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by Chidoro
July 12, 2018, 1:05 pm
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: Upgrade after four years
Replies: 13
Views: 8053

Re: Upgrade after four years

I picked up a few games (steam and gog summer sales) I never played after picking up a XB one controller (corded) to use. I can run them all in 1440 without issue but I don't like when the fans really start to wind up so the ones I keep at 1080 are Kingdom Come and AC Origins. In 1440 are Witcher 3,...
by Chidoro
May 30, 2018, 11:17 am
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: Upgrade after four years
Replies: 13
Views: 8053

Re: Upgrade after four years

Thanks. I picked up a new monitor as well and I think it's 1440p and 24", but I doubt I will change it from 1080p. https://www.bestbuy.com/site/dell-24-led-qhd-gsync-monitor-black/5655614.p?skuId=5655614 was only $319 last week so it looks like a great deal. I always get concerned about taxing the p...
by Chidoro
May 29, 2018, 10:34 am
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: Upgrade after four years
Replies: 13
Views: 8053

Upgrade after four years

It was finally time to get a new pc. There were no real problems with it doing what I needed it to do save for hard drive frustrations. Unfortunately, that can make everything you do feel slow. It was an i5 4460, 12 GB of ram, 1050 gtx, with a 1 tb hard drive. Offloaded pictures and stuff to an exte...
by Chidoro
March 28, 2018, 4:50 pm
Forum: Consoles
Topic: Ninntendo Switch
Replies: 23
Views: 3516

Re: Ninntendo Switch

Picked one up for my daughter this christmas. It's a great system that deserves the sales it's getting. Was never a huge Nintendo fan but it is a very clever device. I can easily see picking one up for myself when their 1st model refresh comes through. It's almost always played off the dock. When ga...
by Chidoro
January 8, 2017, 3:16 pm
Forum: Movies/DVD/TV
Topic: Rogue One
Replies: 2
Views: 6268

Re: Rogue One

To each their own I guess. Wife and I thought it was great. 2nd only to Empire.
by Chidoro
November 16, 2016, 9:59 pm
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: HDTVs
Replies: 162
Views: 54761

Re: HDTVs

Finally upgrading our TV after about 11 years. My wife was starting to have a hard time reading the screen to choose a program so we bit the bullet (we really don't watch that much tv). The 150 pound old Sony KV-30HS420 is being replaced with an LG 55UH8500. Funny, my wife saw the OLED55E6P and aske...
by Chidoro
August 1, 2016, 11:21 pm
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: Windows 10
Replies: 98
Views: 52822

Re: Windows 10

I'm glad the ridiculous reminders have finally stopped. Thanks, I'll get 10 when I get a new pc sometime down the road. I'll keep the 8.1 with everything working as it should
by Chidoro
January 27, 2016, 11:41 am
Forum: Movies/DVD/TV
Topic: Star Wars Force Awakens
Replies: 26
Views: 12163

Re: Star Wars Force Awakens

I couldn't believe my eyes when I saw them flying down a trench again.
It was fine as a movie as long as you just accept it for what it is.
by Chidoro
August 30, 2015, 10:44 am
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: 49.95/month for 15Mbps/2Mbps
Replies: 144
Views: 62398

Re: 49.95/month for 15Mbps/2Mbps

Just bumped me up again. Just needed to reboot my modem

http://www.speedtest.net/my-result/4622607370


180 Down still 12 up
by Chidoro
August 5, 2015, 2:35 pm
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: iPhone 6, 6+
Replies: 105
Views: 43274

Re: iPhone 6, 6+

Based on that, I would wait and give the X a look before diving in since it's a 100% carrier agnostic phone in the US.
by Chidoro
August 5, 2015, 1:04 pm
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: iPhone 6, 6+
Replies: 105
Views: 43274

