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The_Stig

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    The_Stig got a reaction from c0n8 in Upgrading CPU   
    I'd at least wait for the AMD 3000 (Zen 3?) series before upgrading, but at 1080p you should be good for a few years.
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    The_Stig reacted to Bananasplit_00 in RUMOUR: nVidia about to launch GTX 11xx series   
    im happy as long as there is a followup to the 1050TI tbh
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    The_Stig reacted to Happycowdance in building my first pc.   
    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant Type Item Price CPU AMD - Ryzen 5 2600 3.4 GHz 6-Core Processor $164.99 @ Amazon Motherboard ASRock - B450 Pro4 ATX AM4 Motherboard $74.99 @ Newegg Business Memory G.Skill - Aegis 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3000 Memory $109.99 @ Newegg Storage Crucial - BX500 480 GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $59.99 @ Amazon Storage Western Digital - Caviar Blue 1 TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $44.85 @ OutletPC Video Card PowerColor - Radeon RX 580 8 GB Video Card $179.99 @ Newegg Case Phanteks - Eclipse P300 Tempered Glass (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case $39.99 @ Newegg Power Supply Corsair - CXM 650 W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply $59.99 @ Amazon Case Fan Rosewill - RFA-120-K 74.48 CFM 120mm Fan $2.99 @ Newegg Monitor ViewSonic - XG2401 23.6" 1920x1080 144 Hz Monitor $179.99 @ B&H Keyboard G.Skill - RIPJAWS KM780R Wired Gaming Keyboard $59.99 @ Amazon Mouse Corsair - Harpoon RGB Wired Optical Mouse $28.31 @ Amazon   Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts     Total (before mail-in rebates) $1016.06   Mail-in rebates -$10.00   Total $1006.06   Generated by PCPartPicker 2018-12-18 23:14 EST-0500   144hz monitor and more ssd storage 
    also lightly better peripherals(genuine cherry switches)
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    The_Stig got a reaction from Sebastian Kurpiel in Shooting in the snow   
    Remember that cold temperatures can greatly reduce battery life. Also, reflection of the sun off snow can make it very bright.
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    The_Stig got a reaction from Canada EH in What is holding me back?   
    What resolution are you playing at? What games? Why is your RAM speed so low?
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    The_Stig got a reaction from Paul Rudd in What games are a must play ?   
    No Dark Souls?
    No Overwatch?
    No Metal Gear Solid 5 TPP?
    The Division is a must play?
    Far Cry Primal is being recommended?
    CALL OF DUTY GHOSTS IS A MUST PLAY?
     
    My recommended games would be
    CoD 4: MW
    CoD MW2
    CoD Nazi Zombies
    Minecraft
    Dark Souls
    Dark Souls 3
    Skyrim
    Fallout 3
    Fallout NV
    GTA V
    GTA San Andreas
    Cuphead
    Furi 
    Celeste
    MGSV : TPP
    Goldeneye (N64 emulator)
    Trackmania
    TF2
    DOOM (2016)
    Rocket League
    AC Black Flag
    Dishonored
    Far Cry 3
    From the Depths
    Absolute Drift (if its on sale)
    Civilization 5
    Portal 2 
    HL 2
    Left 4 Dead 2
    SuperHot
    Enter the Gungeon
    Titanfall(2) is good but kinda dead IMO
     
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    The_Stig reacted to givingtnt in Australian Math Control- Coalition and Labor strike deal on inane anti-encrpytion bill, bill moves ahead to vote which is all but guaranteed to pass   
    I was going to say that these people can burn in hell.
    But they're in Australia.. So its kind of already happening.
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    The_Stig got a reaction from bitsandpieces in Everyone Was Right About Tesla   
    I agree that Teslas are near impossible to repair like Apple products, but you accuse them of poor build quality when all of them have 5 star safety ratings? 
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    The_Stig reacted to Bouzoo in AMD launches limited edition Ryzen MAX   
    Or for few $ more, a Cryorig H7. 
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    The_Stig reacted to Exprima in Seasonic is raising PSU prices by $5 to $10 due to China US tarrifs   
    I mean you list your antivirus on your specs so I wouldn't take anything you say seriously
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    The_Stig reacted to flibberdipper in Seasonic is raising PSU prices by $5 to $10 due to China US tarrifs   
    That's some fine irony right there.
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    The_Stig got a reaction from Anjelllo in Best LTT "quotes"   
    kek
     
     
    "Slap some noctuas on it"
    "Maybe I can zip-tie the coolers on"-Linus
    "I can use the Titan Xs as counterweights"-Linus
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    The_Stig reacted to Master Disaster in Mad Catz - Files for bankruptcy   
    I guess "cool" is a relative term, personally I'd say hideous is more apt. Looks like something a 12 year old kid might draw was involved in an explosion at a car modding workshop.
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    The_Stig reacted to MorganO in AMD Ryzen has issues with high frequency RAM! - Fix will come in 1-2 months   
    oh no we cant use pricey ultra fast ram sets that rarely have any beneifit(is this true)? at launch
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    The_Stig reacted to BlueChinchillaEatingDorito in I need help. My first time buying a PC.   
    I need to get my eyes checked.
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    The_Stig reacted to Zodiark1593 in Another part of twitters dignity rots away   
    Freedom of speech /= free of social consequence
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    The_Stig reacted to Phate.exe in Microsoft's Forza is now a $1 Billion USD game franchise   
    The only one of those I've experienced is the lag when changing wheels, but when I'm screwing around in menus and tuning it doesn't bother me.  Games runs nice and smooth when I'm actually driving, even on a computer that's way too old for that game.
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    The_Stig reacted to dalekphalm in Worst part about ranked queues in FPS   
    Unpredictable tactics can be good strategy. Take your opponent off guard. But you need to have a plan.
     
    Players who just do random stuff won't rank up. Just a part of life.
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    The_Stig reacted to Energycore in Moving to Ryzen, looking to price my rig.   
    Before even trying to sell your rig, which is still quite powerful, you should wait and see whether Zen actually performs better enough to warrant selling a whole PC for. Honestly a 4790K is still a great CPU today (delid it for more clocks :D), and Zen is unlikely to bring something worlds better for gaming. Maybe a bit better.
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    The_Stig got a reaction from anybodykek in Any upgrade cpus out there for this   
    I wouldn't recommend upgrading laptop CPUs, even if you can replace it. It would throw off cooling/battery life if you could replace it, but most CPU are soldered to the mobo itself.
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    The_Stig reacted to TheRandomness in ASUS announce their ROG Swift PG27UQ 4K 144Hz G-Sync HDR monitor   
    At best*
    It's going to be more than that.
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    The_Stig got a reaction from The Sloth in Letting Community choose: Phanteks v NZXT   
    If you can manage the price, I'd get the x61
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