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post #1 of 14
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I was surprised this got so little exposure, even if only for debunking it:

http://www.techarp.com/showarticle.aspx?artno=747&pgno=2

So this site claims NVIDIA basically give a cheating advantage to their users:
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this will be enough to change a headshot to a miss, or a critical hit to a non-critical hit.
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the effect will be significant enough to filter down to the gamers' subconscious so that they will associate good luck with NVIDIA Kepler graphics cards.

oO !!!!!

My immediate instict was to assume the editor got it completely wrong. He must have misunderstood something. No way NVIDIA would be risking their reputation by basically becoming "Cheating Hardware Providers".

Does anymore know more about this? I find it hard googling more information about NVIDIA and Ninja and "Cheating" thumb.gif
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post #2 of 14
If that turns to be true, I'm NEVER buying another Nvidia card ever again!.. Man, I'll be Pissed!
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post #3 of 14
I'd say what matters more is whether this "advantage" puts the figure closer over the hitbox, further away or no difference at all, if it's closer, then it could be useful, but if it's further away or no difference at all, then it wouldn't be at all useful, and possibly make it even worse.
post #4 of 14
"Without game support, the NVIDIA Kepler-based graphics card will behave like any other graphics card."

Sounds like this is just one of NVIDIA's dozens of pet projects. I can't see why a game developer would ever include support for this feature.
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post #5 of 14
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I can't see why a game developer would ever include support for this feature.

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post #6 of 14
Someone please tell me how to enable this feature. Im tired of been shot by snipers, lol. biggrin.gif In all seriousnes, it sounds a bit crazy but it could be one of those projects that never sees the light of day.
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Not sure if true or now eek.gif
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You realize this article was posted on April Fools right? Bunch of people in here, just got Ninja'd.
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post #9 of 14
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Originally Posted by BinaryDemon View Post

You realize this article was posted on April Fools right? Bunch of people in here, just got Ninja'd.

Says April 2nd - technically that's not April fools.

Well, this is seriously flawed anyways - everyone would get NVIDIA cards and the playing field would be equalized.

Or game developers would detect who had nvidia cards and only allow them to play together.

This is really just stupid and I doubt it would ever come to fruition - otherwise they may as well just allow hacking across the board for headshots etc.
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everyone who believed this just got trolled. biggrin.gif
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