Re: iPhone 6, 6+

The verizon moto's are pretty crazy in their product materials. Kevlar fiber, etc. They look like they can take a beating. They also look very nice, but for obvious reasons (namely, battery) they are not as slim as iphone and galaxy offerings. I've had the droid turbo(that name, oofa) since the wee...
by Chidoro
July 27, 2015, 12:19 pm
Forum: Video Game General Discussion
Topic: World of Warships
Replies: 8
Views: 2130

Re: World of Warships

In the beginning, you're only in co-op battles. Once you start pvp'ing, the tides will turn )
by Chidoro
July 27, 2015, 12:11 pm
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: 49.95/month for 15Mbps/2Mbps
Replies: 144
Views: 62398

Re: 49.95/month for 15Mbps/2Mbps

Still getting around 126 down 12 up, 10-12 ms. Comcast has a 250GB data cap according to their site but "enforcement of the 250GB data consumption threshold is currently suspended". It's been that way for a couple of years now. Cost isn't a concern though, Comcast bought out my wife's company a bit ...
by Chidoro
March 16, 2015, 3:36 pm
Forum: Video Game General Discussion
Topic: World of Tanks/Planes and War Thunder
Replies: 33
Views: 11746

Re: World of Tanks/Planes and War Thunder

War Thunder's plane experience is just better. It's also a lot more active, WoWP is a dead game on the NA servers. I have actually had a 1 v 1 battle before because the game doesn't wait for 15 v 15 games to fill up any longer, they just make matchups as needed. As far as tanks goes, I like them bot...
by Chidoro
February 18, 2015, 12:58 pm
Forum: Video Game General Discussion
Topic: Whatcha Been Playin'? 2015
Replies: 64
Views: 15799

Re: Whatcha Been Playin'? 2015

Starcraft II, World of Tanks, War Thunder, Heroes of the Storm, Smite, and Darkest Dungeon. I have also been putzing around with Besieged and have made myself seriously laugh out loud at some of the crap that I made and ultimately failed using.
by Chidoro
January 13, 2015, 1:32 pm
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: 49.95/month for 15Mbps/2Mbps
Replies: 144
Views: 62398

Re: 49.95/month for 15Mbps/2Mbps

Upload is kinda slow, but I'm not sure when they increased my download speed. It used to be in the 55-60 range


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by Chidoro
October 8, 2014, 3:42 pm
Forum: Video Game General Discussion
Topic: Starcraft 2
Replies: 31
Views: 6813

Re: Starcraft 2

i'm getting wrecked
like 2 and 18 right now
I've gotten cheesed a couple of times but there are some things I don't seem to have answers for. Oh well, i'll keep plugging away. rough coming into the game after most people have been playing it for a long time
by Chidoro
October 3, 2014, 2:24 pm
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: iPhone 6, 6+
Replies: 105
Views: 43274

Re: iPhone 6, 6+

To each their own, but a heated rivalry over fucking phones is just sillypants. I agree. My wife was waivering but I told her she'd be much better off with the 6. Too many stupid quirks of relearning an OS that I didn't want to deal with. She also wanted a good camera, and I told her that aside fro...
by Chidoro
October 3, 2014, 12:19 pm
Forum: Video Game General Discussion
Topic: Starcraft 2
Replies: 31
Views: 6813

Re: Starcraft 2

Haven't really used bane's too much yet. I have seen them used to great effectiveness, just haven't adopted it yet. The thing that I have come away with most of these builds, is how early into a game you're supposed lay down a 2nd base. Played a couple a matches as a protoss, so so different from ze...
by Chidoro
October 3, 2014, 11:20 am
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: iPhone 6, 6+
Replies: 105
Views: 43274

Re: iPhone 6, 6+

Battery life is fine on the 6 as well as the 6+. You're using it wrong. But of course, like bendgate, Android users will turn a blind eye and keep watching kooks on Youtube instead of taking into account Consumer Reports and Anantech which are some of the most respected testing sites on the web. Th...
by Chidoro
October 3, 2014, 11:12 am
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: iPhone 6, 6+
Replies: 105
Views: 43274

