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That looks nice, but I would get a 6870 for just 40 more bucks.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814150561
That's a slippery slope. $40 more for a 6870. $40 more for a 6950. $40 more for a 6970 and so on and so forth

Happens to me all the time
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the rosewill green series > corsair cx series indecently

more wattage 530 as opposed to 500 better ratings and amperage all round
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Rosewill makes everything imaginable. TVs I think? Tool kits, flash drives, among other things.

Corsair make a good variety components now too but definitely not as random as Rosewill. I think I'll stick with a company that has a smaller amount of focus, high end pc components.

They make some damn decent PSUs. A ton of members on here will tell you how happy they were with a Corsair PSU. Of course now that i've said that the one troll who had trouble with one will come in complaining...

Wattage doesn't matter because he doesn't need it.
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post #14 of 16
Quote:
Originally Posted by derickwm View Post
That's a slippery slope. $40 more for a 6870. $40 more for a 6950. $40 more for a 6970 and so on and so forth

Happens to me all the time
Happens to me too , which is why it's a bad idea to be on a low budget when you also need to consider getting a mouse, keyboard and a monitor, his system won't last longer than 2 years..
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Well what can you do I spose. Some people need new PCs now for whatever reasons and simply don't have enough $$$ or care enough to drop a couple grand on a new comp.

Anything is outdated in 2 years really. I bet you not one component in my sig rig will be relevant in two years. (Yes the Mars will play games but there'll be newer, a lot better options in 2 years)
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..Dem hard drive prices have sky rocketed.
I bought a 1tb for £40 18 months ago and now it's 3 times that amount

http://www.microdirect.co.uk/Home/Se...000+%281+TB%29

- buy one now (DERP)

- wait it out (winner)

- buy second hand (gamble)

- steal
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