Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 16 of 17

Thread: Anything i could do to this with £80?

  1. #1
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Dec 2005
    Location
    Scotland - Fife
    Posts
    230
    Thanks
    5
    Thanked
    4 times in 3 posts
    • Duncan_Mon's system
      • Motherboard:
      • Asus A8N-E
      • CPU:
      • AMD 64 sk 939 3200+
      • Memory:
      • 2GB Corsair Value
      • Storage:
      • 120GB Sata, 60GB IDE
      • Graphics card(s):
      • X800GTO
      • PSU:
      • Hiper Modular 580W
      • Case:
      • Huge Green Metal Thing - God knows the name!
      • Monitor(s):
      • 17" CRT
      • Internet:
      • Upto (sigh) 8gb with BT

    Anything i could do to this with £80?

    Well, my m8 wants to buy my ipod for £80 and im thinking of selling it, i do use it alot and would miss it, but i dont need it to live tbh.
    My system is to the << and im just wondering if theres anything you would do to it with £80. I was thinking of getting decent CPU HSF and a decent GPU HSF. Do you get Motherboard fan replacements? My asus ones loud.

    Thanks


    Needs new monitor / speakers / headphones / keyboard.
    Before that i need money :s

  2. #2
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jul 2005
    Posts
    1,545
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked
    0 times in 0 posts
    It might be worth saving for a new monitor.

    You can get a Zalman PASSIVE Northbridge cooler for &#163;6-7

    Good luck.

  3. #3
    Yeah dude! NightshadowUK's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2005
    Location
    Bolton
    Posts
    2,165
    Thanks
    130
    Thanked
    59 times in 57 posts
    • NightshadowUK's system
      • Motherboard:
      • MSI Z87M GAMING
      • CPU:
      • Intel Core i5 4670K [4GHz w/ Macho Rev.B]
      • Memory:
      • 2x8GB Corsair Vengeance LP
      • Storage:
      • 240GB Crucial M500 & 1TB HGST 7K1000
      • Graphics card(s):
      • 4GB Sapphire 290X Vapor-X
      • PSU:
      • 620W Corsair HX
      • Case:
      • Silverstone TJ08B-E [AP181 & NF-S12B]
      • Operating System:
      • Windows 7 Home Premium [64bit]
      • Monitor(s):
      • Dell U2412M
      • Internet:
      • Virgin Media 200Mb
    Dude keep the iPod, seriously.

  4. #4
    Sexual Force johnny02004976's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2006
    Location
    Cardiff
    Posts
    2,694
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked
    0 times in 0 posts
    Quote Originally Posted by NightshadowUK
    Dude keep the iPod, seriously.
    Agreed...keep the iPod.
    Contrary to the odd name and translucent-grey color, Pocari Sweat does not taste like sweat
    Hardware:

    Main PC
    - See 'My System'
    Server - Athlon XP 1700+, 1GB, 500GB HD
    Laptop - Compaq AMD Turion 64 X2, 60GB HD, 1GB
    Media Centre Shuttle - P4 3.0 Skt 775 Shuttle, 1GB, 120GB HD
    NAS - 400GB
    Home Entertainment - Xbox 360 with 37" HD LCD TV, Acoustic Energy Aegis EVO A speakers (5,1), Yamaha RXV359 AV reciever
    Media Centre II - X2 4000+, 1GB, 400Gb Vista Ultimate


  5. #5
    Asking silly questions menthel's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2004
    Location
    Rainey Park...
    Posts
    5,077
    Thanks
    258
    Thanked
    97 times in 78 posts
    And again, keep the iPod.
    Not around too often!

  6. #6
    Banned
    Join Date
    Oct 2005
    Location
    winchester
    Posts
    577
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked
    0 times in 0 posts
    y keep the ipod?

  7. #7
    Asking silly questions menthel's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2004
    Location
    Rainey Park...
    Posts
    5,077
    Thanks
    258
    Thanked
    97 times in 78 posts
    He uses it a lot, would miss it and his current system looks fine to me. That is why.
    Not around too often!

  8. #8
    Gaarrrrr! Dav0s's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2005
    Location
    Bristol
    Posts
    1,442
    Thanks
    1
    Thanked
    3 times in 3 posts
    another vote for keeping the ipod, when its gone you will miss it

  9. #9
    Senior Member sawyen's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2005
    Location
    Sheffield University
    Posts
    3,658
    Thanks
    7
    Thanked
    22 times in 21 posts
    • sawyen's system
      • Motherboard:
      • MSI Laptop motherboard
      • CPU:
      • Intel Core i7 740QM
      • Memory:
      • 8192MB DDR3
      • Storage:
      • 256GB SSD, 1TB WD
      • Graphics card(s):
      • AMD Mobility HD 5870
      • PSU:
      • MSI stuff
      • Case:
      • N/A
      • Operating System:
      • Win 7 64bit
      • Internet:
      • Virgin ADSL rubbish
    keep the ipod.. no really... keep the ipod... why am I saying this again.. cs you really want to keep the ipod...

    I lost my Muvo2 to my wife cs she sold her ipod... nothing good comes from selling ipods that u frequently use...
    Me want Ultrabook


  10. #10
    HEXUS.bouncer Jonny's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2005
    Location
    Gainsville, Rock City Uni: Newcastle
    Posts
    1,489
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked
    0 times in 0 posts
    Keep the iPod. If you don't, at least PM me your address so that I can come round your house and give you beats for being such a silly man. Thanks.
    Last edited by Jonny; 17-01-2006 at 08:04 AM.

