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Whoever wrote that article is a moron. But also pro in the aspect of talking out his ~love~ xD
    
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Originally Posted by DuckieHo View Post

Why would anyone get a 105Mb/s network for gaming? If you don't know the difference between throughput and latency, please do not write anything about technology or computers.
Who still buys $33 Monster HDMI cables?
Why does a gaming rig need a UPS?

$33??? There $69+ all over...
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Hipster gaming.
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Originally Posted by Harbinger View Post

I just love it when the non-techy people act like they know it all and end up making a fool of themselves. Not that I look down on them, but it's better for everyone if you don't open your mouth and say something silly.

I do. They're so obnoxious when they're absolutely clueless about something yet they make up ridiculous things about it to make it seem that they know a lot about it. For instance the topic on dual core processors... I've heard guys trying to explain it to their friends and they swear that it means they have two "computer chips." lachen.gif
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If he had said adding more CPUs, that would have made more sense.

Even that would have been ridiculous as (I think) the only processors that can do multi CPU setups are Xeons and Opterons and the cost would be over the top and the gaming performance wouldn't really change..
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$4000 for a PC, where in the world are you coming from, Jennifer Prince...

 

$1600 can decked out a Ivy Bridge + 7970 easily. Pretty much throw anything at it.

 
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I think this article just raised the bar for internet trolls everywhere.  Now I'm off to buy more motherboards, and maybe I'll download some RAM while I'm at it! biggrin.gif

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Digital Storm Dreadnought PC...lol

- $3333 inflated pre-build machine with GTX 590 quad SLI powering a single 27" monitor...
- $270 for keyboard and mouse solely due to the fact that they are labeled "gaming"
- $80 game pad w/ joystick...really? because all those macro keys on your G19 aren't enough
- Blu-ray burners are just soo essential too...

Who is this Warren character?
Soup up your system by adding motherboards?
Boost your ram to improve gaming experience (huh?)
Optimize your graphics...like picking dual 590s to run a 27"?

Do people really buy his magazine?

People should really use this thing called "google" and "the interwebz" to do some research before writing these articles...
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Im going to install all my games on my second motherboard. Beat that SSSSSD's!!
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Troll article or sheer stupidity? This thread needs a poll.

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