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Forum: Gaming 22nd Feb 2015, 19:27
Replies: 12
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Posted By adam_bagpuss
im in the same position im looking for a...

im in the same position

im looking for a new monitor and cant decide whether to go IPS or 120/144hz TN
Forum: Hardware 21st Feb 2015, 19:29
Replies: 32
Views: 793
Posted By adam_bagpuss
what type of games do you play 23RO-UK ? ...

what type of games do you play 23RO-UK ?

bit-tech didn't pick up any issues but when i read online lots of people have issues.

I guess i mainly play strategy games, APRG's or traditional RPG's...
Forum: Hardware 20th Feb 2015, 16:36
Replies: 32
Views: 793
Posted By adam_bagpuss
toooo muchhhhhh choice !!!!! reading the...

toooo muchhhhhh choice !!!!!

reading the bit-tech round up seems like 120Hz TN monitor might be a good choice ?

My PC is almost used entirely for gaming so is it worth getting an IPS panel ?...
Forum: Hardware 19th Feb 2015, 21:45
Replies: 32
Views: 793
Posted By adam_bagpuss
Everything ive read online points to issues and...

Everything ive read online points to issues and fixes which cant frankly if im forking out 400 pounds shouldnt have to put up with that

Looks like as cool as 21:9 sounds I may stick with 16:9 and...
Forum: Hardware 19th Feb 2015, 14:05
Replies: 32
Views: 793
Posted By adam_bagpuss
yeah but then whats the point of 21:9 ? put...

yeah but then whats the point of 21:9 ?

put it this way if i buy a 27" 2560x1440 all games will work with this aspect ratio if i opt of the 21:9 some will some wont.
Forum: Hardware 18th Feb 2015, 18:57
Replies: 32
Views: 793
Posted By adam_bagpuss
im really tempted to get the 21:9 dell but the...

im really tempted to get the 21:9 dell but the lack of game support is making me think twice.

Also if 21:9 stays very very niche then even future games wont bother sorting their HUDs or FoV for...
Forum: Hardware 18th Feb 2015, 14:06
Replies: 32
Views: 793
Posted By adam_bagpuss
ooooooo nice what type of panels are the...

ooooooo nice

what type of panels are the curved screens ?

how much did it set you back ?
Forum: Hardware 18th Feb 2015, 13:14
Replies: 32
Views: 793
Posted By adam_bagpuss
so after a day or so using my old 32" TV as my...

so after a day or so using my old 32" TV as my monitor - i think i prefer a larger screen :)

27"-30" i think should do it and a bump to either 2560x1080 or 2560x1440.

had a glance at the BenQ...
Forum: Hardware 17th Feb 2015, 14:02
Replies: 32
Views: 793
Posted By adam_bagpuss
im not focussed on dell i just know that they...

im not focussed on dell i just know that they come highly recommended. Certainly dont mind other brands as along as the qaulity is there.

Freesync could be interesting i guess but id want it on...
Forum: Hardware 17th Feb 2015, 10:35
Replies: 32
Views: 793
Posted By adam_bagpuss
opps yeah my main use for the PC is gaming...

opps yeah

my main use for the PC is gaming - all game varieties plus normal web browsing etc - NO films etc

Id say id be between 50-80cm away from the monitor as the room is fairly small and...
Forum: Hardware 17th Feb 2015, 09:54
Replies: 32
Views: 793
Posted By adam_bagpuss
24-30" monitor recommendation

Hi guys,

Im after a new monitor now as i have recently moved house and dual monitors isn't feasible any more.(excuse to upgrade)

I have 2x 21" 1920x1080 TN screens (nothing amazing is it !)
...
Forum: Hardware 13th Feb 2015, 08:58
Replies: 8
Views: 299
Posted By adam_bagpuss
what about homeplugs with wireless ? ive...

what about homeplugs with wireless ?

ive never been a fan of wireless repeaters
Forum: General 11th Feb 2015, 11:46
Replies: 12,604
Views: 2,674,938
Posted By adam_bagpuss
looks fake - why would the kid bring the bow with...

looks fake - why would the kid bring the bow with him ?
Forum: Hardware 10th Feb 2015, 21:21
Replies: 41
Views: 1,313
Posted By adam_bagpuss
i would suggest a small layer 2 encrypter such as...

i would suggest a small layer 2 encrypter such as Safenet but that will be massive overkill i would think

http://www.safenet-inc.com/data-encryption/network-encryption/ethernet-encryption/

id...
Forum: Tech Support 29th Jan 2015, 10:02
Replies: 24
Open Source DVD rip - Handbrake
Views: 1,356
Posted By adam_bagpuss
Have you checked if your DVD player supports MP4...

