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You have a good system. I think it'll be around and kicking for the next 5-8 years at least.

Idea: Why not get a nice affordable build made up. And suggest it to them?

$300 for a Brisbane/8600GT combo!! Take it to your parents and say "Mom... Dad. I think it's time to upgrade the computer. Here's a parts list I came up with its $300 think you could help me out a bit? I'd pay you back after college."
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You have a good system. I think it'll be around and kicking for the next 5-8 years at least.

Idea: Why not get a nice affordable build made up. And suggest it to them?

$300 for a Brisbane/8600GT combo!! Take it to your parents and say "Mom... Dad. I think it's time to upgrade the computer. Here's a parts list I came up with its $300 think you could help me out a bit? I'd pay you back after college."
I would get that together, but my dad is one of those people that if you're gonna get a new thing, get the top of the line so that you don't have to buy another one for a long time (hence why my computer is still very usable for games and runs better than computers friends have bought in the past year, even 4.5 years after it was built) So I have a proposed build thread somewhere if I find it I'll link it here,

but if that weren't the case, i'd go for that budget build idea
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if they're not gonna see it anyways...why destroy it?

Why not just sell it? that way you can use the money towards a new CPU.

Why do you need anything new anyways? Nothing's really that wrong with it...
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My computers ~$600 every 6mos

600 x 2 x 4 = $4800

High end system that will last 4 years = $4800

I usually try to buy budget stuff.
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