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I bought my first gaming computer not really knowing what was good or what was bad, so am in the process of basically buying everything new again bit by bit, my sig rig is current, these are things that I am thinking of buying, what order do you think would be best to buy them in?

Rasa 750 RS240 Complete CPU WaterCooling Kit
http://dazmode.com/store/index.php?m...oducts_id=1073

Enermax Revolution 85+ 1020W Power Supply
http://canadacomputers.com/product_i...item_id=033186

Some 120gb sata 3 SSD (OCZ or Corsair probably) $200-250
http://canadacomputers.com/product_i...item_id=038694

Other suggestions are welcome, keeping in mind I live in Canada and dont like getting dinged at customs
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post #2 of 16
power, water, ssd. *shrugs*
post #3 of 16
The SSD for sure. Your PSU is already doing what it should and so is your cooling apparently so go for an SSD to improve loding times dramatically.
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post #4 of 16
Yeah I'd probably suggest ssd.

Also consider the antec quattro 1200W (although either would be overkill for your setup)
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8 x 146GB HP 10k SAS - various RAID levels RAID Controller LSI 9260-8i 512MB LiteOn IHAS124 Noctua NH-D15 
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8.1 Enterprise Acer GD245HQ (120hz) LG W2420P LG IPS231P 
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post #5 of 16
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Originally Posted by fluxlite;14270054 
Yeah I'd probably suggest ssd.

Also consider the antec quattro 1200W (although either would be overkill for your setup)

If you go for the cooling I assume you will OC further. If you get the PSU I assume you will OC further. These two things should go together so you can get more power and better cooling simultaneously.

Go SSD for massive immediate gains.
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post #6 of 16
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750 watts is enough for 2x6950 unlocked and slightly overclocked plus an overclocked processor and everything else? I thought I was pushing it putting in the second 6950...
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post #7 of 16
If it has not had any problems it seems like it is sufficient running all that, just dont push it further.
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post #8 of 16
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Thats what I mean if I want to push my processor further add more HDs and a water loop as well, Im worried how the Antec 750 will take that
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post #9 of 16
the ssd is the only upgrade i see worth it. i got bored with my setup and bought a soundcard,which then lead to headphones and a set of z5300 speakers. you could always buy another monitor.
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post #10 of 16
Well you will probably need the water loop and added power together. One without the other will be futile compared to an SSD (they use almost no power btw)
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