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What would it be? Just looking for ideas right now.
post #2 of 10
maybe headphones/headset
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To help you we need to know what you spend your time mostly doing

For example you could upgrade to a 2500k, you could add a third monitor for surround (although then your gpu will be lacking), you could go to a single big high res monitor. You could add a 2nd 470 and upgrade your psu. You could move to real watercooling. You could work on your sound system
Edited by stren - 10/17/11 at 10:42am
     
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post #4 of 10
If it were me, I'd be pretty content. However, if I had to pick one and only one item, I would probably say the graphics card.

Not because it's a bad card, just because the 400 series are so warm and power hungry.

That or a water cooling loop (if that counts as one item)... smile.gif
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post #5 of 10
GPU if you game on both monitors. if not. soundcard as you already have a decent hs
post #6 of 10
WC. H100 > H60. I have the H100, its UH-MAZE-ING

or a Rasa kit if you have the balls.

if not that..

The case, Corsair 600T White is as close as sexy gets to cases, was gonna get a HAF X myself, but, eh, looks a bit noobish tongue.gif

if not that..

590GTX never hurt anyone.


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post #7 of 10
GPU, mostly because it's the only thing that could be upgraded to a better version and still yield a noticeable difference in performance. Maybe a new pair of headphones and/or sound card too, but dunno if you care haha.
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750 watt psu and another 470
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Quote:
Originally Posted by obsidian86;15343128 
750 watt psu and another 470
This and add aftermarket GPU coolers. SLI 470's get HOT!!!!
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post #10 of 10
Um, if you plan on a smaller upgrade, upgrade the GPU to a 500 series or wait until the 600 series come out.

If you plan a little bigger upgrade 400-500$, i would get a new MOBO (asus PRO/Asrock Z68) along with a sandy bridge 2500k (unless you wanted to wait for the new ivy cores, which will be in the price range of the 2600k and more expensive mobo)

After you upgrade the CPU upgrade the CPu cooler to a Noctua DH14 > H100, for 40$ less you get within 2-5 degrees of the H100
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