What Have You Done To Your PC Today? - Page 2 - Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum
Ford Focus Forum
HomeContact UsAbout UsGalleryDiscussion ForumsMarketplace


Go Back   Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum > Off-Topic Discussions > Gaming Fanatics

Gaming Fanatics The place to discuss information on the latest video games, cheats, strategies and consoles.

Search This Forum | Image Search | Advanced Search    
Ford Focus Tire & Wheels FocusFanatics Merchandise

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 03-02-2013, 09:02 PM   #11
mix1983
Life Is Good
 
mix1983's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Fan#: 61101
Location: Anderson, SC
What I Drive: 2000 Honda Civic EX 5spd

Posts: 3,728
Points 9,018, Level 63
Points: 9,018, Level: 63 Points: 9,018, Level: 63 Points: 9,018, Level: 63
Level Up 90% Completed
Level up: 90% Level up: 90% Level up: 90%
Forum Activity 8%
Activity: 8% Activity: 8% Activity: 8%
FF Reputation: 5 mix1983 Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (2)
I wonder what games my i5 laptop could run... I may install Steam and see if any of my games run lol. I think it has the 4000 graphics on-chip.

I wouldn't be sad if Fallout ran.
__________________
Quote:
I'm all about sharing the road with other drivers - as long as they use the part that's behind me.
mix1983 is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 03-06-2013, 12:01 PM   #12
Duffman355
Tasty Red Meat
 
Duffman355's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Fan#: 31282
Location: Paradise City, MI
What I Drive: 2012 Sonic Blue SE Sport 5 Spd

Posts: 18,167
Points 17,983, Level 85
Points: 17,983, Level: 85 Points: 17,983, Level: 85 Points: 17,983, Level: 85
Level Up 27% Completed
Level up: 27% Level up: 27% Level up: 27%
Forum Activity 11%
Activity: 11% Activity: 11% Activity: 11%
FF Reputation: 43 Duffman355 Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (1)
solid state is so worth it though. There are no load times in Oblivion for example, boot up takes like 15 seconds etc.
__________________
ST Crew #11 / SSR #5
Official Mayo Hater #1
Randomie's Lover #8
Duffman355 is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-13-2013, 11:52 AM   #13
Gwizzy
Focus Addict
 
Gwizzy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2003
Fan#: 758
Location: Detroit, United States
What I Drive: 2009 White Pontiac G8 GT

Posts: 1,135
Points 5,730, Level 48
Points: 5,730, Level: 48 Points: 5,730, Level: 48 Points: 5,730, Level: 48
Level Up 90% Completed
Level up: 90% Level up: 90% Level up: 90%
Forum Activity 1%
Activity: 1% Activity: 1% Activity: 1%
FF Reputation: 9 Gwizzy Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (1)
Just got a whole new set-up:

3rd Gen Intel Quad Core i7 3.5GHz
16GB RAM
Navidia GeForce 660ti
2TB HDD
Bluray
Windows 8 (Which I hate so far...)

Hopefully that will future proof me for a couple years...
__________________
2009 Pontiac G8 GT - V8 POWER BABY!
*SOLD*
2003 Pitch Black SVT Focus
#61 of 3985 built
(1 of only 63 blue/black 3 door)
Gwizzy is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-13-2013, 11:59 AM   #14
mikebontoft
Aurelius Pardus
 
mikebontoft's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Fan#: 58647
Location: SLC, UT
What I Drive: 5.9L Grand Cherokee ZJ

Posts: 26,266
Points 23,515, Level 94
Points: 23,515, Level: 94 Points: 23,515, Level: 94 Points: 23,515, Level: 94
Level Up 17% Completed
Level up: 17% Level up: 17% Level up: 17%
Forum Activity 17%
Activity: 17% Activity: 17% Activity: 17%
FF Reputation: 76 mikebontoft Excellent Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (3)
Quote:
Originally Posted by mix1983 View Post
I wonder what games my i5 laptop could run... I may install Steam and see if any of my games run lol. I think it has the 4000 graphics on-chip.

