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post #11 of 27
Your rig is great. You don't need an upgrade, save money for something else.

Maybe a better HDD, but that's it.
Edited by Clawbog - 4/30/11 at 6:42pm
post #12 of 27
Here's an idea: keep the 300GB Raptor solely for games, get a Samsung Spinpoint F4 2TB for storage and media, and get a 64GB SSD like a Crucial RealSSD C300 for Windows and frequently used applications.

That's $215 gone. The rest, keep for yourself. There's no need to upgrade anything else; you have a very good rig.
    
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post #13 of 27
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Originally Posted by Darqside View Post
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
Lol @ Storm sniper being played out.

The Scout is more common than sniper. Heck, the HAF series should be more ''played'' out. But anyways, the case is up to the person

SSD or save money for something in the future
    
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1st SSD, 2nd 120hz monitor
 
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post #15 of 27
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I already have a 120hz monitor and was thinking about maybe an SSD.
post #16 of 27
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I already have a 120hz monitor and was thinking about maybe an SSD.
You should do what I said. If you put all your games in the 300GB Raptor, they'll still load very quickly. For all your media and storage, you should get the Spinpoint F4 2TB. For Windows and your most used applications, you should get a Corsair RealSSD C300 64GB. That'll come out at $215.
    
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I already have a 120hz monitor and was thinking about maybe an SSD.
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post #18 of 27
Bigger hard drive is about the only urgent need I can come up with
    
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post #19 of 27
I totally agree with what most people are mentioning here about storage. I would say get atleast one F3 1TB, and then a SSD. If you want, you can get two F3's, put them in RAID 0 also, along with an SSD (I would recommend a Vertex 3).

Or if you really want to spend $500, just SLI that 580.
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post #20 of 27
Personally....A SSD and maybe a bigger HDD...Either that or another 580...
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