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post #1 of 23
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K so this rig really makes me want to kill myself now. Ill have around $1500 by christmas and around $3500 when march comes. The question is : Should i build a rig now or wait till March and build a super-pwnage rig?
    
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Wait until march. ive played the waiting game, i know how hard it is, i was about to buy a 3200+ Awhile back for about 140, and then an oppertunity popped up 3 months later where i snagged an opteron 146 for 45 bucks. just give it time bro, by the time march comes along, youll have a brand spankin new DX10 card and a Quad C2D. =D
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post #3 of 23
wait. stick it out. OC the ***t out of it. volt mod it. destroy it. have fun with that junk

and then buy super pwnage. heck, with $3.5k, send me some pwnage too
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post #4 of 23
Wait it out, there's gonna be a price drop on the conroe's. The e6700 is going to be around e6600's price.
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post #5 of 23
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wait. stick it out. OC the ***t out of it. volt mod it. destroy it. have fun with that junk

and then buy super pwnage. heck, with $3.5k, send me some pwnage too
Can't OC a HP >_> ... i guess ill wait ... i wanna win the lottery
    
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post #6 of 23
wait till march ftw
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post #7 of 23
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k i guess i could wait.. and what do you guys think $3500 CAD (including monitor) could get me?
    
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post #8 of 23
what websites are you gonna use? NCIX and tigerdirect.ca?
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post #9 of 23
Wait. Definately. Then let us build your 3.5k rig
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post #10 of 23
Definitely wait. Your current rig is good enough to make you wait til March !
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