Pasanda

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Pasanda last won the day on December 11

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  • Birthday 08/06/1966

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  1. He hasn't been in contact recently, but i suspect that every time he got on here, he ended up having strong arguments, and got a bit fed up of it. It's the second or third time that cycle has happened. So it's possible he might have given up. Following in submerged footsteps, one might say.
  2. "Blue Passportses". Cracked me up. UK passports used to be royal blue. EU standardised on red.
  3. My thoughts went to Avatar and the connectedness of the planet. In spite of our arrogance, it would be so great to learn that we're all connected above and below ground.
  4. I've had my PSU over 10 years now. It's my oldest component. I bought an Antec TruPower 650. Although there was a point where GPU's were starting to rocket upwards in power consumption, that trend died off, and, if anything, it's been going down ever since. So, yeah. Good PSU is a good idea.
  5. This sums it up for most people, i'd say. It's also brilliant.
  6. They really are. Monitor Audio Gold GX300 Connected to Cambridge Audio Azure 851N Network Player/DAC and 851A amp. Fed from my music server, through the amazing and totally inexpensive Google Chromecast Audio, using an optical connector. I wanted a player that would take an unadulterated digital source, of high quality, and keep it digital all the way through to the DAC in the CA Azure (which is a really good DAC). No naughty analogue along the way. The Chromecast lets me do that for £35.
  7. I built my current gaming rig with 16gb, about 4 years ago. I got a lot of stick for it at the time, but have never regretted it.
  8. Oddly, i share most of what you wrote (aside from the love of sport), until you got to the bit about being bored. I long for boredom. There are not enough hours in the day or days in the week to do all the things i want to do. I have a good decade of things to do lined up if i ever stop working. I've started lots of those things, but can only touch the tip of them with a family and life to live. So, and with roughly the same levels of achievement in life, why i am struggling for the time to do all the things i want, and you are bored shitless? I'd always suspected that my poor upbringing stopped me from ever taking these privileges for granted. But it sounds like you had a rough time too. Does rough = poor?
  9. OK. She has redeemed herself with the main tree. I did the lights though.
  10. Finish dishonoured II, Death of the Outsider. Not bad, but you could tell they hadn't put the same polish into it as their main game. Also, quite short, but i was ready for the ending. Just started Shadow of the Tomb Raider. I've been warned not to expect greatness.
  11. Slut
  12. I'm sold. Thanks for sharing. I'm surprised anyone is promoting themselves through their association with Fallout right now.
  13. Yeah. Sweet. But $340 more. That's also a big jump. The difference in price for the desktop version of those cards is around $50. Seems a lot more money, but you are getting 8Gb more DDR4 (£65), and what appears to be a better screen, as well as that GPU jump from 1050ti to 1060. From that cursory glance, the 1060 is around 25-33% faster across those sample games. What's that worth to him as a gamer, and you as a payer. There's a couple of free gaming bundles down the page, include COD BLOPS 4. https://www.amazon.com/Computer-i7-8750H-802-11-Backlit-Keyboard/dp/B01MZ9XPXA/ref=sr_1_10?s=pc&ie=UTF8&qid=1544025189&sr=1-10&keywords=laptop+1060&refinements=p_n_feature_four_browse-bin%3A2289792011 Cheaper, bigger screen. Has SSD AND a 1TB HDD. Does not have go-faster design.
  14. You have a wonky star Sir. How art imitates life!
  15. Of the comparable list that Amazon present, it certainly the best of offer. Had a quick look at Dell too, and they are more expensive for lesser models. CamelCC says it's the cheapest it's ever been. Aside from building your own, without a single vendor warranty, it looks decent enough. Without going into it further, the 1060 seems to have a decent step-up in terms of gaming performance. https://gpu.userbenchmark.com/Compare/Nvidia-GTX-1060-3GB-vs-Nvidia-GTX-1050-Ti/3646vs3649 The only other potential issue is the size of the SSD. It will fly for sure, but some games starting to get up to 100Gb. I've been using a mix in my gaming PC, and have concluded that most games have no issue with being copied around from drive to drive on mass. So if you're happy to use a fuck-off external HDD, and shift games around on the SSD, problem solved. I have a laptop (not for games) with a 120gb SSD and after Lego <something> and minecraft, it's full.