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SSD + 4 or 6gb of ram. Reason being, when you get an SSD most optimization guides for SSD's suggest lowering the pagefile and/or relocating it to a different drive. The more RAM you have the less likely you'll run into issues. ;o
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post #23 of 39
I'd get to 6gb of RAM (assuming it runs in dual channel) and overclock your CPU.

That's it.

Then save for a full system upgrade. Nothing else you could do is worth the money, period. Perhaps with the exception of new PSU/Case, but I'd say you're better off doing this with a whole new system.

SSD would be cool, but again better used in a full new setup. Good luck.
 
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post #25 of 39
Quote:
Originally Posted by djsi38t View Post
Nothing,I wouldn't spend anymore money on that setup.I would save and build a new sandy bridge system.
+1 for this.

Start saving money and buy atleast Sandy 2500K CPU, and mobo & mems.
You´ll be fine with your PSU so far.
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post #26 of 39
What is your system not doing right now that you need it to do? If it does everything you need it to just save for a new rig.

This is a personal choice, what I may need to upgrade may not be a component you would need to upgrade.
    
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post #27 of 39
Quote:
Originally Posted by willibj View Post
SSD would be cool, but again better used in a full new setup. Good luck.
That's about all I'd get for your rig, you can take it with you to the next one!
    
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post #28 of 39
It it were me i'd get a real monitor to use as well as the TV screen.
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post #30 of 39
I say sell your system except your video card and go sandy bridge.
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