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post #21 of 42
Block newegg at work!!! Thats sad. I'd get a TV tuner or maybe some nice speakers.
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post #22 of 42
Lol when I built my computer I budgeted $600 (twice what I normally go for with a computer) That became $1,000 and then I have a wishlist made of more stuff I wanted totalling $400 (Second 19" and some Ram and fans and lights..etc)
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post #23 of 42
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I'm at work now.. Tv tuner would be cool I guess.. we have cable so I could record onto my hd..hmm

I already have X530s and I'm really happy with them.

Do you think the jump from e6300 to the e6600 is worth it?

If I don't do that I may just go ahead with the vf900 and some other little stuff (FM121 for the BT)
post #24 of 42
how about a noise dampening kit. Or some cool case stickers. with all those fans maybe noise dampening is a good idea.
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post #25 of 42
i would go with the 6600 for the extra $131.
    
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post #26 of 42
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how about a noise dampening kit. Or some cool case stickers. with all those fans maybe noise dampening is a good idea.
That is a good idea, I have all my fans on a rhoebus controller but I could turn them up without the added noise.. anyone here use sound dampening mats? Do they work well, and what brand would be the best bet?

So far its looking like either an e6600 or a Vf900+FM121+Noise Dampening kit/other accessories..
post #27 of 42
Depending what you have e6300 at, I'd tell you to stay with it. The VF900+FM121 and other stuff sound good though.
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post #29 of 42
I'd stick with the 6300 they are boss for OC. The 6600 does have some grand cache on it and would probably give better benches.
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post #30 of 42
Upgrade to 7900 GT?
Upgrade your soundcard?
Other than that like said before , nice mouse/keyboard combo.

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