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Unread 06-29-2007, 03:57 AM   #1
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Default paintball & intel viiv

Thinking of getting a new pc from dell. Need to know whats so special about intel viiv core 2 duo and the ones that arent viiv?

Also just bought a Tippmann A5 E-Grip and going to start to play paintball. any tips for barrel, mask etc to buy? or just tips in general on the subject.
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Unread 06-29-2007, 08:55 AM   #2
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Default Re: paintball & intel viiv

viiv is just marketing mumbo jumbo.

But then Google would tell you that pretty quilckly...wouldn't it?
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Unread 06-29-2007, 02:11 PM   #3
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Default Re: paintball & intel viiv

The only tangible advantage to Viiv is that there were some special pieces of content available on Comcast, I think. Basically, no advantage. It's just a specification of parts like Centrino(tm).
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Unread 06-29-2007, 06:37 PM   #4
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Default Re: paintball & intel viiv

Agreed on viiv assesment, more marketing than value.

As for the paintball gun, I recommend you just play, dont get caught up in the upgrade hype. I.e. barrels are the biggest waste of $, the reality of differing barrels is that some actually do help you shoot better, with a certain batch of paint, on a certain day because the humidity and temp is different, etc. is it measurable? Sure. Statistically significant? Possibly. Do you want to carry around 20 barrels for all different conditions?
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