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    PCSPECIALIST, PCSPECIALIST 2nd desktop or laptop? Not moving around much.

    I am thinking of getting a second computer for gaming, I travel between two houses a lot and have my current computer at the house I spend roughly 70% of my time at which would be fine but after a few days I start having gaming withdrawals (it's bad I know), I also visit relatives for the...
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    I'm looking for some good racing games that don't use GFWL (can't get it working on win 8). I'm after a realistic closed track racing game with in-car view. I already play F1 and would've got Dirt 3 but it uses GFWL, is the original GRID any good? I used to play Forza 4 on my xbox before I sold...
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    PCSPECIALIST, PCSPECIALIST Ways to light up my case?

    Currently my rig only has the standard red LED fan that comes standard on the cm storm enforcer and the blue LED on my jetstream 780 (it lights up the sticker on my psu, great -_-). I wanted to bring the inside of my case to life and make having the window worthwhile, I was planning on buying a...
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    PCSPECIALIST, PCSPECIALIST Peripherals Recommendations

    Hi, I'm looking for some new peripherals to complete my rig, I currently have a Microsoft Sidewinder x4, a Perixx MX-2000, Steelseries QcK mini & a Sennheiser PC330. There's nothing wrong with these at all it's just that at the time I was looking for cheap, reliable gaming peripherals & these...
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    PCSPECIALIST, PCSPECIALIST second monitor not detected/no signal

    Hi, I just bought a second monitor (a cheap aoc vga monitor for web browsing or having skype open when playing a game) and plugged it into my motherboard's vga monitor seeing as my graphics card doesn't have a vga port, when I powered on my pc it said "no signal" and hasn't done anything since...
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    PCSPECIALIST, PCSPECIALIST OC'd PC showing stock clock in Geforce Experience

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    PCSPECIALIST, PCSPECIALIST OC'd PC showing stock clock in Geforce Experience

    Hi, just recieved my new PC about an hour ago and am just setting it up, I opened geforce experience and it listed all my specs but showed that my OC 4770k was at stock speeds? Is this normal, is it still OC and do I have to do anything about it? Also my boot and a restart I did were quite long...
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    PCSPECIALIST, PCSPECIALIST (last gen) £300 vs £3000 PC

    Found this rather old article and thought it might interest some of you, please note it's past gen tech and games but it's still relevant.
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    PCSPECIALIST, PCSPECIALIST Anyone ever played Toribash?

    If so, has anyone ever done anything productive in it? I've had the game for a few days now but I still suck at it, I've managed to to clap someone to death and fall onto someone to push them over so they were disqualified. If anyone has ever played the game I think it'd be interesting to hear...
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    PCSPECIALIST, PCSPECIALIST Will geforce experience be pre-installed on my new PC when it arrives?

    What the title says, ordered a new rig with a 700 series graphics card & wanted to know if it be already installed or if I need to download it off of nvidia's website.
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    PCSPECIALIST, PCSPECIALIST Games to bring my 780 to it's knees (or at least give it a run for it's money)?

    I'm really excited for my new pc I ordered yesterday, it just entered pre production earlier. I wanted to know what sort of games would really push my rig or at the very least stress it a bit. A simplified overview of my specs are as follows, i7 4770k (overclocked), 16gb kingston beast RAM & a...
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    A while ago I was contemplating ordering a gaming rig for £1000 but held off for a while and now I have £1500 to spend, I'm glad I did now seeing as haswell processors and nvidia 700 series cards are out. I have two options, overclocked or not overclocked, they both use similar if not identical...
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    I just saw the ad on pcs home page and rushed over here, anyone know anything about the new CPUs? Btw I had no idea where to post this...
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    My TV Inputs are as follows: 1x AV 2x HDMI 1x Scart 1x Component I need to fill: 2x AV 1x HDMI 1x Scart I recently bought an Xbox (original, not 360 so I doubt it can use HDMI) but my AV input is in use by my PS2, my Scart by a sky box & 1 of 2 HDMI inputs taken by a blu-ray player. Any...
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    PCSPECIALIST, PCSPECIALIST Best analog headset/sound card combo

    I'm looking for a good analog headset & a good sound card, I need the headset to have a good built in mic. Any ideas?
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    Just a quick question, is it worth getting extra case fans on the Coolermaster 690 II case? It has 3 120mm fans default I think, I'm just finished configuring my mid-level gaming pc and am wondering if a front, rear & top case fan are enough to keep things cool. As a side note, how do I change...
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    My brother has recently taken an interest in getting a gaming pc for himself and was wondering what to do, I've been helping him configure a PC but want to know what you think is the best configuration for around £800. At the moment he's selected an FX-4170 as his CPU & a gtx 650ti boost as his...
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    PCSPECIALIST, PCSPECIALIST What games will you buy from the next steam Xmas sale?

    I know it's ages away but the steam Xmas sale is possibly the best time to buy games. I know that I'm going to buy the total war grand master collection (£15 last year I think) and possibly rome 2 if amazon got the release date right. Apart from that I don't know what else, I'll probably spend...
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    PCSPECIALIST, PCSPECIALIST More advanced air cooling solutions

    What it says in the title, I'd like to see more air cooling options in the desktop configurator.
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    I was just wondering which mouse would be better for the games I play? I play a mix of game genres which is how this question came along because one is designed for fps and another for rts/mmo. I'll be playing shooters like counter strike, crysis & far cry. I'll be playing adventure games like...