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Warwick Davis came to visit Overclockers UK

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by fiveub, 5 Aug 2021.

  1. fiveub


    Joined: 12 Apr 2008

    Posts: 49,043

    Location: OcUK HQ

    I've had the pleasure of meeting Warwick Davis a few times now, at events (before Covid!), at Overclockers UK and I was even invited over to his house!


    Just before the first national lockdown started, the film stars, Warwick and also his son Harrison Davis both visited the office here at Overclockers UK, we gave them a tour of the premises and showed them behind the scenes and helped build Harrison's ultimate gaming PC together. They were kind enough to be involved in a short YouTube skit, which shows you the process of Harrison’s PC build with some behind the scenes content too! (Should I be on IMDB now with my incredible acting skills? :cry:)

    The gaming PC is based on the Infin8 Nebula system, which has been modified with incredible customisation options to fit with Harrison's colour scheme. The braided cables, RGB lighting, and beautiful lightbox at the bottom of the case were all created by in house experts at Overclockers UK. There were further adjustments made, by etching the HarrisonXGamer logo onto the glass window panel and a remote control was installed was installed to improve accessibility to the controls. This way the family can turn the PC on and off with ease.

    Warwick and Harrison both have a rare form of dwarfism and purchasing PC equipment is not always so straightforward for them, especially when it comes to gaming chairs. noblechairs worked with them to create something bespoke so they can both sit comfortably. The metal frame under the seating area was reduced in height to allow them both to sit down easily, the swivel function was removed and to finish it off, their logos were printed on the back of the chairs.


    Warwick and his wife Samantha run a charity called Little People UK with the goal to offer friendship and support to people with dwarfism, helping them build a positive future. Overclockers UK and noblechairs have both agreed to attend the conventions and hope to collaborate with the charity to help change the lives of others.

    Harrison is a huge gaming fan; regularly playing Overwatch, Rainbow Six Siege, GTA 5, Sea of Thieves and Subnautica, whilst also creating content for his Twitch and YouTube channel, especially when it comes to beating his dad at rocket league. You can find HarrisonXGamer’s channel here.

    Don't forget to watch the video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IPHkrKRk1oU&ab_channel=OverclockersUK
  2. doodah


    Joined: 18 Oct 2002

    Posts: 24,723

    Location: London

    Wow! Love Warwick, didn't think it was possible to like him even more.

    S2 of Life's Too Short with an OcUK special, make it happen :D.
  3. silversurfer


    Joined: 13 Jul 2004

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    Location: Stanley Hotel, Colorado

    That video is fab :D
  4. uvarvu


    Joined: 29 Apr 2004

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    Location: Bath

    Absolutely amazing! Awesome to see such a great contribution from OcUK.
  5. V F


    Joined: 13 Aug 2003

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    Location: UK

    Very cool!
  6. robfosters


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    Location: Welling, London

    Awesome. I watch him every afternoon on Tenable
  7. itsallaboutyou

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 11 Mar 2005

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    That's brill. Good sports all round.
  8. Hades


    Joined: 19 Oct 2002

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    Location: Surrey

    Seeing as it's OcUK I'll add an obligatory... who??

    (Yes I do know :))
  9. Dis86


    Joined: 23 Dec 2011

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    Location: Northern England

    Cool vid. Loved Harrisons wow as he removed the last bit of packing :D
  10. the shadow


    Joined: 22 Dec 2006

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    Location: Around Town

    Lep in the hood come to do no good
    Lep in the hood come to do no good :p


    Joined: 3 May 2012

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    He lives round the corner from me.
  12. Eurofighter

    Wise Guy

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  13. Zeebedy


    Joined: 28 Jan 2011

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    Awesome, loved willow as a kid! :cool:
  14. robfosters


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    Location: Welling, London

    Does he really live in a castle?
  15. [HB]Rugrat


    Joined: 29 Jan 2003

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    Lol awesome - from now on I'm saying MSI as mussy and ITX as itix :cry:
  16. Raymond Lin

    Capo Crimine

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    Location: Wish i was in .Lethal's house

    That’s all kinds of awesome.
  17. pastymuncher

    Man of Honour

    Joined: 12 Jul 2005

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    Location: Aberlour, NE Scotland

    Fun video, did he get the chair free? :D

    All that money spent and it's powered by a Kolink!
  18. dowie

    Capo Crimine

    Joined: 29 Jan 2008

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    No way, pretty cool that he allowed you to shoot a little skit & behind the scenes video. :)
  19. BowdonUK


    Joined: 17 Jan 2016

    Posts: 5,877

    Always liked Warwick. He's always very down to earth. No airs and graces about him.
  20. bainbridge


    Joined: 9 Dec 2009

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    Location: Bristol

    Warwick is a legend. What was the name of that sit com he starred in? The one where he was divorced and climbing in and out of a big range rover.
  21. lookitsjonno


    Joined: 10 Sep 2003

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    Location: Midlands

    That's really awesome, well done OcUK