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post #11 of 19
what a joke. If they ran a real OEM copy without all the useless crapware preinstalled, maybe it would run better...

I want to seethese same benches with a real OEM copy of 64bit vista ult.

Unless they really mest up the motherboard design, this should be a software problem causing it to be all sow...
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post #12 of 19
my old athlon x2 3800 booted in about 35 seconds....thats just sad. and that was with PATA hdd
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post #13 of 19
Can't compare an old computer to a new one unless it has the same RAM. The more RAM it has the longer the start up.
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post #14 of 19
Its poorly crafted crap like Alienware that makes me proud to be here with the fine souls at OCN.

I once met a kid that said he had the "Best Comp in Town" (I live in a town with a population of 2k). So, I said, "Depends, What's your rig? (Had to say computer to him )"

He goes...

"Alienware Laptop"

I laugh in his face, he gets pissed, says I dont have ****.

So, I sober up after turning bright red right in front of him and say,

"Seriously. Did you wake up this morning and find something in your shorts? You bench your laptop, and Ill bench my Dreadnaught (Sig rig), and I'll play your 'Who has the biggest wiener' Game".

So I bench, Get 11K~ on 3dMark06, and I see him online.

"Hey, I got about 11K on 3DMark06. What about you?"
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post #15 of 19
i don't know how he does it but my friend (who knows nothing about overclocking) boots to a functional desktop in 14-15s on an athlon 3000+ (2.0ghz) skt939

the A-51 boot time is unacceptable, on the laptop i'm using right now (a work laptop loaded to the tits with network and security crap) takes about 25s to boot
    
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post #16 of 19
Hmm. When I get the money for my new rig I will do a clean install of Vista x64 and post super pi times 3d marks etc before and after updates including sp1.
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post #17 of 19
I hate their desktop cases with 110% pure/evil hatred.
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post #18 of 19
^Where do you store than extra 10% of hatred?
In Alienwares' roomy, spacious cases?
    
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post #19 of 19
All that power and it freezes under Super Pi and gives you only 12-13 FPS in Crysis!?!?

How much does one have to spend for such epic performance?
Edited by Pheatton - 5/20/08 at 1:18pm
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