Warhiker

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  1. Here's one question that I have ....What ram would you get if you were me? The current Crucial Ballsitix Sport DDR4-2400 is Class 16 64gb for about 460 (8x8gb) or G.Skill Ripjaws 4 DDR4-2400 Cas 15 for 480 (8x8gb) G.Skill Ripjaws 4 DDR4-2133 Cas 15 for 470 (8x8gb) G.Skill Ripjaws 4 DDR4-2666 Cas 16 for 490 (8x8gb) Corsair Vengenance LPX DDR4-2133 Cas 13 for 440 (8x8gb) <- found cheaper as 4x8gb Corsair Vengenance LPX DDR4-2400 Cas 14 for 600 (8x8gb) Corsair Vengenance LPX DDR4-2666 Cas 16 for 665 (8x8gb) Or Kingston or Mushkin for Lower CAS Kingston DDR4-2400 Cas 12 for 660 Kingston DDR4-2666 Cas 13 for 700 Mushkin Blackline DDR4-2133 Cas 12 for 500 Mushkin Redline DDR4-2400 Cas 13 for 520
  2. Hey Guys, I wanted to share with you my new gaming rig that I'm building. I'm a bit disappointed at the speed of the RAM that I got, but I'm excited to test it out. What do you think? What would you change for the best DimmDrive? I'm planning on using this for Adobe Creative cloud - mainly Element 3d, and for interactive video game streaming - mainly DayZ standalone. I'm very much thinking of getting Tim's CPUCore, but I'm unsure if it will help me..... I'd sure love to set my recording program to it's own dedicated core. [PCPartPicker part list](http://pcpartpicker.com/p/bZQcnQ) / [Price breakdown by merchant](http://pcpartpicker.com/p/bZQcnQ/by_merchant/) Type|Item|Price :----|:----|:---- **CPU** | [intel Core i7-5820K 3.3GHz 6-Core Processor](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/intel-cpu-bx80648i75820k) | $378.99 @ SuperBiiz **CPU Cooler** | [Corsair H100i GTX 70.7 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/corsair-cpu-cooler-cw9060021ww) | $111.99 @ Amazon **Motherboard** | [ASRock Fatal1ty X99X Killer ATX LGA2011-3 Motherboard](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/asrock-motherboard-x99xkiller) | $226.98 @ Newegg **Memory** | [Crucial Ballistix Sport 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-2400 Memory](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/crucial-memory-bls2k8g4d240fsa) | $114.99 @ B&H **Memory** | [Crucial Ballistix Sport 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-2400 Memory](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/crucial-memory-bls2k8g4d240fsa) | $114.99 @ B&H **Memory** | [Crucial Ballistix Sport 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-2400 Memory](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/crucial-memory-bls2k8g4d240fsa) | $114.99 @ B&H **Memory** | [Crucial Ballistix Sport 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-2400 Memory](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/crucial-memory-bls2k8g4d240fsa) | $114.99 @ B&H **Storage** | [samsung 850 EVO-Series 250GB 2.5" Solid State Drive](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/samsung-internal-hard-drive-mz75e250bam) | $89.75 @ OutletPC **Storage** | [Western Digital Caviar Green 3TB 3.5" 5400RPM Internal Hard Drive](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/western-digital-internal-hard-drive-wd30ezrx) | $94.99 @ Newegg **Video Card** | [sapphire Radeon R9 380 4GB Nitro Video Card](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/sapphire-video-card-100384nt4gocl) | $223.98 @ Newegg **Case** | [Cooler Master HAF 922 ATX Mid Tower Case](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/cooler-master-case-rc922mkkn1gp) |- **Power Supply** | [Rosewill 1000W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/rosewill-power-supply-rbr1000m) | $112.97 @ Amazon **Headphones** | [Razer KRAKEN 7.1 CHROMA 7.1 Channel Headset](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/razer-headphones-rz0401250100r3u1) | $94.99 @ Amazon | *Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts* | | Total (before mail-in rebates) | $1824.60 | Mail-in rebates | -$30.00 | **Total** | **$1794.60** | Generated by [PCPartPicker](http://pcpartpicker.com) 2015-08-30 12:08 EDT-0400 |
  3. Very Interesting!! I can't wait to check it out on my ultimate build that is getting delivered. I haven't even gotten around to purchaing CPUCores yet, and you've got me drooling over another piece of software.
  4. It sounds to me as if they are discussing a program that diagnoses load times and load screens from external. I believe this would be difficult to design a program that could diagnose every single program ever. HOWEVER, it would be good marketing to design programs that sort of bench mark the difference on a specific game. Imagine a game just for League of Legends, that is titled League of Legends DimmDrive Analyzer. The way the program could work, is that it would make a shared shorcut. The shortcut would not only initiate the League of Legends app, but it would start the analysis program. This would give it a definitive starting point, from which to determine game load time. This analysis program could also time the game scene load times. These two things would be of importance to people who play Legends. An app that is designed for one specific game could be distributed to the community, and it could become popular. That is where you would get lots of free advertising, from a secondary free application that has your name attached. Imagine if you have multiple of these analysis apps designed for the top popular games. I personally would suggest creating relationships with people who play the top games on twitch. You don't have to have the top streamers, but to target the games that have the most viewers. This analysis program seems pretty simple to do, however I do not know how to work around the anti-cheat programs. I could design a simple autohotkey script to analyze the game screen, but I'm not sure if there's a much simpler and more elegant solution.
