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Get a PS3, controllers, GRID, CoD4, GTA IV, MGS4. or get a 1080P LCD like a 40" or something
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Originally Posted by trapperkeeper View Post
Hey Guys,

I found out yesterday that I won the $1k random drawing from EVGA Mod Rigs for 6/25/2008! I couldn't believe it. I know this might not be the right forum for this, and please feel free to move it if there is a better place, but I was hoping to get some ideas on what to buy.

The prize comes in the form of a Newegg gift card, which is equally awesome. My sig rig is pretty up to date, so suggest upgrades from their, or any other random stuff that Newegg sells. I appreciate any input ya'll want to give.

Thanks, TK

P.S. http://www.evga.com/community/modsrigs/winners.asp Is the website showing the winners. I am at the top.
That's pretty sweet dude! Congrats on your prize.


I was one of the first 200 (still wear my free shirt). I'll never win though, since you have to have show off evga products to win.
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I am thinking I might buy a single new video card, and sell the GTS 512 in the for sale forum. That way I get some actual cash I can use to some things I've been wanting to do with my truck. I appreciate everyone's suggestions, and the "Save It" advice is starting to look good too.

Thanks again - TK
Sounds like a good plan, but you cant sell on this forum till you have 35 rep points. Just a heads up before you try posting something there.
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post #44 of 74
Now hand it over and put it to better use by giving it to me so I can buy a good comp with it .
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SLI Video cards, water cooling kit for the cards, Velociratpr HDD's (two) and that should do you in very nicely
    
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post #46 of 74
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Yea I know about the rep requirement, guess I better start giving people good advice lol.

I would go to Watercooling, but the stuff available at Newegg isnt what I was looking for, so no go there.

Yea, I think my computer is pretty up to date, even if I do have a C2Q (didnt know I was so far behind the curve there that it would get a LOL).

TK
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Your system is already pretty nice dude. Maybe a new TV wouldn't be a bad idea...
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Yea I like my computer alot right now, they do have a pretty nice Pioneer Headunit for my car, the new kind that uses USB and Mass storage devices, I am thinking about picking one of those up and attempting to use one of the WD Passport 160gb. I am afraid the headunit wont put out enough power through the USB though.

-TK

Edit: Where would I post a thread here asking if anyone had tried that with this particualr headunit, I cant decide which forum it should go in.
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post #49 of 74
Carforum.net possibly. Sister site to OCN.

You could try building a whole car computer maybe. I'm sure you could get all the parts and a smaller lcd/touchscreen for under $1,000.
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post #50 of 74
congrats on the win.

im with a few others, go for a good 32 inch flat screen and a good 5.1 sound system.
watch some movies, play your xbox or ps3 on it.
save the rest for a future upgrade or that just in case replacement part.
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