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  1. Roel

    Microsoft Gives Windows 10 a Major Performance Boost

    Well if it was downloading then with my specs it could only mean their servers are getting overloaded. I will try again when I won't need the PC for some time...
  2. Roel

    Microsoft Gives Windows 10 a Major Performance Boost

    This might have been nice if I didn't have to waste a lot of startup time with a stuck updated at 32% and having to revert. Of course I need to blame my drivers instead of M$ but I can't be bothered to troubleshoot this right now...
  3. Roel

    8K A Great Challenge: NVIDIA and AMD

    A midrange GPU with Displayport handles 4K perfectly. You are only looking at framerates in demanding games which is not what they meant.
  4. Roel

    Microsoft Announces Windows 10 Operating System

    It's surprising how some talk about the current desktop design failing. I still feel keyboard and mouse is superior to any touch screens and allows me to finish tasks way quicker. For example, try to type an entire page of text, nothing will be faster than a good keyboard that can achieve 400+...
  5. Roel

    NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 has Three DisplayPort Connectors: G-Sync Surround!

    From what I know, G-Sync still isn't supported in surround even with 3 cards. However there will be a driver that supports it and the 980 will allow it from a single card, with Kepler you would need 3 cards. Hopefully the driver will release soon after the 980 launch.
  6. Roel

    NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 and GTX 970 Pricing Revealed

    Or just buy a new card every 4 years, it would basically be the same. You make the choice to buy something.
  7. Roel

    Galaxy GeForce GTX 970 Pictured, Specs Confirmed, Early Benchmarks Surface

    Games are actually pushing hardware pretty hard and GPUs can't catch up, that's if you're using a newer monitor. 1080P 60Hz is really old by now, it's like saying that Crysis didn't push hardware when you were gaming at 720P or even 540P. 1440P 60Hz and 1080P 120+Hz monitors have been around for...
  8. Roel

    Galaxy GeForce GTX 970 Pictured, Specs Confirmed, Early Benchmarks Surface

    The amount of power connections say nothing about the actual consumption of the card.
  9. Roel

    Matrox Unveils Quad and Six-Head PCI Express Graphics Cards

    Now, this is an example of what we need to see on some gaming cards. Come on Nvidia, you can do it!
  10. Roel

    GamingPC Releases 4.4 GHz Core i7-5960X-Powered Gaming System

    I don't get why people would buy this instead of build it themselves which is cheaper and gives much more freedom. They are not real enthusiasts from my point of view, just gamers with money.
  11. Roel

    G.Skill Releases World's Fastest DDR4 3333 MHz Memory

    Insane prices for the fastest stuff isn't anything new, the fastest DDR3 kits are even more expensive than this. I would do the same if no other company could compete with my speeds because some people will pay for the best.
  12. Roel

    G.Skill Releases World's Fastest DDR4 3333 MHz Memory

    This is meant for benchers who don't care about the price...
  13. Roel

    ASUS Rampage V Extreme Is the Company's Flagship Motherboard

    Intel only launched 2 CPU generation with both X58 and X79 (first Tock, then Tick). Both lasted 3 years until the next platform released. Based on that I believe it's quite likely we will get a new platform with Skylake-E. Something new is always around the corner.
  14. Roel

    ASUS Rampage V Extreme Is the Company's Flagship Motherboard

    Yes next year we can say that Skylake-E is only a year away and it's better to wait instead of getting the "old" X99 platform :P
  15. Roel

    NVIDIA Announces Game24, Massive 24-hour Celebration of PC Gaming

    I agree with you except that WoW is the most time consuming game I ever played. I spent a lot of time reading guides instead of playing, not to mention the endless grinding. It's addiction what causes someone to do this and the regrets only come after you quit. Since then I like my games simpler...
  16. Roel

    ASUS Rampage V Extreme Is the Company's Flagship Motherboard

    Yes. 12 inch x 10.7 inch ( 30.5 cm x 27.2 cm ) http://www.asus.com/Motherboards/RAMPAGE_V_EXTREME/specifications/
  17. Roel

    ASUS Rampage V Extreme Is the Company's Flagship Motherboard

    WS is also great but it's obviously more for workstation purposes and less for overclocking. Though I doubt there will be much difference in price, they are both flagships and not meant for most people.
  18. Roel

    G.SKILL Officially Announces Ripjaws 4 Series DDR4 Memory Kits

    I will have zero airflow over my watercooled motherboard so I will have those heatspreaders please especially when overclocking.
  19. Roel

    G.Skill RipJaws 4 DDR4 Memory Modules Pictured

    Motherboards that support DDR3 won't support DDR4 so if you want to upgrade RAM, you also need to upgrade your motherboard and CPU.
  20. Roel

    ASUS Announces RT-AC87U AC2400 Dual-Band Gigabit Wireless Router

    I am going to read more about building a custom router like that, it seems more like my kind of thing. Maybe I can even use my current server with barely an extra expense and way better performance than these 1 Ghz dual-cores.
  21. Roel

    ASUS Announces RT-AC87U AC2400 Dual-Band Gigabit Wireless Router

    I don't even care about wireless, I just want superior QoS performance at wired Gbit speeds with tons of simultaneous connections. Any suggestions? I don't mind paying the premium for this router if it's really the best option.
  22. Roel

    Intel Core i7 "Haswell-E" and X99 Motherboards Launch Date Revealed

    It's 5820k, 12 threads at 3.3 Ghz and 28 lanes.
  23. Roel

    NVIDIA to Launch GeForce GTX 880 in September

    Yes it's the same story as with the GTX 680. It really depends on how much you're in need for an upgrade. If you wait for the 980 then you will be stuck with a card that is slower than the 880 for another year. However if you don't want to wait that long then it's probably a better choice to get...
  24. Roel

    NVIDIA to Launch GeForce GTX 880 in September

    I get tired that I keep hearing the 880 will be mid-range. It's likely going to be the fastest card available at launch which defines top-end. It doesn't matter if they could have released something faster or if the 980 will be faster next year, that's how technology works, there will always be...
  25. Roel

    NVIDIA Moving Around the Fabled GeForce GTX TITAN II

    This is surely interesting, I was aiming for the 880 but GM200 seems significantly faster if these rumors are true. Expected CUDA cores at least 25% more than GM204, the 880 was expected to have 3200 cores. And a massive 512-bit memory bus vs 256-bit so it will probably be 8GB vs 4GB. I am going...
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