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  • We're back this week with another informative and fun edition of the weekly Forums Spotlight! This week in the Forums Spotlight we've highlighted discussions on DDR Ram Prices, Bottlenecks, Web Site Blocking, Max Payne, and much more!

    The Forums Spotlight is a highlight of just a few of the new topics posted in the SharkyForums, where over ten-thousand enthusiastic computer users post daily for help or to discuss the latest trends and products.

    Each week in the Forums Spotlight, we take several of the most popular, insightful, or even controversial threads and present them to you for easy digestion. Feel free to add your own thoughts (subtract the profanity, please) and help us multiply the reader participation here at Sharky Extreme (and you thought math was tough...). We've added links on each spotlight page so you can easily add your own comments and contribute to the debate! If your repartee strikes us as useful, humorous, or otherwise entertaining, it stands the distinct possibility of being featured next week.

    Without further ado...

    Last Week's Sharky Forums Stats
    Registered Users: 15,834

    Current Sharky Forums Stats
    Registered Users: : 16,083

    General Hardware: What is my bottleneck?
    While Playing Diablo II (single player), Phydeaux only gets about 25fps and 25 skipped. With a 200mb swap file, where can the bottleneck be? In this Sharky Forum topic, Phydeaux receives some wonderful suggestions as fellow readers walkthrough the system specs and try to figure this one out.

    General Hardware: DDR Ram Price
    In this forum thread, our readers discuss why you can buy 256mb of memory for $150 cheaper than 512mb. It's all about supply and demand (amongst other things).

    Operating Systems: Web Site Blocking
    How does one stop the wife from going overboard on shopping online? Simple, block the website(s). In this Sharky Forum thread learn how to easily block websites using a variety of methods.

    Highly Technical PC Forum: Memory Bandwidth And Today's Graphics Cards
    Tune in to this Sharky Forum for an in-depth and interesting discussion on memory bandwidth and today's graphics cards. Definitely a good resource for those looking to make upgrades.

    CPU/Processors & Overclocking: AMD vs. Intel
    Choices, choices, and more wars. While everyone has their favorite, one reader wants to know who is winning the war, Intel or AMD? Which one is better? Which one should a user consider purchasing? Do I detect the beginning of a flame war or just another thread where people offer hot opinions?

    General Games: Max Payne with Multiplayer
    Despite the fact that multiplayer was taken out, our max payne gamers discuss what a multiplayer game of Max could be like.

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