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ASUS VivoMini UN65U-BM106M Barebone -  i5-7200U - £287.98 at Laptops Direct
Found 17th AugFound 17th Aug
Cheapest i5 NUC type barebone ultra small PC I can find online. Other i5 NUCs start at aound the £325 mark from the usual suspects like Scan and Ebuyer. Not for everyone but good … Read more

Same price at Amazon / prime - although slightly delayed delivery


But this is for people who actually want that niche and it's not that small as otherwise Intel and others wouldn't still be releasing new models all these years later. So there's clearly a larger demand for these than you think.


Not saying there is no use scenario, just saying it's really a small niche, most people would be better of with other solutions, ie all in one's (expensive) or laptop docking which doesn't actually take much room, and has more use .


The point of these is that they are tiny and can be mounted behind a monitor if required or placed in a cramped location neither of which is true of laptops. If you want a laptop then buy a laptop but if you want a tiny desktop then something like this is appropriate. I built a NUC system for my mother years ago and a laptop made no sense to her as she has an iPad and just wanted something small to sit under her desk; it actually sits on the sub-woofer.


Surely overkill to use a 300-500 mini pc as a media centre?

Alfawise Tab Tablet PC (Quad Core CPU / 7.9" Retina Screen / 4GB RAM) 102.90 Delivered using code @ Gearbest
30/09/2018Expires on 30/09/2018Found 16th AugFound 16th Aug
Not a tablet that would normally grab my attention, but after reading the reviews these seems like a great spec for the price, with an iPad comparable retina screen, 4GB of RAM, an… Read more

the only tablet faster than an air 2 would be a newer ipad. There are reasons to have android tablets, e.g. I have a galaxy tab s for the better screen quality and aspect ratio but for everything other than watching videos an ipad is better


Your simply buying a screen, the rest of the tab is faulty - read reviews on deal link websites - sorry to rain on anyone's parade :|


How does Android tablet compared to the iPads. Previously Android tablet can be quite disappointing Now I feel my iPad air 2 is weak.


I'm with you there. 6 is too old now. Actually loved 6, great recovery from the mess of 5. I'd be happy to spend a few years with a 6 device if they supplied security updates. Fat chance of that happening though.


Just noticed the big No No. Android 6. Its OK being stuck on 8 but 6 is far too aged.

AMD FX-6300 (3.5GHz) AM3+ ,Hexa-Core £30 + £1.50 p&p at CeX
Found 16th AugFound 16th Aug
I was looking for a AM3+ CPU on ebay/Amazon but came across this hexa core cpu for a reasonable price on CEX. Thought i would share encase any one else would like one. £30 + £1.5… Read more

I have 1 of these . I'd like to upgrade to Ryzen but between motherboard CPU and ram it's a £300 tag I can't afford to spend so 6300 will do for now


I just upgraded from this. Horrendous bottleneck with my 1070. It's good with the 1050ti at best.


Wouldn't wish this on my worst enemy. Get a bottom of the range Ryzen.


These often go for £25-30 on ebay, I don't see why this is hot. As others have said, avoid unless you have an existing AM3 mobo.


Really depends on your usage. I am looking to build a home media server to replace my aging current one and with a decent passmark and cores it seems like a great price to handle a few transcoding streams and alittle more.

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Used i7-8700K CPU 6c/12t LGA 1151 £235 24mo warranty @ CEX
Found 14th AugFound 14th Aug
Seems a cracking price for a 8700k from CEX. Comes with 24 months warranty too which is brilliant in my opinion. To be perfectly honest as a buyer of many intel processors, ive n… Read more

Name the CPUs you are comparing then. I mentioned the 8400 and the 1600, these are not the flagship CPUs. Go on, say the CPUs.


Budget customers don't buy the flagship chips. That's the last I'm going to say. Peace out!