Have you checked if your DVD player supports MP4 Xir ? More modern ones do so why would need to switch back to .vob

Cant say ive ever had the need to switch back from mkv or another other format....
Forum: Tech Support 27th Jan 2015, 19:56
Replies: 24
Open Source DVD rip - Handbrake
Views: 1,356
Posted By adam_bagpuss
handbrake settings ive researched and played...

handbrake settings ive researched and played around with testing:

constant quality vs avg bitrate = short story use CQ if you value quality over file size. Use avg bit-rate if specifics file sizes...
Forum: Article Discussion 22nd Jan 2015, 20:24
Replies: 6
Views: 258
Posted By adam_bagpuss
Vanity items are ok but not at the expense of...

Vanity items are ok but not at the expense of making all other equipment look generic.

XP boosts etc are indirectly pay to win. MMOs these days are all about how quick you can get to 50/75/100...
Forum: Article Discussion 22nd Jan 2015, 14:34
Replies: 6
Views: 258
Posted By adam_bagpuss
and along with almost every MMO trying to launch...

and along with almost every MMO trying to launch itself over the last several years its gone "pay to win".

I prefer the subs option but the type of people that play MMO's these days have no...
Forum: Tech Support 21st Jan 2015, 13:35
Replies: 24
Open Source DVD rip - Handbrake
Views: 1,356
Posted By adam_bagpuss
DVDfab was my decoder of choice for a long time...

DVDfab was my decoder of choice for a long time but it had a law suit file against it (2014) and now has removed the functionality for its free version.

I've switch to Make MKV and i think i...
Forum: Article Discussion 19th Jan 2015, 14:18
Replies: 24
Views: 649
Posted By adam_bagpuss
even if they ban encryption the bad guys will...

even if they ban encryption the bad guys will still use one that doesnt have a back door. The only people this would hurt is yet again the companies, entities and people on the street who are not...
Forum: Gaming 7th Jan 2015, 18:18
Replies: 9
Views: 482
Posted By adam_bagpuss
is it worth getting even though its in Alpha ? ...

is it worth getting even though its in Alpha ?

i was very tempted but the alpha status put me off commiting
Forum: Article Discussion 7th Jan 2015, 12:39
Replies: 3
Views: 258
Posted By adam_bagpuss
personally 8GB flash isnt getting you anything....

personally 8GB flash isnt getting you anything. windows takes up more space many games are 15GB +.

I would at least expect 16GB-32GB coupled with slower 5400rpm. i think 64GB would be pushing it...
Forum: Hardware 31st Dec 2014, 13:51
Replies: 0
Displays Samsung S27D590C
Views: 217
Posted By adam_bagpuss
Samsung S27D590C

quick question

anyone seen this Samsung S27D590C

not the highest res especially for a 27" but its curved so oooooooooooooooo want

my actual question though is it any good ?
...
Forum: Hardware 21st Nov 2014, 12:54
Replies: 25
HTPC Advice
Views: 1,043
Posted By adam_bagpuss
i never bothered as HTPC doesnt output a great...

i never bothered as HTPC doesnt output a great deal of heat so cables aren't going t impede airflow.

I just coiled them up and cable tied them
Forum: General 20th Nov 2014, 18:43
Replies: 27
Views: 3,506
Posted By adam_bagpuss
i can vouch for the ecoboost engines they are...

i can vouch for the ecoboost engines they are amazing. the fuel consumption is awesome and you have a decent amount of power to boot.

dad has the 1.6TDCi ecoboost on the focus estate.
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