  11. #11
    Senior Amoeba iranu's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2003
    Location
    On the dinner table. Blechh!
    Posts
    3,532
    Thanks
    111
    Thanked
    156 times in 106 posts
    • iranu's system
      • Motherboard:
      • Asus Maximus Gene VI
      • CPU:
      • 4670K @4.3Ghz
      • Memory:
      • 8Gb Samsung Green
      • Storage:
      • 1x 256Gb Samsung 830 SSD 2x640gb HGST raid 0
      • Graphics card(s):
      • MSI R9 390
      • PSU:
      • Corsair HX620W Modular
      • Case:
      • Cooler Master Silencio 352
      • Operating System:
      • Win 7 ultimate 64 bit
      • Monitor(s):
      • 23" DELL Ultrasharp U2312HM
      • Internet:
      • 16mb broadband
    there's not really a worthwile upgrade to your machine for &#163;80 so keep the ipod and enjoy it.
    "Reality is what it is, not what you want it to be." Frank Zappa. ----------- "The invisible and the non-existent look very much alike." Huang Po.----------- "A drowsy line of wasted time bathes my open mind", - Ride.

  12. #12
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Dec 2005
    Location
    Scotland - Fife
    Posts
    230
    Thanks
    5
    Thanked
    4 times in 3 posts
    • Duncan_Mon's system
      • Motherboard:
      • Asus A8N-E
      • CPU:
      • AMD 64 sk 939 3200+
      • Memory:
      • 2GB Corsair Value
      • Storage:
      • 120GB Sata, 60GB IDE
      • Graphics card(s):
      • X800GTO
      • PSU:
      • Hiper Modular 580W
      • Case:
      • Huge Green Metal Thing - God knows the name!
      • Monitor(s):
      • 17" CRT
      • Internet:
      • Upto (sigh) 8gb with BT
    Since most of you dont think theres anything i could do with £80 ill probs keep it. Theres still that temptation to sell it and get a 5.1 gaming headset though, would be really handly for CSS, as i currently dont have a headset. If i spent 40 quid ish on something like that i could then save for a new 5.1 speaker system (see my other post).


    Needs new monitor / speakers / headphones / keyboard.
    Before that i need money :s

  13. #13
    Senior Member kalniel's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2005
    Posts
    29,176
    Thanks
    1,515
    Thanked
    2,930 times in 2,374 posts
    • kalniel's system
      • Motherboard:
      • Gigabyte X58A UD3R rev 2
      • CPU:
      • Intel Xeon X5680
      • Memory:
      • 12gb DDR3 2000
      • Graphics card(s):
      • nVidia GTX 1060 6GB
      • PSU:
      • Seasonic 600W
      • Case:
      • Cooler Master HAF 912
      • Operating System:
      • Win 10 Pro x64
      • Monitor(s):
      • Dell U2311H
      • Internet:
      • O2 8mbps
    If you absolutely had to spend 80 quid on your system you could get two 40 quid hard drives and run them in RAID 0 (if your m/bo supports that), giving you another 160GB of fast storage.

  14. #14
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Dec 2005
    Location
    Scotland - Fife
    Posts
    230
    Thanks
    5
    Thanked
    4 times in 3 posts
    • Duncan_Mon's system
      • Motherboard:
      • Asus A8N-E
      • CPU:
      • AMD 64 sk 939 3200+
      • Memory:
      • 2GB Corsair Value
      • Storage:
      • 120GB Sata, 60GB IDE
      • Graphics card(s):
      • X800GTO
      • PSU:
      • Hiper Modular 580W
      • Case:
      • Huge Green Metal Thing - God knows the name!
      • Monitor(s):
      • 17" CRT
      • Internet:
      • Upto (sigh) 8gb with BT
    Rite guys, most of you will think im stupid for doing it but meh, sold it at 80 quid so .

    Just wondering if anyone knows of a decent gaming headset (needs to have mic). Thanks


    Needs new monitor / speakers / headphones / keyboard.
    Before that i need money :s

  15. #15
    Banned
    Join Date
    Oct 2005
    Location
    winchester
    Posts
    577
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked
    0 times in 0 posts
    the best ones are those 40 quid plantronics ones they own aparently

  16. #16
    Yeah dude! NightshadowUK's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2005
    Location
    Bolton
    Posts
    2,165
    Thanks
    130
    Thanked
    59 times in 57 posts
    • NightshadowUK's system
      • Motherboard:
      • MSI Z87M GAMING
      • CPU:
      • Intel Core i5 4670K [4GHz w/ Macho Rev.B]
      • Memory:
      • 2x8GB Corsair Vengeance LP
      • Storage:
      • 240GB Crucial M500 & 1TB HGST 7K1000
      • Graphics card(s):
      • 4GB Sapphire 290X Vapor-X
      • PSU:
      • 620W Corsair HX
      • Case:
      • Silverstone TJ08B-E [AP181 & NF-S12B]
      • Operating System:
      • Windows 7 Home Premium [64bit]
      • Monitor(s):
      • Dell U2412M
      • Internet:
      • Virgin Media 200Mb
    Damn right they own, got me a 'Plantronics GameCom 1' and it's fantastic.

Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. JVC MP3 Headphones £19.99 £80 off
    By Scooby in forum Retail Therapy and Bargains
    Replies: 10
    Last Post: 01-01-2006, 04:09 PM
  2. Dixons DVD Burner £80, any good?
    By MurphmanL in forum PC Hardware and Components
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 26-02-2004, 11:17 PM
  3. Pioneer 106 DVD £80 inc
    By Event Horizon in forum Retail Therapy and Bargains
    Replies: 12
    Last Post: 16-11-2003, 10:54 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •