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Forum: HTPC Gaming   03-22-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 131
Posted By HeadRusch
I took it out behind the barn.....we looked at...

I took it out behind the barn.....we looked at the stars......then I did what had to be done. With a power drill.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-20-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 4,306
Views: 1,111,741
Posted By HeadRusch
Someone always brings up "High Level Gaming" when...

Someone always brings up "High Level Gaming" when talking about rank-and-file TV sets....none of these will be purpose built monitors, and unless your name is Thresh or whoever the hell is the...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   03-20-2015, 05:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 737
Posted By HeadRusch
I remember that one, I think it even came on one...

I remember that one, I think it even came on one of the PC Gamer demo CD's....back when that's how we got demo's...back after PC gaming starting giving demos.......damn now I'm back to floppies. I'm...
Forum: Xbox Area   03-19-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 870
Posted By HeadRusch
The only way any of this stuff will dominate is...

The only way any of this stuff will dominate is if the companies push the product out. Already tablets are falling out of favor in the real workplace because people are realizing, surprise, you...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   03-18-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 725
Posted By HeadRusch
You can write off the Titan X. $999 and you...

You can write off the Titan X. $999 and you aren't really getting playable 4K numbers, certainly not for anything that's coming out this year or beyond it seems.....

We are in one of those great...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   03-18-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 75
Posted By HeadRusch
Most 1080p sets can handle somewhere up around...

Most 1080p sets can handle somewhere up around 2.5 to 3k over HDMI 1.4 at around 60hz (60fps). I had a custom profile set up to send I believe 2040x1620, or something like that, to my projector....so...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-18-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 4,306
Views: 1,111,741
Posted By HeadRusch
4K has the Vizio P series, cheap, impressively...

4K has the Vizio P series, cheap, impressively back-lit, reasonably thin. I'd start there......very good response times reported, but I can't quote a link so.....hopefully I'm in the ballpark of...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   03-16-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 737
Posted By HeadRusch
I'm sure Gabe knows that the money he'd need to...

I'm sure Gabe knows that the money he'd need to invest in Half Life 3 to make it stand out in today's video-game market would mean it's not anywhere near worth the hassle to do so.......the property...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   03-14-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 131
Posted By HeadRusch
Yeah I had no intention of saving it, it's just...

Yeah I had no intention of saving it, it's just nagging me why it suddenly decided to drop to snail speed....I've filled a hard drive before with no real issue.....

I also noticed it started...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   03-13-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 131
Posted By HeadRusch
Hard Drive Woes.....need some insight

I have a Western Digital Black data drive that I've been using for 4 years or so, internal SATA II I believe (possibly 3, unsure to be honest)........1.5TB, used as a data drive. It recently began...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   03-12-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 848
Views: 40,984
Posted By HeadRusch
Is Isolation a puzzler with a FPS perspective, or...

Is Isolation a puzzler with a FPS perspective, or is there more to do besides just stealth around and hide out...?
Forum: HTPC Gaming   03-09-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 737
Posted By HeadRusch
Ah, I thought you were implying exclusivity. ...

Ah, I thought you were implying exclusivity. They would have to support Windows as an OS, what pipeline they chose to use would be entirely up to them and I doubt most Windows users would care...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   03-08-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 737
Posted By HeadRusch
Right......because when you invest a few tens of...

Right......because when you invest a few tens of millions of dollars in salaries for developers, artists, motion capture people, architects, dba's and the like...you absolutely want to launch it...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   03-07-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 8,782
Posted By HeadRusch
Valve is good for exactly one thing at this...

Valve is good for exactly one thing at this point: Running Steam.
Forum: HTPC Gaming   03-07-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 700
Posted By HeadRusch
Virtualization will be big next gen, unless VR...

Virtualization will be big next gen, unless VR arrives in time and everyone scrambles to buy the hardware with the 30fps goggle-games.........hard to say which direction it will all go. Invest in...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   02-25-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 725
Posted By HeadRusch
You are massively CPU bound in that rig, so you...

You are massively CPU bound in that rig, so you aren't future proofed by a long shot. The question is will CPU matter as much for the games you want to play in the future.......depends.
Forum: HTPC Gaming   02-24-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 128
Posted By HeadRusch
4K is Tomorrows technology, Tomorrow. If...

4K is Tomorrows technology, Tomorrow.

If all of this is for Team Fortress 2, start with a pair of cheap, used 720p projectors. Get people in the room with you, see if it's as fun in real life as...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   02-24-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 128
Posted By HeadRusch
I think your biggest issue is nothing above, but...

I think your biggest issue is nothing above, but sound. You may be able to real-time-encode separate 1080p streams into a single 4K stream (at the prosumer or commercial level perhaps?) but your...
Forum: Xbox Area   02-04-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 4,739
Views: 397,196
Posted By HeadRusch
The cards are not cards, just envelopes now with...

The cards are not cards, just envelopes now with a tear-away strip...they no longer have expiration dates printed on them which means they should work as long as the service is available. However...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   01-28-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 134
Posted By HeadRusch
No worries on the multi-threads, just calling it...

No worries on the multi-threads, just calling it out so folks aren't repeating themselves.........I find it hard to believe that games are going to be requesting less RAM in the future regardless of...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   01-28-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 134
Posted By HeadRusch
How many threads we starting here, fellas? You...

How many threads we starting here, fellas? You already have the answers you need:

Eliminate the dual monitors (dual? Triple I understand, dual I do not), the ridiculously expensive keyboard, and...
Forum: PlayStation Area   01-24-2015, 09:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 973
Posted By HeadRusch
Vizio P series if you want to game on a 4K set in...

Vizio P series if you want to game on a 4K set in 2015 on a Budget.........highly reviewed sets, too. Problem is everything you watch is going to be scaled.....but for gaming they're getting high...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   01-22-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,440
Posted By HeadRusch
Then I guess that was it....Bitcoin is like a...

Then I guess that was it....Bitcoin is like a religion: You get enough people to believe it in, it becomes real.
Forum: HTPC Gaming   12-29-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,440
Posted By HeadRusch
I think the only money you make would be virtual...

I think the only money you make would be virtual pretend money....the whole 'convert to actual currency' part seemed to be the huge problem, didn't they take some of the huge exchanges offline or...
Forum: PlayStation Area   12-15-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,195
Posted By HeadRusch
I'll say this in the proper forum: The PS4...

I'll say this in the proper forum:

The PS4 version is great, but the texture and shadow pop-in at times is beyond distracting.....sometimes shadows and textures go from "a blur of colors" to "a...
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