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Whoa. It sounds like you received a nice tax return (if that's what you were referring to).
$6k return, $1.5K state return(hr block found in back taxes i should have gotten last year). Buying a new car(new to me anyways), some pc parts, and paying some bills. that should leave about a 2 grand left over for us to go to yellowstone this summer again. we went to yellowstone 2-3 years ago and spent a total of $450 on food/gas in our week there. we were on a tight budget but still wanted to do something fun. this year we are going to spend maybe 10 days there, This time im going to go buy a pop up trailer, found one for about 1100, and then we will save a little more between now and then for some real fun. Kids are excited, even more so then disneyland last summer.
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post #22 of 32
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You asked for suggestions, and i was just pointing out the weaknesses in your rig.

Having the unlocked multi on the 1100T (or 1090) will help you use less voltage, which can lower temps.
nonono, dont take my questioning wrong. I was just wondering the reason behind your suggestion and you have a good one. I am not upgrading to a new cpu until bulldozer comes out. I even have a 2nd 1055t i was going to use in another build but thats not happening. so its just sitting around down on my pc parts shelf. that and another 750w xfx black editon and another black widow...already used the extra ssd and extra 6870 i ordered by going raid and crossfire.
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post #23 of 32
More monitors ,desk, 1090t, and the Rasa kit are all good suggestions. You really dont need a sound card. The on-board x-fi is decent enough for gaming and what not.
That Rasa kit is awesome for starters. Being new to watercooling as well, It was easy install, great performance and just looks badass lol.
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post #24 of 32
I'd say you're pretty good until Bulldozer/LGA2011.
Even then your rig should have life to it for a while.
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post #25 of 32
maybe buy a pair of 6950s then?
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post #26 of 32
With that much money, I say build a new system and get a new desk. hehe
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post #27 of 32
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More monitors ,desk, 1090t, and the Rasa kit are all good suggestions. You really dont need a sound card. The on-board x-fi is decent enough for gaming and what not.
That Rasa kit is awesome for starters. Being new to watercooling as well, It was easy install, great performance and just looks badass lol.
may i ask what temps you are getting with your kit?
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post #28 of 32
Two more 24" monitors
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post #29 of 32
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With that much money, I say build a new system and get a new desk. hehe
my system is only 3 weeks old lol. I wasnt expecting this much, only was expecting around $2k. but they(hr block) found alot of $ that jackson hewitt missed that last 2 years.
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post #30 of 32
Your build looks pretty good. Rasa kit and desk would be my choice (comfort is king).
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