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  1. der_jackal

    Bon Nuit. :(

    Bon Nuit. :(
  2. der_jackal

    Aye Mateys, ISP's to crack down on piracy

    hahahaha, given where you are at, I'm gathering we're both on Frontier. :)
  3. der_jackal

    Triple-Screen Set-ups

    Exactly, Windows 7 / Windows Vista WDDM does not prevent you from running different gpu / gpu family video cards. There are issues with which version of the WDDM the card is using though. Nope, there are thousands of people running SoftTH under Windows 7 / Windows Vista with some podunk card...
  4. der_jackal

    Triple-Screen Set-ups

    You do actually have a power source. :) Display Port provides a power source through the, well, port. ;) How DisplayPort Supports Video Adapters ? Built-in adapter support ? DisplayPort source provides power for video adapter (1.5W) ? Adapter type identified and controlled by AUX channel...
  5. der_jackal

    Triple-Screen Set-ups

    There's no such thing as a passive DP to VGA adapter. All, all DP to VGA are active. So you have an active adapter. :) http://www.displayport.org/cms/sites/default/files/downloads/DisplayPort_Technical_Overview.pdf http://www.displayport.org/consumer/?q=content/faq
  6. der_jackal

    Triple-Screen Set-ups

    Uh, it's 100% true. SLI is required for their triple screen solution (outside of one card which hacks its way passed that). Why would nVidia's own site lie to you about the Surround triple monitor requirements? What you are talking about is SoftTH which is a whole different ball of wax.
  7. der_jackal

    Triple-Screen Set-ups

    If you are an iRacing member, there's a HUGE FAQ on stickied in the hardware forum that goes over all this.
  8. der_jackal

    I'm an Idiot and I need XP-7 OS Help

    Der Stig, did you try this? It may be a little late, but if you throw the HDD back in the old system you can sysprep the drive for the swap. http://www.techspot.com/vb/all/windows/t-48387-How-To-Swap-motherboard-without-clean-or-upgrade-installing-Windows.html And the MULTI_PROCESSOR...
  9. der_jackal

    Installed Civ 5 Tuesday night and realized I hadn't upgraded my system..

    Nary a hiccup. I'm gathering you were using a sysprep image for deployment? Oh the debugging I've done with that game. They really did not do a good job of quality control during the dev process.
  10. der_jackal

    Installed Civ 5 Tuesday night and realized I hadn't upgraded my system..

    I <3 Windows 7. Normally I sysprep and do all this back up, instead I installed all the new components and fired it up. It found all the new hardware from the X38 to X58 chipset change, implemented a new HAL (not that there was much of a change needed) and dropped right to the desktop. 0...
  11. der_jackal

    Installed Civ 5 Tuesday night and realized I hadn't upgraded my system..

    It's bonus time at work...so yes I do have too much spare cash. hahahaha. But that damn Intel cooler is too damn loud. I've got one of the similar Zalman's on my current system and w/ the 120mm case fans, it's damn quiet and a lot cooler under load than the stock fans. hahah, it wasn't just...
  12. der_jackal

    Installed Civ 5 Tuesday night and realized I hadn't upgraded my system..

    in nearly THREE YEARS! Of course I had to fix that right away; 2 x MEM 2Gx2|OCZ OCZ3RPR1600C8LV4GK 2 x VGA XFX HD-597A-CNB9 HD5970 2GB 1 x CPU INTEL|CORE I7 980X 3.33G 1 x MB ASUS RAMPAGE III FORMULA 1 x CPU COOL ZALMAN|CNPS9900NT 1 x PSU ENERMAX|EGX1250EWT 1250W Although I think I may have...
  13. der_jackal

    Does anyone still have 56k on here? [Speed Test Thread]

    Can we just start threads and drop in attachments based on our DL/UL rates? "Full bitrate 1080p pr()n. No < 35Mb allowed." Yeah, I went there.
  14. der_jackal

    Does anyone still have 56k on here? [Speed Test Thread]

    I shall reserve a special place in hell for you. ;)
  15. der_jackal

    Does anyone still have 56k on here? [Speed Test Thread]

    Okay, for realz, what package is THAT?!?!
  16. der_jackal

    [17x01] June 3rd, 2010

    SUCH a nice way to start. Had to give it a 9 for a Fifth Gear episode, it ranks way higher than most of them. I like Jason as the "host", he's a lot more polished than I would have expected. Johnny's segment was okay a bit rushed IMO. They could have done w/o the McLaren segment and let the...
  17. der_jackal

    [17x01] June 3rd, 2010

    sans Tom Ford makes me sad, but I'd rather have more Tiff and Jason than more of Tom Ford yakking it up with that jacktard. And I'm fine with Johnny's challenges. He at least brings some good info to his segments (and sometimes some pretty damn good fun...).
  18. der_jackal

    Question on Programming Languages

    or even worse; try{ pointer = malloc (sizeof (INT)); if (!pointer) throw; } catch{ return FALSE; } Yes, I've seen this in shipping code for device utilities.
  19. der_jackal

    OS Xbox Pro

    Right up until the music started...
  20. der_jackal

    720p vs 1080i rips

    But for us .5% they are. Because the 720p, while nicely done, doesn't stand up to the 1080i source (even though they are really pushing the bit rate down at encoding time for broadcating reducing the amount of stuffing at encode time the 720p requires).
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