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Old 09-29-09, 12:15 PM   #1
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Hi everyone, I'm a long time PC gamer and recently started coding a website in my spare time http://www.pcgamingstandards.com which I hope everyone can benefit from.

The basic idea is to pool all the known problems with modern games (lack of proper widescreen support, forced Vsync, lack of AA and AF options etc) into one database where they're documented and easy to find, most importantly if known fixes are available these are linked directly to make correcting your problems as easy as possible.

I'd just like to stress that this is a personal project I'm working on in my spare time, it's not commercial in any way, it's not there to make money from traffic, there's no adverts, no sponsors, no associates. Currently it's hosted on my PC at home so maybe a little slow when traffic picks up, don't worry dedicated hosting is coming soon.

The website is still in very early stages, there maybe some bugs, I'd really appreciate your feedback both on any problems you find but on the features themselves, if you think something can be improved or something vital is missing then please post, PM me or use the contact form on the site.

Also because it's still new there isn't many games added to the database, this is a long job and requires access to the games to confirm if they pass/fail all the catagories, so I cannot do all the work myself, to help I have added a add game button at the bottom of the website which will allow you to submit a game for review which will be checked to the best of my ability and added.

I hope you all find this helpful, it's my honest attempt at giving something back to the PC gaming community. All your feedback is welcome both good and bad, it all helps me improve the site.
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Old 09-29-09, 12:27 PM   #2
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Thats a cool site.....very informative.
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Old 09-29-09, 12:39 PM   #3
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Very nice. Great idea.
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Old 09-29-09, 12:58 PM   #4
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Good luck, bookmarked your site
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Wow, fantastic idea.

I'm bookmarking this right now.

EDIT: One quick tip. You may want to look at this guide here:
http://www.anandtech.com/video/showdoc.aspx?i=3591&p=2

Or even link to it on your site for vsync. Vsync and triple buffering can be forced with D3D Overrider (part of Rivatuner) which prevents tearing and also stops your frame rate from being halved. I would definitely recommend that people turn on both of these settings if possible, rather than just disabling vsync and dealing with unsynchronized frames and tearing.
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Wow, fantastic idea.

I'm bookmarking this right now.

EDIT: One quick tip. You may want to look at this guide here:
http://www.anandtech.com/video/showdoc.aspx?i=3591&p=2

Or even link to it on your site for vsync. Vsync and triple buffering can be forced with D3D Overrider (part of Rivatuner) which prevents tearing and also stops your frame rate from being halved. I would definitely recommend that people turn on both of these settings if possible, rather than just disabling vsync and dealing with unsynchronized frames and tearing.
I'll take a look through that, I do have a page I'm working on for my own fixes, currently it used for AA/AF and Vsync when they're not supported and theres no other solution.

http://www.pcgamingstandards.com/GraphicsFix.aspx

Thanks for all the kind comments
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nice site
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Old 09-29-09, 02:38 PM   #8
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Nice site. Well written and a nice layout.
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Old 09-29-09, 02:39 PM   #9
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Very nice site, I really like the look and layout of it.
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