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um, what would you suggest for an upgrade for $100? (Ive been thinking about a new motherboard for overclocking)
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post #2 of 11
I would put it in a savings account, and save it =D
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post #3 of 11
Some wierd USB dongles that everyone would get a kick out of.
post #4 of 11
Ditto, save the cash. You need at least $300 to really upgrade your system decently.
post #5 of 11
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Originally Posted by ALIENIZED
um, what would you suggest for an upgrade for $100? (Ive been thinking about a new motherboard for overclocking)
in ur case, you could grab an amd 3700+ for around $99
    
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post #6 of 11
HDD. If you want new mobo save another $100. Save it and wait..
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post #7 of 11
if you haev to spend it:
get another gig stick
the 3700+ as an upgrade would be ok too, but the ram would help more, for dual channel

i agree with the guys that you should save it though
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post #8 of 11
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I was gonna save it anyway, Im just curious as to what I should upgrade next. Thanks for the quick replies.
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post #9 of 11
Maybe get a new keyboard and 250GB hard drive.
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post #10 of 11
Save up indeed. Socket 754 does not have many upgrade options.

I think cooling might be an option if that MSI offers somewhat reasonable overclockign options.

But, I think I recommended a Opteron + Lanparty Ultra D (of course not for $100) in another thread of yours
    
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