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Old 07-01-07, 09:21 PM   #1
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Default Computer back up and running! (temporarily)

I had a revelation tonight. It's pushing it, but what if I could get my Thermaltake 480-watt PSU to run my Core 2 Gaming rig? Sounds pretty out there by most standards, but lo and behold, it worked! Everything is at stock (and will remain at stock), but the important thing is that the system is running!!!

I'm going to go play some Oblivion for about an hour to see how stable it is under "extreme" gaming conditions. I'll report back when I've concluded if it's stable or not. Wish me luck!
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Old 07-01-07, 09:43 PM   #2
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Good luck!

Go smash some goblins. Gotta love Oblivion.

Get Qarl's Texture Pack, the new one. Its 2 gbs haha, but its WELL worth the download wait.

If you want it, ill provide links.

its FREAKING amazing
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Old 07-01-07, 10:12 PM   #3
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Well, I've been goofing around on it for about an hour now, and it hasn't crashed or BSOD'd a single time!

Looks like it's going to work.
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Old 07-02-07, 01:23 AM   #5
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still running. 100% stable.

Who would have thought that it would be this good...
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Thermalright Ultra 120 Extreme (w/ Scythe Gentle Typhoon 120mm fan)
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XFX Radeon HD 5870
PNY XLR8 2x2GB CL8 DDR3 1600
G.Skill Ripjaws 2x2GB CL8 DDR3 1600
Soundblaster X-Fi Fatality Titanium
OCZ Vertex II 120GB SSD (OS drive)
Western Digital 500GB Caviar (black)
Western Digital 640GB Blue
Samsung DVD burner
Logitech MX performance mouse
Logitech G15 keyboard
Corsair HX 750-watt Modular PSU
Antec Nine Hundred case
Windows 7 Home Premium x64
ASUS MK241 24" LCD
ACER X241W 24" LCD - RIP
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