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[Question]: Christmas Money Burning a Hole in my Pocket!

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Thread Starter 
Currently my 470 is In the RMA process so I am wondering what I should do with the cash I have gotten for christmas.

I was thinking,

A) Get another 470 to SLi and upgrade my WC loop a bit.

B) Get a new CPU (1090t) and some WC parts and maybe a SSD

C) Wait for SB or Bulldozer and upgrade CPU/MOBO/RAM

D) Get a new monitor. Currently on a HP w2408h

Any suggestions would be great!

Thanks,

-Pi
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post #2 of 6
A or C imo
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post #3 of 6
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bump?
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post #4 of 6
I would say C. That's what I'm doing right now. I have a job lined up for me when I get back to Orlando for my second semester this year so that will certainly help when I finally get to the point where I can get Ivy Bridge or Bulldozer.
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post #5 of 6
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Well, I recently learned that I have $700 to spend so other options may be an option... What do ya'll think?
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post #6 of 6
hold onto ur money and wait. More money will provide much more if you wait at this point.
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MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Dell S2209W 22" TTe Sports Challenger Pro Corsair AX850 CM HAF 932 
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Death Adder desk samsung makes a good soundbar 
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