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Not quick enough specially in the case of 2.5" HDs. I thought perpendicular writing tech would give us 1TB 2.5"ers by now. :'(


2.5" drives only have a single platter.
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2.5" drives only have a single platter.

WRONG. you'll find most of the large capacity drives have more than one. Like samsung's 500gb drive has 3
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Except for the 8GB model

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Just to clarify where the line is drawn:

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HP Mini 2133

ultra mobile with a surprisingly large keyboard.

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Except for the 8GB model

Nice dock! That the official Nokia dock or sometin?
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Nice dock! That the official Nokia dock or sometin?

Nah... ebay/yum cha job I had one for my original N95 as well... the tightarses made it like 2mm too small for my 8GB battery to fit in (so I had to order a new one when I got my 8GB) Here's the store... http://myworld.ebay.com.au/electronic_world

The cable on the left hand side connects to a 3.5mm out on the back... plugs into your speakers or line in on your PC... the little dot on the right hand side shows the battery charging status, and the one on the left acts as a microphone when connected to line out (for handsfree)

Comes out to around $25-30 including shipping...

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Usb 2 -> ide 2.5/3.5 & sata cable (with power adapter), $15 from ebay..



handiest thing ever if you're forever fixing other peoples PCs or have a bunch of ide drives lying about

also, couple of usb nokia 6110 chargers since I never remember to put my phone on charge at home, 2 or 3 dollars each @ ebay

and thisbutyoualreadyknewthat
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I'm eyeing off these cases:









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What model is the second case?
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1. Lian Li PC -101
2. Lian Li PC-A10B
3. SilverStone TJ07
4. Lian Li PC-A77B Full Tower

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Danny Granger won MIP last year, but it should have been Kevin Durant. This year, you might wanna replace the middle 'I' with a 'V'

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no thanks silva :c Its b/w the silverstone and the lian li full tower atm.

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1. Lian Li PC -101
2. Lian Li PC-A10B
3. SilverStone TJ07
4. Lian Li PC-A77B Full Tower

1)looks a bit strange, upside down motherboard mounting is cool, but a bit cluttered.



2)best of the lot imo, looks good both aesthetically and internally, similar chamber system to the P180



3)silverstone looks very nice on the outside without the stupid case window, internal layout seems pretty good too, but the mesh without filters down the bottom will bring a lot of dust into the system.



4)Average layout, tacky blue LCD and by the looks of it pretty prone to dust:


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Danny Granger won MIP last year, but it should have been Kevin Durant. This year, you might wanna replace the middle 'I' with a 'V'

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lol bushy - ive read heaps of reviews on all of them.... but thanks for your input.

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p180/P182 still kicks their arses for functionality/quiet though

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cycloDS Evo for homebrew and roms



awesome-o

AWW, is that like the supercard for the original DS ?
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p180/P182 still kicks their arses for functionality/quiet though

Yeah I'm seriously in love with my case - it's just so bloody handy and the layout is perfect. The internals are as tidy as a motherfucker.
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I need a new case. I have to hotwire my PC to turn it on, 'cause the power button is fucked.

Maybe I just need a new PC altogether.

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Stacker or STFU.

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p180 case's are the sex. I really wanted when I bought my PC but I bought it off my mate in a retail store and he couldn't get them in, ended up getting a TT case

ps. score on the laptop diarx, nice specs for the price!
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Would have been a score if it didnt arrive DOA =/

In the mean time I'll have to put up with my dying HP

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AWW, is that like the supercard for the original DS ?

does not compute...

what do you mean? it works on DS and DS lite..
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Stacker or STFU.

Latest purchase:

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solid state or stfu

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Danny Granger won MIP last year, but it should have been Kevin Durant. This year, you might wanna replace the middle 'I' with a 'V'

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As trase once said:

solid state or stfu

at ~$500 for 32GB STFU...

