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PostSubject: MSI GX700 Laptop   MSI GX700 Laptop Icon_minitimeSun 30 Dec 2007, 23:21

Gents
For the life in me I cannot get PR to run on my Vista Laptop as per the link.

http://www.meshcomputers.com/Default.aspx?GCLID=CNfO7ZH-z5ACFQIQFQoddxbjXQ&PAGE=PRODUCTVIEWPAGE&USG=PRODUCT&ENT=PRODUCT&KEY=226530

I have tried many things to get it working, the screen refresh rate is stuck at 59htz, but when I connect another LCD panel it jumps up to 60. And once I managed to play it but on another attched monitor.

I would be grateful for you IT boffins to shed some light on it, I have tried all the forums on the web and it appears to either be Vista or the locked screen resolution...

I am sad cause I have just lost my Dell to the young lad, i.e a Xmas promise Sad..

By the way impressive rigs on the other post, im jealous as hell

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P.S: Need some information on how to get my signatures back on, sorry i am not up to speed in this area yet....
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PostSubject: Re: MSI GX700 Laptop   MSI GX700 Laptop Icon_minitimeMon 31 Dec 2007, 00:47

In My Computer, right click and check to see what its default compatability mode is. If you uncheck it so it says Win 95 (greyed out)
that might sort it.

Godd luck.
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PostSubject: Re: MSI GX700 Laptop   MSI GX700 Laptop Icon_minitimeMon 31 Dec 2007, 01:02

Yeah what Chud said, and run as an Administrator too.

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PostSubject: Re: MSI GX700 Laptop   MSI GX700 Laptop Icon_minitimeMon 31 Dec 2007, 04:10

Yeah what chud and undies said and plug it in too


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PostSubject: Re: MSI GX700 Laptop   MSI GX700 Laptop Icon_minitimeThu 03 Jan 2008, 07:18

tried but keeps crashing back to desktop.......oh well back to other computer Sad
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PostSubject: Re: MSI GX700 Laptop   MSI GX700 Laptop Icon_minitimeThu 03 Jan 2008, 20:55

What gfx is the laptop running? Shared ATi/Nvidia, dedicated ATi/Nvidia or is it Intel inegrated (eeewwww)?

Reason being, that Riva Tuner (a 3rd party graphics overclocker app) can 'OC' a monitor. 1Hz will not make a difference.

Or you could manually edit your profile in My Documents with wordpad to set Dirty Stinking Vanilla to res x res @ 59Mhz?

edit: It's an NVIDIA Geforce 8600M GT 3D Graphic Card with 512MB VRAM, isn't it? If it's Vista, make sure you run Dirty Stinking Vanilla and PR in Windows XP SP2 compatability mode, by right-clicking the .exe and setting it, and running as administrator.

edit2: interesting word filter there Strima Wink
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PostSubject: Re: MSI GX700 Laptop   MSI GX700 Laptop Icon_minitimeSat 05 Jan 2008, 20:17

thanks Gaz will give it a go on my laptop(tried in vain, must be a compatability problem, need to find an external lcd monitor I think, oh well), but first one must get to grips with .7 all day today Smile on my other desktop PC....lol
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PostSubject: Re: MSI GX700 Laptop   MSI GX700 Laptop Icon_minitimeSat 26 Jan 2008, 04:51

Just decided, me need another Desktop, any ideas gents..however 2 points...wife dont know yet, its on the card and missing playing the game like mad.....sorry i aint been around, new job and the young un nicked my other desktop.......so any suggestions on a decent rig would be nice....around about 1200 squid...:@)
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PostSubject: Re: MSI GX700 Laptop   MSI GX700 Laptop Icon_minitimeSat 26 Jan 2008, 06:17

1200, youll not need that much m8.
http://www.pcnextday.co.uk/products/ProductDetail.asp?ProductCode=3365-7404

Theres one off the shelf or build a better one.


