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SSD if you dont have one without a doubt. I put one in my desktop and laptop and I will never use an HDD for my OS again.
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post #12 of 17
Do you need macro keys/numpad on your keyboard?

If not, i'd say forget the Blackwidow and get something like the CM quickfire - one of the cheapest good quality mechanicals around these days.

Also, i'd suggest a G400 over a G500, personally using a G500 right now and while it's a great mouse, the G400 has less flaws and is usually cheaper too so win-win, unless you really prefer heavy mice and need the weight adjust-ability...?
Edited by Sainesk - 2/29/12 at 10:08am
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post #13 of 17

keyboard/mouse + 60-80gb ssd

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Originally Posted by auroraborealis View Post

The Logitech G500 is a really nice mouse. I would go with that and the Razer keyboard. Obviously the one you're looking at is a little higher-end than my own Arctosa, but if you want to save some money, I would recommend it as well.

No, don't get a G500. They are a faulty product. Google "G500 click switch fail" or something to that extent. the left and right switch's are bogus. G400 beats the g500 easy.

At OP: I would get an SSD or save the money. If I where to get an SSD it would be a Crucial M4 or a Samsung drive with the M4 being my first choice
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I'd get some games or a console
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post #17 of 17
Get KB+mouse or sell old board and CPU for newer CPU+RAM+mobo combo.
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