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Nickname JoeCool
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Signed On Jul 6, 2003, 21:06
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News Comments > On DOOM 3 Settings
43. Re: First OGG Jul 26, 2004, 18:09 JoeCool
 
So when are they going to make a new Descent game? I think its about time for one.

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News Comments > On DOOM 3 Settings
36. Re: Here's an idea. Jul 26, 2004, 17:43 JoeCool
 
Glad Dwango went out of biz, they were way too fucking expensive..

Sorta Kinda. Dwango went to the web and was called dwangozone then microsoft took them over and turned them into their internet gaming zone.

After Dwango left all these crappy versions popped up. TEN, GameStorm, MPlayer, Engage and Heat remember those? Gamespy owns them all now.
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News Comments > On DOOM 3 Settings
32. Re: Here's an idea. Jul 26, 2004, 17:38 JoeCool
 
Those were the days. Does anyone remember DWANGO?

Ah yes, the good-ol' days before Gamespy and the rest. I remember Dwango very well, you called in with your modem and it would be like a dos version of gamespy. Anyone remember Kali? That was like the first free gamespy type deal.

Turns out Dwango went to the web and was called DwangoZone and then Microsoft bought and gutted them and turned them into Microsoft Internet gaming zone.


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News Comments > Out of the Blue
43. Re: oh, Jethro... Jul 26, 2004, 16:13 JoeCool
 
The perpetually unnamed one

Thats a longass post.

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News Comments > On DOOM 3 Settings
3. Re: No subject Jul 26, 2004, 16:12 JoeCool
 
I predict 80+ posts before 8pm Eastern.

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News Comments > Out of the Blue
41. Re: N.H. Troopers bag their limit Jul 26, 2004, 16:08 JoeCool
 
The shadow areas ran really, really well - come to me, Doom 3!

Shadows are what kill me and my 4600 Senior Citizen Card. SWG is the worst when it comes to shadows sincce EVERYthing casts some sort of shadow. When I have shadows on I get 13 fps average on SWG when I turn them off I get 30+ (don't know since SOE limits SWG FPS to only 30 for network latency reasons). Thats why I decided toget a new card for doom3, since that game uses shadows like crazy.

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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - EverQuest Platinum
1. EQ Jul 26, 2004, 16:05 JoeCool
 
I hate to say it but Everquest's better days are behind it. The best expansion was Shadows of Luclin but once Planes of Power came out, that expansion pretty much started to kill everquest and the way it was designed. Once POP redesigned the EXP system and put out all that uber loot nobody felt the need to go to any of the other expansions and it made the game way too easy thus content go old very quickly not just for the hard-core player but for the average players too. Now SOE has to release a new expansion every 6 months just to keep people happy. Most of the expnaions arn't very good and they don't really add anything new just the same stuff with new graphics.

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News Comments > DOOM 3 Gets Creative
77. Re: Nvidia GF 6800 Jul 26, 2004, 15:53 JoeCool
 
If you like a hair dryer in your computer then use the 6800. It also takes up two slots at the back of the computer because of its large cooling system.

Thats only the ultras.


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News Comments > Out of the Blue
37. Re: N.H. Troopers bag their limit Jul 26, 2004, 15:49 JoeCool
 
Hey Ray, how does this run on the 6800GT?
http://www.scene.org/file.php?file=/parties/2003/assembly03/in64/zoom3_v1_02_final.zip&fileinfo
On a 5900 it averaged around 25FPS, on a 9800XT around 30FPS.

And on ti4600 about 13

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News Comments > Out of the Blue
35. Re: Geforce 6800 GT Power Jul 26, 2004, 15:35 JoeCool
 
Should be fine, unless you have a junk PSU. Of course, if you have a junk PSU, anything could happen. Note that the GT will use less power than the Ultra as well.

http://www.hardocp.com/article.html?art=NjE0


A good quality 350W power supply with a sufficient 12V rail pull can support the 6800 Ultra standard clocks of 400/550.
Suggesting you read that; noting it is for the Ultra,
Ray

Thats good to know then. I am just getting the GT so I don't think i'll have a problem then. Plus my Power Supply has a "Designed for P4" sticker on it so it must be good then.


