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post #11 of 65
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Originally Posted by bfeng91 View Post
How bout the SSD plus some water cooling? Another awesome hobby to put some money in and it's immensely fun
I have to agree watercooling is alot of fun.
post #12 of 65
As said before, SSD.

Also look into a big pretty 120hz monitor, and mount it on an articulated arm. Or do that with 3 of them. And get a huge awesome desk, and a nice keyboard, and some wicked speakers (or cans) to go with the kickass soundcard you're going to buy.

I guess my point is you can spend money on things that don't actually go inside the case.
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post #13 of 65
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It's all fun and games 'till a component gets hurt.
Do it right and they won't.
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post #14 of 65
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I'm 100% confident in my ability to screw anything up! Watercooling just doesn't seem like a good idea for me. As to all the SSD recommendations, read the last line of my opening post. I'll be getting an SSD regardless....
post #15 of 65
Well SLI 580s seems like a fairly reasonable upgrade if you can get it to $350 out of pocket. Reasonable amount of money for a reasonable (in my mind) gain in performance. After that (and your SSD), I'd recommend upgrading sound and/or (if you're up to it) dabble in WC. It'll make your parts run cooler and you can coax some more out of those 580's.
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post #16 of 65
Invest in a quality 30" monitor you'll never regret it. Well... except then you'll want dual 580 3gbs
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post #17 of 65
Hate to say it but just wait and see what the next gen has to offer, though I cant say I would think the same way if I were in your position.

Save some of the cash, and the wife. They usually last longer than the components you'd sacrifice her for...
    
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post #18 of 65
+1 for SSD and water cooling your current stuff

Also can't forget a nice Corsair case
post #19 of 65
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Hell Balla, I just want the 580's because I'm sick of your 470's kicking my ass!!
I want more performance but 580s in SLI aren't that much faster - but they sure as heck cost a lot more!

I might try tri sli, but honestly I think waiting for the next gen gpus to come out is the best option, nothing is really all that impressive to me right now.

Games are only going to get more demanding
    
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post #20 of 65
Make a Carputer or HTPC instead!

For that build you have, just o SSD.
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