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    Quote Originally Posted by Boxcar View Post
    The price point is a pretty big factor. Don't get me wrong, I am happy with my rig (very, and I'll always be thankful to you and mynameispepe as it runs Revit extremely well and rendering is quick and painless) but can't help but wonder if waiting a little bit would have been better given that Ryzen not only comes at a fantastic price point but also will surely force Intel to slash their own prices.

    I can only hope the Vega cards are as impressive.
    I guess you can take comfort in the fact that it's never really a good time to buy new technology. Whether it's cameras, phones, computers, your money always goes further when you look into the future. Any time you take the plunge, you just have to accept that it will look like a sub-optimal investment almost immediately.
    "We don't have to plan for a rebuild. But all 30 teams have to stay agile, and have to understand that we're dealing with human beings, and these assets to organizations are human and change and evolve. I think what we've tried to do is become more flexible and agile, and to sustain championships is to build from within."

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    Quote Originally Posted by KingKat View Post
    I guess you can take comfort in the fact that it's never really a good time to buy new technology. Whether it's cameras, phones, computers, your money always goes further when you look into the future. Any time you take the plunge, you just have to accept that it will look like a sub-optimal investment almost immediately.
    It's true and I am getting the performance I want, plus I did save a bunch on Boxing Day deals so it isn't all bad. I guess I should just hope this can continue until I need my next upgrade.
    Quote Originally Posted by Grant77 View Post
    I think we all know it's the latter. The Mariners have been a disgustingly bad offensive for a decade now and nothing has changed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Boxcar View Post
    How would this thing actually know when it needs to deploy? What if you fell without hitting your head and then it goes off? They are obviously one time use items, and probably not cheap to replace. For cycling, seems to me that they seek to solve a problem that isn't particularly critical.

    In sports, not sure how this would work. NFL players would need hundreds of these every game.
    Yeah thinking that through it would be pretty stupid in an NFL game to have to replace them constantly. NHL might still be passable.

    Actually I take it all back, this technology is 100% dumb.

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    This isn't news but it came up in conversation today and I figure I'd share since it's an odd bit of research trivia.

    http://www.pbs.org/newshour/rundown/...d-study-finds/
    "We don't have to plan for a rebuild. But all 30 teams have to stay agile, and have to understand that we're dealing with human beings, and these assets to organizations are human and change and evolve. I think what we've tried to do is become more flexible and agile, and to sustain championships is to build from within."

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    Quote Originally Posted by KingKat View Post
    This isn't news but it came up in conversation today and I figure I'd share since it's an odd bit of research trivia.

    http://www.pbs.org/newshour/rundown/...d-study-finds/
    I think you have weird conversations.
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    Quote Originally Posted by John_Havok View Post
    I think you have weird conversations.
    You mean to say that you DON'T bring this up when you see a dog pooping?
    "We don't have to plan for a rebuild. But all 30 teams have to stay agile, and have to understand that we're dealing with human beings, and these assets to organizations are human and change and evolve. I think what we've tried to do is become more flexible and agile, and to sustain championships is to build from within."

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    Quote Originally Posted by KingKat View Post
    You mean to say that you DON'T bring this up when you see a dog pooping?
    Ya I know right? Like the first thing to the tip of tongue when seeing my dog take a shit is " I wonder if he's pooping this way because of the earth's magnetic field?"
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    Quote Originally Posted by KingKat View Post
    This isn't news but it came up in conversation today and I figure I'd share since it's an odd bit of research trivia.

    http://www.pbs.org/newshour/rundown/...d-study-finds/
    You are hellbent on destroying this thread lately. What have I ever done to you?

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    The new Nvidia 1080 Ti looks amazing. Huge performance bump. Here's a review on it: http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/...0-ti,4972.html

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    This isn't quite in the realm of scary (just yet), but it's pretty cool and extremely clever:

    http://www.tomshardware.com/news/wal...nes,33901.html

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    Dubai set to put driverless flying taxi service (yeah, really) into use:

    http://www.cnn.com/2017/03/17/tech/e...commended_pool

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    Quote Originally Posted by Abomination View Post
    Dubai set to put driverless flying taxi service (yeah, really) into use:

    http://www.cnn.com/2017/03/17/tech/e...commended_pool
    So basically drone taxis. Since nothing ever goes wrong with drones, I can't see any any issue with this.
    "We don't have to plan for a rebuild. But all 30 teams have to stay agile, and have to understand that we're dealing with human beings, and these assets to organizations are human and change and evolve. I think what we've tried to do is become more flexible and agile, and to sustain championships is to build from within."

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    Quote Originally Posted by KingKat View Post
    So basically drone taxis. Since nothing ever goes wrong with drones, I can't see any any issue with this.
    Will believe it when I see it.

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