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Forum: nVidia 05-18-2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 154
Posted By zapionics<alt>
Re: Nvidia GTX 1180 Expected in July: What You Need to Know

If the past is anything to go by then nothing exciting will happen until theres some decent competition, then you will see Nvidia pull an Ace out if its proverbial.

The problem is that they wont...
Forum: General Gaming 05-17-2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 105
Posted By zapionics<alt>
Re: S.t.a.l.k.e.r. 2

Link (https://www.pcgamer.com/stalker-2-is-in-development-again/)
Forum: General Gaming 05-17-2018, 05:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 105
Posted By zapionics<alt>
Re: S.t.a.l.k.

Done! although it won't let me use caps... I'll try to fix it.
Great find bobmitch, we can only hope that this gets going again but its a great sign!
Can they repeat the incredibly immersive and...
Forum: Mechanical & Solid State Drives 05-16-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 102
Posted By zapionics<alt>
Re: Intel SSDs banned from Windows 10 update

Thats very odd. Something is non standard. It will be interesting to see if they end up telling us what it is. I imagine they have NDA's in place so we may never know.

It could be anything, but...
Forum: Motherboards 05-14-2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 124
Posted By zapionics<alt>
Re: Details on the Intel Z390 Chipset

Why so many USB ports?
Forum: Networking & Security 05-13-2018, 04:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 153
Posted By zapionics<alt>
Re: OpenVPN Connections

You could try using a different DNS and see if it improves. Of course that can reveal private data about your browsing,
Have you tried a traceroute to see whats going on?
Also some network...
Forum: General Gaming 05-13-2018, 02:02 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 57
Posted By zapionics<alt>
RAGE 2? Like, seriously, why?

I remember being disappointed with RAGE - the combat AI was acceptable but the consolitis was nauseating and the bugs very frustrating.
Here was a game developed for console that didnt even pretend...
Forum: Off Topic 05-12-2018, 07:39 AM
Replies: 3,809
Views: 253,984
Posted By zapionics<alt>
Re: What movie did you just see?

Avengers:Infinity Wars.
This movie has great CGI and some great action set pieces but I have no idea what all the hype is about. If all it took was some good CGI and action to make a great movie...
Forum: General Gaming 05-07-2018, 04:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 833
Posted By zapionics<alt>
Re: Far Cry 5

Turns out the game world is boring in this state, lol.
Theres nothing interesting to do.
I tried exploring and doing all the silly little remaining side quests, but there is zero challenge to them...
Forum: General Gaming 05-06-2018, 04:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,426
Posted By zapionics<alt>
Re: Far Cry 5 - System Specs

Theres a huge difference between FC2 abd 5. Look at the physics! We went backwards a long way!

I often find FC4 more immersive and beautuful than FC5, and that youtube helps to explain why. The...
Forum: General Gaming 05-06-2018, 06:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,426
Posted By zapionics<alt>
Re: Far Cry 5 - System Specs

If anyone is interested in what 10 years development does to a PC game in the world of the console, checkout this comparison of FC5 vs FC2 (https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=FCeEvQ68jY8&t=621s).

It...
Forum: General Gaming 05-04-2018, 06:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 833
Posted By zapionics<alt>
Re: Far Cry 5

All the Seeds are defeated. I enjoyed the boss battle with Joseph, it reminded me of how I used to enjoy Deathmatches.

My ending was the explosive one. (Non-spoiler description there).

The...
Forum: Windows 10 05-02-2018, 04:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 414
Posted By zapionics<alt>
Re: The Windows 10 April 2018 Update Debuts On April 30

Very interesting Al, thank you for the valuable info on that issue.
I haven't had a chance to run the update but will try it over the weekend. I've heard generally good things, mostly bug fixes...
Forum: ABXzone News and Announcements 04-28-2018, 10:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,607
Posted By zapionics<alt>
Re: Hedy Lamarr

I just watched the new movie Bombshell:The Hedy Lamarr Story. Really interesting person and amazing life, but what was inspiring was her positive attitude at the end despite the setbacks she...
Forum: Off Topic 04-27-2018, 11:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 108
Posted By zapionics<alt>
Re: Dryer Sheets?

Yes, its my towels that had me looking for conditioner today.
I'm sick of the cardboard feel!
Forum: Off Topic 04-27-2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 108
Posted By zapionics<alt>
Dryer Sheets?

I'm always amazed at how many differences there are between westerrn countries in the way that we do common things.

Today I stumbled across a product called a "dryer sheet".
These appear to be...
Forum: General Gaming 04-26-2018, 04:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,426
Posted By zapionics<alt>
Re: Far Cry 5 - System Specs

Its pretty awesome actually. I always try it on every game now.
Most of the time it provides a decent boost to IQ.
In the early days it wasnt so impressive because the GPU's of the day couldnt...
Forum: General Gaming 04-25-2018, 09:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,426
Posted By zapionics<alt>
Re: Far Cry 5 - System Specs

Good question fv, I use nvidia's DSR. Its awesome, game graphics detail looks much better than at my monitors native res of 1080p.
Forum: General Gaming 04-25-2018, 04:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,426
Posted By zapionics<alt>
Re: Far Cry 5 - System Specs

Just an update, my rig benchmarked nicely at 1440p but appeared too slow for 4K with avg fps of 41. (ultra settings).
So I've played half the game at 1440p.
Anyhow I switched to 4K just for kicks...
Forum: Mechanical & Solid State Drives 04-25-2018, 04:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 132
Posted By zapionics<alt>
Re: Samsung 970 PRO NVMe SSD Review!

Good to see continuous improvements.
I wish someone could convince me of some benefits to upgrading my old rig so I could justify a new build, lol.
Forum: General Gaming 04-25-2018, 06:52 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 833
Posted By zapionics<alt>
Re: Far Cry 5

Well, I've defeated Faith, thank goodness. That was the most tedious and boring mission. It essentially devolves into a corrodoor shooter end-boss battle complete with frequent cut-scenes :mad: ...
Forum: SFF, Laptops, Tablets & Mobile Computing 04-25-2018, 04:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 183
Posted By zapionics<alt>
Re: Screen Protectors?

Thanks Sammy, that looks like a good one from the reviews, very hard glass and maximum scratch protection and finger print smudge resistant. It doesn't seem to be anti-glare. This is the issue, I...
Forum: SFF, Laptops, Tablets & Mobile Computing 04-24-2018, 07:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 183
Posted By zapionics<alt>
Screen Protectors?

I need a new screen protector for my iPhone X and its proving to be very difficult to find a good one.

The key selection criteria at the moment seem to be:
Tempered glass with 9H rating. The 9H...
Forum: Off Topic 04-23-2018, 05:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 176
Posted By zapionics<alt>
Re: So I got married ...

:lol: so in the old days young newly married men worried about their loss of freedom to date, but these days its the loss of gaming time thats most scary, :lol:

ah, just get her The Sims and a...
Forum: General Gaming 04-21-2018, 05:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 833
Posted By zapionics<alt>
Re: Far Cry 5

Nah, it wouldn't work out because I refuse to make a silk purse out of a sows ear, can only write how I truly feel about a game and I doubt that would suit the production companies, lol.

I've been...
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