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Playseat challenge - £134.99 @ Box
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This is the first time I’ve posted something XD , since this isn’t available at a lot of places I thought this was a fairly good deal, never bought anything from box.co.uk so I ca… Read more

iansroper2 h, 41 m ago

these look a lot of fun, shame that I could only see the cockpit one which …these look a lot of fun, shame that I could only see the cockpit one which is compatible with PS4. good find heat added!!



Racing seats and cockpits are not console compatible or otherwise - they are just racing seats and cockpits - the platform you use is irrelevant. It's all about the wheel/pedal/shifter combo you want to use.
Edited by: "Daz555" 16 h, 49 m ago

Be warned, I bought one of these, and there was issues with the hook and loop on the underside that held the seat, i had to jump through hoops for playseat for weeks! to get a simple strap replaced.

The seat is a great product but Playseats CS and Support is terrible.

Is there an offer code that needs to be applied for this?

Adding the item to basket shows £149.99

I'm guessing expired?

This is much more fun for gaming. . Heat from me though.
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Well worth it. I bought this and love it. Stable and great for storage.
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Sharp LC-22CFE4000EW Full HD E-LED TV
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Found 22nd NovFound 22nd Nov
22", Full HD, Freeview tuner, 2xHDMI inputs. Could be a handy little unit for the kitchen, etc. where space is at a premium.

My folks are looking for a 22" TV for the kitchen, I've googled but can't turn up many reviews, professional or user wise. Anyone know anything about this?

They're currently looking at getting the LG 22MT49DF for £110, anyone know how they compare? Any other recommendations for a similar price?

Thanks a lot in advance!
Box.co.uk in Black Friday Sales on Foscam Products
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Found 22nd NovFound 22nd Nov
Foscam via Box.co.uk has dropped prices for its outdoor PoE security IP cameras listed in this Black Friday. Prices ranged from £20.69 to £188.99. I found Foscam FI9901EP 4MP HD o… Read more

superdon1 h, 43 m ago

Have found the Foscam cams pretty poor. You can get something by a decent …Have found the Foscam cams pretty poor. You can get something by a decent make like Dahua for the same money.



I bought a load of "Lorex" branded cameras from Maplin for under £50, 1080p POE IP cameras, I flashed them with Dahua Software.

Numerous Foscam products are now priced higher than they were before this latest ‘promotion’

Have found the Foscam cams pretty poor. You can get something by a decent make like Dahua for the same money.

Harry_Potter29 m ago

1080pWhere does it record and any subs?


No subtitles I'm afraid on CCTV

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There are lots of things.... Actually when I found this offer going on I just shared without much checking. You can browse the site for your preferred model. Almost all products there come with discounts (more or less).
Ricoh SP 150 Mono Laser Printer incl 700 page starter toner and 2 years Warranty £34.99 delivered @ Box
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Found 21st NovFound 21st Nov
All time low? Certainly looks like it to me. I'd be lost without my laser printer, I mainly use it to print vouchers/tickets, it's nice and quick. This could be a good option if no… Read more
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Great price but need wireless these days.

rapid11111113 m ago

Extra £8 I think. £3 Delivery charge.


Missed that,wonder why the original post item was free delivery?

cjhilton492 h, 53 m ago

For an extra £5 this has wireless …For an extra £5 this has wireless connectionhttps://www.box.co.uk/Ricoh-SP-213w-Wireless-A4-Mono-Laser-Pri_1743121.html1% from TCB & Quidco plus £2.50 extra till midnight today


Extra £8 I think. £3 Delivery charge.
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cjhilton491 h, 16 m ago

For an extra £5 this has wireless …For an extra £5 this has wireless connectionhttps://www.box.co.uk/Ricoh-SP-213w-Wireless-A4-Mono-Laser-Pri_1743121.html1% from TCB & Quidco plus £2.50 extra till midnight today

Sort of. I have this one and getting wireless to work is a knightmare. I gave up. It could be a faulty unit but google suggests it’s common

For an extra £5 this has wireless connection
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1% from TCB & Quidco plus £2.50 extra till midnight today
Lenovo ideapad 710s plus i7 - £699.97 @ Box
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What ya think ? Intel Core i7-7500U Dual Core Processor 13.3" Full HD IPS Screen Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64-bit 8GB RAM 512GB SSD Dedicated NVIDIA GeForce 940MX Graphics USB3 | U… Read more
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Ordered, code FREE200 gives free next day delivery (and 1% TCB/Quidco)

Very good price but who are Box.co.uk?. Has anyone purchased from them before?

