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Finally upgraded from 939, what else does my new build need?

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So i finally upgraded from my trusty old 939 computer.
Going from

CPU: AMD 3800+ x2 to Intel E8500
CPU COOLING: Thermaltake R1 to Thermalright Venomous X
MOBO: a8n5x to Asus P5QL/EPU
RAM: 4gb ddr 400 to 6gb ddr 2 1066
HDD: 300 gb sata click of dead hdd to 750gb sata + 160gb ide
GRAPHICS: 256mb 7600GS to 1gb ATI HD4850
CASE: apevia x-cruiser to Coolermaster Elite 310

So thats it so far, pretty cheap build, sold the old stuff to pay for most of the new stuff. I think im going to upgrade to a mobo that supports crossfire when i can, also going to get a ssd and maybe a 750w psu. Anything else you thing i should get? Also looking at some dvd bay fan's to help direct airflow into cpu.
    
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post #2 of 26
your budget is?
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Dont really have a budget, i dont want to upgrade any main components at this point other than the psu..
    
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so youre saying i put the budget at 2500$? because if thats in your budget that would be awesome...

im guessing its not though.

How much are you willing to spend..
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$300 at the most
    
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haha. so you do have a budget.

do you have the 4850 now, or is that included in the 300$?
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post #8 of 26
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Nice, im gonna grab this stuff asap! I really like the looks of that case, looks like it has some great airflow!
    
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post #9 of 26
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Originally Posted by maxhudson View Post
haha. so you do have a budget.

do you have the 4850 now, or is that included in the 300$?
Hahah yeah, i guess i do ive got everything thats in my sig/ mentioned above just some of it is still being shipped lol.
    
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corsair makes the best psus
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