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Forum: PC Hardware and Related Software 03-30-2020, 03:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,402
Posted By Sn8ke_iis
Looks like a solid build. Only thing I would...

Looks like a solid build. Only thing I would suggest changing is the air cooler to a Noctua. The DH-D15 is widely considered the standard by which air coolers are rated. Even better would be a...
Forum: PC Hardware and Related Software 03-30-2020, 03:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,886
Posted By Sn8ke_iis
The most common issue I see that new builders...

The most common issue I see that new builders overlook are Windows and Nvidia power management settings and XMP memory overclocking profiles.

Both Windows and Nvidia Control Panel need to set to...
Forum: PC Hardware and Related Software 03-29-2020, 12:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 582
Posted By Sn8ke_iis
No, that sounds about right if you are looking at...

No, that sounds about right if you are looking at total usage for an 8 core single threaded CPU with background apps like TrackIR, etc. You need to look at per core usage to see bottlenecks for DCS....
Forum: PC Hardware and Related Software 03-22-2020, 02:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,566
Posted By Sn8ke_iis
https://www.tomshardware.com/news/folding-at-home-...

https://www.tomshardware.com/news/folding-at-home-worlds-top-supercomputers-coronavirus-covid-19?region-switch=1584847592

"Propelled by average enthusiasts in their shared quest to defeat...
Forum: PC Hardware and Related Software 03-22-2020, 02:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,401
Posted By Sn8ke_iis
That's a bummer man. Bad power supply? ...

That's a bummer man. Bad power supply?

Tough call on a tight budget.

Be aware that putting an unlocked K processor into that chipset motherboard will limit any overclocking you want to do....
Forum: PC Hardware and Related Software 03-21-2020, 10:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,354
Posted By Sn8ke_iis
Hey guys, Really not trying to get into a...

Hey guys,

Really not trying to get into a whole AMD vs Intel thing. If you are partial to one company, it's your money do what you want.

Before we get too off topic the OP was asking about...
Forum: PC Hardware and Related Software 03-20-2020, 09:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,354
Posted By Sn8ke_iis
Are you OK? Pretty stressful time for a lot of...

Are you OK? Pretty stressful time for a lot of people right now. I've been to war twice and I'm used to working out of my home. But I sympathize with people worried about their livelihoods. I'm not...
Forum: PC Hardware and Related Software 03-20-2020, 09:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,354
Posted By Sn8ke_iis
When I looked through the AMD GPU driver change...

When I looked through the AMD GPU driver change logs to see what all the ruckus was about is was usually for pretty obscure use cases. Like streaming on Twitch while watching Youtube while listening...
Forum: PC Hardware and Related Software 03-20-2020, 05:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,354
Posted By Sn8ke_iis
I have to hand it to AMD's marketing people....

I have to hand it to AMD's marketing people. They've got people all over Reddit and various forums pushing their products. I find this kind of fanaticism just bizarre.

The following images are...
Forum: PC Hardware and Related Software 03-18-2020, 08:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,354
Posted By Sn8ke_iis
No, that's what the objective data from 2019 and...

No, that's what the objective data from 2019 and 2020 benchmarks shows. DCS is currently limited by single core performance and doesn't use more than 3 cores for the foreseeable future. We'd all like...
Forum: PC Hardware and Related Software 03-18-2020, 01:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,354
Posted By Sn8ke_iis
For DCS you want single core/single thread...

For DCS you want single core/single thread performance and that isn't changing anytime soon. By the time DCS has a new graphics engine that supports more than 3 cores and multithreading there will be...
Forum: PC Hardware and Related Software 03-11-2020, 07:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,076
Posted By Sn8ke_iis
Have you tried running a repair? Reverting to a...

Have you tried running a repair? Reverting to a previous version that you know was working? Other than that if can be difficult to diagnose without crash logs or windows dump files.

What...
Forum: PC Hardware and Related Software 03-09-2020, 09:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,155
Posted By Sn8ke_iis
I think he means that he can't maintain 60 Hz so...

