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Im gonna have like $500 bucks left over from my build now maybe a little more. I need some suggestions of what to get.

Pretty much anything goes.

Im already getting this

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Get a second WD 250 gb Sata drive and run raid0.. and get a nice dual core maybe a 4400+ like I have
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Opps forgot to say something. Update thing in top post
    
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Black DS Lite with Trauma Center and a Wii. Trust me, you'll be one happy fella(I am with the DS!)
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Headphones. I like Siberias, but I'm not the one with the money, am I?

Cathode lights...a dremel...fan controller...put it into saving up for a new rig...idk

You could probably pull of that overhead projector project mentioned years ago on Tom's

EDIT: Yeah, the Wii isn't a bad choice either...
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Phase?

I'd agree with Racer and get another HD and run RAID.
    
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Do you have your ES E6600 yet? Maybe get an ES E6700 instead? Also you might want to look into a better PSU.
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post #8 of 43
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Originally Posted by beret9987 View Post
Black DS Lite with Trauma Center and a Wii. Trust me, you'll be one happy fella(I am with the DS!)
Don't really want a Wii, I can get one, just don't want it.

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Headphones. I like Siberias, but I'm not the one with the money, am I?

Cathode lights...a dremel...fan controller...put it into saving up for a new rig...idk

You could probably pull of that overhead projector project mentioned years ago on Tom's
Already have good enough headphones Grado SR-125's
    
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post #9 of 43
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Originally Posted by JacKz5o View Post
Do you have your ES E6600 yet? Maybe get an ES E6700 instead? Also you might want to look into a better PSU.
Well from what he was saying, the E6700 and x680 run better on phase, And the E6300-6600 do better on water. Would rather save the extra 200 and get something else.


Im not shooting down everyones ideas down, just telling you what i have and don't have.
    
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post #10 of 43
Either a Wii or an XBox 360. Possibly a second 22" monitor, and I would recommend a PC Power & Cooling 750W Silencer to ensure those components are safe and your PSU doesn't hold your OC back. Plus, 8800 SLI would be a possibility down the road with a better PSU.

So for PC stuff, I'd say a second 22" Monitor and the 750W Silencer.

If not, a Wii or a 360, and possibly the VGA adapter for the 360 to play HD on that 22" LCD (does it go to 1920 x 1080? If so, do that for sure.
    
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