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Forum: The Pit Today, 06:03 PM
Replies: 536
Views: 7,209
Posted By Confuse-a-Cat
Yeah, I know what you mean. I guess we just love...

Yeah, I know what you mean. I guess we just love shiny new toys so much that it's easy to recommend buying newer, better stuff. Especially when it's somebody else's money!
Forum: The Pit 03-01-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 536
Views: 7,209
Posted By Confuse-a-Cat
I played through Bioshock 2 recently, and when I...

I played through Bioshock 2 recently, and when I started it up it gave me a warning saying that my GPU wouldn't be able to handle it because "It has less than 32 MB memory".

Naturally this confused...
Forum: The Pit 02-28-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 536
Views: 7,209
Posted By Confuse-a-Cat
Yeah, I use MSI Afterburner whenever I want to...

Yeah, I use MSI Afterburner whenever I want to check on my GPU. For other general temperatures, I use ASUS AISuite, but I don't know if that gets bundled with other motherboards or if it's just the...
Forum: The Pit 02-28-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 800
Posted By Confuse-a-Cat
How did I miss this thread until now? If I'd...

How did I miss this thread until now? If I'd spotted it earlier I might have done something. As it is, I've got too many projects on the go already, and I'd rather not distract myself with another....
Forum: The Pit 02-28-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 536
Views: 7,209
Posted By Confuse-a-Cat
Hooray!

Hooray!
Forum: The Pit 02-27-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,326
Posted By Confuse-a-Cat
That... just... :sad:

That... just... :sad:
Forum: The Pit 02-25-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 52
Poll: Wisdom Teeth
Views: 858
Posted By Confuse-a-Cat
Mine came in years ago, didn't cause any problems.

Mine came in years ago, didn't cause any problems.
Forum: The Pit 02-25-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 536
Views: 7,209
Posted By Confuse-a-Cat
Displayport has a significantly higher bandwidth,...

Displayport has a significantly higher bandwidth, so it'd be the best option.

I know Dual Link DVI has enough bandwidth for 144 Hz 1080p, because that's what I'm running. But then that only needs a...
Forum: The Pit 02-22-2015, 05:46 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,137
Posted By Confuse-a-Cat
I'm normally a scotch and cognac guy, but a mate...

I'm normally a scotch and cognac guy, but a mate came back from a holiday in India saying how good Old Monk rum was, so I'm very tempted to grab a bottle.
Forum: The Pit 02-19-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 1,154
Posted By Confuse-a-Cat
I went through that whole thing, and it told me I...

I went through that whole thing, and it told me I should be voting for Error 404. I didn't even know they were running.
Forum: The Pit 02-15-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 536
Views: 7,209
Posted By Confuse-a-Cat
Yeah, that's what I do. I've got a 256GB SSD,...

Yeah, that's what I do. I've got a 256GB SSD, which has my windows install and some of my most commonly used programs/games installed on it. I've got two steam directories so that when I install...
Forum: The Pit 02-12-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 536
Views: 7,209
Posted By Confuse-a-Cat
Ha, I was just adding that up myself on OcUK. I...

Ha, I was just adding that up myself on OcUK. I figured that it would be more expensive than you thought; we always have to pay a fair bit more over here than you do in the US. Which is rather...
Forum: The Pit 02-08-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 536
Views: 7,209
Posted By Confuse-a-Cat
The issue is that the card has trouble utilising...

The issue is that the card has trouble utilising all of its installed memory. It has 3.5 GB 'primary' memory that it normally uses and 512 MB of slower 'secondary' memory that only gets accessed when...
Forum: The Pit 02-08-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,217
Posted By Confuse-a-Cat
He's that guy that Doctor Bashir plays on the...

He's that guy that Doctor Bashir plays on the Holosuite with Chief O'Brien.
Forum: The Pit 02-08-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 536
Views: 7,209
Posted By Confuse-a-Cat
I'd agree with Damien there. Based on those...

I'd agree with Damien there. Based on those quoted specs I'd be looking at a minimum of i5 4670 or FX8350. Could probably get away with a slightly lesser spec'd gpu, but who wants to only meet the...
Forum: The Pit 02-08-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 536
Views: 7,209
Posted By Confuse-a-Cat
I bought from them once a few years ago and...

