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  1. RCoon

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    Oh my, that is shiny. Checked fleabay, and the reasonably priced ones are collect only :( the others are rather expensive!
     
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    I feel like I've walked into an audiophile court case...
     
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    SB-Z is no where near Audiophile grade. the Xonar D2X is indeed an amazing card though and sounds pretty amazing for music/movies, you want the STX if you want audiophile grade :p
     
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    I simply have a set of JVC HA-RX700 cans plugged into the USB soundcard integrated in my keyboard. I'm in no way close to audiophile.
     
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    one soundcard not Audiophile enough.
     
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    They came in at 200 quid new but I have to say it packs some serious punch, has the usual on board dedicated ram etc and headphones have their own independent setup features that give you so many options............. and I have a box complete sat in my study cupboard!
     
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    So I'm doing a build for someone in the summer. I've come up with a parts list, but I'd like to hear people's thoughts. My 'client' as I shall call him is wanting a specific type of build (think beginning with 'H' and rhyming with 'Macintosh'), which does limit the options for parts a little bit. He is on a budget, and is wanting to do some semi-professional editing (he has software for a certain OS, which is why he is specific about his build), and some casual gaming. Here's the build so far:

    http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/p/3FDaQ

    I am aware that this build is without a dedicated graphics card, but as I said he's on a budget and says he'll buy a graphics card later when he has more money. I've also spied a low-price GT 640 that I can throw in if necessary.

    Thoughts?

    Layton
     
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    Looks ok to me, but you might wanna split that ram into 2x4GB so you can make use of dual channel.

    You dont need to, and even if you did it might not net you much performance but dual channel is dual channel.
     
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    My thinking was that if he does decide to go further in the editing field, he could easily just stick another 8GB stick for more performance. I would've done dual channel if it wasn't a Mini-ITX board.
     
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    I got me a Xonar D1 it's pretty fucking good after you fix the EQ
     
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    Are you implying you.might sell it sir?
     
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    Well I am not using it and am in the process of doing a major upgrade (x79, 4820K etc) and the x79 board I am looking at has Good quality on board sound, I am sure if you were interested we may be able to negotate a decent deal that suits the both of us. What was the Fleabay price range?
     
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    Anywhere between 60 (pickup only) and 200 :laugh:
     
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    Really? Seems a bit excessive at £200 even if it's brand new as they origionally came out about 4 years ago, I will drop you a PM for consideration.
     
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    I think Ed is voiced by a different person now :(
     
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    Sorry about not being overly talkative last night on TS, these days we've been getting pretty serious in Warframe, it's taken over my entire evenings these last two weeks. I haven't even watched the lastest Game of Thrones episode because of it!
     
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    dont worry about it. I managed to get warframe working, sat through the tutorial, got to the part where i had to choose which world to teleport to and thought 'meh' and went to join some TPU guys in BF4.
     
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    That's fair enough. Maybe when BF4 isn't broken in some way I might actually pay the ridiculous amount of money they're asking for it.

    EDIT: HAMAGERD MY HEADFOANZ ARRIVED. Gonna make sweet love to them when i gets home.
     
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    Yeah, its still £18 just for the base game (no expansion packs)

    Not a bad price however. I remember buying CoD4 for £20 back in the day so its not bad if you dont care for premium and all the other DLC.
     
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    I think I'd require premium in order to play with the TPU guys, and to not feel like I'm missing out on a Megalodon.

    Base game I can get for £15, added premium is £30. That is the most stupidest pricing I've ever seen in my life.
     
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    LOLOLOL!! My misssus bought me a desk for our new flat, put it up yesterday and it's Huge!! She Was all like 'babe it's too big, let's sell it and get a nice tall one'

    Not a rucking chance it's perfect for benching and everything!

    Pics when I'm sorted!
     
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    did she at least try to sound sexy when she said "Its too big...." ??
     
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    Guys guys guys. This headset sounds ballin'
    Screw the virtual 7.1 sound card, my D2X makes these headphones sound flawless compared to my Kave. Also everyone on teamspeak says I sound much clearer too. Pretty happy with it.
     

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