• Xtasy26’s Activity
  • Xtasy26 posted a message in the forum topic MSI or ASUS. on the PC/Mac/Linux Society board

    I have ASRock which is a subsidiary of ASUS and it has survived through numerous attempts at overclocking GPU/CPU which resulted in my Gaming PC shutting down and it hasn't fried and always booted up...

  • Xtasy26 posted a message in the forum topic GTA V causes my laptop to get heated... a lot.. on the Games Discussion board

    Get Zalman laptop cooler. My laptop used to shutdown when it get's hot. Now it never does during gaming. Don't waste your money buying cheap $15 - $20 laptop coolers, I did and it sucked. It barely co...

  • Xtasy26 posted a message in the forum topic Best pc monitor?. on the PC/Mac/Linux Society board

    @KHAndAnime said: @Xtasy26 said: How is G-Sync any better? Show me proof. He will save $200 dollars which he can use to buy another GPU or a boatloads of games. Plus Freesync has been incorporated in...

  • Xtasy26 posted a message in the forum topic Quake II VS Unreal. on the PC/Mac/Linux Society board

    @uninspiredcup said:@Xtasy26 said: @uninspiredcup said: Having finished Quake 2 I'm glad to report age wise; barring ugly brown graphics, it has aged exceptionally well. The level design in particula...

  • Xtasy26 posted a message in the forum topic Decent Gaming Laptop under $800?. on the PC/Mac/Linux Society board

    @sSubZerOo said:@ferrari2001 said: @sSubZerOo said: @ferrari2001 said: Don't listen to these people who say you can't get a gaming laptop for $800. Now you won't be able to max out every game but the...

  • Xtasy26 posted a message in the forum topic Decent Gaming Laptop under $800?. on the PC/Mac/Linux Society board

    Here's an AMD Laptop with A series APU and AMD Discrete GPU which you can hybrid crossfire for gaming. http://store.hp.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/us/en/pdp/Laptops/hp-pavilion-notebook---17-f111nr...

  • Xtasy26 posted a message in the forum topic To Upgrade or to Not Upgrade? (GTX680 --> GTX970). on the AV / Hardware Center board

    @04dcarraher said: @Xtasy26 said: @RyviusARC said: Nope Total War Attila is a 32bit application and cannot access more than 3GB of vRAM.So any stutter happening is not from vRAM.Besides if there is g...

  • Xtasy26 posted a message in the forum topic What you do for a living, does it effect gaming?. on the Off-Topic Discussion board

    Was thinking about the same thing lately. Come from an engineering background. I also study on the side for professional development and it has come to my attention that it's becoming almost impossibl...

  • Xtasy26 posted a message in the forum topic AMD "Zen" CPU Core Block Diagram Surfaces. on the AV / Hardware Center board

    @achilles614 said:@Xtasy26 said: Global Foundries is doing good tape out of 14nm. Intel just recently this year started 14nm with Broadwell. intel has been king of the hill in node manufacturing for ...

  • Xtasy26 posted a message in the forum topic Quake II VS Unreal. on the PC/Mac/Linux Society board

    @uninspiredcup said:Having finished Quake 2 I'm glad to report age wise; barring ugly brown graphics, it has aged exceptionally well. The level design in particular, is impeccable.The expansion pack ...

  • Xtasy26 posted a message in the forum topic Quake II VS Unreal. on the PC/Mac/Linux Society board

    Awesome thread TC. Having finished both Unreal over Quake II (Quake II over a decade ago and Unreal half a decade ago after playing through it for several years) Unreal easily comes on top. I still ha...

  • Xtasy26 posted a message in the forum topic To Upgrade or to Not Upgrade? (GTX680 --> GTX970). on the AV / Hardware Center board

    @RyviusARC said: @Xtasy26 said: @RyviusARC said: @Xtasy26 said: Here my Graphics Card history/cards I used to play "3D Accelerated Games", can I still use the term? :P1. Riva 128 (STB Velocity 128) -...

  • Xtasy26 posted a message in the forum topic PC or stick to PS4?. on the PC/Mac/Linux Society board

    Why don't you dump the 4790 and get a AMD FX 8350 8 Core Black Edition. It will save you $100 - $120 dollars. Also, I would wait a month to see what AMD has with their AMD HBM GPU, even if you don't ...

  • Xtasy26 posted a message in the forum topic AMD "Zen" CPU Core Block Diagram Surfaces. on the AV / Hardware Center board

    @horgen said: @Xtasy26 said: Just because they will be a node behind doesn't mean that they will be far behind. In the Pentium 4 days intel was a node ahead but their Athlon 64/X2 was still spanking ...

  • Xtasy26 posted a message in the forum topic To Upgrade or to Not Upgrade? (GTX680 --> GTX970). on the AV / Hardware Center board

    @RyviusARC said:@Xtasy26 said: Here my Graphics Card history/cards I used to play "3D Accelerated Games", can I still use the term? :P1. Riva 128 (STB Velocity 128) - 1998 - First Graphics that I use...

  • Xtasy26 posted a message in the forum topic 24 inch gaming monitors. on the PC/Mac/Linux Society board

    Samsung S24D300H Black 24" 2ms. Excellent picture quality with 2ms response time. Samsung is known for their quality monitors. I believe high end Apple screens are supplied by Samsung.If you are looki...

  • Xtasy26 posted a message in the forum topic To Upgrade or to Not Upgrade? (GTX680 --> GTX970). on the AV / Hardware Center board

    Here my Graphics Card history/cards I used to play "3D Accelerated Games", can I still use the term? :P1. Riva 128 (STB Velocity 128) - 1998 - First Graphics that I used to play "3D Accelerated Games"...

  • Xtasy26 posted a message in the forum topic Best pc monitor?. on the PC/Mac/Linux Society board

    @BassMan said:@Xtasy26 said: I would highly recommend you get theBenQ XL2730Zhttp://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824014451It has 1ms response time It's $200 less than the Acer XB270...

  • Xtasy26 posted a message in the forum topic Help for wireless gaming mouse. on the PC/Mac/Linux Society board

    @nyadc said:Not to be mean but....>wireless>gaming mousePick one.Not really true. I have fully converted to wireless mouse for gaming. I think that is a long standing myth that no longer holds ...

  • Xtasy26 posted a message in the forum topic Opinion on my PC. on the PC/Mac/Linux Society board

    Looks good. Only thing I would add is that you wait for 1 month for AMD to release their HBM memory based R9 390 series. Supposed to provide significant boost in performance. Also, may see a price dr...