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I just came in to some money so what to do with it. Ive got about $1000nz \\ $870us.

I was thinking two more monitors and a 2nd 6950.
But then i really need a new case and a ssd would be really nice too. Grrr what to do what to do?

What would you do.
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post #2 of 6
Get an AM3+ Board, an SSD, and buy a used 6950?
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The monitors are more worth it imo. I mean you already have a WD Black. While nice, the case isn't really a priority unless yours has terrible temps. Do you really need another 6950? Go for the monitors and either get the second card or the SSD. You could probably fit the case in there somewhere too. Triple monitors are the best.
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post #4 of 6
Get an SSD and a new case. Eyefinity is very over-hyped (if I could go back in time I'd just get a single 30" monitor or something); you're better off with improved load times and a nice shiny case
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The monitors are more worth it imo. I mean you already have a WD Black. While nice, the case isn't really a priority unless yours has terrible temps. Do you really need another 6950? Go for the monitors and either get the second card or the SSD. You could probably fit the case in there somewhere too. Triple monitors are the best.
My temps are golden. I like to play my game on max settings if i can. so i was thinking with 3 monitors a second card wound be the ticket.
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post #6 of 6
Cut up your case and make a test bench? i would definately go for eyefinity.
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