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Originally Posted by BloodyRory View Post
I don't think you would get anything for a 512 mb ssd. That will hold a few pictures. So if you want to buy yourself a used $10 graphics card..sure..
Uhm ? What ?

Ninja edits ftw.

-Luxio
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post #122 of 144
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Uhm ? What ?

Ninja edits ftw.

-Luxio
Lol, I knew what you meant. I was just messing with you
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post #123 of 144
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Originally Posted by fl0w3n View Post
I've had my 80GB G2 that I got for $200 for nearly two years I believe, and I also feel it was one of the best investments I made.

There are two upgrades that you can make to any system that will show up in the seat of your pants benchmarks, even to people inexperienced with computers, and that is an SSD in a non-SSD system and a quality monitor in place of a shotty one.
Calling my monitor crap bro? Sorry im not a rich sob.
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Calling my monitor crap bro? Sorry im not a rich sob.
Well how along ago did you buy that? I saw it on Tiger Direct for like $120, there's some pretty decent $100 - $150 1680x1050 or 1920x1080 monitors on Newegg it looks like..
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Well how along ago did you buy that? I saw it on Tiger Direct for like $120, there's some pretty decent $100 - $150 1680x1050 or 1920x1080 monitors on Newegg it looks like..
Not everyone has money.
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Is it in his sig or something, cause I can't see it O.o

it is under his AV, like our trader rating
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I got it for free from Jacob last week. The guy that bought the SSD'S. I just built this pc 2 weeks ago. He also gave me the gpu i have for free.
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Not everyone has money.
It's okay, we can make fun of BloodyRory for using onboard sound.
    
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post #129 of 144
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Not everyone has money.
I never said he needs to have money. I was saying if he bought it recently he could have gotten one of those monitors on newegg for like the same price, that's all O.o

Heck, I'm still saving up for my computer.

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It's okay, we can make fun of BloodyRory for using onboard sound.
Actually I'm hoping to be switching to a Creative sound card in the future or something else in the $100 price range and have a nice 2.1 speaker set up in room. But that's when I get the money Now, as you can see I don't even have a graphics card O.o
Edited by BloodyRory - 7/22/11 at 3:30pm
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In the end it really depends on what you use. I personally like to photoshop while video transcoding, alt+tab'ed Crysis 2, Backtrack 5 and Windows XP running in VirtualBox and the all too common 40 tabs Chrome and 8 Y! Messenger conversations. The choice for me would be RAM, then GPU, then CPU/MB then Display.

SSD in my priority chart would be even under buying myself a proper mattress, soldering equipment, a wooden box and books about the awesome theory of the cords.

EDIT : @BloodyRory : Buy an ASUS Xonar DX if you're low on budget. You're never gonna regret it, trust me. (unless of course you're part of the new trend of preferring scratching, screeching, buzzing and zapping noises.)

-Luxio
Edited by Luxio - 7/22/11 at 3:33pm
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