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Posted · Original PosterOP

So I currently have my droid turbo which is a beast of a phone, but its not charging. I am pretty sure its just dirt in the ports (I will be able to see if this is causing it later) But if it isn't I will have decide between repairing it myself or getting a new phone. Basically I was thinking of the G6 (20 dollars a month) or S8(+) (around 30 a month). THing about the G6 I have to wait 2 years to upgrade, if I kept the s8(+) in good enough condition I can upgrade every year.  But custom Romming (lol making up words) the S8(+) is supposedly complicated and might not be coming for the snapdragon version (the one I would get) So in the long run the S8 is less money (I'd upgrade every year) but I have to deal with freaking TouchWiz. I wish they would just add a switch to make it default with added features for say the Bixby and edge, but look and feels stock. How bad is TouchWiz now? And how does the S8 compare to the G6. 


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4 minutes ago, Abyss Gaming said:

THing about the G6

well LG has its boot loop technology that forces you to upgrade also uses an older SD821. 

4 minutes ago, Abyss Gaming said:

S8(+) (around 30 a month).

get the s8 or s8+ for long term solution, if you hate Samsung skin that much root+custom rom should help. 

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S8! It's practically the best droid out there (though it does have some niggles). Also, they've really fixed TouchWiz in the S8, it doesn't look as ugly as the old ones, and it's nicer than the S6 interface. 


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Posted · Original PosterOP
1 minute ago, nerdslayer1 said:

well LG has its boot loop technology that forces you to upgrade also uses an older SD821. 

get the s8 or s8+ for long term solution, if you hate Samsung skin that much root+custom rom should help. 

 

5 minutes ago, Abyss Gaming said:

But custom Romming (lol making up words) the S8(+) is supposedly complicated and might not be coming for the snapdragon version 

 


Mark 16: 15

“And He said to them, ‘Go into all the world and preach the gospel to every creature.'”

 

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GPU: GTX 660 (until vega I can afford something better)

PSU: CX750M

PERIPHERALS: Logitech G910, G930; G602; LG 29in Ultrawide, Toshiba 28in TV; Water Dancing Speakers

 

 

 

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Posted · Original PosterOP
Just now, Zando Bob said:

S8! It's practically the best droid out there (though it does have some niggles). Also, they've really fixed TouchWiz in the S8, it doesn't look as ugly as the old ones, and it's nicer than the S6 interface. 

Hmmm so touchwiz is fixed? Plus Gear VR is pretty cool.


Mark 16: 15

“And He said to them, ‘Go into all the world and preach the gospel to every creature.'”

 

My Rig:

CPU: R7 1700 OC to 3.8 

MOBO: Asrock ab350 Pro4

RAM: 8gb (2x4) Corsair 2666 ddr4 @2800

STORAGE: 1tb Toshiba HDD; 120 GB Toshiba SSD

GPU: GTX 660 (until vega I can afford something better)

PSU: CX750M

PERIPHERALS: Logitech G910, G930; G602; LG 29in Ultrawide, Toshiba 28in TV; Water Dancing Speakers

 

 

 

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+ its imbedded with an custom rom which you can totally overmodify anything on the phone itself


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Posted · Original PosterOP
Just now, NrKj105 said:

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Nope.


Mark 16: 15

“And He said to them, ‘Go into all the world and preach the gospel to every creature.'”

 

My Rig:

CPU: R7 1700 OC to 3.8 

MOBO: Asrock ab350 Pro4

RAM: 8gb (2x4) Corsair 2666 ddr4 @2800

STORAGE: 1tb Toshiba HDD; 120 GB Toshiba SSD

GPU: GTX 660 (until vega I can afford something better)

PSU: CX750M

PERIPHERALS: Logitech G910, G930; G602; LG 29in Ultrawide, Toshiba 28in TV; Water Dancing Speakers

 

 

 

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56 minutes ago, nerdslayer1 said:

no offence one plus 3/3t is extremely overhyped devices, not really a comparison compared to a lgg6/ s8. 

 


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Just now, Abyss Gaming said:

Hmmm so touchwiz is fixed? Plus Gear VR is pretty cool.

I haven't really used an S8, but the interface looks nicer than my brother's S6, which is a really nice phone. And its miles ahead of my dad's old phone, some budget Samsung with the old "ugly" TouchWiz. I'd go to a Verizon or whatever you cell providers store is and play around with one. You can also play media to 2 bluetooth speakers at the same time! 


Maxwell is still awesome, and the 980 Ti is awesomer. Long live his RGBness, @Damascus! And Fractal Design/SeaSonic dude, @Ordinarily_Greater is awesome as well! If you want to discuss old Star Wars games like Battlefront II and KOTOR, check out my thread: Anyone still playing old Star Wars games?

 

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Storage: WD Blue 1TB HDD
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Case: Corsair SPEC-02 
PSU: Corsair CXM 450W 

 

2012 MacBook Pro (Work): 2.9GHz i5, 16GB RAM, 525GB SSD. 

 

iPad Pro: magic (and you can't open it up to disprove it, as it's glued shut). Jk, it's got an A9X with 4GB RAM. 

