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  1. Re: Home made external hard drive, require pre-use format?

    That'll do for me then :)

    Thanks!
  2. Home made external hard drive, require pre-use format?

    My laptop has kicked the bucket for the final time, and I wish to make use of some of the parts. I aim to get an external hard drive enclosure for the drive, so that I can use it for backup.

    My...
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    Re: GTA4 on PS3 Graphical Query

    HDMI cable to a Samsung 37" HDTV - running 1080p. This is also my pc monitor, and I dont have any issues from the TV, just curious as to these weird graphical shadow effects, and slow downs :)...
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    GTA4 on PS3 Graphical Query

    Had my PS3 for close to a year now - got it when GTA4 was released, along with GTA4. I am curious as to other peoples experiences graphics wise though. I am not 100% sure my system is working or...
  5. Re: AMD GAME! Experience and Initiative - thoughts?

    Sounds like a desperate attempt by AMD to get users to purchase systems with their parts to save the effort of converting to an alternate setup combination.

    It wont work. On the back of games at...
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    Re: gamespot gets rewarded?

    Dissapointed with much of the graphics in GTA4 (when looking in detail) but on the fly its pretty good. I have not really encountered any bugs that are not graphical, but sometimes any system has a...
  7. Re: Video games, violence,and psychological effects.

    Contrary to what a certain Ass-hat lawyer campaigns to prove, I dont think there is a real link.

    I have see myself being desensitized to violence in games over time - WHILST IN THE GAME. It has no...
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    Poll: Re: What Console(s) Do You Have?

    Had an Xbox for a couple of years with a small collection of my favourite games
    bought a PS3 yesterday (GTA4 bundle) got a free game with it (HMV £320 if anyone cares) - they didnt have burnout...
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    Re: stop playing the witcher

    My 2C - The Witcher is a great game. I played it through on my laptop with minimum settings and was more than happy with the game, and its performance - I wasnt even bothered that much by the...
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    Re: 3700xp processor... out of date?

    well - for the moment, I managed to knacker the HDMI-DVI connector and it costs £20 to replace... so I bought an XFX 8600gt for £61 (HDMI output off the bat, so i can plug cable straight in. It aint...
  11. Re: Upgrading ain't easy...but its necessary...build recommendations.

    not gonna be great advice since im just creeping back into the loop myself - but I would suggest:

    Keep the GFX. Unless you want to get DX10 - that card I believe will still perform well - the...
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    Re: 3700xp processor... out of date?

    Thats the hard part >.< I have no idea what I will budget. Its not that I dont have the funds available - its that I would be irrisponsible to splash too much.

    I do have a training course in a few...
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    3700xp processor... out of date?

    Hey folks.

    considering a system upgrade soon and Im not 100% sure what I want to do.

    My rig is in my sig (x1600xt instead of the 7900gt.)

    I am looking to get a rig that will comfortably run...
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    Re: 1080p VS 720P

    I recently bought a 37" 1080p tv.

    I run it at a resolution resembling 720p - the resolution on the 1080p is way to high for me to use my tv as a monitor. (at least in windows, in games the user...
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    Re: minor upgrades... but i have concerns :o

    Removed the ram from the order. I managed to find some info about other people having problems with no Posting with this exact combination so... screw it.

    And humm... is it worth paying an extra...
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    minor upgrades... but i have concerns :o

    Hey, running the setup in my sig (1600xt instead of the 7900gt though.)

    I just ordered a 3850Pro graphics card and a 1gb stick of ram as minor upgrades for it, but I just got hit with a...
  17. Thread: Gas prices

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    Re: Gas prices

    Thought I would chuck in my tuppence on fuel prices.

    In the last month here in the UK where I live fuel prices have gone from 102.9p / litre to 107.9p/litre. They are expected to rise to about...
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    Re: HDTV as a computer monitor.

    I suspect that unless i get an uber gfx card ill be running at 720p/1080i - or at a more standard resolution. Would love to see if the max 1080p will look good! I think it may just work for older...
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    Re: 8600GT any good?

    considering getting my mits on an 8600gt also. Used to have an xfx 7900gt 256mb but that card fried and all they could do was refund - so using a Sapphire X1600xt for the time being. Wanting to...
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    Re: HDTV as a computer monitor.

    Thanks for the response guys. :)

    I guess its gonna be a case of suck it and see - and be prepared to tweak. I dont have a whole lot of choice anyway :p

    For reference, if anyone has any direct...
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    HDTV as a computer monitor.

    Hey folks - got some questions maybe some of you experts out there can clarify :)

    Firstly, upon the death of my laptop last week, and the additional death of my mobile phone, I decided to get my...
  22. Re: Play Station 3 - Sony Customer Service Experience

    Inresponse to the "delivery time" - dont think this was mentioned - but ost companies state their day of receipt as the day they process the order. It was probably sat in a pile for 2 weeks until...
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    Re: Warranty Law query

    Thank you :D

    And I guess youre both right, I did not inform them immediately that the issue was not fixed.

    HOWEVER...

    I found the RMA report yesterday (or rather, my wife found it. Shes the...
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    Re: Warranty Law query

    Well, an update - they say they accepted Februarys RMA as a goodwill gesture but wont issue a new one for this "new problem"

    I guess thats that...

    I took one last swing. I mailed them back...
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    Re: The state of PC gaming

    Hmm, I wouldn’t say that Pc gaming is going down the tubes. The market is getting more distributed, and the games ARE getting aimed at consoles more often with PC ports being made, but there are a...
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