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Discussion in 'techPowerUp! Club Forum' started by mullered07, Aug 13, 2008.

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Is the UK the most damn fine & dandy place to live?

  1. Yes without a doubt

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  2. Yes but only with a cup of Earl Grey

    14.3%
  3. Would be better with a half decent government

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  4. No it's crap!

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  1. FreedomEclipse

    FreedomEclipse ~Technological Technocrat~

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    Im getting these pre-BF3 shakes....Im gonna call up Tesco and ask them for a status update on my copy of BF3. I NEED TO KNOW ITS GONNA BE HERE ON THE 28TH (or earlier) otherwise im gonna cancel and get it via download or something....
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    Don't know if this is allowed; im not offering or selling anything just wanted to know if my appraisal was about right or off.

    Want to get rid of my; Phenom II X4 955BE and M4A79XTD EVO motherboard, i have 4 gigs of 1333mhz ram i ran at 7-7-7-21 i could chuck in for a little. I was thinking this could go towards a i5 2500k and z68/p67 motherboard.

    Im thinking £75 for cpu and £50 for mobo, maybe like i said throw in that extra ram for £15 or something seeing the prices of ram today (couldn't shift it before ram fell in price so i got stuck with it).
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    or you could keep the ram and overclock it to 1600Mhz
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    Fair answer but i have better ram in my specs that i want to keep. Anyway its 4x1gb sticks lmao! I dont know if it would oc to 1600mhz.
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    £75 for the CPU seems a little steep given that you can get it for lower then £90 if you look around - I suggest £60

    £40 for the mobo seems fair, and the ram is there to sweeten the deal
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    You can get a new x4 955BE from Aria for £82.50 but the motherboard i have no idea £50 seemed okay to me, £45 seems good. I think ill try and sell the cpu for as much as i can get, £75 was a bit hopeful compared to the price of a new one.

    Any idea on 1155 motherboard? Would spend about £100 give or take £20.
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    i got a shop near me who does Z67+2500k+4gb ram £300

    I am looking to upgrade to the same platform
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    There was an aria deal on a 2500k at £155 if i remember, that was only last week i think? Well i missed that but i got a feeling something else might come up soon.
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    I always count P&P as part of the price - after all, you need to pay for delivery to get it (unless its free delivery) It will be just under £90

    theres no point selling second hand goods for £20-25 off the retail price (its a trend with you. its not the first time i have observed this)

    If it was brand new or used for a few weeks for £20-25 off then thats fine. but you have had the parts for a while and £20-25 off full RRP is just too much for parts that youve had for so long.

    for £20-25 more id rather just for for the retail price. that way i get the full warranty with it. instead of whatevers left of it.


    I know you wana get back as much money as you can for it. but for second hand goods that are hardly brand new - £20-25 off Full RRP is nothing unless the guy is desperate to parts and real short on cash
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    Trend? I hadn't noticed.

    I'm wondering what the second hand selling rate of a Phenom II quad is now. Just had a search on gumtree and only one person was selling a x4 955 and they had to price it down from £70 to £60, most of the stuff ive seen has sold for about £60-70.

    My first guess was just a wild guess, i hadn't looked to compare prices yet.
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    Bump!!! I'm back....
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    HUSKIE! Been a few months hasn't it? I thought you where gone, foreveeeeer.
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    Last time you were selling a hard drive £10 cheaper off RRP - it was either you or someone else on this forum. if that wasnt you then im sorry.


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    Mr Anderson...... We've missed you
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    lol its cool, must have been some other tpu user; i havnt sold anything since 2009 on tpu. Usually if im selling on ebay or similar, i would sell for the going selling rate whatever that happens to be. Who would sell a hard drive for £10er less than brand new? hahaha was anyone actually interested?
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    no - cuz i got there early and pointed it out to them a new one costs £10 more
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    My son is already here in uk last july. Don't have much time to visit in our forum.
    Spending my time with him.
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    guys, can a Faulty Storage HDD cause an unstable system??
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    Finally finished my Aile Strike, and stickers are not even up yet =.=

    Pictures tonight ;)
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    YES, failing HDD's can always cause BSODs


    Its always a better idea to attach the sticker on to the peice of the model first before attaching the peice to the rest of the model.

    that way you dont have difficult angles to work around or press down to hard when it comes to putting the stickers on the completed model and risk breaking something
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    Only the stickers "outside" or those I don't plan to stick are not on, eg stickers on shield (which I plan to stick), on body (not), and on backpack (going to stick). I have damaged the left shoulder a bit, now the shoulder armour is a bit lose. Otherwise, the model is largely fine (if a bit undecorated).
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    speaking of decorating....Im probably gonna spray paint my Gundam Destiny Xtreme Blast Mode black to go with the red holographic wings. that would just look pwnage
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    Hey guys, looking for a little advice. I have a Samsung F4 sat here that amongst other bits of kit (2133mhz Ram, GTX 560Ti blah blah) I might actually get around to installing tomorrow.

    I have not swapped out drives for ages, I want to do a straight swap, the F4 for my now ageing boot drive, is there any way (software?) that I can copy..... clone, whatever you like to call it the current boot drive and all its contents including windows and desktop shortcuts etc staraight onto the new drive, then simply remove the old drive so it will boot up straight into windows?

    Obviously I want to avoid a fresh windows install and re-install of other software that resided on the old boot drive, I keep my main proggies on another drive so hopefully with no drive letter changes once the new is in and the old is out everything might work.

    Hope that all makes sense!
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    I use Acronis
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