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09:52
Nov 27th 2012


Reidwene

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At the moment i am using an old laptop as my computer died.  

My other half is now buying me a new computer to replace the 5 year old one i had, as that is the kind of man he is.

Some of the specs are:

 CPU: AMD FX-8 8320 Piledriver 3.50GHz Eight Core CPU

 Graphics Card: AMD HD Radeon 7850 1GB GDDR5

 

Looking forward to it.

10:13
Nov 27th 2012


Tepic

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Ep 54: To Me, To You!

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I am pretty sure she broke it on purpose. wink

10:20
Nov 27th 2012


JayceStokes

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incomplete specs are incomplete…

 

RAM?

Power supply?

What sexy case is it in?

 

Bring forth your information, that we may revel in your new pc happiness (and be jealous obviously!)

10:32
Nov 27th 2012


Tepic

Essex

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I told her not to bother with that. My bad!

 

Full spec below.  Comes in at just under £600 built with Windown 8 64.  I'm not interested in assembling myself because I hate doing it!
 

Case: Xigmatek Asgard 2 Windowed Midi Tower – Black/Orange
Power Supply: OCZ CoreXtreme 500w PSU
CPU: AMD FX-8 8320 Piledriver 3.50GHz Eight Core CPU
Motherboard: Gigabyte 78LMT-USB3 AMD 760G (Socket AM3+) DDR3 Motherboard 
Cooler: Stock AMD CPU Cooler 
RAM: Geil Black Dragon 8GB (2x4GB) 1600MHz C11 DDR3 Dual Channel Kit 
Hard Drive: 500GB HDD
Graphics Card: AMD HD Radeon 7850 1GB GDDR5
Sound: Onboard 7.1 Audio 
Optical Drive: OcUK 22x DVD±RW SATA ReWriter – Black

15:09
Nov 27th 2012


JayceStokes

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Pretty sexy rig for a nice price! I'd probably switch the cooler for a heftier one and the HDD for an SSD but i'm that kind of loser lol. I'm interested to see how win8 behaves for you, as i'm not convinced about the OS yet. The metro side is a great touch OS, but i'm yet to play with it on a daily basis

18:21
Nov 27th 2012


Tepic

Essex

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My PC is a bit better.  I have a SSD in mine.  

I am interested in seeing how 8 works out as well.

19:44
Nov 27th 2012


Finallyhere

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Ep 95: Red for Dead

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Is onboard sound now as good as a soundcard? are there any advantages to paying an extra £20 for a dedicated souncard or is it wasted cash?

21:33
Nov 27th 2012


Tepic

Essex

Ep 54: To Me, To You!

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On board sound does the job well enough.  Dedicated sound would probably be better if you have the speaker setup to support it.

I haven't had compatibility issues with on board sound for years now.

10:26
Dec 6th 2012


Reidwene

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Yay, I have got my new pc and can go back on warcraft again.



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