For Sale – Ryzen 3700X, NVidia RTX 2070 Super, ADATA 1TB NVME, EVGA 750W PSU, Noctua Cooler, Noctua Case Fans, Meshify C Case, Samsung SSD

Built a gaming PC in September, but I’m just not using it enough to justify keeping it, so I’m selling all the parts from it. Everything apart from the Samsung SSD was only bought 4 months ago, and the PC itself wasn’t built until the middle of September, so the parts have only been used for effectively 3 months and are in excellent condition, wasn’t even any dust on most of the internals

. I will include PDFs or screenshots of all order invoices for all goods (again, aside from the Samsung SSD), for warranty purposes. As far as I’m aware, nothing has less than 7-8 months warranty, more in many cases, which will be detailed for each specific item.

Delivery – SD=Special Delivery, SF=Signed For, PF=Parcelforce, DPD =…DPD

Parts for sale

£258 (+£7 SD) – AMD Ryzen 3700X – CPU only, no Cooler. Comes in the original AMD Plastic holder and AMD Box (I can include the original Air Cooler box as well, but it will have to be flat-packed), also comes with remainder of 3-year Warranty.

£35 (+£5 SF1st) – 2x Noctua NF-A14 PWM Chromax 140mm Case Fans – Come in all the original packaging, and remainder of 6-year warranties.

£80 (+£10 DPD) – EVGA 750W G3 80+ Gold Modular PSU – Comes with all the original cables, bags and manual and remainder of 10-year Warranty.

£60 (+£10 DPD) – FractalDesign Meshify C Case with Tempered Glass Side Window (Black) – Comes with all the original screws, hard drive caddy has been re-attached for delivery, but will most likely need to be relocated slightly. The magnets attached to the dust filter on the top of the case were very flimsy and came off, so I re-attached them with gorilla glue and some black tape above to tidy it up. Not quite as aesthetically-appealing as it was originally, but much stronger. Includes 2 Fractal 120mm Case Fans.

Please be sure to ask any questions you may have, I’ve tried to take plenty of photos to include everything, so if there’s anything you can’t see included with a certain item that you expect there to be, ask about it before agreeing to purchase anything.

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£85 (+£12 PF48hr) – MSI B450 Gaming Pro Carbon AC (Wi-fi model) Motherboard – BIOS has been updated obviously to ensure immediate support for latest Ryzen CPUs. Comes with all the original accessories and manual/sticker/quick-start guide etc. I believe MSI cover motherboards for 3-Year warranty, so you should get the remainder of this. I have not registered it myself. Sold to ciderspace

£55 (+£3 SF1st) – Corsair Vengeance LPX 16GB DDR4 3200Mhz C16 RAM – 2x8GB – Comes in original Corsair packaging. Limited Lifetime warranty. Sold to ciderspace

£30 (+£2 1stClass) – Samsung 850 EVO 500GB SSD Taken from my i6700HQ laptop, comes unpackaged with 4 screws. SOLD via ebay

£410 (+£25 SD) – Nvidia RTX 2070 Super – Purchased directly from Nvidia, comes with the remainder of a 3-year warranty. Comes with all the original packaging other than plastic wrapper that Card itself was wrapped in. SOLD via ebay

£15 (+£3 2nd/£4 SF2nd) – Club3D 3M DisplayPort 1.4 MBR3 8K Cable – Brand new and unused. SOLD via ebay

£85 (+£7 SD) – ADATA XPG SX8200 PRO 1TB M.2 NVME SSD – SSD and unused heatsink included along with ADATA packaging. Comes with remainder of 5-year Warranty. SOLD via ebay

£63 (+£10 DPD) – Noctua D15S Premium CPU Cooler – Comes with 2x NF-A15 PWM 140mm Chromax/Black Fans (effectively this is a Noctua D15 Cooler setup with two fans rather than one, halfway between the £75 standard D15 with ugly brown fans and the £88 Chromax edition, but Chrome/silver cooler not black). Includes Intel/AMD fittings. Also comes with Noctua NA-SYC1 (2x 4-Pin Y-Cables (£9 originally), each one for connecting two fans to one Fan slot on your motherboard). Come with remainder of 6-year Warranty. May be an extra day’s wait as I may have to source a box to put all these items in together. SOLD via ebay

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For Sale – 15 Inch MacBook Pro (2017) [i7 2.9GHz, RX 560, 512GB, AppleCare + extras!]

