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Err....You're rig IS as bad as everyone says. You're just explaining why you don't need a great rig at this time.
BAD for modern games.

But my newest game is from 2004
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post #22 of 35
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You're not poor. You're a child who doesn't have a paying job. We were all like that once.
i was using the "family" PC when i was 13 so he's doing alright for himself

and when i was 13 it was a pentium 1 120mhz BEAST.

didnt buy "my PC" until i was like 17. AMD XP 1800+ and geforce 4 mx440. it was like **** FLYING MACHINE as the family PC was a p3 500 / rage fury 32mb at that point heh. went from like 30FPS to 50FPS in counterstrike and i was nearly creaming myself.

how time flies.
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post #23 of 35
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oh come on.


I am just trying to stop people from always telling me "your rig has issues blah blah blah".

I am SICK of it and just want people to know why with explaining it all the time.

I am not TRYING to make pointless topics.


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Thinking of making a pointless thread? Don't I've probablly already made it

Kinda contradictory, No?

Most people join this forum to receive some type of advice or help. If you're posting problems you're having and someone suggests you buy a product because it's on sale, has a good price/performance etc. that's not them bad mouthing you, that's just their way of trying to help. It's all about how you perceive things, one may perceive this as a useless thread, and another may actually connect with you and feel your pain. I however hold the first opinion



Shouldn't this be in off-topic?
    
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Kinda contradictory, No?

Most people join this forum to receive some type of advice or help. If you're posting problems you're having and someone suggests you buy a product because it's on sale, has a good price/performance etc. that's not them bad mouthing you, that's just their way of trying to help. It's all about how you perceive things, one may perceive this as a useless thread, and another may actually connect with you and feel your pain. I however hold the first opinion



Shouldn't this be in off-topic?
thats because my sigs a joke

This isn't trying to be a symphathy for me thread. I've just been telling people not modern rigs are great for some people like me.

Apparently this hasn't "come across" as that
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post #25 of 35
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thats because my sigs a joke

This isn't trying to be a symphathy for me thread. I've just been telling people not modern rigs are great for some people like me.

Apparently this hasn't "come across" as that
I understand what you mean. I could've gone C2D but I didn't. I still got enough power in my system to last me another year or 2. But i don't feel the need to come out and tell everyone? lol. People pick up on subtleties.
    
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post #26 of 35
buck up, young soldier. when i was 13, my family owned a 66 MHz 386 processor (i think). it didn't even have Windows on it - it had DOS and something called PFS First Choice. 40 MB hard drive and everything.

the thing is that people with great rigs are usually very vocal about it - they love talking about their mean machines. the silent majority are running computers similar to yours. cheer up - you have something to look forward to. the kids with the leet rigs have nothing but disappointment in their future
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post #27 of 35
yeah!. im one of the 'poor' kids.take a look at my rig!
    
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post #28 of 35
get a conroe

yeh, that's fair enough if you don't need it to play loads of games on - as long as it does what you want it to do its good
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post #29 of 35
The people who said your rig had 'issues' had issues themselves. If you had asked what people think you can improve, then they would have had the right to say that.

Imo, anyone who slates another rig probably had theirs bought for them or don't know the value of money. I started off with a p1 75hz (i really dont think it was 75mhz ) and it did the job at the time...
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post #30 of 35
Whats wrong with older systems, i mean.... I've used a athlon 1000@1490 for over 6 years as my main!
(well, it has 1Gb ram DUALCHANNEL and had a 9800pro(now 9600SE) still could play my fav games good, so why upgrade??
If it ain't broke, don't fix it
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