Originally Posted by itallcomescheap
My Alienware should be arriving within the next few hours.. it seems like you have to do a lot of configuring to play games... is it possible to just keep the settings as they...
I tweaked FEAR at 1600 x 1200 with 2XAA and 4XAF, but I turned soft shadows off and I got about the same test scores as you just reported with AA Off and 2XAF (although I actually maxed at 156 FPS).
Played through the 1st level...
Thanks for the info Hammer,
The CPU driver shipped with 188.8.131.52
3DMark05 nailed a 9863 without any tweeking, so I guess the SLI is on, but I toggled it just in case.
Running the FEAR hardware setting test at 1600 x 1200 at maximum CPU...
I forgot about the CPU driver issue.
Does the Systool OC void your warenty?
With my XPSGen1, I had to use Omega Drivers to get it to really work well. I take it that with the m9700 dual SLI, everyone is using (or has to use)...
My new m9700 was delivered last Saturday, so I am now an offical AW owner <cheer>
Here are the stats of my new toy:
Processor: AMD Turion™ 64 Mobile ML44 2.4GHz 800MHz FSB 1MB L2 Cache
Operating System : Genuine Windows® XP...
The description is one 512K module.
Interstingly, the order page indicates the 512K stick is single channel, but if you get the 2x 512K (1GB) or the 2x 1GB (2GB) configuration it says the memory is dual channel.
Anyway, I think I'll...
This is my 1st post on this board, and would just like to say that the information here is awesome!!
The posts here (esp. Hammerhead) gave me all the confidence I needed to drop 3 large on my new 9700m SLI.
I waited until 2 hours...