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PostPosted: Mon Sep 01, 2014 12:58 pm    Post subject: Game 24 Reply with quote

Nvidia is hosting a event on sept 18th to celebrate PC gaming. It is also the event that is rumored that they will reveal the Nvidia 980 GTX(they are skipping 800 series, rumor)

Sign up for the live stream here.
http://game24.nvidia.com/#/info
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 18, 2014 3:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Today is the day! Here is the livestream.
http://game24.nvidia.com/event







I know what I am buying myself for my birthday!
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http://www.hardocp.com/article/2014/09/18/nvidia_maxwell_gpu_geforce_gtx_980_video_card_review/1#.VBu2rUpdXf8
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all donations to ‪#‎SuperMegaBlastMax‬ throughout ‪#‎GAME24‬, up to $100k. Donate now: www.WillFerrellHatesCancer.org

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PostPosted: Fri Sep 19, 2014 2:09 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

DirectX12!

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PostPosted: Fri Sep 19, 2014 12:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'm gonna be picking up a 970 when i rebuild my current 2500k setup.
Dat power consumption tho
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It's a great deal, Low power consumption and performance on par of a 780 at only $350!
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Look what came today while I was in class.

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...so whatcha gonna play with them?
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Watchdogs, Dead Rising 3, DayZ, Metro 2033 and Last Light Redux.


I am benchmarking them through the other graphically demanding games though
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I'm picking up a 2560x1440 IPS and going for a 96 or 120hz overclock soon, wondering if i can enjoy the lowered power consumption of the 970 or if i'll have to go 980 for the framerate.
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I would suggest going with the 980. It has a ridiculously low power consumption anyways.
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 23, 2014 10:34 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Oh man. Do I want to upgrade from my GTX 770 to the 970...I mean, I want to but would it be worth it.
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Do you have the 4gb version of the 770? One of the big pushes I had to get 900 series was because I only had 2gb. That is not enough to play watchdogs at ultra textures.

Now I play watchdogs, ultra textures, 60-100 fps
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Do you have the 4gb version of the 770? One of the big pushes I had to get 900 series was because I only had 2gb. That is not enough to play watchdogs at ultra textures.

Now I play watchdogs, ultra textures, 60-100 fps


Seriously? That's impressive. And I am playing at 2K. The 770 is fine for that but...I'd rather get 60+ in 2k if I can.
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 23, 2014 3:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

What's harder to run, 2560x1440@120fps or 3840x2160@60?

My original plan was to get the IPS 27", but i just found out the Vizio 4K 50" for $999 with HDMI2 launched, which sounds pretty tempting.
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Aoc is about to release a 28" 4k gsync monitor. $800
http://techgage.com/news/the-g-sync-rollout-continues-acer-and-aoc-get-in-on-the-action/


If you're running a nvidia card you should really check out gsync. It smooths out frame rate fluctuations making lower fps look smooth. You're going to need a sli setup though to get close to 60fps at 4k, you may also want to hold off on buying a 980 until the 8gb versions come out at the end of the year.

I'm gaming on a Asus 1080p 144hz Gsync monitor.
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Apparently the 970 can easily be overclocked to get 980 performance. Hmm.
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Can you guys go sign this, please

https://www.change.org/p/corsair-components-inc-keep-the-old-corsair-logo

Don't want to try and find a new trusted brand because of a horrific new logo and 'GAMINGEXTREME' bullshit.
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