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just sell your shithouse records - you have enough ;P

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Danny Granger won MIP last year, but it should have been Kevin Durant. This year, you might wanna replace the middle 'I' with a 'V'

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just sell your shithouse records - you have enough ;P

Oh snap

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does not compute...

what do you mean? it works on DS and DS lite..

dw, that computes for me.
my friend had 'supercard' when ds come out, which was a card you stick into the GBA slot, which had a slot for a flash memory stick. then you had to get a seperate device to take the roms from pc to the flash card.

i forgot about it for a while but ive wanted to find an easier way to get free nintendo, rather than buy 4 different devices.
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This decade hasnt been as wild, exciting or as decadent as the 90s...Instead weve seen rampant commercialism musically fed to a comfortably numb, dumbed down live-in-the-moment society...In many ways we've witnessed the fun of the 90s being replaced by the anger of this decade.

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dw, that computes for me.
my friend had 'supercard' when ds come out, which was a card you stick into the GBA slot, which had a slot for a flash memory stick. then you had to get a seperate device to take the roms from pc to the flash card.

i forgot about it for a while but ive wanted to find an easier way to get free nintendo, rather than buy 4 different devices.

Cyclods is a slot 1 solution, no GBA cart needed for playing commercial roms

http://www.dsfanboy.com/2008/05/20/h...ods-evolution/

I do recall it needing a GBA memory cart for running linux or something similar though?
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+ 2 x 22", 2ms goodness



now everything matches
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now everything matches

You could've saved yourself alot of trouble and just bought a Mac...

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awesome choice.

Had mine quite a while now, it's been rock solid.

I go back to my old g15 (which now resides on my work pc) and it feels like a clunky POS in comparisson.
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g15 was actually on the wishlist, but the tarantula was the same price ($100). couldn't resist
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Bought a logitech VX nano during my lunch break since the full size receiver on my MS wireless notebook 3000 was a little too large and annoying to keep plugging in..

Awesome price @ $61, recall seeing it in JB for about a hundred and thinking fuck that.



Very suprised by how responsive it is for a cordless, the scroll wheel is also pretty amazing.. Almost tempted to buy the full sized version.
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Weeeee new notebook arrived today.

HP mini note 2133

Very tiny, brushed aluminium, better screen @ a proper res (1280 x 786) than the EEEPC and smaller/lighter than the macbook air (and it has an ethernet port/sd card slot/express card slot etc)


Next to a 15" macbook pro for comparison:



Only thing I am thinking about doing is pulling out the 120gb hdd and putting in a SSD

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the HP 2133 isn't bad the only thing that bothers me is the touchpad with the left and right click on the sides rather than the bottom. besides for that it's a pretty nifty machine big keyboard is much much better when using it for long periods of time

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It's running vista business (surprisingly quickly) Although, I reckon I'll end up loading ubuntu or solaris on it.

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where did you get it from

i was looking at getting an eeepc, but if thats better ill get it
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I got it cheap through the employee purchase program

Staticice should point you in the right direction.

There are a few different revisions, make sure you get the 1.6ghz with 2gb

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over the last month or so, i ended up buying the following:

1. 640GB 3.5" WD SATA HDD


2. Focusrite Saffire LE




3. Sennheiser HD25-1 II




4. Clarion DXZ586USB




5. 4GB Kingston USB Memory Stick




6. RCA composite splitters/combiners, 3.5mm stereo extenders, 220v stepdown transformer etc. + various tidbits


7. 320GB 2.5" SATA HDD


8. 2.5" Ritmo SATA HDD USB Enclosure

9. 3.5" Ritmo IDE/SATA HDD USB Enclosure

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Just bought Neat Video plugin for VirtualDub ($57 Home version). I've been playing around for the past couple weeks with all sorts of AviSynth filters and liked FFT3DFilter but nothing has managed to clean up my VHS captures quite as good as Neat Video.

You can use it in an AviSynth script too for faster frameserving even though it's a VirtualDub plugin.
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I am really happy with my NEC Versa, but Windows Vista has been the bane of my existence. I have adapted well to using it, but it's a major fuckabout when I can't dl and install a good number of programs that I urgently need. At least Zoomtext 9.1 offers Vista support.

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Epson multi-funtion scanner/printer/copier. Will only be using it for scanning purposes but it's cheap at $58. Sure the $400 scanners are better quality but I don't need to enlarge stuff.
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