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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

    19.0%
  3. Would be better with a half decent government

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  4. No it's crap!

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  1. NdMk2o1o

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    No, the 2nd chip is happy at 4.6ghz 1.36vcore
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    Not getting anything in like that at all at the mo. I'm going to be selling a couple of bits from my net rig at some point tho.

    C2D E2160 (or E2180, cant remember)
    2x1GB OCZ Platinum (I think lol)

    Aah phew, that's better than what i was imagining :laugh: Is it the only CPU that has died on you?
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    Yes, thankfully it unselfishly took all of the pain and sacrificed itself so that the other parts could live on, I got a new board too though it ended up not being that so sold my old one on the bay and kept the new board and CPU :toast:
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    well what are you managing to pick up while on your travels? :laugh:
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    Not bad at all then (except for the down-time) good to hear it all worked out for you :)

    Loads of broken phones! I've been keping them for the screens (my excuse for hoarding broken things) Other than that Berlingos and LDV Iveco's. Nothing you'd be interested in :laugh:
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    well, If you manage to get to something before they see you coming and trash it. send me a pm :toast:
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    Lol yeah but still said price hike up just didn't say how much and even external drive prices gone up.
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    Looks like it's time for me to start selling my HDD's...

    Wonder how much i could get extort for my 1TB WDC Black
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    i thought SSD prices would go up as well since they would have less competition from HDD but they seem to be continuing their downward trend
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    Dont ask me where but i saw an SSD for £1 - 1gb ratio, it was 60gb. Now that is close to a price i would pay for a boot drive.

    Going to ask if the dude still has that cpu i was offered, i think they relisted it tho :(
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    64GB for £69 but this is a high end drive --> http://www.hotukdeals.com/deals/crucial-64gb-m4-ssd-2-5-sata-iii-69-99-128gb-135-88-ebuyer-1050944

    96GB for £95 here --> Kingston 96GB V+100 2.5" SATA-II SSD - Read.. | Eb...

    120GB for £115 on scan's today only page

    EDIT:Just noticed sky have upgraded my broadband without telling me, now i have 6Mb with 28ms ping time
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    those HDD prices make SSDs look value for money :roll:

    thats how retarded these prices are. Samsung F3 for £212??? bitch plz! :laugh:

    £212 for a slow ass 1Tb HDD that doesnt use half the bandwidth available on Sata II (or sata III)

    128Gb Crucial M4 = £145
    180Gb Corsair Force3 SSD = £198
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    still cheaper then a 1TB SSD for those who who need the storage though
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    You dont need to load all your programs onto an SSD though! Using it as boot with 1 or 2 games on it is more then fine.
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    but the point was even though hard drive prices are now incredibly high they still look better then SSD in a lot of scenarios
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    If you already got a hard drive and were planning to buy another one at this juncture. even paying £130 for a 90Gb SSD is a better idea - Migrate all the boot files over and that saves the hard drive at least 40-50Gb. (40-50Gb is based on W7 ultimate with all current updates with a few regular programs like Office, Roxio/Nero, Paintshop/Photoshop and maybe 1 or 2 more)
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    I never got an answer back about the cpu, guy resold it on ebay. lol kinda muffed
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    Coming from a guy who owns a Jaguar XF and about 3 or 4 different properties.... Yeah!!! aint bad at all Mr Moneybags.

    If they aint so bad why dont you treat some fellow TPU UK members to a few of them? ;);):rolleyes:


    On a side note....

    Tried to put my old back up rig together again and i cant get it to boot in or out of the case. I suspect the board as copped it as graphics card still works...

    Not worth buying replacement parts for an AGP rig so i guess i'll sell off whats left for beer money
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    ordered 5 of the Caviar greens (edited link) 10 minutes ago :p
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    Prices are terrible compared to less then a month ago when you could of had a Samsung F3 1Tb for £40.
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    ...but you dont drink beer?

    Ridiculous how bad the prices have become but i have a suspicion the prices will take ages to come down next year because hard drive prices where so cheap before the flooding.
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    Just because I call it beer money doesnt mean i cant spend it on whisky :toast:
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    indeed i nearly bought 2x western digi black 500gigs last month , wish i had now

    oh and can i join the club pls.:D

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