Hi Richard, no problem at all – happy to answer any questions

@OldG Nitro

Why was the MacBook originally sent back to Apple for repair (when the damage to the screen was done etc) & has it ever been sent back to them other than that time?

I turned on the laptop one time and one of the speakers fuzzed and just blew. Bit of an out of the ordinary issue, but I took it back to Apple to fix. They replaced what’s known as the top cover (keyboard, trackpad, battery, speakers and IO ports), but in the process damaged the display and the headphone jack. I then returned the laptop, where they replaced the display and top cover again, but this didn’t resolve the problem with the headphone jack, so in the end they replaced the logic board (CPU, GPU, RAM, SSD and controllers for IO devices). Essentially, everything inside this laptop has been replaced at some point.​

Have you had any other issues with it?

Other than the above problems, nothing​

Are there any issues with the screen, dead pixels etc?

None from what I can see – there may be the odd hairline scratch that you can pick up in specific lighting conditions, but this would be because I clean the display fairly regularly.​

Any problems with the keyboard (from what I’ve seen a known issue)?

I haven’t personally experienced any, but as I’ve mentioned, this laptop didn’t get much use as I’ve got a desktop for when I’m home, and work provided me with a 15 inch pro.​

Is the AppleCare transferable to a new owner?

From memory, it acts like an extended version of the original warranty, and is tied to the serial number of the machine. However, should anything go wrong, I’d be more than happy to help out with any problems.​

I forgot to add, can you please take a couple of close up photos of the 2 tiny marks you pointed out on the case?

I’ll get a couple of photos taken as soon as possible for you ​

A couple of other closing thoughts: I now use a Surface Book for all of my university work (I’m able to take notes in class without hoarding tonnes of paper handouts), and by far, the more premium machine is the MacBook. If I could afford to keep both, I absolutely would. The only reason I use the Surface device at the moment is because of the ability to annotate my lecture handouts, of which I have a lot. In every other sense, the MacBook is a better device.
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For Sale – JBL studio monitors – 306P MkII’s x2 (pair)

Bought these a few months back, brand new, but they’re too big for the spare room and ended up buying some ex-demo Genelecs 3 weeks later

The JBLs are literally as new, with all their original packaging & boxes and their cables.

Still well within their warranty too.

£200 collected or £220 sent via courier.

Happy to post first to long standing members with decent feedback, otherwise it’ll need to be payment up front

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Announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 19037 | Windows Experience Blog

Hello Windows Insiders, today we’re releasing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 19037.1 (20H1) to Windows Insiders in the Fast and Slow rings.If you want a complete look at what build is in which Insider ring, head over to Flight Hub. You can also check out the rest of our documentation here including a complete list of new features and updates that have gone out as part of Insider flights for the current development cycle.

The build watermark at the lower right-hand corner of the desktop is no longer present in this build.This doesn’t mean we’re done…
Windows PowerShell ISE is now a Feature on Demand (installed by default), and you will see it in the list in Optional Features Settings.

BattlEye and Microsoft have found incompatibility issues due to changes in the operating system between some Insider Preview builds and certain versions of BattlEye anti-cheat software. To safeguard Insiders who might have these versions installed on their PC, we have applied a compatibility hold on these devices from being offered affected builds of Windows Insider Preview. See this article for details.
Some Insiders have reported when attempting to install recent builds, setup rolls back and returns error code 0xc1900101. In some cases, the update completes successfully on a subsequent attempt. If you’re experiencing the issue, please be sure to file feedback in the Feedback Hub.
We’re looking into reports of the update process hanging for extended periods of time when attempting to install a new build.
We’re looking into reports of certain external USB 3.0 drives not responding with Start Code 10 after they’re attached.
We’ve received reports of the Optimize Drives app incorrectly reporting that optimization has never run on some devices.

