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    This depends on the conductivity of the person...

    This depends on the conductivity of the person holding it. I personally have had very little problems with that, although I can reproduce it if i really try to, just not with my normal grip.

    That...
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    I suppose the security updates are probably worth...

    I suppose the security updates are probably worth the upgrade, even on a 3G. However, apple has started to focus their development tools on the 3rd gen devices and higher, so i don't see a lot of...
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    If you are a 3G owner I would consider not...

    If you are a 3G owner I would consider not upgrading to iOS4.

    Don't get me wrong, i love the new features they added. But, performance post-upgrade is a very mixed bag, and you don't get nearly...
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    Meebo is probably the best IM client I have found...

    Meebo is probably the best IM client I have found for the iPhone/iPod Touches. I believe it's free as well. It requires you create an account on their website, but it works quite a bit better than...
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    all i caught out of that forum was that there are...

    all i caught out of that forum was that there are a handful of people doing cam/FOV hacks (non supported modification to published code, btw) that is making up a bulk of the support for games. sorry,...
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    except for the fact that you still have the same...

    except for the fact that you still have the same problems that you had with surround gaming the first time around...

    namely, developers not supporting the crazy aspect ration...
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    did it? a lot of the reports i heard was this...

    did it? a lot of the reports i heard was this issue was specific to Vista. I mean, it has to map into the VAS anyways and counts against ram either way, but the specifically reporting that the memory...
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    There are actually two different issues at play...

    There are actually two different issues at play there...

    first is the application independant Virtual Address Space, which is 4GB on a 32bit OS. Windows actually reserves 2GB of that for the...
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    Vista, out of box, does not consume 2GB of ram. ...

    Vista, out of box, does not consume 2GB of ram.



    generally speaking, the active interactive thread is loaded in memory and does not need to swap. The system pushes inactive pages of memory into...
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    Seee... that makes absolutely no sense... ...

    Seee... that makes absolutely no sense...

    First off, Vista will naturally use all available ram. Linux does the same thing. XP does the same thing. This is by design. It makes no sense to have 2GB...
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    I have not heard anything regarding NVidia, but I...

    I have not heard anything regarding NVidia, but I believe OS control over VRAM is a fundamental requirement in a WDDM class driver.

    The biggest sticking points for DX10 being backported would...
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    All I can do is tell you to look someplace like,...

    All I can do is tell you to look someplace like, oh, here, and note that there are actually other features that are being included as well.

    Sadly, DX10 is not one of them. I don't know if they...
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    Nowhere - I can agree with that. But you have to...

    Nowhere - I can agree with that. But you have to understand that a lot of that was because network administrators didn't nessicarily always get the latest hotfixes and patches, and that the SP's were...
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    Technoid - quite a few manufacturers released...

    Technoid - quite a few manufacturers released driver updates (and even Microsoft, through WU) within the first 30 to 60 days that improved performance by a huge margin. Hell, I was practically...
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    :rolleyes: gotta love the conspiracy...

    :rolleyes:

    gotta love the conspiracy theories.

    no, SP1 is not being rushed. that is literally what a service pack is - a collection of patches and maybe a couple new features. Microsoft is...
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    Just fair warning... Vista SP1 is not the holy...

    Just fair warning... Vista SP1 is not the holy grail like people thing it is going to be... it has a few nice features tossed in, but mostly it is just a roll up of previous patches. An end user that...
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    Technoid - and i'm pointing out that the prosumer...

    Technoid - and i'm pointing out that the prosumer kneejerk reaction that is going 'OMG Vista is teh DEVAL!!!' is what is actually preventing that trend from happening with Vista. Or at least delaying...
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    I'd like to point you all to a recent HardOCP...

    I'd like to point you all to a recent HardOCP article that partially covers performance and what they consider playable. Verdict seems to be that no matter what you are running, it runs a little like...
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    XP RTM (or at least SP1) was not more prone to...

    XP RTM (or at least SP1) was not more prone to crashes than SP2. The drivers available at the time were. this is a common thing that happens with hardware. Look at Vista drivers a year ago versus...
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    actually, the shift was well under way prior to...

    actually, the shift was well under way prior to XP SP2. And even after it's release the shift was quite noticable because were quite a few people who had to be updated to XP SP2. In fact, i've worked...
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    thats because the average "prosumer" is so full...

    thats because the average "prosumer" is so full of crap that they should dress up as a toilet for halloween.

    I've said it before and I'll say it again - the beloved XP that everyone loves so...
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    goooofy. most of my computers run about as quick...

    goooofy. most of my computers run about as quick in Vista as they do in XP...

    of course... maybe it has something to do with the fact that I never run a manufactuers install. whyyy? because even...
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    as found in Vista and MacOS X... a graphics...

    as found in Vista and MacOS X...

    a graphics card can do the compositing and rendering of a desktop through the 3d API's far more efficently and with a higher level of performance than using CPU....
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    nice pictures Liz. it is a nice design. never...

    nice pictures Liz. it is a nice design.

    never forgive, never forget.
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