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    I'm not lazy, I'm just energy efficient.
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    Gaming Rig:
    Processor: AMD FX-6100 (3.3GHz, 6-core)
    Memory: 16GB Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600MHz
    Graphics: Gigabyte Radeon R9 270 OC Battlefield 4 Edition
    Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3
    Power Supply: Cooler Master Elite 500W

    Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo
    Memory: 3GB DDR3
    Graphics: Integrated
    Motherboard: OEM Dell Latitude XT2
    Power Supply: OEM Dell Latitude XT2 PSU

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    Gaming, Game Development, Programming, Fixing Computers, Writing, Photography

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  1. This is actually something so beautiful I would print it out and mount it on my wall
  2. Usually if you install Windows 10 then Linux, it'll overwrite the Windows MBR with the GRUB bootloader. I quite like the W10 boot menu so I used EasyBCD to add my Linux distro to the W10 boot menu, then overwrote the GRUB MBR. There are tutorials online if you are more interested.
  3. Took a bit of thinking but Halo 2 Mass Effect 2 Batlefield: Bad Company 2 Civilization IV Flight Simulator X
  4. The reason I'd suggest the separate partitions would be should you have to reinstall Windows and hence reinstall the games, you wouldn't need to move your files about, as you could just wipe the games partition. There shouldn't be a significant performance impact either way.
  5. My personal recommendations in that case would probably be; SSD: Partition 1: NTFS Windows Install Partition 2: ext4 Linux Mint (You could add a swap partition for mint too if required) HDD: Partition 1: NTFS Windows Games Partition 2: NTFS Files Partition 3: ext4 Linux Games The reason for this is often modern games can be up to 50GB or so installed, and assuming you split the SSD in half, that'd be Windows + 4 games on the SSD to fill it to capacity. Windows also performs a lot better with free space on the drive. Linux on the other hand is much more forgiving. That said, that is purely my recommendation and do with it as you see fit The beauty of modern systems is you can always resize partitions if you find the original layout doesn't work. That said it is better to size them properly first time!
  6. Well my question to you would be how many files do you expect to have? Applications (especially games) tend to be significantly larger in size than documents (save maybe HD movies and large photo libraries), so many would find it difficult to fill 1TB with purely files.
  7. Well well well a couple of months to catch up on Bought then broke an MSI gaming laptop (praise the lord for Amazon refunds) R9 270X And bought my dad a NAS for his business...now to get him to use it!
  8. Ah good to see you back! I too have just returned from an extended period of absence. Good to see the old lot are still about!
  9. Hey all, sorry I've been away for a while for a variety of reasons, but seasons greetings to you all (you Americans and your 'happy holidays'. Here every holiday is happy especially if skiving off work!)
  10. As requested, following return from holiday in Florida I include the instructions for making your own mount. Please note this is not a free license, each use of this requires a royalty to be paid to me of one complete wire clothes hanger. For licenses over 10,000 items, price is reduced to 3/4 a hanger per use. And before you ask, it took too long.
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  12. A bit late but an i5 2320 and a GA-Z68AP-D3. And soon to join will be a Radeon R9 270
  13. When I next take my cooler off I will update this thread
  14. Well my patented retention mechanism appears to be working fine for now, and if it ain't broke, don't fix it. Loving the extra 0.3 it's giving me on my Windows Experience Index scores Annoying about not being able to use the extra sticks of RAM, but hey I'm not sure I need much more than 8GB anyway...except for my e-peen of course (playing Rust has recently shortened it significantly). Not sure how old the board is so would they accept an RMA?
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