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Forum: Chit-Chat 10-11-2018, 10:07 PM
Replies: 244
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Posted By blkspade
That's kind of a huge point for Vulkan, in that...

That's kind of a huge point for Vulkan, in that render phase doesn't have to be trapped behind the single threaded parts.
Forum: Chit-Chat 09-26-2018, 08:32 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 36,780
Posted By blkspade
My first computer was TRS-80 Coco, have used...

My first computer was TRS-80 Coco, have used every version of Windows since 3.11, and used Apple/Mac OS since at least OS 7 (between school and 15+ years in IT). Didn't really get into Linux until...
Forum: Chit-Chat 09-26-2018, 05:20 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 36,780
Posted By blkspade
Your last statement, while obvious, completely...

Your last statement, while obvious, completely makes my point. Barring the fact that most people don't actually choose an OS in the first place. They realize they need/want a computer, decide on it...
Forum: Chit-Chat 09-25-2018, 08:55 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 36,780
Posted By blkspade
I already know about that initiative, but they...

I already know about that initiative, but they aren't quite there yet. DCS using Vulkan in the first place may largely remove the need for ED to build a native Linux client. ED are already changing...
Forum: Chit-Chat 09-25-2018, 07:15 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 36,780
Posted By blkspade
Its still a broken metric, because of the...

Its still a broken metric, because of the perspective you're looking at it from. Not every gamer likes the ideology of Steam, and hardcore Linux users are even more likely to be that kind of user....
Forum: Chit-Chat 09-25-2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 36,780
Posted By blkspade
Well with the question being if Vulkan would...

Well with the question being if Vulkan would extend platform support, there would be no reason to stop work on Vulkan. While no one knows absolutely outside of ED, sticking with DX would mean...
Forum: Chit-Chat 09-05-2018, 07:49 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 36,780
Posted By blkspade
Its just the nature of Windows vs the average...

Its just the nature of Windows vs the average user. Average Windows users are their own enemy, on a platform that's specifically targeted for exploits. Linux is more challenging to get messed up in a...
Forum: Chit-Chat 01-07-2018, 02:08 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 36,780
Posted By blkspade
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P_I8an8jXuM ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P_I8an8jXuM
https://www.gamingonlinux.com/articles/you-will-want-to-force-your-cpu-into-high-performance-mode-for-vulkan-games-on-linux.9369

I think there is some...
Forum: Chit-Chat 01-07-2018, 04:54 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 36,780
Posted By blkspade
The most obvious point behind Vulkan being chosen...

The most obvious point behind Vulkan being chosen over DX12 is that it doesn't cut out users still on older versions of Windows, more so than say something like a Linux build. There isn't much...
Forum: Chit-Chat 01-07-2018, 02:41 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 36,780
Posted By blkspade
DX11's MT ability barely works as it hampered by...

DX11's MT ability barely works as it hampered by additional overhead induced by secondary render threads still having to wait on the main render thread that's still stuck behind the rest of the...
Forum: Chit-Chat 01-05-2018, 06:41 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 36,780
Posted By blkspade
That's not how it works. Vulkan's advantage is...

That's not how it works. Vulkan's advantage is purely about multi-threaded rendering. Everything slows down because rendering gets the lowest priority, when shared with everything else on the same...
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