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hmm

LOL..... yeah i do need a new gfx, but the only games i play is cs and cs source, and mine handles it perfectly fine. although a little more fps in cs-source wouldn't hurt.

only reason i got my system is mainly for heavy engineering software, and music and video editing / coding.

gaming is just a 2nd
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One thing you need to remember, the reason Oblivion is a problem for some ppl is that game is actually very badly coded.
Yeah, looks like we're going to need a new computer for Fallout 3.

Bethseda is basically taking the same core from Oblivion and RPG'ing it.
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Yeah, looks like we're going to need a new computer for Fallout 3.

Bethseda is basically taking the same core from Oblivion and RPG'ing it.
I won't need a new system.... and if i have to i'll SUE!!!!!
 
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I won't need a new system.... and if i have to i'll SUE!!!!!
Yer gonna need at least 16GB RAM.
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im playing Oblivion right now on my GTS with max/ultra everything, the only problem that i have is how do i run the game at 1680x1050?? im running it right now on the highest widescreen setting it allows me which is 1300x1000 (something like that).
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Even my X850XT runs Oblivion without too much problems.. at about high-very high settings.

Edit: @ Regz, go into the oblivion.ini file located in my docs\\my games\\oblivion, and look for the lines iSize W= and iSize H=, and then simply put 1680 by W, and 1050 by H

Altough it could also be that your monitor doesn't support the res.

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im playing Oblivion right now on my GTS with max/ultra everything, the only problem that i have is how do i run the game at 1680x1050?? im running it right now on the highest widescreen setting it allows me which is 1300x1000 (something like that).
Your monitor supports 1680x1050, so the option should be there. Is your desktop at 1680x1050 (that shouldn't matter).

Try setting it to 1680x1050 through the oblivion launcher outside of the game.
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16gb of ram needed?

i thought i woudln't need to buy any more ran for atleast a few years.

well if ima need more ram, i better start buying those ram deals! lol go look for the crucial ram deal i just posted if you want some ram.

*sigh* i want a 8800gtx.
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I had a 7900GTX in my old system that ripped thru Oblivion like I was playing Pole Position...... I would think anything 8800GTS and up would play it fine......

Oh yeah, I was playing on a 19" widescreen with 1440x900 res, so I guess that probably had a lot to do with it............
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16gb of ram needed?

i thought i woudln't need to buy any more ran for atleast a few years.

well if ima need more ram, i better start buying those ram deals! lol go look for the crucial ram deal i just posted if you want some ram.

*sigh* i want a 8800gtx.
LOL. He was joking. 4GB of ram is plenty for the next 4 years easily. Most people don't have 4GB of ram yet because its a bit early to even have 4GB of ram for gaming, unless in vista. 4GB still isn't mainstream, it will be a long long time before we even need 8GB or 6GB of ram. With the exception of video editing.
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