http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/ProductInfo.asp?WebProductID=743028 Core 2 Quad Q9450
http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/ProductInfo.asp?WebProductID=531222 Asus P5N32 650i (has 1333mhz FSB but costs 100 less than P35)
http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/ProductInfo.asp?WebProductID=754628 4 GB Twinx DDR 800
http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/ProductInfo.asp?WebProductID=695921 Asus 512 MB 8800GT
http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/ProductInfo.asp?WebProductID=494552 500 GB Samsung Spinpoint x 2
http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/ProductInfo.asp?WebProductID=184139 Enermax 600W PSU
http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/ProductInfo.asp?WebProductID=729076 DVD RW (Blu Ray and HD DVD Reader)
http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/ProductInfo.asp?WebProductID=635540 DVD RW Lightscribe
http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/ProductInfo.asp?WebProductID=573098 22 Inch Widescreen
http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=CA-145-CM&groupid=701&catid=7&subcat=29 Coolermaster Dominator
http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=SC-052-CL&groupid=701&catid=11&subcat= X Fi Extreme Audio 7.1
http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=SP-094-CL&groupid=702&catid=22&subcat=448 Creative 7.1 Speakers
http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=KB-019-SK&groupid=702&catid=23&subcat=2 Saitek Eclipse 2 K/Board
http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=KB-060-LG&groupid=702&catid=23&subcat=3 MX 518 Mouse

That comes to 1270 ish but theres loads of extras like the BluRay/ HD DVD Player and fancy new processor you could save 200 just by getting a normal DVD drive and a Q6600 which will only be marginally slower than the Q9450, and that would come in at a grand.

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PostSubject: Re: MSI GX700 Laptop   MSI GX700 Laptop Icon_minitimeSat 26 Jan 2008, 07:38

Good post - Tony

If you aint happy building it, Tony or me can do it mate
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PostSubject: Re: MSI GX700 Laptop   MSI GX700 Laptop Icon_minitimeSat 26 Jan 2008, 11:32

thanks chaps, may take you up on your offer, ....now I have to work on the finance...lol and the wife
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PostSubject: Re: MSI GX700 Laptop   MSI GX700 Laptop Icon_minitimeSun 27 Jan 2008, 00:32

Dont forget your legal version of the operating system in th eprice which will be 80.

Very good selection by undies and lots of bang for the buck.
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PostSubject: Re: MSI GX700 Laptop   MSI GX700 Laptop Icon_minitimeSat 29 Mar 2008, 04:29

Gents thanks for your help on this one, I will be back on regular playing now I bought the 22" Optiquest Q22wb monitor as advised on the forum, was gonna build a new PC, but money as always is an issue, thanks for all your help guys and I will see you on the Battlefeld soon.....

P.S can you close and archive the thread....Force?
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PostSubject: Re: MSI GX700 Laptop   MSI GX700 Laptop Icon_minitimeSat 30 Aug 2008, 08:42

Have you tried www.ebay.co.uk i got Q6600 for 96 inc postage

www.amazon.co.uk for the RAM Corsair XM2 DDR2 800MHz/PC2 6400 37.84 inc next day delivery

mobo recomend nForce 680i as nVidia GFX cards are the best get an 8800GT about 90-100 now

also try www.microdirect.co.uk

Do shop about I used MS Xcell to store compared prices in a table

if u just want a prebuilt rig I have seen some nice stuff on www.tresco.com
a perticular PC http://direct.tesco.com/q/R.901-2287.aspx I know it a radion but its the best ATI card out there and a Q6600

also WORD UP soldiers....unless your running Vista 64 bit or XP 64 bit you will NEVER be able to use more than 3Gb of RAM.

So if you are running vista 32 bit or XP 32 bit then dotn bother to buy more than 3Gb of RAM or you wasting your money.

to get 64bit working u need 64 bit drivers for your ALL your PC's components and either Vista 64bit or XP 64bit ( I wouldn't bother thought just yet)

as not all software is compatible or u need to DL the 64 bit patches for them.
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