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      31st Aug 2009
My hearing is actually quite good.

Not bad, considering two chemo sessions gave me tinitus for a while and lopped off a few high frequencies.

The tinitus is brief and does return occasionally, but it's getting better.

Tis true, over the years, DJ-ing and reviewing lots of promos, I do have a critical lughole.

Whilst I'm talking sound, I've just put my redundant Asus D2X pci-e sound card in my media machine and - bloody hell!

What a difference to the onboard sound.

I'm at the moment playing Cypress Hill's Black Sunday (recorded from Vinyl) and it is STEAMIN'

Sounds great

'Don't you know I'm loco?'

 
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      31st Aug 2009
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'Don't you know I'm loco?'
I would have said "Insane in the Membrane" but would love to Drop the Hamma

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SvV-upQVoFs

 
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This video is not available in your country due to copyright restrictions.

Almost makes one want to embrace piracy, doesn't it?

 
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This video is not available in your country due to copyright restrictions.

Almost makes one want to embrace piracy, doesn't it?
What video

 
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What video

bloody hell

the one u posted a link to

sometimes i wonder....

 
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I had to ask man....just in case. I dont ever remember their stuff being banned over here.

 
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      1st Sep 2009
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In fact, my PC is now running faster than a greased monkey on acid
Use vLite and slim wWindows 7 down and its even quicker than a greased monkey on acid
 
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      10th Oct 2009
A small update.

Looking forward to October 22nd, I do hope Dixons mail the disk in good time.

I have ordered another Western Digital Velicoraptor from Scan which should arrive Monday to use with the one I received from WD as replacement for my 74Gb rma'd Raptor. This will give me a pair of 10,000rpm 150Gb disks to use in a RAID 0 config of 300Gb.

Tasty

Which raises another question for me. Will Win 7 still require the RAID drivers to be on a floppy disk during install? Vista did but I do think it's about time Microsoft made it's OS's load RAID drivers from an optical drive or USB memory stick. I shall have to look into this.

If Win 7 does require RAID drivers to be loaded from a floppy then I'll have to refit my floppy drive into my machine. Ho-hum.

The pair of Hitachi 250Gb HDD's the Velicoraptors will replace I will use for storage with an external SATA drive dock, along with another 500Gb HDD.

 
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      10th Oct 2009
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Use vLite and slim wWindows 7 down and its even quicker than a greased monkey on acid
Care to do a walkthrough for us numpties .

 

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I am running a Auzen X-Meridian since 2007 unfortunately not now available but I can say with certainty that the X-Fatality and the other of their sound cards using Creative chips are Auzen's own drivers and strangely are better sound cards than Creative's and better supported.

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