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Forum: General Today, 20:31
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Looks nice. Mind you, I'm so hungry right now I...

Looks nice. Mind you, I'm so hungry right now I could eat a scabby horse, so I might not be the best judge :)
Forum: General 26th Feb 2015, 18:36
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Posted By bawjaws
What? That's insane! I've definitely got a PAL...

What? That's insane! I've definitely got a PAL copy of Suikoden 1, in pretty much mint condition, sitting around somewhere. Might have to have a look on eBay and get it sold!
Forum: Hardware 25th Feb 2015, 20:48
Replies: 28
Views: 799
Posted By bawjaws
I guess it depends partly on how long you see...

I guess it depends partly on how long you see yourself keeping the monitor... I know that for most normal people, a monitor is probably the longest-lived part of any setup, but you've always broken...
Forum: Hardware 25th Feb 2015, 20:42
Replies: 29
Views: 408
Posted By bawjaws
Thank the Lord! I'm nursing quite a high fever...

Thank the Lord! I'm nursing quite a high fever today so I was genuinely worried that I was tripping balls and linking to completely the wrong thing, or utterly misunderstanding your requirements in...
Forum: Hardware 25th Feb 2015, 17:52
Replies: 29
Views: 408
Posted By bawjaws
Er, not sure if I'm misunderstanding here, but...

Er, not sure if I'm misunderstanding here, but that adaptor I've linked to converts a SATA power connector to a molex connector. It doesn't have anything to do with SATA data connectors :)
Forum: Hardware 25th Feb 2015, 13:12
Replies: 29
Views: 408
Posted By bawjaws
Just get a couple of these bad boys...

Just get a couple of these bad boys (http://www.scan.co.uk/products/scan-rb-413-sata-15-pin-to-4-pin-molex-gender-changer-(converts-sata-power-to-molex-power-cable)), and you're set.

I still...
Forum: Hardware 24th Feb 2015, 16:40
Replies: 415
Views: 28,462
Posted By bawjaws
I switched mine on this morning for the first...

I switched mine on this morning for the first time in about two months, and it still had exactly the same level of battery as when I used it last :)
Forum: Software 23rd Feb 2015, 21:53
Replies: 3
Windows Windows XP ISO?
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Posted By bawjaws
+REP to Votick for going the extra mile here....

+REP to Votick for going the extra mile here. Thanks again, I really do appreciate your help.
Forum: Software 23rd Feb 2015, 21:12
Replies: 3
Windows Windows XP ISO?
Views: 208
Posted By bawjaws
Legend! YGPM - many thanks.

Legend! YGPM - many thanks.
Forum: Software 23rd Feb 2015, 21:04
Replies: 3
Windows Windows XP ISO?
Views: 208
Posted By bawjaws
Windows XP ISO?

Hi all,

Bit of an odd question, but does anyone know a legit site from which I can download Windows XP Home 32bit OEM? I've got a genuine OEM key here and fancy installing it within a VM but can't...
Forum: Serious 19th Feb 2015, 21:04
Replies: 24
Views: 1,377
Posted By bawjaws
I have to say that I'm pretty disappointed by...

I have to say that I'm pretty disappointed by some of the replies in this thread. Whether you knew or liked this guy or not, at the end of the day we're talking about someone who has taken their own...
Forum: Gaming 17th Feb 2015, 17:03
Replies: 24
Views: 1,192
Posted By bawjaws
But other than that, you liked it, right?

But other than that, you liked it, right?
Forum: Hardware 17th Feb 2015, 14:51
Replies: 10
Build Advice Upgrade potential
Views: 466
Posted By bawjaws
What's your budget, chief?

What's your budget, chief?
Forum: General 17th Feb 2015, 14:49
Replies: 13
Views: 370
Posted By bawjaws
Having just dealt with Tesco, I was pleasantly...

Having just dealt with Tesco, I was pleasantly surprised by how helpful and responsive they were. Received a letter from them acknowledging the claim within 24 hours of contacting them (called them...
Forum: Hardware 16th Feb 2015, 20:55
Replies: 10
Build Advice Upgrade potential
Views: 466
Posted By bawjaws
Regarding the overclock, depending on the BIOS...

Regarding the overclock, depending on the BIOS settings the CPU will only run at it's OC'd speed when it needs to, so idling on the desktop it'll not be doing much :D

Also, can you just post a...
Forum: Hardware 14th Feb 2015, 19:42
Replies: 9
Views: 337
Posted By bawjaws
Will that mobo need a Bios flash to work with...

Will that mobo need a Bios flash to work with that CPU?
Forum: Scan Computers 12th Feb 2015, 13:16
Replies: 5
Views: 2,610
Posted By bawjaws
Without wanting to come across as cheeky, it's a...

Without wanting to come across as cheeky, it's a bit misleading to say that this was an isolated incident when it turns out that there were two units in stock that had both been used and then...
Forum: General 12th Feb 2015, 13:08
Replies: 34
Views: 991
Posted By bawjaws
I know that you mean well, but to be honest it's...

I know that you mean well, but to be honest it's pretty cold comfort to someone who's had a bad customer service experience to be told that by an employee of company x that they are better than...
Forum: Article Discussion 11th Feb 2015, 21:09
Replies: 23
Views: 642
Posted By bawjaws
I have to say that I really love the form factor...

I have to say that I really love the form factor of these NUCs. I have serious hankerings for one to live behind my telly in the living room, but to be honest I can't help fell that they are a little...
Forum: Hardware 11th Feb 2015, 21:06
Replies: 43
Views: 1,308
Posted By bawjaws
Have to say that I agree with this. I don't think...

Have to say that I agree with this. I don't think the 9xx series has been underwhelming at all, with the possible exception of the 960 which is relatively mediocre. The 970 is the sweet spot and...
Forum: Article Discussion 11th Feb 2015, 13:55
Replies: 23
Views: 642
Posted By bawjaws
Nice little bit of kit, but I'd like to see an i5...

Nice little bit of kit, but I'd like to see an i5 version tested.

Oh, and the last paragraph:

Presumably that second "i7" should be "i3" :)
Forum: Article Discussion 9th Feb 2015, 12:29
Replies: 12
Views: 372
Posted By bawjaws
OK, that sounds plausible :D Have Apple...

OK, that sounds plausible :D

Have Apple really seen a big increase in their share of the mobile gaming market? I thought that iOS has always been really popular with developers, so what's changed?...
Forum: Article Discussion 9th Feb 2015, 11:40
Replies: 12
Views: 372
Posted By bawjaws
What does this even mean? Seriously, could...

What does this even mean? Seriously, could someone please translate this from marketing BS into English for me, as I have literally no idea what it means. :D

As for SoM, it's a much better game...
Forum: Article Discussion 4th Feb 2015, 16:59
Replies: 19
Views: 501
Posted By bawjaws
As regards the lack of motherboard cut-out, I'm...

As regards the lack of motherboard cut-out, I'm sure if you were drop Parvum an email and ask them they'd probably be able to knock up a replacement part for you with a cut-out factored in. That's...
Forum: Article Discussion 4th Feb 2015, 14:41
Replies: 19
Views: 501
Posted By bawjaws
I know you say that OCUK are offering this case...

I know you say that OCUK are offering this case in a bundle with a 600W SFX PSU, but they're also doing a bundle with a 450W SFX PSU, which is 25 cheaper and should be more than sufficient for the...
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