Gaming/work desktop computer ideas?


ijwhiteman

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Apple I Mac :)
 



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Apple I Mac :)
Was out at a customers house yesterday and they had an apple fetish! Imac pro, ipad, iphone, ipod the lot! I have to admit the imac pro looked the bomb!

On the look out for a good PC now as my laptop has bust, got fibre internet in and my old house pc cant cope with the HD stuff! :mad:
 



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what`s that?
Very high speed digital subscriber line (VDSL) Also known as fibre optic broadband or fibre to the Cabinet (FTTC) As i Work for BT i get it all free so I've got their top interent package of 80mb d/load and 20mb u/load. Well i would have that if i didnt live so far from the cabinet. So im getting around 20mb interent.
 


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what`s that?
Fibre Optic, it's the replacement for the old twisted pair cable that is most widely used for networking just now.

In relation to the original question, if you have only £500 I would personally look at a bundle on Ebuyer or Overclockers as previously stated. It will be hard to build to a much better machine than the ones they are selling as a package for £500 unless you already have a HDD, (maybe)PSU and case.

Last time I priced up a good spec'd machine for myself (a couple months ago) I was going to be at least £900 and this was using an existing case, a basic HDD that I have and monitors, keyboard and mouse that I already had.

I don't really play games but I do a lot of intensive programming (was doing a lot of neural network stuff and now a lot of graphics programming) so I was needing a high spec'd machine but in the end I am using a year old HP Pavilion dv6 laptop because for the price (think I paid £450 including a 10% discount) I couldn't get a PC anywhere near the same spec.
 


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Very high speed digital subscriber line (VDSL) Also known as fibre optic broadband or fibre to the Cabinet (FTTC) As i Work for BT i get it all free so I've got their top interent package of 80mb d/load and 20mb u/load. Well i would have that if i didnt live so far from the cabinet. So im getting around 20mb interent.
VDSL i understand. 20mb internet isn`t to shaby. especially for free!!:win:
 


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Yep, If i lived a mile closer to the cabinet i would have the full 80mb! lol copper and aluminium cable is terrible for broadband signal loss.
 


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picked up a fanatec GT2 911 wheel and pedal setup with seq. shifter and H pattern shifter with stand for a bargain last week

had only been used once or twice and id believe it

900 degrees

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its a real quality product and looks awesome when lit up at night, aluminium pedals and shifter paddles and proper suede on the wheel, it feels like a real steering wheel not just a plastic stamped bin lid

when you turn it on it does a little starting procedure where it goes from center to full lock and then back to centre to calibrate itself

 


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