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post #1 of 23
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HELP

i want to get sandy brige or maby a x4 955 just to get better preformance and get rid of the bottlenrck

on the other hand i will benifit from buying a bike insted
i mean to go to school,part time job,and in the exsam its a dificalt sutuation with a lift for me so it will work good

the i5 2500 buld is almost the well is the same price as a bike

i need a bike and i realy want a cpu

but my parents dont under stand why i want to upgrad my pc they say its a wast of money

for them yes for me no not realy
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post #2 of 23
buy a cheap used bike
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post #3 of 23
get the cpu, jog to school. thats what i would do.
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post #4 of 23
Well think of it this way which would you personally get more use out of thats the way I try to think of it. The thing is if your on the comp a lot then you would be getting quite a bit out of upgrading your build,but on the other hand if you need a bike to get around that would also really help out. Overall I'd say get the build unless the bike is really needed.
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post #5 of 23
Are we talking a bicycle er a motorbike?
    
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post #6 of 23
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jog to school lol te school is a bout 5-6km away from my home

and i am gettign a cheap second hand bike prob a 125cc
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post #7 of 23
Quote:
Originally Posted by blackdemon View Post
jog to school lol te school is a bout 5-6km away from my home

and i am gettign a cheap second hand bike prob a 125cc
Ya that doesnt sound like something id go for, get the cpu.
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post #8 of 23
I would get the bike first.... computer second (or if there is money left over)
School is important, and there will always be computer stuff for sale when you graduate

Man, I sound like my Dad back in the day.... maybe i'm too old to be giving you advise LOL!
    
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post #9 of 23
Get the bike so you can keep going to work, take the money from work and buy future computer parts, problem is solved with a couple months patience!
     
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post #10 of 23
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ya pc parts wont run away it will just get cheaper and better stuff for sale but i am not good with w8ing

the bike i actuly want a 400cc ninja but dont get the money
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i7 3770 asrock z68 extreme7 gen3 EVGA GTX970 sc 16Gb DDR 3 
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1.5TB+320gb+80GB+120GB SSD h55 8.1 X64 SAMSUNG 40INCH 
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i7 3770 asrock z68 extreme7 gen3 EVGA GTX970 sc 16Gb DDR 3 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
1.5TB+320gb+80GB+120GB SSD h55 8.1 X64 SAMSUNG 40INCH 
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microsoft comfordcurve 2000 tp 750 zalman z9 plus raptor v1 gaming mouse 
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