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Alex Colson

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About Alex Colson

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    Male
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    In a house in the UK
  • Biography
    I am definightly a human.... yeah, i think they'll buy that...
  • Occupation
    Full time - student // Part time - Bartender/waiter....*Sigh*

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  • CPU
    Intel Core i5-8400
  • Motherboard
    Gigabyte B370 D
  • RAM
    16GB DDR4 3200Mhz (2x8GB)
  • GPU
    AMD radeon R9 270x 4GB
  • Case
    Fractal Design white
  • Storage
    120GB Kingston SSD, 1TB 7200RPM Seagate
  • PSU
    EVGA 600W No Modular
  • Display(s)
    Samsung 27' Curved TV, BenQ 27inch
  • Cooling
    Stock CPU Cooler
  • Keyboard
    Tecknet RGB blue switch 75% mechanical Keyboatd
  • Mouse
    Logitech G305 wireless
  • Sound
    Still Bweeep
  • Operating System
    Windows 10 Home edition (64-bit)

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  1. Like their is a 1660 OC 6GB for £207 on amazon. So that makes 3 to choose from
  2. I did think of going for the 580 but i'm trying to get a new card with a decent life span (lookin to last for the next couple years.
  3. Soooo I'm currently looking to upgrade my GPU as my current r9 270x is starting to fall behind in some games i have been playing and maybe it's time to move on from it. So far I have two different cards in mind; XFX Radeon Rx 590 https://www.amazon.co.uk/XFX-Radeon-GDDR5-DVI-D-Graphics/dp/B07JQDKNXS/ref=sr_1_4?crid=2X7RMI1PJBHCU&dchild=1&keywords=gpu&qid=1589373546&s=computers&sprefix=GPU%2Ccomputers%2C152&sr=1-4&th=1 and the XFX RX 5500 XT https://www.amazon.co.uk/XFX-3xDisplay-PCI-Express-Graphics-RX-55XT8DFD6/dp/B082KYFDYC/ref=pd_sbs_147_2/261-2996367-4569543?_encoding=UTF8&pd_rd_i=B082KYFDYC&pd_rd_r=4a3f2994-0f7e-4d1f-b63a-94d671bb31e8&pd_rd_w=Wj9HQ&pd_rd_wg=EmXI7&pf_rd_p=2773aa8e-42c5-4dbe-bda8-5cdf226aa078&pf_rd_r=QQJF4DN4QQ0RN9PKKFWS&psc=1&refRID=QQJF4DN4QQ0RN9PKKFWS If it was to be between these two what ones would you guys suggest? And if you have a suggestion that is around the similar price range as these Gpu's feel free to throw it below and explain if it will work better than the ones i have looked at. Many thanks in advance
  4. Sooo, Firstly been a while since i posted here.

    Woops

     

    Secondly Ignore the pfp forgot i had it bound to discord... So ya'll must have seen Happyshark at somepoint Xd.

     

    Finally was wondering if theses where good monitors for general use / Gaming on?

     

    BenQ

    https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B073NTCT4R/ref=cm_sw_r_apa_i_GVdREb8R1BX4A

     

    Acerhttps://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B01L89GYRY/ref=cm_sw_r_apa_i_dWdREbHEBSC87

     

    Both have already been bought, (Acer is delayed until in stock/ damn thing told me 9 where left fml)

     

    1. dizmo

      dizmo

      27" at 1080p is a no go for me.

  5. Soo, curious to see what ppl will say. 

     

    Wanna do a 3D animation but dunno what i want to animate, soooo what would you guys like to see animated (only know humanoid movements atm)

     

    Brain storm :D

    1. Cyberspirit

      Cyberspirit

      ? A skeleton tumbling down the stairs?

  6. Soo~ decided to commit to getting white led strips to put in my pc case so it would add to the "clean" asthetics it has. Currently waiting for it to arrive and will probs post an image when i put them in.

     

    Next meaningful upgrade is gonna be gpu, currently at a r9 290x or 280x can't recall which one. And it aint holdin up as well ( tbf it went through the leaking damage of my AIO last year) so it held up long enough :D

  7. image.thumb.png.d1b3f1dc25a3824dbde399c92c4e8f94.thumb.png.43b74ee9aabe25fb7252411bd152b56d.png

     

    So i posted this a year back, recently shared it with a discord server as one of the members has been showing their wallpaper backgrounds.

