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    Re: 9600GT or 9600GT Black Pearl?

    the asus 9800GTX is also ridiculously loud, largely due to the cooler/fan design

    and large too - barely fits in most cases

    both issues that could be easily fixed with a wider rather than longer...
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    Re: 9600GT or 9600GT Black Pearl?

    is your computer reasonably quiet as it is?

    if so, keep it quiet - if it's loud, who cares?
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    Re: 9600GT or 9600GT Black Pearl?

    the silent version from asus
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    Re: 9600GT or 9600GT Black Pearl?

    yea originally it did but in context we're comparing GT to an o/c GT...

    and no i don't think you can buy true 'vanilla' cards anymore....they have a GS and now GSO which i can only assume to mean...
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    Re: 9600GT or 9600GT Black Pearl?

    by vanilla i mean just the "normal" plain card, in this case a 9600GT, without all the fancy overclocks or special coolers
  6. Poll: Re: I want my computer to KICK some serious ass - but am such a dumm bumm!!

    a perfectly reasonable sum - a quarter of a century ago!
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    looking at those prices, you'd have to be pretty keen to be ripped off AND a lottery winner to afford and pay for all that:eek:
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    Re: Is this a Tui moment?

    pretty good idea considering the disaster that was vista and it's graphical load on low end machines
  9. Poll: Re: I want my computer to KICK some serious ass - but am such a dumm bumm!!

    what the hell?!

    ALL that money and processing power and only a 9600gt?!

    i mean, they'll run most games quite well (i have one) but if you're going to spend that much you may as well do it...
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    Re: 9600GT or 9600GT Black Pearl?

    i've got the silent vanilla 9600gt from asus and no heat or lag issues playing games like COD:waw

    If i were you i'd put the $40 in terms of a percentage of the price of the vanilla card and see if...
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    Re: computer is buggered

    LOL just realised i have a usb->ps2 adapter
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    Re: computer is buggered

    ooh, well in that case i'll be updating the bios then!


    *continues studying*
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    Re: computer is buggered

    well i did start the thread almost a month ago....

    i'm sure there is an update, but i'm also sure that's not the issue.


    of course i'll pop out the drive, but that means i need a computer to...
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    Re: computer is buggered

    cause i'm lazy:thumbs:
  15. Thread: fury3

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    Re: fury3

    damn; i've still got my sidewinder 3D pro from back when i was playing that game!

    even got the old machine too! unfortunately it's got win98 on it now though...


    are there no suitable torrents...
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    Re: computer is buggered

    SO, i finally got another crack at it today after special circumstances led to this possibly being a virus issue (turns out another networked machine got same problem at the same time, after being...
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    Re: White spots on car roof

    is this just normal "paint failing due to twenty years of UV exposure" or something else?
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    Re: computer is buggered

    yeah it looks liek that might be the way to go

    although i don't know how the drivers got buggered, that might be the error that chkdsk picked up
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    Re: computer is buggered

    righto

    chucked the 7600GT into the machine and it POSTs again :D

    but she still won't boot windows.

    ran chkdsk and it corrected "one or more" errors on the disk.....

    and sure enough i'm...
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    Re: Anti-Piracy Fail

    http://www.simprograms.com/?p=658

    so while there is a tool from securom to remove securom, running the game again simply reinstalls securom

    so in order to restore my system to the stable...
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    Re: computer is buggered

    tried but no one knows the password

    think i've figured out what it was, but now whenever i boot it gives one long beep then three short ones

    which a quick google tells me is the video card (or...
  22. Re: How To Save Recources When Building An Electric Railway

    i always understood that statistically speaking, trains/planes/rollercoasters were safer than cars


    might have something to do with qualified operators and no intersections rather than speed
  23. Re: How To Save Recources When Building An Electric Railway

    i always thought it would be a major hazard and a bastard to insulate during heavy rain
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    Re: Anti-Piracy Fail

    haha yeah i've encountered star force "drivers" in the past


    and while i do hear this securom thing can be removed, it's far from a straightforward process, and backing up data is always strongly...
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    Re: Anti-Piracy Fail

    i was actually intending to pay for spore, even despite the game being significantly worse than what they showed us in 2005 as EA pulled content to later release in expansion packs

    then i heard...
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