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Re: Post here when you buy computer/tech stuff

Postby ian » Sat Sep 23, 2017 6:36 pm

samsung 850 evo 250gb msata ssd and a hitachi 500gb 7200rpm 2.5" hdd for this MSi laptop.

once again went to buy a god damn am4 motherboard and no one had stock of what I wanted (gigabyte ab350n itx) on that side of town... like the 5th time I've gone to buy a board and it's out of stock now :angryevil: :angryevil:

one day I will do this ITX build. :olol:
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Re: Post here when you buy computer/tech stuff

Postby melancholy » Sun Sep 24, 2017 1:17 pm

ian wrote:once again went to buy a god damn am4 motherboard and no one had stock of what I wanted (gigabyte ab350n itx) on that side of town... like the 5th time I've gone to buy a board and it's out of stock now :angryevil: :angryevil:

Just the thought of going anywhere in town and being able to buy a motherboard is crazy, let alone having multiple places to choose from. The nearest place that has any computer parts beyond hard drives and video cards is 50 miles from me.

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Re: Post here when you buy computer/tech stuff

Postby melancholy » Sun Sep 24, 2017 1:22 pm

Ordered a second Raspberry Pi to set up as a VPN gateway for PIA. So that way I can encrypt data for any device I want on the network (like phones and tablets) without blocking stuff that doesn't work on a VPN (like the Roku for Netflix).

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Re: Post here when you buy computer/tech stuff

Postby ian » Sun Sep 24, 2017 1:40 pm

melancholy wrote:Just the thought of going anywhere in town and being able to buy a motherboard is crazy, let alone having multiple places to choose from. The nearest place that has any computer parts beyond hard drives and video cards is 50 miles from me.


I'll order everything online and wait for it, except tech. As soon as I know what I want, I want it that day and it's pissing me off so much not getting an am4 system, so fuck it for now. I'll try other suburbs next time. :) 20 computer shops within an hour from me, I was just on the wrong end that day (west, south and southwest. I'm in the north east)

in other news, logitech g810 (ANOTHER ONE) $120.
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Re: Post here when you buy computer/tech stuff

Postby ian » Wed Sep 27, 2017 6:28 pm

Corsair H100i $60
Armaggeddon Licht Dagger fan $12
Ritmo 5.25" DVDRW enclosure $1

Well my next build (finally the ITX I've wanted to do for years) Doesn't have space for an optical drive, and won't fit my H110i, but I would still like to use discs sometimes, so todays trip fixes that. Just gonna chuck my LG bluray burner in it and the h100 works on am4 out of the box.

(I'll be building in a corsair 380T, and am hoping to grab a motherboard and video card in the next few days) :cow:
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Re: Post here when you buy computer/tech stuff

Postby ian » Thu Sep 28, 2017 3:22 pm

Gigabyte GA-AB350N-gaming Wifi. $150 posted.
Found stock locally, they wanted $195 dollaredoos!! so when a like new 8 week old one came up on OCAU, I needed it.

Now to decide on RAM and CPU. Probably grab a 16GB 3200 G.Skill Ripjaws V kit and a Ryzen 5 1600. (unless I can find a used 7 1700 for $320 or less which is the price of a 5 1600)
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Re: Post here when you buy computer/tech stuff

Postby ian » Sat Oct 07, 2017 8:42 pm

Corsair Vengence 16GB 2x8 cmk16gx4m2a2400c14 $90
LG bluray burner BH12L538 $20
logitech g700s (another one) $25
Razer Goliathus Control Fissure Extended mouse pad $30
2 Gigabyte GTX1070's Windforce OC 8Gb $450 each
Corsair CX850W Power supply $100
LG 37" LCD TV $20

I got a job. gotta spend the money on something.
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Re: Post here when you buy computer/tech stuff

Postby ian » Fri Oct 13, 2017 9:50 pm

AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $278
AMD A12 9800 $139
2 Thermaltake SMART PRO RGB 650W PSU's $80 each

Next paycheck (I get paid fortnightly) will probably be an Intel i9-7900X for $1259 or AMD Threadripper 1950X for $1399 because fuck it I've always wanted to spend an entire paycheck on a single computer component..
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Re: Post here when you buy computer/tech stuff

Postby Hawq » Tue Oct 17, 2017 5:00 am

Seagate ST8000AS0002 Archive v2 8 TB 3.5-Inch Hard Drive £198.72 (newer version was over 100 more, think I can live with an older model for that saving)

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Re: Post here when you buy computer/tech stuff

Postby Dr. Zoidberg » Tue Oct 17, 2017 11:31 am

Raspberry Pi Zero

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Re: Post here when you buy computer/tech stuff

Postby Hawq » Sun Oct 22, 2017 4:19 am

aaaargh the bloody drive wont fit, the one pictured on amazon when I got it had screw holes in the right place for my cases clips but the one that arrived doesnt! :whatthe: :dontknow" :grumpy: gonna be a pain to send back if I cant find a way to use it, stupid no screw holes in the normal place

edit: my mate managed to find a way to make it fit, all seems good so far


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