Re: iPhone 6, 6+

She was using it in the car for about an hour and it lost over 40%. Simply unacceptable. If this is true, her iphone 6 is defective as fuck. you obviously did read the part about the wifi, bluetooth, and gps being on. normal/light use, with those off, she kind of makes it through the day. so, not d...
by Chidoro
October 1, 2014, 9:34 pm
Forum: Video Game General Discussion
Topic: Starcraft 2
Replies: 31
Views: 6813

Re: Starcraft 2

Thank you. Played about 5 games practicing the 2 base Muta and got my 1st win on Medium.
Felt a little lucky. was against a protoss making stalkers and immortals. seemed ripe for the ling + muta attack I fielded
by Chidoro
September 30, 2014, 9:26 pm
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: iPhone 6, 6+
Replies: 105
Views: 43274

Re: iPhone 6, 6+

Spang wrote:One of the great benefits to owning an iPhone, is that you can take a faulty one, which your wife's clearly is, to any Apple Store, and they will replace it. For free.
clearly, it's not. that's the battery life.
our time isn't free. yours is probably cheap, ours is not
by Chidoro
September 30, 2014, 9:25 pm
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: iPhone 6, 6+
Replies: 105
Views: 43274

Re: iPhone 6, 6+

If 12 hours of active use on a single charge is sub par, I can deal with it. Shame you got a defective phone. It happens with all brands. It's another good reason to go with Apple. Best customer service in the business. that's the + you twit, not the regular. and the 6 is subpar and there's nothing...
by Chidoro
September 30, 2014, 3:04 pm
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: iPhone 6, 6+
Replies: 105
Views: 43274

Re: iPhone 6, 6+

It is highly unlikely a battery is going to go south like that if it is not defective. Winnow may go over the edge with The Apple Defense from time to time, but I have to agree that the whole bendy thing is generally due to people being heavy-handed with electronic device usage. If you really want ...
by Chidoro
September 30, 2014, 3:02 pm
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: iPhone 6, 6+
Replies: 105
Views: 43274

Re: iPhone 6, 6+

And it's my wife's fucking phone. I can guarantee you i'm not wrong about the battery. you are clearly an idiot I don't care it it's God's phone. If it's not a common occurrence, get the fuck over it and exchange it or return it as it's not normal battery behavior for the new iPhones. It's common e...
by Chidoro
September 30, 2014, 1:17 pm
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: iPhone 6, 6+
Replies: 105
Views: 43274

Re: iPhone 6, 6+

The other day I had my HTC One sitting on top of my medicine cabinet in the bathroom, bumped it and it bounced off the vanity below, flew up in the air and landed screen down on the tile floor. Didn't even have a scratch. This isn't the first time I've dropped it, and I don't use a case. using an o...
by Chidoro
September 29, 2014, 9:48 pm
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: iPhone 6, 6+
Replies: 105
Views: 43274

Re: iPhone 6, 6+

The other day I had my HTC One sitting on top of my medicine cabinet in the bathroom, bumped it and it bounced off the vanity below, flew up in the air and landed screen down on the tile floor. Didn't even have a scratch. This isn't the first time I've dropped it, and I don't use a case. using an o...
by Chidoro
September 29, 2014, 9:44 pm
Forum: Video Game General Discussion
Topic: Starcraft 2
Replies: 31
Views: 6813

Re: Starcraft 2

I will widow mine drop your natural before you even have detection, fuckin maphack noob. err Nice to see you picked it up! I recommend watching some pro vods (sc2casts.com) to get a feel for what kind of builds you want to focus on. Very entertaining. I haven't played lately but I do closely follow...
by Chidoro
September 29, 2014, 9:39 pm
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: iPhone 6, 6+
Replies: 105
Views: 43274

