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  1. Xaser04

    Just how quick is a 780m anyway?!

    This is a question that has bugged me for a while yet I have never been able to get conclusive proof; Just how fast is a GTX780m(880m) in relation to desktop cards? Various reviews and forum posts state the performance is anywhere from GTX670 levels (makes more sense) right the way down to the...
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    R9 290X meet Eyefinity, Eyefinity 290X

    Preface - I dun Derped! Hi all, This review has been a while coming and ultimately started with a completely different premise; initially the review was going to focus on how a 290X copes with Eyefinity when coupled with a budget processor, in this case a Athlon X4 (Richland) 760K. The...
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    HD7850 1GB meets Eyefinity - What will happen?!

    Hi all, Let me start this thread off my stating that the following benchmarks are a bit of fun. Whilst the performance shown reflects the performance experienced in all of the games tested, I am not suggesting anyone should use this as a purchashing decider. Back Story: (please skip if you...
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    GTX 780 in Surround... A Short (LOL) Review

    Hi all, What follows now is a rather brief and to the point review of a GTX780 in Surround... I lied it is a long waffling review of a GTX780 compared to a HD7970 OC in Portrait Surround / Eyefinity interspersed with poetry readings and... God damn it waffling already, this is going well...
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    GTX670 SLI Surround Review (vs GTX680 / HD7970)

    Hi all, I have wanted to write this review for some time. But with a certain piece of news that hit my wife and I very hard, our bathroom leaking into our hall and my main PC deciding to throw up "out of memory" errors constantly it had dropped down the list of priorities. Not to worry...
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    GTX680 vs HD7970 vs BF3 Multi Screen (GTX 680 Review)

    Hi all, Two main reasons have caused me go ahead an create this thread / review, they are: 1) My curiosity around the GTX680. Not one review I have read has compared it against a HD7970 in Portrait Eyefinity and slightly less than one have bothered to answer the questions I had about the...
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    HD7970 - My Review (BF3 Eyefinity vs HD7970)

    Hi all. After receiving my Powercolor HD7970 at 9:30 this morning I decided to work a half day and get some BF3 Eyefinity benchmarks done and write a "brief" review putting across my opinion on the card and how it compares to my "old" HD6970. First things first, we all know the...
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    I just bought a GTX465...

    Thats right, at the weekend I ordered a POV GTX465 1GB for £164.99 (including Mafia II for free). Madness I hear you cry? Not so. :) :D Not bad eh? A fully functional GTX470 for £165 brand new from overclockers. It turns out that (after doing alot of research) that the current...
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    [FS] [UK] Core i7 PC

    Hi all, Selling my Core i7 pc simply due to lack of use. I have a Core2 Duo @ 3ghz pc for everyday use so this isn't used. It would make an excellent base for a hugely powerful pc. Spec is as follows: Jeantech Phong case (doesn't look much but its small and has excellent cooling)...
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    New Toys

    Hi all, Well the delivery man dropped this lot off today so I am currently :D as I type this... Quick run down: Core i7 920 Gigabyte EX58-UD5 Powercolor HD4870X2* 6GB G.skill 1333mhz DDR3 memory 500GB Samsung Spinpoint F1 Corsair TX750w PSU DVD-RW Vista Home premium x64...
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    [FS] [UK] Novatech X80R Gaming Laptop

    Hi all, I have decided to give my gaming pc to my parents so instead I am selling my gaming laptop The Laptop is a Novatech branded X80R (Same as a Rock Extreme). Spec is as follows: Clevo M57RU chassis (same as used in the Rock extreme laptops) 17" WUXGA 1920 x 1200 TFT Screen...
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    PSU for Tri SLI Rig

    Hi all, I am currently in the process of speccing / building a Core i7, GTX260 in Tri SLI rig and I have got to the point where I need to choose my Power supply. To put it bluntly I am confused about which one to go for. Given that this pc will be folding / gaming pretty much 24/7 it...
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    OCUK passing on VAT rate drop now

