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Post here when you buy computer/tech stuff

Post by Dr. Zoidberg » Sun Mar 27, 2016 3:11 am

The what computer parts/laptops/tablets/phones/TVs etc. have you bought thread!

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Post by ian » Sun Mar 27, 2016 3:14 am

Bastard! this was my idea! :lol:
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Post by ian » Sun Mar 27, 2016 3:45 am

I'll get us started:

Gigabyte X58A-UD7 mobo
Intel core i7 920 cpu
24GB gskill 1600mhz RAM
in some sort of CASE with a custom water cooling loop.
Corsair h60 watercooler
6 2TB seagate barracudas
3 1.5TB seagate barracudas
2 1.5TB samsung drives.
2 1TB drives WD and hitachi.
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Post by Skynet » Sun Mar 27, 2016 10:13 am

I bought a VR headset the other week that you put your phone into. I've tested it out with a few things and it's pretty cool. It ended up costing me $24AU and seems go well with my Galaxy S5.

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Post by ian » Tue Mar 29, 2016 6:07 am

ian wrote:I'll get us started:

Gigabyte X58A-UD7 mobo
Intel core i7 920 cpu
24GB gskill 1600mhz RAM
in some sort of CASE with a custom water cooling loop.
Corsair h60 watercooler
6 2TB seagate barracudas
3 1.5TB seagate barracudas
2 1.5TB samsung drives.
2 1TB drives WD and hitachi.

Sold the Custom Loop, the corsair h60 and a couple of fans in the case (which is a fractal design) for $47 Probably gonna sell my old board for $150 then use that money to buy more tech!
If I should Die Hard Arcade before I Alan Wake.
PREY the Lords of Lore my Soul Calibur to Take
-Two Interactive.

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Post by ian » Tue Mar 29, 2016 2:03 pm

LG 27MU67 IPS 4K Freesync monitor $579
Samsung 950 pro M.2 256GB SSD $250
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PREY the Lords of Lore my Soul Calibur to Take
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Post by Dr. Zoidberg » Wed Mar 30, 2016 8:11 pm

Got a laptop for $165 inc. postage. 14 inch, i5-2430M, 4GB RAM, 300GB HDD, not too bad for the price.

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Post by Roofus » Fri Apr 01, 2016 3:37 pm

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Post by Hawq » Mon Apr 04, 2016 5:34 am

not a purchase but to replace some failed bits for the time being got these from my mate
GeForce 210 silent
430 watt psu

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Post by Hawq » Wed Apr 06, 2016 3:39 am

well that was short lived, either the gfx card went wrong or my monitors bust, good thing got a laptop to use till it gets sorted

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Post by Matisfaction » Sun Apr 10, 2016 8:23 pm

Yesterday I picked up a Nexus 7 (2013), really nice tablet, nice buy at £91.00
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Post by Hawq » Tue Apr 12, 2016 5:04 am

the bloody monitor cable was the problem? switched to another & all seems well so far, disregard previous anooyed lost

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Post by ian » Sun Apr 17, 2016 10:10 pm

Hawq wrote:the bloody monitor cable was the problem? switched to another & all seems well so far, disregard previous anooyed lost

Not a common problem... In fact, it's the kind of problem that would drive the technically inclined nuts!! Like a CASE causing a computer not to work.. You try everything else, and it turns out to be the case... WTF?!?!?!?
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Post by Dr. Zoidberg » Thu Apr 28, 2016 7:32 pm

Dell Optiplex 990 Tower Quad Core i5 2400 3.10GHz, 4GB Ram, 250GB HDD

My $200 PC > Ian's $50,000 PC!

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Post by ian » Thu Apr 28, 2016 7:54 pm

Dr. Zoidberg wrote:Dell Optiplex 990 Tower Quad Core i5 2400 3.10GHz, 4GB Ram, 250GB HDD

My $200 PC > Ian's $50,000 PC!
I wish I had a $50,000 PC :( it's only 5G (4.6 current used, parted out value) And yes, my PC is still worthless without its Games SSD :( WAY TO RUB IT IN... BASTARD!!!

Of course, if you'd like to donate $30 I can finish my PC and then be happy with it.. If not, I'll have to wait 2 weeks :olol:
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Post by Roofus » Fri Apr 29, 2016 3:02 pm

Asus N900 Dual band router.

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Post by Code-Red » Wed May 25, 2016 11:40 am

i7 4790k $220
ASUS Maximus VI GENE $130
2x 780TI $500

Putting together a build of used parts because shit costs too much these days.

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Post by Hawq » Thu May 26, 2016 5:05 am

5TB external drive, at about £120 it turned out a better deal than te 6TB ones I saw at nearly 200

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Post by ian » Thu May 26, 2016 12:39 pm

Code-Red wrote:i7 4790k $220
ASUS Maximus VI GENE $130
2x 780TI $500

Putting together a build of used parts because shit costs too much these days.
I blame Intel.. I could sell my 4790K for more now USED, than the brand new price.

If skylake CPU's weren't $100 - $200 more than last gen for a marginal performance gain. I might upgrade, End of the year I'm looking forward to see if AMD can finally do something right again, I REALLY hope so.

Also. I have bought a pioneer blu ray writer, and 3 DVD writers for $40

going to build a media PC
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