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I have about $500 to upgrade my Sig Rig, what should I upgrade, get for it??

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Hey,

So I have about $500 to upgrade my sig rig more, what should I upgrade in it or add to it?

Thanks!
post #2 of 27
get a bigger HDD...300GB is gonna fill up fast if you're gonna be installing a bunch of games on there

EDIT: also maybe get a SSD so you can start windows faster too
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inb4 ssd...
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post #4 of 27
new case, ssd....more monitors!!!!!!!!
post #5 of 27
Replace your 300gb HDD with 2x1TB HDDs, and set it up in RAID 0. I dont trust ssd's.

Get a different case. The storm sniper is played out.
Maybe get a blu-ray player??

I dont know, you have a pretty sweet setup
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post #6 of 27
Get an SSD for OS, and a 1-2Tb mech for storage.

Other than that, you have a great computer.
post #7 of 27
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Hey,

So I have about $500 to upgrade my sig rig more, what should I upgrade in it or add to it?

Thanks!
A 2tb HDD, and a second GTX580.
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post #8 of 27
Get a good set of headphones or speakers.
    
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post #9 of 27
More RAM? A couple of Spinpoint F3 1TB? 2600k?

You really don't need to upgrade that rig. With the possible exception of storage space, it's more than adequate already.
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post #10 of 27
Get a SSD, 1 TB hard drive, add another monitor.. Whatever!
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