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Tax returns coming soon so I'm looking to upgrade or possibly build a new rig. Any suggestions?

EDIT:

Decided to go with a new GPU, Case, and WC loop...
Edited by Phyxers - 3/14/11 at 2:52pm
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Well, that all depends...what do you use your PC for, and what would you like it to do better?
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post #3 of 39
2500k + gtx 580 + ssd would be a nice upgrade
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SANDY BRIDGE!
or wait for
BULLDOZER!!
post #5 of 39
Put it underwater!
 
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Get a 2500K and a decent cooler ($~360), a GTX 580 ($500), and a Crucial C300 (~$130). That should bring you to right about $1000, and a completely new gaming experience.
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post #7 of 39
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Quote:
Originally Posted by MooCwzRck View Post
Well, that all depends...what do you use your PC for, and what would you like it to do better?
Basically, I'll be using it for gaming (Steam, DAII, Bulletstorm, Emulators and such) and some light video converting. That's pretty much it.

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Originally Posted by jach11 View Post
SANDY BRIDGE!
or wait for
BULLDOZER!!
I'm contemplating Sandy Bridge, but I'd hate to get a SB rig and not be able get a BD system...
post #8 of 39
Quote:
Originally Posted by Ipwnnubletz View Post
Get a 2500K and a decent cooler ($~360), a GTX 580 ($500), and a Crucial C300 (~$130). That should bring you to right about $1000, and a completely new gaming experience.
truth , he speaks it..
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Ipwnnubletz View Post
Get a 2500K and a decent cooler ($~360), a GTX 580 ($500), and a Crucial C300 (~$130). That should bring you to right about $1000, and a completely new gaming experience.
Dont forget, he would need a new motherboard as well.
Edited by MooCwzRck - 3/13/11 at 1:52pm
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post #10 of 39
wait for BD specs and pricing.
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