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My sig rig is the one in question here. what should i upgrade next? CPU, GPU, mobo???? open for all suggestions, post what you guys think i should do!
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i would suggest a sound card; maybe a creative x-fi xtrememusic or if you dislike creative an auzentech prelude ?
uh you might want to consider getting raid? or another backup hdd?
um speakers / headphones to go along with the sound card? or possibly a better cpu heatsink?
just ideas.
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save your $$$ for nehlan
    
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AM2+ mobo, or vista. With AM2+ you can keep all your old hardware, open up more upgrade avenues, and have the warm, fuzzy feeling of new hardware.
    
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I would keep the money for next big upgrade.
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I would keep the money for next big upgrade.
such as?
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such as?
nahalem. Or whatever AMD's next big CPU jump will be, if your an AMD kinda guy.
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when is nehalem supposed to come out? i cant remember
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post #9 of 16
I would say the only points of your system that in anyway lack at this point in time are your RAM and Mobo.

RAM wise I would recommend some Corsair Low Latency DHX RAM...4GB of it, which can be had for £70 (UK)/$109 (US)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...194-_-Homepage

As for your Mobo, there are some new ones coming soon, but my Current recommendation is the Abit AX78. £50/$95 for a board that can do 357Mhz HT aint half bad, plus it supports crossfire.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813127046
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post #10 of 16
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Originally Posted by OrphanShadow View Post
I would say the only points of your system that in anyway lack at this point in time are your RAM and Mobo.

RAM wise I would recommend some Corsair Low Latency DHX RAM...4GB of it, which can be had for £70 (UK)/$109 (US)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...194-_-Homepage

As for your Mobo, there are some new ones coming soon, but my Current recommendation is the Abit AX78. £50/$95 for a board that can do 357Mhz HT aint half bad, plus it supports crossfire.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813127046
A new mobo would be a good idea, and can't go wrong with more RAM.

PS orphanShadow. I just read that quote in your sig, almost fell of my chair laughing. That's the kind of thing that gets to me! LOL im special.

I was going to go to download this year, metallica are usually playing but this year it's...Leedsfest!
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