• achilles614’s Activity
  • achilles614 posted a message in the forum topic You don't understand Destiny.... on the System Wars board

    I'm really enjoying my time with the game so far, the combat, worlds, and things to do are great. I've spent most of my time in deathmatch and control which are a ton of fun.Don't understand the hate...

  • achilles614 posted a message in the forum topic So what's the argument against backwards compatibility?. on the System Wars board

    A lot of misunderstanding in this thread...the reason the new consoles (except wii u) lack BC is because they use completely different architecture than their predecessors. Including the hardware to p...

  • achilles614 posted a message in the forum topic What classes are you taking this semester?. on the Off-Topic Discussion board

    @BranKetra said: @Allicrombie said: @BranKetra: that's great. My books are hella expensive, the psych books are like 200 a pop.Yes. My school bookstore is like that, so Barnes and Noble was the rati...

  • achilles614 posted a message in the forum topic Is the iPhone mankind's greatest invention? Ever?. on the Off-Topic Discussion board

    @comp_atkins: 100% agreed on the transistor.

  • achilles614 posted a message in the forum topic What classes are you taking this semester?. on the Off-Topic Discussion board

    @lostrib said:Researchin what field? Early stages, late stages?

  • achilles614 posted a message in the forum topic What classes are you taking this semester?. on the Off-Topic Discussion board

    Taking 14 credits and doing research with a professor.Embedded systems-Microcontroller systems, assembly language programming, data representation, memory and device interfacing, timing analysis, para...

  • achilles614 posted a message in the forum topic NINTENDO 3DS XL MARIO WHITE EDITION NTSC!. on the Nintendo Discussion board

    @purplelabel said: @nini200 said: @purplelabel said: @nini200 said: @purplelabel: really now? Hmm I may haveto look into this, thanks. Can the triforce logo be carved off it without damaging it? I'...

  • achilles614 posted a message in the forum topic Phil Spencer: Framerate is more important than resolution. on the System Wars board

    Frame rate is so much more important than resolution. Been playing N64 a lot lately and the games on it are riddled with frame rate issues, pretty sure Majora's Mask drops into the low 20s frequently...

  • achilles614 posted a message in the forum topic GBA Link to the Past: Not saving. on the Games Discussion board

    The game cartridge likely uses a small watch battery to maintain the save data, your save battery is probably dead.They're easy to replace, you need a tri-wing screwdriver and the correct battery. All...

  • achilles614 posted a message in the forum topic Have You Tried the Mensa Workout? EDIT: Try This IQ Test. on the Off-Topic Discussion board

    So this test basically amounts to-can you recognize common squared terms, cubed terms, and simple patterns.-You know a handful of english idioms-do you know fibonacci sequence I literally skipped ...

  • achilles614 posted a message in the forum topic How good are you at math?. on the Off-Topic Discussion board

    @br0kenrabbit said: Yeah, CIS degree. Math is quite integral to computer science for obvious reasons, whether you're dealing with hardware or software. The great thing about math though is that there...

  • achilles614 posted a message in the forum topic A great victory for AMD! Intel forced to pay for bribing.. on the PC & Mac Discussion board

    @04dcarraher @superclocked That makes more sense now, my knowledge on the cross-license stuff is very fuzzy. What I don't get, is in that time period while core was being developed what was stopping ...

  • achilles614 posted a message in the forum topic A great victory for AMD! Intel forced to pay for bribing.. on the PC & Mac Discussion board

    @04dcarraher said: intel starting owning all patents relating to cpu tech which caused AMD to be stuck with current tech and or things they created from scratch. Could you explain to me why this is a...

  • achilles614 posted a message in the forum topic Would you buy a HD Wii U Gamepad?. on the Nintendo Discussion board

    A repeater would be awesome, the signal in my bedroom isn't very strong.

  • achilles614 posted a message in the forum topic A great victory for AMD! Intel forced to pay for bribing.. on the PC & Mac Discussion board

    Prices wouldn't change much if AMD disappeared...Intel still has to give people a reason to upgrade, plenty of people sitting on OCed Sandy Bridges, like myself @4.4GHzI came in this thread to bitch a...

  • achilles614 posted a message in the forum topic It's July - What are you reading?. on the Off-Topic Discussion board

    Hyrule Historia, got it for my birthday. Pretty cool book.I haven't had a chance to read a good novel or short story in a long time, so much of my reading time is spent in textbooks it's absurd.

  • achilles614 posted a message in the forum topic Intel's New Entry Level CPU: G3258 Unlocked. on the System Wars board

    @NVIDIATI How do you think this compares to a q6600 (at 2.4GHz or 3.6GHz)? Keep in mind it would only be paired with an HD4850 (sold my spare HD6870 :( ). I have a q6600 tower in my closet that I neve...

  • achilles614 posted a message in the forum topic SW Gaming setup PIC thread... on the System Wars board

    I need to tidy up my TV stand and these pictures don't a good portion of my retro collection...but here it goes.The first pic is Xbox One, Wii U, PS3, Nintendo 64, Gameboy Pocket, Xbox OG with mod chi...

  • achilles614 posted a message in the forum topic Nintendo Introduces Cross Buy For eShop. on the System Wars board

    If this doesn't retroactively apply to all my purchases then what is the point other than to say that Nintendo made a long over due step in the right direction. Big deal.

  • achilles614 posted a message in the forum topic Amazon's best sellers: Dat Xbone. on the System Wars board

    At least Xbox One owners don't have to get near the piece of shit that is the PS4 controller, now that would be bad.