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My New Computer!

Postby Joe Staff » June 30th, 2009, 7:46 pm

I got it earlier today and I am absolutely in love with it. Playing games like Sims 3 and S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Clear Sky on highest settings and 1680x1050 res is just fantastic. I can tab out of games without worrying if I'm able to get back in or not. Games load faster than ever with a solid state drive that holds everything that's installed, including Windows 7 64-bit (I'll time how long it takes to go from off to fully loaded windows later) Storage is no longer a concern with 1.5 TB of hard drive space (storage only seeing how it's soooo not ubar-fast) The sound is pretty good and games are just so fun now.

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Processor: AMD Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition -- 4 cores at ~3.2ghz w/Liquid Cooling
Video: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 295 -- 1792MB of memory 896-bit
MotherBoard: ASUS M4A79T Deluxe AM3 DDR3 AMD 790FX CrossFire Chipset w/7.1 Sound, Gb LAN, S-ATA Raid, USB 2.0, Dual PCI-E MB
RAM: 8GB (4x2GB) DDR3 - 1600FSB RAM
Disk Drives: 128GB SSD-0RPM - 1.5TB HDD-7200RPM
Monitor: 20" HD LCD 16:10 1080p

Time to kick up my gaming spectrum, I guess I can play games like King's Quest 6 and Leisure Suit Larry 5
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Re: My New Computer!

Postby Clownfish » June 30th, 2009, 11:43 pm

Congrats Joe Staff!

I'd love to have a "NVIDIA GeForce GTX 295"!

That is one amazing computer setup you have!

Enjoy :D

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Re: My New Computer!

Postby johnno56 » July 1st, 2009, 6:25 am

Droooool....

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Re: My New Computer!

Postby Obsidian » July 1st, 2009, 10:39 am

You may want to try dual-booting, Fedora and Ubuntu now have 20-second boot times to get everything running and to the login screen. :)
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Re: My New Computer!

Postby Joe Staff » July 1st, 2009, 11:09 am

It takes about that for me to get to Win 7 =p
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Re: My New Computer!

Postby Joe Staff » July 2nd, 2009, 3:11 am

I've been playing Crysis 2 on my new machine on full blast with no lag, I experienced some lag when it saved durring a very pretty scene of a battleship exploding, but that was it. Check this screen out

Just me zooming in sneaking up on a bad guy, this is a JPG, the BMP is better =p

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This forum crops it, to get a good view, hold CTRL and scroll down the mouse wheel (works for FireFox and IE6-8)
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Re: My New Computer!

Postby Obsidian » July 2nd, 2009, 7:47 am

Joe Staff wrote:I've been playing Crysis 2 on my new machine on full blast with no lag, I experienced some lag when it saved durring a very pretty scene of a battleship exploding, but that was it. Check this screen out

Just me zooming in sneaking up on a bad guy, this is a JPG, the BMP is better =p

This forum crops it, to get a good view, hold CTRL and scroll down the mouse wheel (works for FireFox and IE6-8)


Actually, try .png, it's not as lossy, and definitely not as big as .bmp.

Also, you /can/ link to the image.
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Re: My New Computer!

Postby johnno56 » July 4th, 2009, 6:11 am

Looks great. Not familiar with Crysis. Glad that you are pleased with your puchase.

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Re: My New Computer!

Postby Mike » July 4th, 2009, 7:24 am

Just right click on the image and go to view image and it should work. Also you guys can use the board attachments for your images. Take care.
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