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I vote SSD and save the rest of your cash for a non reference Kepler models that are suppose to pack more Vram for later this year. My last year of upgrades, I went from a 8800GTS to a 570GTX SC and later a Intel 320 series SSD and I will say that the SSD was the best upgrade ever. The difference in loading times in MMO's were just amazing as well as my heavy modded Skyrim. The SSD made my overall system feel brand new.

I'm personally waiting for the 670 kepler because as much as I love my 570GTX, I am hitting a wall with it's 1.3GB of Vram when it comes to skyrim. I am also considering the 3GB 570/580 models if I can get them at a good price.
post #22 of 32
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Rofl. Someone obviously doesnt own a sound card.
I was wondering if it was just me...

I still stand by what I said.

If you don't have good/great speakers, than I would put that extra money into peripherals or a bigger SSD.
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I was wondering if it was just me...
I still stand by what I said.
If you don't have good/great speakers, than I would put that extra money into peripherals or a bigger SSD.

I had wanted some Klipsch ProMedia speakers though.
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Guys, I just realized that if upgrade my graphics card I won't be getting the full benefit because I only have PCI Express 2.0 on my motherboard. What should I do!
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Do you have great headphones? I consider my D2K's to be an awesome upgrade to my rig.
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Do you have great headphones? I consider my D2K's to be an awesome upgrade to my rig.

No but my brother does and I could easily borrow them.
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$135 for a soundcard , $180 for the Klipsch Pro Media 2.1's, and $170 for an SSD?
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post #29 of 32
Looking at your rig first thing id do is get better cpu cooler, then push your overclock further.
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Looking at your rig first thing id do is get better cpu cooler, then push your overclock further.

First things first, I need to overclock with this cooler. wink.gif
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