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I am using all the parts in my signature, and I was wondering what my next upgrade should be? I was thinking either 2500k/Z68 MB or a GTX 570/6970....or an SLI capable P55 MB and another GTX 470.

I'm not too concerned about power consumption...and if I got another 470, I would likely get a TwinFrozrII or another Gigabyte Super Overclock.

Something else? suggestions?
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Nice system there. Save your money, get a nice set of headphones or a nice mechanical keyboard IMO. What are you trying to do with it?
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Better CPU cooler is about the only thing I would do to that rig.
    
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For now, I would just get a new CPU cooler...
If you really want to do something, I would get the Z68 mobo and 2500K.
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Originally Posted by mgrman View Post
Nice system there. Save your money, get a nice set of headphones or a nice mechanical keyboard IMO. What are you trying to do with it?
I primarily use it for games...with some video encoding and movies/TV shows.


I didn't even think about keyboard/mouse. I'm using a $10 Microsoft Wave keyboard, and a $15 Gigabyte mouse...Thanks!! (I have some HD595's, so I'm good on headphones.)
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