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News Comments > Out of the Blue
25. Re: oh, Jethro... Jul 26, 2004, 13:41 JoeCool
 
Where did you guys order your Geforces from? I'm getting mine from BuyXtremeGear.com

I want mine to make it before doom3 gets here. I really have no use for it till then.


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News Comments > Out of the Blue
15. Geforce 6800 GT Power Jul 26, 2004, 13:17 JoeCool
 
Can anyone who has a Geforce 6800 GT tell me if a 350 Watt power supply is ok? I read something about needing to get a new power supply for the 6800's a while back.

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News Comments > Out of the Blue
127. Re: No subject Jul 25, 2004, 21:14 JoeCool
 
Less than 9 days left to doom 3

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News Comments > Out of the Blue
110. Re: Woot!!!!!!!!!!! Jul 25, 2004, 21:12 JoeCool
 
Er...I mean...I just got my GT

Did you need to upgrade you Power source? I hear something about needing an upgraded power source.

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News Comments > Out of the Blue
45. Re: nin Jul 25, 2004, 18:39 JoeCool
 
Thinking my Audigy drivers are outdated,

Yeah the EAX 4.0 Drivers just came out.

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News Comments > Out of the Blue
43. Re: nin Jul 25, 2004, 18:33 JoeCool
 
128 is fine, and more than fine when you get your 256MB card, as odds are it will never really use it. In reality, you do NOT want it using it. Some people turn it way down, which is bad, because it is better to waste some memory and call the data from it than having to spin the hard drive, but with that much mem or VC, it is trivial.

Oh ok I see. So when I get my 6800 256 I should just leave the 128 as is and not change it?

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News Comments > Out of the Blue
42. Re: Don't look at Media of the Day! Jul 25, 2004, 18:30 JoeCool
 
Well I took the 3Dmark test again and got a few highter 3dmarks (about 5) and cpu marks (about 20).

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News Comments > Out of the Blue
39. Re: nin Jul 25, 2004, 18:15 JoeCool
 
200 Is correct, P4 mother boards use something called “quad pumped” or something like that.

Instead of multiplying the bus speed by two like in DDR memory, you multiply it by four.
400MHZ FSB = 100, 533MHZ FSB=133, 800MHZ FSB=200.

Ok wasn't sure about that.

That is not too bad, though WinXP Pro by default only runs 19-22. That is "some" bloat, but not too much. Does any of the process show A LOT of CPU usage? Perhaps one is overly nasty. “System Idle Process” should be high.

Yeash system Idle Process is high but that about it.

Also does anyone know waht "AGP Aperture" is for? In my Bios it lets me select 4mb up to 256 mb. I have it set for 128mb because that is what my Geforce ti4600 is. When I get my 256mb 6800 GT should I change it to 256mb in my bios?



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36. Re: nin Jul 25, 2004, 18:06 JoeCool
 
Also, how many process do you have running? That can greatly effect CPU performance in genearl as well asbenchmarks. To get process, hit CTRL+ALT+DEL and hit Process Tab, at the bottom it will say “ Process:” What is that number?

Around 28.

Also, in start type “msconfig” hit enter, then click “services” tab, then click the “Hide All Microsoft” button at the bottom, how many services do you have running?

only 2 things.

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34. Re: nin Jul 25, 2004, 17:57 JoeCool
 
One, Make sure you have the latest motherboard drivers installed.
Also, make sure it is configured properly in the BIOS, everything is at optimal settings.

I did that a few weeks ago and not much changed.

Though, you memory is lacking in speed according to your link
That might be it but I did get the fastest possible Memory that my MB would support.

-EDIT-

*edit* I read the FSB as mem clock speed, oops. What mem do you have?

I got 2 sticks of this http://www.newegg.com/app/viewProductDesc.asp?description=20-211-119&depa=0 when I got a new computer.

The 3dmark stuff says my FSB is only 200 when it should be 800 due to my MB and CPU combo.

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