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  1. cheesy999

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    I've just noticed that on steam, 91% of GPU's are now DX10+, really puts into perspective how few PC gamers are using DX9 cards at the moment

    Steam also makes a good point about Apple's anti Adobe Flash thing they are doing, they may think it's a good idea, but if 97% of people have decided to install it on their PC's, wouldn't that same 97% want it on their phone?
     
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    Apple never really make sense unless you can afford to be so stupid...
     
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    Should i buy an asus Xonar dx pci-e card or not?

    At the moment i am using onboard sound connected to my Yamaha dsp a5 by digital optical cable.
     
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    Why not? I love my Xonar DS.
     
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    I think i might well buy one then, its even reasonable at £49.99 from pcworld.
     
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    If you set up the 'Dolby Digital Live' then you can have actual Surround sound through the optical output, as opposed to the normal 2 channel PCM a PC outputs through an optical port
     
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    tigger I'm the only one

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    i just found a dell xps with a e6600/1gb ram/2x250gb hdd on raid 0(im guessing not powered it yet)/7950gx2 and xfi sound card and a 4x18amp rail 750watt psu
     
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    I'm looking for a second hd 5770 or even a cheap hd 5750 for some crossfire action. Anyone seen any good deals anywhere on either?
     
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    How much was it?

    @Cheesy-Adobe Flash can go fuck itself but until most sites stop using it your better off with a powerful android phone to run flash. Same with Javascript, it can go fuck itself.
     
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    jackpot?
     
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    It was free, dumped outside someones house, the guy said take it when he saw me looking at it. It was a fecker to get home on my bike lol, it weighs 57lbs. Its a dell xps 710

    It boots up fine and has win xp pro on it.
     
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    Nice score tig :)
     
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    £55.88 for a new HD 5750 any good? I don't know what the shop is like but they get decent ratings in the reviews.

    http://www.airetechit.co.uk/e-shop/products.php?71255&livemode=1
     
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    Yep I may try that Tatty....won't expect to get it until new years or later though :) Thanks.
     
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    LMFAO!!!! some mother's do have em cheesy999!
     
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    Yeah

    the thing is it's hard to know whether he's just trolling or if he's actually that stupid :laugh:
     
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    well that's pic's not from my pc but the reason I haven't upgraded my main pc to 7 yet, is because having other PC's in my house running windows 7, I don't think the difference between the 2 is big enough to justify the price of windows 7.

    or simply put, I have better things to spend my money on then making my desktop look nice
     
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    And there was me thinking it was due for worldwide release in April! They finished filming it last summer.
     
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    Just 10 days now and i can start back at the gym, lol.

    Not going to start during all this drinking :p
     
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    THIS

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    Finally arrived through the post from Bit-tech.

    Its a nice bag - Retails for about $65 in the U.S according to Orgio - the brand that makes the bags.

    you can buy the bag for around £32 here in the UK.

    not bad for answering a really simple question. Pitty I had to chase them up and hassle them to get it sent out. The winners were announced on the 29th Nov and ive just recieved the bag today after a bit of poking and prodding around their forums and staff email page - And no, I didnt spam their inbox's with messages. 1 message went to a guy on the forums, 3 posts in the forums - 1 being a dedicated thread on what was going on, and 1 email went to a member of the editorial staff who forwarded my details on to the guy who handles the podcast. so I was hardly up in their face about it. I just wanted to know what was going on after not hearing from them for more then 2 weeks.

    Or maybe I'm just an impatient bastard and I always want things NOW.


    ::EDIT::

    the bag itself actually has a Corsair Vengeance logo on it - will take a pic in a moment


    ::EDIT 2::

    [​IMG]
     
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    You went through a lot of trouble for something you could probably get in PC world for about £10 if you didn't care about the name/badge on the side of it
     
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    Correction.....I went through a lot of trouble to get something for FREE. lets see you get something of this caliber for free from PCworld without making a fuss - which means no accusing the staff of ripping you off or rape as thats 'a lot of trouble'


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    This is a GOOD QUALITY bag - similar to some of the messeger bags some cycle couriers around london use. What has PCworld got??? cheap shit like PCline and Belkin - Belkin can make quite decent bags actually. I got one of them too!
     

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