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Have an extra $100-150 to upgrade my PC

post #1 of 18
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I was thinking about:

a) Getting another HDD. Either a 500GB or 750GB Seagate 7200.11
b) Saving a little to get another 8800GT
c) Blowing it on games
d) Save it to buy a new guitar

Any suggestions would be awesome
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Q6600 G0 Stepping (3.15 @ 1.265V) GIGABYTE GA-EP45-UD3P Saphire HD5850 4 GB G.Skill DDR2 800 (4-4-4-12) 
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500 GB Seagate 7200.11 + 1.5 TB Seagate 7200.12 Windows 7 Acer AL2216W + LG 20" Logitech G11 
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Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
500 GB Seagate 7200.11 + 1.5 TB Seagate 7200.12 Windows 7 Acer AL2216W + LG 20" Logitech G11 
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OCZ GamerXStream 700W Antec 900 Logitech MX518 X-Trac Ripper XL 
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post #2 of 18
Save for that SLI bro I would actually I am lol
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Intel E8400 ASUS P5N-D XFX 8800GT (OC'd to Extreme Edition) 4 gig (2x2) Patriot Xtreme Performance 
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250 gb SAMSUNG HD250HJ x2 RAID 0 Lite-On DVDRW SATA Vista Home Premium x64 Acer X193W+BD 19" 5ms Widescreen LCD 
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Logitech G11 OCZ GameXStream 700w Apevia X-Type Jupiter Jr. Logitech G5 
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250 gb SAMSUNG HD250HJ x2 RAID 0 Lite-On DVDRW SATA Vista Home Premium x64 Acer X193W+BD 19" 5ms Widescreen LCD 
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Logitech G11 OCZ GameXStream 700w Apevia X-Type Jupiter Jr. Logitech G5 
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post #3 of 18
Save and get another GT.
 
Event Ryzen
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Intel i7 6700k MSI Z170M Mortar  Sapphire RX470 8GB  Crucial Ballistix Sport (grey & black) 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
240GB Transcend SSD  512GB Transcend SSD Corsair H80i V2 Windows 10 Pro 
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LG 29UM68-P & LG 23MP48HQ-P CODE 61(MX Clears) Evga SN 550w RaidMax Hyperion (Black & Silver) 
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Logitech G900 Hot Eagle XL mousepad Klipsch R-14M's Presonus audiobox usb. 
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Akai Pro MPK Mini Audio-Technica ATH-M50x, Phillips SHP9500's MXL 990/991 
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Ryzen 1600x  ASROCK AB350M PRO Sapphire RX 470 8GB  Crucial Ballistic Sport LT 32GB 
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x1 Intel S3500 240GB  x2 Intel S3700 400GB  5TB Toshiba NZXT Kraken x52  
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Windows 10 Pro Fedora workstation 25  29in LG ultrawide  25in LG ultrawide 
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MagicForce 68(Gateron Blacks) SeaSonic 620 ???? Open Air-Haven't decided Logitech 303 
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Event Ryzen
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i7 6700k MSI Z170M Mortar  Sapphire RX470 8GB  Crucial Ballistix Sport (grey & black) 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
240GB Transcend SSD  512GB Transcend SSD Corsair H80i V2 Windows 10 Pro 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
LG 29UM68-P & LG 23MP48HQ-P CODE 61(MX Clears) Evga SN 550w RaidMax Hyperion (Black & Silver) 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
Logitech G900 Hot Eagle XL mousepad Klipsch R-14M's Presonus audiobox usb. 
AudioAudioAudio
Akai Pro MPK Mini Audio-Technica ATH-M50x, Phillips SHP9500's MXL 990/991 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Ryzen 1600x  ASROCK AB350M PRO Sapphire RX 470 8GB  Crucial Ballistic Sport LT 32GB 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
x1 Intel S3500 240GB  x2 Intel S3700 400GB  5TB Toshiba NZXT Kraken x52  
OSOSMonitorMonitor
Windows 10 Pro Fedora workstation 25  29in LG ultrawide  25in LG ultrawide 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
MagicForce 68(Gateron Blacks) SeaSonic 620 ???? Open Air-Haven't decided Logitech 303 
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xxl mousepad Same as before  
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post #4 of 18
save for another 8800GT.
post #5 of 18
i think your current rig is very capable what would you need this rig for?
post #6 of 18
I think th ebest thing you could do right now is to get the other GT as everyone else has mentioned...
post #7 of 18
a) Depends how full your current HD is.
b) Unless you are a Crysis wench no.
c) Sure, unless you have them all.
d) What do you have atm?
post #8 of 18
Thread Starter 
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Originally Posted by NrGx View Post
a) Depends how full your current HD is.
b) Unless you are a Crysis wench no.
c) Sure, unless you have them all.
d) What do you have atm?
a) Got about 200 gigs left
b) Crysis was alright, but a little more power could never hurt
c) Don't have anywhere near all
d) ESP EX-400
New Rig
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q6600 G0 Stepping (3.15 @ 1.265V) GIGABYTE GA-EP45-UD3P Saphire HD5850 4 GB G.Skill DDR2 800 (4-4-4-12) 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
500 GB Seagate 7200.11 + 1.5 TB Seagate 7200.12 Windows 7 Acer AL2216W + LG 20" Logitech G11 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
OCZ GamerXStream 700W Antec 900 Logitech MX518 X-Trac Ripper XL 
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Q6600 G0 Stepping (3.15 @ 1.265V) GIGABYTE GA-EP45-UD3P Saphire HD5850 4 GB G.Skill DDR2 800 (4-4-4-12) 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
500 GB Seagate 7200.11 + 1.5 TB Seagate 7200.12 Windows 7 Acer AL2216W + LG 20" Logitech G11 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
OCZ GamerXStream 700W Antec 900 Logitech MX518 X-Trac Ripper XL 
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post #9 of 18
From one guitar player to another, always.....always save for a new guitar. Chics won't care that your rig is oc'ed to 4.Ghz or what your benchmarks= , but if you lay down some sweet riffs and chops, that'll go far on a new nice playing gitarrrrrr.... Seriously, your rig looks fine, spend your hard earned cash on a new axe. A nice guitar will retain it's value. You'll get much more enjoyment and mileage out of a new guitar added to your collection. Trust me, been there done that......

You brought it up, what you picking and what you playing through? Many times a new amp/processor will make all the difference in the world.....
post #10 of 18
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Originally Posted by Nubs View Post
From one guitar player to another, always.....always save for a new guitar. Chics won't care that your rig is oc'ed to 4.Ghz or what your benchmarks= , but if you lay down some sweet riffs and chops, that'll go far on a new nice playing gitarrrrrr.... Seriously, your rig looks fine, spend your hard earned cash on a new axe. A nice guitar will retain it's value. You'll get much more enjoyment and mileage out of a new guitar added to your collection. Trust me, been there done that......

You brought it up, what you picking and what you playing through? Many times a new amp/processor will make all the difference in the world.....
What ^ ^ he said
Ultrabook
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i5 3317U ASUS Integrated HD 4000 4GB DDR3 
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EVO 850 M.2 500GB Windows 10 Home IPS 13.3' 1080p  
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