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We also managed to get a go trying out the ‘Avatar’ PC game on a Core i7-965 Extreme Edition Falcon Northwest laptop, which looked superb. The game ran in very high resolutions with absolutely no lag or frame rate issues and was only let down by Jack’s (Silverfox) inability to figure out how to invert the y-axis. Otherwise, we were all very impressed with how well a laptop system, featuring the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 280M, was able to cope with such a graphically intensive game. CyberPower also had an equally impressive desktop PC with two BFG GTX295s, running DiRT 2 in 3D, which again was blisteringly quick and only let down by Jack’s poor choice of RWD vehicle on a Rally Cross track.
Intel was also running several presentations to showcase their i3, i5 and i7 processors. Intel used volunteers in the heaving crowds to help perform some CPU intensive tasks, while a large screen showed the crowd exactly what was happening. These tasks involved red-eye removal, CPU stress tests by opening multiple applications, Photosynthing and gaming.