Re: iPhone 6, 6+

The other day I had my HTC One sitting on top of my medicine cabinet in the bathroom, bumped it and it bounced off the vanity below, flew up in the air and landed screen down on the tile floor. Didn't even have a scratch. This isn't the first time I've dropped it, and I don't use a case. Nice, but ...
by Chidoro
September 29, 2014, 9:38 pm
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: iPhone 6, 6+
Replies: 105
Views: 43274

Re: iPhone 6, 6+

She was using it in the car for about an hour and it lost over 40%. Simply unacceptable. Again, that seems like a defective device. I don't think so. I got her to turn off the wifi, gps, and Bluetooth, so that will help. but it's still a small battery trying to power a larger screen with a lte SoC
by Chidoro
September 29, 2014, 4:46 pm
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: iPhone 6, 6+
Replies: 105
Views: 43274

Re: iPhone 6, 6+

battery life on my wife's 6 is horrible, simply horrible and it's too thin to hold w/out a case. Makes 0 sense to keep trying to make these things so thin, it comes at a cost of structural strength, battery life and comfort. Should have gotten 6+! Batter life is better, I guess much better as its 1...
by Chidoro
September 29, 2014, 2:08 pm
Forum: Consoles
Topic: Destiny
Replies: 387
Views: 60350

Re: Destiny

PC or it didn't happen
by Chidoro
September 29, 2014, 1:49 pm
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: iPhone 6, 6+
Replies: 105
Views: 43274

Re: iPhone 6, 6+

"Bendgate" isn't an issue. As usual, with iPhones being more popular than any other phone, they go through more scrutiny. To see how extreme is it to bend, watch this video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y0-3fIs2jQs of course it's an issue. the frame is pathetically weak above the battery. It is a...
by Chidoro
September 29, 2014, 1:47 pm
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: iPhone 6, 6+
Replies: 105
Views: 43274

Re: iPhone 6, 6+

battery life on my wife's 6 is horrible, simply horrible
and it's too thin to hold w/out a case. Makes 0 sense to keep trying to make these things so thin, it comes at a cost of structural strength, battery life and comfort.
by Chidoro
September 28, 2014, 11:11 am
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: iPhone 6, 6+
Replies: 105
Views: 43274

Re: iPhone 6, 6+

i'll stick w/ motorola
by Chidoro
August 7, 2014, 11:00 pm
Forum: Video Game General Discussion
Topic: Starcraft 2
Replies: 31
Views: 6813

Re: Starcraft 2

Just started playing about 2 months ago. Never really played the first even though I owned it, just never really got into it.
The game is great. I been practicing in the matchmaking. Very satisfying to win and execute. Very much a newb, but I definitely am getting better rather quickly.
by Chidoro
August 7, 2014, 10:31 pm
Forum: Video Game General Discussion
Topic: World of Tanks/Planes and War Thunder
Replies: 33
Views: 11746

Re: World of Tanks/Planes/Warships

They are both entertaining, but the flight models in War Thunder are more realistic. And if you bump to simul mode, even more so. Its not that the graphics of the landscapes are bad on WoWP, it's just that they really don't play much of a role. War Thunder's the mountains and fog really play a role....
by Chidoro
August 4, 2014, 3:45 pm
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: Video Card time..
Replies: 23
Views: 5931

Re: Video Card time..

just had to replace my computer this month. The new dell came with an underpowered nvidia card. I have always had ati cards because of the bang/buck thing. But, since the tower already had geforce software on it, I decided to stick with a nvidia card. Ended up getting the 2GB gtx 750 because I was w...
by Chidoro
August 4, 2014, 1:31 pm
Forum: Video Game General Discussion
Topic: World of Tanks/Planes and War Thunder
Replies: 33
Views: 11746

Re: World of Tanks/Planes/Warships

Your settings must have been all screwed up for War Thunder, it's the vastly more realistic game. The terrain actually plays a role, etc etc. WoWP is fun, have about 900 matches or so, but it's really a throw away for me. I came in because I have played a bunch of WoT, close to 7k matches. The game ...
by Chidoro
June 13, 2014, 1:48 pm
Forum: Video Game General Discussion
Topic: E3 - 2014
Replies: 60
Views: 19020

Re: E3 - 2014

Fairweather Pure wrote:Image

It's all in the details. Look how Link's finger pulls out the blade!
aaannnd
by Chidoro
April 10, 2014, 1:58 pm
Forum: Consoles
Topic: The Official NextBox Thread!
Replies: 1335
Views: 217165

Re: The Official NextBox Thread!

