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The SSD is out of the question. Had a Corsair Nova 32GB fail on me one day and I didn't even own it for 4 months. A tragedy like that doesn't go overlooked frown.gif
Did you try to RMA it?

I've had hard drives die on me in that period of time. That doesn't mean I never bought a hard drive ever again. In fact I just did an RMA and get a new drive. I've had motherboards die on me, it didn't stop me from buying another motherboard, and then RMAing the old one and ending up with a motherboard to start another computer.

Dying components are just an annoyance you have to deal with...

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That's too bad about the reluctance to use an SSD. It will undoubtedly be the most recommended purchase. If you're not going to get the SSD I would simply suggest a nice case, and some new peripherals to make you happy.

I suppose you could get 8GB of RAM, but it's not worth abandoning your current sticks for.

Perhaps you could use the money to build a low budget system for a relative; I would always do this when I had a few extra parts laying around. You can really please someone by gifting them a PC.

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i5 2500K + decent P67/Z68 motherboard.

An SSD if you have leftover cash.

This.

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Haha I work at office depot and also got my comission check today! What store do u work at?
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Did you try to RMA it?

I've had hard drives die on me in that period of time. That doesn't mean I never bought a hard drive ever again. In fact I just did an RMA and get a new drive. I've had motherboards die on me, it didn't stop me from buying another motherboard, and then RMAing the old one and ending up with a motherboard to start another computer.

Dying components are just an annoyance you have to deal with...
They are very annoying. And doesn't Corsair need a reciept for RMA?
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grab 2 sets for 100 and save the rest.
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That's too bad about the reluctance to use an SSD. It will undoubtedly be the most recommended purchase. If you're not going to get the SSD I would simply suggest a nice case, and some new peripherals to make you happy.

I suppose you could get 8GB of RAM, but it's not worth abandoning your current sticks for.

Perhaps you could use the money to build a low budget system for a relative; I would always do this when I had a few extra parts laying around. You can really please someone by gifting them a PC.
Believe me, my RAID'd F3's are nothing compared to the old SSD I had. But having that kind of accident really scares you. Just imagine if I had my architecture and CAD stuff on it, I'd shoot it tongue.gif

The case doesn't sound bad either. I've been eyeing the Phantom and Raven at my local Frys for a while now. wink.gif
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If you don't need the cores, grab a BD x4
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This.

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Haha I work at office depot and also got my comission check today! What store do u work at?

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