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The current version is 1.100. If you have the EA Download Manager installed (which I refuse to have) it will automatically download for you. If not, I can send you the patch file or you can download on numerous game sites online.
Why not just install EA DM install what you need/want, then uninstall? (Be sure to check your registry too).

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LOL @ everest reporting no battery.

Does anyone get bottlenecked by their cpu in games at widescreen resolutions? (1440x900)
At that resolution you shouldn't see a bottleneck. More than likely the GPU is not powerful enough for the settings. Try removing things like shadows in the video settings (leave AA on). Shadows tend to wreak havoc on a weaker GPU's, disabling them usually gives a noticeable frame rate improvement.

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Remember godofdeath, AMD's reported thermal spec for your CPU is 149º F. If you see it go higher, you really should get a better cooler or put off overclocking until you get a better cooler.

With thermal interface materials, I have found that OCZ Freeze Extreme beats my best Arctic Silver 5 temperatures by about 1-2º C post AS5 burn-in. (OCZFE does not require time to cure; AS5 needs around 100 hours for good improvements, 200 hours for peak performance.) As BlackOmega (and thlnk3r too) has said, lapping your surfaces will improve temperatures to a good degree. I have in the past lapped only my cooler and saw a several degree drop, lapping both will result in an even better drop.
OCZ is good stuff. Personally, I have found IC Diamond 7 to be the best. On 2 of my 939 rigs, ICD7 lowered my idle temp 3C and load temp 7C over cured AS5.
Although, with lapped surfaces I have found the white pigeon poop TIM to actually be the best, simply because it's so thin. Some of the thicker TIM's can actually impede heat transfer and eventually start working more like an insulator rather than as a conductive medium.
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http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=902389

updated one with 1.325v

and just realized something else

my computer says im running directx11?
thought that was possible only in the newest cards
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http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=902389

updated one with 1.325v

and just realized something else

my computer says im running directx11?
thought that was possible only in the newest cards
Just because its there doesn't mean the games you play or apps you use will run at it. So yes your right, no card support, no dx11. It can be installed though, and prob is. You can use the direct x tool to verify. Start-run-type "dxdiag", hit ok
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Just because its there doesn't mean the games you play or apps you use will run at it. So yes your right, no card support, no dx11. It can be installed though, and prob is. You can use the direct x tool to verify. Start-run-type "dxdiag", hit ok
yea did that, said its dx11
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my computer says im running directx11?
thought that was possible only in the newest cards
Godofdeath, just to clarify..the "DirectX Version" in dxdiag is "11"? Can you include a screen shot for us?
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DX11 is a technology. you can have DX11 without having a DX11 card

same as windows xp sp2 shipping with dx 9.0c you can still use dx8 cards
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Godofdeath, ahhh you have Windows 7. My apologizes. For some reason I assumed you had Windows XP. DirectX 11 is one of the Windows 7 features (pre-installed).

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ahhh ok thx alot everyone

now back to mac cleaning
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@ BO: I don't want to have to uninstall any software. EA took care of me and game me a new key code so I can now play online. I have it running awesome at 1920x1080 8xAA FTW.

Now all I have to do is figure out how to transfer the save file so I get all my cars and Drivers license back to where it was when I was playing it on XP.
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