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Forum: Gaming 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 730
Views: 17,205
Posted By smarteyeball
I haven't played an online FPS shooter since...

I haven't played an online FPS shooter since Quake 3 Arena. The only game in recent memory I've played online was the Elder scrolls Online and I got bored of that after a month. I'm pretty much a...
Forum: Gaming 17 Sep 2014
Replies: 730
Views: 17,205
Posted By smarteyeball
Im looking forward to that one too. Just...

Im looking forward to that one too.

Just have to get around to sending my wheel in for repairs...



Fingers crossed mate. Pre-order is a lottery on whether it's worth it or not. Some I'm...
Forum: Gaming 09 Sep 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 874
Posted By smarteyeball
COD: Advanced Bouncing...

COD: Advanced Bouncing...
Forum: Gaming 09 Sep 2014
Replies: 9
Views: 515
Posted By smarteyeball
Apart from the odd VRAM hog game (ie Watchdogs) -...

Apart from the odd VRAM hog game (ie Watchdogs) - the extra VRAM doesn't make any difference until reaching resolutions higher than 1080P - 2560x1200, multi screens etc (Op has a single 23' monitor,...
Forum: Gaming 09 Sep 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 580
Posted By smarteyeball
+1 Some games will definitely have to be...

+1

Some games will definitely have to be re-installed to create the proper registry entries and links to the library files.

When you get the "missing.dll" errors, it's because the game does...
Forum: Graphic Cards 09 Sep 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 472
Posted By smarteyeball
It can be confusing, can't it? :) However...

It can be confusing, can't it? :)

However most numbers you see are what speed the card is - not what's required to run it.

PCI-E 3.0 cards are backwards compatible, so you can run a newer PCI-E...
Forum: Gaming 09 Sep 2014
Replies: 730
Views: 17,205
Posted By smarteyeball
Hope you enjoy mate :) And if you haven't...

Hope you enjoy mate :)

And if you haven't played either Metro game before, playing the "Spartan" mode is recommended if you prefer a easier, more traditional FPS experience (more ammo, items etc)...
Forum: Gaming 08 Sep 2014
Replies: 730
Views: 17,205
Posted By smarteyeball
Personally I think the 2033 redux version is...

Personally I think the 2033 redux version is worth it. it's a lot more polished and enjoyable to play than it's first release.

And only the Last Light redux if you haven't already got it.
Forum: Gaming 05 Sep 2014
Replies: 730
Views: 17,205
Posted By smarteyeball
Been playing Metro 2033 redux - and I'm hard...

Been playing Metro 2033 redux - and I'm hard pressed to really spot any visual improvements. In some ways, from memory, it looks worse.

However what is truly noticeable and more important - is...
Forum: Sound & Audio 30 Aug 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 401
Posted By smarteyeball
Short answer is no - not really. On more...

Short answer is no - not really.

On more modern CPU's - the overhead for CPU handling sound is no longer really an issue. You'd be extremely hard pressed to notice any performance gain...
Forum: Graphic Cards 30 Aug 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 756
Posted By smarteyeball
Actually it is possible to have both Nvidia and...

Actually it is possible to have both Nvidia and AMD cards in the same rig.

One card would be the "primary" card, the other the secondary. But yes, there is potential for conflicts. It's not...
Forum: Gaming 27 Aug 2014
Replies: 730
Views: 17,205
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 25 Aug 2014
Replies: 11
Views: 1,381
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 25 Aug 2014
Replies: 30
Views: 1,331
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 25 Aug 2014
Replies: 145
Views: 5,766
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 20 Aug 2014
Replies: 91
Views: 3,506
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 14 Aug 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 1,520
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 14 Aug 2014
Replies: 13
Views: 978
Posted By smarteyeball
Have you tried running the games in Compatibility...

Have you tried running the games in Compatibility mode?
Forum: Gaming 11 Aug 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 719
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 11 Aug 2014
Replies: 13
Views: 689
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 11 Aug 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 671
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 11 Aug 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 616
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 11 Aug 2014
Replies: 16
Views: 842
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 11 Aug 2014
Replies: 48
Views: 1,860
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 09 Aug 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 1,061
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.
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