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Old 06-23-2015, 09:46 PM   #81 (permalink)
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What are you talking about? Have you looked at the OP? I just added those last posts recently.
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Old 06-24-2015, 04:51 AM   #82 (permalink)
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Looks readable to me, from what I can gather, the main points are... buy an Intel CPU if you're buying brand new (ideally i3 or above), buy a good PSU, and spend more money on your GPU than CPU (and ideally Nvidia).

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Old 06-24-2015, 06:35 AM   #83 (permalink)
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For right now, yes. Hasn't changed sadly in the past 3 years.
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Old 07-16-2015, 08:16 PM   #84 (permalink)
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Right clearly I have to resort to large imagery to point out the crappy paragraphing. HERE YOU GO xD





See the parts where someone has pressed enter after like having 1 word on a line? That's incredibly annoying.
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Old 07-16-2015, 08:57 PM   #85 (permalink)
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Right clearly I have to resort to large imagery to point out the crappy paragraphing. HERE YOU GO xD





See the parts where someone has pressed enter after like having 1 word on a line? That's incredibly annoying.
Sorry, but that's not the way it's written. It's how the forum compensates for widescreen. On mine it looks perfect.
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Old 07-19-2015, 10:33 PM   #86 (permalink)
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Any way to fix that? xD


EDIT: Also, when you quote the post, it seems that those mysterious enters stay. In other words, it's beginning to look more and more like a user problem rather than the forum itself... I've added the right column back to the forums, and it has kinda helped, but I can still clearly see the places where it looks like someone has pressed enter... Honestly I don't think it's the forum compensating, I think it's the formatting lol.
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Old 07-20-2015, 06:20 AM   #87 (permalink)
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Nope, you've had two of us say it's fine already. It's just you.

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Old 07-27-2015, 10:17 AM   #88 (permalink)
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Moved the posts that were here to a new thread:
Which system to choose?
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Great article and very well written!

What sucks is, I spent good money on my current rig , and have a Phenom II X6 1090T sitting under my other desk... off. Sigh....
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Old 11-09-2015, 11:41 PM   #90 (permalink)
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Sorry if i missed it somewhere, i tag searched but no luck - I've been seeing a lot of games minimum reqs say to have an i5 and recommended specs list an i7.

I thought the big benefit of i7 was hyperthreading, something games really can't take advantage of. Aside from the cache difference between i5 and i7 why do they recommend something that can't be fully utilized?
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