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    Half Life 3 / Half Life 4: Who wants it? Does pc gaming need it?

    I'd buy Counter-Strike 2 in a heart-beat.:cool:
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    Half Life 3 / Half Life 4: Who wants it? Does pc gaming need it?

    How can anyone with true conviction say HL1 and HL2 sucked, or HL2-ep 1,2 sucked etc... I must have low standards... I want Episode 3 to come out too, but why end it there? Make HL3, but design a new engine around the DX11 API and keep the story-lines/characters from the original. Hollywood does...
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    Games for a 12 year old?

    Totally agree with this... Plants vs Zombies is by far the best independent game I've ever played. My wife is completely hooked, my 15 year old brother-in-law is hooked (bought it for Christmas for him), and I've been hooked for months now. Had it beat a while ago. Still keeps me engaged. I...
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    Half Life 3 / Half Life 4: Who wants it? Does pc gaming need it?

    Valve has made it very clear that they are intent on seeing if this 'episode' program for its bigger games works out. I have to agree with them that the idea at first was a great idea. But when's the last time we've seen a new HL2 episode??? With DirectX11 out in full force and programmers...
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    Just heard about wow in china

    LOL! So true... This is nothing new from China. It's a communist/socialist society that uses the government to take away liberty and people's free will in the name of 'hey, it's good for everyone and it sounds good'. I'm glad to see I'm not the only one nervous about the direction a certain...
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    Mirror Edge

    LS means left stick- push in.(bad xbox 360 port?) If you're playing the PC version, you should have the correct key mappings show up. Otherwise, look in the controls menu to see.
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    What was the game called?

    Was it Dink Smallwood? :D Fun free game.
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    Pinball: Hall of fame Williams edition

    The Wii version of this game hooked my friends and I for month and months. The physics, sounds and even the crappy Wii graphics all make this game one of the best on the console. I'm waiting for them to release another Williams game.
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    New RAM for an old computer

    You're right, saying the words "cut in half" was bad. :cool: Second point is correct to an extent. If you've hit the ceiling on the paging file, you'll want to add extra ram at least. If he's using XP the paging file is 1.5 times the size of the amount of ram in the system. Adding more ram...
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    New RAM for an old computer

    On the first sentence: I basically said the same thing, except worded badly. Second: I disagree, check the benchmarks when 'gaming' which is what this pc is supposed to be for. Dual channel almost always out-performs a little bit more memory. Especially when it's a 32 bit OS. Third- this is...
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    Games that 'everyone' hates... but you love! (warning- play nicely)

    Ok, I'll end it with this... I actually enjoyed playing Leisure Suit Larry: Magna Cum Loud on the XBOX. Yea... I said it!
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    New RAM for an old computer

    You can put in a third stick, but you'll lose Dual-channel. Your ram will run @ it' s rated speed cut in half. (so 200mhz instead of 400mhz). While the extra ram is nice, it doesn't come close to the performance gains you get when dual channel is enabled. If I were you, I'd but some 1 or 2(if...
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    Why does EVERY freaking game need to "set up a sequel"?

    Money to time ratio is not there for us to expect 200 hours of polished content, deeply planned, engaging story and perfect pace for any game. Let alone a shooter. Would you spend countless man hours and licensing fees, marketing, insurance, etc to sell a game for $50. The budget would be...
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    Games that 'everyone' hates... but you love! (warning- play nicely)

    I can't say I was in this group. I loved FF7 on PS1... This game had the best summons/graphics of any game at the time. So I'm in the minority here...
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    For all that got Terminator: Salvation for free

    Or Julia Bond... or both! Seriously video-card companies! De versify your promos!
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    Red Faction: Guerrilla PC Video looks really good

    Then ported to PS2 along with other PC favs. Like Max Payne, Half-Life and Unreal.
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    Hilarious- Pirates Foiled by Deliberate Glitch in Batman: Arkham Asylum

    Thanks for helping out on this Zoobaby. Much appreciated. As far as this being old news as soon as it was posted: my bad... I don't track the hacker release schedules so I wouldn't have known.:cool: I honestly wonder what type of DRM will ever make the masses OK with developers protecting...
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    Hilarious- Pirates Foiled by Deliberate Glitch in Batman: Arkham Asylum

    crud.... even searched for it. Edit: So I've pretty much failed in life for the last 30 minutes... At least it's Friday...
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    Hilarious- Pirates Foiled by Deliberate Glitch in Batman: Arkham Asylum

    sorry for second thread all... I screwed that one up royally. Am I even able to delete a thread I just made?
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    Hilarious- Pirates Foiled by Deliberate Glitch in Batman: Arkham Asylum

    I read this on DailyTech today. Funny stuff! I could live with this type of DRM! I read the Rules... I don't think this is against them. Please let me know b4 banning if that's the case. :D
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    Hilarious: Pirates Foiled by Deliberate Glitch in Batman: Arkham Asylum

