etilena wrote:So anyone want to give me a reason to spend money?
Aranarth wrote:radeon 7870 (running 3 monitors 2 - 1280x1024 and 1920x1080)
With my 4870 I'm sure I can put that off for another 2 years if not more.
sluggo wrote:It used to be that software drove many improvements in PC hardware. The need to render higher resolution images in real time pushed the entire computation chain for speed and memory capacity.
Now that software (basically: game) development on the PC platform has been stagnant for quite some time, hardware developers have focused their efforts elsewhere. I'd do the same.
Maybe when there's a real financial incentive to develop beyond-the-cutting-edge game software, there'll be a need for more powerful platforms.
DancinJack wrote:I'm not saying it's crazy, but this graph looks like more than ~5 percent to me.
http://techreport.com/review/24879/inte ... eviewed/16
And for me, it's more about the platform upgrades these days.
Convert wrote:Mer, I foresee using this PC for at least another year or two honestly.
mako wrote:I am thinking more of ECC RAM and ZFS than I am of gaming, to be honest. I might just build a separate NAS and keep my current machine until it really dies.
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