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    (Original post by Gofre)
    There's quite a few on OS X, ranging from a fiver to ridiculous $500+ price tags. It's only something I've started looking into very recently so I couldn't tell you what the major differences are at the moment in terms of audio quality, aside from the sampling rate they put out.
    I doubt any laptops, even Macbooks, have good enough soundcards to keep up with professional audiophile software. Audiophile software is expensive because it is designed to interface with expensive, audiophile-tailored computers.
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    (Original post by ЯOЯЯIM)
    I doubt any laptops, even Macbooks, have good enough soundcards to keep up with professional audiophile software. Audiophile software is expensive because it is designed to interface with expensive, audiophile-tailored computers.
    I use an external DAC/amp setup, so I'm ok on that front.
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    (Original post by G8D)
    Is it possible to configure multiple screens on top of one another instead of beside one another?

    Also is it possible when using HDMI to have audio come out of places other than the TV? I want to use my BT headphones but laptop will have none of it.

    EDIT: ignore the second question, I got dis.
    Reading some incredibly long form articles?

    Using the TSR App - Please excuse any typos
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    Hmm super tempted to go for one of those korean 27" 1440p monitors (I can't afford the Dell/HP/LG/Apple ones), since ebay are now offering a squaretrade warranty on some of them (3 years for £30 I think it was). I might just leave that 'til next year, since I can just keep the 22" 1080p monitor I have on the family PC for free...
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    (Original post by mangoh)
    and me pls?


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    (Original post by hassi94)
    Hmm super tempted to go for one of those korean 27" 1440p monitors (I can't afford the Dell/HP/LG/Apple ones), since ebay are now offering a squaretrade warranty on some of them (3 years for £30 I think it was). I might just leave that 'til next year, since I can just keep the 22" 1080p monitor I have on the family PC for free...
    The Catleap ones? Been hearing good things. I'd probably get one if I had a better GPU. If you run games 1440p monitor at 1080p doesn't it look much worse than if it were natively at 1080p? Not sure. I need monies.
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    (Original post by SMed)
    The Catleap ones? Been hearing good things. I'd probably get one if I had a better GPU. If you run games 1440p monitor at 1080p doesn't it look much worse than if it were natively at 1080p? Not sure. I need monies.
    Yeah the catleap and similar differently-branded ones. It'd look a bit worse due to the larger screen (so lower PPI) but the same detail would all be there. I'm planning on getting a GTX 670 so that should (I'd hope) run 1440p pretty well.
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    (Original post by hassi94)
    Yeah the catleap and similar differently-branded ones. It'd look a bit worse due to the larger screen (so lower PPI) but the same detail would all be there. I'm planning on getting a GTX 670 so that should (I'd hope) run 1440p pretty well.
    Yeah, I think a 670 will just about cover it. (you bastard)
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    On iTunes for Windows:

    I just installed it on my new build, Win7 x64.

    I had to manually download and install the service for Apple Mobile Devices (even though I don't have one), reboot, then install iTunes, else the installer would fail.

    Still, I like the UI on iTunes and for once.... it's not slow! :lol:
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    (Original post by mikeyd85)
    On iTunes for Windows:

    I just installed it on my new build, Win7 x64.

    I had to manually download and install the service for Apple Mobile Devices (even though I don't have one), reboot, then install iTunes, else the installer would fail.

    Still, I like the UI on iTunes and for once.... it's not slow! :lol:
    Yeah it's not too bad really but it does use too many resources for what it is (then again my RAM is slow as hell and my processor is severely lacking). It keeps my folders nicely organised, sync with my iPod Classic hassle-free and has a nice UI so I like to keep it around. When I get my new build there shouldn't be a problem, anyway

    Odd that you had to install the service for apple mobile devices, I don't think I had to do that
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    (Original post by mangoh)
    lol it only... takes windows 7 64Bbit

    and I assume i5/i7 if custom built?

    and there you have it a non-slow iTunes


    wtg Apple


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    Nah, it's a slightly older box I bought second hand and added to. AMD Phenom II X4 840 @3.2Ghz.

    ****s all over my old box running an Intel Pentium Dual Core @1.6Ghz though!

    (Original post by hassi94)
    Yeah it's not too bad really but it does use too many resources for what it is (then again my RAM is slow as hell and my processor is severely lacking). It keeps my folders nicely organised, sync with my iPod Classic hassle-free and has a nice UI so I like to keep it around. When I get my new build there shouldn't be a problem, anyway

    Odd that you had to install the service for apple mobile devices, I don't think I had to do that
    4GB DDR3 @ 1333 seems to work!

    It's apparently quite a common bug... :lolwut:
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    (Original post by SMed)
    Yeah, I think a 670 will just about cover it. (you bastard)
    Hehe :lol: Still think I might wait it out until early next year since I'll already be £1000 down after building the tower haha
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    (Original post by mikeyd85)
    4GB DDR3 @ 1333 seems to work!
    Yeah I have 4GB at 400MHz - I didn't really know the importance of things like RAM speed and PSU quality etc. when buying this PC like two years ago so I went with what was cheapest with a decent graphics card/processor

    And I'm running a lowly 2.6GHz Athlon II X4
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    Jesus - £1000 just for the tower... without a GPU? :lolwut:
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    (Original post by SMed)
    Jesus - £1000 just for the tower... without a GPU? :lolwut:
    Oh no I meant wait out for the monitor, the £1000 includes the 670 Well it's 105 for case and psu, 75 for motherboard, 40 for RAM, 170 for processor, £200 for SSD + HDD (being hopeful that I can get a Crucial M4 for £130 come july), £300 for the GPU and then another £40-50 on assorted things (extra fans, cpu cooler, dvd drive).
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    (Original post by hassi94)
    Oh no I meant wait out for the monitor, the £1000 includes the 670 Well it's 105 for case and psu, 75 for motherboard, 40 for RAM, 170 for processor, £200 for SSD + HDD (being hopeful that I can get a Crucial M4 for £130 come july), £300 for the GPU and then another £40-50 on assorted things (extra fans, cpu cooler, dvd drive).
    You can probably get the M4 256GB SSD for £130 by then. The 128GBs are about £85 at the moment.
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    (Original post by mangoh)
    the power of technology lol

    http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=2009902

    people have too much time on their hands


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    Apparently you do if you found this funny enough to post in the tech society... not sure how it's relevant at all
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    Interesting graph of OCZ Agility 3 price on Amazon.
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    Well. I attempted to take my laptop apart today. Got halfway through, then found a key screw that I just couldn't undo. Seriously not impressed. in other news, my laptop temperature has dropped from 93 degrees average to 61
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    Did a dead mouse fall out of the heat sink?

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