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Your opinion is important on what I should do with the extra 150$ I have come accross.

I am consideirng one of three options:

1) Buy an AM3 AMD Phenom II Six Core 1075T for 220$. Less the 150$ this would only require me to spend 70$. I can sell my Quad core for 100$. Overall I should net 30$, which would pay for taxes. A free upgrade.



2) Buy a second 5770 for 150$ and use it for crossfire. A free upgrade.



3) Save the money and take nice girls out to dinner, for like, 3 times or for one really expensive dinner!




 
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3.

Other than that, I wouldn't do 1 or 2. I'd either 1) save up for sandy bridge/bulldozer or 2) sell the 5770 and grab a 6870 for $210-220.
Edited by aznofazns - 1/4/11 at 11:12am
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3. hoping to get rewarded after
post #4 of 17
Do 1 if you use your comp for video editing, rendering, etc.

Do 2 if you use your comp for gaming.

Do 3 if you like girls and sex.
post #5 of 17
3.

Or if you had to do 1. or 2., depends whether you want more power in games (second 5770) or more power for encoding and multitasking (1075T).
post #6 of 17
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Your opinion is important on what I should do with the extra 150$ I have come accross.

I am consideirng one of three options:

how about a fourth option:

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post #7 of 17
i would go with 2 nice dinners ;p you will get the best out of those
if it was between 1 and 2 depends if you game a lot or render/encode a lot
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Just save up your money for future upgrades or whatever costs you may come across.
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post #9 of 17
Go for 3... the girls will be happy and you might get something in return....

You have a Quad core and a decent video card... buying a 2nd one will most likely cause alot of complications (ex: Microstuddering, crashing, poor performance). If you really want a good upgrade, sell the 5770, and buy a 6950 and flash it to a 6970.
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Number three if you have someone in particular that you would like to take out.
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