In honor of the Windows Insider Program turning 5 this year, we’ll be celebrating with a special holiday treat! Join us on Twitter this month for #25DaysOfWIP to learn about some of the many features and changes your feedback has helped drive in Windows. And don’t forget to tell us your favorites!

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For Sale – Apple MacBook Pro 15″ Touch Bar 2.7GHz Core i7 16GB RAM 512GB SSD Radeon Pro 460 Space Grey

15-inch MacBook Pro – Space Grey

Bought for £2,789.00 Late 2016… so 3 yrs old.

With the following configuration:

• 2.7GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 processor, Turbo Boost up to 3.6GHz

• 16GB 2133MHz memory

• 512GB PCIe-based SSD

• Radeon Pro 460 with 4GB memory

• Backlit Keyboard (British) & User’s Guide (English)

• Four Thunderbolt 3 ports

• Touch Bar and Touch ID

• Force Touch trackpad

Excellent condition. Corners have slight imperfections if very close….tried to take photos. No dents.
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Original box inc the delivery box!
Clean install with Catalina.

£1200 Collection ideally Cobham, Surrey, UK.

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“I firmly believe you can’t be what you can’t see.”

“Bluebell is in a disadvantaged area, and when I have kids come in from similar areas, I always tell them where I’m from. And they’re like, ‘No, you’re not!’” she says. “Because to them, seeing someone from Bluebell working at Microsoft is a big deal. And I just hope that they think, ‘If she works here, I can work here.’”

After a recent class, a student thanked Amanda and told her that she’d only seen men code before. The chance to code alongside other girls was something she’d never imagined.

“That was a ‘whoa’ moment for me.” Amanda pauses and then sighs with disappointment. “Of course, I know the statistics about women in the tech industry. But to actually have a student say that made the reality and the impact so much more real.”

In the next year, Amanda hopes to reach more students through DreamSpace by traveling to rural areas, training more teachers, and even creating mini-DreamSpace environments at schools—colorful and comfortable corners within classrooms where students can learn together.A woman laughs while two younger women look at a computer screen and point. They are having fun learning.

“I firmly believe you can’t be what you can’t see,” Amanda says.

“I want to show students that it doesn’t matter where you live. It’s doesn’t matter what you’ve done. It doesn’t matter what your parents do. You can do this; it’s possible for you.”

*****

Back at Colaiste Pobail Setanta, Amanda hugs her former coworkers good-bye and heads out of her old science lab. As her hand swipes an empty student desk, she thinks lovingly about the past. She loves what she does now—growing her own skills in new ways—but she’ll always remember where she came from.

Making her way to the exit, Amanda walks past the front office receptionist—a new employee who didn’t work there when Amanda was a teacher at the school.

“Hello, I’m Amanda. I used to teach here.”

“Hmm. What do you do now?” the receptionist asks, assuming Amanda has left the vocation as well as the school.

“Oh, I still teach,” she says, her face lighting up with pride. “But now, I’m a teacher at Microsoft.”

*****

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AWS, NFL machine learning partnership looks at player safety

The NFL will use AWS’ AI and machine learning products and services to better simulate and predict player injuries, with the goal of ultimately improving player health and safety.

The new NFL machine learning and AWS partnership, announced during a press event Thursday with AWS CEO Andy Jassy and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell at AWS re:Invent 2019, will change the game of football, Goodell said.

“It will be changing the way it’s played, it will [change] the way its coached, the way we prepare athletes for the game,” he said.

The NFL machine learning journey

The partnership builds off Next Gen Stats, an existing NFL and AWS agreement that has helped the NFL capture and process data on its players. That partnership, revealed back in 2017, introduced new sensors on player equipment and the football to capture real-time location, speed and acceleration data.

That data is then fed into AWS data analytics and machine learning tools to provide fans, broadcasters and NFL Clubs with live and on-screen stats and predictions, including expected catch rates and pass completion probabilities.

