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Nickname JoeCool
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Description Hi,
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Signed On Jul 6, 2003, 21:06
Total Comments 468 (Amateur)
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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Thinking my Audigy drivers are outdated,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).

http://service.futuremark.com/compare?2k3=2833000



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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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News Comments > Out of the Blue
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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News Comments > Out of the Blue
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.

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*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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News Comments > DOOM 3 Requirements
163. Re: Ultima Underworld 3 and System Shock 3 Jul 25, 2004, 17:53 JoeCool
 
I pray that a new System Shock is made.

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News Comments > Out of the Blue
31. Re: No subject Jul 25, 2004, 17:52 JoeCool
 
Its good to get at least pc-3200 Ram right now of at least 1gig. The company really doesn't matter. I got the cheapest myself and it has worked great.

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News Comments > DOOM 3 Benchmarks Follow-up
129. Re: WaltC & Hellbinder Jul 25, 2004, 17:48 JoeCool
 
I always love these ATI vs. Geforce flamewars. People can get worked up about something so minor.

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News Comments > Out of the Blue
27. Re: nin Jul 25, 2004, 17:46 JoeCool
 
Likewise, do not forget to take into account the various steppings of the P4.

I just am kind of wondering since I see other people with a p4 3 gig who get a higher cpu score. I just got my p4 3giger last month brand new from newegg.com. I'm just wondering what I could do to boost that number a tad.

Thinking that bad boy is dying to have the new graphics card,

Oh yeah!!! I already ordered my eVGA Geforce 6800 gt and I will get it I hope the same week I get DOOM3.

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News Comments > Out of the Blue
22. Re: nin Jul 25, 2004, 16:52 JoeCool
 
I find it odd that my cpu marks are so low. I get lower marks even when compared to an identical system almost and I can't figure out why my cpu marks are so low.
http://service.futuremark.com/compare?2k3=2808236

Anyone got any Ideas?

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News Comments > Out of the Blue
20. Re: nin Jul 25, 2004, 16:31 JoeCool
 
The Proxycon test is the Doom 3-like test of 3DM2K3, the one with the space marines in the shadow-filled space complex.

Really? Hmm with my geforce ti4600 I only get about 13 fps on that demo.

 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
14. Re: nin Jul 25, 2004, 15:37 JoeCool
 
I ordered mine yesterday. It's an evga 6800 gt, bad thing is they have an eta of 7/30 before they get some more in. But on well doom 3 won't be out till the 4th anyway so I really won't need it before then.

 
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News Comments > DOOM 3 Benchmarks Follow-up
125. Re: why is D3 faster on 6800 cards? Jul 25, 2004, 13:51 JoeCool
 
So, can we all agree now that the 6800 is much better than the x800 in all aspects?

 
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News Comments > DOOM 3 Benchmarks Follow-up
109. Re: why is D3 faster on 6800 cards? Jul 25, 2004, 01:05 JoeCool
 
http://asia.cnet.com/reviews/hardware/desktops/0,39001729,39185433-3,00.htm
This benchmark test also proves how much better the 6800 is compared to the x800.

Maybe you're saying that the 6800 will become a better card than the X800 as more games support ps3. I think that will happen myself. However, I haven't seen any information for anyone to research that will prove it..

That’s what I meant, the 6800 card is slightly better than the x800 card right now and that gap will become even wider with directx 9.0c. Like I said before I have yet to see ANYTHING that would make me want to buy an x800 over a 6800. The 6800 is just a better card in every aspect.


 
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News Comments > DOOM 3 Benchmarks Follow-up
105. Re: why is D3 faster on 6800 cards? Jul 25, 2004, 00:44 JoeCool
 
BTW knowing that the 6800 is Directx 9.0c compatible and the x800 is only 9.0b compatible, why would anyone buy the x800? That and the Shader 3.0. People who do their research buy the 6800.

 
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News Comments > DOOM 3 Benchmarks Follow-up
104. Re: why is D3 faster on 6800 cards? Jul 25, 2004, 00:42 JoeCool
 
These Farcry benchmarks show that the 6800 GT runs faster than the X800 pro and the X800 XT PE. http://www20.graphics.tomshardware.com/graphic/20040705/farcry-06.html

The 6800 Ultra blows away the X800 XT PR

 
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News Comments > DOOM 3 Benchmarks Follow-up
60. Re: why is D3 faster on 6800 cards? Jul 24, 2004, 18:14 JoeCool
 

"you don't have a clue."

who are you talking to?

That tard hellbinder.

 
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