I wouldn't be sad if Fallout ran.
I have fallout 3 on mine and it actually runs fine lol. It's a pentium P6100 2.0ghz with 3gb ram and intel graphics.

I was and probably still will upgrade the processor to an i5 480m which is an overclockable 2.66ghz dual core up to 2.97ghz I believe, and also install 8gb ram. should be a nice sub $100 upgrade.
__________________
SR #127 | '02 Focus SE "Foci" (5.0 RWD - parted) | '75 BMW 2002 "Carby" (racecar) | '98 Jeep Grand Cherokee 5.9L (lifted and fast) | '99 BMW 328is (daily).
ModeratingGeneral Chat Lounge, General Technical Chat, Ford Focus & General Car Chat, and Rocky Mountain Fanatics
mikebontoft is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-18-2013, 10:54 PM   #15
Duhamel
Focus Enthusiast
 
Duhamel's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Fan#: 78883
Location: Edmonton, Canada
What I Drive: 2009 Silver SES

Posts: 281
Points 602, Level 12
Points: 602, Level: 12 Points: 602, Level: 12 Points: 602, Level: 12
Level Up 4% Completed
Level up: 4% Level up: 4% Level up: 4%
Forum Activity 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
FF Reputation: 1 Duhamel Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Started planning a custom water cooling setup. I figure, I'm 36, I probably won't have it in me to complete such a build in my later years, so... Why Not?!?

I'll see where it goes, but I'm doing some serious research :) It'll cost me, but not a lot, maybe a few hundred bucks to get a reliable setup. Checking out rads, pumps, reservoirs, tubing, etc. I want a complete custom setup.

So far I've checked xoxide.com and ncix.com <-- (cause they're local-ish).
__________________
SRI, Lowered (Pro Kit)
Duhamel is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-19-2013, 03:18 AM   #16
mix1983
Life Is Good
 
mix1983's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Fan#: 61101
Location: Anderson, SC
What I Drive: 2000 Honda Civic EX 5spd

Posts: 3,728
Points 9,018, Level 63
Points: 9,018, Level: 63 Points: 9,018, Level: 63 Points: 9,018, Level: 63
Level Up 90% Completed
Level up: 90% Level up: 90% Level up: 90%
Forum Activity 8%
Activity: 8% Activity: 8% Activity: 8%
FF Reputation: 5 mix1983 Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (2)
I turned my old netbook into a live cam with motion sensing that will start recording using some open source software.

I can check on my place on my cell phone from work.

Part of the reason is just for something to do, but also a little bit of security. The people that work at my apartment complex like to go into peoples' apartments if a package is delivered to the office when the person isn't home.

This is something I'm not a fan of, and they have continued to do it after being asked several times not to. It's usually the maintenance "kids" that come in and I'm not so sure I trust them.
__________________
Quote:
I'm all about sharing the road with other drivers - as long as they use the part that's behind me.
mix1983 is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-20-2013, 03:13 PM   #17
Duhamel
Focus Enthusiast
 
Duhamel's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Fan#: 78883
Location: Edmonton, Canada
What I Drive: 2009 Silver SES

Posts: 281
Points 602, Level 12
Points: 602, Level: 12 Points: 602, Level: 12 Points: 602, Level: 12
Level Up 4% Completed
Level up: 4% Level up: 4% Level up: 4%
Forum Activity 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
FF Reputation: 1 Duhamel Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Quote:
Originally Posted by mix1983 View Post
The people that work at my apartment complex like to go into peoples' apartments if a package is delivered to the office when the person isn't home.
O.O

