Phoenix87ta: zedster: Phoenix87ta: zedster: subby please do the followinggo to start and run "msconfig"click the startup tabhit print screenopen up mspainthit ctrl+vhit ctrl+s and save itupload the image here so we can see how much crap your computer is loading$10 on Bonzi BuddyI'll see you on that one and go $100 on shopathomeAnd an extra $100 on unnecessary software bundled with subby's device drivers.
InfamousBLT: Quasar: Your computer has more to do now.Also B, you have another bottleneck somewhere else. Possibly hard drive read/write speed.
t3knomanser: Developer time is expensive. CPU time is very cheap.
Quasar: Your computer has more to do now.
Needlessly Complicated: My Etch-a-Sketch runs CRAZY fast!
thiazzi: lewismarktwo: thiazzi: <b><a href="http://www.fark.com/comments/7207971/78018118#c78018118" target="_blank">lewismarktwo</a>:</b> <i>thiazzi: I stopped complaining when it started to take less time to watch a movie than it did to download it.Strike that, reverse it?</i>You'd rather it take longer to download than to watch?Been readin and writin long?While I may fail at HTML replies, I surpass you in reading comprehension.
Raging Thespian: Because it's still just a magical gnome inside of the box who does all of the actual processing. Give the gnome some damn time to do his job!
kiteless: It's all of your smooth curved edges and your color gradients and your fancy pants animations! In the 90s I remember getting along on 16 colors with square corners and I was thankful for it!
kiteless: [codinghorror.typepad.com image 640x480]It's all of your smooth curved edges and your color gradients and your fancy pants animations! In the 90s I remember getting along on 16 colors with square corners and I was thankful for it!
Phoenix87ta: Nadie_AZ: Phoenix87ta: Nadie_AZ: Wish I could fire up some of the 90s Lucas Arts games ....Ah 90s Star Wars games. You were awesome.[www.ibiblio.org image 640x480]I love that I can still play all the Lucasarts adventure games in ScummVM. Hell, they even ported it to PSP.Wait, what? Tell me more.ScummVMSupported games list:CompatibilityIt's a beautiful thing. Full Throttle, Monkey Island and Sam and Max never get old.
MythDragon: That 5GB 3000rpm HD that you are running Vista on, isn't helping much.
make me some tea: Because you need to upgrade your dial-up Juno connection.
labman: discgolfguru: This was my first system. You Commodore folks were barbarians.You got the disc drive? I was stuck with the tape drive.
discgolfguru: This was my first system. You Commodore folks were barbarians.
akula: InfamousBLT: Haha, this. Go play some super old DOS game. Watch as all of the animations are insanely fast, everything moves way too fast for your mind to even comprehend what is going on. It's actually kind of funny.Many years ago I was talking to a guy, reminiscing about old computer games. I remarked how I liked the Test Drive series (especially TD2), but TD3 was unplayable on that 286... it ran, but only at something like 4 or 8 frames/second. He said he played the same game on a 386 and it ran properly, but on a 486 it just was way too fast for you to react.We don't often go back and dust off old games from generations past, but yeah, when one does so the result is something that's really moving along.
Hyperbolic Hyperbole: umm.. were you even AROUND back in the days of dialup BBSes? seven minutes to download a single sexy jpg? squee'd your pants creamy when mom bought you a 28.8 modem? i mean that shiat was awesome but DON'T pretend it isn't any better than it was in '95.
Aarontology: This is like a fat guy complaining that his pants are as tight as they were when he was skinny.
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