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  • Digital Foundry: Let's build a 1080p60 gaming PC

  • addyb 30/08/2016


    Yeah they do the smaller (mini itx)version of this card.
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  • addyb 29/08/2016


    I've got the evga gtx 1060 (6GB) gpu in there.
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  • addyb 29/08/2016

    Gaz9000 wrote:
    Would you guys be able to build an MATX 1080p 60fps PC?

    The one thing that puts a lot of console gamers off is they don't want a hulking huge case, but if you could build a small form factor set up it could go a long way to showing you can have something a bit smaller with the same power as a full sized machine

    Yep I did it earlier this week.
    Used this case
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  • addyb 29/08/2016

    Shwing wrote:
    @addyb What's the spec if you don't mind me asking?

    No probs mate.

    I5 6500
    Corsair h55 liquid cooler
    16gb ddr4 Kingston ram
    EVGA 1060 (6GB)
    Samsung evo 120gb ssd
    Toshiba 1TB HDD
    ASRock h110 mini itx mobo
    Seasonic evo fully modular psu
    Coolermaster elite 110 case
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  • addyb 29/08/2016

    I've just built a small form factor gaming pc. It's tiny and goes in my tv cabinet perfect. All in it cost me around 750 but it's a high spec and will last me a good 3-5 years before I need to upgrade.I ended up selling my ps4 and xbox one as I just wanted one system again and most xbox one exclusives are windows bound and the ps4 really hasn't anything else exclusive wise I want.Feels great to just power on and kick back with a 360 controller and game. Absolutely no faffing or configuring. Reply 0
  • The classic 8-bit isometric games that tried to break the mould

  • addyb 24/07/2016

    Last ninja 2 on the speccy was a fav of mine. Reply +4
  • Dino Dini's Kick Off Revival review

  • addyb 29/06/2016

    Well despite its barebones and buggy gameplay I've still managed to sink in around 7 hours play since release.I was a big kick off fan back in the day and whilst this doesn't reach those heights it's still a damn fun game for me. I've had some cracking games online and the net code is pretty solid. Reply +2
  • Finding the humanity in Dark Souls 2

  • addyb 10/04/2016

    Finished DS3 earlier. It's the best souls game for me. More refined combat, areas are consistently of a high standard and the boss fights are fantastic. Reply -1
  • 28 hours with Dark Souls 3's Japanese PS4 import

  • addyb 01/04/2016

    I'm about 2/3rds the way through now. It's been great so far. It maybe is a bit easier for players with experience. The bosses have been great so far. I'm 11 down on that count and I've had troubles with 3 of them. It's hard to say if the bosses are easier as I never had much issues with them on previous games bar a few so this so far follows suit.Combat for me is excellent and the enemies hit harder and faster so you really need to have your roll and blocking skills honed as parrying is a lot harder and riskier to pull off. Reply +1
  • Face-Off: Dark Souls 3

  • addyb 26/03/2016

    Some minor frame rate issues aside the game is absolutely brilliant. I'll be interested in comparing the 2 version so since I've double dipped. Reply +2
  • Dark Souls 3: see how the Bloodborne engine runs on Xbox One

  • addyb 24/03/2016

    Sunk 3 hours into it tonight. Plays fine on the xbox one. No complaints here. Reply 0
  • Dark Souls 3 PC system specs revealed

  • addyb 19/12/2015


    Agreed. Demons is my favourite of all the souls games. It just has a really creepy vibe to it.
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  • addyb 19/12/2015

    Cannot wait for this :) Reply 0
  • Watch someone defeat Bloodborne's terrifying DLC boss unarmed (on NG+7)

