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Sorry Fumarole, missed your post! Damage was £720 in the end. I added £50 for an expedited build & dispatch though. Impatience :)
Bread Car wins. Thanks for your understanding :)
Can you give me a chance to defend myself here?
I haven't forgotten about the initial request that my OP about the upgrade should have been made in the tech forum, but even after that observation...
I just wanted to take this opportunity to say thanks to everybody who got involved with, and answered my questions in my long-running 'Bloomin' Graphics Cards' thread.
It was a very difficult...
22-03-2012, 07:36 PM
You guys are awesome, thanks! I'm posting a thread about this shortly, since it's worthy of a mention.
19-03-2012, 02:07 AM
Thanks for the helpful info FF. The difference in cost between the 2400 and the 2500K is, astonishingly, £20. Considering all that you've told me, it seems I'd be foolish not to throw in the extra...
18-03-2012, 05:44 PM
I think then, all things considered, case size isn't really going to be a hugely important factor for me. Yes, smaller form PCs take up less room - but I suppose there are also compromises where...
16-03-2012, 02:30 PM
I think this thread has now veered off the OP's topic about Metacritic, somehow.
16-03-2012, 02:23 PM
I'm currently using this thing:
(iPhone included for scale!)
This is the CoolerMaster HAF case, standing at around 230 x 599 x 550 mm.
16-03-2012, 12:38 PM
Circumstances have found themselves slightly more favourable, and it's looking like a new machine is probably in the pipeline.
One question, would this machine be decent enough to last me,...
15-03-2012, 11:41 PM
Thanks for the helpful insights. I'm definitely not necessarily after the absolutely latest-and-greatest. And to be honest, not many games out now would even take advantage of the full brute force of...
15-03-2012, 10:48 PM
I'm glad there's some sensible discussions going on about this.
Although I think there's a limited market for this idea - given that Steam has such an enormous software library now, and the Steam...
15-03-2012, 10:40 PM
As I mentioned in my post - I was very concerned over buying a new GFX card because of the disaster I had last time I tried it.
In summary, a while ago I bought an nVidia GTX 580. This thing:...
15-03-2012, 01:01 PM
I'm thinking this as a starting point:
The specs seem pretty decent for the price. What do you guys think?
15-03-2012, 12:56 PM
Thanks for the update suggestions on this.
I wasn't aware that the 7850 wasn't out yet - It was something somebody suggested earlier on in this thread, which I suspect was down to my mention of...
14-03-2012, 03:29 PM
I was going to sidle with the Radeon HD7850 as a good middle ground between my current GTX 285 and the bleeding-edge, but I can't seem to find a retailer anywhere online that stocks it.
10-03-2012, 10:36 PM
Thanks, everyone who took the time to reply to my questions.
It might be worth reiterating my original point about the watercooling sporadically failing - I actually went into the BIOS and...
10-03-2012, 02:08 PM
Sorry, I'm not quite au fait with the structure of these forums yet. So many, and with so many different rules :)
My budget is probably looking around the £1300 maximum. No need for a display (or...
10-03-2012, 01:52 PM
Hey guys and gals,
Last year, I attempted to upgrade my PC by treating myself to a new GFX card - the nVidia GTX 850, and was horrified to realise that I couldn't fit it because it was too bloody...
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