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post #1 of 10
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Hi all
My birthday is coming up soon and with my Birthday / Christmas money i am looking to do some more upgrading to my system.
This is currently what i have.

Cpu: 2600k Overclocked 4.8Ghz
Motherboard : Sabertooth Z77
Ram: Gskill Sniper 1866
Gpus: 2x Gtx680 Inn03d Watercooled
Case: Caselabs Th10
Psu: Corsair Ax1200
Hard drive: 2x 1Tb Caviar blacks in raid 0 2x 2Tb Hitachi drives in raid 1
Ssd: 2x 120Gb Corsair force gt
SoundCard: ASUS Xonar Essence STX
Headphones: Beyerdynamic Dt880

Watercooling Components
2x Xspc Rx480 Rads dual loops
2x Gtx 680 Waterblocks
2x Xspc Res/pump Combo (****ty pump combo)
1X Apogee Xt Cpu block


Only using a 27' Samsung 27A750D 120HZ monitor

I have roughly $2000 dollars that i want to spend on my pc where should i spend it.
I was possibly thinking going to X79 Platform and adding another Gtx680.


Looking for advise on where to spend my money next
I know i dont really need to spend any more on my comp this is just what i went to spend that money on.
Edited by Hoodz - 10/14/12 at 7:54pm
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post #2 of 10
drunken.gif happy birthday cheers.gif

looking at your current rig, its a power build, Haswell might be your next upgrade. thinking.gif
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post #3 of 10
The only things I see on there that "need" to be upgraded are maybe your SSD or like xnuw said getting a new CPU. Other than that, I don't think there's anything else you can do to that beast.
 
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post #4 of 10
2 680s and only one monitor? get 3 monitors
post #5 of 10
Idk your computer looks pretty BA to me maybe upgrade some peripherals like a speaker system or more monitors? But whatever you choose good luck! thumb.gif
post #6 of 10
With a build like that, I would only ask you one question. what are you not happy with? That is where you will find what to upgrade I think. The current system should do anything you throw at it.
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post #7 of 10
Haswell probably. Seems like that may be somewhat of an upgrade. Your rig is pretty powerful. I don't really know if you need to upgrade.
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post #8 of 10
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Papermilk View Post

2 680s and only one monitor? get 3 monitors

I have 3 monitors but i choose to use my 120hz monitor
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post #9 of 10
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Quote:
Originally Posted by wolfeking View Post

With a build like that, I would only ask you one question. what are you not happy with? That is where you will find what to upgrade I think. The current system should do anything you throw at it.

I am happy with the system i just feel like treating my self for my birthday / christmas as this is not my hard earned money and i just feel like adding to my computer.
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post #10 of 10
fair enough. In that case, I would go for a 3rd 680, or go to LGA 2011. Either way should net you an okay improvement. But then again you really can't improve on such a beast in most cases.
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