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I know that a lot of us here upgrade 1 part at a time, and slowly replace stupid previous decisions or upgrade to something more powerful. Piece by piece.
Others upgrade their entire system at once. But me, I prefer piece by piece

Just found some interesting pics of my rig when it was first built in 2009, so much has changed since then! (Including my photography and cable management skills )
















What do I plan on upgrading next?
RS360 RASA Kit for lower temps and maybe less volts for 5Ghz, also less noise >_<
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That PCB backplate looks damn sexy on the 2011 pictures.
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That PCB backplate looks damn sexy on the 2011 pictures.
Thanks, I would love to see how other people's computers slowly evolved over time
And many people actually do this?
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Thanks, I would love to see how other people's computers slowly evolved over time
And many people actually do this?
Some people do this and I love looking at how their rig changed but I myself don't have the time to round up all the pictures I took and put them in order.

One question, why did you go from crossfire to single card?
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Some people do this and I love looking at how their rig changed but I myself don't have the time to round up all the pictures I took and put them in order.

One question, why did you go from crossfire to single card?
I sold it while I could get a decent return on the price (sold for about $320)
Hated crossfire problems and I didn't see any real advantage. Sure the FPS went up a lot (basically 2x) but it was like going from 80fps to 150fps, 80Fps for me is still very playable. Any games that lag on my system (Metro2033, heavily modded Crysis) I don't tend to play. So I just got a better cooler in hopes for 24/7 1000Mhz, forgot to get VRM heatsinks, so I have given up for now XD!
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I started out with an AM2 dual core with 2GB ram with a 8400GS.... lol Look at my rig now.. Your systems looks great!
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Haha yeah, also started with 2Gb value select ram
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