If someone, anyone, entered my apartment when I was home, and I wasn't expecting them, it would be ON! I'd mess them up something serious (as long as they weren't family, friends, etc.....but they don't have a key). It's my home, I pay rent, if anyone wants in they'd better let me know they are doing so. I would also make it known, as in, tell the landlord I'll freak out if he/anyone ever comes in unannounced.
__________________
SRI, Lowered (Pro Kit)
Duhamel is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-20-2013, 03:16 PM   #18
mikebontoft
Aurelius Pardus
 
mikebontoft's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Fan#: 58647
Location: SLC, UT
What I Drive: 5.9L Grand Cherokee ZJ

Posts: 26,266
Points 23,515, Level 94
Points: 23,515, Level: 94 Points: 23,515, Level: 94 Points: 23,515, Level: 94
Level Up 17% Completed
Level up: 17% Level up: 17% Level up: 17%
Forum Activity 17%
Activity: 17% Activity: 17% Activity: 17%
FF Reputation: 76 mikebontoft Excellent Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (3)
I imagine you probably can't put your own lock on it either.

My internet SUCKS. It's only in the dorm. elsewhere around the campus it's fine. Anywhere else I go, it's fine. BUT, it's only on my computer. My phone connects to wireless just fine as does anything else. I don't get it.
__________________
SR #127 | '02 Focus SE "Foci" (5.0 RWD - parted) | '75 BMW 2002 "Carby" (racecar) | '98 Jeep Grand Cherokee 5.9L (lifted and fast) | '99 BMW 328is (daily).
ModeratingGeneral Chat Lounge, General Technical Chat, Ford Focus & General Car Chat, and Rocky Mountain Fanatics
mikebontoft is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-20-2013, 06:12 PM   #19
mix1983
Life Is Good
 
mix1983's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Fan#: 61101
Location: Anderson, SC
What I Drive: 2000 Honda Civic EX 5spd

Posts: 3,728
Points 9,018, Level 63
Points: 9,018, Level: 63 Points: 9,018, Level: 63 Points: 9,018, Level: 63
Level Up 90% Completed
Level up: 90% Level up: 90% Level up: 90%
Forum Activity 8%
Activity: 8% Activity: 8% Activity: 8%
FF Reputation: 5 mix1983 Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (2)
Yeah I can't put my own lock on without having to give them a key. They haven't done it while I'm home but I'll come home and a package will be sitting in my living room.

It bugs me a lot and I've told them to stop but it happens again and again.
__________________
Quote:
I'm all about sharing the road with other drivers - as long as they use the part that's behind me.
mix1983 is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 04-04-2013, 01:07 PM   #20
FocusedSlayer
has a screw loose
 
FocusedSlayer's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Fan#: 59042
Location: Crossville, AL
What I Drive: 2007 CD Silver Sedan SE w/Sap

Posts: 8,380
Points 7,752, Level 59
Points: 7,752, Level: 59 Points: 7,752, Level: 59 Points: 7,752, Level: 59
Level Up 1% Completed
Level up: 1% Level up: 1% Level up: 1%
Forum Activity 7%
Activity: 7% Activity: 7% Activity: 7%
FF Reputation: 34 FocusedSlayer Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (4)
I just installed 2 - 660's in my gaming comp .
Out with the old which I'm holding
and in with the new - video card with the 2 fans on it .






the internals of my gaming rig .






And the whole tower



__________________
Team Duratec #01,Sedan Revolution#4, Elder FocusedSlayer, Gump Crew 21


February 2012 Sedan of The Month
FocusedSlayer is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply

Bookmarks & Social Networks

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:34 AM.


Copyright 2002-2014 FocusFanatics.com. All Rights Reserved : Privacy Policy : Advertise Information

Focus Fanatics Ford Focus Forum offers many fun ways for you to engage with other Ford Focus Owners from across the world. Whether it be about the aftermarket performance modifications, technical how-to's, European tuned suspension or awesome fuel economy similar to the Audi S3, Ford Fusion and Acura TLX. You can find all Ford Focus and Focus ST related information here. Join our Ford Focus discussion forums and chat with local Focus enthusiasts in your area. Challenger Hellcat - Charger Hellcat