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Just buy a lot of beer. And think about the fact that the government is giving you your money back and they didn't even pay you any interest.
I try to eat and drink healthy, but I know what you mean.
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Just buy a lot of beer. And think about the fact that the government is giving you your money back and they didn't even pay you any interest.

Yes, beer is a much more suitable choice. Which reminds me, I'm out. Time to get to 7-11!
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post #13 of 21
New gpu. get like a GTX 460 and another 2gb's of ram and buy yourself a game or somethin.

and holy shiz UPGRADE FROM VISTA
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post #14 of 21
Honestly, I would save that money. Save up for a full system build and then make your current system an HTPC for use with your fancy smancy new LCD TV.
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Teachers make dirt. Don't rub it in. lol
modify your withholding or deal with it...
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I believe I may have found a suitable low-mid range card to accent my system. What do you think of the GeForce GT 440? http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814121426
go for an open box gtx 460, they can be had for right around 150 off the egg.
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post #17 of 21
Definitely get some Windows 7. At least you're not on XP.
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I believe I may have found a suitable low-mid range card to accent my system. What do you think of the GeForce GT 440? http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814121426
DO you want to game? I agree with the other poster, save up and do board, cpu, memory and GPU all at once. You're just wasting money with stuff like that.
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post #19 of 21
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I'll upgrade everything else when a new operating system comes out. Oh, by the way, I decided to keep the hard drive and store movies and crap on my 1.5tb portable. So now it is just the GPU and Operating System. Obviously, I am getting 7 Premium. I think all I am looking at is the GPU as far as what I need help with. I need something that will put current consoles to shame. For $200 or less.
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post #20 of 21
I think you should save the money.
As of now there isn't anything that great to spend it on.
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