Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Eastbay - Wrong Items Sent

My 8th transaction with Eastbay is not good. 2 out of 5 items are wrong. This blog entry is for monitoring exchange/refund turnaround time (Australia-USA):

Items sent back to Eastbay: Sept. 27, 2011
Correct items received: refund received Nov. 9
Postage refund received: Oct. 21

Monday, September 26, 2011

Dell U2711

Start: September 26 (Monday), 10am
Delivered: September 28 (Wednesday), 12pm

Nice fast delivery, Dell Australia!

Friday, September 23, 2011

GTX 570 SLI

As planned about 3 weeks ago, SLI is the way to go. This should enable the computer system to play games at insane settings for the next 2-3 years. So I got another GTX 570 and popped it in last night:


3DMark06 Score: 25599 (previous score: 24836)

Currently torn between 27" 3D monitor and 27" IPS monitor...

Saturday, September 17, 2011

Desktop PC Assembly (2)

The lot (parts list):


Before mounting the CPU cooler:


External build test (all good, yey!):


Whew, done it:

"He's called Dr. J because, on the court, he operated on people." - Nate "Tiny" Archibald on Julius "Dr. J" Erving