You do realize how awful that chart actually is, right? And why it is so bad? The top PC on the list is the AMD Athlon x4 845. No one in their right mind would recommend that chip to anyone today. You can see Intel and AMD's current generation chips scattered next to each other. The top of the line chips here for both, the 8700k versus the 2700x... Shows exactly the same information I presented to you. Ryzen 2700x - 51.96 Intel 8700k @3.7ghz - 44.8 And that's without any level of overclocking on the 8700k. The Ryzen 2700x has no headroom for OC'ing and is running near max out of the box, so is that a reasonable comparison? And is being 10% off, even at stock, a reasonable comparison in terms of Tesla and Corsa? Is the Tesla 10% more expensive than the Corsa? No, it's 500% more expensive. The fact that you are relying on passmark to inform your opinion should be enough for anyone to see this is a lacking quality information.


Just weighing in on this...I'd say prime95 is more of an indicator of a stable overclock as opposed to the CPU itself being 100% stable. Both Intel and AMD riguorously test their CPUs and you'd have to assume when you buy it that the chip itself is "100% stable". BSODs aren't black and white like that and you aren't supposed to get random BSODs. Could be a multitude of different factors causing the crashes. E.g. We had a batch of Lenovo PCs at work all randomly BSOD over the course of a month and after some troubleshooting narrowed the issue down to the CPU itself or the motherboard firmware. We flashed all the BIOS' to the latest versions and haven't had an issue since. Not trying to come at you here, merely wanted to add my input.


I haven't keenly followed computer hardware offerings for a couple of years but the landscape is very similar to how it has been for a long time. I've done a quick Google and here's a Passmark price to performance chart, based on standard US pricing. I made the Tesla to corsa comparison for a reason.

Cooler Master MasterLiquid Maker 92 AIO Liquid CPU Cool @ Ebuyer for £29.98
Found 11th AugFound 11th Aug
Cooler Master MasterLiquid Maker 92 AIO Liquid CPU Cool Product Description Cooler master is a global provider of Cooling, Cases, Power Supplies and Gaming Peripherals. Cooler mast… Read more
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Which is why I said h100 or similar?


The h100 was infamous for grindy pump noises and I doubt used units would be any good now...


People voting hot clearly have no concept of how these things work. You need a decent rad size, decent water flow and above all a good fan to shift the air. As this cooler has none of those properties, it's a waste of £30. You'd be better off using the free stock cpu cooler that comes with a boxed cpu over this thing. Or check ebay and grab a second hand corsair H100 or similar for the same money.


All aio coolers have significantly easier mounting to compared air coolers. This is a big win if you have dcd like me.


Exactly the cooler i brought after my troubles, i only do light overclocks, so its perfect. Not knocking Water Cooling, but i can't be assed just for the sake of bragging rights.

Cooler Master MasterLiquid Pro 120 Blue LED CPU Liquid Cooler Kit at CCL Online for £39.99
Found 9th AugFound 9th Aug
Perfect if you are after a blue LED. Really good price for a decent liquid cooler. (excited) Main Features Preserving Parts - Liquid heated by the CPU is isolated from sensiti… Read more
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The blue led would look good 8)


Ah no worries bro. Fair enough ;) have a good day dude


My mistake, I was thinking of NCIX.


The NZXT G12 mount really is your best bet for cooling a GPU with a bog standard AIO. They’re not that expensive and the compatible with most AIOs that use the Asetek pump.


Just wondering if you can use it as a stand-alone super cool fan?

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AMD RYZEN 7 1800x - £199.97 @ Amazon (Prime Exclusive)
Found 7th AugFound 7th Aug
Cheapest it's been on amazon by 2p xD? For most games this is rather decent. Remember because it's the X version you need your own cooler for it.

I have actually gave up on pc gaming/upgrading.. it's a damm expensive hobby. I purely play on the PS4 PRO now. I still have an rig i7 6700k r9 290x (I sold my gtx 1070 but I couldn't part ways with this card (lol) ) 500GB SSD, 250GB SSD, 750w gold psu etc.. mostly just parts i had at hand.. it's now used for college work 😁


tell me about it. quite a few of us got conned by intel with skylake and kabylake. What makes me laugh is some people still are getting conned, even tho intel have openly admited it!


