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post #11 of 14
If you really wanna avoid Sandforce based SSDs, you can always get an Intel SSD.
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If you are just gaming definitely go with the 2500k.

As for the 580 GTX, I guess it depends on how much money is burning a hole in your pocket. I personally would save the $100 and stick with the regular lightning, and then later down the line SLI it. It will be a beast no matter how you slice the machine.

And again, I'm not a fan of SSD just because they haven't been around long enough for me to reliably recommend them. I realize that the newest generation are a lot better than what I used in the past, but just be aware that it has the potential to break down faster than a regular hard drive.

If anything, grab a 64gig SSD and just use it as a system drive. I think it will shave a minute off your Windows load time.
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post #13 of 14
do it.... good upgrade
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i would get a 120Hz monitor instead of a high end graphics card atm


getting a high end video card at this time is a very bad investment considering the new generation card is right around the corner


GTX 460 1GB or HD 6850 would play nearly all games at high settings at very playable framerate


you would better of investing in a decent monitor. something like an AW2310 is a very good choice
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