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Forum: Hardware Yesterday, 20:03
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Peripherals Mechanical Keyboards
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Posted By Shirty
I very much like blues, in fact both of my daily...

I very much like blues, in fact both of my daily boards are on blues at the moment. However, I'm going to switch my home board out for something quieter - two small children and gaming mostly in the...
Forum: Gaming 24th Oct 2014, 10:45
Replies: 8,496
Views: 705,162
Posted By Shirty
I think the general consensus is that it improves...

I think the general consensus is that it improves the original, not so much the sequel.
Forum: Hardware 23rd Oct 2014, 22:19
Replies: 21
Views: 509
Posted By Shirty
The Enermax Liqtech 120X I'm using has a pair of...

The Enermax Liqtech 120X I'm using has a pair of speed adjustable fans and a thicker rad, so whilst its a tight fit in a dinky case it provides excellent cooling and the price was right too.

I...
Forum: Hardware 23rd Oct 2014, 21:03
Replies: 21
Views: 509
Posted By Shirty
The biggest advantage of AIO in a tiny case is...

The biggest advantage of AIO in a tiny case is that it will completely remove all CPU heat from the case without the need for an additional exhaust fan.

Temp wise, anything on a 120mm rad will...
Forum: General 22nd Oct 2014, 09:25
Replies: 27
Views: 2,163
Posted By Shirty
If you're an internet Luddite then so am I - and...

If you're an internet Luddite then so am I - and proudly so.
Forum: Hardware 21st Oct 2014, 16:54
Replies: 14
Views: 587
Posted By Shirty
Really Sam? I had assumed you'd been waiting all...

Really Sam? I had assumed you'd been waiting all your life to share this information with someone, potentially just after they had baked their graphics card upside down causing the GPU to fall off.
...
Forum: Article Discussion 21st Oct 2014, 14:08
Replies: 22
Views: 765
Posted By Shirty
I never buy games on Steam any more. Sure, I...

I never buy games on Steam any more. Sure, I might activate then on there, but Valve get none of my money direct - usually even during the sales.

If they ever release HL3 and it stands up to the...
Forum: Hardware 21st Oct 2014, 12:24
Replies: 14
Views: 587
Posted By Shirty
Balance the card on 4 balls of tin foil and bake...

Balance the card on 4 balls of tin foil and bake at 200C for 9 minutes, ventilate the room well and keep an eye on it.

Allow to cool sufficiently before testing ;)

Worked for me a couple of...
Forum: Hardware 20th Oct 2014, 21:53
Replies: 11
Views: 389
Posted By Shirty
Usually everything improves as you crank up the...

Usually everything improves as you crank up the price, from build quality and aesthetics to materials, cooling power and features.

Personally I can't see the point in using a full ATX tower with...
Forum: Hardware 17th Oct 2014, 22:49
Replies: 19
Views: 779
Posted By Shirty
Just buy a Logitech mouse. If it breaks in...

Just buy a Logitech mouse. If it breaks in warranty they'll just replace it with the latest model in the same style. Out of warranty you can expect a 50% off voucher for use in their e-store.
Forum: General 17th Oct 2014, 14:58
Replies: 20
Views: 3,138
Posted By Shirty
Fibber :hehe:

Fibber :hehe:
Forum: General 17th Oct 2014, 14:15
Replies: 22
Views: 2,947
Posted By Shirty
True, that day my hearing was converted to...

True, that day my hearing was converted to digital mono. It left the affected ear a little pinky. I've in-grown used to it now.

Utter derail, what the hallux going on?
Forum: General 17th Oct 2014, 12:34
Replies: 22
Views: 2,947
Posted By Shirty
I got it embedded in my inner ear.

I got it embedded in my inner ear.
Forum: General 17th Oct 2014, 10:14
Replies: 22
Views: 2,947
Posted By Shirty
I have actually slipped over and fallen down the...

I have actually slipped over and fallen down the last four stairs - substantially injuring my toe in the process - on a pile of generic Whiskas boke in the dead of night before now.

It's a health...
Forum: General 17th Oct 2014, 09:54
Replies: 22
Views: 2,947
Posted By Shirty
Our cats have been fed almost exclusively on a...

Our cats have been fed almost exclusively on a diet of Felix "As Good as it Looks" for the best part of 15 years. We generally shop around for the best discount and buy in bulk - they eat about 7-8...
Forum: General 16th Oct 2014, 21:29
Replies: 25
Views: 6,961
Posted By Shirty
QFT ;)

QFT ;)
Forum: Article Discussion 16th Oct 2014, 14:31
Replies: 4
Views: 420
Posted By Shirty
I agree, that is insane. :jawdrop:

I agree, that is insane.

:jawdrop:
Forum: General 16th Oct 2014, 13:37
Replies: 20
Views: 3,711
Posted By Shirty
I wasn't sure whether Tosh took over the...

I wasn't sure whether Tosh took over the warranties of pre-acquisition drives...
Forum: General 16th Oct 2014, 12:44
Replies: 20
Views: 3,711
Posted By Shirty
What's the warranty like on old OCZ drives these...

What's the warranty like on old OCZ drives these days? It would have been out of warranty anyway I should think, it was a Vertex Plus R2 from memory.
Forum: General 16th Oct 2014, 11:26
Replies: 20
Views: 3,711
Posted By Shirty
Thanks for your opinions. I've given him 4...

Thanks for your opinions. I've given him 4 options, ranging from a DIY fix to me doing it for him at cost.

Let's see how this develops :D

Fortunately he already left good feedback some time ago!
Forum: General 15th Oct 2014, 23:29
Replies: 20
Views: 3,711
Posted By Shirty
Good eBay sale, but now there's a problem..

In the middle of August I sold a PC on eBay. It was nothing special, an HP SFF rig containing an AMD quad, 4GB ram, HD5450 with a 60GB SSD and a 500GB HDD. It was a machine I'd refurbed and tested...
Forum: Hardware 12th Oct 2014, 15:20
Replies: 95
Views: 4,809
Posted By Shirty
What's your beef with DPD? They are one of the...

What's your beef with DPD? They are one of the highest rated commercial carriers in the UK.
Forum: Hardware 11th Oct 2014, 16:19
Replies: 21,691
Peripherals Mechanical Keyboards
Views: 1,111,838
Posted By Shirty
Arrived today, your generosity is hugely...

Arrived today, your generosity is hugely appreciated :)
Forum: General 11th Oct 2014, 13:34
Replies: 32
Views: 5,856
Posted By Shirty
Like Nexxo, I wear clothes until they are...

Like Nexxo, I wear clothes until they are offensively worn or ripped.

I bought a dark grey Armani shirt when I started sixth form in 1998 that I still wear a couple of times a week. It's quite a...
Forum: General 10th Oct 2014, 11:49
Replies: 15,078
Views: 1,271,760
Posted By Shirty
Rape allegation iirc. It's been dragging on.

Rape allegation iirc. It's been dragging on.
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