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forged commented on [Pre-Order] Crucial Ballistix Gaming Memory, 2x16gb (32GB Kit) DDR4 3600MTs CL16 $ $227.94 Delivered w/ Prime @ Amazon UK via AU
How do these compare to Samsung B-die with similar speed/timings?
forged commented on [Pre Order] Apple AirPods Max All Colours $854.04 Delivered @ Titan Gear via eBay
Tried these in store today - the build quality and feel is ridiculously good. Makes the Sony and Bose stuff feel positively dinky in...
forged replied to jt0505t on [Backorder] Samsung 970 EVO Plus SSD 2TB $378.60 + Delivery (Free with Prime) @ Amazon US via AU
Comes out to ~$305 shipped, the 970 Evo Plus is worth the extra ~$75 for TLC flash and faster controller IMO.
forged replied to CoreJava on Logitech G Pro Wireless Gaming Mouse $156 + Delivery/Free with eBay Plus @ Sydneytec eBay
You'd probably be right 5 years ago, but not any more.
forged replied to someghy on Western Digital WDS200T2B0A 2TB 2.5in SATA SSD, $229 + Shipping (Free Pickup) @ Umart
Shows as $229 for me
forged replied to Kapinny on NZXT H1 Small Form-Factor ITX Case $489.30 + Delivery (Free with Prime) @ Amazon UK via AU
NR200P has better airflow and is easier to build in, but takes up more space on your desk. It's also cheaper. Up to you.
forged replied to metapii on Thermaltake Versa H18 Window Micro Case $59 Delivered ($49 with Code APPONLY10 if Eligible - First Time App Users) @ Amazon AU
Can't speak for this case in particular, but the SF750's cables are too short for most tower cases.
Where's the $1,000,000+ option? I think all university students should aspire to this standard.
forged replied to scrimshaw on How Much Should a University Student Have Saved by The Time They Graduate?
hahahahahaha, this sounds pretty accurate
forged replied to dreamscene on [Pre Order] Xbox Series S Console $499 (Drop 2 Expected 20th Nov) @ Harvey Norman
You've gone from a child to a grandfather in 26 years? Congratulations, I think?
Large corporations aren't your friends. They'd without a doubt screw you over if it made them money, so I see no issues with doing the same...
forged replied to donkeydoc on SteelSeries Arctis 7 - Lossless Wireless Gaming Headset $198.28 + Delivery ($0 with Prime) @ Amazon US via AU
You're not gonna get low latency, high quality, wireless audio for $60. Get a decent pair of wired cans instead
forged commented on [Pre Order] eVGA GeForce RTX3080 XC3 Black 10GB $1139, eVGA GeForce RTX3080 XC3 10GB $1169 + Shipping @ PLE
Daily controversial comment: 1080Ti had more VRAM for the same price 3.5 years ago
Yep, am aware of this. Not too much of a problem if you plan your big purchase a month or two in advance. Failing that, just buy another...
Do you mean running macOS inside a VM, or hosting VMs on macOS? Apple Silicon won’t support x86 virtualisation, so you’ll be left out...
forged replied to DisabledUser325120 on ThinkPad L380 13.3" FHD Touchscreen / Intel i5-8250U / 256GB SSD / 8GB RAM / Backlit / Win10 Pro / $799 Shipped 2 Days @ Lenovo
Yikes, 60% sRGB is pretty awful
Yup, this is exactly the way to go - I signed up for a Suncorp bank account a while back pretty much solely for this reason, haha
Yup, recently used 4x $500 gift cards on an order. IIRC there's a maximum of 5 gift cards per order, but you can get around this by buying...
JB does 10% off Macs somewhat regularly, and it's nice being able to price match at Apple - their 14 days no questions asked returns are...