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Forum: HTPC Gaming   04-06-2016, 02:24 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 4,419
Posted By lurkor
That video looked really fun. I'm wondering if...

That video looked really fun. I'm wondering if windowless, empty green rooms with floor mats and in wall speakers may become a new home designer fad. Like a padded cell for geeks, heh.
Forum: HTPC Gaming   03-24-2016, 11:20 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 4,419
Posted By lurkor
I'm really looking forward to hearing all your...

I'm really looking forward to hearing all your feedback and opinions. You seem a trustworthy bunch.
Forum: HTPC Gaming   02-14-2016, 06:07 AM
Replies: 1,303
Views: 34,951
Posted By lurkor
Good Lord Xcom2 is tough! Almost every mission I...

Good Lord Xcom2 is tough! Almost every mission I go on feels like a trap.
Forum: HTPC Gaming   12-16-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 3,188
Views: 125,882
Posted By lurkor
I tried the Steam controller with Binding of...

I tried the Steam controller with Binding of Isaac, but it didn't help. I still suck at the game.
Forum: HTPC Gaming   10-17-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 199
Posted By lurkor
I've never heard of Ultra CL2 cables, but those...

I've never heard of Ultra CL2 cables, but those Cabernet's look pretty snazzy. I've found the cables aren't usually the major source of frustration, but the A/V gears HDMI "compatibility",...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   10-13-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 268
Posted By lurkor
I've built Steambox style PC's, and they're not...

I've built Steambox style PC's, and they're not so difficult and fairly cool and quiet. In fact I rarely ever notice mine unless I'm running Prime95 or other torture tests. However if your...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   10-06-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 424
Posted By lurkor
heh, the first shot was fired about 15 years ago...

heh, the first shot was fired about 15 years ago with the creation of a x86, UMA gaming console.

I doubt consoles are going anywhere, in fact they seem to be thriving. I'm interested to see if...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   10-02-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 3,188
Views: 125,882
Posted By lurkor
I go by the law of 75. 75% off with 75...

I go by the law of 75. 75% off with 75 metacritic = sold. So yeah, I have way too many games, but my inventory has lots of variety, and I have stumbled upon some great games I would have normally...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   09-22-2015, 01:10 AM
Replies: 3,188
Views: 125,882
Posted By lurkor
lol, it begins. You have my sympathy.

lol, it begins. You have my sympathy.
Forum: HTPC Gaming   08-13-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,178
Posted By lurkor
If I remember right barrelbelly, it was you who...

If I remember right barrelbelly, it was you who posted a link from a game dev who claimed dx12 would benefit older cpu's more than the bright and shiny new stuff. So with a little luck, your gear...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   08-04-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,178
Posted By lurkor
Thanks DaverJ, I'm glad I'm not the only one. I...

Thanks DaverJ, I'm glad I'm not the only one. I did get really lucky with Win 10 though, and it didn't behave badly at all.
Forum: HTPC Gaming   07-26-2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 389
Posted By lurkor
It's your build. If it is acceptable to you,...

It's your build. If it is acceptable to you, than that's that.
Forum: HTPC Gaming   07-23-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 389
Posted By lurkor
According to Asus it should. This should...

According to Asus it should.

This should answer all of your compatibility questions:

http://www.asus.com/us/Motherboards/Z97IPLUS/HelpDesk_QVL/

Other products may work fine as well, but...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   07-23-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 389
Posted By lurkor
I disposed of the box, but I'm pretty sure this...

I disposed of the box, but I'm pretty sure this is the one I used. It was a very easy and trouble free install.
...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   07-22-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 389
Posted By lurkor
The Silverstone NT06 can be a pain to work with,...

The Silverstone NT06 can be a pain to work with, but a Noctua low profile cpu cooler is a good simple alternative that I have tried. It is a much easier build solution with decent cooling when...
Forum: 3D Content   06-25-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 331
Posted By lurkor
PDVD 15 has a built in virtual disk drive and...

PDVD 15 has a built in virtual disk drive and will load and show all your iso's in its media library. If that is too complex there are media players such as the Kdlinks HD 720 among others. I have...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   06-20-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 25
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Views: 364
Posted By lurkor
It's a premium item at a premium price. If...

It's a premium item at a premium price. If nobody buys it, than I'll doubt they'll make a controller as nice again. With that said, go geeks. Buy and enjoy the good stuff.
Forum: HTPC Gaming   06-17-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,178
Posted By lurkor
A huge library of older games that shouldn't...

A huge library of older games that shouldn't require too much horsepower would probably be a good fit for someone trying to push VR. Is it worth the weight?
Forum: HTPC Gaming   06-17-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,178
Posted By lurkor
Any rumors of Xbox 360 game compatibility in...

Any rumors of Xbox 360 game compatibility in Windows 10? That would be something to see, even though there are probably more PC owners with older rigs than the 360.
Forum: HTPC Gaming   06-07-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,847
Posted By lurkor
By "real PC" I'm assuming you mean a rig with a...

By "real PC" I'm assuming you mean a rig with a high Firestrike score?


Lag in game mode is not too bad for most games on my cheap Vizio, however games like Ori or Guacamelee can get a bit...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   06-05-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,178
Posted By lurkor
He speaks the truth. I've been running it for...

He speaks the truth. I've been running it for months as well, and am very pleased with it. Easiest install ever, even on my friends old crappy machines that I use it on the repair their foolishness.
Forum: HTPC Gaming   06-04-2015, 01:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 152
Posted By lurkor
How much memory do you have on your video card? ...

How much memory do you have on your video card? IdTech 5 used to be notorious for this.
Forum: HTPC Gaming   05-22-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 802
Posted By lurkor
If you don't mind, please give us feedback on how...

If you don't mind, please give us feedback on how the 120hz works with that display and it's components, wiring, EDID, and such. I'd like to hear more feedback before I dive into the 4K pool, and...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   05-14-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 540
Posted By lurkor
Maybe, maybe not, it remains to be seen. DX 12...

Maybe, maybe not, it remains to be seen. DX 12 should benefit all hardware, assuming of course that Windows 10 is successful.
Forum: HTPC Gaming   05-14-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 540
Posted By lurkor
I have not tested it myself as of yet, so I can...

I have not tested it myself as of yet, so I can only add internet speculation and reports. However here is an article that looks interesting. Take it with a grain of salt as with all things...
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