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    I use it as a monitor on one of my PC's so deffinatly the Samsung LE32R41BD


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    My Linksys router now the family aren't constantly whining about the network being down/slow performance etc. Its Bliss!
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    X-Fi Plat, well impressed with the sound quality, and it's great for DvD's. It's the only thing ive bought this year anyways and i don't plan on upgrading anything this year.

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    ViewSonic 2030b - utterly gorgious!

    Pity about the company support (or lack of)!!!!!

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    Probably my Gainward 6800LE which unlocks to 16pipes and 5 Shaders.

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    Going to be my Dell 2007 when it's available

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    My pair of SqueezeBox 3s. love them to bits.

    i know you said single item, but they are identicle and purchased at the same time

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    my X2 3800+, clocks like a dream and i can run everything without lagging now

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    the biggest oil cooler I've ever seen



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    My lovely Dell Monitor

    No suprises that I'm not the only one but it has to be my lovely Dell 2405 Monitor, it has TRANSFORMED my WoW experience, and browsing/itunes side by side is great

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    7900GT, this year. Probably 2405FPW last year, or my Opteron CPU...

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    My Hauppauge MediaMVP avoids me having a PC in the living room.

    Am currently adding features I want into one of the hacked media players for it, which adds to the fun value.

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    Canon Pixma IP2000 printer. A bit old now, but I get cartridges for 2.99 and caqn print borderless A4 photos that look every bit as good as getting them out of Klick or Boots.

    My System: Coolermaster Centurion 5 (black) case, Intel E6750 Core2Duo, Tagan Easy-Con 530W, Asus P5B Deluxe WIFI, OCZ 2GB Kit (2x1GB) DDR2 800MHz/PC2-6400 CL 4-4-4-15 PLATINUM XTC, Samsung SpinPoint 200Gb SATA2 / 2 x Maxtor DiamondMax 10 200Gb SATA, 256Mb Sapphire ATI PCI-E X1950PRO, Creative X-Fi Xtreme 7.1, 19" Daewoo W9ZQ Black Widescreen TFT, 4Mb Virgin Cable Broadband (formerly Blueyonder) with Linksys WRT54GL Wireless-G and DD-WRT firmware.

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    7800GT - moved from a radeon9800pro. now i can play CoD2 (and oblivion when it's released) at decent fps

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    My 7800GTX, best thing in my system, bit of a difference moving up from a 9600XT

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    Nabbed a 2005fpw for £330 spondoolicks on the weekend, it arrives tommorow
    Rhyth is selling:
    Tamron 17-50mm F2.8 XR Di ll LD Aspherical (IF) £230 +pp
    Canon 50mm 1.8 II £50 +pp
    Proven good copies.

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