R. J. Brooker

Helpful votes received on reviews: 94% (208 of 222)
Location: Accrington, Lancashire United Kingdom


Top Reviewer Ranking: 111,297 - Total Helpful Votes: 208 of 222
Not Just Beer and Bingo! A Social History of Worki&hellip by Ruth Cherrington
Ruth Cherrington has written a book which makes me feel I missed out on part of life. While growing up my father was never a club member, so up to a point, I never came to socialise with a good many of my local peer group except in the school environment. For a variety of reasons I never got to join a working men's club in my adult life. The book therefore has been an eye-opener,
AMD Bulldozer FX-6100 6 Core 3.30GHz - Asus M5A78L&hellip
I've given this a 5-star rating because the motherboard bundle fitted my needs - not because it's the best thing since sliced bread - though it is no slouch either. The configuration is not the latest (it was first available on Amazon in Nov 2011), but neither is it the cheapest. Asus have a good reputation for motherboards and AMD processors usually offer better value for money than their Intel counterparts.

Though this bundle would form a reasonable heart for a gaming machine I'm not a gaming person. My needs are photographic - to display thumbnails of pictures on a 1920x1080 screen quickly and for the system to make the fast and smooth transitions as I make minor adjustments… Read more
LP-2020A + Lepai Tripath Class-T Hi-Fi Audio Mini &hellip by LEPAI
4.0 out of 5 stars Compact for desktop use, 22 April 2014
I bought this to drive a pair of aging JPW Minims and it does that admirably. The source can be either the music on my mobile phone or my computer. I had tried the normal route of using computer speakers - but they always seemed lacking. This was a massive upgrade to the sound.

The reason I gave it just four stars is the power lead: it is barely 1m long.