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I have 406.98 for the rest of the month to use for my computer. My birthday is on the 22nd of this month and i have a feeling my aunt is gonna give me money or buy me something online i have no clue but the point of this thread is i want a suggestion what i should upgrade to?

1. I want a new case maybe. I would love to have an antec 902 or 1200 but i can't decide between it lol.

2. New motherboard?

3. new processor?

4. new hard drive?

5. new keyboard and speakers?

6. new video card or get another GTS 250 but need a new cpu or it'll bottleneck probably since i have a E2180 for a year and it' been great and overclocked at 3ghz lol.

7. new monitor? It's still new just 22 inch,kinda wann go bigger res cuz i'm curious what Crysis looks like with higher res. Probably no difference but fps drop i'm sure.

8. Forget all the upgrades and get another skateboard for backups? lol

9. AC Ryan UV paint set.

10. New memory ram? My motherboard only supports up to 800mhz and i heard some ppl went 1066 but i'm skeptic.

11. Try water cooling switech kit? Skeptic with water leaks, temps are same as air cooling anyways, i can get good airflow temps compared to those who use water cooling. I never done water and i'm too scared to try and ruin my hardware.

12. Spend money on live porn webcams? LOL

13. Blu Ray Driver CD?

14. A new tower from Frozen.cpu. they have antec 1200 or 902 full bolt windows? Good idea? or Stick with original window? I'm no mod expert.

15. Scythe cpu stablizer to replace my stupid push pins. I hate push pins. perhaps increase lower temps. 11 bucks measly cheap product and works awesome.

16. New PC game? Good ones ain't out til Feb and March.

17. a new fleshlight?

18. New sleeve kit? Power Blends they are improved design and more braided and glow mad uv too. Performances PC has it.

19. Buy modfilter mesh filters to replace the ac filter i added in my 900 and panty hose on my side fan? Personal mod but sponge filters suck and it still works lol. Kinda stupid

20. your suggestion?


Kinda funny list i know and i don't wanna waste your time but it'd be interesting to listen to a second opinon. Check my system specs if you have any ideas what i should do. Still undecided at the moment. Thanks and have a merry christmas!

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Western Digital Green 500gb DVD/RW combo Lightscribe Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit Acer 1680x1050 22' Res 60hz 
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post #2 of 70
A good quality PSU.

Oh and FYI water cooling would get way, way better temps than a spin Q.
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Q9650/9550 and another GTS250!
Hello Sandy :)
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Then i'm gonna wanna have it sleeved because it's a HEADACHE to sleeve the ATX connector and i already broke my old ones, It's gonna not be easy. I have a SLI certified power supply and it ain't a year old? What's wrong with mine?
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Intel Core 2 Quad Q9400 @ 3ghz Asus P5N-D EVGA GTS 250 512mb/XFX GTS 250 SLi 4GB /OCZ DDR2 PC2-6400 Reaper HPC 4GB Edition 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Western Digital Green 500gb DVD/RW combo Lightscribe Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit Acer 1680x1050 22' Res 60hz 
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Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Western Digital Green 500gb DVD/RW combo Lightscribe Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit Acer 1680x1050 22' Res 60hz 
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post #5 of 70
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by BigHops323 View Post
Q9650/9550 and another GTS250!
I have thought about it
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Western Digital Green 500gb DVD/RW combo Lightscribe Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit Acer 1680x1050 22' Res 60hz 
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Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Western Digital Green 500gb DVD/RW combo Lightscribe Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit Acer 1680x1050 22' Res 60hz 
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post #6 of 70
mobo/cpu/psu

Any of those three would be a wise investment.
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post #7 of 70
# 17 for sure.


no seriously, maybe a new mobo, gfx card. like a ud3p, and a 5770, and possibly a new psu, or hdd
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post #8 of 70
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Not a HUGE fan of ATI no offense bro
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Quote:
Originally Posted by pcnuttie View Post
Then i'm gonna wanna have it sleeved because it's a HEADACHE to sleeve the ATX connector and i already broke my old ones, It's gonna not be easy. I have a SLI certified power supply and it ain't a year old? What's wrong with mine?
I'm assuming you have this http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-019-_-Product

What's wrong with it? It's an Apevia. They're crappy. I wouldn't run SLI on something like that. Plus that PSU is a total joke. Could do way better for the money.

Quote:
Originally Posted by pcnuttie View Post
Not a HUGE fan of ATI no offense bro
Even if you got more performance for your money?
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SanDisk Extreme II 480 GB Seagate 2TB Noctua NH-D14 Windows 8.1 Pro 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Dell U2312HM x3 Das Model S Professional Silverstone Strider Gold Evolution 750w Silverstone SG10 
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post #10 of 70
Agree, new processor Q9650/9550.
CPU Cooler: Megahalem.
New Hard Drive: Do you need more space? or New PSU: Corsair HX650
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