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post #21 of 40
Hopefully I'll be getting some better cooling for Cap'n Crunch. I'll be replacing the TIM on the stock cooler. If that can't handle the load I might buy a CM Hyper 212 Plus, which would let me overclock! Then I can get it up and BOINCing full time!

My brother's looking at buying a $70 to $80 video card with whatever money he gets for Christmas. You can be sure I'll be running BOINC on that!

I'll probably be sending in my RAM for RMA within the next week. Whenever I get some new RAM, my CPU will be chugging away at 4.5 GHz.
post #22 of 40
My next upgrade will be Ivy Bridge. So now just save up and wait.
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More upgrades about to be in the mail, though they will have no impact on my points. Going to be swapping fans on my radiators yet again. Went from Yate Loon Mediums to Scythe AP-30s and now to Scythe AP-15s, as well as my more powerful and modded DDC pump. Anyone need 3 AP-30s at $18 each??? thumb.gif
 
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post #24 of 40
Moded DDC? How so?

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DIYINHK replacement board thumb.gif
 
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post #26 of 40
i'm thinking memory upgrade, and a badass set of headphones for my gaming rig.
    
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post #27 of 40
I got the badass headphones last month. Really enjoying them. Steel Series Siberia V.2. thumb.gif
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post #28 of 40
I'm doing the EVGA Step-Up and getting a GTX 580 for Xmas. I also plan on getting an IVB rig or two and retiring my 1366 system.
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Normally, I skip about 4 generations of gpu's before updating. With the forcasted advancements in gpu processing, I don't know if that will still be a very viable option for the newest games...
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So it looks like the wife knows exactly what I need for Christmas....an Antec H20 620 cooler to get my 2500k to the recommended overclock of 4.5ghz smile.gif

Now I just have to wait until Christmas to set it up rolleyes.gif
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