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post #31 of 74
Good thing you put that in your sig, I always thought your name said chinese wiki lol
post #32 of 74
I admit I don't know that much. I bought a PSU that's overkill, a 4XXX over 5XXX Radeon because I thought a 265-bit GDDR3 interface was faster then 128-bit GDDR5. I bought Logitech speakers, and three of them have already died from moderate usage. If I'm not 100% sure on something, I'll usually state it outright I'm not an expert. What's REALLY overdone is power supplies; many users still recommend the HX1000 for example, only because they own one.
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post #33 of 74
I don't know about ocn, but I think Head-fi has an unwritten rule, where if you have no experience on a headphone or dac or amp, you don't comment on it.
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post #34 of 74
blur510 yeah it is like an unwritten rule, because you cannot get past anyone there who has actually owned the equipment so they can really call you out on that.

Best thing to do is read as much as you can and buy things!

Just when I read things online whether here at OCN or HF, or any other place for that matter, I try to remember that not everyone knows what they are talking about. If you ask something be prepared to get all sort of answers haha.
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Dont ask questions if you dont want answers
/thread
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post #36 of 74
Quote:
Originally Posted by Smoblikat;14361076 
Dont ask questions if you dont want answers
/thread

While this is true, people should provide more than one answer, because sound is a very personal thing.
I was actually very happy with the sound from my old microsoft headset, and I'm even more happy with this plantronics gamecom headset, but that may have something to do with the x-fi clone it's hooked to.

If I had the money, I'd buy a Xonar STX and a 200 pound headset.. but this works for me now.
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post #37 of 74
Quote:
Originally Posted by Smoblikat;14361076 
Dont ask questions if you dont want answers
/thread

THANK YOU.

I swear to god, that's 40% of OCN.
post #38 of 74
Quote:
Originally Posted by refeek;14361162 
THANK YOU.

I swear to god, that's 40% of OCN.

There's answers and there's answers. If I recommended everyone buy a GTX460, people would quite rightly call me an idiot. There is not just one answer to a question.
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post #39 of 74
Recommendations are just that. RECOMMENDATIONS. We aren't telling the person to go get it. We are recommending based on our personal experience. Even if the video card is overkill, I'll recommend it if it has served me well and never failed me.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Draggin;14361203 
Recommendations are just that. RECOMMENDATIONS. We aren't telling the person to go get it. We are recommending based on our personal experience. Even if the video card is overkill, I'll recommend it if it has served me well and never failed me.

Yes, but if your recommendations are wrong for the task, then people should be allowed to call you out on it.
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