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Forum: General 28th Jul 2016, 07:55
Replies: 11
Motors New Tyres
Views: 413
Posted By wuyanxu
This comes back to my safety requirement. The...

This comes back to my safety requirement. The tyre is the only point of contact between me and everything else in the world, it's the only bits of contact stopping me from hitting anything. If it...
Forum: General 27th Jul 2016, 08:54
Replies: 11
Motors New Tyres
Views: 413
Posted By wuyanxu
Thanks all, so I only need to match tyres on same...

Thanks all, so I only need to match tyres on same axel, and don't need to buy the grippist tyre because all tyres are safe enough. I guess around 100 each corner (online) would be a good mid-range...
Forum: General 26th Jul 2016, 13:32
Replies: 11
Motors New Tyres
Views: 413
Posted By wuyanxu
New Tyres

What tyre would you recommend?

All 4 of my tyres will need replacing soon, they are almost down to their wear indicator marker.

I drive a lot of motorway miles, my commute consist of 50+...
Forum: General 25th Jul 2016, 12:30
Replies: 12
Views: 348
Posted By wuyanxu
I've been considering something similar for a...

I've been considering something similar for a while. But the idea of the balloon payment at the end scares me for PCP, also the idea of slight wear will cost me a lot of money for PCL.

When you...
Forum: General 1st Jul 2016, 13:33
Replies: 40
Views: 1,381
Posted By wuyanxu
I've got my Logitech harmony smart control for...

I've got my Logitech harmony smart control for 60, more traditional buttons remote but does everything the same via the hub unit. Can also link up the smart phone if you need the screen. It also...
Forum: General 29th Jun 2016, 08:17
Replies: 40
Views: 1,381
Posted By wuyanxu
I've got 2 use cases for TV, reverse of what...

I've got 2 use cases for TV, reverse of what manufacturers would thought:

1. Big living room TV has Logitech Harmony hub remote, no need for smart TV features. It's seamless to switch between the...
Forum: Photography, Art & Design 27th Jun 2016, 12:31
Replies: 7
Views: 595
Posted By wuyanxu
Indeed ;) ...

Indeed ;)

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-3203726/Just-two-sea-monster-Couple-ask-online-strangers-edit-child-romantic-holiday-snap-end-lot-bargained-for.html

(sorry for DM, best I...
Forum: Hardware 27th Jun 2016, 10:14
Replies: 38
Views: 2,166
Posted By wuyanxu
According to my spreadsheet, I have benchmarked...

According to my spreadsheet, I have benchmarked and tested to be stable at 4.5 GHz, turbo to 4.8 GHz. But temperature and voltage is a bit high for my liking, also too much airflow/noise for normal...
Forum: Hardware 27th Jun 2016, 09:18
Replies: 38
Views: 2,166
Posted By wuyanxu
I have the i7 2700k, same CPU slightly different...

I have the i7 2700k, same CPU slightly different bin. It is running at 4 GHz happily doing BOINC no problem. 70c maximum temperature with a lazy fan speed on D14. Turbo boost to 4.2 GHz for 1 core,...
Forum: General 21st Jun 2016, 10:03
Replies: 2,040
TV Shows BBC Top Gear
Views: 296,837
Posted By wuyanxu
I like Ep4, it felt like the old top gear in a...

I like Ep4, it felt like the old top gear in a good way. The challenge is obviously scripted but it was still entertaining to watch. All three presenters in the challenge adds their own style and...
Forum: General 16th Jun 2016, 15:21
Replies: 33
Views: 1,483
Posted By wuyanxu
Touche :) Although for every energy report,...

Touche :)

Although for every energy report, for or against renewable, you've got to remember there is a HUGE industry behind it with big money used to fund them. All of the reports need to be...
Forum: General 16th Jun 2016, 08:04
Replies: 33
Views: 1,483
Posted By wuyanxu
Not the way we are going:...

Not the way we are going: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Renewable_energy_in_the_United_Kingdom



My next car will be charged by my solar panels. :D

Diesel is more smelly, tailpipe is blacker...
Forum: General 15th Jun 2016, 14:00
Replies: 2,040
TV Shows BBC Top Gear
Views: 296,837
Posted By wuyanxu
All I want to know is where is the Tesla Model X...

