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Forum: Hardware Yesterday, 16:26
Replies: 26
Views: 533
Posted By Plastic_Manc
I remember my E6400 fondly as it was in the first...

I remember my E6400 fondly as it was in the first pc I built myself. I had it on a Asus Rampage Formula and it did 3.2Ghz for ages, eventually having to drop down to 3Ghz.

Had that all the way up...
Forum: Asus UK 8th Dec 2015, 18:13
Replies: 5
Views: 614
Posted By Plastic_Manc
Thanks for your help Ryan, it isn't the end of...

Thanks for your help Ryan, it isn't the end of the world that DP isn't working as the difference from my old 20" 1680x1050 is phenominal. I will attempt to isolate the problem though.
Forum: Asus UK 8th Dec 2015, 11:45
Replies: 5
Views: 614
Posted By Plastic_Manc
Hi Ryan, No POST screen at all, fine under...

Hi Ryan,

No POST screen at all, fine under HDMI and DVI.
Yes!
No, I was previously running DVI so first time with Displayport. I can get one however.

Thanks,

Plastic
Forum: Asus UK 7th Dec 2015, 22:02
Replies: 5
Views: 614
Posted By Plastic_Manc
Asus Strix GTX 970/Asus PB298Q No Display Port Signal

Hi there,

As the title suggests, I have a Strix GTX 970 and over the weekend had a PB298Q delivered which is absolutely lovely. My problem however is that i can only get a signal to the monitor...
Forum: General 30th Nov 2015, 23:34
Replies: 28
Views: 1,349
Posted By Plastic_Manc
Try Meat Liqour for trays full of great wings and...

Try Meat Liqour for trays full of great wings and awesome hotdogs;

http://meatliquor.com/london/

Best wings in London to date have to be from The Big Easy (the Kings Road one, not Covent Garden...
Forum: Software 4th Oct 2015, 09:44
Replies: 887
Views: 80,145
Posted By Plastic_Manc
I'm having issues with windows 10 as after a...

I'm having issues with windows 10 as after a normal shutdown I got BCD issues and even trying to boot to the system USB, it will just hang at the blue windows logo. not sure what to do?
Forum: Hardware 29th Sep 2015, 10:24
Replies: 5
Build Advice PC for FM16, Sims 4
Views: 353
Posted By Plastic_Manc
I'd suggest trying to put 8GB of RAM in for FM16...

I'd suggest trying to put 8GB of RAM in for FM16 as the number of playable leagues is massively enhanced from the extra memory (you can run any number on 4GB but it will slow down loads).
Forum: Gaming 26th Aug 2015, 10:27
Replies: 598
Views: 47,657
Posted By Plastic_Manc
I've got a few games done and was looking for...

I've got a few games done and was looking for something to throw myself into. I picked up Mass Effect 3 the other day but as I'd got rid of all my saves, I'm starting at ME1 again, despite the combat...
Forum: General 16th Jul 2015, 21:25
Replies: 7
Other IT Sales?
Views: 481
Posted By Plastic_Manc
See, here's my problem as that means nothing to...

See, here's my problem as that means nothing to me. I've worked in media for over 12 years so have good depth in that field, but it does sound that I would be lacking in knowledge to enter this...
Forum: General 16th Jul 2015, 18:36
Replies: 7
Other IT Sales?
Views: 481
Posted By Plastic_Manc
See, here's my problem as that means nothing to...

See, here's my problem as that means nothing to me. I've worked in media for over 12 years so have good depth in that field, but it does sound that I would be lacking in knowledge to enter this...
Forum: General 15th Jul 2015, 23:47
Replies: 7
Other IT Sales?
Views: 481
Posted By Plastic_Manc
IT Sales?

Hey,

So I thought this might be a good place to get a little advice. So I currently work for a national newspaper (not one you'll like!) where I sell our media space to agencies through contracts...
Forum: General 29th Jun 2015, 09:37
Replies: 21
Views: 1,219
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: 598
Views: 47,657
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: 1,541
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: 575
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: 670
Views: 93,202
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: 1,898
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: 1,898
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: 215
Views: 10,623
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: 402
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: 660
Views: 186,172
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, 09:50
Replies: 182
Views: 4,127
Posted By Plastic_Manc
40mm

40mm
Forum: Hardware 16th Feb 2015, 23:58
Replies: 853
Views: 80,927
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, 10:44
Replies: 91
Views: 5,010
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, 10:35
Replies: 7
Views: 726
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.
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