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post #1 of 8
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So I have about $300 saved up and am thinking about upgrading..

Option 1
Buy Samsung Blu Ray Drive
Buy 60gb Muskin SSD
Buy ???

Option 2
Sell MB CPU RAM use that plus the 300 to upgrade to sand bridge...

Option 3
Your opinon?
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post #2 of 8
You will see the most gain from upgrading to a SSD. They are AMAZING. Going from a i7 920 to sandy will provide gains, but I promise going from a standard HD to a SSD will rock.
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post #3 of 8
going from a i7 920 to a sandybridge is not worth it your not gaining much performance if any especially when your at 4.1ghz like you have!. YOU should CROSSFIRE that 6950 that will be a BIG upgrade!
post #4 of 8
I say go for the SSD.. But not a 60GB. Get a 120GB at least.
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post #5 of 8
Go for the SSD!
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post #6 of 8
I would go for at least a 120GB solid state drive, upgrading to sandy bridge from a 920 is pointless, you will probably never notice the performance difference. Either that or a new sound card.
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post #7 of 8
Another vote for SSD. 60GB should be enough. If you really want a Blu Ray drive, then it wouldn't hurt.

My personal vote would go for 2 more monitors that match, and run some Eyefinity goodness. wheee.gif
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post #8 of 8
Quote:
Originally Posted by pioneerisloud;13423917 
Another vote for SSD. 60GB should be enough. If you really want a Blu Ray drive, then it wouldn't hurt.

My personal vote would go for 2 more monitors that match, and run some Eyefinity goodness. wheee.gif


+1 on that.
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