Wrong, GPU's are more complex now, going forward the indication is that the cpu will integrate with gpu, not the other way round as at present Mining machines use GPU's for a good reason, and the mining activity over the past few years have also driven gpu prices up


The 1080 is their midrange chip, sold as a high end part. It's their smaller midrange chip. Typically we got the "big chip" as the high end part. Due to lack of competition, Nvidia has successfully shifted their chips down a tier. So what would have been the 1060 is the 1080. The chip behind the 1050/ti would have been the 1060, the 1030 would have used the 1050/ti chip and actually been worth getting. And they get to keep their actual big chip and sell it as a Ti(tan), first milking people with the titan variant, then later selling it as a 1080 Ti. Even then, it's still not the fully unlocked big chip. They just don't need to. It's not the first time they've done it, the 600 series was shifted down a tier due to lower than expected performance from the Radeon 7000 series. Then the 700 series was a rebrand of the 600 series, but at the original tiers. So a 680 was renamed the 770 and so on. They can do this due to lack of competition from AMD. Instead of releasing their big chip as the 1080, they can simply shift tiers and sell their smaller midrange chip as an x80, and reap the extra profits. We still haven't seen their fully unlocked "big chip" in a consumer card for the 1000 series, even the 1080ti is still cut down, they simply don't need to as there's no competition. The 1080 for sure is their high end SKU, but they're selling you their midrange chip in that SKU.


The 1080 is not a mid range chip it's the second best consumer GPU available. And no I don't have a 1080 that's just bs.

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1920X 12-Core Processor CPU - Black - £463.69 @ Amazon / Dispatched from and sold by Buyur
Found 7th AugFound 7th Aug
Cheapest it has ever been! Price dropping in anticipation for 2nd Gen Threadrippers. Still a great deal if you are looking for a Threadripper! (excited) Product Description Th… Read more
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Well that was quick! https://www.hotukdeals.com/deals/amd-ryzen-threadripper-1920x-35ghz-1224-corethread-34999-ccl-online-3006817


CeX sell the 1950X at £520 at the moment so eBay prices you should be looking for will be under that.


Think there’s still some room for further drops as the 2nd Gen come in. I’d expect 1950X near £500 I think. Problem with the 12 core version is you could get 2/3rds the performance with an 8 core Ryzen 2 and the motherboard/RAM/cooling is much cheaper


Pre order at near £/usd rates sadly (the euro version is too) for the 2990wx. I'd wait a bit if you want the 32c.


The new big daddy 2990WX drops on Monday. I predict there's going to be a few of these and the 1950x floating on ebay for steal prices this month.

Corsair Hydro H100x 240mm Radiator Liquid CPU Cooler. £67.97 Sold and Dispatched by Amazon
Found 3rd AugFound 3rd Aug
This is the cheapest Corsair 240mm AIO CPU cooler and is a 2018 model. Seems to be priced £79.99 at most other shops (RRP). 5 years Warranty included Reviews say this is loud at … Read more
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Quite chuffed it fits in my 250D as if it was made for it :D


i would get one of these , but i got a problem now , i dont have the brackets that came with mobo for my am4 b350 board...does anyone know where you can buy the brackets and back plate ?


Though it was for a car.


get the nzxt kracken


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Corsair - H115i PRO 55.4 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler - £99.99 @ Amazon
Found 1st AugFound 1st Aug
First time this has dropped below £100! Includes x2 140mm ML140 Fans. (excited) Reviews of this are fantastic and looks like it keeps OC'd CPU's very cool, even under stress! COR… Read more
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Great deal, now expired and at £118


Great price for this, I've had mine for a few months now and it's very quiet whilst keeping temperatures low.


But the pump has RGB ;)


No RGB fans?! The cheapskates!


