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The 158.18 and 158.22 are FM approved for 06 and 05 (both) and work with the 88's. Do they work with the Ultras?

 

http://www.futuremark.com/products/3dmark06/approveddrivers/

 

http://www.futuremark.com/products/3dmark05/approveddrivers/

 

Does the driver matter in PCMark05?

http://downloads.guru3d.com/download.php?id=32

 

Looks like there is some time for me to try different drivers before the contest I_G. I don't really think the drivers really matter on PCMark 05. The newest driver is not FM approved. Have used 3 different drivers in the past and they are not FM approved. I think they are pumping out drivers faster than FutureMark can approve them! :lol: If it's allowed would like to run PCMark 05 on Vista, and the other benchies on XP. Toss it around and let me know what you think!!
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Thats a lie. We all know higher score=higher chance of winning.

 

:rofl2:

 

if i upgrade my rig in the middle of this, am i still eligible?

 

to a whole new computer that is

 

What are you getting?
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Will do. I'll confer with sho and flew and post back what the decision is.

 

Ok I_G! Some may not think that would be fair and understandably cause not everyone has the option to use Vista and XP both for bench marks!
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What are you getting?

 

ehh..

 

just a little quad core and some 8800GTX and a couple gigs of OCZ Ram (High speeds)

 

Some watercooling, Maybe An X38 board. Nothing much really.

 

Scarred Simon? B)

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You can get better RAM at not much more cost. Geil, Crucial, Team, CellShock, ect.

 

But do they have lifetime warrenty......EVEN with Overclocking???

 

I dont think so. And the OCZ Reaper is quite sexy. :P

 

Simon, Im gonna be in Debt $1000

 

If you want me to enter the HDD war with you, I will be in Debt $1100

 

Maybe I will do raid? is it hard to setup?

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Maybe I will do raid? is it hard to setup?

 

Not really, it took me more time to get the old floppy drive working than the RAID.

 

Hey tarawa, what the heck is that guy trying to say in your avtar?

I think I know :lol:
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Blazing fast hard drive speed. With RAID 0 the data is striped between the drives, so they can work together.

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Looks like there is some time for me to try different drivers before the contest I_G. I don't really think the drivers really matter on PCMark 05. The newest driver is not FM approved. Have used 3 different drivers in the past and they are not FM approved. I think they are pumping out drivers faster than FutureMark can approve them! :lol: If it's allowed would like to run PCMark 05 on Vista, and the other benchies on XP. Toss it around and let me know what you think!!

 

He is right about that. I used stock Nvidia drivers for Forum Wars and they were unapproved. Like Ocean said, FM can't keep up with the flood of drivers.

 

Oh yeah, count me in!! :P

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If it's allowed would like to run PCMark 05 on Vista, and the other benchies on XP.

 

That's fine. Whatever gets you the highest scores. First post Rule #1 clarified.

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