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    Recent Purchases

    OT has a thread dedicated to tracking recent purchases. It seems to get bumped to the top pretty regularly so I thought I would start one here, for items with a gaming slant.
    It may be interesting to see what all people buy but don't always bring up.
    Hardware and/or software.

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    Re: Recent Purchases

    I'll go first:
    I just ordered this software (hasn't arrived yet):
    Will Rock - cause the demo was entertaining and now it's really cheap.
    Serious Sam 2 - Just because.
    Prey - Special Edition (preorder). Supposed to come with an extras DVD and some kind of pewter figure. I'm stocked on Prey.

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    Re: Recent Purchases

    I just got an SATA2 drive. only 80 gig but all it has to do is hold the OS (XP64) and BF2. it cost $50, I know I could have gotten a 300 gig for $100, but 50 bucks is 50 bucks. Besides I already have a 250 gig that I'll use for storage



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    Re: Recent Purchases

    just bought a Saitex St290 Pro joysyick from Radio Shack for $9 on clearance. Now I just need to learn to fly anyone know how to switch axis settings. Seems when I twist or move the stick in one direction the plane moves the opposite way. and the Heli is configured in controls for joystick but does not move forward or back.
    If you enjoy gaming click here to learn about the Fragging Frogs.


  5. #5

    Re: Recent Purchases

    Hardware:

    Gaming - HIS X1800XT 512mb 625/1500 l Antec Neo HE 550

    Software:

    Non-gaming - AdMuncher (Best 20 bux I ever spent)
    It's All About Having Fun ..... Isn't It?

    Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3 | AMD FX8350 Black Edition | CoolerMaster Hyper 212 EVO | Corsair XMS3 16GB DDR3
    XFX Radeon HD 7950 3GB DDR5 | Acer G246HL 24" WideScreen
    Samsung 840 EVO 500GB | Western Digital Caviar Black 500GB (Storage) | Samsung SH-S224 DVD Burner
    HT|Omega Claro | Technics SL-1210 MKll ~ Stanton 681EEE MKlll
    Esoteric Sounds Rek-O-Kut Professional Phono Preamp MKII
    Klipsch Pro Media v4.1 | Sennheiser HD 580 Precision ~ Sennheiser PC165 (Mic/Headset)
    Lian Li Lancool PC-K7B w/ Enermax NAXN 82+ 750W
    Win7 x64

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    Re: Recent Purchases

    Quote Originally Posted by IAmGhostDog
    Hardware:

    Gaming - HIS X1800XT 512mb 625/1500 l Antec Neo HE 550

    Software:

    Non-gaming - AdMuncher (Best 20 bux I ever spent)
    what is AdMuncher?



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    Re: Recent Purchases

    Quote Originally Posted by IAmGhostDog
    Hardware:

    Gaming - HIS X1800XT 512mb 625/1500 l Antec Neo HE 550

    Software:

    Non-gaming - AdMuncher (Best 20 bux I ever spent)
    Woah, just d/l that and WOW
    If you enjoy gaming click here to learn about the Fragging Frogs.


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    Re: Recent Purchases

    Quote Originally Posted by zetachi
    Woah, just d/l that and WOW

    Blocks adverts in all browsers.

    Blocks unwanted popups in all browsers.

    Blocks adverts in programs like ICQ, Morpheus, Kazaa, Grokster, Opera, PalTalk, iMesh, Bearshare, LimeWire, etc.

    Speeds up page loading, thanks to the missing adverts and popups.

    Blocks many annoying site behaviors.

    Filters quickly and reliably, thanks to six years of constant development and feedback from users.

    Includes extensive options for those who like to tinker, allowing you to remove anything that annoys you.

    Runs on Windows 95/98/ME/NT4/2000/XP/2003.



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    Re: Recent Purchases

    Quote Originally Posted by amd5150
    Ok, but what is it?
    removes all the ads from any web browser
    If you enjoy gaming click here to learn about the Fragging Frogs.


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    Re: Recent Purchases

    Is Admuncher better than Firefox + AdBlock + Filterset.G ?
    If you enjoy gaming click here to learn about the Fragging Frogs.



