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Forum: General 29th Jun 2015, 09:37
Replies: 21
Views: 668
Posted By Plastic_Manc
I take clients out a couple of times a week and...

I take clients out a couple of times a week and it was a nightmare when I had an Amex as many smaller restaurants just wouldn't take them. This was largely due to how quickly Amex gave them the money...
Forum: Gaming 29th Jun 2015, 09:02
Replies: 336
Views: 24,075
Posted By Plastic_Manc
I've had some games for ages that I just haven't...

I've had some games for ages that I just haven't got around to playing properly. Therefore I'm currently playing Deus Ex Human Revolution. That's interspersed with my usual Skyrim activity as I can't...
Forum: General 11th Jun 2015, 16:13
Replies: 33
Views: 1,143
Posted By Plastic_Manc
London prices are insane but aren't going to...

London prices are insane but aren't going to change anytime soon. I just sold my rented out flat in Greenwich and bought a 3 bedroom house with decent garden, drive and garage in Sussex for nearly...
Forum: Software 11th Jun 2015, 15:19
Replies: 9
Views: 367
Posted By Plastic_Manc
I had this with a fridge freezer recently through...

I had this with a fridge freezer recently through them:

"You should definitely buy the 5 year care plan for x"

"But the first 3 years are under warranty anyway so I'm giving you that for only 2...
Forum: Gaming 21st May 2015, 11:12
Replies: 666
Views: 86,393
Posted By Plastic_Manc
Un-subbed two accounts about 6 months ago, just...

Un-subbed two accounts about 6 months ago, just got to a point where I needed so much knowledge to take things further and didn't have the time to "study" if you will.

I get the occasional desire...
Forum: Hardware 6th May 2015, 08:59
Replies: 32
Views: 1,274
Posted By Plastic_Manc
The Ranger is a very nice board although I...

The Ranger is a very nice board although I haven't overclocked the CPU yet so couldn't really comment in that regard. I chose it due to a nice price point and the great experience I'd had with my...
Forum: Hardware 5th May 2015, 17:24
Replies: 32
Views: 1,274
Posted By Plastic_Manc
I'm certainly not the best to advise on hardware...

I'm certainly not the best to advise on hardware but went from a very similar system a couple of months back so can relate. The hardest bit was getting rid of that lovely RAM (I had the 4x2GB kit).
...
Forum: General 1st May 2015, 11:55
Replies: 201
Views: 6,432
Posted By Plastic_Manc
I hadn't driven for a few years until a couple of...

I hadn't driven for a few years until a couple of months ago when I moved out of London and bought a 3 year old Focus.

I find it a bitch to park compared to older cars I've driven as a) I can't...
Forum: Hardware 9th Apr 2015, 17:22
Replies: 1
Overclocking Modern Overclocking
Views: 305
Posted By Plastic_Manc
Modern Overclocking

So I've had the new rig (sig) in place for a couple of months now with everything running at stock. The temptation now is to begin overclocking. However, I don't really know what I'm doing with more...
Forum: General 30th Mar 2015, 11:56
Replies: 641
Views: 174,633
Posted By Plastic_Manc
I'm in the market for a watch after finally...

I'm in the market for a watch after finally moving house, changing the car and updating my ancient PC to something more usable. This has been a great thread to flick through as there are some lovely...
Forum: Article Discussion 13th Mar 2015, 08:50
Replies: 182
Views: 3,317
Posted By Plastic_Manc
40mm

40mm
Forum: Hardware 16th Feb 2015, 22:58
Replies: 851
Views: 77,020
Posted By Plastic_Manc
http://www.speedtest.net/result/4148168479.png...

http://www.speedtest.net/result/4148168479.png (http://www.speedtest.net/my-result/4148168479)

Only got it for 2 weeks more as I move house to a non-cable area, so it will be Sky then.
Forum: Hardware 22nd Jan 2015, 09:44
Replies: 91
Views: 4,014
Posted By Plastic_Manc
My NEC is already well past it's retire by date...