Gannet16 m ago

Not sure why this is cold? Looks like a pretty good price for this laptop


Agreed. 5215 CPU PassMark. Well balanced system. CPU, Mem, SSD, FHD. Dedicated Graphics.
Edited by: "Publix" 19th Nov

Gannet4 m ago

Not sure why this is cold? Looks like a pretty good price for this laptop


Totally agree. 512GB and a 13.3 inch 1080p IPS screen is great for a price like this.

Not sure why this is cold? Looks like a pretty good price for this laptop
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ASUS ROG STRIX GL753VE £899.97 @ Box
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Nice price to share with. ASUS ROG STRIX GL753VE-GC139T Intel Core i7-7700HQ Quad Core Processor 17.3” Full HD Screen Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64-bit 8GB DDR4 RAM 128GB SATA SSD … Read more
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Plus use code FREE200 for free next day delivery

Will buy next week when my benefits come in my account
Toshiba P300-2 2TB SATA 3.5" hard drive £56.02 - Box.co.uk
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Cheaper elsewhere. - 2TB Capacity - 7200RPM - 64MB Cache - 3.5" Form Factor Even cheaper than my Amazon deal from a couple of days ago that went nearly 400 degrees hot!

Genki3 h, 26 m ago

Sorry, tried to expire this. Cheaper elsewhere.

Where ?

Reported as expired. Hopefully moderators will do it now ;

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Sorry, tried to expire this. Cheaper elsewhere.
Samsung galaxy s8 64gb silver/grey £538.99 @ Box
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Was looking for a good deal on this phone and managed to find this. I asked customer services if it was brand new and they replied saying that they only sell new products. You can … Read more
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DAZZ200014th Nov

Cheaper here, though no experience of using …Cheaper here, though no experience of using them:https://www1.techinthebasket.com/samsung-galaxy-s8-duos-g950fd-dual-sim-64gb-smartphone-coral-blue.html?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIr76OhJu-1wIVrp3tCh0tAgRsEAYYAyABEgKA8vD_BwE

No warranty with it looking at the information

DAZZ200011 m ago

Cheaper here, though no experience of using …Cheaper here, though no experience of using them:https://www1.techinthebasket.com/samsung-galaxy-s8-duos-g950fd-dual-sim-64gb-smartphone-coral-blue.html?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIr76OhJu-1wIVrp3tCh0tAgRsEAYYAyABEgKA8vD_BwE



That will be a Chinese / HK based company.
every day a search on 'Samsung Galaxy s8' or S8 Plus reveals a new HK/Chinese company selling grey imports at silly prices. Have patience and Black Friday cometh
Although heat for the original deal on this post - JL will price match too

John Lewis will price match this one

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£520 on Amazon (with free delivery from an Amazon reseller called SmartTechStore. 5 stars 97% positive over the past 12 months. 2,848 total ratings).
Huawei Matebook HZ-W19 with 12" QHD Display M5- 6Y54 Processor 8GB 256GB SSD Windows 10 - £499.99 @ BOX
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Extremely well priced compared to the likes of Microsoft Surface that are over £1000. Stunning Display quality & Sleek design. Intel Core M5-6Y54 Dual Core Processor 12" Q… Read more
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copernob16th Nov

the usb lead for keyboard with this breaks very easily so beware. also …the usb lead for keyboard with this breaks very easily so beware. also breaks just inside the keyboard.


USB lead for the keyboard???

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bennytee019th Nov

Bought this at 430 myself and it’s been fantastic. There are issues with t …Bought this at 430 myself and it’s been fantastic. There are issues with the stand but the screen quality and processor at this price are unmatched imo


Absolutely, no one's suggesting it compares to the bad boys out there but like to like specs savings of £500+ can get you a decent Holiday

the usb lead for keyboard with this breaks very easily so beware. also breaks just inside the keyboard.

