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Forum: Gaming 2 Days Ago
Replies: 557
Views: 11,801
Posted By smarteyeball
I already had Borderlands 2 but never actually...

I already had Borderlands 2 but never actually played it. Now I am and did grab the cheap DLC.

I'll also have a go at Metro Redux. I'm looking forward to replaying Metro 2033 with better...
Forum: Gaming 5 Days Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 1,006
Posted By smarteyeball
I was always a plasma rifle/shotgun chap myself...

I was always a plasma rifle/shotgun chap myself :)

If there is a BFG - I want lots of AMMO!
Forum: Gaming 5 Days Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 610
Posted By smarteyeball
+1 Going by the picture alone, it looks like...

+1

Going by the picture alone, it looks like you are trying to play solitaire on a locked down work machine.

If it is a work machine, is the group policy editor even available to you?
Forum: Gaming 5 Days Ago
Replies: 145
Views: 5,148
Posted By smarteyeball
Oh no mate! You just have to get used to them. ...

Oh no mate! You just have to get used to them. Pity I didn't see this post sooner :(

They do take a bit of time to adapt to and tweak your settings to match your style, but once that's out of...
Forum: Chillout Room 1 Week Ago
Replies: 85
Views: 2,176
Posted By smarteyeball
This is terrible news :( Ted was a very good...

This is terrible news :(

Ted was a very good friend of mine here on the site and I fondly remember helping him build his first "ground up" PC build and watching his progress grow from strength to...
Forum: Graphic Cards 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 340
Posted By smarteyeball
It's not a temperature issue. ~40c is idle...

It's not a temperature issue. ~40c is idle speed. A temp issue with that card would be 100c+



What type of card? AMD or nvidia? If it was nvidia, it might be worthwhile downloading and...
Forum: Gaming 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 664
Posted By smarteyeball
Have you tried running the games in Compatibility...

Have you tried running the games in Compatibility mode?
Forum: Gaming 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 442
Posted By smarteyeball
Have you tried uninstalling / re-installing the...

Have you tried uninstalling / re-installing the app and making sure the runtime libraries are installed?

Typically this error is because it's missing a file or two.
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 424
Posted By smarteyeball
Most important question. If you can wait -...

Most important question.

If you can wait - wait for the new motherboards/CPU's

PRO TIPS: - Build a strong core system and consider the rest of the components as an upgrade path. Upgrades are...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 346
Posted By smarteyeball
As long as you've got enough ventilation - wood...

As long as you've got enough ventilation - wood away :)
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 339
Posted By smarteyeball
A bit confused here. Are you talking of case...

A bit confused here. Are you talking of case placement? What matters most is fitting a card inside the case -or at least, the card to the motherboard.




Use the Silverstone. The Dell PSU...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 543
Posted By smarteyeball
Since dust or intrusion is not an issue - there...

Since dust or intrusion is not an issue - there is absolutely nothing to worry about running without a side panel.

You could run all components laid out on an exposed bench and be perfectly fine.
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 48
Views: 1,035
Posted By smarteyeball
No you shouldn't worry. In reality, you...

No you shouldn't worry.

In reality, you would not notice any difference whatsoever in performance in Automatic vs manual parking.

With the 8 core AMD chips, there is a common misunderstanding...
Forum: Gaming 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 768
Posted By smarteyeball
For the most part they will be lost. Or...

For the most part they will be lost. Or "re-made".

Realistically, the best way to preserve them would be to keep a "period specific" PC / OS if you want to play them natively.
Forum: Gaming 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 1,006
Posted By smarteyeball
Yeah, I can understand that. it was a Doom...

Yeah, I can understand that. it was a Doom themed survival/horror game - not what DOOM was about which is run n gun. While i did enjoy the game for what it was, there was a large element of...
Forum: Gaming 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 641
Posted By smarteyeball
Ding! lol In the end I had to google some...

Ding! lol


In the end I had to google some of the locations because it was doing my head in. They can only be seen from and awarded from certain sniper nests. Without giving too much away -...
Forum: Security News 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 39
Views: 1,272
Posted By smarteyeball
I know. it's ridiculous. Even I sometimes...

I know. it's ridiculous. Even I sometimes almost get caught out by nearly clicking on the wrong link. With all the huge download buttons/arrows/etc and the actual d/l link is a small normal link...
Forum: Security News 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 39
Views: 1,272
Posted By smarteyeball
All good apps come to an end some day. But I'd...

All good apps come to an end some day. But I'd still use it since I still employ common sense and caution and don't play the "one click without thinking" game.

However, I don't see why they...
Forum: Gaming 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 641
Posted By smarteyeball
I tend to stick to one rifle too. At first it...

I tend to stick to one rifle too. At first it was the Carcano, but then it became the mosin-nagant.






Personally, I'm used to it and it can be useful in surround. But the camera can...
Forum: Gaming 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 1,178
Posted By smarteyeball
Actually Badger mate, I thought the whole point...

Actually Badger mate, I thought the whole point of V-sync was to match the refresh rate and FPS lol.

That's they way I understand it to work anyway. It matches the FPS to the max your monitor can...
Forum: Gaming 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 1,178
Posted By smarteyeball
Yep, anytime you get game stuttering, video...

Yep, anytime you get game stuttering, video drivers and settings are always the first place to look :)
Forum: Gaming 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 1,006
Posted By smarteyeball
That was my favourite online game ever :) 28K...

That was my favourite online game ever :) 28K dial up action :p



lol, you will be :)

I played Doom 3 on the xbox in the dark with surround and loved it. So much atmosphere. And the first...
Forum: Gaming 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 557
Views: 11,801
Posted By smarteyeball
Been playing Alien: Colonial Marines. I figure I...

Been playing Alien: Colonial Marines. I figure I payed for it, I may as well play it. Realistically it's not a bad game - but is definitely missing "something".

I was suckered into...
Forum: Gaming 19 Jul 2014
Replies: 11
Views: 1,006
Posted By smarteyeball
New DOOM revealed

Looks like DOOM is going back to it's run n gun roots. Demons, guns and gore. Can't wait :D
Forum: Gaming 19 Jul 2014
Replies: 557
Views: 11,801
Posted By smarteyeball
What Cherry Switch did you get Adam? Reds or...

What Cherry Switch did you get Adam? Reds or browns?

Try playing around with different cursor speeds/DPI. Some people reckon high DPI + lower sensitivity makes the mouse more precise. Others...
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