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I need good, cheap (gaming) mouse [£10-20]

Q: I need good, cheap (gaming) mouse [£10-20]

When I say gaming I mean 5-button. I like those forward-backward buttons and I rely on them heavily. I'd prefer something ergonomic, but if my budget is too low then what the heck. I've had a 10 TeckNet mouse for the past 2 years and it's been okay, just not the greatest position for my fingers, which hurt after prolonged use. I am, of course, right-handed.

Right now my best bet is to get the MSI Interceptor DS100.
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A:Would you buy this for gaming? Cheap but good?

Install fraps... You need at least 60FPS for the games to be enjoyable in my honest opinion. There is a huge difference between it running max settings/res, and it actually being playable.

Others will have to tell you if the price is worth it, as I'm from the UK.

On another note, please do not create duplicate threads about the same subject. Your new threads were placed in a moderation queue as the content was detected as being suspicious by the forum software.
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Good rig, quality components. Years ago I used to see what PCGamer was recommending before I built my own.
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That build will struggle with BF3. This is a better $750 USD build:
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Hello Fastboy42,
I think you left a zero off the amount you want to spend.
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Hope you can help.

The PC I have a the moment is 6-7 years old and I am looking to get something more up-to-date pretty soon. I have a budget of around 500 and I need something that is going to play modern games, is this possible?

I don't build PCs so I'm looking to get something ready-made. I have seen some offers on Ebay and Amazon but I'm not entirely sure what I should be going for.

Do any of you guys have any hints, tips or can point me in the right direction here?


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Here's one place.
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by Ritwik7~ thx

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Some suggestions:
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Hello Steve, {another Aussie here.}

Before you spend money on another router that MAY solve your problems ascertain if you are yet another "victim" of Telstra's "wisdom" in installing Pair Gain.
I am !
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{Pair gain is a method of transmitting multiple POTS signals over the twisted pairs traditionally used for a single traditional subscriber line in telephone systems. Pair gain has the effect of creating additional subscriber lines. This is typically used as an expedient way to solve subscriber line shortage problems by using existing wiring, instead of installing new wires from the central office to the customer premises.}

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Quote: Originally Posted by Girom

I guess I could run bootcamp or Parallels on the Windows if I really need Mac? but so far I don't think I discovered anything definitely better in a Mac, except maybe the display. So I guess if I wanna use something like Final Cut Pro (Is there a Windows version that is just as good?) maybe I could just run Parallels (which is why I need a computer with good speed and size to tackle many apps at the same time)

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kbaasit said:

Well after some shopping here is what I was thinking to buy! What U think? Any ways of reducing the cost w/out losing the performance of the following PC's?
OSL WIN 2003 server; AUTOCAD; MICROSTATION J (2D CADD work; I do no rendering in either CAD packages); Internet; MS WOrd EXCEL; Powerpoint.
Thks in advance for your help.

AMD Athlon XP3000+
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total price: $802 CDNClick to expand...

that cpu does not work with this mobo, the mob is a 939 pin Athlon 64, I'd get the AMD rig, the CAD apps, shouldnt have a problem with either one since your not 3D

kbaasit said:


P4 (530j) 3.0 GHZ 800MHZ. 1MB CACHE (RETAIL)
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Quote: Originally Posted by jimbo45

Hi all

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A:Looking for a good cheap digital note taking and email tablet

There will be obvious slow down if you try to multitask a 2gb ram machine too much. But if you don't wanna shell out too much then that should work on a consistent basis with minor hiccups here and there. I don't own that device but I have a windows 10 tablet with also just 2gb of ram. I'm an IT student and a game developer and I can actually run my game engine when I don't wanna bother opening my work machine with any combinations of few programs open like words, groove, onenote or a browser just fine.
For just pdf viewing and note taking, it will be more than enough that I even suggest looking a much cheaper win 10 tablet and just pick up a stylus individually unless you're all in with the metal body and usb c which really adds quite a lot on the price of that tablet. Plastic is still much better if you're holding the tablet all the time and is always on the move because it is less slippery.
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If I might add to your post spencer1..
Double sided tape w/out the protective layer removed also works great. Verrry slick unless of course you happen to peel away the protective layer, then you're even worse off than when you started.
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Make sure your "caps lock" is turned off before creating another thread. Thank you.
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A:Is this a good gaming PC?

Looks pretty good to me, and if you can afford that, then I say go for it.

You might want to wait on some other opinions, though.
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A:Good gaming rig?

That build does not justify the $1800 price tag at all. Are you willing to build you own PC (get components and put them together)? What games will you be playing? What resolution will you be gaming at?
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A:How good is this pc for gaming?

Get an SSD for a boot drive and some games. That mobo doesn't fully support the 1600mhz ram, itsupports DDR3 1333+ if it's over clocked, it will work just not as fast the ram could go.
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2ms is better,but 5ms is plenty fast enough.
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It looks nice, but what about the video card?
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A:Is this a good gaming PC?

Since it sounds like you want a different case anyway, I'd just go ahead and build my own, if I were you. You'll save money and be able to choose exactly what components you want.