyte 970 cards are also excellent...just avoid the EVGA cards as they have issues with the heatsink placement
Forum: General Hardware 10-14-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 29,086
Posted By polonyc2
congrats on the new build :tiphat: am...

congrats on the new build :tiphat:

am thinking about a new GTX 970 but I really want to wait for the 20nm cards with 6-8GB VRAM...I might get a Haswell-E at that time as well
Forum: Peripherals & Gadgets 07-07-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,900
Posted By polonyc2
Max Keyboard Blackbird Max Keyboard...

Max Keyboard Blackbird

Max Keyboard Blackbird Tenkeyless (TKL) Cherry MX Backlit Mechanical Keyboard...
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