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I Have a $60 NewEgg Gift Card...What Would You Buy?

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PayPal had awarded me a $60 NewEgg gift card and I do not know what to buy. I am fine with my current hardware with exception to my CPU cooler but it is decent for the most part (can always buy better fans). I'm only willing to add $15 more to this $60 gift card. So, I am thinking about the following:
  1. G.SKILL Sniper Series 8GB 1866MHz which will give 16GB of ram
  2. NZXT HAVIK-140 which has received awesome site reviews
  3. Prolimatech Megahalems Rev.B which we all know what this fella is capable of with the right fans
  4. Fractal Design 3000 which I would not mind modding a new case for myself
  5. SONY - Studio Monitor Series Headphones (MDR-V6) which would increase the enjoyment of my audio sound
  6. ASUS Xonar DS 7.1 which suppose to be better than my onboard sound (need to investigate this to be sure)

EDIT: Aargh! I forgot to add a poll Oh well, maybe it won't be necessary.
Edited by drBlahMan - 10/24/11 at 7:53am
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...tem=35-118-019
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... No
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I'd go for an SSD as big as the budget allows and use SRT to accelerate the access the storage; you already have the fastest HDD, but more speed can't hurt.

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I dont know about you but I love my A70 so I would skip the new cooler. Looking at your sig I would say go for the case for better cooling.
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I'd go for an SSD as big as the budget allows and use SRT to accelerate the access the storage; you already have the fastest HDD, but more speed can't hurt.

Nice suggestion Any particular SSDs you have in mind? I'm looking also
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Nice suggestion Any particular SSDs you have in mind? I'm looking also
Crucial M4 SSD. Most users on here will tell you the same.

not sure about your CPU cooler, but if its too loud you can always go for one of those all inclusive WC setups that Corsair offers too
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post #8 of 23
Don't buy ram , 8gb is enough, don't buy another cooler you already got one, you also own a case.
Headphone can be a nice option.
Im also not sure about the performance of a sound card.

Keep the money for a future upgrade
The only upgrade would be to get an SSd , but 30 gb ssd are way too small. Windows take 25gb ....
EDIT: Yeah to get a good SSD , IMO, you need to get the M4 64gb
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Ummmm........ Battlefield 3?
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I'd buy it off of you? lol
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