Bought this at 430 myself and it’s been fantastic. There are issues with the stand but the screen quality and processor at this price are unmatched imo

masterofimages10 h, 19 m ago

The Dell has a beautiful screen, but I sold mine in the end because of the …The Dell has a beautiful screen, but I sold mine in the end because of the poor battery life. I have a surface pro 4 now which, although it doesn't compare with the battery life of the best laptops, is still much better than the Dell.

Sold my Dell because of the poor battery life too. Mine was dell 5285. Claimed battery 12 hours. I knew that was a ludicrous claim.

But this was my test. 0% brightness. Airplane mode. Sound off. Battery saver. Looping a local video. It only lasted 3hrs 15mins. Atrocious.
Samsung 960 EVO 250GB M.2-2280 SSD + claim free copy of Assassin's Creed Origins £114.99 Del @ Box
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Samsung 960 EVO 250GB M.2-2280 SSD PCIe 3.0 x4 NVMe Interface M.2 Form Factor Up to 3200MB/s Read | 1500MB/s Write 4K IOPS Read: 330000 4K IOPS Write: 300000 MZ-V6E250BW Cl… Read more
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Just bought this - Thank you!

Anyone know how to get the key for assassin's creed?

If I didn't already have my SM951 I'd grab one of these. 2200 read 1200 write is still fast enough for me

jasee4 h, 58 m ago

For most users this pcie-m2 adapter would be useful, I think (from box) …For most users this pcie-m2 adapter would be useful, I think (from box) £24.65https://www.box.co.uk/Startech-x4-PCI-Express-to-SFF-8643-Adap_2001113.html?


That's a U.2 adapter. Most people would use a decent M.2 unit, the Angelbird Wings PX1 for example. Then again if you don't have M.2 support might as well just get a SATA 3 SSD.

These are awesome, installed one as my boot drive the other day and my computer now boots in ten seconds. If you have a M.2 slot check this is compatible first otherwise you will need an adapter!

Cancelled order with ebuyer .. just to save 2 quids. You guys have ruined me!
HP OMEN 15-ax202na i5 Laptop £749.97 -  Box.co.uk
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I’m looking for this kind of spec laptop for my son for Christmas just wondering if this is a good deal or if anyone knows of something better for same sort of money or less HP OM… Read more
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I bought this about 8 months ago or so... runs overwatch, pubg etc fine! Upgraded mine to 16GB and replaced the mechanical drive to an SSD.

I posted this deal a few months back cause I bought it for the wife. Cracking laptop but mine didn't come with the SSD but was 599 from John Lewis. I would say that now it may be worth waiting a couple weeks for black friday pre deals to pop up as usually some good things around this time.

My daughter has this laptop and it runs games like PUBG, WoW and other high spec games. She has this for uni and has found it runs all the programs she uses.

Only thing she is not happy with is the logo on the lid is a metal sticker , its not etched in, so its started to peel.


was also on hot deals back in january hotukdeals.com/dea…167
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Asus Gaming Laptop i5, GTX 1050, 1TB, 8GB Ram £699.99 @ Box
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Specifications Processor:Intel Core i5-7300HQ Quad Core (2.5GHz, 6MB Cache, Intel Turbo Boost up to 3.5GHz) Screen:15.6" (1920x1080 FHD Resolution, LED Back-lit, Ultra Slim 200nit… Read more
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congrevecv15th Oct

***eraldo*** how much time have you spent watching this youtube video, j.s …***eraldo*** how much time have you spent watching this youtube video, j.s I suspect????[Video]



Iv never seen it, why?

***eraldo*** how much time have you spent watching this youtube video, j.s I suspect????

xchaotic29 m ago

It doesn't make sense, because MXM modules don't have the economies of …It doesn't make sense, because MXM modules don't have the economies of scale and tend to cost way more than a whole new laptop minus the old laptop. Without MXM (and upgradeability/repairability in general) you can build more compact laptops and it's simply a better business for companies to sell self contained laptops. Wake me up when Apple goes bankrupt with their existing lineup, but don't hold your breath for too long.



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No they dont, they certainly are expensive but when you consider a top of the range gaming laptop with cards like that cost around £1000 buying a brand new laptop certainly is not cheaper!!! They would also be a hell of alot cheaper if they were more widely adopted and manufactured.

