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    User Reviews

    Hexus is an great community with a welcoming feeling to it, glad i signed up . I was thinking that what might be quite good to add to this section of the forums would be user reviews on things they have, whether people want to just look at the perty pictures of things or to use it as a non-commercial review i think it could be a briliiant resource. Many do some reviews here and there but they get lost as new threads come and go.

    What does everyone think?

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    LMAO i love being an idiot

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    TBH ive been here some time and didnt realise that section was there, it doesnt look like its used much which is a shame. Honest user reviews are very useful.

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    Re: User Reviews

    I had no idea that was there and it's a cracking idea. Maybe worthy of some home page promoting to get people using it?

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    LOL i diddnt know that was there either!! i much prefer user reviews then mags/corporate reviews has i know most times the manifacturer pays them to say god things about there product lol

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    I knew it was there and im new-ish
    i thought this was going to be a thread revival i'd prepared batman and everything
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    when i get my new build i shall hopefully be putting up some reviews, although im rather poor at it so mainly lots of pictures to look at.

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    Re: User Reviews

    Quote Originally Posted by ikix View Post
    when i get my new build i shall hopefully be putting up some reviews, although im rather poor at it so mainly lots of pictures to look at.
    That's always good, but isn't there a thread for system pictures already aswell?
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    Quote Originally Posted by llololloy View Post
    That's always good, but isn't there a thread for system pictures already aswell?
    yeah but hopefully i can give some feedback on some of the components rather than just putting "oooo isn't it lovely"

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    Re: User Reviews

    Didn't realise there was a review forum here. Cheers for pointing that out

    Quite a lot of the time user reviews are much better.

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    Re: User Reviews

    Quote Originally Posted by j.o.s.h.1408 View Post
    LOL i diddnt know that was there either!! i much prefer user reviews then mags/corporate reviews has i know most times the manifacturer pays them to say god things about there product lol
    Damn, I knew I was doing something wrong. Nearly twenty years of writing magazine and newspaper reviews, and several thousand written, and not once have I been offered a bribe. Do I feel stooopid.

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    Don't listen to him. They paid him to say that
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    Re: User Reviews

    Quote Originally Posted by Agent View Post
    Don't listen to him. They paid him to say that
    lol

    Anyhow I never knew that a review section existed on hexus, good thing I saw this thread though. I've got a couple of new pieces of hardware arriving soon so I should be able to put some reviews up

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    Re: User Reviews

    Quote Originally Posted by Agent View Post
    Don't listen to him. They paid him to say that
    lmao

    I think user reviews are good for things that corporate reviews dont test such as 6 months later!

    The trouble with having people reviewing computer parts etc is the benching is all going to be different and it takes ages to do so a good comparison will be hard to take.

    Even with things like monitors peoples ideas on picture quality are going to vary hugely where as a reviewer having looked at 10 monitors and used them for a bit can usually pic out the best of one of the best.
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