I think he means that he can't maintain 60 Hz so it drops the lock to 30 which is normal for Vsync.
Forum: PC Hardware and Related Software 03-09-2020, 09:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,446
Posted By Sn8ke_iis
Apologies, I misspoke. I was remembering the...

Apologies, I misspoke. I was remembering the settings for Razer Synapse and the typical "Start when Windows Starts" and "Start Minimized" settings. They both have a similar color scheme in the GUI. I...
Forum: PC Hardware and Related Software 03-08-2020, 06:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,446
Posted By Sn8ke_iis
I like to use GeForce Experience as it takes...

I like to use GeForce Experience as it takes really good screenshots and recordings.

You can adjust the settings where it doesn't start on boot, and/or just close the program when not using it so...
Forum: PC Hardware and Related Software 03-07-2020, 04:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,401
Posted By Sn8ke_iis
The best possible CPU right now would be a binned...

The best possible CPU right now would be a binned 9900K, 9900KS, or 3900x from Silicon Lottery.

If gaming and DCS benefited from expensive multicore workstation CPUs there would be people here...
Forum: PC Hardware and Related Software 03-07-2020, 01:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,401
Posted By Sn8ke_iis
That's not a gaming CPU. That money won't get you...

That's not a gaming CPU. That money won't get you any more performance in games. It's intended for servers.

The best CPUs for gaming right now are the 9700K, 9900K or AMD's 3900x, 3950x. I would...
Forum: PC Hardware and Related Software 03-07-2020, 01:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,401
Posted By Sn8ke_iis
Whoa there buddy, put that wallet away before you...

Whoa there buddy, put that wallet away before you hurt yourself.

If you really want to spend that much money I could build you a rig with the same specs that has a custom cooling loop and...
Forum: PC Hardware and Related Software 02-29-2020, 06:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,002
Posted By Sn8ke_iis
First off, best to start a new thread rather than...

First off, best to start a new thread rather than piggy back on this one, but no worries.

To answer your question you can build an Intel 9900K/Nvidia 2080 Ti with custom cooling for <$3000. Save...
Forum: PC Hardware and Related Software 02-26-2020, 09:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 787
Posted By Sn8ke_iis
DCS will never use all 8 cores with the current...

DCS will never use all 8 cores with the current engine. You need to look at utilization for individual cores. DCS is constrained by performance of the core that sends the draw calls to the GPU. It...
Forum: PC Hardware and Related Software 02-25-2020, 01:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 787
Posted By Sn8ke_iis
I just checked out your link to your Time Spy...

I just checked out your link to your Time Spy Score. For VR you definitely want to up your clockspeed on your 9900K to it's full potential. DCS likes fast single core performance.

Intel's XTU...
Forum: PC Hardware and Related Software 02-25-2020, 01:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 787
Posted By Sn8ke_iis
Reverb with the rig in my sig. I tuned...

Reverb with the rig in my sig.

I tuned settings above the VR preset and can still maintain 45/90 fps. I had to turn down several settings like visib range and msaa from my 2d settings but worth...
Forum: PC Hardware and Related Software 02-24-2020, 10:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,002
Posted By Sn8ke_iis
Nobody on this forum can answer that. We'll have...

Nobody on this forum can answer that. We'll have to wait till the new graphics engine and Vulkan build are actually out. By then new processors will be out to choose from.
Forum: PC Hardware and Related Software 02-24-2020, 10:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,002
Posted By Sn8ke_iis
If you are going AMD I'd go for the 3900X which...

If you are going AMD I'd go for the 3900X which is the closest match to the 9700K in gaming performance. The 9700K is less expensive though.

Unfortunately, no one benchmarks DCS comparing the...
Forum: Chit-Chat 02-24-2020, 08:54 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 51,957
Posted By Sn8ke_iis
New 3rd Party Dev: A-7E Corsair II

Nice, more 'Nam. We definitely need more 'Nam in our DCS lives.

https://flyingironsimulations.com/blogs/news/dcs-a-7e-corsair-ii-by-flyingiron-sims
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