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Take it and hide it in your undies before she spends it?

what makes you think she doesnt look there?
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Tax appointment on Wednesday... We'll see how much I get.
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Now to be the bearer of bad news; in the off chance it was in error, Uncle Sam reserves the right to charge back the extra amount. Could see a 2k hit if it was incorrectly deposited. Now that would blow as an overdraft.

Conversely, if correctly deposited I agree with the masses in saying nothing like some 8+ core goodness. Wait for bulldozer. Plus a set of brand new say 6990s when they come out.

Before others say elsewise, this is OCN. Excess is sexy.
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I'm thinking about adding my tax refund to my stock option gains that are in place for my "build a pool" fund. When it hits $30k, I think I'm gonna splurge on a nice pool for my backyard, but I haven't convinced myself 100% that it's worth it.
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post #15 of 21
A soundcard and a new reservoir...and pay some bills off. Then go into more debt and pick up a zr30w.
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Pay off CC's like any good person would.
This - it allows for greater long term upgrade abilities
    
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post #17 of 21
i would wait for bulldozer, or since i myself have been itching to grab my wallet and buy a i7 990x build. Man... buying it will satisfy my itch but will burn later on.
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post #18 of 21
sandy bridge definitely 2600K build
you wont get anything out of so many cores from bulldozer its more for servers and such...

or go get a 6 core I7 970 its price just went down after the 990X got into the market and its an amazing processor xD

and dont forget an GTX580 in that build
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Take it and hide it in your undies before she spends it?
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I'm thinking about adding my tax refund to my stock option gains that are in place for my "build a pool" fund. When it hits $30k, I think I'm gonna splurge on a nice pool for my backyard, but I haven't convinced myself 100% that it's worth it.


I'd say it's worth it, if you can find someone to build you something like that.
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