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Nickname Efflixi
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Homepage http://www.efflixi.net
Signed On Nov 13, 2000, 02:03
Total Comments 384 (Amateur)
User ID 7788
 
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News Comments > Universal Combat Freeware
68. Re: No subject Jan 2, 2008, 17:48 Efflixi
 
But perhaps you're unaware of the history he has here.

I've been posting here longer than DS has. I know what everyone says about him.

 
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News Comments > Universal Combat Freeware
58. Re: No subject Jan 2, 2008, 17:35 Efflixi
 
I have never played a Derek Smart game and therefore (unlike many of you) i will form no opinions on how good/bad they are. What i will say is that i appreciate DS on being honest (if brutally so) and most of all PUBLIC in his opinions of things. I guaran-damn-tee you, you wont see the CEO of Blizzard posting on these forums!

DS, i applaud you releasing your games for free. Here, you are doing something 99% of the publishers out there would balk at, and your GETTING FLAMED FOR IT! Preposterous as far as im concerned. Just ignore the brats and trolls looking for attention.

Cheers,
Michael "Efflixi" Arnold (there, im not anon!)


edit: i will be downloading this and trying it out when i get home. I actually like complex games as they are a challenge and dont hold your hands and reward you with treats.
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News Comments > Christmas Tech Bits
5. Re: Waiting... Dec 26, 2007, 09:57 Efflixi
 
I too, am waiting. I have a x1950xtx that i paid entirely too much for when i got it (before nvidia had released the 88xx series) and it still plays things decently. I did however buy a new 24" LCD that does 1920x1200. I'm not sure how my card will handle some games at that res so we will see!

 
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News Comments > DNF Teaser Video Tomorrow
4. Re: No subject Dec 18, 2007, 20:00 Efflixi
 
*dies*

 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
8. Re: No subject Dec 18, 2007, 15:17 Efflixi
 
I was planning on the Samsung 226bw
http://www.circuitcity.com/ccd/productDetail.do?oid=170984

Someone have something better?


http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824001096

 
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News Comments > Moring Tech Bits
1. Vista Dec 12, 2007, 10:43 Efflixi
 
You may want to remove that link Blue. Microsoft ran out of "free copies to give away" some time last night and aren't issuing anymore.

 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
3. Re: Swell foop? Dec 8, 2007, 15:59 Efflixi
 
I'm pretty sure he did it like that on purpose.

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News Comments > Thursday Hardware Reviews
1. No subject Nov 29, 2007, 10:11 Efflixi
 
"AMD Phenom 9600 Video Card" isn't a video card, but a CPU.

 
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News Comments > Morning Q&As
1. No subject Nov 2, 2007, 11:09 Efflixi
 
Evening Q&A in the morning? Late night Blue?

 
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News Comments > Crysis System Specs
7. Re: Cool! Oct 9, 2007, 14:35 Efflixi
 
I think I'll be good to go. Although, my 320 MB 8800 is probably going to hate me.

It's plenty fast enough, you just have to keep the resolution down. Your max resolution, even on medium settings would be 1024x768, maybe 1280x960 if your willing to cut down a few things to fit it in memory.

 
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News Comments > Gold - Flight Simulator X: Acceleration
2. Is this the expansion that... Oct 2, 2007, 13:42 Efflixi
 
Makes the game playable on anything less than a quad core machine with 4GB of ram? My Core 2 Duo E6600 with 3GB and a radeon x1950xtx (actually the fastest video card available when the game came out) chokes on it at anything higher than about medium settings across the board.

 
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News Comments > WoW Patch Plans & Creative Audio Issue
42. Re: oh, boohoo creative Oct 1, 2007, 09:13 Efflixi
 
Am i the only one where the latest (2.2) patch for WoW actually fixed my creative sound problems? After going to Vista i lost all my surround sound in WoW. I have surround speakers so i was sad. With this patch, they worked again. I'm assuming they made the surround work without hardware acceleration (which doesn't work in Vista).

 
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News Comments > Clive Barker's Jericho Demo
39. Re: No subject Sep 26, 2007, 18:35 Efflixi
 
1 TB is a constant, sustained transfer of around 380k/s for thirty days solid. What the hell are you downloading?

With my connection, i can nearly triple that "constant" speed. So if i downloaded at my max, all night long (just say 8 hours) then i would hit 1TB a month, which i've done before as well.

 
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News Comments > Activision Gets Bizarre
5. Uhhh? Sep 26, 2007, 16:26 Efflixi
 
>> All of our teams continue to exist exactly how they are at the moment. Amax team (PGR4) and Shitstorm team (The Club) will move onto new games, whilst our Shared Technology team will use this opportunity to take our experience and tech to new levels and new formats.

What's going on here? Is there really a company named that?

 
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News Comments > Clive Barker's Jericho Demo
10. Re: No subject Sep 26, 2007, 15:58 Efflixi
 
what if your cable company is so incompetent you can't get sustained 2 Mbit, you aren't "lucky" enough to live in a brand-new tract housing suburb or luxury condo with fiber, and the fastest DSL you can get is 3 Mbit with a 60 GB monthly quota?

I live 20 miles from a large city, in a small town of maybe 12,000 people. I live in a 30 year old trailer on a 5acre lot where my nearest neighbor is several hundred feet away. I have 7mbit cable and it bursts up to 14mbit for 30 seconds at the beginning of a long download (a feature they call PowerBoost).

 
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News Comments > World of Warcraft Patch
13. Re: No subject Sep 25, 2007, 15:30 Efflixi
 
Holy crap, that girl is desperate for gold!

At current exchange rates, 5000 gold is worth almost $400 on her server.

 
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News Comments > Crysis System Specs, Sort Of
1. No subject Sep 20, 2007, 20:52 Efflixi
 
While the 9800 Pro is a nice card even today, the 6800GT would hand it it's ass in any benchmark i can think of. I don't understand why you need the 6800GT for nvidia or the 9800 pro for ATI. I'm guessing they meant the 6600GT?

 
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News Comments > Into the Black
1. Donkey Kong Sep 20, 2007, 20:42 Efflixi
 
LMAO!

 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
29. Re: Computer repost from last night Sep 19, 2007, 20:09 Efflixi
 
I realize i'm late to the party, but i build systems for a living and i would suggest getting a Cooler Master Elite 330. It's cheap (less than $50 from newegg) and completely tool-less except the mobo and PSU. They are very nice to work with, i've built many systems using it and wouldn't choose any other case.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811119115

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