• Eurobum posted a message in the forum topic Rate the last movie you watched.. on the Off-Topic board

    @dbones80 said:DRIVE: 5/5 (rewatch) It's an appealing fantasy: a strong and silent mechanic, who is a stunt driver, but also a psycho, part time gangster and aspiring race driver. It's like the Sopra...

  • Eurobum posted a message in the forum topic Addictive Gaming. on the General Discussion board

    @matiaz_tapia: China estimates every 5th youth, which is not unrealistic. ADVChina is a recent channel I discovered and binge-watched talking about living there as an expat.Crappy f2p-trash games tha...

  • Eurobum posted a message in the forum topic Addictive Gaming. on the General Discussion board

    @stantongrouse:Internet Gaming Disorder is a real thing that has been included in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders DSM-5 (2015). Males are more than twice as often affected (8...

  • Eurobum posted a message in the forum topic If they weren't called "video games", what would you call them?. on the General Discussion board

    game-like(especially f2p, MMOs and mobile crap) because it's mostly a lifestyle, a second job, and the "meta" has taken over. Basically when the joy of play and novelty has faded and somehow you're st...

  • Eurobum posted a message in the forum topic What is the best place to buy solar panels?. on the Off-Topic board

    Since the sun rises in the east and sets in the west, it's optimal to place panels facing south (if you live somewhere on the northern hemisphere and vice versa). There is also an optimal angle depend...

  • Eurobum posted a message in the forum topic Desperately Need Help - Laptop Mind Boggling Issue. on the General Discussion board

    @sil3n7 said:Are you sure your laptop is using your dedicated card and not the integrated one?This is what I was thinking. This switchable graphics option is called Nvidia Optimus, it used to work by...

  • Eurobum posted a message in the forum topic Losing interest in music and blankly staring at Spotify. on the Off-Topic board

    Maybe, just maybe, this is not music specific, or even steaming specific. I think it's a natural consequence of growth, that all previous preferences more or less turn to shit in one's perception. So ...

  • Eurobum posted a message in the forum topic Without spoiling story, what did you think of Blade Runner 2049?. on the Off-Topic board

    @ntm: Maybe we can respect a slow and plodding movie, but so far I fell asleep thrice (no lie, only to be disturbed again by the loud banging) and haven't yet finished it. So I should reserve final ju...

  • Eurobum posted a message in the forum topic We Need More HDR In Our PC Games. on the PC board

    @oursin_360 said:Hdr shouldn't have any performance impact as its all hardware in the monitor/tv. It may increase latency but that should be it.Hmm. TVs have various filters that basically stretch 8-b...

  • Eurobum posted a message in the forum topic Refresh my memory because all this confusing information Hertz: A TV refresh rate post. on the General Discussion board

    @hayt said:I have read a lot of recommendations to get 120hz TVs but if games are only mostly 60 and if the 120hz is a madeup number anyway then i’m unsure if I should even bother.There was a dark ti...

  • Eurobum posted a message in the forum topic Buy now or wait for rumored updated hardware in 2018?. on the Nintendo Switch board

    So Nvidia talked about Tegra X1 in 2014, and launched in Jan 2015, it took about 2.2 years to end up in a Switch. This is the maximum time it would take from chip launch to consumer product.The succes...

  • Eurobum posted a message in the forum topic Buy now or wait for rumored updated hardware in 2018?. on the Nintendo Switch board

    @ll_exile_ll said:It makes very little sense for Nintendo to do a hardware revision only a year after launch, especially when the thing is still a hot selling item. Hardware revisions are typically in...

  • Eurobum posted a message in the forum topic We Need More HDR In Our PC Games. on the PC board

    @morten81: Please correct me if I'm wrong.So, the higher dynamic range extends the usual 8-bit range of 256 shades of grey or brightness to 10-bit or 1024 shades. This is an accuracy improvement espec...

  • Eurobum posted a message in the forum topic We Need More HDR In Our PC Games. on the PC board

    @xanadu:HDR is a meaningless marketing buzzword designed to sell you things that have not improved much. Of course it's not always an outright lie, and there is tremendous value in realizing that the ...

  • Eurobum posted a message in the forum topic 60/144/240hz monitors. on the PC board

    @oursin_360: Higher resolutions are not without merit, especially for other things.For games improved gameplay is the obvious priority. Looking back all games look like crap, we know it doesn't matter...

  • Eurobum posted a message in the forum topic 60/144/240hz monitors. on the PC board

    @oursin_360 said:I will be happy with 4k 60, i dont play anything serious enough for input and high refresh to really matter to me. I was looking at 1080 144hz and they still seem overpriced for the s...

  • Eurobum posted a message in the forum topic Is the future of gaming screwed?. on the General Discussion board

    I think people are wrong to blame pay-to-win, just because it's an easy thing to criticize. Financing free-to-play by raffling social status items in blind boxes, is much more insidious and manipulat...

  • Eurobum posted a message in the forum topic 60/144/240hz monitors. on the PC board

    @skyzard: Unfortunately the industry is moving towards the 4K / 60 Hz nonsense once again. But this reminds me I need to buy a a 144 Hz Monitor. I'm thinking 1080p Ultrawide (2560 x 1080) Unfortunatel...

  • Eurobum posted a message on the post 8-4 Play 10/6/2017: STEVE WOULD LIKE YOU TO PLAY IT LOUD.

    My favorite podcast. Interesting guests. I would have liked to hear more of that Southpark rap, or was it the previous episode?

  • Eurobum posted a message in the forum topic The Star Trek: Discovery thread (Spoilers). on the Off-Topic board

    @marokai said:I greatly enjoyed the first two episodes but I can agree the third episode was just sort of... weird. I didn't think it was bad, but it raised a lot of questions I doubt the show can an...