Apple dont make gaming laptops so thats like comparing cows with apples.
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eraldo4 h, 22 m ago

How does it not make sense financially, desktops do it.... When other …How does it not make sense financially, desktops do it.... When other manufacturers start offering upgradable laptops how does a manufacturer that does not offer that kind of upgradability compete? it makes perfect financial sense, offer it or the customer buys the competition. Unfortunately laptop buyers tend not to be anywhere near as computer savvy as a desktop users and dont know what to look for so mxm modules havent caught on very fast. gamers coming from consoles tend to buy gaming laptops for their first pc before they move to desktops so its like a noobie route.


It doesn't make sense, because MXM modules don't have the economies of scale and tend to cost way more than a whole new laptop minus the old laptop. Without MXM (and upgradeability/repairability in general) you can build more compact laptops and it's simply a better business for companies to sell self contained laptops. Wake me up when Apple goes bankrupt with their existing lineup, but don't hold your breath for too long.

xchaotic10th Oct

Well you can't upgrade for this one and like others said even if you …Well you can't upgrade for this one and like others said even if you could, it doesn't make sense financially.



How does it not make sense financially, desktops do it....

When other manufacturers start offering upgradable laptops how does a manufacturer that does not offer that kind of upgradability compete? it makes perfect financial sense, offer it or the customer buys the competition. Unfortunately laptop buyers tend not to be anywhere near as computer savvy as a desktop users and dont know what to look for so mxm modules havent caught on very fast. gamers coming from consoles tend to buy gaming laptops for their first pc before they move to desktops so its like a noobie route.
Edited by: "eraldo" 14th Oct
Lenovo Ideapad 700 Intel Core i7-6700HQ Gaming Laptop @ box.co.uk £649
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Intel Core i7-6700HQ Quad Core Processor 15.6" Full HD Screen Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64-bit 12GB DDR4 RAM 1000GB HDD Dedicated Graphics GTX 950M 4GB

Gormond9th Oct

Depends what you are doing but if it's just a general laptop look …Depends what you are doing but if it's just a general laptop look for:Screen: look for atleast Full HD (1920 X 1080) - Makes text clearer.Processor: Get a Intel Core i3, i5 or i7 - Makes applications (like MS word and so forth) run fast.Memory: 4GB or over (allows you to open multiple things at once)Storage: SSD (make the computer boot up and applications load very fast).Weight: look for lightweight if your carrying it - under 2KG if you can.Battery: Aim for 8 hours or more. So you don't have to take a charger with you and be next to a plug socket.An Acer Swift 3 looks like a good bet for £500 http://amzn.eu/cr3NstzIf you want a dedicated graphics card for games then this isn't that bad but you have to spend more and make compremises on battery life, size and weight (portability).


Cheers for that, will have another look, just didn’t have a clue what everything stood for, not that tech savvy I’m afraid.

manowarbruno1 h, 20 m ago

It has a dedicated graphics card? Then it's a gaming laptop, it's the only …It has a dedicated graphics card? Then it's a gaming laptop, it's the only reason the vast majority of users would want a laptop with graphic card... A ps one has lower specs than a modern freeview board... and it's still a gaming device, a £50 smartphone is still a smartphone despite the price, etc.BTW, pick a random laptop deal like the one you recommend and count how many comments you can find saying "spend 20% more to get a decent laptop " I bet if someone post a deal for a watercooled dual 1080,someone will show up to say it's not a proper gaming PC cause it's not cooled by liquid nitrogen


You have missed my point. I was informing people that this would not be good as a gaming laptop as it will struggle to play modern games.

And no, no one with any sense would tell someone to spend more if a PC had dual 1080s, don't be silly.

Better to spend 20% more for something that actually does the job you want it to do than have something slightly cheaper that can't.

Gormond9th Oct

Nonsense, this is listed as a "Gaming Laptop" yet has an old low end …Nonsense, this is listed as a "Gaming Laptop" yet has an old low end graphics card.You don't need to spend way more money for a laptop with an SSD and Geforce 1050 - we are talking about £100 which is about 15% more which in the long run is worth it for gaming IMO.I was pointing this out as I was trying to be helpful and didn't want someone to buy this on the merit that it's a gaming laptop then get 20fps average on PUBG and wish they spend a bit more.I still gave it hot btw as it's a fast processor and a good price so for other uses its good value - just not gaming as per the title.


