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WHAT? People use TrackBalls?? For FPS gaming???
Wow, now I've heard it all! weirdsmiley.gif

Hell yeah!!
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That's to hot for a 560, unless you're room is really hot also. Check the fan speed while playing, if you use some software like MSI Afterburner you can setup a custom fan profile to increase fanspeed based on temperature, or just set it to max you are willing to stand.

thats what i figured. could it have anything to do with the fact im using Vista as my OS?

i use evga precision x and Fan speed is set at 'Auto' and at 30%. thats default, should i change it?

when i open up 'Task manager' while playing BF3 im using 4.37GB of RAM if that means anything.

i def need to get these tempos down. maybe a top case fan would help?

It wouldn't have anything to do with Vista, really the only reason it should ever get that hot would be if your ambient room temperatures were really hot, like uncomfortably so.. Definitely bump the fan speed up as high as you can stand it. Some of those aftermarket ones are very quiet even at 100% fan speed and will keep it nice and cool. So just set it from Auto to manual, adjust the speed up to say 60% and see if it is to loud for your liking, if not, bump it up again to 80 or 100% and see if it is to loud then. Just set it as high as you can stand to hear it.

There is also another way to do it with Afterburner, not sure how to do it with Precision X, even though they are the same software with different skins. Basically you can set up a fanspeed curve and when it hits x amount of degrees, it will turn the fan up to y amount of fanspeed. So at say 50C it will set fanspeed to 60%, and it will increase fanspeed if temperature increases. I'm sure Precision can do it, just look around in the settings
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I just got a rat 7 wink.gif

Lol. Trying to get rid of mine. Just cant find any proper sized ones.

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CM Storm Xornet. 28 bucks + FS from the EGG. I just need something with thumb buttons. The EGG had that Logitech MW3 G9x on sale for a while for only like 45 dollars I think it was--way cheaper than the plain G9x, couldn't bring myself to buy it though wink.gif

Nice.

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On the topic of mice, I bought a Corsair Vengeance M90. It's very MMO-ish and I was playing SWTOR at the time, but I find it really, really good in FPS games. That is once you get used to the software's counter-intuitive interface. I map reload, knife, throw grenade and firing mode to four of my side buttons. I can map more things but I'm not quite sure what else is useful. I don't quite want to map "Enter/Exit Vehicle" since it may end up in me accidently leaving a tank in the middle of a fire-fight, knowing me...
    
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Lol. Trying to get rid of mine. Just cant find any proper sized ones.
Nice.

I'll pay for shipping wink.gif.

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I'll pay for shipping wink.gif.
I love Saitek products. I had an old Joystick that was awesome when I played Hardw[a]r


Find me a new one and I'd be happy to swap. www.overclock.net/t/1304214/need-a-really-large-mouse-still-looking/

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I wanna try the BMW mouse.
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I wanna try the BMW mouse.
http://www.engadget.com/2012/09/03/bmw-thermaltake-level-10-m/

the thermaltake versions look a lot better and rather long biggrin.gif.

comes out in august 27.

yup check your mouse thread wubsmiley.gif
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On the topic of mice, I bought a Corsair Vengeance M90. It's very MMO-ish and I was playing SWTOR at the time, but I find it really, really good in FPS games. That is once you get used to the software's counter-intuitive interface. I map reload, knife, throw grenade and firing mode to four of my side buttons. I can map more things but I'm not quite sure what else is useful. I don't quite want to map "Enter/Exit Vehicle" since it may end up in me accidently leaving a tank in the middle of a fire-fight, knowing me...

i've done idiotic things with just the default "e" binding on the keyboard already.....I would never trust myself with a "enter/exit" binding on my mouse keys.

example story.
-Flying in a helicopter having a boss round and I accidentally click somehow and fall outta my chopper frown.gif
-Flying in a jet and doing the same thing

meh
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I wanna try the BMW mouse.

rofl!

http://mmouse.ttesports.com/
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