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I read this thread every day it is making me want to get out of AFG so bad LOL... I know it might sound crazy but computers are a bit of escape for me I have been deployed 9 of the last 11 years
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I read this thread every day it is making me want to get out of AFG so bad LOL... I know it might sound crazy but computers are a bit of escape for me I have been deployed 9 of the last 11 years


You will soon hopefully. :)

 

Computers are even an escape for me from my job and its stress, so I can only imagine that it can only be a bigger escape for you :)

 

Are you guys not allowed to bring any computers with you there?

 

I served in the Turkish army for a year (it is a mandotary service), and I was stationed on the border of Iran, and it was forbidden to even have a cellular phone. I wonder if this is the case for you guys out there.

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I would not even want to bring anything nice to where I am at if it is not issued it is not needed here.
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I would not even want to bring anything nice to where I am at if it is not issued it is not needed here.


Yeah I understand actually.

 

The reason I asked is because sometimes I see pictures of deployed folks with their own room on where they are deployed and with their PCs next to them. However I believe they are probably not in AFG :) Perhaps somewhere in Europe or even somewhere in USA.

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I'd like to join, thanks
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Been lurking here a while, lots of good info in this thread. Just got my U2713HM delivered today and Its amazing. Love it. Pics soon (no time now, games to play)

1440p is a different world isnt it? wink.gif

It is, and I love it.
Had never even seen one running till yesterday, but as soon as Windows loaded and I saw the pixel density I knew it was going to be awesome.
Games look stunning and just feel better to play.
Problem is now I need another GPU, had to lower some settings in BF3 to maintain my 60fps. Still looked better than I've ever seen it though.
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I read this thread every day it is making me want to get out of AFG so bad LOL... I know it might sound crazy but computers are a bit of escape for me I have been deployed 9 of the last 11 years

holy cow 9 out of 11 years? wow

thank you for your service
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It is, and I love it.
Had never even seen one running till yesterday, but as soon as Windows loaded and I saw the pixel density I knew it was going to be awesome.
Games look stunning and just feel better to play.
Problem is now I need another GPU, had to lower some settings in BF3 to maintain my 60fps. Still looked better than I've ever seen it though.

You will be equally blown away once/and if you go SLI. My 670 4GB card was doing a pretty bang up job but some games had a weird lag feel to them (even when FPS seemed acceptable) ... oddly, the shooter "Syndicate" was really bad with this (though still playable). I'm not talking about "stutter" or jumpy performance, it just felt like syrup or something (again, even when FPS were 60+ and constant).

But after I added a second 670 card ... sheesh ... night and day. Syndicate is like 200 fps or something silly and just as snappy as can be now. Other than the Samsung 850D, I'd have to say going SLI for the first time *ever*, was the 2nd most dramatic upgrade I've made in the past few years or so. Past 10, really ... not counting system upgrades.

It's freaky to open any game and for once, not have to worry about playing at Max or near max settings; as others have discussed, I've pretty much done away with FXAA and other antialiasing, 'cept for about 2x in just about all games, as the 1440p res is so damn high that it's simply not necessary. This alone adds a huge performance boost across the board.

In fact, my greatest computer related fear now is not that my hugely overclocked 2700K will go out on me, or even one of my video cards ... but that something might go buggy with my Samsung monitor ... LOL ... which is why I opted for the Samsung in the first place, since the warranty is rock solid (think it's three years or so) ...

Have fun.
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Guys whats the best settings for crysis 3 with one gtx 670 on very high i get about 20 FPS. The only reason i ask this is because am new to pc gaming and not sure what settings to use on a 1440p monitor. For any games i normally just max out the settings lol. Still learning new stuff from people from the forums smile.gif
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Guys whats the best settings for crysis 3 with one gtx 670 on very high i get about 20 FPS. The only reason i ask this is because am new to pc gaming and not sure what settings to use on a 1440p monitor for any games i normally just max out the settings lol

Oh lord... i get like twice that on my 7970... Turn down the AA dammit. at 1440p, AA is not as needed as it used to be, thus i only use SMAA x2, i never considered AA to be part of the MAX equations. What's included in maxing out is stuff like textures, shadows, physics, and so on. 8xMSAA is a waste of resources on a high res like 1440p.

and..... Crysis 3 is AMD optimized, but still, turn down the AA.
     
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