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    New laptop!!!!

    Post by Cyber on Wed Oct 24, 2007 8:13 pm

    I bought a new Vista laptop today - it's kind of cute but it's taking a while to customise it as I want it. It's one of these...



    It's very small and has a 12.1" screen so it's nice and portable.


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    Re: New laptop!!!!

    Post by ghostinthemachine on Sun Nov 04, 2007 8:24 pm

    so does vista suck as much as everyone say s it does? or have you wipped it into shape?


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    Re: New laptop!!!!

    Post by Cyber on Sun Nov 04, 2007 8:41 pm

    It's getting better - I had to disable the Aero interface as it kept freezing at random intervals. Since I did that it hasn't really been a problem. I can live without the pretty translucent windows and the 3D tabbing (although that was kind of cool).


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    Re: New laptop!!!!

    Post by cinder144uk on Thu Nov 08, 2007 1:44 pm

    i am thinking of buying a new laptop myself since my old is messed up.
    150 thats ($300) for a new screen is too much when i can buy a brand new up to date(ish) one for 399.
    not looking for anything fancy just somthing with a Nvidia Gforce 6 low 7 model. Smile
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    Re: New laptop!!!!

    Post by RenHoek on Fri Nov 09, 2007 3:20 pm

    My new Towercase has Nvida G-Force, so long as you use maximum settings the graphics are brilliant, I like digital photography and watching DVDs and there is no slowing on the DVDs so I can recommend G Force 8.

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    Re: New laptop!!!!

    Post by cinder144uk on Sat Nov 10, 2007 2:27 am

    will my desak top is still on Gforce 7 somthing and i am not sure what the processor is, but i am not happy as it seems like my whole pc is way out of date.

    "Oh god of gaming, stop uping the anti of recomended specs every month and give us po mortals a chance to catch up Sad
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    Re: New laptop!!!!

    Post by Cyber on Sat Nov 10, 2007 11:02 pm

    Damn right! My laptop is freezing every time I start up Sims 2 Life Stories because it will just NEVER have enough memory - ever.


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    Re: New laptop!!!!

    Post by RenHoek on Sun Nov 11, 2007 8:33 pm

    Laptops tend to be optimised for battery life more than performance, they could all do with an extra Gig of memory, which eats up the battery.
    In terms of Vista, I would wait for service pack one to come out. Sorry if this isn't what you wanted to hear.

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    Re: New laptop!!!!

    Post by Cyber on Sun Nov 11, 2007 10:00 pm

    *Drinks virtual Grolsch*

    Mmmm... gassy German goodness...

    Anyhoo, I'm going to uninstall Life Stories from the laptop as I have it on my desktop PC now.

    No mobile Simming for me. Sad


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    Re: New laptop!!!!

    Post by cinder144uk on Mon Nov 12, 2007 1:14 pm

    so dose the sims life stories have a story line to follow or is it no different to regular sims2 ?.

    may i have a Virtual groslch to ren:)
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    Re: New laptop!!!!

    Post by Cyber on Sat Dec 01, 2007 11:00 pm

    It's very similar to the Sims 2 base game. I posted about this in more detail in the Share Your Stories Things section, but it has two predetermined stories to play (which I ignore) and a Free Play mode, which is just basically TS2. Not bad, though. Rolling Eyes


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    Re: New laptop!!!!

    Post by Cyber on Mon Dec 31, 2007 4:19 pm

    I upgraded my RAM today to 2 gigs. It's made everything much quicker, but I've come to the conclusion that it's a surfin' and workin' machine - no Simmin' allowed. Sad


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