After months or even years of debate, and a Gamescom where I finally changed my mind, we are today announcing the Gamersyde Youtube channel. You'll find there all our videos within minutes of them being online on the main site. Update: Youtube has closed our account without any explanations except that we broke the community guidelines. We'll try and contact them but knowing Google there is little chance we'll be able to appeal. Oh well...
First, and by far the most important point. This is no way changes what makes Gamersyde what it is: The quality of our videos. Absolutely nothing changes, we've been making sure for almost 10 years now that we have the best video quality for gaming videos on the net, and while you won't get this on the Youtube channel, you'll still get it on the site as it has always been.
There are two reasons for this channel to exist. The first one is that (sadly) many people on younger side seem to think that youtube is basically the only place to watch videos on the internet, and while I find it sad that they do not get to enjoy these videos as they should be seen, I'd rather have them see our content with the proper Gamersyde attribution than without it.
That's the second point, we noticed during Gamescom a rather alarming number of our videos being posted on Youtube. Some with proper attribution, that's more or less acceptable, but quite a few went and removed our logos and watermarks and posted the video as their own. And within these few, one individual in particular went as far as to contest our removal request from Youtube, claiming that he was basically doing us a service by posting videos from such a crummy site as ours on his popular Youtube channel. And while we certainly are not done with this person, it was quite a blow for us to see such an attitude.
So there you have it, our own Youtube channel. I can't say I'm thrilled, but at least I've done this properly and shouldn't take any of our rather limited time. Enjoy!
FFA deathmatch is pretty fun in OW even though it's totally not balanced. Great Tracer practice. (54 minutes ago)
The Orville episode 3 was amazing. Very heavy topic but handled it extremely well. (1 Hour ago)
I wasn't really setting up any specific comparison at all. I said modern phones and many PCs. That's pretty vague. You can set whatever limits on that you want. (2 Hours ago)
Granted.. synthetic benchmarks are just that.. but in Geekbench 4 a Snapdragon 835 can outperform a Q9550.. which is definitely faster than the E6600. (2 Hours ago)
My personal history of personal computing goes back to 8-bit computers. I think 2017 ARM CPUs are amazing. (2 Hours ago)
@droezelke: I said E6600.. and its single core performance in synthetic benchmarks is certainly comparable. But yes. You can go back to the 80s. I didn't say anything about them being modern. (2 Hours ago)
@GriftGFX: no, a snapdragon 835 does not have computing power of a Q6600 (9 years old). Do you really want to go further in time to prove your statement made sense? (2 Hours ago)