 

iPhone 6 Plus: more magic, with an A8 and 1GB RAM. 

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Just now, NrKj105 said:

+ its imbedded with an custom rom which you can totally overmodify anything on the phone itself

Its on a different level tho, and I dont have 400 dollars to spend. 


Mark 16: 15

“And He said to them, ‘Go into all the world and preach the gospel to every creature.'”

 

My Rig:

CPU: R7 1700 OC to 3.8 

MOBO: Asrock ab350 Pro4

RAM: 8gb (2x4) Corsair 2666 ddr4 @2800

STORAGE: 1tb Toshiba HDD; 120 GB Toshiba SSD

GPU: GTX 660 (until vega I can afford something better)

PSU: CX750M

PERIPHERALS: Logitech G910, G930; G602; LG 29in Ultrawide, Toshiba 28in TV; Water Dancing Speakers

 

 

 

Other Devices:

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Samsung Galaxy S8

Xbox 360

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Nintendo Switch

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56 minutes ago, Abyss Gaming said:

Its on a different level tho, and I dont have 400 dollars to spend. 

get a blackphone then


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Posted · Original PosterOP
Just now, Zando Bob said:

I haven't really used an S8, but the interface looks nicer than my brother's S6, which is a really nice phone. And its miles ahead of my dad's old phone, some budget Samsung with the old "ugly" TouchWiz. I'd go to a Verizon or whatever you cell providers store is and play around with one. You can also play media to 2 bluetooth speakers at the same time! 

Oh yea I forgot about BT 5! I'm going by a Verizon tonight maybe I'll stop by. Although I don't wanna get too hyped up since it could just be dirt in my charging port...


Mark 16: 15

“And He said to them, ‘Go into all the world and preach the gospel to every creature.'”

 

My Rig:

CPU: R7 1700 OC to 3.8 

MOBO: Asrock ab350 Pro4

RAM: 8gb (2x4) Corsair 2666 ddr4 @2800

STORAGE: 1tb Toshiba HDD; 120 GB Toshiba SSD

GPU: GTX 660 (until vega I can afford something better)

PSU: CX750M

PERIPHERALS: Logitech G910, G930; G602; LG 29in Ultrawide, Toshiba 28in TV; Water Dancing Speakers

 

 

 

Other Devices:

Asus Chromebook C201

Samsung Galaxy S8

Xbox 360

Xbox One S

Nintendo Switch

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Just now, Abyss Gaming said:

Oh yea I forgot about BT 5! I'm going by a Verizon tonight maybe I'll stop by. Although I don't wanna get too hyped up since it could just be dirt in my charging port...

IP 68 should help with the s8, dust and water resistant. 

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Posted · Original PosterOP
Just now, NrKj105 said:

get a blackphone then

Wtf? I'm getting a monthly payment...

 

12 minutes ago, Abyss Gaming said:

 I was thinking of the G6 (20 dollars a month) or S8(+) (around 30 a month)

What did you think I meant by "I'm not spending 400 dollars"


Mark 16: 15

“And He said to them, ‘Go into all the world and preach the gospel to every creature.'”

 

My Rig:

CPU: R7 1700 OC to 3.8 

MOBO: Asrock ab350 Pro4

RAM: 8gb (2x4) Corsair 2666 ddr4 @2800

STORAGE: 1tb Toshiba HDD; 120 GB Toshiba SSD

GPU: GTX 660 (until vega I can afford something better)

PSU: CX750M

PERIPHERALS: Logitech G910, G930; G602; LG 29in Ultrawide, Toshiba 28in TV; Water Dancing Speakers

 

 

 

Other Devices:

Asus Chromebook C201

Samsung Galaxy S8

Xbox 360

Xbox One S

Nintendo Switch

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57 minutes ago, Abyss Gaming said:

Wtf? I'm getting a monthly payment...

 

What did you think I meant by "I'm not spending 400 dollars"

mhmm


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Posted · Original PosterOP
Just now, NrKj105 said:

u poor maet

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Mark 16: 15

“And He said to them, ‘Go into all the world and preach the gospel to every creature.'”

 

My Rig:

CPU: R7 1700 OC to 3.8 

MOBO: Asrock ab350 Pro4

RAM: 8gb (2x4) Corsair 2666 ddr4 @2800

STORAGE: 1tb Toshiba HDD; 120 GB Toshiba SSD

GPU: GTX 660 (until vega I can afford something better)

PSU: CX750M

PERIPHERALS: Logitech G910, G930; G602; LG 29in Ultrawide, Toshiba 28in TV; Water Dancing Speakers

 

 

 

Other Devices:

Asus Chromebook C201

Samsung Galaxy S8

Xbox 360

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Nintendo Switch

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Just now, nerdslayer1 said:

don't think people buying s8+ are poor, considering it's over 800$. 

Too cheap. You should buy a gold plated S8+ if you are not poor /s


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57 minutes ago, Abyss Gaming said:

 

dont need to upgrade since im happy with what i have
i need more cpu power than gpu power in my hobbies/work


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