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Comment: Re:shooting themselves in foot (Score 1) 76 76

If a $X GPU plays games at 1080p/60fps with all settings on max, there is no point to a $2X GPU, unless you are going to go at a higher resolution.

So the high end cards will work at 1080p, but why would you buy one if the mid end cards are just as good for your usage?

Comment: Re:Shitting all over casual gamers. (Score 1) 99 99

It's intended for first person shooters. You both "look" and jump/reload/etc with your right thumb.

This controller frees up your thumb to let you always look and turn while doing A/B/X/Y functions.

It's too expensive and I won't buy one, but I can see the point, especially for serious halo/battlefield/etc players.

Comment: Re:LOL Microsoft (Score 1) 141 141

On my windows 10 box running 10074 right this second:

-hit start button on keyboard
-type "ping -t 192.168.0.1" and hit enter
result: command prompt window with ping running against 192.168.0.1

-close that window
-hit start button on keyboard
-type "cmd" and hit enter
result: command prompt window pops up at c:\users\myusername
-type "ping (IP)" and hit enter
result: pinging

Exactly the same as in windows 7. The only difference is that it is ALSO running a search in the background and popping shit into the results window while you do it, but if you hit start, type something, and then hit enter it will run it.

Comment: Re:Issue will be resolved... (Score 1) 347 347

You've just described the Australian NBN in a nutshell (before the current government started fucking with it).

The government runs GPON FTTP to every house in populated Australia (there's other plans for remote areas). Those FTTP lines wind up in at ~30 POPs around the country. Any ISP can go into any POP and provide access to users (so you can do regional, or you can do the whole country if you choose). The ISP pays a ultility fee for using the fibre back to the NBN, and the consumer pays a single bill to their ISP without worrying about whose DSLAM they connect to etc etc etc like in the "old" world.

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