  5. This sounded like a really stupid response in the beginning.... but hear me out... I thought about it, and I think that there is quite a sensible solution. My first thought was "why can't he just install on the SSD", but he explained that he didn't want permanent installs there......... So, what if DimmDrive could incorporate this idea, along with the "Less Ram" option. Imagine having 8 gigs of ram (pretty common for laptops). You can choose 4 or 6 gigs of ram to dedicate DimmDrive to, but most games need a few more gigs. DayZ needs 8.9gb total. The less ram option could allow to temporarily "cache" the files that were not included in the virtual drive in a chosen storage location. Surely SSDs would be the best option here, but would a usb stick be possible? I have some of the memory sticks that are as fast as some SSDs. I can see how this would allow someone with a small SSD to get the benefit of it, for many more games. I'm assuming that this would be simple to implement, because just as the virtual drive creates a copy to run from ram, it could create a copy to run from an SSD. This feature would allow laptop users to have a large and fast external mechanical HDD, and keep their internal as free from clutter as possible.
  6. That is great to hear. I had never thought of that need, even when scrolling through hundreds of steam titles, LoL
  7. Honestly, I don't think that he will get anywhere requesting that it shows the original steam came. It can't do this, because that same game executable is not running from the same steam install folder. There is a possibility of it being changed, but honestly with more and more companion programs coming up on steam, they need to change their method. The same thing happens with the Facerig program. Even though that is just webcam, it shows me in that and not my game. There is a bypass for this by starting facerig after your game, or just restarting it so that steam shows the game and not the "companion" app. DimmDrive users do not get the benefit of this. Which is why I suggest that Steam entertains a new form of reporting....... Imagine if it says that you're in Game X boosted by DimmDrive ----- League of Legends with DimmDrive or League of Legends with Facerig. I think this new nomenclature system would be good for the community. Thinking about it, there can be different colors for main games and different for companion Apps. Steam could simply show Arma III & DimmDrive Just my Half a nickle.
  8. I think what you are asking is an important thing for all games. IIRC, Tim had talked about a program that you run while you play a game, and it watches the files that the game uses. This program would allow you to see which of the files are used most commonly. It would be these files that would give the best boost to your game by DimmDriving. I don't really remember if it was actually Tim who was talking about this hypothetical program, or it was another using suggesting the feature. Regardless, it is a very important feature request. Dimm Drive would be more powerful if it could also diagnose with files are used most commonly. This would create a perfect "Test Mode"
  9. I have used DayZ with prior versions of DimmDrive with no problem at all. I think that getting DayZ is a good idea Tim, because it is very CPU intensive, and very unoptimized. Plus, there is a huge cult following to it. The mod would be listed as Arma II . here is the steam URL for DayZ - http://store.steampowered.com/app/221100/ c1one, if you have 32gb of ram, why are you using the "Less Ram" option? Have you tried setting up the entire game? DayZ veteran here.... been with it since alpha release. It has really blossomed, and will continue to change. Tim, don't be scared of DayZ, they will be using a new renderer engine "soon"
  10. Tim, I am very interested in Beta. OS - Win 7 x 64 Ram - 8gb on current laptop - 16gb on my gaming rig - currently out of commission but fixed within 2 weeks # steam installed current laptop - 25/ Gaming rig - 150 Other Programs Used - Adobe After Effects with Element 3d for rendering Comments - I will be evaluating the difference with this older laptop which in my opinion is more critical than the speed increase for a power rig. I will resume alot of streaming when my gaming rig is back up. Your O/S Version Amount of RAM you have Estimated # of Steam Games/Apps Installed If you use the "Other Programs" area of Dimmdrive Any other comments on how you use Dimmdrive is appreciated
  11. That's okay Deadmeat, I'm a little slack on DDR4 knowledge also. I've been hearing that there are some problems, But I definitely think it is what I need for rendering. I might just make a second box with smaller and lower CAS ram for a more speed critical DimmDrive setup, and run the larger DDR4 for rendering.
  12. I can agree that the business and marketing sector is a good one to market towards. I would suggest to create a version that does not advertise the steam integration as much. One that makes email and browser work easier/quicker will be well received. This is where my idea for a tiered referral system comes in. This way, they promote your software as a group. If only one person gets the referral, then there is less incentive to get more people.
  13. I have some questions for you about Speed vs CAS deadmeat..... if you don't mind. I'm planning a build that will utilize DDR4 in sizes up to 128gb in the end. I need to make sure that I buy the right ram, so that I can match the CAS and speed with the other ram that I buy. BUT, if I look at your table, every ram that I can find is in the orange. The lowest cas is 13 with a speed of 2133, and the higher speeds have cas of 15, 16 or 17. Is there something that I am missing, or will it be really hard to get low CAS of DDR? Is low cas something that isn't possible with the higher speed DDR4, or is it something that will come out eventually? Maybe the cas won't matter as much. I appreciate any info, because my build hinges around this. See what I am planning at http://pcpartpicker.com/p/VBtTFT I am not against changing to a different socket cpu and ddr3, but I would like to have a relevant system for as long as possible.
  14. I was struggling to think of any someone would want to do this with ssd, but couldn't someone set up turbo for their entire daily workflow and have much quicker access? I could see this great for graphics and video designers who jump programs alot. On second thought, I guess it would be still limited by ram size.
  15. I want to make sure that I am explaining these numbers correctly. Honestly, I am not an expert on HDD speeds and how benchmarks translate. What is the speed increase that I can claim? This is my slowest computer, so I think that it is a good show of DD power (especially since my ram is not too fast). Should I say 14x increase? Is saying up to 576x increase incorrect? I really don't know what the different tests are. Any help would be appreciated.