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And here i am with an AM2 motherboard :laugh:

You guys have parts that cost more then my rig :)
I have more parts than I can shake a stick at, my cupboards are full, really should get into the habit of selling stuff before I actually buy the replacements. :laugh:
 
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I have more parts than I can shake a stick at, my cupboards are full, really should get into the habit of selling stuff before I actually buy the replacements. :laugh:
no, you should become a collector, or make a Table out of the PCBs :laugh:
 
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I have more parts than I can shake a stick at, my cupboards are full, really should get into the habit of selling stuff before I actually buy the replacements. :laugh:
I'm looking for some Christmas time upgrades for me and a mate if you ever venture into the cupboard :laugh: I have a bits cupboard but it doesn't get entered much lately, mostly because I'll get lost or trapped under piles of broken mobo's... I am a victim of hoarding :(
 

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I'm looking for some Christmas time upgrades for me and a mate if you ever venture into the cupboard :laugh: I have a bits cupboard but it doesn't get entered much lately, mostly because I'll get lost or trapped under piles of broken mobo's... I am a victim of hoarding :(
Mainly DDR3 memory, hard drives, an occasionally working HD6950/6970, PSU's, Optical drives, fan controllers etc etc
 
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Tatty, make a thread...
 
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I love HDD's and PSU's lol looking for a quad core upgrade for a mate too (mobo + CPU, preferably DDR3) but I'll stick a thread up when he gives me the money. I shall be PM'ing you when I get some moneys Tatty :)
 
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I really want to get some spare HDDs going. I have 5 (+1 SSD Rack) slots in this FT02. One of the slots is a hotswap, so that stays empty. Otherwise it's:

SSD Rack: Corsair Nova II 60GB
HDD Slot 1: Hot-swap bay
HDD Slot 2: Western Digital Green 2TB

Then i want:

HDD Slot 3: 250/320GB HDD with Windows 8 Beta
HDD Slot 4: 250/320GB HDD with Linux Mint 12
HDD Slot 5: 500/750GB HDD for games
 
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I really want to get some spare HDDs going. I have 5 (+1 SSD Rack) slots in this FT02. One of the slots is a hotswap, so that stays empty. Otherwise it's:

SSD Rack: Corsair Nova II 60GB
HDD Slot 1: Hot-swap bay
HDD Slot 2: Western Digital Green 2TB

Then i want:

HDD Slot 3: 250/320GB HDD with Windows 8 Beta
HDD Slot 4: 250/320GB HDD with Linux Mint 12
HDD Slot 5: 500/750GB HDD for games
With current HDD prices why don't you go down the VM route instead?
 

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bleh, Just checked on whats going on with my RMA.

They are sending me back another F1 750GB:cry::cry::cry: I was soooooo hoping they would send me back an F3.

No worries anyway I now have that 750GB samsung and 1 WD 640GB to put in. :toast:


secondly....would anyone here pay £20 for a case fan? :laugh:
 
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With current HDD prices why don't you go down the VM route instead?
Naw, i'm not looking to actually buy any. Just my dream at the moment :p

Can't be arsed to be honest, maybe over Xmas hols when I have some time :eek:
So, so lazy. Send it all up to me, i might sell it for you ;)

bleh, Just checked on whats going on with my RMA.

They are sending me back another F1 750GB:cry::cry::cry: I was soooooo hoping they would send me back an F3.

No worries anyway I now have that 750GB samsung and 1 WD 640GB to put in. :toast:


secondly....would anyone here pay £20 for a case fan? :laugh:
No. Noone sane would.
 
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secondly....would anyone here pay £20 for a case fan? :laugh:
Not on a single fan. Although I just spent £55 on a few of those rather nice Enermax Batwing fans with the aluminium side:



The stock fans of this Fractal Design case are rather loud and ugly.:rolleyes:
 

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well I was thinking of replacing the 1850 GT's on my Antec 902 with some of the faster 3000rpm models - they are something like £20 per fan and thats not even including postage!!
 
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well I was thinking of replacing the 1850 GT's on my Antec 902 with some of the faster 3000rpm models - they are something like £20 per fan and thats not even including postage!!
I got one of the 4260 models, absolute beast. Bought it for fun and then never used it because it's so loud. :laugh:

If you want it PM me an offer.
 

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I got one of the 4260 models, absolute beast. Bought it for fun and then never used it because it's so loud. :laugh:

If you want it PM me an offer.
well I was looking to pair 2 of them together, but if i did that it might overload the fan controller im using
 

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My new surround sound system arrived today

and it's amazing!!!
 

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My new surround sound system arrived today

and it's amazing!!!
what did you get??? It better not be a Logitech Z5500.

Logitech Need to really update the tech used on that speaker set. the formulas been unchanged since they first launched.

I know they tried to make a successor, but they have all fallen behind the awesomeness of the Z5500.

They need to hire Onkyo or Yamaha to make their speakers for them. give the successor to the Z5500 some really nice clarity and soundstage


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After fighting with myself all night about what to upgrade. I have resigned myself to the fact that nothing else apart from adding more hard drives needs upgrading and any upgrading would need heaps more money. but more money would also be a waste of money - Switching my 6970s for 590s would be a total waste with this 23" monitor, So that would need to be upgraded to a 27-28" but sitting so close to the screen like that would be retarded
 
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what did you get??? It better not be a Logitech Z5500.

Logitech Need to really update the tech used on that speaker set. the formulas been unchanged since they first launched.

I know they tried to make a successor, but they have all fallen behind the awesomeness of the Z5500.

They need to hire Onkyo or Yamaha to make their speakers for them. give the successor to the Z5500 some really nice clarity and soundstage


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it's an onkyo tx-nr509

so no, it's not really a Logitech set up is it :laugh:
 

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z5500 are still expensive. I followed your purchase thread Cheesy, good choice, the satellite speakers that come should be good enough for your needs right now but its good to know later on you can just swap them out. How did the tv work out? Does it passthrough sound for freeview?

Logitech are just desktop speakers, the x540s i have are good enough for games and that, for the price obviously. Z906 are the highest end logitech speakers right now i think.
 
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z5500 are still expensive. I followed your purchase thread Cheesy, good choice, the satellite speakers that come should be good enough for your needs right now but its good to know later on you can just swap them out. How did the tv work out? Does it passthrough sound for freeview?

Logitech are just desktop speakers, the x540s i have are good enough for games and that, for the price obviously. Z906 are the highest end logitech speakers right now i think.
I never got round to setting up the TV.to return sound , I don't have the cables I need at the moment, I just connected it to the ps3 and watched a few blu-rays and listened to a few CD's
 
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Z906 are the highest end logitech speakers right now i think.
I was gonna say the Z5500's are still top of the range. but after checking on the Logitech website, It would seem they have been discontinued infavour of the Z906's.

many reviews class the Z906's to be a step backwards rather then a step forward and a worthy successor to the Z5500.

long story short - they could have really improved on the Z5500s - Add a tweeter, add a HDMI input & a better decoder for the new hi-res (DTS-HD and DolbyTrueHD) formats

but they didnt, all they really did was cut some of the bling and trim some of the fat off the Z5500's, repackaged it and called it the Z906.

Notable changes are smaller/lighter sub and no LED display for the control pod.

IMO the control pod was one of the reasons that made the Z5500 that bit much more amazing
 
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