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~$100 to spend.. SDD... or?

Poll Results: If you were in this situation.. What woud you choose?

 
  • 60% (3)
    SDD! (If so, post a link and reason)
  • 40% (2)
    Games! (If so, post suggestions and reason)
  • 0% (0)
    Clothes, Shoes, etc! (Reason)
  • 0% (0)
    A mATX case! (Persuade me please...)
5 Total Votes  
post #1 of 9
Thread Starter 
Hey everyone,

So for the holiday season I would like to treat myself with something that's around $100ish.
But I can't make up my mind! smile.gif

These are my options so far..

- SSD

- Games, like BF3, L4D2, Skyrim, etc.

- Non-Computer use, (Clothes, Shoes, etc)

- A mATX case for the future




Why for each option:


SSD ( I don't know.. I've been around the forum for not the longest time.. but everyone seems to urge me in buying a SDD to "complete my build". I'm not really leaning toward this.. since my boot up/shut down is around ~30 second at the moment with a 500GB HITACHI HDD. Lol and I'm pretty sure $100 won't get me a decent SDD..correct me if I am wrong.) [Satisfied with booting/shutting/opening program times]


Games. (Yeah.. I got a PC built for gaming yet I don't have any games on it. Except for those free online games) I was thinking of getting 1 game and spend the rest on clothes or something.. [Although I have no complaints.. since most of my friends play the free online games.. xD]



Non-Computer use (Clothes, shoes ,etc.) I am kind of leaning towards this.. since things like clothes...you wear them everyday.. and yeah.
Not bad for a new look.. smile.gif

A mATX case for the future - I like this idea.. but I feel like I'm just burning money. rolleyes.gif I currently have a ATX case with a mATX motherboard, and I thought about when I move to an university in a year or so... I might not have the room.. (and the case I have.. Storm Enforcer.. is SO GIGANTIC..Hogs up 40% of my desk space.) So I thought about maybe those Lian-Li mATX cases or Silverstone.. they look nice and portable.. my only concern is airflow.)




-
So please help me! frown.gif(
What would YOU do?
Please post reasons! smile.gif

Thank you OCN Members! thumb.gif

If you were in this situation.. what would you pick?

-edit- as for budget.. I am willing to stretch to $110 at most.

Edited by Taiwanese - 12/12/11 at 9:59pm
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post #2 of 9
what's an SDD?headscratch.gif
post #3 of 9
Crucial M4 64GB you'll never look back thumb.gif
 
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post #4 of 9
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Nnimrod View Post

what's an SDD?headscratch.gif

Oh god. I meant SSD!

LLOL BIG TYPO SORRY
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post #5 of 9
1 SSD
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820147133 link is just for your info, maybe in your country you could get it cheaper smile.gif
2 Games that you like
and if it was me
definately the SSD thumb.gif
Edited by stubass - 12/12/11 at 10:07pm
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Mhill2029 View Post

Crucial M4 64GB you'll never look back thumb.gif

That's pretty much it thumb.gif, you'll truly never look back.
post #7 of 9
SSD, I also plan to get one with some christmas money smile.gif hopefully I get a decnet one.
    
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post #8 of 9
You have a gaming computer....but no games? doh.gif

Save that $100 for the Steam Christmas sales, and buy a whole ton of games. smile.gif That's what I'd do with it personally. Yeah, the SSD will help a lot with normal tasks. But you need to build up your library. tongue.gif
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post #9 of 9
L4D 2 ? it was $3 2 days ago, guess u missed it frown.gif
Get an SSD, install favorite games, load like a Ferrari.
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