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haha, I was using autopilot to keep her on the right heading and altitude, but I still had to watch everything just incase. (i had fspassengers along with some simulation mods, a random problem e.g. fire in the bathrooms (smokers ) I would have to deal with it. b
aww dude that would soo much fun..I flew a 6 hour flight with all default and it wasss sooo borring.. and my crappy cpu wouldn't keep up and it would lag soo badly when landing.. When I landed in chicago from a 7 hour flight I was much better. I stopped the long range flights though ever since my laptop broke..Anyway back on track do you notice a speed improvement from your quad?
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aww dude that would soo much fun..I flew a 6 hour flight with all default and it wasss sooo borring.. and my crappy cpu wouldn't keep up and it would lag soo badly when landing.. When I landed in chicago from a 7 hour flight I was much better. I stopped the long range flights though ever since my laptop broke..Anyway back on track do you notice a speed improvement from your quad?
its like

NIGHT and DAY


totally worth it.
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sorry about putting this here, but do you guys think the thread looks good here? http://puregamers.co.uk/?p=26 (that's my site)
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Fox, why do you not like Sound Cards? Some games in Vista/7 can't get surround sound without ALchemy, and EAX4.0 is amazing.
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Its not that I don't like them, the last one I had broke. I never bothered to replace it.


edit:

wow I'm running a rendering competition here, i7 860 vs i7 920. The 920 is about 3 minutes ahead. (30 minute video).

edit:
aw damnit vegas crashed on the 860.
Edited by FSF-Foxhound - 10/22/09 at 10:44pm
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I see

I know this is random but does anyone know the performance boost of the Hydra Engine?
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I see

I know this is random but does anyone know the performance boost of the Hydra Engine?
I'd think it would be the same as SLI/crossfire.
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Lol, facepunch. What a wreck of a forum.

Aside that, nice build, doing something similar this christmas. (see below)
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Lol, facepunch. What a wreck of a forum.

Aside that, nice build, doing something similar this christmas. (see below)
awesome, you'll enjoy it.


speaking of facepunch..


All 23 of my alts are permabanned for (usually on or two of these) trolling, gimmick threads, spam, Private message spam, crap threads, purposely spelling bad ( as well as bad grammar) banned for even being a alt, using a proxy to register, excessive flaming, flooding the report system

god the list goes on
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FSF-Foxhound,

Hi sorry to bother you in what i expect is probably one of the n00bishest ways possible...
but i just bought all new components for my system listed below, and would greatly appreciate it if yourself or someone else with as much knowledge as yourself could help me out with the best stable oc.

1 x Antec 300 case (includes the 2 stock fans)
1 x Corsair HX 1000W modular
3 x Antech SmartCool 120mm (in adition to the 2 stock case fans)
1 x G-B P55-UD5
1 x i7-860 (stock cpu cooling, considering posibility of Gigabyte G Power II Pro)
1 x VGA (ATI) 4890 OC 1GB Gigabyte (at the moment, considering getting a second, would this be dumb)
1 x DDR3 4GB Kit 2000MHz G.Skil C9

Please, i hope you can help out.

Thanks,
Peter

Edit: Just saw your photo of Thermaltake V1 cooler - Awesome... dono how that would look on my mb though considering all highlights are blue...
Edited by peterkinsley - 10/26/09 at 8:14pm
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