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since it counts CPUs, I wonder if hexacores run as 6 CPUs..

>Run audiosurf on super computer with 100k CPUs.
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Wow congrats to me for having over 100 members on my thread.lol
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Quote:
Originally Posted by MeeMoo220 View Post
since it counts CPUs, I wonder if hexacores run as 6 CPUs..

>Run audiosurf on super computer with 100k CPUs.
>trollface.jpg
The way Steam counts CPUs in their hardware survey is that 1 CPU thread = 1 "CPU".
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I don't think this unlocks early from just playing the games and letting them run. Check out the bars for each game. Killing floor shows around 2,600 CPUs, but the bar for it is shorter than the one for The Wonderful End of the World which has only 71 CPUs.

Were there new achievments added for the games that have to do with the "Potatos"? Maybe people have to get those achievments and not just start the game and let it run.

Maybe I'm wrong though.
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Should be released by the weekend at the very least
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My friend just played Audiosurf, and Glados said "Good song choice", then changed it to this:




Just downloading audiosurf now, gonna FRAPS it.
    
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GLaDOS is such a troll..
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you already have one bar on the countdown page. I think it will be released today if everyone plays the games.
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Originally Posted by frickfrock99 View Post
AWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWW YEAH!

Walkthrough engaged!
Not listening not listening not listening not listening....

Seriously, I would rather it all come as a surprise. What bugs me is all the people who pirate the PS3 and Xbox copies (and PC if it is out there yet) not only get it for free, but get it now. Lots of hate for them.

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Seriously guys, get to work playing those games so we'll get Portal 2 earlier! Foldathon GO!!!
Not believing anything now, least of all that how many people play will actually make a difference to the release date. The timer currently expires at 7am PCT on the 19th, the original release date.
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I don't think this unlocks early from just playing the games and letting them run. Check out the bars for each game. Killing floor shows around 2,600 CPUs, but the bar for it is shorter than the one for The Wonderful End of the World which has only 71 CPUs.

Were there new achievments added for the games that have to do with the "Potatos"? Maybe people have to get those achievments and not just start the game and let it run.

Maybe I'm wrong though.
I think one player counts as a CPU.

I did some math, the challenge is for 119,939 "potatoes", and if CPUs count as potatoes, then we are at 5%. But the bar, using some paint pixel counting is at 0.8%. So potatoes aren't the number of simultaneous users.

I would love to do the potato hunt, but I want to know what I'm looking for, I'm not gonna blindly stumble around a game trying to figure out what actually helps to get portal 2 faster.
    
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