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Poll Results: whats the best upgrade

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post #1 of 12
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what should i get?

1. GPU
2. Monitor
3.Other
4. Nothing

if i upgrade gpu i may have to upgrade the psu which would also mean buying sleaving for the new psu.

at the moment im really thinking monitor because this 24" is causing me to squint looking at it from about 2 feet away im running at 1080 btw what would you rec. for lcd size?
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post #2 of 12
a 6870 would be a nice upgrade and you would have enough left over for a more hefty power supply.i went from a 5770 to a 6870 and it was a great improvement.i use a 28'' monitor and run it at 1680 because i'm blind also,lol
Edited by toyz72 - 6/13/11 at 8:40am
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post #3 of 12
GPU.. 24" from the monitor really isn't that bad.. when I slouch in my chair I'm further than that from my 23".
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post #4 of 12
You could run a 6950 on that psu.
Edited by PARTON - 6/13/11 at 8:45am
    
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post #5 of 12
Did you want to spend all of it in one shot? If not, save up for a Sandy Bridge CPU+mobo. That's what I did
 
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post #6 of 12
6850, and more overclock on the cpu .
    
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post #7 of 12
Thread Starter 
im thinking the sapphire 6970 along with the tx850 watt
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post #8 of 12
mobo

msi 4+2 with the 555 unlocked @4.2 should have blown up a long time ago

edit: read your sysem wrong, 3.2 is stock clock, still pushing what the msi mosfets/vrms can do
Edited by ffejrxx - 6/13/11 at 2:25pm
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mobo

msi 4+2 with the 555 unlocked @4.2 should have blown up a long time ago
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Ssd!
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