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In addition to souping up my PC by adding motherboards, boosting RAM and optimizing graphics, I also like to soup up my car by adding turbochargers, boosting spoilers, and optimizing carburetors. And I soup up my sex life by adding women, boosting condoms, and optimizing dildos.

I just burst out laughing in my cube at work. thumb.gif
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Oi guys, I've got sooo much lag. Do you think I should "soup" my system up with an extra motherboard? biggrin.gif



Oh, I think two more video cards and a new fan controller could do the trick! thumbsupsmiley.png

 

Souping up is the hot thing right now. I spent 3 grand+ on a headphone system which already sounds great, yet, I am putting another $1600 to add the little things which will refine the sound and bring out it's best. But that's 'cause I already souped up my gaming rig. Fancy fans with LEDs, sound card, driving wheel...


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jak23, hot rodder - I like the sound of that
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In addition to souping up my PC by adding motherboards, boosting RAM and optimizing graphics, I also like to soup up my car by adding turbochargers, boosting spoilers, and optimizing carburetors. And I soup up my sex life by adding women, boosting condoms, and optimizing dildos.

you just gonna have to water cool the pipes with ky, then friction can build up and cause a leak of climactic proportions but just overclock the rag with chloroform and use the cuffs for stability and you should be fine
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My gaming costs tally:

G400 - $40
Keyboard - $50
Asrock P67 EX6 - $124
Grado SR80i headphones - $74
2500k - $220
8GB RAM - $55
6870 - $145
Hard drive - $55
CPU Cooler - $45

PSU and Case were carried over from previous PC. Lets be honest here, gaming isn't that expensive.
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ROFL!
This is just pure gold!
Maybe someone should comment on the article saying:
Cool Story bro! thumb.gif

Cool story "Sis" actually (Jennifer Prince)

My favorite quip after skimming this ridiculous dunce inspired trashpiece was "While online gaming may be the future, consoles still have many years ahead " Duh Doi? If your stuck in 1980 maybe. AFAIK Online Gaming is the PRESENT, not the FUTURE, and Consoles (mostly) are connected the interwebz today also, not just PCs....

This is Bloomberg? Supposedly a "respected" journal??? And some people still think that "mainstream media" is "news", what a JoKe!

And now back to our "reporter" on the scene Jennifer "Buffy" Prince with some more breaking "news" !
    
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Troll article or sheer stupidity? This thread needs a poll.

I so wish this would be a troll article ... but I am afraid its sheer stupidity
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wheee.gif Im richer than I thought!!!!!wheee.gif

Wait a second...
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Looks like I am a trend setter:


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Great info in all of your links , thank you xd. When you lose a Mosfet does it always result in Mobo destruction, or can you Radio Shack another one in there and get running again?

I have not been successful in getting a clock speed over 4.0 Ghz yet, but I did take the RatRod out for a run with a 4 carb Offy manifold on her.

ratrod_17.jpg

Here is what she looks like with all 4 cores running wide open @ 3.8 Ghz.

ratrod_11.jpg
ratrod_12.jpg
ratrod_13.jpg

Pretty smokin fast for a $500 RatRod, but she "backfires" a bit with the extra 2 cores. In both extra cores I get an odd "digital crackle" through my audio when I start/close programs, and in the 4th core there is a very odd "digital noise" effect graphically. Certain items on a page will have this odd color static effect confined strictly to individual items on a page, and during games I get some tiny random color screw ups here and there. Amazingly enough, thus far the extra cores have not caused a crash. I already pulled her back into the shop and removed the 4 carb setup. Running straight 5% OC with no other mods. That is plenty fast for any road that I drive right now.

Check out my Hotrod Jennifer ,VROOOM VROOOM!, Hop in baby!
    
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In addition to souping up my PC by adding motherboards, boosting RAM and optimizing graphics, I also like to soup up my car by adding turbochargers, boosting spoilers, and optimizing carburetors. And I soup up my sex life by adding women, boosting condoms, and optimizing dildos.

and Phaedrus comes in with the WIN! lachen.gifthumb.gif

copius amounts of lulz were had in this thread.
     
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