  • addyb 11/12/2015

    Alex_Star wrote:@Ivattthestanier @jinglejangleInsight don't affect any kind of difficulty on the game, it's a retarded rumor that some lunatic started or something while struggling with the game probably. I tried myself doing a ng with max insight and one with 10-20, nothing is different. There are only a few select examples of insight making the game harder; lanterns guys in the cathedral ward getting their buffs/magic attacks, mad ones spawning in hemwick lane, lower frenzy resistance... pretty much itThis. It only effects your frenzy meter and the enemies mentioned. The entire game remains at the same difficulty obviously depending on what playthrough you're on. Reply 0
  • A guide to the best Black Friday gaming deals

  • addyb 23/11/2015

    Buy xbox one games on digital from foreign stores and every purchase is like a super black Friday. Tales from the borderlands complete -3.50Resident evil revelations 2 complete 10Borderlands handsome jack collection -13And so on etc etc etc Reply 0
  • Gear VR's consumer version will ship this November for $99

  • addyb 10/11/2015

    A lad at work has this. He fetched it to work with him a few weeks ago. As good as Google cardboard is for the price the gear vr is a lot better. I'd bite at around 40 and for that I'm sure you will get your monies worth :) Reply +1
  • UK tabloids point the finger at Call of Duty, GTA in coverage of 15-year-old TalkTalk hacker

  • addyb 28/10/2015

    He's waiting for his lag switch from banggood before embarking on a killing spree. Reply 0
  • Don't stop the music: Why Guitar Hero is making a comeback

  • addyb 30/09/2015

    Pre ordered. Love these games :) Reply +1
  • Rare Replay studio's first UK chart-topper since Banjo-Kazooie on N64 in 1998

  • addyb 11/08/2015

    It's a great collection. Besides jetpac the other speccy games haven't aged well for me but the rest of the collection is great. Rc pro am and cobra triangle being the stand outs on nes. The rest I can play anytime as they have aged quite well. Only paid 15 for it as well which is probably the best bargain in gaming I've had. I originally was going to buy another xb1 for the gears remake but had to dive in earlier to get this. Reply 0
  • Gears of War: Ultimate Edition comes with all the Gears games

  • addyb 03/08/2015

    Good time to be a gamer. Got halo collection to play through. Then it's rare replay tomorrow. Gears of war ultimate, Mario maker and then some uncharted remastered. Lovely :) Reply +5
  • Wii U lifetime sales pass 10 million, Splatoon sells 1.62m

  • addyb 29/07/2015

    ronorra wrote:@cbaxter006 I think the problem for oldies like me who often remember Nintendo's golden age with rose tinted glasses. They haven't progressed with the times, it all seem to be a downward spiral since the n64 days.A shame you are getting negged for this, since everyone that were there in the SNES era can agree that it was the golden age of Nintendo and that the N64 was where things went downhill. Problem tho is that the Nintendo fan nowadays is unable to grasp that.Good to see tho that Nintendo is doing better then expected, don't want them to disappear.Agree. The snes will always be my favourite console. The games library was truly incredible. Reply 0
  • addyb 29/07/2015

    The Wii U is fantastic. And that's coming from someone who has recently spent over 2k on a gaming laptop. Check my impartial behaviour out :) Reply +1
  • It gets worse - Batman: Arkham Knight on PC lacks console visual features

  • addyb 25/06/2015

    Disappointed to hear this game is a mess on pc. Got this as a freebie with my new laptop incoming but looks like I'll hold off to see if it's fixed. Failing that I'll just buy it for PS4 at a later date. I do want a batman fix so might play origins. Reply -1
  • PS Now UK beta rental prices are pretty high

  • addyb 11/06/2015

    The beta worked flawless for me but give me a 5 monthly sub or forget it. Reply 0
  • Does Scholar of the First Sin make Dark Souls 2 worth returning to?

