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Nickname Bludd
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Description Hm.
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Signed On Nov 1, 2001, 14:59
Total Comments 926 (Graduate)
User ID 11506
 
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News Comments > New GFWL Features
12. Re: New GFWL Features Mar 24, 2009, 16:38 Bludd
 
The Steam client is a pile of shit. I like the way GFWL integrates with games much more than the way Steam does it.  
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News Comments > Doom: Fall of Mars Beta
10. Re: Doom: Fall of Mars Beta Mar 24, 2009, 05:53 Bludd
 
I had to double-take too. if software, on my keyboard f is next to d.

I think id could shut this down in an instant: it uses their trademark, and it mentions UAC.

Is it blessed by id?
 
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News Comments > Grand Theft Auto IV Patch
46. Re: GTA IV Patch Mar 23, 2009, 15:44 Bludd
 
I understand, Prez.

To everyone else, I would be grateful if someone, anyone could perform my benchmark experiment in post #39

This comment was edited on Mar 23, 2009, 15:44.
 
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News Comments > Grand Theft Auto IV Patch
39. GTA4 perf. goes bad Mar 23, 2009, 03:41 Bludd
 
Hey, Prez. Would you mind doing a little experiment? I am having basically the same problems but my hardware is up to snuff.

This is open to anyone else of course.

Run 13 or 15 or whatever benchmark runs in succession without closing the game between each run. I lose about 20% from the first benchmark to the thirteenth or so.

Use the highest settings you can get away with without using any commandline arguments that remove restrictions.

My settings are: everything at absolute max except textures which are set to medium. Remember that texture filtering have a step above very high which is called highest. If the settings are playable or not is what this is about, it is the delta in average FPS between the first and the last runs.

Post your CPU, GPU, GPU driver and OS too.

i7 920@3.2 GHz, GTX 285, GeForce 182.08 WHQL, XP32SP3

My results:
run 1 49.50
run 2 48.17
run 3 47.05
run 4 44.71
run 5 43.97
run 6 43.68
run 7 43.39
run 8 43.60
run 9 43.45
run 10 41.99
run 11 40.99
run 12 40.02
run 13 39.55

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News Comments > Crysis Maximum Edition
3. Re: Crysis Maximum Edition Mar 13, 2009, 02:16 Bludd
 
Crysis is awesome. I bought both. Don't listen to the haters.  
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News Comments > Age of Steam
9. Re: Age of Steam Mar 9, 2009, 16:20 Bludd
 
The worst part of Steam is the Steam client, without a doubt. I hate it so much.  
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News Comments > Into the B
2. Re: Into the B Mar 6, 2009, 18:26 Bludd
 
Massive B radio!  
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News Comments > Early S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Build
11. Re: Early S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Build Mar 2, 2009, 17:11 Bludd
 
thanks for the info  
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News Comments > Early S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Build
9. Re: Early S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Build Mar 2, 2009, 16:45 Bludd
 
I have no idea. I just know that I can't access it.  
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News Comments > Early S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Build
7. Re: Early S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Build Mar 2, 2009, 16:37 Bludd
 
Ah, found one!

I had to use IE7 to get this, it didn't want to work with Firefox.

http://www.edisk.cz/stahni/12461/1935.torrent_13.92KB.html

Edit: FFFFFFFFFFFUUUUUUU

it says "unregistered torrent", seems like we're out of luck until TPB gets back

here's the link to the TPB torrent http://thepiratebay.org/torrent/4741641

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News Comments > Early S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Build
6. Re: Early S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Build Mar 2, 2009, 16:35 Bludd
 
Anyone got a torrent? I can't access TPB and the link posted in the GSC thread is incorrect  
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News Comments > Early S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Build
2. Re: Early S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Build Mar 2, 2009, 15:58 Bludd
 
Wow, this is cool. Definitely gonna check this out.  
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News Comments > NVIDIA Reference Drivers
23. Re: NVIDIA Reference Drivers Feb 23, 2009, 17:02 Bludd
 
Yeah, I haven't uninstalled drivers in years. Only when going from one gfx vendor to another do I think it is worth it to uninstall drivers.  
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News Comments > NVIDIA Reference Drivers
6. Re: NVIDIA Reference Drivers Feb 22, 2009, 17:54 Bludd
 
1 172 838 data1.cab
1 629 238 nvwss.dl_
2 195 885 nvGameS.dl_
3 156 250 nvViTvS.dl_
3 396 023 nv4_mini.sy_
3 605 343 nv4_disp.dl_
3 606 298 nvDispS.dl_
3 734 272 PDsetup.exe
4 460 486 nvoglnt.dl_
7 789 737 NvCpl.dl_
41 161 496 PhysX_9.09.0203_SystemSoftware.exe
 
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News Comments > NVIDIA Reference Drivers
3. Re: NVIDIA Reference Drivers Feb 22, 2009, 16:01 Bludd
 
I guess that answers my question - are these the same as the 182.05 betas except with WHQL certification.

Nope, they fix this bug:
GeForce 9800 GTX/GX2/GT/GTX+, GeForce 8800 GTS/GT/GS: The system
hangs when switching between performance states. [516808]

 
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News Comments > QUAKE LIVE Open Beta Next Week
7. Re: QUAKE LIVE Open Beta Next Week Feb 20, 2009, 17:36 Bludd
 
So the client installs a browser plugin or what?  
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News Comments > QUAKE LIVE Open Beta Next Week
5. Re: QUAKE LIVE Open Beta Next Week Feb 20, 2009, 17:31 Bludd
 
One thing I don't understand: it's supposed to be accessed through a web browser. Does this mean it's based on Flash/Shockwave or Silverlight or whatever or is it a downloadable native executable?  
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News Comments > Intel Sues NVIDIA
20. Re: Intel Sues NVIDIA Feb 18, 2009, 14:55 Bludd
 
I think there was a Steam survey that said only 1% of users are running SLI. So most gamers could care less if nvidia stops making mobo chipsets.

You can get mobos with Intel chipsets (X58) that are both certified for SLI and Crossfire.
 
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News Comments > Intel Sues NVIDIA
7. Re: Intel Sues NVIDIA Feb 18, 2009, 11:04 Bludd
 
nvidia should just stick with GPUs.  
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News Comments > NVIDIA Beta Drivers
13. Re: NVIDIA Beta Drivers Feb 11, 2009, 19:44 Bludd
 
According to the release notes, these drivers fix the out of video memory errors in GTA4. Only problem for me is that they make the game stutter.

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