Great price! I picked up the H150i for £124 on Prime Day

Cooler Master Hyper 212 LED Turbo Black Cover CPU Air Cooler '4 Heatpipes, 2x 120mm PWM Fans, Red LED £23.97 Amazon prime exclusive
Found 1st AugFound 1st Aug
Great CPU cooler to go with some of these RYZEN CPU deals. I am using it with the Ryzen 5 2600 and overclocked it to 4.1Ghz and this cooler is keeping temperature below 60 under l… Read more
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Damn it, just bought the Cryorig H7 for £35


Wow, that is a nice motherboard. TBH I kinda cheaped out on the motherboard and went with a el cheapo ASROCK AB350M board I picked up on eBay for around £30. Working fine so far (touch wood) and does everything I need it to. I don't really believe in spending a lot on the motherboard unless you want specific features that are only available in the higher end one like Crossfire/SLI...


slightly off topic fella but would you mind sharing your motherboard you use for the Ryzen 1800x build,i am building a pc for encoding but i am going with this motherboard:-https://www.amazon.co.uk/ROG-STRIX-B350-F-Socket-Motherboard/dp/B072C6VPZJ/ref=sr_1_1_sspa?ie=UTF8&qid=1533308163&sr=8-1-spons&keywords=asus+rog+b350-f&psc=1 and for cooling this;-https://www.amazon.co.uk/Be-Quiet-Shadow-Rock-Fans/dp/B00DQCOJUQ/ref=sr_1_8?s=computers&ie=UTF8&qid=1533308269&sr=1-8&keywords=pure+rock+slim. i will be slightly overclocking the system too,just curious as i may switch the mtb for another,thanks in advance.


This would beat any stock cooler easily, even Ryzen ones, which are way better than Intel's puny offerings. I use two of these, one on a new Ryzen 1800X build and one on a older i7 3770 build I use in the living room as a HTPC. With this cooler it is virtually silent making it ideal for HTPC use. I don't OC either system so the fans barely have to spin up at all. Great for a system where you need it to be quiet, provided you don't mind a big case as this does need a lot of clearance, then again same could be said of most decent air coolers...


There’s no need to feel offended, I haven’t insulted you and I have nothing against you personally. I was merely correcting misinformation. If somebody says 2+2=5, you’d correct it too.

AMD Ryzen™ 7 1700 3.7 GHz 8 Core 65w CPU  £97.43 @ Box.co.uk
Found 1st AugFound 1st Aug
1st Gen R7 Ryzen CPU. An absolute steal at this price. Free delivery too! AMD Ryzen™ 7 1700 3.7 GHz 8 Core 65w CPU Processor with Wraith Cooler
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Nope, they sent out cancellation emails to everyone stating it was a mis-price.


So did anyone actually get one of these sent out?


Mis-price I'm afraid.


Was it a misprice? Did anyone get it?


That's Ziggy being not so "over it" :p You're also bang on - it was a misprice ;)


originaly it was "I’m pulling 300W from the wall with GPU at 100% load." now its 350 or 400w .. Either case i would not run 400w load on a 500w psu. thats 80% usage!


I’ve just loaded my system up. Running GPU at 100% and Prime95 running. At the wall, measured using a digital power display plug. It was an indicated 400W. That is with my system clocked at 3.7GHz. There was one error I made, I have my GPU power dialled down in Afterburner, though slightly over clicked. With no heavy load on the CPU but full power to the GPU it’s at 350W. Making your 450W for my system off, especially if I was to reset to stock speeds.


I put your specs into this http://www.coolermaster.com/power-supply-calculator/ (and the 1700 running at stock speeds) took your hdds as 7.2k models and your 8x fans as 120mm.. The load came to 451w. Otherwise you are quite right about the psu effeiency being 50% as that will reduce fan speed as well . Meanwhile @Oneday77 I think you owe me an appology . Edited to add this .. https://www.tomshardware.co.uk/nvidia-geforce-gtx-1080-pascal,review-33557-10.html the 1080gtx can peak to over 311w. That alone would make make me want a 600w pus with the correct amps on the pcie rails.


