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Trying to figure out what to upgrade on my rig. To many things out there I want, but can't decide lol. This is my sig rig by the way.

Was thinking either HAF 932 or HAF X for a bigger case with easier cable management because I have ZERO cable management right now. Was looking at monitors, but can't find any good ones for my budget that are better than what I have.

Was wanting to get the most performance out of this as well. Only games I play currently are WoW, Diablo 3, Guild Wars 2 when it's released. Should I just add an extra 8gb of RAM and get a nice cpu cooler or what?
    
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Maybe consider selling your 560 and putting it towards a 6 series card, a 670 perhaps
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Would leave me computer less til it sold and the new card arrived though. But that seems to be the only way.

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Push that 2500k with a RASA kit ;D

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I would invest in a good cooler, for one.

I agree with Shotgun BFFL in attempting to sell the card you have to get the next series up. That will put less stress on power consumption in the long run. If you have any money left over, you could always add a bit more RAM. I don't know exactly how much you have (I assume 4GB), but an extra 4GB wouldn't hurt.

I would focus on the cooler first, so you can overclock better.
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I would invest in a good cooler, for one.
I agree with Shotgun BFFL in attempting to sell the card you have to get the next series up. That will put less stress on power consumption in the long run. If you have any money left over, you could always add a bit more RAM. I don't know exactly how much you have (I assume 4GB), but an extra 4GB wouldn't hurt.
I would focus on the cooler first, so you can overclock better.
looks like he has 8gb in his sig rig
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I'd get a Hyper 212+ cooler, and spend the rest on some new speakers, a sub, and a T amp. smile.gif
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post #8 of 39
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I have a hyper 212 but it was a pain to try and fit it over my ram slots so I gave up on it.

Thinking of just getting the had 932 and a cooler since it would give me nice cable management room.

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post #9 of 39
You could also add an SSD.
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I have a few SSDs already. Two M4 64gb in RAID0, a 128 in a laptop.

I'm thinking of getting:

HAF 932 for $149.99
More RAM to equal 16gb for $45.99

And I'm still trying to figure out what exactly is difference on the 932 to the X though.
    
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