Overclock.net › Forums › Industry News › Video Game News › [BD]Microsoft and Nvidia missing from PC Gaming Alliance members web site
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

[BD]Microsoft and Nvidia missing from PC Gaming Alliance members web site

post #1 of 9
Thread Starter 
Quote:

The PC Gaming Alliance, the non-profit organization who has been both promoting and trying to improve the PC gaming industry, may have lost two of its founding members. The official PC Gaming Alliance web site no longer shows Microsoft and Nvidia listed as members of the group. In addition another founding member, AMD, is now listed as a contributing member of the organization rather than the higher Promoters membership tier.
http://news.bigdownload.com/2011/02/...e-members-web/

UPDATE
Quote:
Big Download has been contacted by PC Gaming Alliance president Matt Ployhar who has confirmed that two of the organization's founding members, Microsoft and Nvidia, have indeed left the non-profit organization. Ployhar would not comment on why the two companies have left the PCGA, saying that he would prefer both Microsoft and Nvidia to communication their reasons directly to us. At the time of this post, neither company has provided Big Download with an official reason for leaving the organization that both helped to form in 2008.
http://news.bigdownload.com/2011/02/...osoft-and-nvi/

lol...it was a pretty pathetic organisation to begin with,they did nothing but talk.
post #2 of 9
Quote:
non-profit
Hah.
Not surprised why for-profit corporations would jump ship, they can get their tax break on something more useful.
Can't say that I've ever really heard of this organization, but /shrug.
Waiting on X399
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Phenom II B57 @ X4 3.9 Gigabyte 790FXTA-UD5 Sapphire Radeon 290 8 GB G.Skill 2133 
Hard DriveCoolingOSKeyboard
250 GB 840 EVO Noctua NH-D14 Windows 10 Logitech K350 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Seasonic x750 Corsair 600T Logitech G100s Razer Goliathus Speed 
Audio
Plantronics Gamecom 788 
  hide details  
Reply
Waiting on X399
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Phenom II B57 @ X4 3.9 Gigabyte 790FXTA-UD5 Sapphire Radeon 290 8 GB G.Skill 2133 
Hard DriveCoolingOSKeyboard
250 GB 840 EVO Noctua NH-D14 Windows 10 Logitech K350 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Seasonic x750 Corsair 600T Logitech G100s Razer Goliathus Speed 
Audio
Plantronics Gamecom 788 
  hide details  
Reply
post #3 of 9
You can receive money for research and still be non-profit, if an employee of a non-profit organization receives a check though, they have to pay taxes...

Nothing is free, why is this funny?

Anyway, maybe AMD has money nobody is aware of being like how many billions in debt?

I find this rather disturbing... hmmmm...

On the funny side, I guess they beat that saying "Talk is cheap." lol...
The Rock
(15 items)
 
  
Reply
The Rock
(15 items)
 
  
Reply
post #4 of 9
But microsoft is going to re-invent gaming with windows 8, remeber?
lol, o microsoft why not just come out and say you have no interest in pc gaming...
Don't know why nvidia would leave, they for sure aren't done. Didn't they just dump $2mill into crysis 2? Maybe it is just a worthless group to be a part of.
1683
(19 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
4690k Asus Maximus VI HERO MSI GTX 980 Gaming 4g 8GB ripjaws 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingCooling
crucial m4 raptor Aqua computers Kryos HF EK Ultimate 360 XTX 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
CPX Pro Windows 8.1 Pro Asus swift das model s pro 
PowerCaseMouseAudio
corsair tx750 haf 932 logitech g-402 asus xonar 
Audio
M-audio m3-6 
  hide details  
Reply
1683
(19 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
4690k Asus Maximus VI HERO MSI GTX 980 Gaming 4g 8GB ripjaws 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingCooling
crucial m4 raptor Aqua computers Kryos HF EK Ultimate 360 XTX 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
CPX Pro Windows 8.1 Pro Asus swift das model s pro 
PowerCaseMouseAudio
corsair tx750 haf 932 logitech g-402 asus xonar 
Audio
M-audio m3-6 
  hide details  
Reply
post #5 of 9
E-gasp!!!!!!!!!! two companies removed their name on a useless website!11!11one!1 oh well i guess the only thing left to play is consoles...
Savings Bucket
(12 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 760 4.01ghz @ 1.24v ASUS Sabertooth 55i 2X Gigabyte GTX460s 1GB in 8gb G.Skill F3 1600mhz 
Hard DriveCoolingMonitorKeyboard
OCZ Vertex 3 120GB Corsair H50 P/P 27" Samsung S27A950D Logitech G710+ 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
eVGA 500B SilverStone RV02 Logitech MX518 Steelseries Qck 
  hide details  
Reply
Savings Bucket
(12 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 760 4.01ghz @ 1.24v ASUS Sabertooth 55i 2X Gigabyte GTX460s 1GB in 8gb G.Skill F3 1600mhz 
Hard DriveCoolingMonitorKeyboard
OCZ Vertex 3 120GB Corsair H50 P/P 27" Samsung S27A950D Logitech G710+ 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
eVGA 500B SilverStone RV02 Logitech MX518 Steelseries Qck 
  hide details  
Reply
post #6 of 9
Quote:
Originally Posted by iliatay View Post
E-gasp!!!!!!!!!! two companies removed their name on a useless website!11!11one!1 oh well i guess the only thing left to play is consoles...
QFT

*heads off to sell rig*
post #7 of 9
Never heard of this "Alliance" until now...
 
