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post #11 of 24
If you can afford it I say easily the best upgrade will be a ssd
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post #12 of 24
SSD and cooler

coolers: Hyper 212+ for budget or Noctua D14 for ultimate

SSD: Crucial M4 64GB will do you fine for OS drive and wont break the bank.
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post #13 of 24
A SSD or two and what ever video card your waiting on.But any high end card out now will hold you over but i guess your waitning PCI-E 3.0.But if thats the case you should have waited for X79.Ive heard sandybridge doesnt support so i dont know why they are putting on SB mobo's.Anyone know why?Maybe i misunderstood something
Edited by mothow - 10/22/11 at 1:40pm
    
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post #14 of 24
Sound card, SSD and a current GPU. Don't play the waiting game.
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post #15 of 24
Both of my suggestions have already been mentioned; an SSD and a soundcard. A good audio setup is something that tends to be overlooked, but it plays such a large part in enjoying games, music, and movies. I recommend getting either a good set of speakers or headphones along with a soundcard. An Asus Xonar DX is a great budget choice, and for a high end one I would recommend the X-Fi Titanium HD.

If you get an SSD you will never want to us a mechanical hard drive for an OS ever again. It makes everything in Windows so much quicker and more responsive. 64GB and 120GB SSD's have been on sale a lot lately too, so you can shop around for one of those. Take a look at the Crucial M4. There are other great ones but that's just one suggestion.
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post #16 of 24
2 SSDs for RAID0 and maybe a Corsair H100
    
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post #17 of 24
CPU Heatsink
SSD
Sound Card

In that order.
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post #18 of 24
definitely a soundcard + good speakers

it makes a world of difference in movies/games
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post #19 of 24
Quote:
Originally Posted by M00DY View Post
Hi Guys,

I Bought my PC a half week ago

Here is the specs:

Motherboard : ASRock Z68 EXTREME3 GEN3
CPU : Intel Core i5-2500K
Ram : Mushkin 16 GB 9-9-9-24 @ 1600MHz
GPU : Waiting for the new series
HDD : WD 1TB Black
PSU : Mushkin Joule 700w
Case: Cooler Master 690 II Advanced
Monitor: Asus VE228H

The question is:What should i add to my pc?
Get a ssd,discreate sound card and a new cpu cooler.
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post #20 of 24
SSD and cooler (Corsair Hydro perhaps?) makes the most sense here
    
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