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I would say it is out of date because quad cores are kind of the standard now with six core processors being the new thing.

and DDR2 ram is a generation old and your GPU is quite outdated considering they are two series ahead on the 5XX series.

and your Motherboard is pretty old also.
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Maybe see if someone wants to buy the gift card from you so you can buy from a less crappy seller?
That was one of my thoughts, but I am somewhat concerned about not being capable of selling the cards for their full value and or having general selling difficulties.
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Keep your xonar and buy either speakers or buy itunes cards and sell them on craigslist or here.
My Xonar broke, which somewhat contributes to the theoretical plan of getting the Titanium.
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post #14 of 15
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I would say it is out of date because quad cores are kind of the standard now with six core processors being the new thing.

and DDR2 ram is a generation old and your GPU is quite outdated considering they are two series ahead on the 5XX series.

and your Motherboard is pretty old also.
I certainly realize these things. I technically could start by getting a GTX 460 from BB and then paying the rest of it off.

Alternatively I could instead get a bigger case, because a GTX 460 most certainly would not fit in an antec 300 case.

Basically, I could advance in three different directions right now.

A. Setting up a high quality sound system (pretty appealing)
B. Upgrading a certain part of my current system (kind of a waste of time)
C. Put the fund into getting a part for an entirely new platform. (pretty appealing also)
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