My NEC is already well past it's retire by date so have been looking around at my options. I'm far more drawn to a 21:9 monitor due to the grunt needed to power 4k (I've only just upgraded so can't...
Forum: Article Discussion 22nd Jan 2015, 09:35
Replies: 7
Views: 439
Posted By Plastic_Manc
Having my desktop sat in my living room, the...

Having my desktop sat in my living room, the simplicity of my Fractal R4 is exactly what i was after. I can certainly see the appeal of plain looking cases.
Forum: Hardware 19th Jan 2015, 09:23
Replies: 54
Views: 2,209
Posted By Plastic_Manc
http://static.trustedreviews.com/94/7e499a/f330/73...

http://static.trustedreviews.com/94/7e499a/f330/7350-oblique.jpg

My Asus Rampage Formula that I had in my rig until recently. It overclocked my E6400 steadily at 3.2Ghz for a good few years and...
Forum: Gaming 2nd Jan 2015, 15:14
Replies: 11
Windows Assetto Corsa
Views: 985
Posted By Plastic_Manc
My take on the game is that it's got a lot going...

My take on the game is that it's got a lot going for it but is probably going to take a year to get where many want it. It certainly lacks the polish and production in terms of setting you goals and...
Forum: Gaming 30th Dec 2014, 19:40
Replies: 11
Windows Assetto Corsa
Views: 985
Posted By Plastic_Manc
A strong mod community was appealing after a...

A strong mod community was appealing after a quick peek at some reviews so I've already picked up the Nordschleife and Donnington Park from the community. DK2 is going to have to wait as looking for...
Forum: Gaming 30th Dec 2014, 11:23
Replies: 11
Windows Assetto Corsa
Views: 985
Posted By Plastic_Manc
Assetto Corsa

I picked this up last week on Steam and was wondering if anyone has spent any time with it?

From my initial hours with it, it's a lovely looking game that is brutally hard at times. I haven't...
Forum: Gaming 27th Dec 2014, 02:13
Replies: 14
Views: 848
Posted By Plastic_Manc
Super Thanks, Took me a good while to get...

Super Thanks,

Took me a good while to get into it myself but the whole steampunk world has some brilliant touches.

Plastic
Forum: Gaming 26th Dec 2014, 10:54
Replies: 14
Views: 848
Posted By Plastic_Manc
I'm going to guess Dishonored.

I'm going to guess Dishonored.
Forum: Hardware 18th Dec 2014, 08:24
Replies: 269
Views: 18,773
Posted By Plastic_Manc
Very pleased so far, I went for the Asus Strix....

Very pleased so far, I went for the Asus Strix. Surprised how quiet it is compared to the 460. It was pushed pretty hard so the fan used to really pick up.
Forum: Hardware 17th Dec 2014, 12:02
Replies: 269
Views: 18,773
Posted By Plastic_Manc
Well I'm on a half day today so just about to...

Well I'm on a half day today so just about to head off and buy a 970. Should see quite a difference from my old 460. And with the wife on her Christmas Party, she'll never know I bought myself a...
Forum: Hardware 28th Oct 2014, 16:31
Replies: 7
Views: 609
Posted By Plastic_Manc
It's interesting to see that I'd get an...

It's interesting to see that I'd get an improvement at that price point. In terms of the GFX card struggling, agreed but the plan is to swap that out in the near future for a new card. Undertaking...
Forum: Hardware 28th Oct 2014, 10:59
Replies: 7
Views: 609
Posted By Plastic_Manc
Quality of Advancements

Hey,

Thank you kindly everyone that helped me with my updating, the parts are ordered and looking forward to the difference of a Haswell chip against my 775 E6400.

My next question is about...
Forum: Hardware 14th Oct 2014, 15:16
Replies: 3
Build Advice One/Two Giant Leaps
Views: 536
Posted By Plastic_Manc
One/Two Giant Leaps

Hey,

So after many years of faffing about with small upgrades it's time to retire the old dear's primary parts and put a new core of parts in place. My system is very old, but at the same time has...
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