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Good point there. A SSD would be nice.

I like my computer so much i spend money on it rather then food or cigs. (Yes i went hungry for 2 weeks just to build this thing) I need another aftermark cooler for my cpu because the one i have is disappointing. Just never have enough money lol. Being a security officer blows.
Hahahaha, it's definitely addicting... And a bad investment as things get out-dated so quickly... But also very rewarding when done the right way...
Thats what we all are here for... advise, arguing with the stubborn, other peoples optinions/reviews, help and overclocking advise...

I am sure lots of people on here can proudly say that they sacrificed a lot for their PC... including me...
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If i did decide to stay with Nvidia, this would be the card:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...scrollFullInfo
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If you have the budget and you want the HD 6950 2 GB, I would say go get it. This will give you room to upgrade your monitor to a 1080p or higher when next time money permits. If you spend $150 on a card just because your current monitor is crap, and later on you get a better monitor, now you are back to spending $$ for the monitor and get crap performance or spend $$ for the monitor AND a higher end card.
My current monitor is 1680 X 1050. Why would I need a crossfire unlocked 6950 for that? I do not ! But I KNOW at some point I am going to upgrade my monitor to either a eyeinfinity or one high resolution monitor. Was banking on some bonus money this year, but it fell through. So now I have to wait until Christmas to get a decent monitor. Nutshell, do not lock yourself out of an upgrade.

If you keep your eyes peeled, you can pick up a decent monitor here in the sale section.

And I think I am done commenting on those that harp about AMD drivers. You would think if they are so bad, AMD cards would cease to exist.
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If you have the budget and you want the HD 6950 2 GB, I would say go get it. This will give you room to upgrade your monitor to a 1080p or higher when next time money permits. If you spend $150 on a card just because your current monitor is crap, and later on you get a better monitor, now you are back to spending $$ for the monitor and get crap performance or spend $$ for the monitor AND a higher end card.
My current monitor is 1680 X 1050. Why would I need a crossfire unlocked 6950 for that? I do not ! But I KNOW at some point I am going to upgrade my monitor to either a eyeinfinity or one high resolution monitor. Was banking on some bonus money this year, but it fell through. So now I have to wait until Christmas to get a decent monitor. Nutshell, do not lock yourself out of an upgrade.

If you keep your eyes peeled, you can pick up a decent monitor here in the sale section.

And I think I am done commenting on those that harp about AMD drivers. You would think if they are so bad, AMD cards would cease to exist.
All of this.
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