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  1. MilkyWay

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    From a historical standpoint, Japan during WW2 tried to annihilate and take over China. They have had MANY confrontations before that. Its a culture thing, i think they find their culture repulsive, Jap's hate a lot of other Asian cultures like Korea. It doesnt matter as a lot of the Asian cultures have superiority complexes towards each other. Like i was just reading if you are American of Chinese descent they consider you only American.

    A lot of this generation dont share in this, its generally older people.

    Scotland and France where historically always chummy. Scottish warriors fought on the side of France during the medieval period and vice versa.
     
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    Many many centuries ago. the chinese emperor sent a group of solidiers out to find him something that would grant him imortality, and said they would be executed if they return empty handed.

    none of the soldiers ever returned. and thats how the japanese was spawned.

    but yeah. Jap vs china was a very dark part of history
     
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    Chinese tried to invade Japan and their ships where not sea going and underestimated the distance to Japan and most of them died in the voyage. That was under the reign of Kublai Khan, who i think was one of the only foreign rulers (emperor) of China?

    Like i said no one really has animosity these days i mean look at Europeans all best mates, things just change i guess since the second world war. Must've done a lot to bring people together more than we think.
    EDIT: Sorry if its boring anyone else, i just find these things interesting lol.
     
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    They are selling Llano A8-3850 at Aria for £99 i think you could make a nice little media pc with that. Shove it in a m-atx rig or even an itx board.

    Then at least you have the motherboard (rest of the rig) so if they update the chips you can just swap it out.
     
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    On a much lighter note. I finally managed to get around downloading that Crysis 2 DX11 patches.

    (in an internetcafe with what seems to be a 24Mbps download rate = ftw) cant wait to get home and try the DX11 textures on my brandspanking new 6970s
     
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    On the other hand, I see LifeOnMars has unfortunately lost his job and is selling his i5 2500K setup. I am not sure whether he should sell that or not, but if anyone who wants to upgrade to the 2500K might want to consider.
     
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    Its a sign Orange-kun..

    My PSU, Frio and Mars's 2500k (& Mobo?? i think hes selling one of those too) throw in a set of overclocked 5850s and you have a beast of a system that will push vantage to over 30k..... not that benchmarks are that important of course. I was just saying.

    Its a message from allah -- hes telling you to by mine and Mr. Mars's gear.

    its clear as day mate
     
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    Thank you Mr Gundam, but as a Chinese (the stereotypical opportunist other than Jews), I have obviously considered and rejected. Not because the price is bad (its very good), but I am not going to buy something before my results come out. If they are bad, I probably should cut down on gaming (rendering the 2500K pretty useless).
     
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    If your results are bad -- Hara kiri will solve that. but buy my gear first!! dont forget. bundle deals are available on request!!
     
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    LifeOnMars's reference 5870 is a crazy good deal. It's like at least £20 cheaper then the cheapest go for on ebay. You could buy it and if you don't like it sell it for a profit!

    I was tempted but since I don't play many games any more I'm going to hold off until BF3 upgrading my GPU. Or at least that's the theory!
     
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    I wonder how 2 5850s would run BF3....
     
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    easily, i have a feeling its going to be BC2 -20% FPS, so long as you get over 40 now you'll be fine
     
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    I get over 140.....
     
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    i get 50, and why would anyone need 140?, at that point i would just put v-sync on and then the rig would stay silent whilst i was gaming
     
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    It came with his shiny new toys.
     
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    3d surround would cut that down to something sensible.
    though it would take some huge high def screens@highest res.
    eye candy ftw!
     
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    I said *over* 140 :p and 140fps+ means i get to see more shit on my screen before anyone else does. that means i aquire targets faster and kill faster. unless everyone is running without V-sync
     
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    yeah, like that 1/1000th of a second you save is going to make a noticeable difference, you'd be better off running eyefinity so you could use your peripheral vision
     
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    Or get a Killer NIC. :p
     
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    :laugh:

    all the people who don't understand they are cutting about 4ms of something that has between 40ms-200ms from the network alone
     
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    youre just jealous!!
     
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    not really, i've stopped caring as much about gaming, i'm about films and anime now, thats why i keep saying you should of spent the money on a Dolby DTS Master HD receiver + Speakers and Blu-Ray drive, and a plasma would of been nice but that would of sent the budget sky-high

    EDIT: AND MUSIC, but all that needs is some decent headphones
     
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    ive already spent more then £1000 to get this machine so that would depend.
     

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