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On the AMD Radeon PC we initially test the Radeon HD 7970, then to match the timedemo sequence we install the NVIDIA system, which has a GeForce GTX 580. So far it's all good, we have created a timedemo sequence, defined our image quality settings, took screenshots and the numbers for the first two cards.

For the NVIDIA setup I take out the GTX 580, and insert a GTX 590. When I now startup the game 'BAM', again an activation is required. Once again I fill out the key and now Ubisoft is thanking me with the message that I ran out of activations.

Here's what Ubisofts DRM is doing these days, they don't just verify the number of PCs you work on, nope .. they monitor hardware changes. So once we inserted that GeForce GTX 590 the hardware id # hash changed rendering our activation invalid.

What a bunch of rubbish ....

Latest DRM implemented in Anno 2070 won't let you play if you change your graphics card.
And they say there's no way to change it!
Way to go Ubisoft, this will stop piracy once for all! thumb.gif (ironic)
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Lacking Source.
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What the hell is this!... also you need a source smile.gif
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A good reason to steer clear of Ubisoft titles.
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Looks like someone beat you to it. tongue.gif
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Originally Posted by Mike-IRL View Post

Looks like someone beat you to it. tongue.gif

nuuu, it has to be,
"looks like some one out SOURCED" you
    
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