Youssef Medhat reacted to TidaLWaveZ in How to test a (used) before buying it graphics card
You want good memory(VRAM type,capacity, and bit width) and a good core clock. I'd say when choosing which GPU to buy that it's more important to look at benchmark results and see where a GPU lies in comparison with others.
After you get it
Run GPU-Z to check that it's running at all the correct specs, run some benchmarks and games to make sure it's getting a ballpark framerate/thermal reading/usage.
Youssef Medhat reacted to Sanderman135 in How to test a (used) before buying it graphics card
You should run some kind of benchmark or stress test. A good free one is MSI Kombustor.
Youssef Medhat got a reaction from TidaLWaveZ in How to test a (used) before buying it graphics card
it will most likely be GTX 760 the 4 gb windforce edition as it's at less than half it's original price used. thanks mate
Youssef Medhat reacted to DXMember in [Need help] - can't see files on laptop hdd using usb enclosure
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Youssef Medhat reacted to RainColt in Why Can't headsets companies understand that this **** is the reason for more than 50% of died headsets
I am so with this, the logitech UE 600's are my favorite IEM that I have ever owned but in like 3 weeks of using them the cord started pulling out of the inline mic, I had to tape it up to keep it together not only that but these stupid controls don't work with android, fuck in line controllers.
Youssef Medhat reacted to beau in Why Can't headsets companies understand that this **** is the reason for more than 50% of died headsets
it's called planned obsolescence... It was designed to fail.
Youssef Medhat reacted to DIV1D3 in Why Can't headsets companies understand that this **** is the reason for more than 50% of died headsets
I can't wait for the day where there is only headsets with on-ear volume controls and a mute button on the mic.
Youssef Medhat reacted to Fulgrim in Why Can't headsets companies understand that this **** is the reason for more than 50% of died headsets
I lost a pair of Roccat Kave's thanks to the brick they use on it. Damn thing was soo heavy the cable couldn't take it's weight and broke off.
Youssef Medhat reacted to LinusTech in Linus called adblock users scummy
I see this thread is still going. Read the first few pages.
The word scummy was ill-chosen.
But the simple fact ramains that if everyone blocked the ads in my content Linus Tech Tips wouldn't exist. Period.
Those suggesting that I complain to Google... Do you think I can just call up Eric Schmidt and let him know I don't like the way they implement ads on YouTube? I laughed out loud.
YouTube isn't perfect but it's my best shot at running a viable business here so I can pay my employees and feed my family, so that's what I use. Those of you who opt to consume the content without supporting it, fine you're not "scummy". Come up with your own word for it
Youssef Medhat reacted to Ookami in Performance Gains From Mantle To Be Revealed At APU13.
Mantle + download MOAR RAM =
Youssef Medhat reacted to lochalpha in Nautilus Reactor
The mostly finished product. Mounted on the wall. Still need to dress some cables but I can't complete that until I actually fill the tank, which probably won't be for a while unfortunately. I don't want to go through the hassle and make a huge mess when I'll likely be moving again in under 6 months. Ah well, just imagine the curtain of bubbles behind the glass for now.
Youssef Medhat reacted to JORDANonPC in Soundcard advice
Linus even says himself that he isn't an audio expert the the guys in the audio section of the forum know more than him when it comes to audio and he said he could have been wrong when he unboxed the fiio e10, don't give advice unless you know what you're talking about next time
Youssef Medhat reacted to ShearMe in Soundcard advice
He started saying that to people who gave no background on what their setup was currently as a quick answer to a question without much information. He kept saying it because people kept asking the same question without background information, and because he doesn't really know what else is out there.
This isn't a "Linus recommends Xonar soundcards and only Xonar soundcards because they're the best thing out there" situation that people like you keep thinking it is. Sorry to disappoint, but Linus isn't all knowing.
Youssef Medhat reacted to acepro71 in 1600x900 ?
i have never rendered videos i only make photos as far as vedio editing goes i will use adobe premiere pro ...
my college use some old 512 mb nvidia card for rendering and some uses intel inbuilt gpu ... i think my 7870 would still do better than both of these
Youssef Medhat reacted to LinusTech in Intel PAX Prime Maingear System GIVEAWAY!
THIS CONTEST IS CLOSED
Holy crap it's that time again! PAX Prime is coming and Intel's gearing up for the show by sponsoring us to be at the show and also... apparently giving away TWO gaming systems. One of them is a Potenza gaming desktop from Maingear and the other is a Valkyrie gaming notebook from iBuyPower. I do have a bit of bad news, however. Because this is a PAX Prime promotional giveaway, eligibility is limited to Canadians (sorry Quebec, not you guys) and residents of the 50 US states.
With that out of the way... HUGE thanks to Intel for making this giveaway possible. I'm especially thrilled that out of the two systems that are being given away for PAX Prime one of them is being given to us for LTT forum members only! How cool is that!!??
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The Potenza that's being given away has a massive 16GB of RAM with a Core i7 4770K processor, which will make it a great choice for both gaming and content creation. It also has a GeForce GTX 660 graphics card, and it's all packed into a gorgeous modified Silverstone Fortress series mITX case. Absolutely awesome. Here are the full details:
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This giveaway is only available for Linus Tech Tips forum members, and as usual you can either get ONE entry to win, or you can get more!!
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