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    Talking Who's up for a little bit of techy fun?

    After re-discovering ye olde HEXUS PiFast challenge recently, I was wondering who'd be up for resurrecting it for a one-off, one week only PiFast spectacular?

    Run it on any & all hardware you've got (the more extreme & retro, the better, this is just for laughs really) and we can all ooh and aaah at how fast or how comedically slow our various rigs are.

    So, initially this is an interest check, any & all hardware welcome, just for fun & as a HEXUS community activity

    SO, who's in???
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    Re: Who's up for a little bit of techy fun?

    Sounds great!

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    Re: Who's up for a little bit of techy fun?

    yeah be interested to see how much of an effect clocking my rig will make
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    Re: Who's up for a little bit of techy fun?

    Me too, I had to clock back to stock the other day because it became unstable. Unsure if it's a Win7/Driver issue & no time to investigate further.
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    Re: Who's up for a little bit of techy fun?

    Is it me but I see the same post in GD:

    http://forums.hexus.net/general-disc...techy-fun.html

    Last time I did this one of the other admins had a right bitch at me!


    Those despicable Elk,stealing the pond weed!

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    Re: Who's up for a little bit of techy fun?

    i'm there

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    Re: Who's up for a little bit of techy fun?

    I might have a go if I can be arsed, and if I can remember. As long as it's not this week, I should be able to do it.

    I think I have an old P3 laptop that I was meaning to dig out so I could try it on that if you like. And I could do it on this PC too. Maybe on an HTPC of my dads.

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    Re: Who's up for a little bit of techy fun?

    Seeing as it doesn't take more than 30 seconds, I'm in!

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    Re: Who's up for a little bit of techy fun?

    why not, id give it ago
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    Re: Who's up for a little bit of techy fun?

    Quote Originally Posted by CAT-THE-FIFTH View Post
    Is it me but I see the same post in GD:

    http://forums.hexus.net/general-disc...techy-fun.html

    Last time I did this one of the other admins had a right bitch at me!
    Yup, it's true. Trying to draw peeps out of GD & into HW, and vice-versa s'all. Get the HEXUS massiv back to it's overclocking, hardware obsessed roots for a bit.
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    When I say go, both walk in the opposite direction for 10 paces, draw handbags, then bitch-slap each other!

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    Re: Who's up for a little bit of techy fun?

    I'm in, I think I'll try getting a few more Hz out of my new cpu now it's bedded in a bit...
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    Re: Who's up for a little bit of techy fun?

    Im game, got an old Tosh lappy a new Dell lappy and my own homebrew thing, none of them are whizzosuperfastgeekyboxes, but hey, who cares

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    Re: Who's up for a little bit of techy fun?

    Will do!

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    Re: Who's up for a little bit of techy fun?

    We definitely need a slowest competition

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    Re: Who's up for a little bit of techy fun?

    Quote Originally Posted by snootyjim View Post
    We definitely need a slowest competition
    Duron 700?

    Yeah, I'm totally up for this. Doubt I can get my watercooling set up in time to OC the old Q6600 though, so expect great things from my XP 2400+

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    Re: Who's up for a little bit of techy fun?

    I was just going to get the old laptop at work and install Norton on it.

    Should "beat" a 386 with ease

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