I bought from them once a few years ago and didn't have any trouble.

Usually I go to www.scan.co.uk as my first choice, followed by www.overclockers.co.uk.
Forum: The Pit 02-08-2015, 07:20 AM
Replies: 536
Views: 7,209
Posted By Confuse-a-Cat
Have you checked what processes are happening...

Have you checked what processes are happening which are be taking up the cpu?

I've read about issues where plugging a laptop in will shoot up the cpu use because there's a task scheduled to only...
Forum: The Pit 01-30-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 536
Views: 7,209
Posted By Confuse-a-Cat
The second method you described would be the...

The second method you described would be the standard - that sounds like a regular 6+2 PCIE power cable to me. That should work - so long as you've got two of them.

The molex is a bit more iffy....
Forum: The Pit 01-28-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 918
Posted By Confuse-a-Cat
Nothing like a proper Lincolnshire sausage.

Nothing like a proper Lincolnshire sausage.
Forum: The Pit 01-26-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 536
Views: 7,209
Posted By Confuse-a-Cat
I guess it depends entirely on the individual...

I guess it depends entirely on the individual motherboard and how reputable the seller is. In most cases I'd expect it to be fine. I wouldn't do it myself, but then I wouldn't be keen on having any...
Forum: The Pit 01-22-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 536
Views: 7,209
Posted By Confuse-a-Cat
When you say Intel Radeon, those two words don't...

When you say Intel Radeon, those two words don't normally go together! Do you mean Intel 'HD' integrated graphics, or a discrete AMD radeon card?

It'd be good if you could find out the exact model...
Forum: The Pit 01-22-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 536
Views: 7,209
Posted By Confuse-a-Cat
Good to know. I've never used them, and I'll keep...

Good to know. I've never used them, and I'll keep that in mind. I nearly always use Scan, I've had good service from them but I've never had any problems so I haven't seen how they are when something...
Forum: The Pit 01-21-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 17,872
Views: 234,352
Posted By Confuse-a-Cat
Sounds good to me, classic tech support...

Sounds good to me, classic tech support response.

If you're still looking for folks to list as 'experts', I'd happily go down for Intel/nvidia/guy-to-talk-about-hardware-when-Damien-isnt-around....
Forum: The Pit 01-21-2015, 03:51 AM
Replies: 17,872
Views: 234,352
Posted By Confuse-a-Cat
But since Damien practically lives in this...

But since Damien practically lives in this thread, if he did the first post he'd be able to keep it edited and up to date. I like the idea - even if people probably don't read the first post that...
Forum: The Pit 01-18-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 1,479
Views: 29,059
Posted By Confuse-a-Cat
:) My favourite. It's been a while since I had a...

:) My favourite. It's been a while since I had a bottle though, I need to get another.

I've just been to visit a friend this weekend and took a bottle of Talisker Storm with me. We got through...
Forum: The Pit 01-11-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,068
Posted By Confuse-a-Cat
How about C++ or Java? Failing that, Ancient...

How about C++ or Java?

Failing that, Ancient Sumerian.
Forum: The Pit 12-22-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 628
Posted By Confuse-a-Cat
The pit isn't exactly the right place for this....

The pit isn't exactly the right place for this.

Sitting shouldn't be a problem since you can play it classical position. You've just got to watch out for where the jack is so that the cable isn't...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-21-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 775
Posted By Confuse-a-Cat
Probably the biggest question is do you want to...

Probably the biggest question is do you want to play songs that are in different tunings on the one guitar? Because that's a massive pain with an FR system. The general stuff that people always...
Forum: The Pit 12-21-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 17,872
Views: 234,352
Posted By Confuse-a-Cat
Glad to hear it's worked out so well....

Glad to hear it's worked out so well. :)

Building PCs is just so much darn fun. And you get a great machine out of it at the end!
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-21-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 4,898
Posted By Confuse-a-Cat
Back when I was new to guitar I fell in love with...

Back when I was new to guitar I fell in love with a candy apple red Jaguar in a guitar store window. Never played it, but damn it looked good. I'll probably end up buying one someday just from...
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