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Member Since 28/02/2012
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Location Castlemaine Vic

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This worked in the end, maybe I had to verify my email address first?
16/05/2019 - 16:29
I've registered the original shareware order in my account, and I have the order number in there, but when I click the 'Upgrading or buying...
16/05/2019 - 15:09
It's an NVMe-only enclosure, no SATA - the disk was the stock drive out of my Lenovo T580. I replaced it with a 2TB Samsung 970 EVO, bought...
15/04/2019 - 21:03
FWIW, I've been using this one for the last 3 months, without a hitch:...
15/04/2019 - 09:24
I think all these cheaper devices use USB-C alt-mode to do video out. So the USB-C port needs to support that mode in order for it to work,...
21/01/2019 - 18:58
Seagate IronWolf 3TB $120, 4TB $152 w Free Delivery @ Techmall eBay
Was in the market for some storage, and this code came up. Original 20% off post is here: https://www.ozbargain.com.au/node/430614
09/01/2019 - 09:34
OP, you say AU pricing for the full package is $112 / month, but your spreadsheet (and my CC statement) say it's $72 per month. Nice find...
18/12/2018 - 08:25
yeah, cables I've ordered from aliexpress have been good - well packaged too. I'll be trying one of their USB-C docks next.
12/12/2018 - 21:19
27" is $189 (down from $219), as part of the same promo:...
29/11/2018 - 13:50
Samsung PLS 24" FHD FreeSync Monitor $129 + Delivery (Free Pickup) @ MSY
Got this in an email last night, $20 off their regular price, which was ~ $30 better than elsewhere already. Samsung PLS 24"...
29/11/2018 - 10:37
I had several 12V power bricks around; I've been using one [of...
20/11/2018 - 07:37
@rloos added multiple units to cart, applied code at checkout, and $26 taken from order, not per unit ordered. So deal is currently $49 for...
15/11/2018 - 17:26
I don't usually uninstall games, but move them between HDD and SSD and then symlink them through.
14/11/2018 - 23:03
Too much grief from their mod_security setup for me, for various Wordpress client sites. Random 403s for javascript files and admin...
13/11/2018 - 07:46
https://www.ozbargain.com.au/node/409198
06/11/2018 - 08:58
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06/11/2018 - 08:30
Saw this too, but it has been under $700 previously, so not quite as big a deal.
06/11/2018 - 07:56
Lenovo ThinkPad E585 - Ryzen 5/8GB/256GB/15.6" FHD - $809 Delivered @ Lenovo
Previous best was $841 for the Ryzen 7 variant. Battery life may not be as good as the Intel version (E580) but a lot of machine for just...
05/11/2018 - 23:51
Pipo W3F owner here. wouldn't go the cheap-as-chips route again. Facebook never worked. Chrome broke recently,and worked for days only...
04/11/2018 - 16:48
Graphics performance rank would be: Intel + RX550 > Ryzen 5 / 7 integrated > Intel integrated General performance quite similar AFAIK....
12/10/2018 - 15:18
Not sure why you think a Ryzen equivalent would be better for battery life. Better for gaming on battery, maybe, but I'm not sure who does...
11/10/2018 - 08:57
You can get a pack of o-rings to take the edge off the blues:...
24/09/2018 - 07:24
Maximum transfer rates are a pretty meaningless metric; big differences appear in real-world tests, especially in write vs read speeds.
22/09/2018 - 09:11
One of the images mentions 12V DC, I would expect 12V 1A to be adequate. Images don't cast much light, but it's usually a 5.5mm barrel...
17/09/2018 - 10:26
I wouldn't go there again. I'm still using a GE40 as my daily driver. Started to fall apart pretty much as soon as the warranty was up....
14/09/2018 - 09:40
Not necessarily: https://www.reddit.com/r/techsupportmacgyver/comments/9bkvkn/when_you_want_to_upgrade_your_gpu_no_matter_what/
31/08/2018 - 10:37
@chromium did the firmware update fix this for you?...
06/07/2018 - 11:52
The P2P feature of the home version Crashplan was unique, and I sorely miss it. With NBN upload speeds, having distributed offsite backups...
09/05/2018 - 09:10
I was already on an annual plan, but thought I'd give this a go; unfortunately my plan rolled over in Feb, so I would up for a hefty...
18/04/2018 - 13:32
You're pushing this line in several deal threads. Appreciate an old i5 a more powerful machine, but what sort of battery life can you...
07/02/2018 - 09:00