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    Iím in the process of getting my pc fixed in...

    Iím in the process of getting my pc fixed in light of BF 5 coming out. Probably Wonít be fixed in time for this gaming night but since I intend to be active again from late June
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    Labour only because I havenít done a build myself...

    Labour only because I havenít done a build myself just bolted on replacements.

    Nervous about doing it right etc etc.

    I guess I could look at YouTube vids etc and have a crack myself. Just...
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    Help on quote for upgrades

    hi y'all,

    mobo has carked it so doing a bit of an upgrade.

    received a quote for the below from the tech guy who i took my pc to for repair. , wanted to get your thoughts/recommendations and...
  4. HUZZAH! it's worked ladies and gents. typing this...

    HUZZAH! it's worked ladies and gents. typing this out from my dusted off rig sporting a spanking new 1060.

    not sure how long the rest of the stuff will last but it installed fine and easily, no...
  5. Also just feedback re Umart building pc's etc...

    Also just feedback re Umart building pc's etc which we discussed earlier in this thread. Whilst i'm not doing a full build right now, i'd emailed them asking the question and they clarified:

    1)...
  6. You guys are legends. I'll definitely be able to...

    You guys are legends. I'll definitely be able to check gpu fit on case you're right...derp!

    But yeah I would like to try to get more out of my existing gear if I'm able to...I'll definitely need...
  7. so hey i've been reading further into what GPU's...

    so hey i've been reading further into what GPU's may be compatible with my MOBO and it seems i may have been mistaken earlier thinking only up to 700series can work on my mobo...it seems people have...
  8. Thanks lads for the solid information - given me...

    Thanks lads for the solid information - given me lots to work with.

    however i think i'll pause my excited build considerations, gotta sit back and review what my budget could be for a build like...
  9. so to get the ball rolling - does this PCCG...

    so to get the ball rolling - does this PCCG bundle Zero shared above seem like a good deal ?
    https://www.pccasegear.com/products/38126/pccg-intel-prime-gaming-bundle

    i like the specs of the...
  10. yeah 2nd pc is a bit of a luxury but it'll give...

    yeah 2nd pc is a bit of a luxury but it'll give my wife and daughter a different pc to use instead of my gaming unit...

    (they always mess with my chair/mouse/keyboard and drives me nuts. )

    i...
  11. So I have an alternative question...say Go the...

    So I have an alternative question...say Go the full sha-bang and get the new build entirely...it sounds like the only thing I can salvage from my existing rig is my PSU and SSD really...
    I'll...
  12. I'm sure you're speaking English kamaji so I...

    I'm sure you're speaking English kamaji so I think I'll google most of what you just said!

    Those bundle things look pretty neat zero I didn't know one could get them like that...seems exactly what...
  13. Dang nabbit...was afraid y'all would say that......

    Dang nabbit...was afraid y'all would say that...

    the $300 was only on the premise that i could re-use my existing components and get by with a card.

    But looks like i need a new mobo/cpu/gpu...
  14. Thread: Absent

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    Huge congrats to you guys!

    Huge congrats to you guys!
  15. Back after hiatus...need new GPU..old gear tho - need help

    Hi Peeps,

    So haven't been around for the last few months due to work, travel and GPU shitting itself a while back and me throwing in the towel.

    I hear i'll get NBN in my area in the next month...
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    Merry Xmas peeps. Still not sure when I'll be...

    Merry Xmas peeps.

    Still not sure when I'll be back to online gaming but hopefully by Feb/march next yr
  17. Thread: Skyrim

    by Splinter
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    Skyrim

    Soooo.....given my PC has been out of action for a few weeks now. i was itching for some game time so i have been getting into the Xbox a bit. Decided i needed a new game so traded in some old ones...
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    Alright i've called it quits. GPU is dead. ...

    Alright i've called it quits. GPU is dead.

    Current situation is i have a 6y.o mobo, and a similar age CPU from when i originally built this PC.

    My PSU, memory and peripherals are good. but i...
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    Worth a shot will try tomorrow

    Worth a shot will try tomorrow
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    GPU on last legs - Code 43 error

    Lads,

    was keen to finally get some BF1 game time in for the 1st time a few nights ago but to my dismay my video card seems to have finally packed it in. It's a GTX 580 and it's had a good run so...
  21. Thread: BF1 Roll Call

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    Purchased, dloading hope to play next week...

    Purchased, dloading hope to play next week sometime
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    Sticky: yeah Jacks video seemed to echo what many on the...

    yeah Jacks video seemed to echo what many on the forums have been saying, so thought i'd post that one in particular
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    Sticky: Video title is more sinister than the content of...

    Video title is more sinister than the content of the video actually is!


    <a href="https://youtu.be/HCDhy0RxhCY" target="_blank">
    https://youtu.be/HCDhy0RxhCY
  24. Thread: bf1

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    my 2c - i suggest y'all don't give up just yet. ...

    my 2c - i suggest y'all don't give up just yet.

    there are lots of SOV lads who are picking it up (looking from the roll-call list) i intend to get it this weekend. my reasoning is primarily for...
  25. Thread: BF1 Roll Call

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    Status update to - Very Soon. Been looking...

    Status update to - Very Soon.

    Been looking into the game further and been liking what i see (seems to get more positive comments than negative)...and CSGO is dying for me so have decided to to...
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