• achilles614’s Activity
  • achilles614 posted a message in the forum topic Anyone else studying for the MCAT?. on the Off-Topic Discussion board

    I've only taken the GRE so far and might take the FE soon. I wouldn't worry about score so much as I would being in the top 10%.

  • achilles614 posted a message in the forum topic Is a gmail account more professional than others?. on the Off-Topic Discussion board

    Well gmail does provide some pretty useful services (drive) that are almost essential where I work. It's really inefficient to send email chains back and fourth so we just use drive to post current ta...

  • achilles614 posted a message in the forum topic Scary times ahead for consoles, PASCAL is almost here!. on the System Wars board

    @SolidTy said: It's actually the opposite. It's not scary at all, it's just business as usual for Nvidia. lol Nvidia downplaying AMD after losing to AMD in all three consoles (Wii U, Xbone, PS4). Nvi...

  • achilles614 posted a message in the forum topic Gaming Laptop?. on the AV / Hardware Center board

    I have a 17.3 inch ASUS ROG laptop...it's great for gaming, plays a lot of games fine at 1080p...it's way too big though, as a result I always end up bring my smaller laptop out with me and a 3ds to ...

  • achilles614 posted a message in the forum topic AMD "Zen" CPU Core Block Diagram Surfaces. on the AV / Hardware Center board

    @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 a long time only r...

  • achilles614 posted a message in the forum topic What you do for a living, does it effect gaming?. on the Off-Topic Discussion board

    @plageus900 said: @achilles614 said: @plageus900 said: I work for a semiconductor chip maker. No it does not affect my gaming.What do you do for work there?I have a little time for gaming, maybe a f...

  • achilles614 posted a message in the forum topic Linux is not windows. on the PC/Mac/Linux Society board

    @thehig1 said: @FelipeInside said: @AlexKidd5000 said: http://linux.oneandoneis2.org/LNW.htmFound this on the linux mint forum.A beginner's guide for anyone interested in checking out linux. I though...

  • achilles614 posted a message in the forum topic Onboard sound VS dedicated sound card. on the PC/Mac/Linux Society board

    @GiantAssPanda said: high output impedance which depending on your headphones might cause quite a significant signal degradation.Do you have any sources for that? That's crazy that professional engin...

  • achilles614 posted a message in the forum topic What you do for a living, does it effect gaming?. on the Off-Topic Discussion board

    @plageus900 said:I work for a semiconductor chip maker. No it does not affect my gaming.What do you do for work there?I have a little time for gaming, maybe a few hours each week. I'm a full-time stu...

  • achilles614 posted a message in the forum topic You too can sue M$ for 360 disk scratching!!!. on the System Wars board

    It's even crazier when you realize that all it takes to fix it is some foam pads to keep the spinning disc stable...or at least I remember seeing that on the net.

  • achilles614 posted a message in the forum topic So...this gen=last gen +?. on the System Wars board

    @MBirdy88 said:@Slashkice said: I'll buy what I want, thanks.Remakes/remasters aren't stopping new games from coming out at all.No your right, instead it further encourages the murdering of backward...

  • achilles614 posted a message in the forum topic Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang Blogs about GTX 970. on the PC/Mac/Linux Society board

    Anyone confused about the CEO's statement should this article http://www.pcper.com/reviews/Graphics-Cards/NVIDIA-Discloses-Full-Memory-Structure-and-Limitations-GTX-970 What Hsun is saying is that wi...

  • achilles614 posted a message in the forum topic Halo MCC matchmaking? Is it Fixed yet?. on the Xbox Association board

    It works pretty well for me, maybe 1 out of 10 times I need to restart the game search.Forming a party and finding a match is still pretty broken, some days it works fine and others I give up.

  • achilles614 posted a message in the forum topic College Majors Thread. on the Off-Topic Discussion board

    Lots of CS people here :)Electrical engineering..almost finished...most likely going to get PhD in computer engineering (to either design GPUs, CPUs, or do "architecture research".) or possible work i...

  • achilles614 posted a message in the forum topic Want to change your N3DS SD card? You'll need a screwdriver.. on the System Wars board

    @lamprey263 said: Though, for anybody without one finding a precision screwdriver set can be hard. RadioShack does't carry the good cheap ones like they used to, instead last time I went to get one t...

  • achilles614 posted a message in the forum topic The sad truth about college. on the Off-Topic Discussion board

    @JigglyWiggly_ said: @achilles614 said: I don't get how some people get away with only renting the book or not even buying a book...in a math class, you must not learn the proofs/derivations if you r...

  • achilles614 posted a message in the forum topic The sad truth about college. on the Off-Topic Discussion board

    I don't get how some people get away with only renting the book or not even buying a book...in a math class, you must not learn the proofs/derivations if you rarely use a book (so basically most peopl...

  • achilles614 posted a message in the forum topic Morning Classes vs Night Classes?. on the Off-Topic Discussion board

    I'm on the fence. In community college I would get to campus every day at 6:45am to wait for the library to open (gotta get the best spot :P), back then I would take morning classes. At university I ...

  • achilles614 posted a message in the forum topic IPad Air or Surface Pro 3, for work and school. on the PC/Mac/Linux Society board

    A lot of my classmates use surface pros, they handle 99% of what I would need a laptop for.I use an iPad air, mostly because it was free for me. It's great for reading pdf files and reading anything ...

  • achilles614 posted a message in the forum topic A warning for people thinking about buying Garden Warfare.... on the Xbox Association board

    I've had zero issues finding populated matches. East coast US here.