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Ok, it has been about a year and a half since I built my computer and I'm thinking about upgrades. Here is what my build consists of:

Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Xtreme Audio 7.1

ZALMAN VF900

Multiple hard drives, around 2 TB worth of space, none of them are in RAIDs.

CORSAIR XMS2 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model TWIN2X2048-6400C4

ASUS P5B Deluxe/WiFi-AP LGA 775 Intel P965 Express ATX Intel Motherboard

Antec Performance One P180 Silver cold rolled steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case

SAPPHIRE 100189L Radeon X1900GT 256MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express x16 CrossFire Supported VIVO Video Card

Intel Core 2 Duo E6600 Conroe 2.4GHz LGA 775 65W Dual-Core Processor Model BX80557E6600

FSP Group FX600-GLN V2.2/EPS12V 600W Power Supply

Thermaltake CL-P0114 120mm CPU Cooler

DVD Burner

Logitech X-530 5.1 speakers

Samsung SyncMaster 940B 19" monitor

I still run Windows XP Pro 32 bit.

Any ideas on what would be a good upgrade? I'm thinking the graphics card maybe and the speakers could be better. The monitor is good, but I could go bigger now. Price is not a concern. I don't need to be top of the line for things, but I can afford pretty much anything if it will improve the gaming experience. Also, I don't have any particular brand loyalty, so ATI/NVIDIA makes no difference to me.
Edited by Probie - 5/11/08 at 4:19pm
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get a 8800gts (512) $220/ 9600gtx $300 depending on how much youre into gaming
a 22" monitor (use the 19" as a secend monitor or sell it) $250
speakers are only worth it if youre into REALLY GOOD QUALITY movies/surround sound
otherwise theyre fine
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