Call of Duty 4 demo

Well, I wasn’t sure how well I could run it with a minimum spec graphics card (ATi X700, equivalent to nVidia 6600), but it seems that I could play it with 2xAA and 2xAF (I think it was 2xAF) @ 1024*768, as well as moving a few other settings up a notch too. It would play a lot better at just 800*600, but I was quite surprised at how well it ran. I’m not a particularly big fan of ‘war’ FPS games, so I won’t be buying the full game…

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Graphics Hero

Found a bargain on the HotUKDeals forums for a graphics card that will do for me, an ATi Radeon X700 for £16.43 ($34.33USD, €23.40EUR). Although I don’t have Guitar Hero II for the Xbox 360 and therefore, no guitar controller, I downloaded the Guitar Hero III demo anyway and got rather hooked on it, so I’ve also ordered the PS2 version of Guitar Hero II with guitar controller which was fairly cheap (cheapest on the net after quite a search). I have to use the pad to play the demo,…

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The bargain post

Imaginative title eh! I didn’t know what to make today’s post about, so I’ll just mention that I managed to order 2GB of Crucial RAM for a bargain price of £32.89 ($69.03USD/€47.20EUR), that should help run the few games I play better until I get a graphics card that won’t strain the 300W PSU. Another bargain was to be had in the form of 15 Horrid Henry books for £14.99 ($31.47USD/€21.51EUR) from Red House where there’s a good selection of books for kids of between 6 months and 16 years…

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