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  1. gnasche, should you ever need a body to come between yours and a bullet, I give you permission to hurl mine in the way. I didn't install the driver for the ethernet thingy apparently, once I did that I moved the cable back to the one that was unresponsive, and now I'm posting this on my new computer! woot! (and thanks btw)
  2. This is taken from my post in Off Topic (shoulda known I wouldn't get any help there): I've got my new computer all up and running, but it won't connect to the internet. I basically took my old box off of all the wires in back (VGA, audio, keyboard, etc) including the network cable and plugged it all into my new computer. I've run the Network setup wizard on all computers a few times, tried unplugging the router, all with no result. What I can say is this: I have two LAN-ish ports in the back of my new computer. When I plug the cable into one port, nothing happens. When I plug the cable into the other port, two lights light up around amber one red. What seems to be the prob?
  3. I just ordered my new computer, which included the AMD Athlon 64 X2 4400+, and I also ordered WinXP Home OEM cause that's what I have on this one and I'm used to it. I just checked Microsoft's website and they say Pro supports multiprocessors but Home doesn't...does that mean my CPU won't work right because I'll be using Home?? It's the 8th button down. Thanks!
  4. **The statements below are pure opinion** If space isn't big major issue, think about just getting a newer/nicer CRT monitor. I've never liked how things looked on LCD monitors, but then again I haven't seriously considered getting one enough to actually look at a bunch. CRT's seem so much clearer.
  5. Thanks for the info gnasche, great help as always
  6. Just when I begin to think I'm pretty handy and educated about computers, I have a truly n00btastic moment and my head deflates... I just discovered Coolbits. I had heard of overclocking several times before, but never understood exactly how people do it. So after tinkering around with it on my old machine, it's making me it even worth it spending the extra money on an overclocked video card? Take the following two cards for example: First of all, I can't find anything from nVidia saying the GT is any different from the GTX, so I'm assuming there is none besides speed. Second, if speed is the only difference, then couldn't I just manually overclock the card myself and get the exact same results and save $100 or more? If the GT and GTX really are different in ways other than speed, then I guess my question can still apply to two GTX cards, one OC one not. Thanks for any help in advance!
  7. Bumpin for some lovin
  8. P4 2.53ghz 1024MB RAMBUS RAM ti4600 I turned on the NT4.0 thingy and used the ntweaker to tune to "Xtreme-G Series 6 HD 1" or something like that. Result: Infantry regularly 30+, almost no stutters to 10fps or less whatsoever in light/medium population area Flight regularly 40 - 50+, with some stutters to 10fps or less (far less than before though). This is all up from about 20 - 30 avg, and 25 - 35 avg, respectively...with some stutters on inf and many stutters on aircraft before ntweaker and NT4.0
  9. Here's what I got: ________________________________________ ---------- System Overview ---------- Model: Gateway E-4650 System name: PATRICK ---------- Processor ---------- Intel Pentium 4, 2530 MHz 133MHz external bus ---------- BIOS ---------- Intel Corp. MV85010A.15A.0075.P13.0209191141 09/19/2002 ---------- Memory ---------- 1024MB physical 90% free resources 4 memory slots, 2 free (512+512+0+0) ---------- Video ---------- Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce4 Ti 4600 Screen Area/Colors: 1280x1024 pixels, 65,536 colors Monitor: Samsung SyncMaster 955DF(T) ---------- Disk ---------- C:\ (FAT32) 114442MB total, 31090MB free D:\ CD-ROM/CD-RW or DVD Drive E:\ CD-ROM/CD-RW or DVD Drive ---------- Modem/Network ---------- (net) Intel Intel PRO/100 Network Connection (net) Microsoft Direct Parallel (net) Microsoft 1394 Net Adapter ---------- Windows OS ---------- Windows XP SP2 (Windows XP 5.1.2600 Service Pack 2) Original setup date: 1/21/2003 DirectX Version: 5.03.