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Battlefield 1942 Tweak Guide

Battlefield 1942 Tweak Guide

Did Santa leave you a copy of Battlefield 1942 under the Christmas tree this year? If he was kind enough to do so, rip the plastic covers off and get down to business with Koroush "PersianImmortal" Ghazi's in-depth tweaking game to this WWII combat simulation! | Dec 24, 2002 at 11:00 pm CST

System Optimization Guide for Gamers

System Optimization Guide for Gamers

A lot of gaming problems are actually nothing to do with the game itself. In most cases it's a general system optimization issue of some sort. Do yourself a favour, take a few minutes of your life and read this System Optimization Guide for Gamers where Koroush "Persian Immortal" Ghazi promises you will find something of use which will have you gaming at full speed in no time! | Nov 30, 2002 at 11:00 pm CST

Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit 2 Tweaking Guide

Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit 2 Tweaking Guide

With all the new games hitting the shelves lately, there has been little choice for those wanting the best in driving titles. Recently, EA Games released Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit 2, but with all the fancy graphics you might have a few problems bringing that new game to life. Come join Koroush "PersianImmortal" Ghazi as he takes you step by step through the processes necessary to get the most out of this new racing game! | Nov 23, 2002 at 11:00 pm CST

Unreal Tournament 2003 Tweak Guide

Unreal Tournament 2003 Tweak Guide

After the long wait and all the media hype, Unreal Tournament 2003 is finally here! But now that you've forked out the cash for the latest and greatest in gaming, how can you make sure to get the most out of your fragging experience? To find out, come join Koroush "PersianImmortal" Ghazi as he takes a hard look at not only the in-game settings, but also the secret settings that hide within the game's .ini files. Check out this comprehensive guide for yourself! | Oct 23, 2002 at 11:00 pm CDT

PC Buyers Guide - October 2002

PC Buyers Guide - October 2002

You've all been waiting for it and now its here! Come join Nick Swan as he gives us the newest edition of the TweakTown Buyer's Guide. With some very interesting additions to the PC world this past month, it is time to see what was worthy to be added to the ranks of the best. Come see for yourself! | Oct 11, 2002 at 11:00 pm CDT

AMD Overclocking Guide - October 2002

AMD Overclocking Guide - October 2002

After hearing all the writings and arguments between the Intel -vs- AMD folks, you have finally decided to go the AMD route. But how can you overclock it? Come join Mike "Darthtanion" Wright as he brings you an updated AMD Overclocking Guide. It will cover the process of overclocking the processor, setting the BIOS and even some general troubleshooting tips and hints. Let's revisit just what makes the AMD line of processor so special! | Oct 4, 2002 at 11:00 pm CDT

Unreal Tournament 2003 Demo Tweak Guide

Unreal Tournament 2003 Demo Tweak Guide

So you waited for hours and have finally downloaded that new demo that came out for Unreal Tournament 2003, but how can you make sure that your computer gives you the best possible results? Come join Koroush "PersianImmortal" Ghazi as he takes you step by step through the settings of this new demo. We'll be looking at in-game settings and some settings that are hidden, so make sure to stop on on and see just what you've been missing in this highly playable demo! | Sep 14, 2002 at 11:00 pm CDT

America's Army: Special Forces Tweak Guide

America's Army: Special Forces Tweak Guide

America's Army is, surprisingly enough, a game centered around the US Army. The game was developed by the US Army and US Dept. of Defense experts. Koroush "PersianImmortal" Ghazi and the rest of the TweakTown Team thought it may be fitting to provide a tweak guide to this popular game as we near the anniversary of September 11. If you're a fan of America's Army, why not check out this guide to get the most out of the game! | Sep 9, 2002 at 11:00 pm CDT

