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Forum: Mainboard & CPU 12-02-17, 11:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 981
Posted By GrassyUK
Back Panel, I've tried the front aswell but its...

Back Panel, I've tried the front aswell but its the same + very unbalanced. Left is much louder.
Forum: Mainboard & CPU 11-02-17, 04:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 981
Posted By GrassyUK
Angry New z270 sound crackle

Recently built my i7 7700k into a Z270-A ASUS Prime motherboard.

Sound was absolutely fine before on my MSI z68. Now there is a very invasive crackle noise. its bearable with music to some extent...
Forum: New Build Advice 04-02-17, 07:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,158
Posted By GrassyUK
It Works!

Wasn't sure where to post this thread but here it is.

Just making this post so others know it can be done. I couldn't find anything on the web about a Fractal Define C and Noctua D-15.

Quick...
Forum: Air Cooling 02-02-17, 09:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,422
Posted By GrassyUK
Nice! Reassuring.

Nice! Reassuring.
Forum: Air Cooling 02-02-17, 08:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,422
Posted By GrassyUK
Yeah It feels kinda bad buying this cooler then...

Yeah It feels kinda bad buying this cooler then stripping an amazing fan off it. I could and probably will replace the fractal with a 120mm Noctua.

This is my first time holding a Noctua fan...
Forum: Air Cooling 02-02-17, 08:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,422
Posted By GrassyUK
Question Noctua D15 Fan Swap?

Long story short.
Big cooler, small fractal case, can't get ram small enough. can't raise cooler fan as no sidepanel clearance.

Swap the 140 noctua with a 120 fractal from the front = more ram...
Forum: Memory 29-01-17, 11:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,457
Posted By GrassyUK
Yeah the D15 is already on order too late to...

Yeah the D15 is already on order too late to cancel. I didn't want an AIO because they are loud in comparison and less reliable.

I can't seem to find any "performance" RAM thats 32mm online at...
Forum: Memory 28-01-17, 11:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,457
Posted By GrassyUK
Yeah I should have mentioned I only use Photoshop...

Yeah I should have mentioned I only use Photoshop occasionally.

This is slightly off topic but ill try be brief.

Case allows up to 168mm heatsink

Noctua d15 is 165mm dual fan, fan can be...
Forum: Memory 28-01-17, 11:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,457
Posted By GrassyUK
Okay so I'm thinking, Corsair LPX 3000mhz...

Okay so I'm thinking,

Corsair LPX 3000mhz 16GB £105
or
Kingston Savage 2666mhz 32GB £100

I mostly play games, I do multitask a lot and use Photoshop etc but nothing crazy.

Which would...
Forum: Memory 27-01-17, 09:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,457
Posted By GrassyUK
Question Is this Memory decent?

HyperX Savage DDR4 Memory 32gb
16gb x2 @2666mhz

http://www.hyperxgaming.com/us/memory/savage-ddr4

It'll be going with a i7 7700k & ASUS Z270 PRIME

Not sure if this memory is good.
I'm...
Forum: Mainboard & CPU 26-01-17, 08:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,434
Posted By GrassyUK
Thanks, I'm putting this in a non windowed...

Thanks, I'm putting this in a non windowed Fractal Define C so I don't mind what it looks like.

If they're similar I think I'll go with the Prime as it seems more straight to the point no...
Forum: Mainboard & CPU 26-01-17, 05:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,434
Posted By GrassyUK
Question ASUS Prime or Strix

Paired with a 7700k I'm unsure which to pick. On amazon there is about £5 difference in price with the Strix being more expensive. I only care about features and performance looks are irrelevant. ...
Forum: New Build Advice 14-01-17, 07:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 807
Posted By GrassyUK
I.T guy at work was given loads of hardware from...

I.T guy at work was given loads of hardware from a company for free and he's just selling it. No clue why they sent loads of enthusiast level stuff.
Forum: New Build Advice 14-01-17, 06:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 807
Posted By GrassyUK
That's the thing, I'm getting this ram for about...

That's the thing, I'm getting this ram for about £90. If I don't buy it in the next few days I'll have to buy 16gb as i;ll miss out on this deal because it'll sell. Waiting for zen could be worth it....
Forum: New Build Advice 14-01-17, 04:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 807
Posted By GrassyUK
Fractal Build

Had my 2500k for 5yrs 1 month and think it's probably due an upgrade. I don't think I'll get massive performance increase but I'm interested in new motherboard features. Do you think it'll be...
Forum: Air Cooling 20-12-16, 02:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,952
Posted By GrassyUK
I had a look but wasn't certain as Fractal cases...

I had a look but wasn't certain as Fractal cases have the sound dampening material on the side panels and from the specs there's only a few mm clearance.
Forum: Air Cooling 20-12-16, 11:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,952
Posted By GrassyUK
Question NH-D15 /w Fractal Define C

Can't figure out whether the cooler will fit in the case comfortably.

Anyone know?
Forum: Storage Mediums 06-11-13, 07:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,101
Posted By GrassyUK
http://uk.camelcamelcamel.com/Samsung-Series-256GB...

http://uk.camelcamelcamel.com/Samsung-Series-256GB-Solid-State/product/B009LI7CTY

So jealous of the people who got it for £144
Forum: Storage Mediums 06-11-13, 07:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,101
Posted By GrassyUK
So for a £33 difference would you get the PRO...

So for a £33 difference would you get the PRO over the EVO?
Forum: Storage Mediums 06-11-13, 06:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,101
Posted By GrassyUK
http://puu.sh/5aB9u.png These are my current...

http://puu.sh/5aB9u.png

These are my current HDD's pretty sure they are all 7200rpm.
I benched their speed a while ago and i think the read was around 50-60mb
Two 500gb are Hitachis
Main...
Forum: Storage Mediums 06-11-13, 06:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,101
Posted By GrassyUK
Should i buy one now at current prices or wait...

Should i buy one now at current prices or wait for black friday / xmas sales for the chance i might get a better deal?
Forum: Storage Mediums 06-11-13, 06:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,101
Posted By GrassyUK
EVO or PRO

I'm either going with the Samsung EVO 250gb or the PRO 256gb.

EVO
http://goo.gl/wAZcnM
£130 Currently

PRO
http://goo.gl/rkEf3O
£163 Currently
Forum: Graphics Cards 03-11-13, 02:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 847
Posted By GrassyUK
Wow that's cheap, for me it's either this or the...

Wow that's cheap, for me it's either this or the gigabyte @ £399
Forum: Graphics Cards 03-11-13, 02:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 620
Posted By GrassyUK
6870 - 780

I currently use a hd 6870 and i was thinking about a gigabyte 780.

The prices have already dropped massively and i was wondering if you think it would drop anymore from now up until just after...
Forum: Graphics Cards 02-11-13, 08:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,216
Posted By GrassyUK
I will overclock any card i get as much as i can....

I will overclock any card i get as much as i can.

If i wanted a decent watercooling setup for the cpu and gpu what price would i be looking at?
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