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Forum: Performance & Maintenance 29 Aug 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 889
Posted By 205tim
Yeah, I think marsmimar is right. I run out of...

Yeah, I think marsmimar is right. I run out of ram from time to time if I have a few apps open while playing SWTOR. I have 4gb of memory, so I imagine 2gb of ram is what is limiting you here.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 26 Aug 2012
Replies: 1,939
Views: 313,540
Posted By 205tim
Yep, has given an old laptop a new lease on life.

Yep, has given an old laptop a new lease on life.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 26 Aug 2012
Replies: 1,939
Views: 313,540
Posted By 205tim
Can't believe I went this long without an SSD.

Can't believe I went this long without an SSD.
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 30 May 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 5,833
Posted By 205tim
Its getting almost cliche for this to be said,...

Its getting almost cliche for this to be said, but stick a SSD in it. It will feel so much faster. Also more ram will help too.
Forum: Graphic Cards 20 May 2012
Replies: 17
Views: 1,780
Posted By 205tim
A pic of the case, and where it is that you would...

A pic of the case, and where it is that you would cut would be great. Moding a case is not uncommon, I would say go for it, pending pics though.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 22 Apr 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 837
Posted By 205tim
Can definately get an aftermarket cooler for the...

Can definately get an aftermarket cooler for the card, would be replacing all the fans and the heatsink though. Should set you back about $50 or so. Have a look on whatever website you use for...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 19 Apr 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,571
Posted By 205tim
Three 7970's pfft... how about this guy, has 4...

Three 7970's pfft... how about this guy, has 4 680's in quad sli. (http://forums.overclockers.com.au/showthread.php?t=1023747)yes, I'm a little jealous....
Forum: Hardware & Devices 06 Apr 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 663
Posted By 205tim
From all accounts the new gen of processors will...

From all accounts the new gen of processors will be similar in performance to the current genn, just use less power. So no point in upgrading from the 2500K. The motherboard you have will be fine I...
Forum: Graphic Cards 06 Apr 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 3,836
Posted By 205tim
I'm surprised how many people are saying the 560....

I'm surprised how many people are saying the 560. For me it would definately be the 570, definately more card for the money, and will give you more longevity in what it will be able to run in the...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 01 Apr 2012
Replies: 16
Views: 1,479
Posted By 205tim
I'm surprised that no one has said it already,...

I'm surprised that no one has said it already, but if you are making a 'long lasting gmaing rig' (which is a paradox in it's self), I would be looking at a better graphics card, probably with the...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 20 Mar 2012
Replies: 1,889
Views: 133,476
Posted By 205tim
Fair enough then, temps is what counts.

Fair enough then, temps is what counts.
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 20 Mar 2012
Replies: 1,889
Views: 133,476
Posted By 205tim
By the sounds of it, you have put the fan on your...

By the sounds of it, you have put the fan on your 212 on the other side of the cooler, away from the ram? would you not be better then, although still not ideal to turn the fan around so it is...
Forum: Chillout Room 07 Mar 2012
Replies: 16
Views: 1,841
Posted By 205tim
When my laptop dies, I'm thinking I will be...

When my laptop dies, I'm thinking I will be adopting a desktop+tablet combination. I was a massive tablet sceptic until mum got a Galaxy Tab, which I have used a bit, me likey.
Forum: Chillout Room 25 Dec 2011
Replies: 1
Views: 691
Posted By 205tim
Yes, I was a little worried by the size of the...

Yes, I was a little worried by the size of the hail. I expected to get home from work and find my car covered with dimples from the nearly golf ball size hail, but all was ok. Merry Christmas!
Forum: Chillout Room 25 Dec 2011
Replies: 24
Views: 1,580
Posted By 205tim
And he has impecable taste, love the countach,...

And he has impecable taste, love the countach, best Lambo ever.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 17 Oct 2011
Replies: 8
Views: 102,010
Posted By 205tim
Just to follow this up, my new battery just...

Just to follow this up, my new battery just arrived, and the source of my problems was indeed the battery. Definately a better outcome than it might have been so I'm happy.

Thanks to all who...
Forum: Chillout Room 17 Oct 2011
Replies: 24
Views: 1,529
Posted By 205tim
Personally I can't see either working. The...

Personally I can't see either working.

The first one, because it indicates that the car manufacturer has not tuned the ecu properly to work with the sensors present in the car, which I very much...
Forum: Chillout Room 16 Oct 2011
Replies: 1,929
Views: 54,908
Posted By 205tim
Not since I removed it to fit the double capacity...

Not since I removed it to fit the double capacity radiator :)

Do you drive manual (stick)?
Forum: Hardware & Devices 14 Oct 2011
Replies: 9
Views: 886
Posted By 205tim
On this note, if that is your budget, you could...

On this note, if that is your budget, you could grab great desktop for gaming and so on, and a laptop aswell for when you need to take a computer some where with you.
Forum: Chillout Room 14 Oct 2011
Replies: 1
Views: 1,245
Posted By 205tim
All my essay's are put throught Turnitin, it...

All my essay's are put throught Turnitin, it never occured to me how limited it might be though. I wonder how many of our lecturers actually 'properly' check for plagurism though, in this day of...
Forum: Chillout Room 14 Oct 2011
Replies: 1,929
Views: 54,908
Posted By 205tim
No, only one. Have coffee machine?

No, only one.

Have coffee machine?
Forum: Hardware & Devices 12 Oct 2011
Replies: 8
Views: 102,010
Posted By 205tim
Thanks Badger, I will try to track down a...

Thanks Badger, I will try to track down a multimeter to borrow. In the mean time, I have ordered a battery, and will see what the outcome of this is before opening up the computer.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 11 Oct 2011
Replies: 8
Views: 18,032
Posted By 205tim
That looks like heaps (and heaps and heaps!) of...

That looks like heaps (and heaps and heaps!) of start up programs, in the startup tab of system configuration, I have only my antivirus, Microsoft Security Essentials.

I would hazard a guess at...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 11 Oct 2011
Replies: 8
Views: 102,010
Posted By 205tim
I shall order a replacement battery, as I...

I shall order a replacement battery, as I suspected I might need to, and let you know the outcome when it arrives. Thanks all.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 11 Oct 2011
Replies: 8
Views: 102,010
Posted By 205tim
Thanks Roban, I agree that buying a new battery...

Thanks Roban, I agree that buying a new battery is an expensive way of testing this, and also that two hours is not particularly long battery life. That is usually listening to music while using the...
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