Windows XP SP1 - Updating Tips 'n' Tricks

Windows XP SP1 - Updating Tips 'n' Tricks

Microsoft's latest Service Pack for Windows XP has found its way onto the Internet. Reports say that users who are running illegal copies of the operating system will run into problems. It turns out this is true, although in this guide by Cameron "Mr.Tweak" Wilmot, he shows us how to avoid this obstacle with a work-around to install Service Pack 1 for those of you who use Windows XP. | Sep 3, 2002 at 11:00 pm CDT

PC Buyers Guide - September 2002

PC Buyers Guide - September 2002

We're at it again. With all the new toys hitting the marketplace, it was time to update the TweakTown Buyers Guide. There are some mighty hot tickets that have been added to the list so come join Nick Swan as he tells you what is hot... and what is not! | Sep 1, 2002 at 11:00 pm CDT

Obtaining DDR333 from EPoX 4G4A+

Obtaining DDR333 from EPoX 4G4A+

Epox's 4G4A+ based Intel 845G motherboard is one of the most popular Pentium 4 motherboards on the market today. Users in our forums and others have been asking how we managed to obtain DDR333 support from the motherboard. By popular request, Cameron "Mr.Tweak" Wilmot wrote this short guide which shows how to enable DDR333 from the Epox motherboard. | Aug 6, 2002 at 11:00 pm CDT

WinXP Tweaking: From Reformat to Relax

WinXP Tweaking: From Reformat to Relax

You've just reformatted your hard drive and are installing Windows XP. You may be new to XP, or you may be a veteran and system slowdowns, instability or problems have lead you to reinstall. Now comes the installation of all the applications and games. Then all the drivers. Finally, there's the dreaded job of going through all the settings and tweaks all over again to optimise your system. Welcome to what we are certain is the most comprehensive collection of tweaks collected and published on the Internet today in this walkthrough style tweaking guide for Microsoft's Windows XP operating system, do not miss what Koroush "PersianImmortal" Ghazi has served up for us! | Jul 25, 2002 at 11:00 pm CDT

The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind Tweak Guide

The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind Tweak Guide

In our first, of what will become a continuous stream of comprehensive gaming based tweaking guides, our newest writer, Koroush "PersianImmortal" Ghazi, has completed a very in-depth guide on obtaining the best performance from The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind. Since Morrowind is such a demanding game on most systems, this guide goes into detail about improving not only game settings but general system settings so everyone is able to play this game at a decent framerate and in a stable environment on computers with varying specifications. Grab a coffee, sit back and learn with Koroush! | Jul 16, 2002 at 11:00 pm CDT

PC Buyers Guide - July 2002

PC Buyers Guide - July 2002

With so many items for sale in the markets, it can sometimes be difficult to decide what's hot and what's not. Come join Nick Swan as he brings us another installment of the TweakTown Buyer's Guide. There are some new toys out there, but we'll try to see which ones deserve a place within our own special systems. Come check it out! | Jul 2, 2002 at 11:00 pm CDT

Beginners Guide to Overclocking nVidia Video Cards

Beginners Guide to Overclocking nVidia Video Cards

There are a lot of folks out there that love nVidia based video cards for the stunning performance they provide and continue to deliver with each new product release. But what video card would be complete without at least some overclocking to boost performance even more, without spending a single cent... Today Nick Swan shows us just how we can increase the performance of our nVidia based cards in this beginners guide to overclocking nVidia video cards. | May 23, 2002 at 11:00 pm CDT

Creative Audigy Drivers - Installing without the CD

Creative Audigy Drivers - Installing without the CD

Those of us lucky enough to own one of Creative's Audigy sound cards know the aural pleasure that they deliver. One downside of Creative's package is the driver installation, and the fact that the original driver CD is required in order to install drivers even at a basic level. Others will find the CD installation puts a large amount of unneeded software on their otherwise nice clean system. Come join Aaron Clegg as he shows us how to solve this problem and get your Audigy up and running... without all the added useless utilities that are never used anyway. | May 14, 2002 at 11:00 pm CDT

