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Comment reply on maitland02's Completed Build: Ivy Bridge budget gaming PC - Slowly upgrading an office PC

  • 23 months ago
  • 1 point

The monitor is great! There is a 144hz version for a bit more though. Imo it looks good for a tn panel and went well with the rest of the setup.

Comment reply on maitland02's Completed Build: Ivy Bridge budget gaming PC - Slowly upgrading an office PC

  • 28 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks! if I had the budget I'd put more recent/powerful hardware in there. I reckon the case will stay with me for a long time though :) its fun to work with.

Comment reply on maitland02's Completed Build: Ivy Bridge budget gaming PC - Slowly upgrading an office PC

  • 28 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks! That PSU I'm actually surprised worked as long as it did in the original machine tbh heh. It was mainly everything being so tightly knit and lack of airflow - mainly no case fans that ruined it for me. The monitor was old and I couldn't afford a new one for a while :)

Comment reply on maitland02's Completed Build: Ivy Bridge budget gaming PC - Slowly upgrading an office PC

  • 28 months ago
  • 1 point

I saw the price and couldn't say no. 12gb is a solid amount :D an SSD is probably next on the list. The 540 has a caddy above the PSU for a few 2.5" drives, although the motherboard is sata 3gbps :(

Comment reply on maitland02's Completed Build: Ivy Bridge budget gaming PC - Slowly upgrading an office PC

  • 28 months ago
  • 1 point

Yeah I had considered it but I already went and got a freesync monitor and can't be bothered with the hassle. I'm happy with 1080p atm :)

Comment reply on YungPeezy007's Completed Build: Nova Budget Build

  • 28 months ago
  • 1 point

Damn that CPU temp is high! Love the small form factor +1

Comment reply on marksman's Completed Build: Bumblebee Wall PC

  • 28 months ago
  • 1 point

PC building is an art form and this is one of the most creative things I have ever seen. Great job! +1

Comment reply on Razer4Life's Completed Build: Progress, Over Time..

  • 28 months ago
  • 1 point

I've been doing a build over time too, picked up an i5 3570 for £65 a few months ago. I don't remember the amount of times i double and triple checked to make sure the bios version would support the new Ivy bridge from a Sandy bridge. +1 for effort :)

Comment reply on hollywood750's Completed Build: D50 Portable Gaming Handheld Eliminator

  • 28 months ago
  • 1 point

+1 for portability ;)

Comment reply on Goxy287's Completed Build: MS Ranger (My Setup, and how it came to be)

  • 28 months ago
  • 2 points

I had a similar issue with the RAM, only when i upgraded my i3 2130 to an i5 3570 i realised one stick was 1600mhz and the 1333 was later swapped out - otherwise they would both run at the lowest speed. I also had a similar experience with monitors too, an old Dell monitor i had at one point i thought was going to fall apart hehe. +1 for creativity and creating a budget PC experience that fulfills your needs :D

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