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  • joseph_mach posted a message in the forum topic Skylake Details Leaked - Coming H2 2015. on the PC & Mac Discussion board

    @demi0227_basic said: @RyviusARC said: I thought Skylake would be going for 6/8 core CPUs as there regular product but they are still using 4 cores.They better perform a lot better than the 4xxx seri...

  • joseph_mach posted a message in the forum topic AMD Cards and MSAA Not Playing Well with Grand Theft Auto V. on the PC & Mac Discussion board

    AMD has a beta driver (15.4 Beta) that's optimized for GTA V and includes CF support. You can try giving that a shot if you'd like.

  • joseph_mach posted a message in the forum topic How many of you will get a VR Headset in the next 5 - 10 years?. on the PC & Mac Discussion board

    Day 1 purchase for me. Sink or swim, I'm trying it out.

  • joseph_mach posted a message in the forum topic Microsoft Office vs Use the free versions?. on the PC & Mac Discussion board

    I believe MS offers Office 365 for free if you're a student. You can Google "free ms office for students" or check the following link:https://products.office.com/en-us/student/office-in-educationFrom...

  • joseph_mach posted a message in the forum topic Dell U2913WM resolution problems. on the PC & Mac Discussion board

    **Sorry for all the edits**It's not the card. I had the same issue with my 32" 21:9 monitor. It's the dvi cable. Not that the cable is bad, but you need to use hdmi or display port. I read up on dvi c...

  • joseph_mach posted a message in the forum topic could you reccomend some games i can run. on the PC & Mac Discussion board

    $120? An R7 260X isn't a bad choice. It'll play most games with med-high settings at 1080p at a decent frame rate. It'll be closer to low-medium for more demanding games. But it's still a nice "e...

  • joseph_mach posted a message in the forum topic Intel i7 3770 vs Intel i5 4690k. on the PC & Mac Discussion board

    @NVIDIATI said: @willre00 said: @joseph_mach: what's skylight K?Skylake is a new Intel architecture on a 14 nm process. The "K" means that it's unlocked.Sandy Bridge --> Ivy Bridge --> Haswell ...

  • joseph_mach posted a message in the forum topic Intel i7 3770 vs Intel i5 4690k. on the PC & Mac Discussion board

    @sSubZerOo said:@willre00: no not for gaming. Even chips like the I5 2500k there is no reason to upgrade to a neweflchip at this time..Yup. I'm keeping my good old Sandy Bridge until Skylake-k comes...

  • joseph_mach posted a message in the forum topic Case advise. on the PC & Mac Discussion board

    While I know full tower cases aren't everyone's cup of tea, I prefer them over mid towers myself. But that's just me. I went with a Corsair 760T and think it's the best case I've ever owned. It's got ...

  • joseph_mach posted a message in the forum topic Future of AMD Mantle API. on the PC & Mac Discussion board

    @dyeous said:I thought AMD and Kronus announced that major components of Mantle are in Vulkan API.That they did. From what I understand, Khronus took the "best pieces" of Mantle for use in the next ...

  • joseph_mach posted a message in the forum topic Displayport question. on the PC & Mac Discussion board

    Yup. The connector and cabling are still the same.

  • joseph_mach posted a message in the forum topic Will the new 8gb 900 series models max 144hz@1440p?. on the PC & Mac Discussion board

    @kitty said: @joseph_mach said: @glez13 said: Why are people obsessed with VRAM?They're probably just future proofing themselves a bit. As cards get more powerful, and people start moving beyond 108...

  • joseph_mach posted a message in the forum topic Will the new 8gb 900 series models max 144hz@1440p?. on the PC & Mac Discussion board

    @glez13 said:Why are people obsessed with VRAM?They're probably just future proofing themselves a bit. As cards get more powerful, and people start moving beyond 1080p, the extra VRAM will help push...

  • joseph_mach posted a message in the forum topic I liked AOE & Sims, recommend a new game?. on the PC & Mac Discussion board

    Cities Skylines maybe? Comes out next month. There are plenty of articles about it if you want to look into it.

  • joseph_mach posted a message in the forum topic Which case?. on the PC & Mac Discussion board

    I'll just toss in my vote for the 760T. Best case I've ever owned. I've got crossfire cards, a 280mm cooler, a ssd tucked away neatly against the back of the case, and room for all sorts of drives ...

  • joseph_mach posted a message in the forum topic Do not update your bios.. on the PC & Mac Discussion board

    @skipper847 said:Does it matter what revision motherboard you have to bios update as well. My motherboard is revision 1.0 and latest one is 1.2 so could that be reason it doesn't like the latest bios...

  • joseph_mach posted a message in the forum topic Having some PC problems.... on the PC & Mac Discussion board

    Do you have a cable (ie, Time Warner, etc) connection? If so, it sounds like it may be a congestion issue. Disconnects can happen during "peak" hours with a cable connection. So first, here are a few ...

  • joseph_mach posted a message in the forum topic IPS monitor what should I buy?. on the PC & Mac Discussion board

    Just tossing out three different models for you to take a look at.While just a bit over your budget, have you looked at the ASUS MX279H 27-Inch monitor? For the money, it's a solid all around IPS pan...

  • joseph_mach posted a message in the forum topic Monitor time.. on the PC & Mac Discussion board

    Oh man...monitor upgrade time! What a fun...and ridiculously hard time that can be as there are so many options and variables to consider. =DIn my humble opinion, if you've got the budget for it, I...

  • joseph_mach posted a message in the forum topic Showcase your rigs. . on the PC & Mac Discussion board

    Slight update.Decided to turn one of my spare rooms into a small office. Haven't put in much on the walls as of yet, but here's the rig in the room.