Taking data from that, as well as from other sources, including video feeds, equipment choice, playing surfaces, player injury information, play type, impact type and environmental factors, the new NFL machine learning and AWS partnership will create a digital twin of players.

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AWS CEO Andy Jassy, left, and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced a new AI and machine learning partnership at AWS re:Invent 2019.

The NFL began the project with a collection of different data sets from which to gather information, said Jeff Crandall, chairman of the NFL Engineering Committee, during the press event.

It wasn’t just passing data, but also “the equipment that players were wearing, the frequency of those impacts, the speeds the players were traveling, the angles that they hit one another,” he continued.

Typically used in manufacturing to predict machine outputs and potential breakdowns, a digital twin is essentially a complex virtual replica of a machine or person formed out of a host of real-time and historical data. Using machine learning and predictive analytics, a digital twin can be fed into countless virtual scenarios, enabling engineers and data scientists to see how its real-life counterpart would react.

The new AWS and NFL partnership will create digital athletes, or digital twins of a scalable sampling of players, that can be fed into infinite scenarios without risking the health and safety of real players. Data collected from these scenarios is expected to provide insights into changes to game rules, player equipment and other factors that could make football a safer game.

“For us, what we see the power here is to be able to take the data that we’ve created over the last decade or so” and use it, Goodell said. “I think the possibilities are enormous.”

Partnership’s latest move to enhance safety

It will be changing the way it’s played, it will [change] the way its coached, the way we prepare athletes for the game.
Roger GoodellCommissioner, NFL

New research in recent years has highlighted the extreme health risks of playing football. In 2017, researchers from the VA Boston Healthcare System and the Boston University School of Medicine published a study in the Journal of the American Medical Association that indicated football players are at a high risk for developing long-term neurological conditions.

The study, which did not include a control group, looked at the brains of high school, college and professional-level football players. Of the 111 NFL-level football players the researchers looked at, 110 of them had some form of degenerative brain disease.

The new partnership is just one of the changes the NFL has made over the last few years in an attempt to make football safer for its players. Other recent efforts include new helmet rules, and a recent $3 million challenge to create safer helmets.

The AWS and NFL partnership “really has a chance to transform player health and safety,” Jassy said.

AWS re:Invent, the annual flagship conference of AWS, was held this week in Las Vegas.

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For Sale – Parts Clear Out (Motherboards, Memory, CPUs, GPUs and Case) ***PRICE DROPS***

Due to a recent upgrade, and the need to clear some space in the garage, I’ve got the following up for sale.

Motherboards:
MSI Z87 GD65 Used £65.00 £55.00
MSI Z170I ITX Used £95.00 £90.00

DDR3:
8GB Corsair Vengeance Pro – 2133Mhz (2x4GB) Used £35.00
16GB HyperX Savage Red – 2400Mhz (2x8GB) Used £50.00 SOLD to scott178

DDR4:
16GB Corsair Low Profile Black – 2400Mhz (2x8GB) Used £45.00

Intel Processors:
LGA 1150 – Intel Core i5-4670K Used £65.00 £55.00
LGA 1151 – Intel Core i5-6600 Used £90.00 £85.00

AMD Graphics Cards:
XFX AMD R9 390 – 8GB Used £75.00 SOLD to Jeeva

Nvidia Graphics Cards:
MSI – GTX 660Ti 2GB Used £45.00 £35.00
MSI – GTX 570 2GB Used £35.00 £25.00

Mice:
Razer Mamba Elite 2016 Wireless Used £60.00

Cases:
Phanteks Evolve ITX Used £40.00 £35.00 (Collection Only)

Coolers:
Corsair H50 Used £40.00 £35.00
Corsair H80i Used £50.00 £45.00

Most items will be boxed in their original retail or OEM packaging.

I will updating this thread as I discover anything else that I no longer require.

Open to offers.

Price and currency: £845
Delivery: Delivery cost is not included
Payment method: BT/PPG
Location: Oxford
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