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With my sig rig what would you get?

Before people say sandy bridges I will be looking to upgrade the CPU come September Hopefully next gen ivy bridges chips will be out be then

The two Ideas I've toyed with are a this water cooling set up:

or
Asus 3d monitor
G13 game pad
G930 head set

My main concern of water cooling now is that 1st my upgrading the CPU in September will that block still work and 2nd When I upgrade my CPU if the next gen nvidia cards are out I might pick one of them up also

Any other Ideas how to spend the cash are welcome.
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Sennheiser HD595's are on sale for $117. I mention this as you have headphones on your list and it seems like most audiophiles around here would prefer Sennheiser to Logitech, especially at the lower cost.

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With your rig I would probably be looking at another 470
Some headphones

or paired up with

And a Crucial C300 SSD

Total would be about 700
GTX 470- 250
Sennheiser- 120-160
Sound Card- 190
SSD- 135
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The wireless is kinda a big thing for me, because it will let me do things around the house while having my entire audio collection at my finger tips. From different reviews I've read these are one of the best wireless ones. Also the 7.1 sounds cool for gaming.
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The wireless is kinda a big thing for me, because it will let me do things around the house while having my entire audio collection at my finger tips. From different reviews I've read these are one of the best wireless ones. Also the 7.1 sounds cool for gaming.
If it helps the cable for the Sennheiser 595's are really long.

I highly recommend Sennheiser's over the Logitech over everything.

Surround sound is a gimmick, stereo is the way to go.

The Sennheiser's are the best in the price and its only 115 bucks right now if you grab the 595's there may be more features on the G930 but it' not worth it.
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