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Ok, so its this kind of thread again.
Im planning to do some upgrades finally and both my processor and gpu's are out of date, the problem here is I cannot afford to upgrade both at the same time.

So question: From my current sig rig, would you recommend getting a gpu or updating the processor.

The following two screenshots represent the two different options, dont be shocked, prices are in NZD

Option one:


Option two:


Thanks for feedback!
Edited by Preim - 10/22/11 at 2:41pm
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New GPU, unless you want to get a new mobo + chip.
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What on earth do you want a Vertex2 for... get a Crucial M4.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by andrewmchugh View Post
what on earth do you want a vertex2 for... Get a crucial m4.
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I could get the crucial M4 on the second option with a gpu, its another $50 haha
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I personally would go with a new GPU (though I wouldn't go with the 590). An OC'd 750 is still a great chip, hell even C2Qs run great for gaming.

Quote:
Originally Posted by andrewmchugh View Post
What on earth do you want a Vertex2 for... get a Crucial M4.
Well, for one I bet it's significantly cheaper. Two, the new sandforce controller firmware is out fixing the BSOD issues. At this point, the real world difference between the two is negligible especially if you're coming from an HDD.
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post #7 of 23
You could probably get both... if you downgrade the GPU to like a 6950 or 560ti and the processor to a 2500k. And definitely downgrade the mobo.
But if not, I would say gpu... and get 2 580s sli, not a 590
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yep your good for gaming with your 750 overclocked, not alot of games even utilize higher end cpuz, get a good gpu than your good to go.
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Go for the gpu.
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580 SLi is a lot more expensive.. haha
I guess i could go 570 SLi, but thats not as much fun

Like right now, i know the gpu and ssd will give me a definitive performance boost, but the idea of a new mobo and cpu is fun hahaha
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