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158) Swap file managed by Windows File cache managed by Windows ---------- Browser ---------- MSIE 6.0; 5.1; SV1; .NET CLR 1.1.4322 Proxy: No proxy set HTTP level: direct 1.1, proxy 1.0 Scripting version: ---------- Hardware ---------- ==== 1394 ==== IEEE 1394 OHCI Compliant Host Controller Vendor OHCI Compliant IEEE 1394 Host Controller (7/1/2001) ==== CD and DVD Drives ==== LITE-ON LTR-40125S (7/1/2001) MATSHITA DVD-RAM LF-D311 (7/1/2001) ==== Floppy Drive ==== Floppy disk drive (7/1/2001) ==== Floppy Drive Controller ==== Standard floppy disk controller (7/1/2001) ==== Hard Drive Controllers ==== Intel 82801BA Bus Master IDE Controller (7/1/2001) Primary IDE Channel (7/1/2001) Secondary IDE Channel (7/1/2001) ==== Hard Drives ==== WDC WD1200BB-53CAA1 (7/1/2001) ==== Hidclass ==== Logitech USB WheelMouse (7/1/2001) Saitek X45 Flight Controller HID Saitek Magic Keyboard Saitek Magic Mouse Saitek X45 Flight Controller USB ==== Image ==== Creative Labs Creative WebCam NX Pro #3 (3/26/2004) ==== Input Devices ==== Logitech USB WheelMouse (7/1/2001) Microsoft PS/2 Mouse (7/1/2001) Microsoft HID-compliant mouse (7/1/2001) Standard 101/102-Key or Microsoft Natural PS/2 Keyboard (7/1/2001) HID Keyboard Device (7/1/2001) ==== Media ==== Creative Technology Creative SB Audigy (10/21/2003) ==== Ports ==== ECP Printer Port (LPT1) (7/1/2001) Communications Port (COM1) (7/1/2001) ==== Saitek magic bus ==== Saitek Root Enumerator ==== System ==== Intel 82802 Firmware Hub Device (7/1/2001) Intel 82801BA LPC Interface Controller - 2440 (7/1/2001) Intel 82801BA/BAM SMBus Controller - 2443 (7/1/2001) Intel 82801BA/CA PCI Bridge - 244E (7/1/2001) Intel 82850 Processor to I/O Controller - 2530 (7/1/2001) Intel 82850/82860 Processor to AGP Controller - 2532 (7/30/2001) Microsoft ACPI-Compliant System (7/1/2001) Microsoft System Management BIOS Driver (7/1/2001) Advanced Configuration and Power Interface (ACPI) PC (7/1/2001) ==== Universal Serial Bus (USB) ==== Intel 82801BA/BAM USB Universal Host Controller - 2442 (7/1/2001) NEC PCI to USB Open Host Controller (7/1/2001) NEC PCI to USB Open Host Controller (7/1/2001) NEC PCI to USB Enhanced Host Controller B1 (11/1/2001) NEC USB 2.0 Root Hub (11/1/2001) USB Root Hub (7/1/2001) USB Root Hub (7/1/2001) USB Root Hub (7/1/2001) ==== Video ==== NVIDIA GeForce4 Ti 4600 (6/15/2005) Samsung SyncMaster 955DF(T) (6/6/2001) ==== Display: Samsung SyncMaster 955DF(T) ==== Size: 19-inch diagonal (36mm x 27mm viewable) Max. Resolution: 1600 x 1200 pixels Manufactured: 8/2000 ________________________________________ Looking at that I'm not sure if one can tell what kind of motherboard I have, but when I bought this computer it was meant to be top of the line. What I'm afraid of is if it was meant to handle the ti4600 at its best, then would I even really benefit from possibly buying a 6800 or 7-series geforce card?
  10. OMG I LOVE YOU!!! You now have your own personal b*tch for today...command me master!* *NOTE: BgBopper will be nobody's b*tch for today, or any day for that matter. Although he fully appreciates and thanks you for your help and kindness.
  11. updated directx, same problem
  12. Totally unrelated to WWIIOL, but when I play certain .avi movies the video flashes very frequently (like every other frame or two is black, so it's like a slow strobe light) and there are giant tetris-like boxes of just black in the video. This happens when I play SgtSpoon's con videos as well. I downloaded and installed xvid I already have divx (maybe outdated? I don't know) any other recommendations or things to check?