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  • neatfeatguy posted a message in the forum topic GTX 970 and customer demand..... on the PC & Mac Discussion board

    @Postmortem123 said:PNY aren't great IMO (not bad though), but Zotac are pretty good and offer 5 year warranty.I liked the watercooled cards PNY did.Still have a PNY 7600 GT card in a computer I buil...

  • neatfeatguy posted a message in the forum topic GTX 970 and customer demand..... on the PC & Mac Discussion board

    @BSC14: I hear the top end of Nvidia GPUs should be coming out by the end of the year, so that may take some of the demand off the 970/980.You could also check amazon.com for any 970s. You may find ...

  • neatfeatguy posted a message in the forum topic Upgrade suggestions (GTX 570, i5 2500k). on the PC & Mac Discussion board

    @ArchoNils2: Upgrade the GPU first. As suggested, 970 sli if you want to handle 4K.As for the CPU, wait to see what kind of performance you get after you upgrade the GPU. Most likely a decent overcl...

  • neatfeatguy posted a message in the forum topic Is there a catch to PC gaming? Honest answers. on the PC & Mac Discussion board

    @mdk12345 said: The reason why I have entertained the though of a PC one day is because I don't like my PS3 graphics anymore. I have PS4, but the PS3 graphics are horrible as in they are blurry and t...

  • neatfeatguy posted a message in the forum topic How much is your gaming build?. on the PC & Mac Discussion board

    2 GTX 570s: $600Asrock Extreme4 z87 MB: $145i5 4670K: $240Cooler Master Cosmos 1000 case: $80 (I had $75 in gift cards that went towards the purchase 5 years ago so it only cost me $80).8GB DDR3: $753...

  • neatfeatguy posted a message in the forum topic I have an Xboxone, a ps4 and now would like a pc..... on the PC & Mac Discussion board

    @danlevm: go to pcpartpicker.com and check out parts and prices. this will help you get an idea of what's available and then you can ask questions about specific parts and have the folks here help y...

  • neatfeatguy posted a message in the forum topic Help me find an alien themed Diablo clone. on the PC & Mac Discussion board

    @PredatorRules: I recall a game kind of like what you're talking about, but not sure if it's the same:Space HackI didn't think the game was that great and didn't play too far into it.

  • neatfeatguy posted a message in the forum topic My Nvidia GT610 lags Dead Rising 3. Suggest new card. Please. on the PC & Mac Discussion board

    GTX 750Ti

  • neatfeatguy posted a message in the forum topic GTX 760 from GTX 570?. on the PC & Mac Discussion board

    @Coseniath said:@neatfeatguy: Your info is great and it proves @04dcarraher's statement of double FPS from phenom 2 to 4690K.It seems that @Chris_53 will get more FPS if he upgrade his system to an i...

  • neatfeatguy posted a message in the forum topic GTX 760 from GTX 570?. on the PC & Mac Discussion board

    @Chris_53: The GTX 570 performs around the level of the GTX 660 - which in turn is about 15% slower then what a GTX 760 can provide (granted it depends on the game/application, you may see more or le...

  • neatfeatguy posted a message in the forum topic Sale price for GTX 670 2gb?. on the PC & Mac Discussion board

    @awax187187: A few weeks/month back you could have certainly gotten more from your cards, but with the 980 and 970 having been released and the 760/770/780 having been flagged for end-of-life you wo...

  • neatfeatguy posted a message in the forum topic Best way to keep kids safe. on the PC & Mac Discussion board

    Will the kid(s) have their own computer? If so, you can also install remote software such as VNC Viewer or Radmin, this way you can always remote into the computer to see what they're viewing.Also, yo...

  • neatfeatguy posted a message in the forum topic The Sims 3 Graphics Issues. on the PC & Mac Discussion board

    A search for the error code and driver .sys file - people playing other games have experienced similar issues. 78xx series cards on driver version 14.4Someone suggested to uninstall 14.4 and revert b...

  • neatfeatguy posted a message in the forum topic 480 GTX is fried, anything decent for $150-$200?. on the PC & Mac Discussion board

    If you're looking to have similar performance in games, but something that runs a lot cooler and uses less power, the GTX 660 would be your best bet at finding around $180-200.Not sure about the AMD ...

  • neatfeatguy posted a message in the forum topic The Sims 3 Graphics Issues. on the PC & Mac Discussion board

    Do the basics.Check event viewer for any possible log of the blue screen/crash. Check if there's a .dmp file created - Vista/Win7 you find it in c:\windows\minidump (I don't recall for XP and not sure...

  • neatfeatguy posted a message in the forum topic Going to Retire This ol' Work Horse Soon (Phenom 2). on the PC & Mac Discussion board

    @04dcarraher: I went from my Phenom II x4 940 (OC to 3.6) that I used for 5 years to a i5-4670k (which I currently run at stock) and I saw a jaw-dropping jump in performance from my GTX 570s.Metro 2...

  • neatfeatguy posted a message in the forum topic Standing and gaming. on the PC & Mac Discussion board

    At my old job, one of the employees had a adjustable workstation stand installed - he could raise it if he wanted to stand or lower it if he wanted to sit. He seemed to like it and he never had any i...

  • neatfeatguy posted a message in the forum topic AMD Readies Radeon R9 390X to Take on GeForce GTX 980. on the PC & Mac Discussion board

    @Coseniath said:@Old_Gooseberry said: the 880gtx isnt even out yet is it? I don't care about a card thats two generations away, more interested in how the 880gtx will be running games.Nvidia skipped ...

  • neatfeatguy posted a message in the forum topic In general, how soon after a game is released do you start PLAYING it?. on the PC & Mac Discussion board

    I'm a cheap gamer. I can't afford to drop $50-60 on a new release. I generally wait for games to drop in price to $15 or less which means I don't purchase the game until 6-12 months after the release...

  • neatfeatguy posted a message in the forum topic Looking for an MMO need help. on the PC & Mac Discussion board

    Maybe check out Wildstar - I'm finding the small amounts of time I can play it enjoyable. Ask around, you might find something to give you a friend code/guest pass to let you play free for 7 days.