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Recent content by halox

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    PCSPECIALIST, PCSPECIALIST New GoPro Hero 4 specs released.

    A quote from the page. I use my Gopro all the time. Maybe time for an upgrade if all this is true. The page I got this info: The GoPro Hero4 is on its way and already it has got tech lovers giddy. Camera...
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    PCSPECIALIST, PCSPECIALIST Does carrying out repairs on our PC which is still under warranty void it?

    The reason I am asking, is when I received my PC there were numerous faults which I repaired myself. Any replacement parts I fitted them myself too. This saved me the hassle of sending it back and waiting a week or so to get it returned. The practice of the user carrying out repairs is common...
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    PCSPECIALIST, PCSPECIALIST Could Virtual Reality be a bad thing?

    When we are all sitting at our desks in front of our PC's there is always a feeling of "not real". Check this guy out. I can see people having heart attacks with realism like this.
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    PCSPECIALIST, PCSPECIALIST The future of gaming GPU's ROG's Poseidon

    I hope that future Graphics Cards get this option built in to them. Worth the watch and perhaps a card technology for a future build. Also the price is fantastic.
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    PCSPECIALIST, PCSPECIALIST Where are computers going?

    Just a thought. 12 year ago I was using an old IBM with dial-up. At the time it was a great computer and played the latest of games. Then I got another Dell Dimension 9150 with a 7800GTX GPU. It cost me £1500 back in 2005. It was the top of the range at the time. Looking back now and...
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    PCSPECIALIST, PCSPECIALIST A wee head scratcher fpr a Saturday night.

    I am having a conversation with a few guys about this subject. See what you think. It is throwing up some strange responses. The air temperature in a sealed room with a PC with 1 x 290X running a benchmark software for 2 hours is: A) less with air cooling the 290X. B) less with water cooling...
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    PCSPECIALIST, PCSPECIALIST How to choose the perfect game for you.

    I found this. Pretty cool.
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    PCSPECIALIST, PCSPECIALIST Poll: Is the PCS build quality really as bad as is made out on these forums?

    I am sure there are much more happy PCS customers than unhappy ones. However, it is the unhappy ones that we read about. Hence the reason for this poll question, to give a better indication of the PCS build quality. Should be interesting. So here is the question with a simple 'yes' or 'no'...
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    PCSPECIALIST, PCSPECIALIST How do I create a Poll?

    I see the tick box for creating a poll but I can not figure out where the poll options are added. Anyone know? Thanks Edit: I found it.
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    I have made a few quizzes for different people. I thought I'd make a short taster for you all. Nothing to taxing but you won't get them all in the 1st watch. 16 questions with 2 bonus points if you spot the giveaways. The 1st person to get the 16 main points (excluding bonus's) will get...
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    PCSPECIALIST, PCSPECIALIST Whats Santa bringing you - if you've been good?

    Is Santa bringing you anything nice this year? Computer related or otherwise? Nothing major this year for me. But my son if hoping for some major upgrades from Santa. He is going from a Pentium D 965, 3.4GHz to a Q9550, 2.83GHz CPU with 2 extra cores and loads of overclock room. Upgrading...
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    PCSPECIALIST, PCSPECIALIST When should the water cooling liquid be changed and why?

    Well, I got there in the end. I set out to answer the above question. Thanks to all who contributed their cooling liquid, new and old. It helped alot. If anyone still wants their coolant checked, I can still do that no problem, it only takes 30 seconds. Here is the final video that answers...
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    PCSPECIALIST, PCSPECIALIST Just Cause 2 Multiplayer is released

    Check it out. A multiplayer version of the amazing Just Cause 2 game is released in less than 2 hours. I played the beta version and the are on to a winner here. Free too :gun_bandana:
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    PCSPECIALIST, PCSPECIALIST Not a very popular section - here are some funnies.

    All on my very own channel. I have others but these are the 1st five I seen. In no particular order:
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    PCSPECIALIST, PCSPECIALIST testing a power supply - paper clip method

    I have loads of modding vids on youtube and I keep forgetting to post them on here. This is a recent one where I had the need to short out the start circuit on a power supply to test various hardware. I have had some interest in this video with some good positive feedback, so here it is. The...