I'm just in the process of building a new workstation and I've become unhealthily obsessed with watercooling, both for temperatures and noise, and epeen factor...
Currently I'm running:
Quadro Fermi 4000
16gb Corsair Dom
Asus p8p67 Deluxe
Now, I'm looking to cool all of...
I haven't posted here in a long time, but I thought some of you may be able to help me,
I'm looking to buy a certain card (fermi fx4000), but they are both a) hard to find, and b) very very expensive in Australia even though our dollar is the same as yours (go figure). So I...
I'm agree ^
PC games get pirated because the multiplayer is often thrown on as a last minute thing. Look at COD4 for pc. Good multiplayer system, so people actually buy it.
Poorly optimized and supported games like Crysis for example, just invite piracy, because people don't want to pay...
I basically built a very similar system a month ago, with the coolermaster cosmos S, and only 1xGTX, pretty neato, but its no blackbird
doesnt have the awesome case, or cooling
a blackbird is a blackbird because its a blackbird, essentially
Got myself a Q9450 a while ago + TRUE120 +AS5, maxing it out with Prime95, realtemp (the program I've been told to use by people on hardforum :D) is reporting temps of 38-41 degrees across the cores.
a) are these temps ok?
b) is realtemp the...
you might check ebay
i was looking around for one a while ago, ended up going for the new one because i couldnt find anywhere that had the old one in stock. When i saw my mates and mine side by side i decided i liked the new one alot more anyway! but thats just me
It doesn't. In the CS3 suite there are new features that allow you to integrate and manipulate 3d elements placed on your canvas, but in reality, a gfx card makes very little difference.
There is talk of full blown GPU support in CS4 though, really putting them to work, which couldn't hurt...
Uh, not really sure what you mean.
There isn't software that can offer the power and control of something like Maya while still having a simple "drag and drop" type of system. The fact is if you want to get quality results you've got to put in the hard yards in a high end 3d/animation app.
I'm not a big one for this kind of work, but you ought to give Terragen a shot as well, just google it, can make some amazing stuff in that program.
Here's something I made in terragen probably 3-4 years ago, after about 2 days of messing around just for kicks. Personally, I don't like it...
Farkk. Thats pretty poor. Guess I got lucky with mine. Haven't ever had a single problem with it.
You'd wish that MS would give some kind of compensation to those who's 360 has fucked up more than once.
To do it properly: a calibration kit. They can set you back a few hundred as far as I remember. I usually just fiddle until I feel its right. OR I print something off. pin it up next to the screen, then adjust the colours accordingly (i work for print alot).
Wow mate... count your blessings.
In Australia we're playing 100+ per game (GTAIV is $130). COD4 was $120 on release.
Go figure. The Australian dollar buys 98 us cents, but we still pay double what you do. gg.
What you want to do with Tattoos, is sketch up about 20 designs that you like. But make sure you take them to the Tattoo artist BEFORE you pick one. They will give you advice about what will and what won't look good once complete, depending on where you want to get the tattoo done on you.
"stuff CS3 can do" is not filters... at all.
No one in high end design work or digital art really uses filters. There are a few (guassian blur, displace). But really, I can't stand it when: a) people take someone elses stuff, throw some filters on it and say its their own work, b)...
Thats not how it works.
For print, you need to have the image at 300dpi. Monitors display 72 DPI. To print even an A4 Page, you need a document with a resolution of 2480 X 3508 (WxH). So good luck with that...
Game's I've had the most fun on over the years, in no particular order:
Descent Freespace 2
Escape Velocity Nova
Rollercoaster Tycoon (yes, really)
Halo 1 PC (this probably takes the number 1 spot, I played it online more than you...
Thats just the design of your monitor then. I've got my 360 running on my main monitor through a different input, and I have a button specifically for swapping input.
There is, however, another potential solution. From what I've heard, there are things which are almost like a "hub" for DVI ...
I just got a new pc which is running vista. And with my old one i would like to set it up with linux. I have NEVER used linux before and i know NOTHING about it, but i'd really like to give it a shot, possible run it almost as a server.
I have heard there are many different...
Hey guys, Im building a new computer this week:
4gb of ram etc
i am having trouble deciding on an operating system. I am weighing up between Vista Home Premium 32 and Vista Home Premium 64.
I do alot of heavy photoshop, illustrator, flash, indesign. As well as 3d Studio...
I've been reading alot of reviews on it, I decided against SLI because its not worth the money. I read the Hardocp review on rampage, and they loved it, said it was stable as all hell. Plus i hear its a beast for overclocking, which i may well end up doing in the future. Seems like a good, fast...
OK, I've spent alot of time doing more research, and i've (hopefully) finalised what I'd like to get
Motherboard: Asus Rampage Formula
GFX: EVGA 9800GTX (same cost as 8800 where I am)
PSU: Corsair 750w
RAM: OCZ PC2 8500
various other parts, but thats the main stuff
im getting a new system, and im wondering if there is any performance reduction if i'm running a card that says its "PCIe 2.0" in a PCIe x16 slot
I.E, am i ok to buy a mobo with a PCIe x16 slot and use any GFX card in it?
Hey again guys, thankyou all very much for your help!
ive put together another list ( i realise the mobo is crossfire, but it has all the features i want and it seems like a good, fast, all round board (not too expensive either). i know im using an nvidia card, but i wont be using sli anyway...