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ElementalDragon

The One and Only
#1
Well..... i won't be on OSNN for a few days (unless i go to Best Buy or somethin and try to get on with one of their computers)..... shipping my 7800GT to eVGA for the Step-Up program.... getting a 7900GT CO Superclocked for i think like $48 shipped 2nd day....... PLUS.... just ordered a second 7900GT CO Superclocked from TigerDirect.... 2nd day shipping.... hopefully it'll be here by Monday..... Tuesday at the latest..... then i'll have a nice SLI rig that should last me quite some time (or at least until hopefully late May.... when i make another splooge on an Ageia PhysX card.... $250-300). down to $5x in my bank account.... but have some money i can put in tomorrow to get it back over $200. So..... i guess i'll talk to you all later..... probably with a review of the 7900GT CO Superclocked when i get it..... and then possibly with the SLI review (probably some pics too)
 

Vanquished

Mr. Bananagrabber
Political User
#7
Paypal is awesome, just add a checking acount or debit account and your good to go. Why might i ask did this come to mind though? Its kinda random
 

ElementalDragon

The One and Only
#8
boy do you people know me too well...... first checked the tracking info on the card i ordered from TigerDirect to see where it was..... that was on Friday... the day after i ordered it.... down at Computer Pals. Now..... i'm on my friend's computer... just checked tracking info.... now came here

P.S. i think it is something in the water.....
 

ElementalDragon

The One and Only
#9
*update* well..... got the first 7900GT. can't really notice any difference at the moment.... computer probably is gonna need a reformat. one thing i can clearly tell though (which i wasn't anywhere close to expecting from the card) is that the fan on it is remarkably quiet.... or at least seems quieter than the fan on the eVGA 7800GT CO. there's a nice review of it on 3DGameMan's website too (the 7900GT CO Superclocked...). i kinda plan on reformatting once i get the second one, and then once i mess around with it a bit, i'll probably post in here with my impressions on the card *probably will just change the first post then*.

P.S. is it just me.... or is the way that the guy from 3DGameMan talks in the video reviews really.... REALLY annoying? can't stand how he pauses after every few words for a second or two. think he should really either a) have the speech already put together, or b) just talk about it on the fly.... improv if you will....
 
#16
sadly my Step-Up process did not finish until this morning, so no card for me till tomorrow afternoon (thank god for 2nd day air shipping..... did i say that here already? lol). for the review and stuff i'm probably just gonna start a new thread.... one with a more descriptive title... straight and to the point. anyone have anything specific they'd like me to test once i get the card? HL2: Lost Coast fps? 3dMark05? Condemned: Criminal Origins?
 
#17
Quit whining. 7 days is damn impressive for an exchange program. Most places would still be searching the loading dock for the card you returned.
 
#18
well..... 7 days to complete from shipping to them, to them shipping to me. 8 days for it to go from me, back to me..... and that's also paying for i think 3rd day shipping to get it to them, and 2nd day for on the way back.

So..... any input as to what i should try running on it? card should be here by tomorrow morning/noonish.
 
#20
might just do that. only thing i hate.... is that Oblivion isn't really that different from Morrowind. only thing that's different is that the stuff in Oblivion is a bit prettier and shinier. the weapons and stuff (least to me and a friend of mine) seem to be kinda bland yet.
 

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