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post #21 of 280
going from a radeon hd 4650 1gb to a 5870 1gb, back when i used to have a e8400. I payed soo much for that 4650 thinking it was good for gaming from microcenter. I finally was able to play most games at that point
    
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post #22 of 280
Cool thread. Mine was when I went from a P4 to a q6600. Convertxtodvd went from taking 3 hours and locking up my pc to 15 minutes and you could still use the pc just fine.

Also of course my first ssd, that was epic.
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Probably going from a 20" 1024x768 to a 24" 1920x1200. Or going from a x1600 pro to a HD 4870.
post #24 of 280
I plan on getting a GTX 460 soon, but moving from a (dell) pentium 4 with a whopping 256 gigs of RD RAM to my sig rig was a pretty big step up.
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I went from an E5200 + GT240 + DDR2 to this and i didnt notice any real performance gains
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P5Q SE2 to EP45-UD3P
8800GT to GTX 460
Raidmax Ninja to NZXT Phantom
post #27 of 280
Either:
AMD Phenom 550 BE ---> 1090t
or
HD 4850 ---> HD 5870 E6
    
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post #28 of 280
My greatest upgrade has been an SSD,the gap was so huge against an HDD that i felt that i had a new PC,in 2nd place it was when i upgraded form a ATI x1300 pro to a GTS 250 lol
Edited by Eduardv - 5/22/11 at 11:30am
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post #29 of 280
to non known components machine (i was a kid) but it had i think 32mb ram and so on to

pentium 4, 512mb ram, geforce mx 440 to

same one but with geforce 6200 to

actual sig rig

to my next big upgrade (i5-2500k, gtx 570, 8gb ram, p67 mobo, ssd and so on)
    
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post #30 of 280
Passing from a Pentium II 400 MHz computer with maybe 64 mb of RAM to a 2.2 GHZ dual core with a 8800 GT
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