The Asgard II
(10 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II x4 965 BE C3 Revision ASRock 890FX DELUXE5 GIGABYTE GTX 480 Super Overclock 8GB G.SKILL PI 1600MHz 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Mushkin Callisto 120GB SSD + WD 7200RPM 500GB Who cares? Windows 7 Home Premuim 64bit Viewsonic vx2265wm 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
AZIO Levetron Mech4 CORSAIR CMPSU-750TX 750W NZXT M59 Logitech G9x 
Mouse PadAudio
Razer Goliathus (Speed Edition) ASUS Xonar D1 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
A4-3300 APU BIOSTAR TA75M+ AMD Radeon HD 6450 G.SKILL Ripjaws 
Hard DriveCoolingMonitorPower
Corsair Nova Series 2 CSSD-V60GB2 SSD Ultra ChillTec Black I-Inc iP-192ABB 19" Class Widescreen LCD Monitor Mushkin Enhanced Volta MKNPSVT500 PSU 
CaseMouse
Xigmatek Asgard II KINGWIN KW-03 Wired Optical 800 dpi Mouse 
  hide details  
Reply
 
The Asgard II
(10 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II x4 965 BE C3 Revision ASRock 890FX DELUXE5 GIGABYTE GTX 480 Super Overclock 8GB G.SKILL PI 1600MHz 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Mushkin Callisto 120GB SSD + WD 7200RPM 500GB Who cares? Windows 7 Home Premuim 64bit Viewsonic vx2265wm 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
AZIO Levetron Mech4 CORSAIR CMPSU-750TX 750W NZXT M59 Logitech G9x 
Mouse PadAudio
Razer Goliathus (Speed Edition) ASUS Xonar D1 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
A4-3300 APU BIOSTAR TA75M+ AMD Radeon HD 6450 G.SKILL Ripjaws 
Hard DriveCoolingMonitorPower
Corsair Nova Series 2 CSSD-V60GB2 SSD Ultra ChillTec Black I-Inc iP-192ABB 19" Class Widescreen LCD Monitor Mushkin Enhanced Volta MKNPSVT500 PSU 
CaseMouse
Xigmatek Asgard II KINGWIN KW-03 Wired Optical 800 dpi Mouse 
  hide details  
Reply
post #8 of 9
This alliance doesn't even have Blizzard or Valve. What they do have though is Gamestop, the store that dedicates one small little rack to pc games.
post #9 of 9
Quote:
Originally Posted by KingGreasy View Post
This alliance doesn't even have Blizzard or Valve. What they do have though is Gamestop, the store that dedicates one small little rack to pc games.
Don't forget as to which their empoylees know nothing about.
Bob's Computer
(16 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i5 2500K MSI P67A-G45 MSI 6970 Lightning 2GB G Skill Ripjaws X (2x4GB) 1866mhz 9-10-9-28 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Corsair Force 3 SSD (60GB), X1 WD5000AAKS, X1 W... ASUS DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS Black SATA 24X DVD Burner Noctua NH-C14 Windows 7 64 bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Asus VH238H Logitech G510 HALE90 750W NZXT Phantom Black 
MouseMouse PadAudioOther
Logitech G9x SteelSeries 4HD ASUS Xonar DGX / Audio-Technica ATH-AD700 Hauppauge! HVR-1250 TV Tuner 
  hide details  
Reply
Bob's Computer
(16 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i5 2500K MSI P67A-G45 MSI 6970 Lightning 2GB G Skill Ripjaws X (2x4GB) 1866mhz 9-10-9-28 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Corsair Force 3 SSD (60GB), X1 WD5000AAKS, X1 W... ASUS DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS Black SATA 24X DVD Burner Noctua NH-C14 Windows 7 64 bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Asus VH238H Logitech G510 HALE90 750W NZXT Phantom Black 
MouseMouse PadAudioOther
Logitech G9x SteelSeries 4HD ASUS Xonar DGX / Audio-Technica ATH-AD700 Hauppauge! HVR-1250 TV Tuner 
  hide details  
Reply
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Video Game News
Overclock.net › Forums › Industry News › Video Game News › [BD]Microsoft and Nvidia missing from PC Gaming Alliance members web site