    I read this on DailyTech today. Funny stuff! I could live with this type of DRM! I read the Rules... I don't think this is against them. Please let me know b4 banning if that's the case. :D
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    Games that 'everyone' hates... but you love! (warning- play nicely)

    The mention of this game has shown up 3 times... however; the last time someone mentioned it, the thread died after a couple more posts for almost 4 months! Should we make a "No Enter the Matrix" mentions from here on out? ;) I'd like to split this up into consoles at some point. I played...
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    Games that 'everyone' hates... but you love! (warning- play nicely)

    The mention of this game has shown up 3 times... however; the last time someone mentioned it, the thread died after a couple more posts for almost 4 months! Should we make a "No Enter the Matrix" mentions from here on out?:wink: I'd like to split this up into consoles at some point. I played...
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    Games that 'everyone' hates... but you love! (warning- play nicely)

    And the thread is reborn... I thought it died like in May! Glad to hear everyone enjoys games the masses/reviewers call "horrible". I was sure I wasn't alone... And FarCry 2 was fun for about 2 hours... The gorgeous graphics and scenery were quickly overshadowed by the shoddy AI, horribly...
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    "Paperless" Office - App for Organization?

    I'll chime in. I'm an ex-Solutions Analyst for IKON. My job entailed learning, analyzing and implementing/selling Electronic Document Management solutions for customers. There are a few options the your client could chose if it were me giving advice. 1. Call a company like IKON who specializes...
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    Did my video card just die?

    mb, missed that one.
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    Little Ram Trouble

    Not a problem. Assuming the ram is good because it ran good last week (let alone a while ago) isn't a safe bet. There's are a ton of possible things that can happen that cause ram to go bad. And the one thing you see more often than not is, "it worked fine yesterday, nothing changed... now it...
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    BFG 8800 GTX SLI with Accelero Xtreme 8800's Setup

    I don't see an issue with modifying the case there. Just make sure it's an empty case when you do that (don't ask why I said that, trust me; I have my reasons). I wouldn't remove the piece unless I was sure it wouldn't compromise the stability of the case. You'd have to talk to a case modder to...
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    BFG 8800 GTX SLI with Accelero Xtreme 8800's Setup

    I wouldn't advise cutting any electrical component just because the card doesn't fit. Especially if you've never done it before. Modding components when you don't know the specifics of the components is a very dangerous game. If the case is the problem... you can definitely mod this without...
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    Did my video card just die?

    What tests are you going to run if you don't have any video? Reseat the card and try again. If that doesn't work see if you can put a replacement card in. I have a PCI video card I use to diagnose video issues. Do you even see a POST screen?
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    Little Ram Trouble

    Your post is a bit confusing... I'll try to sort it out. So you should be seeing 2gb... You put 2x1gb sticks in slots 1 and 3 and it only shows 512. Have you run memtest86? Called Patriot to trouble-shoot? Both of these should be done at some point either way. You probably can't put the...
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    Recommend Your Favorite Mouse Pad

    I've had a Fat-pad for about 4 years now... love it. Stands up to the kids spilling crap on it, wife eating at the desk, etc. HUGE, i mean HUGE footprint.
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    Counter Strike Source Issue

    ^^^Yep... same thing I did^^^
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    BF 2 1.5 September 1st

    So... I must've been one of the few that actually 'liked' BF2142? EA downloader owned me and I never tried installing it again. I'm going back to BF2 thanks to this thread! Can't wait to try the new maps.
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    Surge supressor question...

    I'd be careful with a cheaper version. Tripp Lite may be cheaper than some, but they've got a good warranty and perform great. Do your research on the Furman via google. Search for "Furman m-8x reviews" or something like that. I'm not sure how much feedback you'll get here. I haven't met many...
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    Are these temps normal for i7 920?

    I have a 920 with a Zalman 9900led. my temps are lower than that, but I just used some Arctic Silver and spreaded it thinly with a piece of cardboard. I did in fact tighten all the mounting screws until they wouldn't screw down anymore. The bracket should not move at all. If that's the case, you...
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    Corsair DDR2 Dominator - Rash of bad batchs?

    Like I said; Corsair stands by their product and will send you a replacement if you contact their RMA department. There was a halt of sales on Corsair's Dominator GT line- Dominator GT models affected include: * TW3X4G1600C6GTF * TR3X6G1866C7GTF * TR3X6G2000C8GTF *...
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    Corsair DDR2 Dominator - Rash of bad batchs?

    Judging a whole company on 2 batches of memory is hardly the best route to go when it comes to electronics in my opinion. I think you'll find if you call, e-mail, or live-chat with Corsair, it becomes quickly evident that they are a top-of-the-line company for a reason. (They replaced some DDR1...
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    Connected a second monitor and now after reboot screen pops up with purple and blue..

    I'd go back to one card... clean up what you need to clean up and make sure Vista is working fine before installing that second card. Once Vista is running properly, set a restore point (for giggles) and install the second card. The Nvidia drivers that you've re-installed should pick up the...
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