Name: Bobby “Ironhammers” Gooding
Location: Ipswich, UK

Non-PC Gaming Hobbies: Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

PC Game of Choice: StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm
Movie of Choice: High Society: A Pot Boiler
Food of Choice: Chocolate
Drink of Choice: Coffee

Rig Details (I have a kid, so I’m poor):

  • CASE: Cooler Master Cosmos ‘S’
  • CPU: AMD A8-3870k @ 3.4GHz
  • GPU: XFX Radeon HD 4870 1GB XXX Edition
  • RAM: 4GB Corsair XMS3
  • HDD: 250GB + 2x1TB
  • PSU: XFX Mod Xstream Pro 600W
  • Keyboard: Qpad MK-85 (Cherry MX Red)
  • Mouse: Qpad 5K
  • Monitor: ASUS VW202
  • Headset: SteelSeries Diablo III
  • Speakers: Sharp Hi-Fi System



Name: Daniel “Hardlydan” Knapman
Location: Barnstaple, UK

Non-PC Gaming Hobbies: Surfing

PC Game of Choice: Guild Wars 2
Movie of Choice: Withnail and I
Food of Choice: Anything I cook, especially my lasagne.
Drink of Choice: Ale (Cotleigh Barn Owl)

Rig Details:

  • CASE: Coolermaster 350K
  • CPU: AMD fx8120
  • GPU: XFX 7870 2GB
  • RAM: 8BG Corsair Vengeance 1600
  • HDD: Samsung HD103SJ, Samsung HD501LJ,
  • PSU: CiT 750W dual rail
  • Keyboard: Microsoft Sidewinder X6
  • Mouse: Microsoft Sidewinder
  • Monitor: LG lh3200
  • Headset: Logitech G930
  • Speakers: Sony mini system (connected by a
  • cassette with a wire…)



Name: Simon “The Diamond” Ivanoff
Location: Chicago, USA

Non-PC Gaming Hobbies: Listening to Vinyl / FLAC on my
amazing sound system with a good cigar and a game of chess.

PC Game of Choice: Deus Ex: Human Revolution
Movie of Choice: Terminator 2: Judgement Day
Food of Choice: Giordano’s Pepperoni Pan Pizza
Drink of Choice: Sailor Jerry Rum + Coke Zero + Lime Juice

Rig Details:

  • CASE: Cooler Master HAF 932
  • CPU: AMD FX 6100
  • GPU: XFX 6850 2GB
  • RAM: 8GB Crucial Ballistix Sport
  • HDD: 1TB Western Digital Black (64mb Cache)
  • PSU: Thermaltake TR2 650W
  • Keyboard: Das Keyboard Model S Ultimate
  • Mouse: Corsair M80
  • Monitor: Acer H243H
  • Headset: Numark HF125
  • Speakers:Technics 3-Way Floor Speakers + Technics SU-G95 +Technics SH-8017 Equalizer
  • Optional 1: Thrustmaster Ferrari GT Racing Wheel + Pedals
  • Optional 2: M-Audio Keystation 49
  • Optional 3: Street Fighter IV USB Tournament Stick



Name: Charlie “Charmanderbinks” Wilson
Location: Chicago, USA

Non-PC Gaming Hobbies: Running, lifting, and reading the Yahoo comment sections…

PC Game of Choice: Skyrim
Movie of Choice: Dumb and Dumber
Food of Choice: Gyros with ketchup
Drink of Choice: Chocolate Milk

Rig Details:

  • CASE: Silverstone Raven 3
  • CPU: AMD Phenom II 955 Black @ 3.8GHz
  • GPU: XFX HD 6970
  • RAM: 8GB Gskill Eco 1600 RAM
  • HDD: WD 1.5TB
  • PSU:Corsair GS800
  • Keyboard:Logitech G510
  • Mouse: Razer Deathadder
  • Monitor: 2x Samsung SyncMaster S27B350 1x SyncMaster XL2370
  • Headset: Beyerdynamic DT 880 600 Ohms+ SoundBlaster ACM
  • Speakers: Logitech z5500
  • Sound card: Creative Sound-Blaster ZxR
  • Foot massager: Homedics shaky thing
  • Former foot massager: Sharper image spinny-thing