Maybe not. I'm playing without a video card and act 1 had the same usual "lag spots". 01am->8am PSD I had an ok gaming experience on low settings. After 8am PSD things started to get a little unconfortable on some act 2 places (won't go in detail now, since some people haven't played yet), but I'm sure some elements don't really liked my no-video-card plan...
RL: Work schedule gives me mondays and tuesdays off, which left time nicely fo:
D3: So pretty much played it from 1100 till 2100, though mostly rerunning various parts of Act I, due to hopping in to play with several buddies over the course of the day. Then my fun was cut "short" by a disconnect and inability relogin due to the ****storm the servers are under right now. Hopefully dipping in to Act 2 tomorrow if work hours and Blizzard servers permit.
RL: New comp is installed and running (the boxed fan is a bit too loud for my taste though...), D3 from amazon.co.uk should arrive tomorrow (it's already somewhere in Germany...).
D3: See above.
D2: Yes, I still have the game running on my laptop since the day before yesterday and need to kill Nihlatak in NM with my Random Druid. Then I'll switch to my new Desktop PC for gaming
If the fan is annoying you pick up a "coolermaster hyper212 evo" heatsink / fan (for the CPU). It is a little annoying to install if you have everything already in the case, but I guarantee it will run quiter / cooler then the boxed heat sink.
Originally Posted by Jason Maher
RL: Should be long since asleep.
D3: Getting frustrated by 300-400ms latency. Skeleton King = impossible with this sort of lag. And it took forever to get there.
I generally have around the 230 to 270ms latency (in Aus). When I was playing the beta it was perfectly fine and I played for around 2 hours (between 7pm and 9pm Adelaide time) with no issue at all.
Mind tricks? I was trying to say*without offboard video card. Anyway, it looks like I can't play at all and server hates me.
Looks like I'll have to play d2 for the rest of the day. The "local server" (aka my computer) kinda hates me too, but it lets me play