It has a dedicated graphics card? Then it's a gaming laptop, it's the only reason the vast majority of users would want a laptop with graphic card...


A ps one has lower specs than a modern freeview board... and it's still a gaming device, a £50 smartphone is still a smartphone despite the price, etc.

BTW, pick a random laptop deal like the one you recommend and count how many comments you can find saying "spend 20% more to get a decent laptop " I bet if someone post a deal for a watercooled dual 1080,someone will show up to say it's not a proper gaming PC cause it's not cooled by liquid nitrogen

118luke22 h, 42 m ago

Can you play games on an xbox one or PS4 while the kids are watching TV at …Can you play games on an xbox one or PS4 while the kids are watching TV at the same time?Which is easier to play games on when working away and staying in the hotel room: a laptop or a console?Think before posting stupid statements next time!

Stupid thing is laptops have short life span. Better to get a beast desktop with room for upgrades. Use mobile for emulators etc while on the move. Unless your always travelling it's a bad idea.

Gormond8 h, 55 m ago

Guess I have been lucky as I haven't had any issues with HP laptops or …Guess I have been lucky as I haven't had any issues with HP laptops or computers in the past.I haven't personally tried MSI for laptops (although I have been buying their motherboards for years) but any family/friends with them have had no issues.Only laptop I have had break on me (touch wood) was a Sony but they fixed it within the warranty without any issues.


Interesting, fair enough, thanx.
Samsung s8 - £575 @ Box
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Cheapest I can find from a UK Retailer.

bob6441 h, 11 m ago

It’s ok they are rubbish phones anyway.


Cos you can not afford one?

bob6447 m ago

It’s ok they are rubbish phones anyway.



bob6447 m ago

It’s ok they are rubbish phones anyway.


why are you even on this thread then, just trolling ???

psmith19582 m ago

Price match deerrrrrr

It’s ok they are rubbish phones anyway.

bob6448 h, 2 m ago

Showing £679 on John Lewis website



Price match deerrrrrr

Dear Mr Smith,

Thank you for your Price Match enquiry.

I have looked into your request and will be happy to refund you the difference of £94.00 to match Box's price.

Please note if you have paid via credit / debit card that this transaction may take up to five working days to appear on your card statement. If you have paid via PayPal please be aware that this transaction may take up to 28 days to appear in your PayPal account.

Thank you for bringing this matter to my attention. If I can be of any further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Yours sincerely,

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Showing £679 on John Lewis website
Coolermaster Masterkeys Pro M Mechanical Keyboard (mx brown) & Sirus-C headset together for £64.50 inc p&p (worth £145) @ box.co.uk
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Genuine Cherry mx Brown switches. TKL Hybrid size (see first post). Both items are individually worth more than the £64.50 total price. There's 1% TCB if you can be bothered. Note:… Read more

Order was cancelled this morning

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Sorry people, OOS until next month.
Seems they sold 17 in a short amount of time. Expect to see them up on eBay soon I imagine

Only 14 in stock when I ordered a few hours ago. Most likely OOS now from the looks of it.

dmn00113 m ago

right, but not dedicated arrow keys, i find you can feel where the arrow …right, but not dedicated arrow keys, i find you can feel where the arrow keys are better based on the shape and the space around them, based on muscle memory and almost every other keyboard in existence. for example, if you are entering numbers on excel a lot and moving between cells, with the M, you are going to be switching between numbers and arrows a lot which would take some getting used to.another thing i spotted is the bottom bezel is much bigger on the M than the others.


I've had the previous version of this keyboard (QuickFire TK) for ages and the arrow keys are not an issue. They are at the edge of the numpad so easy to find with your fingers. I don't use num pad much but then if you do you probably won't be buying this or a TKL.

My main gripe with the QuickFire was the awful font but this seems to be fixed with this version. On that basis I would definitely recommend it.

