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Forum: General Discussion 24-Apr-2014, 19:39
Replies: 476
Views: 16,909
Posted By Dave Baumann
Not sure you can look at it in isolation, when...

Not sure you can look at it in isolation, when considering a set of rules with various differences. For instance, as mentioned the cars are significantly heavier this year, which will have some...
Forum: General Discussion 24-Apr-2014, 19:06
Replies: 476
Views: 16,909
Posted By Dave Baumann
Sadly the minimum regulated weight is...

Sadly the minimum regulated weight is significantly higher than it was in prior seasons, to help level the playing field a little. While I know a few of the smaller teams are still above it, I don't...
Forum: General Discussion 24-Apr-2014, 19:02
Replies: 476
Views: 16,909
Posted By Dave Baumann
As I mentioned: And the net effect...

As I mentioned:




And the net effect between the prior years rules / operation is very little in terms of overall race pace.
Forum: General Discussion 24-Apr-2014, 17:11
Replies: 476
Views: 16,909
Posted By Dave Baumann
With regards to previous comments about 2014 car...

With regards to previous comments about 2014 car performances / pace Joe Saward points this out:

http://joesaward.wordpress.com/2014/04/24/a-press-release-that-someone-should-have-put-out/


...
Forum: General Discussion 23-Apr-2014, 20:30
Replies: 476
Views: 16,909
Posted By Dave Baumann
From a fuel perspective its not a given that...

From a fuel perspective its not a given that "clean air" is an advantage - you get fewer chances of a tow and you don't get as many opportunities to use the DRS (in both cases, only potentially when...
Forum: General Discussion 23-Apr-2014, 16:37
Replies: 476
Views: 16,909
Posted By Dave Baumann
With regards to Vettel's performances, the...

With regards to Vettel's performances, the narrative that has come out from a few sources recently is that Vettel is still driving the car as though it was exhaust blown (2013). With exhaust blown...
Forum: 3D Architectures & Chips 18-Apr-2014, 17:28
Replies: 67
Views: 8,245
Posted By Dave Baumann
Yes. Consoles have been significantly multicore...

Yes. Consoles have been significantly multicore for the past few generations, and with their per-core capabilities games certainly have to be.
Forum: General Discussion 15-Apr-2014, 15:09
Replies: 476
Views: 16,909
Posted By Dave Baumann
And that's to do with the overaggressive...

And that's to do with the overaggressive packaging of the engine on Red Bulls car.


They all do, that's how they test and develop engines (any engine) ahead of time. Remember Renault were the...
Forum: General Discussion 15-Apr-2014, 02:58
Replies: 476
Views: 16,909
Posted By Dave Baumann
Unlike running cars at all, which is limited to...

Unlike running cars at all, which is limited to the prescribed test days, some mileage on straight-line tests and a limited number of camera days, running engines on dynos is unrestricted.
Forum: General Discussion 14-Apr-2014, 18:42
Replies: 476
Views: 16,909
Posted By Dave Baumann
There are provisions in the rules for engine...

There are provisions in the rules for engine "performance calibrations" in season, though the exact nature is cloudy to me, but the engines are supposed to have comparable performances between the...
Forum: 3D Architectures & Chips 11-Apr-2014, 17:17
Replies: 67
Views: 8,245
Posted By Dave Baumann
He also clearly has no knowledge of the...

He also clearly has no knowledge of the capabilities of current ASICs.
Forum: 3D Architectures & Chips 08-Apr-2014, 17:07
Replies: 2,395
Views: 297,609
Posted By Dave Baumann
Seems mileage will vary: ...

Seems mileage will vary:

http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/digitalfoundry-2014-radeon-r9-295x2-review
Forum: Console Forum 08-Apr-2014, 02:51
Replies: 9,527
Views: 828,896
Posted By Dave Baumann
If it is anything like Windows Phone then you...

