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post #1 of 33
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Just won 1000eur - 1400 usd in the lottery

what to upgrade? ( i want to stay with amd )

another gtx 680?
16GB of some special sort of ram?

look at sig rig.
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post #2 of 33
I would upgrade to Intel
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post #3 of 33
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why is there an INTEL GUY IN THE AMD SECTION????? biggrin.gifbiggrin.gifbiggrin.gifbiggrin.gifbiggrin.gifthumb.gif
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post #4 of 33
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Originally Posted by EkseF View Post

why is there an INTEL GUY IN THE AMD SECTION????? biggrin.gifbiggrin.gifbiggrin.gifbiggrin.gifbiggrin.gifthumb.gif
Because Intel fanboys like trolling AMD section.
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post #5 of 33
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Quote:
Originally Posted by dixson01974 View Post

Because Intel fanboys like trolling AMD section.

Yeah, exactly when I said I want to stay with AMD I knew I would get told to get intel.

is there a really good 250-500GB SSD I should get to replace my small ones?
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post #6 of 33
Get a little more RAM and like two more nice monitors! FTW And maybe a sound card and speakers.
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post #7 of 33
Quote:
Originally Posted by EkseF View Post

Yeah, exactly when I said I want to stay with AMD I knew I would get told to get intel.

is there a really good 250-500GB SSD I should get to replace my small ones?
I like Samsung SSDs. I have 2 Samsung 830 256gb in Raid 0 and I love them.
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post #8 of 33
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Jolly Roger View Post

Get a little more RAM and like two more nice monitors! FTW And maybe a sound card and speakers.

unfortunately the nice monitors cost 1200 euro, (30") and I already have 2 extra 22" monitors and a 30" monitor which is what I consider to be nice :d. got a X-FI SoundBlaster Titanium Fatality pro. 5.1 surround speaker system. Might get a nice pair of headphones.
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post #9 of 33
Quote:
Originally Posted by EkseF View Post

unfortunately the nice monitors cost 1200 euro, (30") and I already have 2 extra 22" monitors and a 30" monitor which is what I consider to be nice :d. got a X-FI SoundBlaster Titanium Fatality pro. 5.1 surround speaker system. Might get a nice pair of headphones.

Gotcha. Didn't see it in your sigrig...... wink.gif


What about cooling? Or a new case? Or some awesome software?
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Samsung 840 PRO 128GB Samsung 850 EVO 500GB Kingston HyperX 3K 128GB Kingston SSDnow 128GB 
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CM STORM:Trooper (DEFCON-3 MOD) Logitech MX Master Corsair MM600 CREATIVE Sound Blaster Z 
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Crucial MX300 750GB LG Blu-ray Windows 10 P502ui-b1 
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Logitech k400r Rosewill Hive 550W ROSEWILL SRM-01 Vizio S4251W-b4 
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Western Digital 500GB Caviar Black Seagate Baracuda 1TB ASUS blu-ray Stock 
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Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Samsung 840 PRO 128GB Samsung 850 EVO 500GB Kingston HyperX 3K 128GB Kingston SSDnow 128GB 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOptical DriveCooling
WD Caviar BLACK 500GB ASUS Blu-ray ASUS LightScribe SILVER ARROW SB-E 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 PRO 64-bit 3x ASUS VN248H (24" 1080p AH-IPS) Logitech G710+ Seasonic G-750 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
CM STORM:Trooper (DEFCON-3 MOD) Logitech MX Master Corsair MM600 CREATIVE Sound Blaster Z 
AudioOther
Audio Technica ATH-m50xbl Chill Factor III 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Athlon X4 880k ASRock A88M-G/3.1 ASUS GTX 660ti HyperX Fury 8GB 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Crucial MX300 750GB LG Blu-ray Windows 10 P502ui-b1 
KeyboardPowerCaseAudio
Logitech k400r Rosewill Hive 550W ROSEWILL SRM-01 Vizio S4251W-b4 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Phenom II X2 550 MSI 770-C45 Sparkle GT 220 4GB Corsair XMS3 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Western Digital 500GB Caviar Black Seagate Baracuda 1TB ASUS blu-ray Stock 
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Water Cooling thumb.gif

You will never need to decide again what to spend money on.

Becoz you will never have any left cheers.gif
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