Thinking of getting one of these and undervolting for a 24/7 server. This seems to be the normal price now, they are all probably trying to flog their final stock. Not sure how long to wait for the price to keep dropping before buying!


No prob. Could try running something like Rivatuner while gaming. Will show an overlay of %GPU usage and %CPU usage while gaming so you know what the bottleneck is.

ARCTIC Alpine 11 Pro - 95 Watts Low Noise CPU Cooler for Intel Sockets 1150, 1155, 1156, 775. Dispatched from and sold by Amazon £4.97 Add-On Item
Found 25th JulFound 25th Jul
EXCELLENT COOLING: A 92 mm PWM fan on an aluminum extrusion heatsink in combination with pre-applied MX-2 high performance thermal compound provides good cooling performance and im… Read more
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LGA 1150 and 1151 are exactly the same size and have the same HSF mounting holes, this will fit with no problem.


Is English your first language? If not, then no worries. If it is, have you tried reading what you actually typed out? You say it's not a 1151. Then say that the 1151 is the most recent Intel socket, but then that it's old stock (skeptical)


I suspect your own comment takes that prize . Def old stock . (highfive)


And today's prize for the most nonsensical comment of the day goes to....


not 1151 which is the msot recent Intel socket ...old stock I supose ...

AMD Ryzen 7 1700X CPU £153.80 @ GearBest
Shipping from HKShipping from Hong KongFound 21st JulFound 21st Jul
I was looking through the ryzen offerings and was aboit to opt for the 1700 at gearbest posted here and came across this flash deal. Ive gone for it. The seller has described it a… Read more
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Just to update, i requested a refund over the weekend, there was a small issue with them trying to offer me an exchange or store credit but all resolved in the end. CS is odd, 24/7 but the chat never worked on desktop, works fine in app but very slow to respond, works more like a messaging service but it did work. Was told refund would take 7-14 days, which I partly expected, however the money turned up in my account 10 minutes ago so pretty happy with the CS there.


Noted. Hopefully the 1700 I ordered arrives without hassle and won't need to deal with them.


I'm always surprised by the number of positive comments their products get. The accounts seems legit too. My instinct is to avoid them, or just go through Ali Express for the same prodcut


Read what I wrote about the fraudulent way they lied to PayPal in the dispute process. Their actions go way beyond poor customer service, if they were in the West they likely would be shut down or have such a bad rep they couldn't continue doing business.


Don't understand the fuss about Gearbest. It literally says 14-28 days delivery from China before you check out. And coming from China you know the returns process is going to be rubbish beforehand also.

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950 X 16-Core Processor CPU £637.97 Del @ Amazon
Found 19th JulFound 19th Jul
Bit of a silly one, but hey, a deal is a deal! XD The cheapest that it has ever been and much better price to performance than the i9's! Available to ship in 1-2 days dispatched … Read more
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What motherboard do you have?


Thanks OP. Ordered one. Can anyone please recommend some high end RAM modules for these?


You linked to the enermax-liqtech-tr4-240, which then someone posted the DBa of that cooler. At some point, you must have swapped to talking about the EK Predator, but the one you linked is this Cooler. enermax-liqtech-tr4-240 Please, re-read if you missed something, you linked it, not me. The fan speed on your cooler is: Fan Speed (RPM): 500 – 2,300 I'm not claiming anything here, you were.


Is a cpu upgrade difficult and how do I work out if I can put it in my pc? (lol) I managed to upgrade my graphics card and ram without destroying anything but got a feeling this will be more difficult


what spin speed are they going on for that reading ? there is no way on earth that ek combo is cooling a 1950 x with spin speed of 600 this cooler was made for ryzen show me a fan which does 2500 and is under 58dba review for the 360mm

AMD Ryzen 5 2600 CPU inc. cooler only £139.95 @ Amazon.fr
Found 18th JulFound 18th Jul
Might want to be quick if you want to get one of these for the best price ever, almost as cheap as the previous generation R5 1600. Dispatched & Sold by Amazon. Once in the… Read more
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Let your bank convert it ,Paypal conversion rates are poor and Amazons are terrible.


