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Well so far I'm very happy with my current build, but now I want more.

The two upgrades that I know I'll be getting are a new case and psu.

The lian li TYR PC-X2000
http://www.lian-li.com.tw/v2/en/prod...s_index=61&g=q

CORSAIR CMPSU-1000HX 1000W
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817139007

I would also like to get a new cooler for the 9800gtx. Whenever the T-rad comes out that is.

But is there anything else i should upgrade?
I use my computer for movies , music listening and gaming.
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whats your monitor?
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Well there's the new raptor drive that just came out that's supposed to absolutely smokin' fast. and the a new X-Fi out that is a 1xPCI Express instead of PCI and had 2 Toslink ports on the back.

Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Titanium Fatal1ty Professional $135
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16829102019

Western Digital Velociraptor 10k RPM 300GB $300
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...k=VelociRaptor
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I'm using my Olevia 37 HDTV at 1360/768

I'll be buying a new tv / moniter at some point, however my resolution will never be above 1920×1080
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post #5 of 11
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Well there's the new raptor drive that just came out that's supposed to absolutely smokin' fast. and the a new X-Fi out that is a 1xPCI Express instead of PCI and had 2 Toslink ports on the back.

Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Titanium Fatal1ty Professional $135
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16829102019

Western Digital Velociraptor 10k RPM 300GB $300
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...k=VelociRaptor
Im not sure if the Sound card is that big of a set up from what i have, however i was considering the AuzenTech Auzen X-Fi Prelude 7.1

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16829156005

of the two which is better?

how loud is the Velociraptor compared to the normal raptors?
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post #6 of 11
From the reviews ive read the raptor is pretty quiet. and between the sound cards reviews both say they sound better than the XGamer even better than the Platinum. So i think the real question is the ports you want on the back and the interface with the motherboard. (Optical or Coaxial and PCI-e or PCI) But from the looks of it on newegg the auzen is having some driver issues right now.
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post #7 of 11
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Hersha View Post
From the reviews ive read the raptor is pretty quiet. and between the sound cards reviews both say they sound better than the XGamer even better than the Platinum. So i think the real question is the ports you want on the back and the interface with the motherboard. (Optical or Coaxial and PCI-e or PCI) But from the looks of it on newegg the auzen is having some driver issues right now.
I have Z5500 with the optical currently being used by my xbox 360, so coaxial would be preferred, it would also work with my headphone amp.

Quick question, when i boot up, my display is pink. all i have to do is either can the input then back. or change my resolution. I'm using a dvi to hdmi cable, this only happens with my 9800gtx , and only when the drivers are installed. Any ideas?
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hmmm thats odd well we know its a driver issue so are you sure you have the most current drivers and if so try some older versions.
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post #9 of 11
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Hersha View Post
hmmm thats odd well we know its a driver issue so are you sure you have the most current drivers and if so try some older versions.
Yup I've had this issue since I got the card (Mayish) Its not that big of a deal just a minor problem. Been thru 3 windows xp installs, doesn't happen until I install the drivers for it.
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post #10 of 11
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Okay well after reading this review on my case choice I've decided against a Velociraptor as they do not work with the hot swappable PCB bracket.

http://forums.vr-zone.com/showthread.php?t=297943

i may just get a second raptor and run raid.
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