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Forum: Hardware 16th Feb 2015, 23:58
Replies: 835
Views: 73,598
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: 76
Views: 2,557
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: 265
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.
Forum: Hardware 19th Jan 2015, 10:23
Replies: 54
Views: 1,610
Posted By Plastic_Manc
http://static.trustedreviews.com/94/7e499a/f330/73...

http://static.trustedreviews.com/94/7e499a/f330/7350-oblique.jpg

My Asus Rampage Formula that I had in my rig until recently. It overclocked my E6400 steadily at 3.2Ghz for a good few years and...
Forum: Gaming 2nd Jan 2015, 16:14
Replies: 11
Windows Assetto Corsa
Views: 721
Posted By Plastic_Manc
My take on the game is that it's got a lot going...

My take on the game is that it's got a lot going for it but is probably going to take a year to get where many want it. It certainly lacks the polish and production in terms of setting you goals and...
Forum: Gaming 30th Dec 2014, 20:40
Replies: 11
Windows Assetto Corsa
Views: 721
Posted By Plastic_Manc
A strong mod community was appealing after a...

A strong mod community was appealing after a quick peek at some reviews so I've already picked up the Nordschleife and Donnington Park from the community. DK2 is going to have to wait as looking for...
Forum: Gaming 30th Dec 2014, 12:23
Replies: 11
Windows Assetto Corsa
Views: 721
Posted By Plastic_Manc
Assetto Corsa

I picked this up last week on Steam and was wondering if anyone has spent any time with it?

From my initial hours with it, it's a lovely looking game that is brutally hard at times. I haven't...
Forum: Gaming 27th Dec 2014, 03:13
Replies: 14
Views: 667
Posted By Plastic_Manc
Super Thanks, Took me a good while to get...

Super Thanks,

Took me a good while to get into it myself but the whole steampunk world has some brilliant touches.

Plastic
Forum: Gaming 26th Dec 2014, 11:54
Replies: 14
Views: 667
Posted By Plastic_Manc
I'm going to guess Dishonored.

I'm going to guess Dishonored.
Forum: Hardware 18th Dec 2014, 09:24
Replies: 269
Views: 16,541
Posted By Plastic_Manc
Very pleased so far, I went for the Asus Strix....

Very pleased so far, I went for the Asus Strix. Surprised how quiet it is compared to the 460. It was pushed pretty hard so the fan used to really pick up.
Forum: Hardware 17th Dec 2014, 13:02
Replies: 269
Views: 16,541
Posted By Plastic_Manc
Well I'm on a half day today so just about to...

Well I'm on a half day today so just about to head off and buy a 970. Should see quite a difference from my old 460. And with the wife on her Christmas Party, she'll never know I bought myself a...
Forum: Hardware 28th Oct 2014, 17:31
Replies: 7
Views: 482
Posted By Plastic_Manc
It's interesting to see that I'd get an...

It's interesting to see that I'd get an improvement at that price point. In terms of the GFX card struggling, agreed but the plan is to swap that out in the near future for a new card. Undertaking...
Forum: Hardware 28th Oct 2014, 11:59
Replies: 7
Views: 482
Posted By Plastic_Manc
Quality of Advancements

Hey,

Thank you kindly everyone that helped me with my updating, the parts are ordered and looking forward to the difference of a Haswell chip against my 775 E6400.

My next question is about...
Forum: Hardware 14th Oct 2014, 16:16
Replies: 3
Build Advice One/Two Giant Leaps
Views: 487
Posted By Plastic_Manc
One/Two Giant Leaps

Hey,

So after many years of faffing about with small upgrades it's time to retire the old dear's primary parts and put a new core of parts in place. My system is very old, but at the same time has...
Forum: Serious 16th Sep 2014, 16:17
Replies: 162
Views: 21,726
Posted By Plastic_Manc
Well I don't often post but this is very...

Well I don't often post but this is very upsetting. As a 33 year old with a wife and 2 young kids, I'm currently seeking help for mild depression and the main thing I took out of my last assessment...
Forum: Gaming 27th May 2014, 12:51
Replies: 38
Views: 1,976
Posted By Plastic_Manc
Def Jam: Fight for New York is absolute quality,...

Def Jam: Fight for New York is absolute quality, highly recommended.
Forum: Gaming 16th Oct 2012, 17:50
Replies: 86
Other Dishonored
Views: 7,184
Posted By Plastic_Manc
Don't get some of the flaming this has received...

Don't get some of the flaming this has received post release. Admittedly was really worried I'd bought a **** Bioshock after the intro mission but it gets so much better. Can't stop the killing as...
Forum: Article Discussion 8th Oct 2012, 15:49
Replies: 92
Views: 12,341
Posted By Plastic_Manc
Haven't bought a new game in ages but this really...

Haven't bought a new game in ages but this really does tick many boxes for me. I don't get people moaning about scores, they're always going to be subjective and I like the fact that this game has...
Forum: General 14th Aug 2012, 12:44
Replies: 290
Views: 19,221
Posted By Plastic_Manc
Please take this post as me being counted in....

Please take this post as me being counted in. Massive generosity from you again.
Forum: General 15th Jun 2012, 16:06
Replies: 108
Views: 12,834
Posted By Plastic_Manc
Saving for this; ...

Saving for this;

http://www.precisiontime.co.uk/images/omega/OmegaSpeedmasterDate-32105000.jpg
Forum: General 10th Jun 2012, 00:42
Replies: 63
Views: 8,366
Posted By Plastic_Manc
For everyday wear I have TM Lewins or Austin...

For everyday wear I have TM Lewins or Austin Reeds. 2 Button, never black (unless a pin-stripe) as you only wear a black suit for funerals and always wear a shirt that needs cufflinks. If fitted...
Forum: Hardware 9th May 2012, 18:21
Replies: 6
Views: 705
Posted By Plastic_Manc
Ta although kind of re-affirmed my plan to be...

Ta although kind of re-affirmed my plan to be honest. The Corsair CPU cooler also changes the results of that article a touch as it is based around an air based CPU cooler.
Forum: Hardware 9th May 2012, 17:26
Replies: 21
Views: 1,938
Posted By Plastic_Manc
Hmm, not great reading given I've got the 100mb...

Hmm, not great reading given I've got the 100mb being put in this weekend. Always had a great experience with Sky Unlimited averaging 9.5mb and only dropping out for 30 mins in 6 years so they have a...
Forum: Hardware 9th May 2012, 17:19
Replies: 6
Views: 705
Posted By Plastic_Manc
Was thinking 2 front, 2 roof and 2 on the H80...

Was thinking 2 front, 2 roof and 2 on the H80 given that it's a smaller case and will be tucked away somewhat in a corner.
Forum: Hardware 9th May 2012, 17:11
Replies: 6
Views: 705
Posted By Plastic_Manc
Yeah, there's W7 64bit Retail going to go on the...

Yeah, there's W7 64bit Retail going to go on the SSD. Just looking to minimise costs as much as possible but get something a bit nippier to take me forward, the cost of kids have killed my hobby in...
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