PC Buyers Guide - 11th May 2002

PC Buyers Guide - 11th May 2002

You've seen it before, but with new products coming to market all the time, we have updated the PC Buyers Guide. If you've been looking for that perfect setup but don't want to throw away your cash, then come take a gander at the latest installment. We've added a few more goodies that have what it takes to be considered "TweakTown Recommended"! | May 10, 2002 at 11:00 pm CDT

nVidia Graphics Tweaking Guide

nVidia Graphics Tweaking Guide

Ever since the legendary TNT range was released back in late 1998, NVIDIA has pretty much conquered the gaming market with its graphics chips. Now that the latest GeForce 4 series is out, performance has hit a new level yet again. Even so, we always want to get the absolute best performance out of our graphics cards. Aaron Clegg, our newest guide writer, today serves us up with a guide to help tweak and overclock your NVIDIA based graphics card to the max with step-by-step instructions to bring your graphics card back to life! | May 6, 2002 at 11:00 pm CDT

PC Buyers Guide - 29th April 2002

PC Buyers Guide - 29th April 2002

When it comes to buying new hardware for your beloved system, those who aren't entirely up-to-date on all the latest news or what's Hot or Not often need a bit of guidance to make an informed decision on their all important purchases. In what will be a guide which is updated every two weeks by our newest writer Nick Swan, we present you with the first installment of our PC Buyers Guide. | Apr 28, 2002 at 11:00 pm CDT

Heatsink Theory Guide

Heatsink Theory Guide

There are many different heatsink fan products on the market today with the rise of overclocking popularity over the past few years. Heatsinks come in all different shapes and sizes are made out of a range of different materials. We have different fan choices, from the ultra quiet mildly performing to top performing of the range highly performing noisy fans. But in the end, I'm sure you've all wondered before now, "how do they actually work?". In this guide Asher "Acid" Moses tells us just that, the theory behind heatsinks. | Apr 24, 2002 at 11:00 pm CDT

Windows XP Upgrade Guide

Windows XP Upgrade Guide

So after months of waiting for the sky to fall, you've finally decided to bite the bullet and install Windows XP? There are still quite a few folks who haven't jumped aboard the XP bandwagon because they're afraid of a complicated and lengthy install, but fear not. Come join Casey "The Wizard" Crowe as he walks you through the painless installation process of the newest OS to wear the Microsoft label. Simple, fast and painless may not be words that you would associate with a Windows installation, but rest assured that it will be in this case. Come see how easy it really is! | Mar 4, 2002 at 11:00 pm CST

BIOS Tuning Guide

BIOS Tuning Guide

Whether you like it or not, the PC industry is evolving at an ever increasing pace. You can purchase a top of the range computer for around $4000, only to find that after a period of six months it is already outdated and not fit to run the latest games/software. What if I told you that you could squeeze extra speed out of your computer without spending a cent or moving out of the chair you are sitting in right now? Sounds crazy doesn't it? Join Asher "Acid" Moses as he explains how to tweak your BIOS for maximum performance. | Feb 25, 2002 at 11:00 pm CST

Windows XP Home Networking Guide

Windows XP Home Networking Guide

Windows XP has been taking the entire computer world by storm. For the first time ever, there is a Operating System available that is compatible with nearly all existing hardware, is extremely stable, and is designed for both the novice and the expert alike. But what about those who have a couple of computers sitting around and have toyed with the idea of a home network? Never fear, for Cameron "Mr Tweak" Wilmot is here to help explain just how easy it is to establish a home network with Windows XP. Come on in and see for yourself just how simple it really is. | Feb 8, 2002 at 11:00 pm CST

Tweaking Windows XP Part 2

Tweaking Windows XP Part 2

So many emails were recieved after our original XP Tweaking Guide that Gavin "Osiris" Ballard decided he would write a second one, as there's quite a few tweaks that have been discovered since the first article. Join Gavin and he shows you ven more new tips and tricks for Windows XP! | Jan 2, 2002 at 11:00 pm CST