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Forum: Hardware Yesterday, 11:33
Replies: 31
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Posted By damien c
I will be going for the 8 core next year but only...

I will be going for the 8 core next year but only if the prices fall because if the cpu is anything from 800 to 1000 next year, then Intel can go and swivel.

I know competition drives price down...
Forum: Hardware 18th Aug 2014, 21:26
Replies: 31
Views: 620
Posted By damien c
Looking at the voltages that DDR4 runs at, a...

Looking at the voltages that DDR4 runs at, a heatspreader is not required but all the ram seems to have it and you are paying for it.

Cheapest I can find with a heat spreader is 180 for 16Gb...
Forum: General 18th Aug 2014, 15:26
Replies: 42
Views: 1,162
Posted By damien c
I am overweight but it's all on my stomach and...

I am overweight but it's all on my stomach and chest.

The issue I have is that I cannot do allot of exercise, because of injuries some of which are a chronic right wrist pain from a smashed wrist,...
Forum: Hardware 17th Aug 2014, 12:44
Replies: 2
Views: 174
Posted By damien c
I was looking at both those cases and decided...

I was looking at both those cases and decided against both of them, because I didn't want another tall tower case.

In the end I settled on a Corsair Air 540 which can accomade, XL-ATX motherboards...
Forum: Hardware 17th Aug 2014, 09:50
Replies: 6
Views: 264
Posted By damien c
If the Patriot ram has a dodgy stick send it back...

If the Patriot ram has a dodgy stick send it back and get a replacement.

If the Corsair stuff worked fine in another board, but then won't work in the Asus board then I would say it's probably the...
Forum: Hardware 16th Aug 2014, 16:08
Replies: 6
Views: 264
Posted By damien c
Take the cpu out of the socket and check for any...

Take the cpu out of the socket and check for any bent pins because if there are any bent pins that could cause the board to not post.

Also check how much thermal paste is on the cpu, because my...
Forum: Hardware 15th Aug 2014, 14:16
Replies: 10
Views: 326
Posted By damien c
I was tempted with a surround setup not that long...

I was tempted with a surround setup not that long ago but I decided against it because of the bezels on the monitors.

If I ever need more space than I currently have on my monitor now, I will add...
Forum: Article Discussion 14th Aug 2014, 10:25
Replies: 11
Views: 297
Posted By damien c
So this is a easy way to make some money, pull...

So this is a easy way to make some money, pull both the TitanZ's out of the system and sell them on Ebay then replace them with 2 Titan Black's or 3 GTX780Ti's and have money to spare.
Forum: MSI UK 14th Aug 2014, 08:40
Replies: 2
Views: 430
Posted By damien c
Are you going to do a Black & White X99 board?

Are you going to do a Black & White X99 board?
Forum: Gaming 13th Aug 2014, 09:12
Replies: 8
Views: 372
Posted By damien c
No more games from Square Enix for me then. ...

No more games from Square Enix for me then.

This still won't sell any more Xbox Ones for Microsoft, I only have mine for the Halo games and because the people at work I play games with, only game...
Forum: Hardware 11th Aug 2014, 14:37
Replies: 96
Views: 2,186
Posted By damien c
I was thinking about one of these, but as I now...

I was thinking about one of these, but as I now have a I7 950 sat on my desk waiting to be tested, I think I will hold off on one of these and will get a board for the 950.

If the 950 is dodgy...
Forum: Article Discussion 11th Aug 2014, 14:34
Replies: 12
Views: 386
Posted By damien c
Will look at the prices tonight to see if Steam...

Will look at the prices tonight to see if Steam are actually doing the 50% off or not, but looking on the store at work the games are £16.99 each so £8.50 for each if you have the 50% is not to bad...
Forum: Tech Support 7th Aug 2014, 11:50
Replies: 15
Views: 1,460
Posted By damien c
What happens with benchmarks such as Unigine or...

