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  • 0% (0)
    1045t
  • 37% (10)
    Save Money for 2500k + mobo
  • 3% (1)
    6870 for CFX
  • 40% (11)
    1080p Monitor
  • 3% (1)
    FX-8120
  • 14% (4)
    Something else... please post in thread
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post #11 of 41
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ok, i'll get an ssd but i will be a low end one. for OS and tf2 only....

eh,http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820227510

that will be later...
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post #12 of 41
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do please keep voting if ya can...
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post #13 of 41
Trust me, going to 1080p is outstanding compared to anything lesser. Drives me nuts using the 4:3 screens at school. tongue.gif
post #14 of 41
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Originally Posted by theamdman View Post

ok, i'll get an ssd but i will be a low end one. for OS and tf2 only....
eh,http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820227510
that will be later...

not a good SSD for todays standards... get this

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820148441
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post #15 of 41
1) A Phenom II x6 is a terrible upgrade over your current processor if your primary purpose is gaming. You'll see little to no performance increase.

2) Intel CPUs are nice, but Phenom IIs are good, capable processors. I wouldn't upgrade CPU unless you feel a specific need.

3) A second 6870 would be useless... you won't even use much of your current GPU's capacity at your resolution. A single 6870 will be fully used at 1920x1080, but it'll still do well. Plus Crossfire sometimes causes microstuttering and other problems.

4) Biggest and best upgrade you've considered so far... given upgrades #1,2,3 & 5 will provide no performance benefit for gaming (only 2 is even worth considering, and it's pretty minor).

5) Useless unless video encoding is a high priority for you.

You could also get an SSD, as others have mentioned. If you're happy with your current monitor, that's your best choice. It'll make casual CPU use seem fast and awesome for anything on the SSD (by lowering program load times). But if you get an SSD - get one large enough to hold all the programs you use regularly. A Crucial m4 128gb is under $150 right now. I'd probably get the bigger & better monitor over that though, to be honest,, which will then allow you to use your current one as a secondary (non-gaming) monitor.

Seriously, don't even consider 1,3, or 5. And #2 is a pretty small upgrade. Your CPU is fine.
Edited by MisterFred - 4/25/12 at 10:50pm
    
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post #16 of 41
I would go with an SSD, that is my next upgrade thumb.gif
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post #17 of 41
I voted for a ssd but not that sata II ssd you picked I had that with the same mobo as you WEI was 7.2 with a 30 gig sata II ssd I just changed to a 180 gig sata III and it when to 7.9 on disk not to mention how much faster everything runs
post #18 of 41
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thanks everyone, looks like a 1080p monitor
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post #19 of 41
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Originally Posted by truckerguy View Post

I voted for a ssd but not that sata II ssd you picked I had that with the same mobo as you WEI was 7.2 with a 30 gig sata II ssd I just changed to a 180 gig sata III and it when to 7.9 on disk not to mention how much faster everything runs
WEI means nothing... It is a terrible way to compare anything rolleyes.gif
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thanks everyone, looks like a 1080p monitor
This will be the best thing to get thumb.gif
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post #20 of 41
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^thanks upgrade path.

1. 1080p monitor (getting today @ radio shack)
2. Curcial M4 64gb ssd
3. 1045t or alike PhII x6 processor.
4. second 6870
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