If it is anything like Windows Phone then you just create a group and then add people from your full list of contacts. People can be in multiple groups.
Forum: Console Forum 04-Apr-2014, 23:00
Replies: 9,527
Views: 828,896
Posted By Dave Baumann
From the video - "Kinects attach [to XBOX 360] is...

From the video - "Kinects attach [to XBOX 360] is in the range of 60%-70% today". Yep, nobody want it!
Forum: General Discussion 04-Apr-2014, 20:02
Replies: 2,675
Views: 210,895
Posted By Dave Baumann
Anyone else watched Cap yet? Managed to sneak in...

Anyone else watched Cap yet? Managed to sneak in a showing last night and have to say that I was more engaged and left thinking about it and what's to come moreso than either Iron Man 3 or Thor 2....
Forum: Console Technology 03-Apr-2014, 15:15
Replies: 30
Views: 1,712
Posted By Dave Baumann
That's the point, if you bought it on a phone you...

That's the point, if you bought it on a phone you can potentially have access to it on the phone and XBOX One as well at no extra cost. There are a number of apps that I'd find useful to use on other...
Forum: Console Forum 02-Apr-2014, 22:29
Replies: 9,527
Views: 828,896
Posted By Dave Baumann
Cortana was also announced as the digital...

Cortana was also announced as the digital assistant for Windows Phone. I wonder if the voice work they have done for Kinect has assisted here and whether this (all voice devices) will go to a single...
Forum: Console Forum 02-Apr-2014, 19:48
Replies: 9,527
Views: 828,896
Posted By Dave Baumann
I think the distinction would be the apps that...

I think the distinction would be the apps that are downloaded via Marketplace/Store, rather than stand alone retail desktop apps. Also note that it is a toolset from MS for "easier" porting, so this...
Forum: Console Forum 02-Apr-2014, 19:01
Replies: 9,527
Views: 828,896
Posted By Dave Baumann
http://www.theverge.com/2014/4/2/5574596/microsoft...

http://www.theverge.com/2014/4/2/5574596/microsoft-universal-apps-run-across-windows-tablets-phones-pcs

Finally. "Universal" apps across all MS devices. Buy once, use across Windows, Windows Phone...
Forum: Console Forum 02-Apr-2014, 15:45
Replies: 9,527
Views: 828,896
Posted By Dave Baumann
If it is a licensed design then that wouldn't be...

If it is a licensed design then that wouldn't be part of AMD's WSA.
Forum: Console Forum 02-Apr-2014, 15:37
Replies: 9,527
Views: 828,896
Posted By Dave Baumann
Exclusive game crowds aside, its the...

Exclusive game crowds aside, its the differentiating feature between XBO and PS4, so you can alternatively make the case that the people that didn't/won't purchase it for the likes of Titanfall...
Forum: Console Forum 02-Apr-2014, 03:50
Replies: 2,002
Views: 92,246
Posted By Dave Baumann
Bear in mind we are in a general barren period in...

Bear in mind we are in a general barren period in the year; its not exactly like the PC is swimming in masses of releases right now.
Forum: Console Forum 02-Apr-2014, 03:48
Replies: 9,527
Views: 828,896
Posted By Dave Baumann
1/3 is a huge ratio given the disparity in timing...

1/3 is a huge ratio given the disparity in timing of releases of the console and Kinect. You have to factor in how many of the initial user base were still using the console, how many of the original...
Forum: 3D Architectures & Chips 01-Apr-2014, 17:28
Replies: 1,639
Views: 231,216
Posted By Dave Baumann
That's not necessarily what has been reported...

That's not necessarily what has been reported post GTC. NVIDIA are saying that Pascal is using the same SMM structure as Maxwell with the "Volta" architectural change (that would inevitably spawn a...
Forum: Console Forum 31-Mar-2014, 17:02
Replies: 9,527
Views: 828,896
Posted By Dave Baumann
http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/news/misc/2014/mar1...

http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/news/misc/2014/mar14/03-31corpemail.aspx

Full email from the top.
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