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post #31 of 42
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Originally Posted by Mystikx View Post
Upgrade to 7900 GT?
Upgrade your soundcard?
Other than that like said before , nice mouse/keyboard combo.

Nice setup btw
I would get a 7900GT but evga has stopped stocking them (I prefer evga for the step-up)

I've got a Diamondback and an Eclipse so my keyboard mouse combo is good..

Nice setup you have as well!
post #32 of 42
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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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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.
With this combo e6300+BT/p5b Deluxe/Firestix capable of 1000+ I dont think I should have much trouble hitting 3.4+

I'm leaning towards the other stuff, e6600 seems like its not really worth the bench numbers.. I'm also looking to jump on the Q6600 when it's a decent price, so putting the money towards other things seems like a better idea..
post #33 of 42
I'd get a Sound Blaser X-Fi XtremeGamer or a bluegears B-Enspirer for a Sound Card. I won't touch your Intel Core 2 Duo E6300 as that can overclock very well and the $100 would be better spent somewhere else. For example, I'd get a Zalman VF900, Evercool Copper Ram Heatsinks, and Arctic Silver 5 for your GPU... That's only $50 shipped so that leaves you money for whatever, or you can put that $50 towards and upgrade of some sort once you collect some more money.

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I'd get a lot of beer to celebrate my new machine.
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post #35 of 42
The VF-900 is worth every penny. I'd up the fan on the BT. Maybe a NB cooler + fan & MOSFETsinks? I just bought Battlefield 2142 last night and it is really, really good!
    
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post #36 of 42
TV Tuner FTW, lol umm maybe a mat for under your chair.

I don't know what you got down there but it's always nice to be able to move your chair freely but still have it not roll when not wanted.

If you have friends/family that you can't see often, a nice mic and webcam always brightens up the day, at least for me .
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post #37 of 42
I'd get a chair or a VF900. I need a chair right now too.
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post #38 of 42
get the VF900 it kicks arse...
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835118006
w/blue LED
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835118001
w/out

or, get a better sound card the original audigy is like ancient now

the X-fi extreme music is $92 + $6 shipping... but its out of stock =\\
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16829102188

that would be a worthy upgrade, seriously.

if not, i dunno what else you could upgrade that would be much of an improvement from what you already have.

Good luck anyway
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post #39 of 42
dude I need a new chair, mines so dirty and hard.
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post #40 of 42
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My audigy SE is actually perfect for me, it was an upgrade from onboard and that's all I was looking for, I only have x530s so spending $100 on a card and $55 on speakers doesn't make all that much sense to me.

Updated list:
VF900
FM121
*This one keeps changing...
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