  • addyb 08/04/2015

    Loving this game. Even an apparently weak game in the souls franchise is still better than the majority of the crap they churn out these days. Reply +7
  • addyb 08/04/2015

    I never played the original release but I'm progressing ok on this. Struggled with the opening area a bit but since then it's been typical souls progression for me. Get stuck for a while, beat it, get a bit further, rinse repeat. I'm no expert souls player either. I have the experience but dont have uber skills. Reply +5
  • addyb 08/04/2015

    Really enjoying this. Decided to buy this when still half way into bloodborne and its kept me off that for a few days. I love BB I really do but always missed a proper souls game and since I bypassed this when first released I had to dive in with the definitive edition.As for the durability debate I can't say it sullies my experience. I'd heard about it beforehand but I just treat it as a built in game mechanic. I always have 3-4 main weapons of different types anyway so it's a non issue for me. Reply +1
  • Bloodborne review

  • addyb 27/03/2015

    Been playing this since Tuesday and its outstanding. Its a really special game and right up there with the best I've ever played over 35 years of gaming. It's the main reason I bought a PS4. From software can do no wrong in my eyes. The world's and gameplay they craft is just utterly sublime. BB is simply put a joy to play. No other game has ever given me such frustration and jubilation in equal measures. Best game of this gen by such a margin it's not even funny and in years down the line will be remembered in these greatest games of all time lists :) Reply +3
  • Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin's release date brought forward a week

  • addyb 18/03/2015

    Calverz wrote:Bloodborne this, bloodborne that. Yawn.Bloodborne bloodborne bloodborne bloodborne bloodborneSomething tells me you haven't got a PS4? Never mind. Your only missing out on the best game this gen so far :)Oh and I only jest. Before some irate forum dweller starts getting upset lol. Reply 0
  • addyb 18/03/2015

    Calverz wrote:Bloodborne this, bloodborne that. Yawn.Bloodborne bloodborne bloodborne bloodborne bloodborneSomething tells me you haven't got a PS4? Never mind. Your only missing out on the best game this gen so far :)Oh and I only jest. Before some irate forum dweller starts getting upset lol. Reply +1
  • Nintendo NX is "new hardware with a brand new concept"

  • addyb 17/03/2015

    Why would anyone want it to be like the PS4/XB1. I couldn't care less if the next hardware wasn't on parity. I don't really want the same games spread over 3 consoles. It's bad enough with Sony and MS having near enough identical libraries (due to multi plats) I just want some innovation and some fun from my gaming. I'm happy with my ps4 and Xbox one but want something different as well. Reply +8
  • Bloodborne's combat convinced me I don't need a sword and shield any more

  • addyb 16/03/2015

    Bear164 wrote:Come on Friday 27th cant wait.Tues 24th for us US store digital buyers :) Reply 0
  • addyb 16/03/2015

    Sunsprie wrote:@bosseye That's good to know lol. I am expecting my first child (a boy) in June. I figured I will buy final fantasy type 0 for my xbox and it will be my last big game I finish until the baby's arrives and I get into a routine lol. It's gonna be fun.Yeah like mentioned it's second nature before long. My wife is expecting our 4th child end of July and I still get plenty of time to game if I want it. Kids are in bed around half 7 so that leaves me with 5 hours a night if I wanted. I only tend to have 1 or 2 though depending on the game. I've a lot of tv shows on the go as well.As for this game well I've pre ordered the US version. 8 sleeps to go before I play the best game this gen by a mile :) Reply 0
  • Video: The Order 1886 - debating the issue of value

  • addyb 20/02/2015

    Love all the people saying the game is crap when they haven't even played it. Way to make the internet speak for yourselves guys.Sad indeed. Oh and know I haven't played this yet or infact been on my ps4 since xmas but I'm looking forward to trying this out for myself next week :) Reply +4
  • New Nintendo 3DS review

  • addyb 13/02/2015

    Looking forward to getting mine delivered from on Monday. :) Reply 0
  • Resident Evil 2 fan remake shown off from start to finish

  • addyb 02/02/2015

    JoelCBryant wrote:my friend's mother makes $61 an hour on the laptop . She has been out of work for eight months but last month her pay check was $19607 just working on the laptop for a few hours. Read More Here .... jobs-mill.COMMy friends mother earns more on the game. Fuck off! Reply -1
  • Metroid Prime remains one of Nintendo's finest games

