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Comment reply on DoHbOyBlAzEd's Completed Build: So it was cold out...

  • 48 months ago
  • 2 points

-35!!! that is mental. It was about -19 here (Bavaria) one winter and that was horrendous. Nice little build - very tidy.

Comment reply on SaltyJayhawk's Completed Build: Glowing One

  • 48 months ago
  • 1 point

I would be - but I'm in Munich and think the postage might cost more than me buying one here - but thanks anyway.

Comment reply on SaltyJayhawk's Completed Build: Glowing One

  • 48 months ago
  • 2 points

I love this case - seriously thinking of slinging my Colossus Mini and replacing it with that. Any problems with it?

Comment reply on Lowkeynb's Completed Build: Unexpected Build

  • 48 months ago
  • 2 points

The turquoise (of your deck furniture) in the first photograph is inspired. Beautiful build and wonderfully arty photography.

Comment reply on Baalinooo's Completed Build: Red 2.0

  • 49 months ago
  • 0 points

I like those red cables - but how did you justify them?

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Upgrading PSU"

  • 49 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks buddy.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Upgrading PSU"

  • 49 months ago
  • 1 point

It's too late!!!

I've ignored the very kind advice (I'm always doing this) and ordered a Seasonic G series 550w '80 Plus Gold' Modular Power Supply. If it turns out to be terrible I've only got myself to blame - but thanks for the advice all the same.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Upgrading PSU"

  • 49 months ago
  • 1 point

I've got a problem with my case and the G2 - slightly larger than the GS - and not compatible (I think). But the G2 was my first consideration.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Upgrading PSU"

  • 49 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks.

Comment reply on Forum Topic "Upgrading PSU"

  • 49 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks.

Comment reply on orbitalwalsh's Completed Build: White Shadow

  • 50 months ago
  • 1 point

My next build will be peach.

Comment reply on orbitalwalsh's Completed Build: White Shadow

  • 50 months ago
  • 2 points

What about pink?

Comment reply on orbitalwalsh's Completed Build: White Shadow

  • 50 months ago
  • 10 points

Colour scheme is superb - hope it sets a trend as I'm totally fed up of seeing red and black.

Comment reply on LuckYstrYke's Completed Build: COldWinter

  • 50 months ago
  • 1 point

When I first saw the case I thought it was a new Bitfenix - but you've taken the top and bottom things off, right? It looks great - I got a Colossus Mini, which is ok, but I wish I'd got a Prodigy now, and done the same as you. Nice build, btw.

Comment reply on robohipster's Completed Build: Lil' Guy for the Parents

  • 50 months ago
  • 1 point

Nice build. I'm impressed that your parents requested "a beefy motherboard". My mother wouldn't know a beefy motherboard from a T-bone surfboard (whatever one of those is).

Comment reply on Danrobbank's Completed Build: Aquila Spec

  • 50 months ago
  • 2 points

I like your build - the case is very stylish. I'm in Munich, so I see a lot of BeQuiet! components - they make some nice cases too.

Comment reply on Lankyhunjofjunk's Completed Build: My Daughters first PC

  • 50 months ago
  • 1 point

Nice build and I love the colour scheme - makes a change from the ubiquitous black and red.

Comment reply on jaeshim2000's Completed Build: My First Entry Level Gaming Computer

  • 51 months ago
  • 1 point

I'm confused. I commented because I agreed with you, in that it comes down to personal preference. But now you seem to be siding with the commenter who said it was "weird" because all GPU's are the same regardless of the manufacturer.

Comment reply on jaeshim2000's Completed Build: My First Entry Level Gaming Computer

  • 51 months ago
  • 1 point

I'm surprised you're agreeing. It's like saying a tin of Heinz Beans is exactly the same as bargain value brand - it's just not true.

Comment reply on jaeshim2000's Completed Build: My First Entry Level Gaming Computer

  • 51 months ago
  • 1 point

Are you seriously saying all GPUs are the same, regardless of the company that makes them?

Comment reply on Old.But.Still.Love.To.Game's Completed Build: Happy Birthday

  • 51 months ago
  • 1 point

Like it. Very nice build with quality components.

Comment reply on sq01's Completed Build: My first rig

  • 51 months ago
  • 1 point

That M.2 SSD seems a very good price - Amazon UK prices it £30 dearer.

Lovely build - nice components. I'd like a more detailed write-up though.

Comment reply on semitia's Completed Build: Annoncer Build

  • 51 months ago
  • 1 point

I don't normally comment on the pimped-up to the hilt PCs, but this is exceptional - and also beautiful. You've put in a hell of a lot of effort and created something wondrous. Seriously, well done.

Comment reply on giocarlo's Completed Build: G1

  • 51 months ago
  • 1 point

This is a really nice build - great photos and write-up too. I'm pleased to tell you, you've passed with flying colours.

Comment reply on Zeytahh's Completed Build: The White Pearl

  • 51 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks very much - I'll check those out.

btw - I've just checked out some of the bad reviews on Amazon re. CX500M - where 87 people have given it a really good kicking (1 star). If I'd read those first, I definitely wouldn't be making a purchase!!!

Comment reply on Zeytahh's Completed Build: The White Pearl

  • 51 months ago
  • 1 point

No, but my wife will probably insist it counts as a Christmas present.