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Can't argue with that.
SteelSeries Siberia 350 USB Gaming Headset - White £39.99 @ Box
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Best price I've seen around. Beats Amazon, Flubit etc. Limited stock and only available in White. There's a small delivery charge £2.95. Possible 1% Quidco cashback.

What is the point of leds in headphones?

how do these compare to the Siberia V2's? Anyone know?

puddles99992 h, 22 m ago

£25 in curry’s In store don’t think only but check your local

That price is for the 200 model which has cheap build quality and inferior sound quality.

Decent headset. I own these in black and orange and paid a lot more. I'd jump on these at this price!
Edited by: "MysticalUndies" 11th Sep

£25 in curry’s In store don’t think only but check your local
GTX 1060 6GB £243.68 @ Box
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Free delivery and £243. It's the slightly newer model 5G as opposed to the 2G that has reviews. It's the lowest price 1060 I can find.

amazon.co.uk/dp/…-21


Not ideal but Below £235. Mini version.

Gigabyte - GeForce GTX 1060 6GB 6GB Mini ITX OC Video Card

pidgin8th Sep

Ether seems to be collapsing already, there is hope for some good deals on …Ether seems to be collapsing already, there is hope for some good deals on black friday or so.

Apparently Chinese exchanges not allowing trading so I we could see this last long. And we get GPUs are decent prices!

Only 3 left in stock.

Ether seems to be collapsing already, there is hope for some good deals on black friday or so.

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schmoog42 m ago

Tbh, I've done just that. Dispatch notification so hopefully in the clear. …Tbh, I've done just that. Dispatch notification so hopefully in the clear. Inno3D are fine - as is the quality. They review well, its been referred to as "bread and butter". It does the things it's supposed to right but the fancier paint job or extra box bits aren't there. Thermals and power consumption seem as good if not slightly better than most. No idea on over-clocking or warranty stuff. I'm sure they're fine.


I ordered one, too. I'm in no rush, so took the free postage. I'm not interested in the bells and whistles, I don't care what it looks like or whether it has flashing colour-change lights. I just wanted it for creative purposes. As long as it does what it's supposed to, I'm relatively happy.
Seagate IronWolf 4TB NAS Drive - £109 w/ free delivery @ Box.co.uk
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Cheapest I can find at the moment. Amazon seem to have put their price up to £112.

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myintranet1 h, 10 m ago

Shows at 114.99 for me?




Then it's most likely expired, you do know this deal was posted over 2 weeks ago?

Shows at 114.99 for me?

M0nk3h4th Sep

That's understandable. I've heard good and bad things about WD as I have …That's understandable. I've heard good and bad things about WD as I have with SGate. Personally, I'm not for the whole brand-wars on HDDs. If it works, it works.Always had Seagate drives and never had a fail so I've never really experienced what everyone else mentions. Never had to RMA a drive, ever.


One bad thing about them both is they now only make noisy drives:

AAM is no longer available for Seagate and Western Digital drives. In 2008, Seagate removed AAM capabilities from all its drives because Convolve alleged that one of its patents, US Patent No. 6,314,473 covers AAM technology.
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tightar5e2 h, 47 m ago

We use WD, this isn't because Seagate are better/worse than WD in terms of …We use WD, this isn't because Seagate are better/worse than WD in terms of failure. It's because WD has a better returns process.When drives do fail or you start getting S.M.A.R.T errors, you can process an RMA, pre-register a credit card, and WD send you a refurbished drive out pretty much that day (takes approx 7 days from registering the RMA to receiving the drive from Netherlands, all in). You then have 4 weeks to return the faulty drive, or you are charged for the drive they sent. It allows you just that little more leeway, in terms of testing stuff/getting data off the faulty drive, to get it up and running, rather than always keep spare drives on hand. Often, it's a case of having a raid array working in degraded state for a few days, but with additional backups elsewhere. Not great if you need it properly working next day, but it's a lot better than having to return the drive and waiting for a new one, which my last Seagate (it was a Samsung) took nearly a month all in, to receive the replacement. Maybe it's got better but we haven't used Seagate since.For £17 extra for the WD Red, I prefer that method, other people's mileage might vary, but it's worth knowing how each return experience works, when it comes to the crunch.Just to add: I have no link to WD, and actually when the ex. HItachi - Toshiba drives are cheaper we buy those, as they have proved the most reliable for us, but on the whole it's been WD.