     

    And someone came across it and was saying it is lewd....

     

    I would much appreciate to see what others opinions on it is. As to me this is just a cool stylisation of Zero two :/

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    2. Jtalk4456

      Jtalk4456

      there's a difference between sexy and lewd. This is sexy

    3. TopHatProductions115

      TopHatProductions115

      It's not lewd if it's 02. Just bad story writing :P 

       

      jk

    4. Beef Boss

      Beef Boss

      @TopHatProductions115

      That wasn't funny. Despite my reaction.

  8. So firstly, if you are an amazon employee this isnt aimed at all of you,

     

    But come one if you are working in customer service, Especially when dealing with an issue regarding the customers money (refund) don't Bs, don't lie, don't give them false hope.

     

    As i had an issue with my prime (unactive for a yr now) and it randomly decided to renew itself. How do i find out? email, SMS, notification from amazon. Nope, throughy bloody online banking when i noticed i was down cash i had....

     

    Contacted support and requested a full, refund not the partial one as this charge had not input from my side, was lead down a 20minute chat saying i'll have the full refund, along with me multiple times wanting them to confirm the amount and an email with the amount owed, never got the email,

     

    Today i decided to enquire about the thing to be told only the partial payment was being refunded, explained to them what i was meant to be owed and has now been confirmed that the remainder should arrive in my account in the next week.

     

    I am not one to put complaints against ppl unless it regards my own money ( does not include stupid purchases i have made :/ ) 

     

    But you don't lie to a customer about the many they are wanting to be returned especially when it is for a valid reason...

     

    and on another note, don't BS me when it comes to cash as its one thing i keep close tabs on due to Uni for the time being

  9. Turns out i am still Alive!

     

    Kinda let this fall to the back burner some how, so how people doing n All?

     

    Wanna see how ppl doing coming up sooo soon to christmas 

    1. Cyberspirit

      Cyberspirit

      I'm doing good myself. I went a little above my limit for Christmas but I'm still in the green. xD

      How are you doing? Any plans?

    2. Alex Colson

      Alex Colson

      @Cyberspirit Not too bad Last stretch for the day till christmas tomorrow, working today and Boxing day so they will be fun. But been going good!!!

      (Soz for late response)

  10. I swear to god looking at second hand things to buy annoys me.

     

    a). Do not use image filters

    Like come on any image filter will flag a buyer off you post, because it looks like your hiding something. 

     

    b). Don't mark your shit as free when its not.

    If you put the free tag on your product sell PLEASE include at the start ideally [Not free open to Offers] *Product Name* as the amount of times i ignore Free Items on the second hand list is outrageous due to people then requesting such price for it.

     

    c). clean you shit,

    you want it to be appealing. Bring the buyer in by making it look well cared for. 

     

    d). Mark any damage or blemish.

    Fully photo all damages or scratches and other shiz as people will complain when it comes in the condition they didn't want it to be. 

     

    e). Last but not least detailed photos, the more you show detailed photos of the item the more it looks geniune and not a scam, and the more it shows you care about the customer by having said photos with it.

     

    ITS NOT FLUFFING HARD TO DO THIS LIKE COME ON PPL

  11. @Windows7ge Nah didn't power on without the cpu, thing is the capacitors on the board are getting charged. I'll need to get a multimeter to it tomorrow and check how far the power is possibly getting.
  12. Apologies on poor resizing of image, these are being sent via a phone with limited. But thats the Motherboard, and the Model shown in the lower image
  13. PSU works, Fans work, GPU works only thing i cant test is the CPU as dont have another board to test it on.
  14. So i have a Gigabyte board here and its no longer posting when i press the power button on. I have tried removing all extras from the mobo bar the chip to see if it would post and still no response even when shorting the two pins, i was wondering if their is another way to power the board or is this a lost cause? I'll update the type of board when i figure it out, the pc its in is pretty old. Thanks for any feedback or advice in advance ?
  15. Gonna sound real stupid but the cooler master support page kinda sucks....

    1. Alex Colson

      Alex Colson

      wont allow me to update the support ticket with the information needed. tried Chrome, Edge even Internet Explorer. And i really need this replaced fast :/ 

    2. _StrikE_

      _StrikE_

      Ouch.... hopefully you will get it sorted, worst case can't you open a new support ticket ?

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