Winnow wrote:
Chidoro wrote:
Winnow wrote:More stuff the PS4 can't do:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4lPS6m_bP8c&hd=1
pass
At least you can pas on it with the Xbox One. You can't pass on the poor placement of the joysticks with the PS4!
well ok then
by Chidoro
April 9, 2014, 2:15 pm
Forum: Consoles
Topic: The Official NextBox Thread!
Replies: 1335
Views: 217165

Re: The Official NextBox Thread!

Winnow wrote:More stuff the PS4 can't do:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4lPS6m_bP8c&hd=1
pass
by Chidoro
February 17, 2014, 3:47 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: How to Fix America
Replies: 27
Views: 6392

Re: How to Fix America

It sounds a lot like the old, "I want what you have without working for it" argument. All whining with no real solutions. Hooray Utopian society!! weeeeeueueuwuuwuwuu I was thinking the same thing. Utopia, where you get the stuff I need for me without me doing anything. Sounds like my 18 year old a...
by Chidoro
December 20, 2013, 4:01 pm
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: iPad Mini
Replies: 42
Views: 9352

Re: iPad Mini

but your air is more useful than 10 mini's. ohh well, for the kids and $200 a pop isn't bad. Outdated when they were announced let alone a year later but it shouldn't be a big deal for kids i guess. Original Minis are still good for that price and have a decent enough processor in them to not be la...
by Chidoro
December 2, 2013, 6:06 pm
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: iPad Mini
Replies: 42
Views: 9352

Re: iPad Mini

but your air is more useful than 10 mini's.
ohh well, for the kids and $200 a pop isn't bad. Outdated when they were announced let alone a year later but it shouldn't be a big deal for kids i guess.
by Chidoro
November 25, 2013, 3:02 pm
Forum: Consoles
Topic: What Systems/Launch Games Are You Getting?
Replies: 22
Views: 2488

Re: What Systems/Launch Games Are You Getting?

I just realised something yesterday. This gen is the first time I've bought a console on launch day .. ever. Game I do all the time but I never had for consoles. 9/9/99 I had my Dreamcast. First and last time I had a console on day one. Hell, it is the first and last time I have a console on year one
by Chidoro
November 18, 2013, 1:34 pm
Forum: Consoles
Topic: The Official PS4 thread!
Replies: 1343
Views: 213556

Re: The Official PS4 thread!

Why would I blame Nintendo for bad writing? "First new console in 7 years" is just plain wrong. Checking your facts is basic journalism. Is it really new?! It's just an HD Wii isn't it?! It's a new fucking console. Making that statement fucking wrong. What's so fucking hard to fucking understand? H...
by Chidoro
October 11, 2013, 3:14 pm
Forum: Consoles
Topic: The Official PS4 thread!
Replies: 1343
Views: 213556

Re: The Official PS4 thread!

you really believe the apple "set things straight"? nah, of course you don't so where are xbox's assembled? isn't it some dump in Mexico? unless you're a Moto X, there's no difference where your electronics get assembled. one place is not better than the other http://i.telegraph.co.uk/multimedia/ar...
by Chidoro
October 10, 2013, 1:50 pm
Forum: Consoles
Topic: The Official PS4 thread!
Replies: 1343
Views: 213556

Re: The Official PS4 thread!

you really believe the apple "set things straight"?
nah, of course you don't

so where are xbox's assembled? isn't it some dump in Mexico?
unless you're a Moto X, there's no difference where your electronics get assembled. one place is not better than the other