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Originally Posted by newphase View Post
Care to expand on that?
Or, are you just upping your post-count?
sony can KMA
i could say the same about you for double posting

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Originally Posted by __Pat__ View Post
News flash: the people at Sony who are in charge of security are hackers too.

I really like how you use the term hacker like it refers to some secret society out to ruin everything.

Hackers are just people who are curious and like fiddling around. Some of these people do that for malicious intent, but that doesn't mean everyone does.

I honestly expected people on this forum (overclocking is considered a form of hardware hacking) to be more informed and not brainwashed by the media when it comes to matter such as these.
agreed, but i wont really consider o/c a form of hardware hack.
my idea of a hardware hack is re soldering, re wiring to gain access to things you shouldn't have in the first place
companies have given people the ability to overclock, so its not really hacking anymore
they basically give you the right to do so
otherwise they wouldnt have designed such chips to begin with
for instance, what's the difference between the p43 and the p45 chipset?
simple, the overclocking capability is higher on the p45 chipset
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post #192 of 202
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News flash: the people at Sony who are in charge of security are hackers too.

I really like how you use the term hacker like it refers to some secret society out to ruin everything.

Hackers are just people who are curious and like fiddling around. Some of these people do that for malicious intent, but that doesn't mean everyone does.

I honestly expected people on this forum (overclocking is considered a form of hardware hacking) to be more informed and not brainwashed by the media when it comes to matter such as these.
I think the term "hackers" is accepted as a relaxed term for those who try to gain access to something through force. Might not be technically correct, but, being pedantic is boring.
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I think the term "hackers" is accepted as a relaxed term for those who try to gain access to something through force. Might not be technically correct, but, being pedantic is boring.
Most hackers (in this scenario) would describe themselves as people who like screwing around with the software of their gadgets. Some have nefarious aims - but we tend not to hear from those - or rather, they come out with the product, rather than the process.
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Oh my... been on vacation out of town for the weekend and I come back to all these updates that .... *facepalm* just nevermind... Unsubbed.
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Most hackers (in this scenario) would describe themselves as people who like screwing around with the software of their gadgets. Some have nefarious aims - but we tend not to hear from those - or rather, they come out with the product, rather than the process.
There are Hackers and there are Crackers, Hollywood has changed the masses interpretation of the word though
    
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Ok, kid.

I for one am glad that this is a success.
Same. its unfair on what they are doing to sony. people paid good money to play the console. and its been over taken by hackers.

they need to get a life.
    
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+1 I agree. Too much money for not enough horsepower. I am not interested in a locked out system that I cannot get my hands on the controls.
Really good point.

I wouldn't even need a ps3 if the gaming industry ported most major titles to the PC.. I'd love to be able to play MvC3, FFXIII, SSFIV, and various other titles with extra eye candy.

Having a PS3 next to a PC makes the former feel nearly obsolete.
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SSFIV is on PC..
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Really all Sony needs is a good system like vac and to let people install linux.
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I don't get this type of comment. The only reason any of the end users want these cracks is to play pirated games.

Don't try to pull the linux excuse either. Almost nobody installed it when Sony allowed it.
If almost no one installed it why would they take away the feature.
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