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Forum: PlayStation Area   02-18-2017, 12:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 151
Posted By HeadRusch
I agree, but Rockstar have to want to take the...

I agree, but Rockstar have to want to take the time to deliver one. I'd love to see one, like sustain a locked 30fps, give me some more draw distance...I'm happy. If the want to up the resolution,...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   02-12-2017, 07:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 58
Posted By HeadRusch
I didn't see enough game here to get me...

I didn't see enough game here to get me interested.....R6's campaigns and Terrorist Hunt modes were where I had fun.
Forum: HTPC Gaming   02-09-2017, 11:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 138
Posted By HeadRusch
Ryzen is either not this cheap, or not that good....

Ryzen is either not this cheap, or not that good. One or the other is true in this case.
Forum: PlayStation Area   02-03-2017, 03:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 208
Posted By HeadRusch
I think Boost Mode is better than patches to be...

I think Boost Mode is better than patches to be honest, those patches are all over the map right now...some screwing up performance while trying to increase the resolution, etc, etc. Looking forward...
Forum: PlayStation Area   02-03-2017, 03:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 151
Posted By HeadRusch
Boost Mode PS4Pro demoed on YouTube, GTAV improves.

I was watching a live feed from some beta-testers on Youtube earlier as they were demoing the release of Sony's next update, which includes the generic "boost mode" to unlock the processor and gpu...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   01-27-2017, 03:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 62
Posted By HeadRusch
The next post in this forum deals directly with...

The next post in this forum deals directly with the issue of getting surround sound from windows games to your receiver-connected speakers, yes?

Take a look at that and see if it helps?

Are...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   01-21-2017, 10:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 134
Posted By HeadRusch
Yes, basically PC games send their audio streams...

Yes, basically PC games send their audio streams out discretely. So you set the game to output surround, its going to send the OS/Audio Hardware 5.1 unique streams of audio info to deal with.

At...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   01-18-2017, 02:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 134
Posted By HeadRusch
Games on the PC are not coded to use Dolby Pro...

Games on the PC are not coded to use Dolby Pro Logic or DTS (the way Console games are).

If you are connecting via Optical, the best you can do is 2 channel stereo output via PCM. In this case,...
Forum: Xbox Area   12-08-2016, 10:31 AM
Replies: 5,514
Views: 433,701
Posted By HeadRusch
Deal is Dead, sold out within a few minutes.

Deal is Dead, sold out within a few minutes.
Forum: Xbox Area   12-01-2016, 01:12 PM
Replies: 5,514
Views: 433,701
Posted By HeadRusch
I didn't see any white-hot deals, $50 off and...

I didn't see any white-hot deals, $50 off and 'junk' was mostly the incentives this time around. I suspect the closer we get to Scorpio, this price goes lower.
Forum: HTPC Gaming   11-18-2016, 03:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 210
Posted By HeadRusch
8gigs of ram isn't going to cut it in 2017+.....I...

8gigs of ram isn't going to cut it in 2017+.....I added 16gigs to my 8gigs for a grand total of 24 gigs and, frankly, I'm glad I did. Why? It was a $60 investment, give or take, and I have...
Forum: Xbox Area   11-07-2016, 02:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 193
Posted By HeadRusch
I have to be honest......at this point I am less...

I have to be honest......at this point I am less concerned with new hardware and more concerned that we're a year into the cycle with almost nothing new in the way of software. I mean, honestly,...
Forum: PlayStation Area   11-07-2016, 10:46 AM
Replies: 1,588
Views: 40,270
Posted By HeadRusch
With great power comes great cooling...

With great power comes great cooling requirements, Dave.....I honestly assumed that 'third layer' in the PSPro was all heat-sink and fan ducting :)
Forum: PlayStation Area   11-06-2016, 07:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 331
Posted By HeadRusch
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Forum: HTPC Gaming   11-05-2016, 11:10 AM
Replies: 3,313
Views: 129,128
Posted By HeadRusch
AC games require you to learn and maintain their...

AC games require you to learn and maintain their oddball combat/control style, which is why I start them...and then abandon them. The first I put many hours into...the second, maybe an hour (hated...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   11-05-2016, 09:43 AM
Replies: 3,313
Views: 129,128
Posted By HeadRusch
Nice thing, same as with The Crew, these games...

Nice thing, same as with The Crew, these games run at 4k on current hardware. I'm really tempted to play AC 3 because the game looked so good (and ran so well) at 4K on a youtube video I was...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   11-04-2016, 09:08 AM
Replies: 3,313
Views: 129,128
Posted By HeadRusch
UBISOFT is giving away BLOOD DRAGON, the Far Cry...

UBISOFT is giving away BLOOD DRAGON, the Far Cry 3 add-on FPS, for free. Just install the UBI client (if you own a Ubi game, you already have this installed I think) and snag it. They will also be...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   10-29-2016, 01:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 404
Posted By HeadRusch
4K is just a desktop standard for 16:9 displays,...

4K is just a desktop standard for 16:9 displays, it's an irrelevant metric inside of an HMD which is really two closer to 4x3 panels where your eyes tend to look at only a cluster of each one of...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   10-28-2016, 06:18 AM
Replies: 3,313
Views: 129,128
Posted By HeadRusch
The thought of going through Skyrim again is...

The thought of going through Skyrim again is tempting, but then thoughts of Skyrim's leveling system fill my head........."why does this giant spider take 300 hits to kill..oh rite...leveling" :P...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   10-27-2016, 07:47 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 887
Posted By HeadRusch
Really difficult to compare the two, one is an...

Really difficult to compare the two, one is an arcade racer with a dose of "physics" that let you get a feel for simulation-type racing from the cockpit, while still being able to switch to third...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   10-26-2016, 07:48 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 887
Posted By HeadRusch
Forza Motorsports for me requires a wheel, which...

Forza Motorsports for me requires a wheel, which I have.....I just got the wheel at a point where I suddenly didn't want to do that level of racing (I think I had picked up Horizon 2 at that time...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   10-24-2016, 03:32 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 887
Posted By HeadRusch
When the game ceases to be fun, and turns into...

When the game ceases to be fun, and turns into work, I move on....it's not that I don't like a challenge, it's that the challenge is not why I game, I'm in it for the journey. Right now I'm trying...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   10-24-2016, 02:41 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 887
Posted By HeadRusch
Chasing Achievements is todays gamer-centric...

Chasing Achievements is todays gamer-centric addiction, that's all I was trying to state, when you go for 1000/1000 I step in and go "you know, it's just a game" :D

And every Friday I look at my...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   10-24-2016, 11:35 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 887
Posted By HeadRusch
See, this I regard as a desperate cry for help...

See, this I regard as a desperate cry for help with a gambling problem, possible self-esteem issues :D

However, I'm also one to drink of the Kool Aid and congratulate you, fellow gamer, on your...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   10-21-2016, 03:01 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 5,672
Posted By HeadRusch
Wait..whut? Where did you read this? :) ...

Wait..whut? Where did you read this? :)

Also, does the new Vive controller add new functionality or is it just redesigned....I saw a meme with a vive controller duct-taped to a guys wrist...I...
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