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Friday last week I made the switch back to Android after using iPhone I had both the 6 Plus and the 7 Plus.

I wanted to try android again and to be sure that I would receive updates and find a design I liked.
My first thought was Oppo K1 or Find X but then I opted for something more local.

The OnePlus 6T 128GB/8GB in Thunder Purple it looks awesome and OnePlus' original ebony cover:
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The battery life really surprised me, I can get 25 hours of battery time with 10 hours and 39 mins of screen on time o_O
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This amazed me here then any of my iPhone's I had only thing is WhatsApp on iOS only supports backup up iCloud and Apple won't allow iCloud on android so it was a bit worried but I got my text transferred and OnePlus switch handled the rest for me so right now I am still super happy with this phone.
 
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Final big purchase for now (hopefully), a 500GB Samsung 970 EVO to replace my old 525GB Crucial MX300.

Nice and toasty. Will be getting a heatsink for it eventually.
 
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The beginning of my new living room PC. Besides being a media player it will also be an emulator PC for the PS2 era and older.

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Just got it for the FreeSync built in works a treat with my out of date R9 200. 120FPS AT 1080P :toast:
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Just got it for the FreeSync built in works a treat with my out of date R9 200. 120FPS AT 1080P :toast:
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but it's a TV??? and they have input lag bigger than pc monitors...and how would you achieve 120fps in modern games with this old enough video card?
 
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Presonus 4.5 Studio Monitors. Not new, but new to me, so at least their broken in.IMG_2795.JPG
 
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That specific model has 18ms input lag, so it's not that big, do your research before bashing.


You should read posts better really.
still a TV only, but whatever...
And think it's not possible 120fps even in 1080p on most of the today game titles with this old card, only cs or similar which doesn't want a superpc to run them...
 
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Heatsink for my 970 EVO arrived. It was $14.



Temperature peaked at 44C while running CrystalDiskMark. Before the heatsink, the drive idled around that temp. Time will tell if it makes a difference..
 
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Heatsink for my 970 EVO arrived. It was $14.



Temperature peaked at 44C while running CrystalDiskMark. Before the heatsink, the drive idled around that temp. Time will tell if it makes a difference..
Simple and effective heatsink, not sure why they don't sell them with it for a few quid more but hey...
I bet the temps will stay cool even when really pushed, higher transfer rates, for longer :) Sounds like a Viagra commercial when I say it like that :laugh:
 
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Nice collection there @HUSKIE :) Do you use them for daily machines or crunchers? :) I'm trying hard not to consider buying a EVGA X79 Dark.. I know it's not the best board in the world but it'll go for the collection of EVGA boards I have.. I'm trying not to spend right now!! lol
 
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Benchmark Scores I've actually never benched it!! Too busy with WCG and FAH and not gaming!! :( :(
Sounds good :) Is your business based over in the UK? :)
 
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My wife is Filipina and I still don't know the language but still... Kamusta ka ? :p
 

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Benchmark Scores I've actually never benched it!! Too busy with WCG and FAH and not gaming!! :( :(
Bit further away from me as I'm down in the south west :) What does you're shop do back home? :)
 
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