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  • XaosII posted a message in the forum topic Upgrading an old PC as a HTPC. on the PC & Mac Discussion board

    Sounds like thats about all you would need. I have an HTPC with pretty terrible specs and it does just fine playing videos at 1080p.

  • XaosII posted a message in the forum topic What programming languages?. on the Off-Topic Discussion board

    Game designers don't use programming. Even if you are interested in programming, what language you pick matters far, far, far less than learning the core concepts of any one language you are familiar ...

  • XaosII posted a message in the forum topic Do Mac's have an advantage over PC? (models, editing, etc). on the PC & Mac Discussion board

    Mac's have a decent advantage over Windows machine due to a much better OS level color profiler and management system. But this is only useful if you use a variety of applications, and each of them a...

  • XaosII posted a message in the forum topic Windows 10. on the PC & Mac Discussion board

    @Toph_Girl250 said:I hope Windows 10 doesn't look anything like Windows 8, where Windows 8 looks like the design was just made solely for tablets and not actual laptops/computers.What is it that you ...

  • XaosII posted a message in the forum topic Which car would you buy for 40k?. on the Off-Topic Discussion board

    I don't get it. If you are all that concerned about zero to 60 times and track times, couldn't you do better with $40,000 with a used Corvette?

  • XaosII posted a message in the forum topic Can canned goods stop school shootings?. on the Off-Topic Discussion board

    @airshocker said: So you still wouldn't trust someone even after they went through an intensive armed security course? That sounds ridiculous to me.Like what other pragmatic route?Hell, to the no. Ev...

  • XaosII posted a message in the forum topic FPS physics and FPS cut scenes. on the Games Discussion board

    Many FPS games do this while maintaining first person view the entire time. Some, like the Half-Life series, can tell their entire story without even having cutscenes.But it doesn't really matter, doe...

  • XaosII posted a message in the forum topic For some, digital games have no benefits. on the Games Discussion board

    @mdk12345 said: Well if you don't have access to a car, you should be looking for a job, not playing video games. His scenario was common and practical. The simple reality is that a digital system do...

  • XaosII posted a message in the forum topic This Right Here Is Why Digital Everything Is a ROTTEN Idea.. on the Games Discussion board

    @mdk12345 said:I want to collect! I want to have something to show for with the $$ that I spend. I want ownership. I want options. I want to have those perks as a consumer!!!!!!!!Do you buy every boo...

  • XaosII posted a message in the forum topic For some, digital games have no benefits. on the Games Discussion board

    @JustPlainLucas said: Yes, but let's say you want a game now, after it's already been out, and you have shitty internet. In that particular instance, it's undeniably easier and faster to just go out ...

  • XaosII posted a message in the forum topic Console gamer switching to PC gaming.. on the PC & Mac Discussion board

    If you are familiar with gaming in general, it shouldn't take too long to adjust to a PC control scheme. However, you should play comfortably and adjust settings to play comfortably. Its possible you...

  • XaosII posted a message in the forum topic Scariest ways to die?. on the Off-Topic Discussion board

    Imagine we discover teleportation in the future. When you teleport, its not quite just displacing atoms from one place to another, but destroying it on one side and creating it on the other. So anythi...

  • XaosII posted a message in the forum topic How can I copy and paste?. on the PC & Mac Discussion board

    The only time i've ever encountered a similar issue has been with a USB thumbdrive. It was definitely failing and even using utilities from the manufacturer in an attempt to either recover the data, ...

  • XaosII posted a message in the forum topic IPad Air or Surface Pro 3, for work and school. on the PC & Mac Discussion board

    @FelipeInside: Still. It could really benefit from at least one more USB port. The keyboard/trackpad is only decently functional, i much prefer my wireless Logitech Mouse. Just plugging in my thumbdr...

  • XaosII posted a message in the forum topic IPad Air or Surface Pro 3, for work and school. on the PC & Mac Discussion board

    I just completed the last semester (and my last semester to graduate!) using a Surface Pro 3 (i5, 128 SSD, 4GB memory) and it was great. I previously had an HP Touchsmart TM2T convertible laptop and i...

  • XaosII posted a message in the forum topic Running out of hard drive space?. on the PC & Mac Discussion board

    Updates.Im fairly certain you've got other stuff other than windows on there. Video card drivers/software? MS Office? Another browser? Some utilities? Adobe Reader or Flash? File archiver (WinZip/Win...

  • XaosII posted a message in the forum topic Gun Attack on French Magazine Charlie Hebdo kills 12.. on the Off-Topic Discussion board

    @alim298 said: How would you feel if I were to tell you that your father raped your under-aged mother and that's basically how you came to be.Complete freedom of speech is bullshit. At the very best...

  • XaosII posted a message in the forum topic Why do we separate Religion from science?. on the Off-Topic Discussion board

    @top_lel said: @toast_burner said: None of that stuff is exclusive to religion.Religion is nonsense, that doesn't mean everything about it is nonsense. Stalin liked to breath oxygen, does that mean ...

  • XaosII posted a message in the forum topic Why do Americans, Europeans, etc, HATE immigrants SO MUCH?. on the Off-Topic Discussion board

    @sayyy-gaa said:Drunk_pi: if you agree that illegal immigrants are breaking the law, then you do not disagree with my statement. I do believe that there should be immigration reform, but we have been...

  • XaosII posted a message in the forum topic Why do Americans, Europeans, etc, HATE immigrants SO MUCH?. on the Off-Topic Discussion board

    Its very easy to blame others for faults in failures in a society or a community, and who is the easiest to blame? The outside. The immigrant. Having a hard time finding a job? An Immigrant took it. T...