What happens with benchmarks such as Unigine or 3DMark?
Forum: Hardware 6th Aug 2014, 11:29
Replies: 8
Views: 511
Posted By damien c
PS/2 is also targeted at the LN2 overclockers as...

PS/2 is also targeted at the LN2 overclockers as apparently sometimes there can be issues with the bios of boards not, accepting input from a USB keyboard at really temps.
Forum: Hardware 5th Aug 2014, 17:17
Replies: 8
Views: 520
Posted By damien c
They would be total overkill for home use and at...

They would be total overkill for home use and at 1500 a piece brand new I would sell them and look at having a rebuild of your current pc if needed, and then a really good weekend.

If you did...
Forum: Hardware 4th Aug 2014, 14:33
Replies: 28
Networks New ISP needed
Views: 1,339
Posted By damien c
His connection will be unlimited but it's the...

His connection will be unlimited but it's the speed that suffers meaning he cannot download as much as someone of a more stable and faster connection.

This is what annoyed me about people saying...
Forum: Software 4th Aug 2014, 09:28
Replies: 14
Views: 970
Posted By damien c
There is very little between Windows 8(.1) and...

There is very little between Windows 8(.1) and Windows 7 in terms of performance since they both perform almost identically to each other.

For me I just prefer Windows 8.1 as it actually boots...
Forum: Hardware 4th Aug 2014, 08:34
Replies: 4
Views: 360
Posted By damien c
Was thinking the same, but with 4K screens now...

Was thinking the same, but with 4K screens now being almost reasonably priced at 400 to 500, I think Nvidia should focus on getting a single gpu that can power games at 4K with 60fps.
Forum: Software 3rd Aug 2014, 17:17
Replies: 14
Views: 970
Posted By damien c
I have been using 8.1 for a long time now and...

I have been using 8.1 for a long time now and cannot go back to Windows 7.

I don't use a Start Menu replacement tool since I just pin everything that I mainly use to the Taskbar or a desktop...
Forum: MSI UK 3rd Aug 2014, 13:34
Replies: 1
Views: 1,088
Posted By damien c
Well I don't know what has happened but I...

Well I don't know what has happened but I reconnected it this morning, and everything is working :confused:



Tried it at first with a LGA 1366 stock cooler without the fan just held on to the...
Forum: MSI UK 3rd Aug 2014, 07:53
Replies: 1
Views: 1,088
Posted By damien c
Faulty MSI X79A-GD45??

Is there any way I can fix the Dr Mos Overheat LED that stop's the motherboard posting?

The board is a MSI X79A-GD45 Plus, tried multiple different things including no GPU's, single 780Ti, GT630,...
Forum: Hardware 1st Aug 2014, 07:39
Replies: 4
CPU Haswell E
Views: 348
Posted By damien c
Waiting for the reviews and oc capability before...

Waiting for the reviews and oc capability before I really consider upgrading from my 3930k but I am seriously thinking about the 8 core cpu.

DDR4 prices are really cheap compared to what I was...
Forum: Article Discussion 30th Jul 2014, 15:54
Replies: 5
Views: 334
Posted By damien c
That's why I don't use the Xbox Store for...

That's why I don't use the Xbox Store for anything if I can avoid it, since they are stupidly priced same with Steam and Origin.
Forum: Gaming 30th Jul 2014, 09:53
Replies: 7
Views: 810
Posted By damien c
Decided to give this another go last week, and...

Decided to give this another go last week, and found that I had forgot my login details so had to start again which I was not happy about.

Then I went to login to a website related to this game...
Forum: Asus UK 28th Jul 2014, 10:46
Replies: 7
Views: 5,695
Posted By damien c
What's the UP4 like as I am considering that or...

What's the UP4 like as I am considering that or the MSI X79-GD45 to put me on till Haswell-E is released.

I have heard the heatsink can cause issues in cases when using the H100i with either a...
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