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Old 03-14-2013, 05:55 PM   #21 (permalink)
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You may not have enough cash to buy an i5 unless you find a better deal on Ebay. You can't have mine

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Intel-i5-750...297935&sr=1-27
INTEL Core i5-750S 2660MHz LGA1156 8M: Amazon.co.uk: Computers & Accessories
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Intel-Core-7...297963&sr=1-72
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Old 03-14-2013, 06:43 PM   #22 (permalink)
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Just how noticeable a difference do you think i will I see if I sprung for the i5?
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Old 03-14-2013, 06:47 PM   #23 (permalink)
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Honestly, not much due to the fact that you are getting what is still a rather weak GPU.
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Old 03-18-2013, 07:38 AM   #24 (permalink)
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Hi guys, I've got the parts today but the GPU still is too big for my machine?

Have they sent me the wrong one or is there something I'm missing?

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A low profile bracket should be in the package that you need to use. The site stated it was included.
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Old 03-18-2013, 08:06 AM   #26 (permalink)
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Yeah I realised after posting that I need to unscrew the bracket and add the other one too it, doh.

Also, once opening this thing up I'd need to take all kinds of things out to access where one of the sticks of ram is out, I think it's underneath the hard drive and there's a big *** fan in the middle almost covering the other one too..
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That's why I was asking if there was enough clearance to begin with. I thought those Geil sticks had heatsinks on them which could have caused some problems.
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That's why I was asking if there was enough clearance to begin with. I thought those Geil sticks had heatsinks on them which could have caused some problems.
I haven't bought them yet, I think i'll hold off.
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I don't see why you wouldn't. Just realized I mentioned RAM from another thread
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Old 03-18-2013, 02:57 PM   #30 (permalink)
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Just letting you know this new card is a massive improvement like you said. It increased my windows index score from 3.4 to 6.9 for a start. Games are running much more smooth, thanks a lot!
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