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And to think I've been wasting the potential of my old motherboard by just letting it sit in the cupboard.
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I think I am going to SLI with a second motherboard, maybe I'll get more FPS? tongue.gif
     
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Someone wanna explain to me WTH he just said?
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post #214 of 271
Hello Mr. Prince,

Well, I'm sure by now your inbox has been flooded with emails of people calling you an idiot and many other much more degrading names. So let me add my voice to them, but harsh words and name calling are quite useless. Since when did an hour of googling equate to an article that is a mixup of so many different viewpoints? You don't seem to realize a few fundamental problems. One, as a PC gamer, we rarely if never buy consoles, and vice versa. The two are mutually exclusive. Finally, thinking that the average person will spend 15,000$ on video games is outrageous. On the top end, one might spend 10,000$ for 3 monitors, a huge tv, an incredible gaming machine, a gaming laptop and all the games you want, and that's if money isn't the point. To most of us, it is and gaming is simply our hobby not our life. Almost any gamer would hands down buy a car if they had 15000$ not a computer with 3 motherboards, which by the way, is quite impossible. With that statement alone you showed how completely you fail to understand how even the most basic computer works. These aren't super computers, they're gaming rigs. Enough said. Please, next time you get paid to publish an article, consider doing at least 15 minutes of research, before you show how utterly out of touch you are with the real world.

Go, do some reading before you make a complete fool of yourself. Again.

You should be fired for an article as poorly researched as the one you wrote.

Have you considered writing articles for the onion? I hear they're looking for someone like you.

Sincerely,
Benjamin

emailed.
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post #215 of 271
Quote:
Originally Posted by Escatore View Post

Tenfold is doubtful, unless you replace the stock TIM with Crest or Oral-B.

Thanks alot for the precision, my roomate has some Oral-B, so I'll ask if I can use a little bit.
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Originally Posted by Nicnivian View Post

SLI those, babies! Also, open up a terminal and make the text green and start optimizing your RAM and graphics!!

Oh my goodness, that was bloody amazing. I lost it so hard. Rep'd for making the best comment ever.
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post #217 of 271
A picture is worth a thousand words..

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post #219 of 271
I wonder if his point was the loss of potential income is like spending money? Everyone must know what the cost of not doing something is just because you're gaming though. I don't like it when people write about things they don't understand, but then again he got attention out of it.
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thanks for the laughs.
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