All I want to know is where is the Tesla Model X clip promised at the end of ep2?

Episodes have gotten better and better, ep3 seems perfect to me as I completely skipped the guest stars part.
...
Forum: General 14th Jun 2016, 08:48
Replies: 33
Views: 1,483
Posted By wuyanxu
Haha, true, so true. First gear if driving...

Haha, true, so true. First gear if driving somewhere like Bristol.

Hills is where the toque in diesel cars have an advantage.



Indeed, it's smelly, it's dirty, and it's polluting. Diesels...
Forum: Gaming 8th Jun 2016, 08:55
Replies: 218
Views: 21,963
Posted By wuyanxu
Thanks Gunsmith. I'll have to give my favourite...

Thanks Gunsmith. I'll have to give my favourite missions another go after the patch :D

Hopefully the GoG connect feature will pick this up in the near future. Or I may have to buy it again on a...
Forum: Hardware 19th May 2016, 12:33
Replies: 3
Views: 477
Posted By wuyanxu
Computers are essentially finite state machines....

Computers are essentially finite state machines. There are many ways the state machine can be stuck in an unknown state (unstable supply voltage for example), when this happens, you have to do a...
Forum: Software 5th May 2016, 08:14
Replies: 20
Views: 1,054
Posted By wuyanxu
Firefox? :p Been using it since it was...

Firefox? :p

Been using it since it was version 1.5. Works great and doesn't crash on me.
But wife's FF sometimes does strange things, like occasionally UI become all white unless move mouse...
Forum: General 26th Apr 2016, 07:53
Replies: 6
Views: 650
Posted By wuyanxu
Smart for 4 is also an option, we've never...

Smart for 4 is also an option, we've never considered it because Smart is known mostly for their 2 person version. Thanks for the suggestion.

But I won't be buying new, the idea of loosing half...
Forum: General 25th Apr 2016, 09:42
Replies: 6
Views: 650
Posted By wuyanxu
Is there a website where I can look up the car's...

Is there a website where I can look up the car's servicing requirements over its life time? eg. whether the car has timing chain or belt, and when it needs changing, when does the transmission oil...
Forum: General 23rd Apr 2016, 16:04
Replies: 6
Views: 650
Posted By wuyanxu
Which small, reliable, automatic 5 door car?

With our Fiat Panda's automated manual gearbox occasionally throw a hissy fit, we've decided to get rid of it before it gets expensive. :waah:

So my wife is looking for a small, automatic 5 door...
Forum: General 22nd Apr 2016, 08:19
Replies: 45
Views: 1,378
Posted By wuyanxu
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https://i1.wp.com/stream1.gifsoup.com/view3/20140212/4977436/dr-evil-rotating-chair-o.gif
Forum: Hardware 8th Apr 2016, 08:53
Replies: 11
Views: 593
Posted By wuyanxu
This ^ Initially, I looked at Nest, Tado,...

This ^

Initially, I looked at Nest, Tado, Hive, Honeywell, Heat genius and others.

I don't like the self learning features of Nest, I wanted something I can control to a fine degree.
Hive...
Forum: Hardware 6th Apr 2016, 20:50
Replies: 12
Views: 629
Posted By wuyanxu
Wow, that's great job! My G15 orange is...

Wow, that's great job!

My G15 orange is still perfectly working and looks like new. I wouldn't able to put a jigsaw to a perfectly working keyboard.

Having said that, I'd love if you had more...
Forum: General 29th Mar 2016, 13:34
Replies: 9
Views: 748
Posted By wuyanxu
Haha, great one. If I'm free, I'd always...

Haha, great one.

If I'm free, I'd always try to stay on scam calls for as long as possible. Wastes their time and saves other people from getting disturbed by scam phone calls.

I can't...
Forum: Hardware 22nd Mar 2016, 12:20
Replies: 23,381
Peripherals Mechanical Keyboards
Views: 1,665,952
Posted By wuyanxu
I can hear the spring sound on some of the keys...

I can hear the spring sound on some of the keys for my Quickfire TK MX brown switches, I just assumed it's normal. It's springs after all.
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