• rm082e posted a message in the forum topic HBM or +6GB GDDR5 ?. on the PC board

    Looks like late spring or summer for the new AMD card, according to their CEO:So AMD will release new GPUs and APUs in or after Q2 2015 "Going into the second quarter and the second half of the year ...

  • rm082e posted a message in the forum topic HBM or +6GB GDDR5 ?. on the PC board

    I'm thinking of AC4 specifically. Was it the smoke effects that hit the frame rate and not the God Rays?

  • rm082e posted a message in the forum topic HBM or +6GB GDDR5 ?. on the PC board

    @giant_gamer said:@rm082e: If it weren't for the big publishers' scary game recommendations then gtx 970 would have mine by now.I was literally freaked out by the increasing demands.So was I when I r...

  • rm082e posted a message in the forum topic HBM or +6GB GDDR5 ?. on the PC board

    If HBM is cheaper for AMD to make, great. But it's not going to help games much due to engine tech not really taking advantage of it. Just look at the R9 290/290x vs. the GTX 970 - the 970 has half th...

  • rm082e posted a message in the forum topic Guys need help with gtx 970. on the PC board

    @bcooper21 said:I purchase a gigabyte gtx 970 g1 gaming but im having to return it for refund since I had a lot of issues with noise and some kind of humming noise coming from card.Im wondering will ...

  • rm082e posted a message in the forum topic Help me build a computer!. on the PC board

    The difference is really not that big between the 970 and 980.Keep in mind they're both very overclockable. With just a little tinkering, I got a solid 10-15% boost in frame rates on my reference 970,...

  • rm082e posted a message in the forum topic Bad time to upgrade? PC questions!. on the PC board

    Yeah your CPU is fine for now. Wait one or two more years to bump up on that. GPU could always be bigger though. I just went from a 770 to a 970 and I've been really surprised by the jump up in power....

  • rm082e posted a message in the forum topic Is a GTX 970 overkill for 1080p/60 FPS?. on the PC board

    Also keep in mind that PC games frequently have graphical options that have very little impact on how the game looks, but do have an impact on the frame rate. I know a lot of people like to throw arou...

  • rm082e posted a message in the forum topic 970 vs 290X. on the PC board

    @cooperb21 said: Its basically a better 780 then right? Whats weird to me is why is it so cheap... 780 is still 500-600$ and 970 is 390$ wtf Nvidia pricing lol.Unlike other products/companies, Nvidi...

  • rm082e posted a message in the forum topic 8GB VRAM GPUs from AMD and Nvidia incoming.. on the PC board

    1. VRAM production has skyrocketed since the PS4 went into production, so it should be reasonably cheap to put 8GB on a card. Certainly much cheaper than a couple of years ago.2. While 8GB may be over...

  • rm082e posted a message in the forum topic Letter from the Editor discussion.. on the General Discussion board

    While I understand people in the spotlight usually do well to keep their opinions on hot-button topics as vauge and out of sight as possible, this whole thing has really highlighted that in some situa...

  • rm082e posted a message in the forum topic So just what will be the new standard VRAM?. on the PC board

    In case you all haven't seen it yet, I recommend you check out the Digital Foundry report on the Ultra Texture Pack for SoM:Eyes-on with PC Shadow of Mordor's 6GB ultra-HD texturesI probably need to ...

  • rm082e posted a message in the forum topic So just what will be the new standard VRAM?. on the PC board

    I'm in the same boat with a 2GB 770. Planning on doing the same. Seems like the 770 is going to have a short shelf life on the used market, so I figure getting rid of it now while there is still some...

  • rm082e posted a message in the forum topic Need some monitor advice: 1440p @60hz or 1080p @144hz?. on the PC board

    @jarmahead said: @rm082e said: ... I disagree, 144hz feels completely different. Have you actually used a 144hz screen for a long period of time? It may not be as "essential" to success, but it wil...

  • rm082e posted a message in the forum topic Need some monitor advice: 1440p @60hz or 1080p @144hz?. on the PC board

    @mb said: @rm082e said: If you're not looking to become a high level FPS player, then 144Hz is just a visual effect. The added sensory input data isn't going to make any game better (that isn't twitc...

  • rm082e posted a message in the forum topic Need some monitor advice: 1440p @60hz or 1080p @144hz?. on the PC board

    If you're not looking to become a high level FPS player, then 144Hz is just a visual effect. The added sensory input data isn't going to make any game better (that isn't twitch based) since you don't ...

  • rm082e posted a message on the post Giant Bombcast 07/15/2014.

    @depecheload said: And what exactly is the "elephant in the room?" Please, tell me in a way that doesn't sound like you're trying to make something that shouldn't matter, matter in a weird and gross...

  • rm082e posted a message on the post Giant Bombcast 07/15/2014.

    @vancekromo said:Is Samantha Kalman a Tranny that voice sounds odd??Yes. I was not familiar with her until I heard the podcast yesterday and looked her up. I thought she was pretty interesting once s...

  • rm082e posted a message on the post Letter from the Editor - 07/02/2014.

    @crazylittle said: @rm082e said: If I were minimizing or marginalizing the problem, I wouldn't be bothering to talk about it. I'm simply calling you on your attempt to take the events that have happe...

  • rm082e posted a message on the post Letter from the Editor - 07/02/2014.

    @rm082e said: @crazylittle said: @rm082e said: Likewise, I don't think most females and minorities on the internet are receiving credible rape threats on a daily basis. Certainly some are, but there...