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For those that own an Invidia EVGA GTX 550ti SuperClocked Edition... meaning 981mhz Core Clock. You can utilize EVGA Precision and overclock that card to 1000Mhz. This means after running benchmarks - this card can perform just as well as a GTX 460 and close to a GTX 560! See cpubenchmark.net for benchmark data. Reference GTX 550ti run at a benchmark at 1881. My Superoverclocked 550ti runs at 2380.
Might get you about 10-15 fps more on new games like BF3 where the GTX 560 is the recommended card... at around $150 for this card.. its best bang for the buck.
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Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Seagate Barracuda 500GB Intel 330 Series SSD ASUS DVD/R - RW Thermaltake Frio - modded. Scythe/Corsair/Proli... 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 Pro x64 Samsung Syncmaster 2494 24" Thermaltake Challenger Pro  Thermaltake TR2 RX 750 Bronze 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
CoolerMaster 690II Advanced (Modded) Logitech G9x Rocketfish Speed/Control Pad  Sony Digital 5.1 Home Theater 
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Plantronics GameCom 780 
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