    [Proudly using only AMD desktop CPUs since 1996 and now also GPUs in 2014 - Thanks AMD!!]
    My Rigs - My Upgrade History - My Games

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    Re: Recent Purchases

    Quote Originally Posted by Lenny
    Is Admuncher better than Firefox + AdBlock + Filterset.G ?
    Don't know.
    What I do know is that I tried the free trial.
    It rocks.
    PayPal'd the money.
    20 bux lifetime licence.
    No more ads.
    No more pop ups.
    Pages load faster.
    Take a look at pcper home page with AdMuncher.
    You'll see.
    It's All About Having Fun ..... Isn't It?

    Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3 | AMD FX8350 Black Edition | CoolerMaster Hyper 212 EVO | Corsair XMS3 16GB DDR3
    XFX Radeon HD 7950 3GB DDR5 | Acer G246HL 24" WideScreen
    Samsung 840 EVO 500GB | Western Digital Caviar Black 500GB (Storage) | Samsung SH-S224 DVD Burner
    HT|Omega Claro | Technics SL-1210 MKll ~ Stanton 681EEE MKlll
    Esoteric Sounds Rek-O-Kut Professional Phono Preamp MKII
    Klipsch Pro Media v4.1 | Sennheiser HD 580 Precision ~ Sennheiser PC165 (Mic/Headset)
    Lian Li Lancool PC-K7B w/ Enermax NAXN 82+ 750W
    Win7 x64

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    Re: Recent Purchases

    Quote Originally Posted by IAmGhostDog
    Don't know.
    What I do know is that I tried the free trial.
    It rocks.
    PayPal'd the money.
    20 bux lifetime licence.
    No more ads.
    No more pop ups.
    Pages load faster.
    Take a look at pcper home page with AdMuncher.
    You'll see.

    It's a cool app but they want 24.95 per PC. I would need @ 6 copies for all my PC's b/c once you get used to it you'd want it on every one
    If you enjoy gaming click here to learn about the Fragging Frogs.


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    Re: Recent Purchases

    Quote Originally Posted by zetachi
    It's a cool app but they want 24.95 per PC. I would need @ 6 copies for all my PC's b/c once you get used to it you'd want it on every one
    hmmm, AdMuncher x6 or new 7600GT?



  14. #14

    Re: Recent Purchases

    Quote Originally Posted by zetachi
    It's a cool app but they want 24.95 per PC. I would need @ 6 copies for all my PC's b/c once you get used to it you'd want it on every one
    My bad.
    I did pay$25.00
    At the time I bought they had 3 to 14 licences for $20.00
    Click the Register tab within AdMuncher program to see if that rate still applies.
    It's All About Having Fun ..... Isn't It?

    Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3 | AMD FX8350 Black Edition | CoolerMaster Hyper 212 EVO | Corsair XMS3 16GB DDR3
    XFX Radeon HD 7950 3GB DDR5 | Acer G246HL 24" WideScreen
    Samsung 840 EVO 500GB | Western Digital Caviar Black 500GB (Storage) | Samsung SH-S224 DVD Burner
    HT|Omega Claro | Technics SL-1210 MKll ~ Stanton 681EEE MKlll
    Esoteric Sounds Rek-O-Kut Professional Phono Preamp MKII
    Klipsch Pro Media v4.1 | Sennheiser HD 580 Precision ~ Sennheiser PC165 (Mic/Headset)
    Lian Li Lancool PC-K7B w/ Enermax NAXN 82+ 750W
    Win7 x64

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    Re: Recent Purchases

    My recent purchases include:
    - eVGA 7600GT (I'm reminded I still need to send in that rebate)
    - ASRock 939Dual motherboard + A64 3000+ (now at 2.4 Ghz) for Buu's rig
    - Cheap $10 headset for Buu because he ripped the wire out of the previous cheap one This one looks a little more well built.
    If you enjoy gaming click here to learn about the Fragging Frogs.



    [Proudly using only AMD desktop CPUs since 1996 and now also GPUs in 2014 - Thanks AMD!!]
    My Rigs - My Upgrade History - My Games

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