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Well There arent alot of C2D's floating around anymore
You can always check the for sale section on OCN. Well what I was suggesting (not sure if you would want to be without a computer for a bit) is to sell your cpu/mobo/ram and try to invest in a i3 or i5 rig. I'm sure with the money you have now and the money you would get from selling your parts you should get enough to make a nice i5 rig.
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there are Q6600s on OCN sometimes, I would try for one of those.

And then get something like a GT 430 or something
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post #13 of 15
your in the same boat as me more or less where your hardware is really starting to show its age. Turn it into a a home server or HTPC and build a new one. Or part it out and start fresh.

2gb's of ram and another cooler for an 8600gt are not going to make a big difference. More HDD speed and capacity would be a good way to go as previously mentioned.

Thats what im upgrading now.
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post #14 of 15
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You can always check the for sale section on OCN. Well what I was suggesting (not sure if you would want to be without a computer for a bit) is to sell your cpu/mobo/ram and try to invest in a i3 or i5 rig. I'm sure with the money you have now and the money you would get from selling your parts you should get enough to make a nice i5 rig.
Everything kschat said, except if money is really tight, look into upgrading to an i3. They nice...
 
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Should be getting another 50$ soon...
Hmm...
Or wait until SB?
    
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