So I paid for Saturday morning delivery and it arrived before 9.00am, it was in the PC before 10.00am. I’ll not deny that there was a small but persistent worry that it wasn’t the GFX card, but having lost so many over the years, the main indicators were there. Of course I was also concerned that something else had gone to the great chip shop in the sky.
I think I was justified in spending £14 for a guaranteed Saturday morning delivery for a crisis’ of this scale. I believe money is nearly no object, as long as the wife doesn’t know.
I can now return to happy task of gloss painting, knowing that my baby is back with me and I should be out skanking some poor not so innocent, this evening.
As always, I backed up my .PST as soon I was back up and running.
On the performance side, it’s in the 90’s for FPS, but not really tested it with a lot of people on screen, which is the real money shot.
What is a shame, is that I can’t store my GTX 8800 for backup use, incase the ATI 5850 goes bang. I always like to keep the previous generation as my “In event of RMA gfx card”.
Didn’t have time to install the Warhammer on the wifes laptop, but that’s a job that will be done this weekend. It should run fine, given it’s an i5 450m with a Nvidia GT325M, with 4GB of memory. However the proof is in the pudding, as we would say.