That's understandable. I've heard good and bad things about WD as I have with SGate. Personally, I'm not for the whole brand-wars on HDDs. If it works, it works.

Always had Seagate drives and never had a fail so I've never really experienced what everyone else mentions. Never had to RMA a drive, ever.

We use WD, this isn't because Seagate are better/worse than WD in terms of failure.
It's because WD has a better returns process.

When drives do fail or you start getting S.M.A.R.T errors, you can process an RMA, pre-register a credit card, and WD send you a refurbished drive out pretty much that day (takes approx 7 days from registering the RMA to receiving the drive from Netherlands, all in). You then have 4 weeks to return the faulty drive, or you are charged for the drive they sent. It allows you just that little more leeway, in terms of testing stuff/getting data off the faulty drive, to get it up and running, rather than always keep spare drives on hand. Often, it's a case of having a raid array working in degraded state for a few days, but with additional backups elsewhere.

Not great if you need it properly working next day, but it's a lot better than having to return the drive and waiting for a new one, which my last Seagate (it was a Samsung) took nearly a month all in, to receive the replacement. Maybe it's got better but we haven't used Seagate since.

For £17 extra for the WD Red, I prefer that method, other people's mileage might vary, but it's worth knowing how each return experience works, when it comes to the crunch.

Just to add: I have no link to WD, and actually when the ex. HItachi - Toshiba drives are cheaper we buy those, as they have proved the most reliable for us, but on the whole it's been WD.
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ZOWIE RL2460 24"E-Sports LED LCD Monitor £127 Instore offer only @ Box
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Just bought this monitor from www.Box.co.uk in Birmingham it's rrp is £199 they have dropped the price instore only and can not advertise this online bargain for only £127 IPS 24" … Read more
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maikelsson11th Aug

Can anyone recommend a sub £90 21"-22" monitor for a home office? No …Can anyone recommend a sub £90 21"-22" monitor for a home office? No gaming whatsoever. If it is from curry's or argos I can get some discount from work. So that'll help. Thanks!


Any IPS panel will be great. Just don't get a TN panel its eye cancer!

Can anyone recommend a sub £90 21"-22" monitor for a home office? No gaming whatsoever. If it is from curry's or argos I can get some discount from work. So that'll help. Thanks!

a 60hz "esports" monitor lul

adam08127 h, 17 m ago

Fair point, can you even buy 2 button mice anymore?


The steelseries kinzu is the last one I knew of. Extra buttons are so cheap to implement and add a lot of value to he mouse.

Optimus_Toaster56 m ago

The Zowie FK is a 5 (7 if you include the left handed thumb buttons) …The Zowie FK is a 5 (7 if you include the left handed thumb buttons) button mouse.


Fair point, can you even buy 2 button mice anymore?
Brother PTH100R Handheld Labelling Machine £12.94 delivered @ Box.co.uk
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Label all of the things! Pretty cheap for one of these, around £20 elsewhere just now. The thing is... when you first get one, everything needs it's own label... NEEDS! Versat… Read more
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To save on tape, you can print several labels at once with just a couple of spaces between each one and cut with scissors as labelling. HTH

Wadadli_Cooler1st Aug

Tip - get the tapes from China through eBay. Couple of quid each and they …Tip - get the tapes from China through eBay. Couple of quid each and they work perfectly.


Linky?

This is full margin at top and chain print there is about 17mm wastage in that label as I measured it

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These definately work amazon.co.uk/gp/…c=1 as I been using them for well over a year in my other brother labeller on allotment. Only reason i didnt buy then again is price has gone up i paid £12.90 for them last time and now they are £15.90

shrek1 h, 49 m ago

To set it to not to waste so much tape go into menu, then margin and …To set it to not to waste so much tape go into menu, then margin and select chain print. When you print it asks you to select return key marked with arrow point left under print keyThese do use battery even when not switched on apparently so they do go fairly quickly I always have a set of 6 spare AAA enelopees for mine this is my 2nd brother labeller. I got 5 new tapes as well came today https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B01LE9T4HK/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1


i tried the chain print option but it still comes out like this31606175-tqPHm.jpg