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except for world in conflict is supossed to own your setup....
along with any other....
it must suck to know that $2,000 can't guaruntee maxed out graphics.
Actually WiC runs fine maxed on a 8800GTX Sli setup. One of the users on this forum confirmed that.
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Thats true, I know people who spend like $10,000 on car engine upgrades and stuff. They cost a lot more than any custom PC on the market
When someone spends 1000$ in upgrades every month on their pc....thats a little overboard.

Seriously she seems kind of young to be able to afford all this. Me thinks she has an alternative source of money.

I have a job too, but i have something called bills.
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It's bad drivers. The problem goes away for me in Vista (though I have the 640MB version).
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But the car isn't worth $50 in two years.
you're kidding right? you can sell any modified car for better than its resale value, just find someone else who wants to continue modifying it.

for instance, cars that defy depreciation: '99-'00 Honda Civic Si and the last generation Toyota Supra... people were paying out the wazoo for models that were even in ****ty condition. although pop culture played a part in those.

unless your mods include nasty looking lights or other visual mods, that usually does sink the value of it.
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Seriously she seems kind of young to be able to afford all this. Me thinks she has an alternative source of money.
She's probably got a secret husband.











j/k
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Thats what the younger members on here call it if you have hot hardware....bragging rights, however alot of the high end PC owners on here are working professionals and certainly dont buy the best PC parts to show off to kids believe me.

I'll be back shortly, Im just going down to the skatepark to unleash some rad kick flips .
You skate... and play games AND love hardware..

I <3 u lol

But yeah im a working professional so to speak, i try not to buy the latest and greatest but instead just keep up where needed.

It's not bragging rights kiddiewinkles, it's performance.

Get paper rounds and save up if you want bragging rights,
For me it's the games and OC'in.

tytytyty

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I've noticed this problem. Especially in Oblivion, all of a sudden I'll go from 40ish to maybe 15, but a quick alt-tab fixes it right up.

This really never bothered me, but I'm glad it will be fixed. Congrats to Nvidia for admitting to the problem at hand.
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I've noticed this problem. Especially in Oblivion, all of a sudden I'll go from 40ish to maybe 15, but a quick alt-tab fixes it right up.

This really never bothered me, but I'm glad it will be fixed. Congrats to Nvidia for admitting to the problem at hand.
Indeed, i would rather they told the truth instead of just releasing a driver update. to the big Nvid for 'openess' < not a word but it'll catch on :]

I get the same problem with Lostplanet, 60 FPS :] then like 20 :[
Tbh it doesn't really bother me too much as alt + tab these days takes like 1 second.
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I've noticed this problem. Especially in Oblivion, all of a sudden I'll go from 40ish to maybe 15, but a quick alt-tab fixes it right up.

This really never bothered me, but I'm glad it will be fixed. Congrats to Nvidia for admitting to the problem at hand.
I don't think thats your video card's problem. I know Oblivion's FPS fluctuates a lot for many people because if your walking out in the open it will just start caching the map files and stuff and that kills your FPS.

Do you get that in any other games?
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Indeed, i would rather they told the truth instead of just releasing a driver update. to the big Nvid for 'openess' < not a word but it'll catch on :]

I get the same problem with Lostplanet, 60 FPS :] then like 20 :[
Tbh it doesn't really bother me too much as alt + tab these days takes like 1 second.
Alt-tab in one sec? You haven't played World in Conflict

Ok, wait it's probably because my rig sucks.......
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