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post #1 of 25
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For all you steam users you can participate in a survey. This survey collects information on your PC and transmits it to Steam servers. Now heres the part that i thought deserved a news thread, the results! See what percentages of Steam users are using by following this link.

http://www.steampowered.com/status/survey.html

I found it quite interesting. Particularly seeing that most steam users don't seem to have that great of a machine surprisingly. Whats your take on this?


EDIT : Heres a slice of the results i picked at random.

Quote:
Less than 96 Mb550.01 %
96 Mb to 127 Mb6930.09 %
128 Mb to 255 Mb25,6263.49 %
256 Mb to 511 Mb162,86622.15 %
512 Mb to 999 Mb337,63445.92 %
1 Gb to 1.49 Gb35,7784.87 %
1.5 Gb to 1.99 Gb170,16823.14 %
2.0 Gb and above2,4780.34 %
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post #2 of 25
It must not be detecting 2GB as 2.0GB and above properly. Must recognize it as 1.99gb or something. Same with 1gb, it's probably showing up as 999mb. If you look at the % it fits into place.

So really

512 22%
1GB 45%
2GB 23%
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post #3 of 25
I didn't really expect this.
CD-Rom25,6203.48 %
DVD703,33395.64 %

So people have crappy systems, but DVD drives.
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post #4 of 25
I love steam hardware stuff, it makes for some laufs.
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post #5 of 25
Quote:
Originally Posted by AKAeric View Post
I didn't really expect this.
CD-Rom25,6203.48 %
DVD703,33395.64 %

So people have crappy systems, but DVD drives.
That's because they count DVD-ROM's too. ROM's have been coming in prebuilts for like 7 years now.
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I get these survey all the time, why?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by RickJS View Post
I get these survey all the time, why?
they want to know what hardware people have so they can make their games accordingly. they make games for the masses, so they don't want to produce games that only 5% of the population can run. i <3 Steam.
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Originally Posted by MrBungle View Post
i <3 Steam.
me 2
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3 gpu's 3 cpu's ..? man 2 people have 2 7950GX2 in sli XD

BTW 8800 And SLI FTW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1

NVIDIA OWNS YOU ATI

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post #10 of 25
you're not the brightest in the bunch.

put your foot in your mouth and obey.
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