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I would certainly agree with an SSD.
There have been some good sales on SSD's, 256gb for around $170 or some people selling used 60gb SSD's for around $50.
Could look at a 24" TN panel, I picked up a Samsung for $130 (after taxes, shipping, brand new).
Maybe look at the IPS panels everyone is ranting about or the mechanical keyboards.

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TN? Whats a good ssd for gaming 150-200 bucks
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TN? Whats a good ssd for gaming 150-200 bucks

You can get a 256GB M4 for $200 flat from Newegg
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TN? Whats a TN monitor?
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You can get a 256GB M4 for $200 flat from Newegg

You can find a much better deal than that on an SSD. The Egg has been running some pretty damn good promotions on the Samsung SSDs which are pretty hard to pass up. Not saying that OP shouldn't consider it because the M4 SSDs are definitely not bad in any way shape or form but I figured since he's on a budget then every penny counts. thumb.gif

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TN? Whats a TN monitor?

It's a type of computer monitor. Like saying LCD, LED, Plasma.
 
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Are they good for gaming?
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Are they good for gaming?

If all you're doing is gaming I would go with a 120hz monitor for the fast response and "no lag". Or if you want beautiful colors / pictures go IPS.
 
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Are they good for gaming?

If all you're doing is gaming I would go with a 120hz monitor for the fast response and "no lag". Or if you want beautiful colors / pictures go IPS.
 
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So what the best ssd from 140-190 bucks, id like to store my os and 3-4 games on it.
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I'm led to believe that if you can OC an i7 to an acceptable point, there really is no point in upgrading the PC/Motherboard anymore....

With the RAM you might add more to like run Apps in RAM Disk or something savvy like that...

On your Rig OP, I'd upgrade my Monitor and throw in a lightning fast SSD, to me, that's a real upgrade...

I don't see CPUs as a bottleneck anymore, not really, indeed I'd be willing to venture and dare to say that Overclocking & Performance is DEAD....

I mean do you really need something faster than a 6 Core Hyper Threaded 5 GHz CPU? I mean come on, sheeze....
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