Comment reply on Zeytahh's Completed Build: The White Pearl

  • 51 months ago
  • 1 point

"The power supply is the most overlooked, yet the most important part of a PC"

Yes, this is an excellent point - and I'm guilty of cheaping out myself in this regard. Just out of interest, what is your recommended PSU for an i5 4460 / GTX 960 combo?

Comment reply on Zeytahh's Completed Build: The White Pearl

  • 51 months ago
  • 1 point

Fair enough ;) but is the Corsair CX500M really such a bad PSU? Sure there are better ones on the market, but there must reach a point where the PSU is too OTT for the system?

Comment reply on Zeytahh's Completed Build: The White Pearl

  • 51 months ago
  • 1 point

http://www.eteknix.com/corsair-cx500m-semi-modular-power-supply/

But please don't misunderstand my point - I'm not saying this is a good product or a bad product - I'm saying there is a lot of evidence to suggest it's not as terrible as some people want to make out - and I could easily make a purchase based on the reviews (both professional and "dumb") that I've read.

Comment reply on Zeytahh's Completed Build: The White Pearl

  • 51 months ago
  • 1 point

True - but if you read this professional review, where the product was tested (the first one I found on Google) you might have a similar opinion to the "dumb" people on Amazon:-

"“It is easy to see why Corsair’s CX series has become so popular. At an affordable price you get a well build power supply, backed by a 3 year warranty and capable of delivery clean stable power suitable for any demanding single GPU gaming system. The Corsair CX500M is an ideal choice for any system builder creating a mid range system and the semi-modular design with black cables is a luxury you don’t normally find on such affordable units. The Corsair CX500M comes highly recommended for eTeknix as a great high quality power supply if you’re on a tight budget. ”

Comment reply on Zeytahh's Completed Build: The White Pearl

  • 51 months ago
  • 1 point

I'd generally agree with that - but when you get a significant (over a 1000?) amount of satisfied customers then, for me, it carries at least as much weight as a poor review from one professional. That said, if it's a professional who I respect, due to previous reviews, I would probably be influenced by their opinion.

Comment reply on Zeytahh's Completed Build: The White Pearl

  • 51 months ago
  • 1 point

Nice build.

I know some people can get quite passionate about PSUs (and I understand this - particularly if they've had a bad, personal experience). However, the PSU in your system gets over 1100 five star reviews on Amazon (UK) and that, to me, means a lot (satisfied customers) and, I think, is better than you think. I wouldn't be in any hurry to change it.

Comment reply on zarralax's Completed Build: Tiny Power

  • 51 months ago
  • 1 point

Nice build and nice write up. I wish more "builders" would provide a bit more detail, like you have.

Comment reply on MrGentleman's Completed Build: Entry Level Gaming PC

  • 51 months ago
  • 6 points

Entry level stairs.

Comment reply on TangyLimeO's Completed Build: The Shitpost Station

  • 51 months ago
  • 3 points

"It's easier than you think, with just the right amount of strategy and stress to make it fun"

I think this is a great sentence and describes the building of a PC, in this day and age, perfectly. I've heard it described as akin to Lego building - albeit with very expensive pieces of Lego.

Very nice build.

Comment reply on eupeeupe's Completed Build: Ala Node v2.0

  • 51 months ago
  • 2 points

Yeah - I agree that it's not essential, and if you're happy with your system then, like you say, you can wait.

Comment reply on eupeeupe's Completed Build: Ala Node v2.0

  • 51 months ago
  • 1 point

Very nice indeed - not that dissimilar to the build I've just done, although you've put in a better PSU (which I will do soon). I also put in a cheapish, small SSD for the OS - which seems to work very well.

Comment reply on Fomrbyman's Completed Build: Red Stripe (First Build)

  • 51 months ago
  • 1 point

I've been told it's capable of playing most games at 1080p on high settings - but, I'm not a gamer, so can't tell you much more than that.

Comment reply on Fomrbyman's Completed Build: Red Stripe (First Build)

  • 51 months ago
  • 2 points

Very nice of you to say so.

Comment reply on Fomrbyman's Completed Build: Red Stripe (First Build)

  • 51 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks!!!

Comment reply on Fomrbyman's Completed Build: Red Stripe (First Build)

  • 51 months ago
  • 1 point

I'm a bit busy tonight - I'll try and do all your recommended changes over the weekend.

Comment reply on Fomrbyman's Completed Build: Red Stripe (First Build)

  • 51 months ago
  • 1 point

Yeah, a bit weird, I suppose, but you soon get used to it.

Comment reply on Fomrbyman's Completed Build: Red Stripe (First Build)

  • 51 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks - yeah, I might regret "cheaping out" on a few things but time will tell.

Comment reply on Fomrbyman's Completed Build: Red Stripe (First Build)

  • 51 months ago
  • 2 points

Thanks!

Comment reply on jarc357's Completed Build: My First Rig

  • 51 months ago
  • 3 points

FAN - TASTIC!!!

(I can't believe nobody else has said it)

Comment reply on thrax_of_order's Completed Build: Mini Colossus meets Mega Cooler

  • 51 months ago
  • 1 point

I have this case too, and I'm guessing if you can't get the LEDs going then you've got a faulty case (because you wouldn't have forgotten to connect it to the PSU, would you?).

Comment reply on MrMoose88's Completed Build: Cybran Brain V2

  • 51 months ago
  • 1 point

Not sure whether to congratulate you on your cable management (it's beautiful, btw) or suggest you seek immediate help for your OCD ;-)

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