Ordered thanks


Urgh. Just got a used i3 6100 and a b150a mobo. Tried putting a rx480 with it but nothing. Put the gtx750ti back in and games crash on boot. Wish I had gone amd new now too. Really put me off pc gaming . 😡


Is it better to pay in euros and let either paypal, or my bank convert it (just a standard debit card), or should I just pay using amazon currency converter?


Price is now down to less than £135! (shock)

(AM3+) 8-Core 4GHz CPU & 16GB RAM £157 at Amazon / ebuyer
Found 17th JulFound 17th Jul
Disclaimer: This is only recommended for people still running an AM3+ motherboard. It's a dead-end as far as future "upgradeability" is concerned! This morning I was looking in to… Read more
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Hmmm you could do , but it is 3.3 ghz vs 4 ghz the 8350 is likely to overclock further...


Save £9.99 and ebuyer is brand new and delivered, the 8350 is an overclocked 8300


8300 ? why not buy the 8350 from Amazon at 69.99 brand new and delivered !


Just get the 8300 for £60 at ebuyer then overclock it 4GB ram is £10 at CEX


All good points. Perhaps only relevant to people like me who have an existing AM3+ motherboard that they like and have a finger hovering over the "Buy Ryzen (and motherboard and RAM)" button.

Ryzen 3 1200 CPU with Wraith Stealth Cooler @ Amazon Warehouse £55.78  (Prime Day Deal)
Found 16th JulFound 16th Jul
Seems a decent price (price in title includes 20% off) , 3 at this price an additional 2 at 57.58.
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Gigabyte GA-AB350-Gaming: https://www.gigabyte.com/us/Motherboard/GA-AB350-Gaming-rev-1x#kf


Can someone please suggest a few mid-range (especially in price) full-ATX motherboards to go with this? Here's a list of compatible ones from 6 manufacturers: http://www.cpu-upgrade.com/CPUs/AMD/Ryzen_3/1200_motherboards.html Thanks very much (y)


Yeah that's 8gb but it is 3200mhz. Seemed like a decent deal as I'd struggle to buy the components cheaper myself and it comes ready to go with the latest bios. I'm not a gamer so don't really need 16gb.


Nothing to worry about PSU wise. Is that deal with 16gb of ram? If it's only 8gb then that's a poor deal. Make sure you get 3200mhz ram as Ryzen really benefits from fast ram.


What would be a good build to accommodate this which has a good balance of price and speed?

AMD FX 8350 Black Edition "Vishera" CPU (8 Core, AM3+, Clock 4.0 GHz, Turbo 4.2 GHz, 8 MB L3 Cache, 125 W) - £69.97 @ Amazon
Found 13th JulFound 13th Jul
AMD FX 8350 Black Edition"Vishera" CPU (8 Core, AM3+, Clock 4.0 GHz, Turbo 4.2 GHz, 8 MB L3 Cache, 125 W)
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I've an old 990FXA-ud3 rev 1.1 and the VRM heatsink is laughable at best, took gigabyte 5 revisions to get it right. Always ran hot but was stable, never really overclocked the chip even though it was liquid cooled due shoddy vrm cooling. The i7 8700k runs at around 40-78c when overclocked to 5.2GHz whilst my fx8350 ran around 40c its entire life, took some time getting used to the high tempts of the i7.


I initially had the 9850 or whatever the top spec 220W chip was... I had to get rid of it as the temps where mental, and the thing kept shutting down :S


£20 cheaper here than when I brought it 3 months back. When you invested in a £200+ mobo and £200+ in RAM, sometimes a new CPU is all you need to squeeze an extra couple of years out of the build...


I've got this in my 5 year old build - I really need a new build!


Main thing to watch out for on the fx8350 is vrm temps. A lot of the 990fxa boards have crap vrm cooling so they tend to get really toasty (horror)

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