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    Depending on how it is done will depend on if i...

    Depending on how it is done will depend on if i will be getting a refund or not! If i can still chose exactly when i need to connect for those updates it might work, but really anything more than a...
  2. My Gigabyte GV-N75TOC-2GB (a manufacturer OC'd...

    My Gigabyte GV-N75TOC-2GB (a manufacturer OC'd version of the GTX750 Ti) is very silent and keeps very cool. I put it in a super thin skinned M-itx build and still can't hear it (it did during a...
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    Sticky: I've recently got back into Minecraft via Life in...

    I've recently got back into Minecraft via Life in the Woods (that RPS clued me into - thanks!), but only because i finally found a mod that slows down the passing of the day and works. It's called...
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    Most of the games i still play today (over other...

    Most of the games i still play today (over other stuff):

    CK and CK2

    Massively Modded Morrowind

    Football Manager (i still like/use 2011+ fan updates)

    King of Dragon Pass
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    As a few others have said it nearly always has...

    As a few others have said it nearly always has been about the graphics, even back in the early days most games and devs were trying to compete with each other for your money, and 'better graphics'...
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    I've been very impressed with the entry level...

    I've been very impressed with the entry level (Asus) GTX 750 (for my missus previously onboard gpu, rubbish psu (350W) bundle work PC), and the (Gigabyte) GTX 750 Ti i got for my mini PC build. Not...
  7. It depends on your tastes i guess? I like to have...

    It depends on your tastes i guess? I like to have stuff to hand, rather than hidden or streamlined away that i can only get access to within nested menu's or keyboard shortcuts, so streamlined GUI's...
  8. I was firefox until the the new UI changes then i...

    I was firefox until the the new UI changes then i found Palemoon and that is pretty good so far. All the good stuff of firefox without the influence of Chrome. When i do use chrome i use the Dragon...
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    Me neither, but stuff like sex-pinball that was...

    Me neither, but stuff like sex-pinball that was around when i was a teenager, wasn't quite as in-depth as some of the stuff that Cara writes about in her excellent articles. And in relation to all...
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    A little update. I had not connected up the HDD...

    A little update. I had not connected up the HDD previously (just the SSD and Optical drive), or installed Windows. So in the process of doing that, and deciding to put the to be empty top HDD caddy...
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    Ah yeah, the 250D was on my shortlist, a great...

    Ah yeah, the 250D was on my shortlist, a great looking case. I think for the space i wanted to use this new PC in it was just a little too high, i think that was the reason it didn't end up as my...
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    I use this site for getting the latest state of...

    I use this site for getting the latest state of play for those decent free solutions:

    http://www.techsupportalert.com/best-free-anti-virus-software.htm

    I've used AVG and Avira from you list,...
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    Ah yes, i had tried to look around for info on...

    Ah yes, i had tried to look around for info on what effect that would have on the CPU's operational TDP, how much that 84W (in the case of the i5-4690) would drop, but i got lots of different info,...
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    It had been the top pick for a mid-range gaming...

    It had been the top pick for a mid-range gaming PC on tomshardware for ages:

    http://www.tomshardware.co.uk/gaming-cpu-review-overclock,review-32885-3.html

    And only just changed very recently...
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    EDIT: i should just add that by 'Economical...

    EDIT: i should just add that by 'Economical gaming mini-ITX build', the economical part is in relation to it's low power usage! At over £900 (approx) it was not a cheap build!
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    Adding a 2mm strip and metal washers(Pic 6): ...

    Adding a 2mm strip and metal washers(Pic 6):

    http://i128.photobucket.com/albums/p199/BlackBart06/PC%20build%20m-itx/CaseMod2mmPadMetalRings_zps8735be64.jpg

    This provides ‘filler’ for the gap...
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    Pic 2: ...

    Pic 2:

    http://i128.photobucket.com/albums/p199/BlackBart06/PC%20build%20m-itx/CaseModAddingPadding_zps8d4c51d2.jpg

    Here you can see where I have added bits of padded foam to the case around...
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    Economical gaming mini-ITX build

    Fashionably late to the m-ITX party

    So these have been a thing since the 2012’s and maybe a bit earlier and having a long-in-the-tooth main PC have decided to join this mini form factor club....
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    A golf game perhaps? I spent months chilling to...

    A golf game perhaps? I spent months chilling to PGA on the sega megadrive back in the day, and i'm sure you have some decent ones that are a bit more modern?
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    You also have this video guide to setting it all...

    You also have this video guide to setting it all up. I don't even own Mincraft, but i really like the sounds of that 'Hunger' version of the RPS featured mod, Life in the Woods, and it has put it...
  21. Thread: Windows 7 VS 8

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    Thanks very much :) i got to this link: ...

    Thanks very much :) i got to this link:
    ...
  22. Thread: Windows 7 VS 8

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    So i'm looking to do a new build and was wanting...

    So i'm looking to do a new build and was wanting to get a new OS, Windows 7 Pro, but where to buy that from? on the microsoft site they just seem to sell 8?

    Amazon has a pretty high rate of...
  23. No. Not that i'm an FPS fan even. But nothing...

    No. Not that i'm an FPS fan even. But nothing would make me want a new console now or in the future.

    Why? Well a large part has been my growing disconnect with AAA gaming over the last decade,...
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    You have a wide range of 'casual' games that...

    You have a wide range of 'casual' games that would fit the bill. Check out the thread about Hidden Object games (either at the bottom of this page or on page 2 by know) for some good links and...
  25. Thread: Windows 7 VS 8

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    I think i preferred W98se, mostly cause most of...

    I think i preferred W98se, mostly cause most of my all time favourite games were from that period, and not all would work well on XP (or later OS).
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