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Linus spreads information, WE spread information, everybody can be wrong. Only difference here is he has access to more hardware then I can dream of. He's on YouTube. Naturally he'll get bashed. But it happens here too

And the problem saying "I can do a better job", is the chance to prove it is very slim.
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I don't mind Linus, for me hes just something to watch and get me thinking, typically about (doesn't happen often) like this, I would have never really thought (being an ATI user lol) about the effects of PhysX. Hes just some guy that works at NCIX, shows off some products and stuff, hes not really a reviewer imho, without posting benchmarks of products. If I want benchmarks I either hit these forums or motherboard.org youtube channel.


Linus is still better than 3dGameman lol
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Originally Posted by Behemoth777 View Post
Get me an expensive camera and set me up with a job at ncix with access to tons of hardware and I guarantee you I will do a better job.


When he is using his videos to spread misinformation, it then becomes a problem. Incomplete or inaccurate tests help nobody, it only creates confusion. Most everything else he does is unboxings, which take literally no computer skill, some dumb bimbo could do the same thing, read off the box.
You can guarantee it all you want. However, that doesn't prove it.

So since you have a problem with his videos, talk to him about it! It's not like telling him that you have a few problems with his videos will cause any harm! Maybe he doesn't know! Maybe everyone's too afraid to be honest with him! heh


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Originally Posted by mbudden View Post
He doesn't really make any point. He's testing with a 8600GT then steps it up to a 550, 560, & 580.

Knowledge of what? That he's testing a crappy card vs some top of the line cards? Should have had more of an array than that to test.
He's providing knowledge to people who don't have it, such as this guy:

http://www.overclock.net/nvidia/9828...-gt-physx.html

Just because you know something and just because you think that it's very common knowledge that is easy to figure out, it doesn't mean it is like that for everyone.

If you don't like his videos, then tell him.
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Linus is fun and informative.

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Originally Posted by grunion View Post
Well it's kind of obvious, GTX580 > GTX570> GTX560 > GTX 550> GTS 460, etc..

And really its all funny when GPU accelerated Physx is all but dead.
This. When will people realize that only one crappy Batman game really supports hardware Physx and no other games ever will either.
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Well duh.

However, that doesn't give you the right to judge him like that, nor would it give me the right. When you cast judgment on someone (or their creation), you are insinuating that you have the right to judge. So that's why you'd only have the right to judge if you had your own videos - but only if they were noticeably better than his. So since you don't, you have no right to judge (just as I don't).

Do you like it when someone casts negative judgment on you? What feeling does it give you? What does it make you want to say?



It's still not obvious to everyone:

http://www.overclock.net/nvidia/9828...-gt-physx.html
It's always for the best to run a dedicated physx card when running sli.
In essence you disable sli when you choose to run physx on your sli set up.

And that's why we're here, answer those types of questions, 99% of people have no idea to see what Linus thinks.

And I'll tell the whole world right now, don't use a card with < 96 sp's.
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Just ridiculous how this has turned into an argument about the guys reviews. Go ahead and complain, but he still has a ton of subs on youtube and that stands for something regardless. He has made mistakes, and many times in his vids he apologizes for them. But he doesn't know he made mistakes if NO ONE TELLS HIM HE MADE A MISTAKE....so let him know yourself then. jeez.
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If we are going to play that boat, what right does it give you to judge me about my judgement about him? Seriously bro?! Just step away from the keyboard for a moment, clearly you take the internet WAY to seriously.
You're really no better.
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So maybe he's not a pro like you? I still think Linus have the best of intentions with his videos, why hate? He's just doing his thing.

I like to eat potato chips with my tacos, is that wrong too?
Who said I was a pro? I most certainly didn't. I never said he didn't have good intentions. I just said if you're going to do a test, then do an actual test. That's what someone pointed out in the comments and he ended up being a dick about it.

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He's providing knowledge to people who don't have it, such as this guy:

http://www.overclock.net/nvidia/9828...-gt-physx.html

Just because you know something and just because you think that it's very common knowledge that is easy to figure out, it doesn't mean it is like that for everyone.

If you don't like his videos, then tell him.
Okay? And that's why THAT guy came on the forum and asked a damn question. He got his answer from people that actually KNOW what they are talking about.

And no dip sherlock, that's why I help anyone & everyone to the best of my abilities. I know not everyone knows everything about computers, and that's to be expected.

If I could tell him, and he actually read it and respond. I would. But I highly doubt that will happen.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Firehawk View Post
Exactly, so the entire point of every single video he does is to get people to buy stuff. So in this video he's saying, in not so many words, "If you're running an old card for PhysX, its time to get in here and buy a faster card so you're not bottlenecking your nice new GTX 580."

Its all advertisement.
It's not advertisement. There are literally thousands (if not millions) of people who think that they know what they are doing, but yet they don't understand this concept.

I see new threads come through here almost every week by people wondering if it's ok to use like a 9800 GT as PhysX for their GTX 480 or GTX 570/580, etc.
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