    Hi all, Just a quick heads up for those of you in the UK. OCUK (overclockers) are already passing on the VAT rate cut announced today by the chancellor. It comes up as a discount in your basket. My rather expensive new build has seen a nice £35 drop in total order price. :)
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    [FS] [UK] Cheap Gaming PC

    Hi all, I am building a new Core i7 gaming pc so my current one has to go. Quick run down of spec: Antec NSK4480 case Jeantech Artic 600w Modular PSU Asus P5N-e SLI Nvidia 650i SLI motherboard Core 2 Duo E4300 running at 3ghz with Artic cooling Freezer 7 pro 2gb Elixir PC8500...
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    [FS] [UK] Thermaltake Armour LCS VE2000BWS

    Due to a lack of space I am selling my old Thermaltake Armour Case. This is the model with the built in water cooling setup based around a front mounted 240mm Radiator. Everything is included to get a basic cpu loop up and running and included in the sale is 1 unused bottle of coolant so its...
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    Boy thats a tight squeeze (GTX260)

    Hi all, After getting rid of my 8800GS I had the urge to play with something new so I bought myself a Leadtek GTX260 from OCUK yesterday. Of course I did this without double checking how long the card was. Now I knew it was long but seriously this thing is massive. To give you an idea...
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    [FS] [UK] Mid/High End Gaming PC, Ipod Touch & PSP SL

    High end / Mid range PC components Hi all, I have no heavily edited this thread as alot of the items have been sold. Still available are: (as per the following picture) Core 2 Duo E8400 - Full retail product. Unsure of stepping but did 3.6ghz on stock volts (this is as far as I...
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    A couple of quick questions regarding Crossfire

    Hi all, Later on this evening I will be setting up my new gaming pc (see specs on the left) and for the first time I will be trying Crossfire. Now I have never played with CF before so I have a couple of simple questions that I would like to put across: 1) When overclocking say using CCC...
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    New XFX 8800GS (Loving it!)

    Hi all. I have recently sold my 8800GTS 512mb as I don't game that much on me desktop anymore. However I wanted to get something still powerful enough to stand in for my laptop when its out of action (or the wife is using it). After quite a bit of looking I decided to get a XFX 8800GS...
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    [FS] [UK] BFG 8800GTS 512mb OC

    Hi all, As I now have a gaming laptop I am finding it hard to justify having a gaming desktop as well so for now at least I have decided to just simply sell my Graphics card. The card is the BFG OC model which comes with the clocks: 675/1674/1940 so its a bit quicker than the stock card...
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    [FS][UK] Custom watercooled PC

    Hi all, As I am thinking about getting a gaming laptop I have also decided to test the water and see if anyone would like to buy my main watercooled gaming pc as to be honest I would quite like to free up space in my house and also cut down on the amount of pcs I have (ie I don't need a...
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    [FS][UK] Samsung R40+ Laptop

    Hi all, Due to it being surplus to requirement (Getting a gaming laptop) I have decided to sell my Saumsung R40 plus laptop. Spec is as follows: - Core 2 Duo T5300 (1.73GHZ, 2mb Cache, 533mhz FSB) "Merom" - 2GB (2 x 1gb) DDR2 memory PC5300 (667mhz) - Radeon Xpress X1250 chipset...
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    Dell vostra 1500 laptop with 8600m GT

    Hi all, I am looking at buying a mid range gaming laptop for well gaming on the move (and in the office :D) and I have found the above Dell laptop for what I assume is a brilliant price. It is £563 inc VAT and shipping and includes: C2D T8300 (2.4ghz, 3mb cache) 3gb DDR2 Memory...
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    Completely random problem with 360 Elite

    I appear to have a completey random problem with xbox 360 elite. Basically my tv has two hdmi ports with the 360 plugged into port 1 (1) and my PS3 plugged into port 2 (2). Last night however I decided to have a quick blast on forza 2. I booted up the 360 and I had no sound, initially I...
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    Quick Question - Gainward Bliss 8800GT

    Hi all, Quick question really does the gainward bliss 512mb 8800GT have the same 3 phase voltage supply as the pallit cards? (I ask as they are all the same company group) Cheers Owen EDIT: Sorry its this one: http://www.gainward.com/product/product_detail.php?products_id=145
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