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Forum: Gaming 30 Mar 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 805
Posted By Contrabardus
How old is your Xbox 360? The newer models all...

How old is your Xbox 360? The newer models all have integrated wifi and you don't need the adapter anymore. If it's an older model, then yes you do need an adapter.

You shouldn't need to use a...
Forum: Gaming 30 Mar 2014
Replies: 11
Views: 1,163
Posted By Contrabardus
That's pretty vague. What is it doing...

That's pretty vague.

What is it doing exactly? Is there an error message, does the screen go black, is it a freeze? How do you know it's your GPU that's failing?

You should be able to run...
Forum: Gaming 25 Mar 2014
Replies: 18
Views: 929
Posted By Contrabardus
The Lenovo IdeaCentre should have an Nvidia GPU...

The Lenovo IdeaCentre should have an Nvidia GPU and Intel CPU. All the one's I've ever seen have had a GT 240M or 250M and a Intel Core 2 Quad Q8400S CPU. You shouldn't install any ATI drivers.

I...
Forum: Gaming 22 Mar 2014
Replies: 524
Views: 9,784
Posted By Contrabardus
Final Fantasy XIV has recently sucked my life...

Final Fantasy XIV has recently sucked my life away.

In a little more than a week it'll be ESO. I was in on the Beta, so I already know this is true.

I'll hardcore ESO for a week or so and then...
Forum: Gaming 21 Mar 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 910
Posted By Contrabardus
You're not running Hitman Absolution on that GPU....

You're not running Hitman Absolution on that GPU. It's not powerful enough for even the lowest settings, and your CPU isn't good enough either. The only requirement you meet is Ram for that game.
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Forum: Gaming 21 Mar 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 1,067
Posted By Contrabardus
Make sure your drivers are up to date. Go to the...

Make sure your drivers are up to date. Go to the Nvidia website and download the newest driver for your GPU. The default drivers that came with your laptop may be out of date. It's best to have the...
Forum: Gaming 16 Mar 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 818
Posted By Contrabardus
ESO BETA Final Thoughts.

ESO Beta is over. Much better than last beta due to considerably less lag, but the build was actually buggier. Nothing game breaking, but it's obviously not the final build either.

At any rate,...
Forum: Gaming 23 Feb 2014
Replies: 18
Views: 1,403
Posted By Contrabardus
And some older games. GTA IV would atleast do it...

And some older games. GTA IV would atleast do it but the game entirely takes the whole CPU.[/QUOTE]

GTA SA or Vice City maybe, but not GTA IV. GTA IV is older, but it's still a system hog. If it...
Forum: Gaming 19 Feb 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 999
Posted By Contrabardus
I went Solo for thirty hours and had no trouble....

I went Solo for thirty hours and had no trouble. I ran into one dungeon I couldn't get through on my own. That would be the Spider Dungeon. Every other quest I managed on my own with very little if...
Forum: Gaming 19 Feb 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 999
Posted By Contrabardus
Ah yes. Very good point. Trolls will always be...

Ah yes. Very good point. Trolls will always be unavoidable but a whole server full of them would turn me off for sure.

As you say, a paid sub would most likely keep them manageable and...
Forum: Gaming 19 Feb 2014
Replies: 18
Views: 1,403
Posted By Contrabardus
There are a lot of games you can run. However,...

There are a lot of games you can run. However, they aren't games like Farcry 3, Crysis 3, Saints Row IV, Call of Duty, Titan Fall, Witcher 2, Max Payne 3 or any game that requires a lot of power to...
Forum: Gaming 19 Feb 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 999
Posted By Contrabardus
I kind of hope it doesn't go FTP to be honest....

I kind of hope it doesn't go FTP to be honest. The subscription fee keeps out the FTP morons. I've not played any FTP MMO for very long because of the flood of idiots that play for the sole purpose...
Forum: Gaming 18 Feb 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 778
Posted By Contrabardus
You've just got to grind for a while. Take it...

You've just got to grind for a while. Take it like a man and tough it out.:axe:
Forum: Gaming 18 Feb 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 999
Posted By Contrabardus
Elder Scrolls Online opinions.

The game isn't out yet but many of us have been playing the Beta. The NDAs have been lifted meaning those of us who have been playing the Beta are now free to talk about it.

My impressions are...
Forum: Gaming 18 Feb 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 1,213
Posted By Contrabardus
I'm sorry to say that your laptop is not very...

I'm sorry to say that your laptop is not very good for games. I've got a very similar ASUS laptop myself that I use when I'm out of the house. I don't do much gaming with it unless I'm away from my...
Forum: Gaming 17 Feb 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 1,213
Posted By Contrabardus
Well, that's a start. Still, we'd need to know...

Well, that's a start. Still, we'd need to know what kind of hardware you've got to make any real recommendations. Like I said, I thought all the games I mentioned were good, but they might not work...
Forum: Gaming 17 Feb 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 1,213
Posted By Contrabardus
No. I'm afraid that's not true. Every single...

No. I'm afraid that's not true.

Every single new game for PC is compatible with Windows 7, no exceptions. I don't know who told you that there are newly released games that aren't compatible with...
Forum: Gaming 17 Feb 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 1,188
Posted By Contrabardus
The r7 is a decent card. You can get one for less...

The r7 is a decent card. You can get one for less than $100 and it will run almost any game out there on Medium/High settings at a decent framerate. You're not going to get 60fps on Ultra in BF4 on...
Forum: Gaming 16 Feb 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 1,213
Posted By Contrabardus
That's an odd question. All new PC games are...

That's an odd question. All new PC games are compatible with Windows 7. In fact, that's the primary development platform for any PC game released within the last three years.
Forum: Gaming 09 Feb 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 1,006
Posted By Contrabardus
It took up 30GB on my SSD :cry:[/QUOTE] Well...

It took up 30GB on my SSD :cry:[/QUOTE]

Well that a no from me then unfortunately,wont be able to download it within the remaining time anyways. Back to youtube for gameplays it is :([/QUOTE]
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Forum: Gaming 07 Feb 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 1,006
Posted By Contrabardus
Just so you know, the Beta does not start until...

Just so you know, the Beta does not start until the 7th at 12pm. So you can't start it up and jump in right away once it's downloaded. You can have a look at the splash screen and adjust your...
Forum: Gaming 06 Feb 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 1,006
Posted By Contrabardus
Half million Elder Scrolls Online Beta keys giveaway

Curse.com is giving away a half million Elder Scrolls Online beta keys. First come first serve. Just register with the site, fill out a couple of registration forms, input the key, and download the...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 25 Jan 2014
Replies: 1,980
Views: 43,279
Posted By Contrabardus
One bitcoin is worth around $833 US currently....

One bitcoin is worth around $833 US currently. Prices rise and fall just like any other market though.

You get them in blocks of 50 if solo mining, but one block of fifty can take years to mine...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 25 Jan 2014
Replies: 1,980
Views: 43,279
Posted By Contrabardus
I've heard that mining is a bad idea on multi-gpu...

I've heard that mining is a bad idea on multi-gpu systems. It creates massive amounts of heat and would melt my PC pretty quickly. Otherwise I might consider it. :p
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 25 Jan 2014
Replies: 1,980
Views: 43,279
Posted By Contrabardus
Here's mine. I built it myself. :cool: I...

Here's mine. I built it myself. :cool:

I have a 3rd 7970 that isn't installed because I don't actually need it to run anything yet. That's why it's in the image here outside of the case. I'll...
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