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    Cracking PC deal for those members of staff that can never get enough speed

    Chillblast - The UK's most awarded Custom PC builder - Cheap PCs - Gaming PCs - Workstations

    I'm not gonna say anything. Well, apart from even if I won the lottery, I wouldn't.

    I think it'd be worth the money just to be able to shout "are you SERIOUS?" at anyone complaining "it's not quite as nippy as it used to be" 10 years down the line.

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    Give me the 1000 xxc can am renegade with ricochet skid plates and pimped out for £10k !!!

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    On the plus side, every time someone asked how much that cost, you could stand up with hands on hip and announce in deep, projected voice

    TEN THOUSAND POUNDS

    That is ridiculous though. If you're talking games, you could probably get 80% of the performance for 10% of the price, and 90% for 20%. No reason to spend that much except bragging rights, and I prefer my forum signatures a little cheaper, thanks.

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    used to be fun doing that sort of customisation with an alienware build, adding in all the extras to see the laughable price.

    That being said that machine looks crap ! 48gb of RAM ! are they serious ! :P

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    Old CPUs (x5690 rather than E5 series and old motherboard as well) and slow RAM (where's the 2800MHz DDR3?)... and come on... just water cooling? where's the Liquid nitrogen

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    Quote Originally Posted by Willott View Post
    where's the Liquid nitrogen
    their building is up a lift so they cant use it lol

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    It still wont even be able to run crysis on max graphics.

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    Quote Originally Posted by synaesthesia View Post
    I think it'd be worth the money just to be able to shout "are you SERIOUS?" at anyone complaining "it's not quite as nippy as it used to be" 10 years down the line.
    In 10 years time, it may well be a bog standard PC!

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    £8333.33 ex VAT... I wonder if I could get this for work.

    48GB of RAM means you won’t run out of RAM... ever.
    Unless you set it up as a SQL or exchange server, then you can kiss that memory goodbye.

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    That price is nothing. Try customising a Mac Pro on their site.

    I think I got it up to about £45k once.

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    Quote Originally Posted by X-13 View Post
    48GB of RAM means you won’t run out of RAM... ever.
    Unless you set it up as a SQL or exchange server, then you can kiss that memory goodbye.
    I thought that line was a risky one to drop in too - I remember reading about 1GB HDD's and thinking "who on Earth would need that much storage on their home PC?!"

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    Dual Intel Xeon X5690 chips (6 cored) overclocked to 4.6GHz (55Ghz combined total)
    55Ghz total.... pet peeve of mine, hate it when they combine the core frequencies.....

    Windows 7.... so last year...

    Oh and no monitor??
    Last edited by CHR1S; 17th May 2013 at 12:10 PM.

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    could be wrong here but aren't the 680's not the Titans ( Thought they did GTX 690 ) and not sure which model is the Titan

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    Quote Originally Posted by mac_shinobi View Post
    could be wrong here but aren't the 680's not the Titans (thought they did GTX 690).
    You're right. The Titan is completely different from the GTX 680 and 690. It's essentially a cheaper Tesla K20.

    Quote Originally Posted by mac_shinobi View Post
    not sure which model is the Titan
    Err, the GTX Titan.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Arthur View Post
    You're right. The Titan is completely different from the GTX 680 and 690. It's essentially a cheaper Tesla K20.


    Err, the GTX Titan.
    Oopps lol. Thanks for the correction. Wasn't sure if they gave it a specific model number

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