• MonkeyKing1969 posted a message in the forum topic Is the GeForce GTX 1050 Ti a good card?. on the General Discussion board

    Truthfully, you really have two choices for something in the low $220sUsed cards like a GTX 1070 8GBNew cards in the GTX 1660 or RX 580 rangeMy assumption is that since you had a 660Ti your build is ...

  • MonkeyKing1969 posted a message on the post We Talk Over the Google "All Will Be Revealed" Keynote!.

    After 24 hrs to ruminate, I think no matter what, thing have just changed.Whether it is Google, Microsoft, or some other comapny who does this - this is tehy way ting WILL go. And, if this is how thin...

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  • MonkeyKing1969 posted a message on the post We Talk Over the Google "All Will Be Revealed" Keynote!.

    Wow. I have to agree this is a bit overwhelming if they really have a better backbone than what any other company can offer. I think if what they were showing will work as they said they just shove...

  • MonkeyKing1969 posted a message in the forum topic I made a 3D Bomby Model. on the General Discussion board

    Is there a place where you have published the STL or OBJ? Could you put it on Thingiverse?

  • MonkeyKing1969 posted a message in the forum topic Interesting site that shows popularity of PSN games. on the General Discussion board

    Well, that is very interesting even if they are working out the kinks. The breakout numbers of 'tasters' and 'subaccount' player is interesting too. You would think in the XB One and PS4 era that ...

  • MonkeyKing1969 posted a message in the forum topic Diablo (1) is now available on GOG.com. on the General Discussion board

    @deckard said:Apparently it’s showing up on GOG because because they did a bunch of extra work on it and because the original Diablo executable is “incompatible with the Battle.net platform infrastru...

  • MonkeyKing1969 posted a message in the forum topic "Rumor: Microsoft Bringing Game Pass And Published Titles To Switch". on the General Discussion board

    This is a smart move. You might say it is more tactical than practical for Microsoft's own interests, but isn't that why it is an interesting move. 'Knowing who to rub up against to improve your o...

  • MonkeyKing1969 posted a message in the forum topic Who Will Win The Streaming Wars?. on the General Discussion board

    I think the ramp for 'mostly streaming' or 'streaming only' console will be long, wide and shallow. Microsoft and Sony have both already dipped their toe into that pool, so teh are both already on...

  • MonkeyKing1969 posted a message in the forum topic 2019 PC Build - Thoughts. on the General Discussion board

    The pre-built is fine, it will work as intended.If you go with building it yourself, then I have two simple recommendations. I would trade the Ryzen 2700X for the plain Ryzen 2700 and use that savi...

  • MonkeyKing1969 posted a message in the forum topic Extortion email possibly tied to a previously hacked EA account. on the General Discussion board

    Its overkill, but when I don't use a camera...I just cover it up with painters tape. Lol. Yeah, these threats that have no connection to anything you have done, been too, or seen are weird. With ...

  • MonkeyKing1969 posted a message in the forum topic Peresona 4 Endurance Run 10 year anniversary rewatch thread. on the General Discussion board

    I watched it five years ago, but I highly recommend anyone who has not seen it watch. It is well worth the time investment.

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  • MonkeyKing1969 posted a message in the forum topic Rate the last movie you watched.. on the Off-Topic board

    @nutter said:@monkeyking1969: WAIT, WAIT, WAIT, WAIT, WAIT...Thor Ragnarok is easily one of the best Marvel Movies. Jeff Goldblum alone makes an outstanding case for that movie.Were you thinking of t...

  • MonkeyKing1969 posted a message in the forum topic What did you think of Final Fantasy - The Spirits Within?. on the Off-Topic board

    I like the animation, characters, and the outline of the story. I think they executed the story very poorly; and very especially,I think the ending was a mess. With that said it is not the huge lemon ...

  • MonkeyKing1969 posted a message in the forum topic What's your favorite manga (or comic)?. on the Off-Topic board

    Appleseed, by Masanori Ota (AKA Masamune. Shirow)Mai, the Psychic Girl, by Kazuya Kudō and illustrated by Ryoichi Ikegami.Crying Freeman, written by Kazuo Koike and illustrated by Ryoichi Ikegami.Lon...

  • MonkeyKing1969 posted a message in the forum topic Recommended external hard drive brand?. on the General Discussion board

    What you are looking for is the sort of statistics revealed in BackBlaze's Annualized Hard Drive Failure Rate chart. The latest one is HERE for teh year 2018. Warning: you really have to read the...

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  • MonkeyKing1969 posted a message in the forum topic Which console has the most defined aesthetic?. on the General Discussion board

    I think the original Playstation was super compelling in shape and color. The grey with a touch of purple housing with the rectangle w/ circular motifs made PSX distinctive in 1995. That shape and ...