  • addyb 01/02/2015

    Uberheertje wrote:FFS, I downloaded it and I can't play it, at least mention that you can't play it with a wiiU controller. Why the fuck is that not possible.Not being funny but maybe you should of researched it before buying. Reply -2
  • addyb 01/02/2015

    To further expand why I've never played any of these. When the N64 came out I was 17-18 years old and was constantly out clubbing and doing all sorts of crap. I owned an N64 but only ever played a handful of games. Always regretted never playing these and didn't want to pay the silly eBay prices. Reply -11
  • addyb 01/02/2015

    Looking forward to playing these once I'm back from my weekend away. Never played a metroid prime before. Reply +3
  • Driveclub's free Japan DLC available now via 3.33GB update

  • addyb 19/01/2015

    Yeah it's a great game. Unfortunately I've hit a point where I'm a bit bored of it now so haven't had a proper go since before Xmas. Had my monies worth though. :)Looking forward to Pcars now :) Reply 0
  • Nintendo announces new Fire Emblem game for 3DS

  • addyb 14/01/2015

    Great news. Loved awakening on the 3DS. It was my first FE experience so will definitely be up for more :) Reply 0
  • North America gets $15-a-month PlayStation Now subscription service

  • addyb 05/01/2015

    If cheap psn codes can bring it to around 8 a month then I'll bite. I don't drink so have to spend my massive cash flow on something :) Reply 0
  • Linx 8 review - exploring the sub-100 Windows tablet experience

  • addyb 05/01/2015

    I ordered one last night from the eBay link posted earlier. 59 delivered. More than happy with that. It will more than likely just get used for streaming and some browsing but will definitely be giving steam a whirl. Reply +2
  • addyb 05/01/2015

    Gonna grab one of these from ebay. Got shed loads of indie games on steam I'd like to play. Reply +2
  • Reader's top 50 games of 2014

  • addyb 02/01/2015

    The_shlaaaag_returns wrote:@Number1Laing Yeah, pretty much. The core gameplay has barely changed in over 20 years. I'm not saying it's a bad game because it isn't, but of all Nintendo's core franchises, Mario Kart has changed the least and is still based more on luck than skill.The core gameplay of pretty much any franchise out there remains the same. Fifa, cod, halo, God of war, assassins creed, batman, gran turismo etc etc etc Reply +2
  • addyb 02/01/2015

    Some quality games in that list. Surprised MK8 is top considering no one owns a Wii U right? Reply -3
  • Eurogamer's Game of the Year 2014

  • addyb 01/01/2015

    electrolite wrote:@belziah what ARE you going on about?He's probably upset advanced warfare didn't get goty ;) Reply +3
  • addyb 01/01/2015

    belziah wrote:Predictable EUROGAMER hypocrisy!The more things change, the more they stay the same. Once again, not a criticism of the game, not played it, but the bullshit justification. Twenty year old gameplay is the new next-gen gameplay. You couldn't make it up.And what games these days have next gen gameplay? Shadow of mordor has a neat nemesis system and forza has the drivatar stuff but this gen so far has all just been slightly better visuals. Reply +1
  • addyb 01/01/2015

    Problem I have with Drive club is I've just got bored of it real fast. The lack of variety in races let's it down for me. I hate drift events and the AI is silly so only time trials appeal. Don't get me wrong I've more then had my moneys worth out of it but I'm kind of done with the game now. I much prefer GT6 due to having a better career mode so gone back to that. For the 29 I paid for it though I have been impressed. Reply 0
  • addyb 01/01/2015

    OnlyJoeKing wrote:@addyb oh right haha I'm thinking of crash bandicoot racing. Now that I think about it, they're very similar. I preferred Diddy Kong I think. Both were great though.Lol thought you meant crash. I'd love another of those. Either karting or platformer. Reply +2