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  1. https://www.humblebundle.com/store/f1-2015?hmb_source=humble_home&hmb_medium=product_tile&hmb_campaign=mosaic_section_1_layout_index_1_layout_type_twos_tile_index_1 9 hours left to grab a free game if you haven't got it already
  2. neo

    PC Builds - Show us yours!

    Sounds like a plan, try to get one with an i5 4570 or better, 8GB ram, 500GB+ HD and windows 10
  3. neo

    PC Builds - Show us yours!

    looks like the dell 9020 uses a proprietary PSU - https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Dell-i5-Optiplex-9020-Tower-PC/183104402313?hash=item2aa1df7389:g:wK0AAOSwQglamWp6 doesn't use the standard 20/24 pin motherboard connector as i wrongly assumed
  4. neo

    PC Builds - Show us yours!

    yeah slim towers (SFF - small form factors) are limited in hard drive space and graphics cards, they need a LP - low profile version, i have a gtx 750ti in a dell 7010 SFF, plays most games at pretty high details at a decent framerate. Best to go for a full tower then you can fit a few hard drives, full size graphic cards, then if needed, a different PSU as well. it is easy to build yourself, look on youtube for guides,plenty of computer forums as well for help and suggestions, if you want to go that route, a budget in mind it will make your decision easier To give you some idea of costs, my GTX1060 6GB cost £239 back in oct 2016, now they are over £300.
  5. neo

    PC Builds - Show us yours!

    My build - Windows 10 Home 64-bit Aerocool aero-500 case in white, cheapish case,looks good tho ( removed side panel for the pic) Intel Core i5 4570 @ 3.20GHz Arctic Freezer 7 pro Rev.2 cooler - had this for years on a AMD phenom II now on my intel, works pretty good and quiet. 8.00GB Dual-Channel DDR3 @ 799MHz (9-9-9-24) MSI H97M-G43(MS-7924) S240HL (1920x1080@60Hz) NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB (Gigabyte) 480GB OCZ-ARC100 (SSD) 2TB SAMSUNG HD204UI (SATA) 2TB SAMSUNG HD204UI (SATA) TSSTcorp CDDVDW SH-S223B - been in several builds EVGA 650 CQ psu - set to eco mode, never heard the fan kick up at all. yes the CPU is older gen but does everything i need so no point upgrading, pc is almost silent when browsing the net, older games it's still almost silent, battlefield or dirt rally kicks the fans up a little but still very quiet.
  6. neo

    PC Builds - Show us yours!

    best put it back into the loft. have you tried eBay for a second hand Dell tower ?? have had a few dell 7010 or 3010 (SFF) from various sellers without issue, a few generations old but still perfectly fine, slightly newer versions are 9010 or 9020. you could always look at building yourself,been building pc's since windows 95
  7. neo

    PC Builds - Show us yours!

    whats your dell hardware spec at the moment, windows 7, 8 , 8.1 or 10 ? should be able to get a cheap graphic cars that supports dual monitors, quick google search - http://multimonitorcomputer.com/top-4-best-videocard-for-multiple-monitor-computers.php Sorry OP for going slightly off topic
  8. neo

    PC Builds - Show us yours!

    depends what model and spec your dell tower is, older models use different mounting points for the motherboard, more than likely the PSU will be very low powered (240-300watts) unit, the power on button/switch may only work with dell motherboard as the connectors maybe proprietary. if the CD/DVD drive is SATA you can reuse that, IF the power connector isn't a 2 wire dell only one that is, ram maybe reused if its DDR3, DDR4 is fairly recent so guess it won't be that, harddrive should be able to use, again depends if it's SATA or not - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Serial_ATA might be best to start from scratch as it will be easier in the long run and keep the dell for a backup pc. what do you use a pc for, gaming, movie editing or just browsing the internet ? what sort of budget have you got in mind ?
  9. neo

    370z concept

    http://www.autoexpress.co.uk/nissan/370z/102545/extreme-nissan-370zki-snow-car-concept-swaps-tyres-for-tracks-and-skis
  10. neo

    "relay crime"

    https://news.sky.com/story/relay-crime-police-release-footage-of-new-type-of-vehicle-robbery-11145015 is it really this easy to steal a car
  11. neo

    Gutted about my Z

    Glad your ok should be sorted quickly and you'll have the car back soon as good as new
  12. neo

    bye bye sti

    http://www.autoexpress.co.uk/subaru/wrx-sti/101574/subaru-wrx-sti-production-to-end-as-final-edition-announced
  13. neo

    marks on my new 370z.... why?

    maybe where the transporting paper protection as been and not properly cleaned off once removed ? something like this - http://www.gettyimages.co.uk/event/volkswagen-production-line-feature-86152664?esource=SEO_GIS_CDN_Redirect#new-cars-covered-with-white-protection-sheets-wait-to-get-loaded-onto-picture-id86196866
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