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Now that I have upgraded my Video Card, from my current specs, what should I work on upgrading next????

I'm kinda thinking CPU or SSD.

Let me know what you think.

Thanks
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post #2 of 10
SSD and wait for bulldozer.
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post #3 of 10
What resolution is your monitor? Your card was made for high resolution.
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post #4 of 10
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Quote:
Originally Posted by richards View Post
what resolution is your monitor? Your card was made for high resolution.
1680 x 1050
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post #5 of 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by Dkillett;12426525 
1680 x 1050
thats what I'd upgrade then, you'll see the largest difference if you upgrade to a 1080P (or better) monitor
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post #6 of 10
Bulldozer out in 2-3 months
Worth the wait at the moment I'd think. It's not far off
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Quote:
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thats what I'd upgrade then, you'll see the largest difference if you upgrade to a 1080P (or better) monitor
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post #8 of 10
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Was thinking about the monitor, mine works fine, might consider going with dual monitors later on, but that will be when I get more space to put it.
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post #9 of 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by Dkillett View Post
Was thinking about the monitor, mine works fine, might consider going with dual monitors later on, but that will be when I get more space to put it.
Could get two more monitors and go eyefinity 5040 x 1050.
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post #10 of 10
CPU when bulldozer comes out.
SSD when Vertex3/C400 come out.

Monitor afterward.
Waiting on X399
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Waiting on X399
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