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post #21 of 31
Get another HD5870
Get a Phenom ii 1055t and OC it.
Geta 120GB SSD

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post #22 of 31
If you don't mind a radical suggestion:
Portion $400 and buy an AMD Brazos netbook
post #23 of 31
u2711 monitor

gaming @ 1080p sucks
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post #24 of 31
save for BD..if you're into it..else Xfire and some SSD's to boost efficiency allover..
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Xfire 5870's and unlock to quad cores.
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post #26 of 31
The most important question is:

What kind of car?
     
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post #27 of 31
Why go 5870 if you can go 6990 - it'll be a much more long time upgrade !
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post #28 of 31
what's that "OCN 2012 case mod fund" in your sig? maybe put it into that? (if you're happy with your rig + peripherals like keyboard/mouse/headphones/speakers etc.)

if you put the money into your car what would it be for?
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post #29 of 31
Quote:
Originally Posted by Timlander View Post
nehhhh I think I will pass on that one lol.



Well my rig can pretty much max any game at 1920x1200 so the only reason I would need a gpu upgrade is if I was going with multiple monitors. And to do that I need to get a new case since the one I have now is my custom built one sitting on top of my desk(no room for monitors with it).

As for the SSDs.. I still just dont know... I mean I am using some 800GB now with app and games. I have HDDs for storage. So going from my 1TB all the way down to a 128 or 256 that costs $250/$400 just seems...wrong to me lol. IDK. I could do a cpu upgrade but then again I dont need the extra 2 cores that bad since I already have a quad at 3.8. Geez I have an excuse for everything to upgrade lol.
okey,so if u dont wanna upgrade the gpu,I give u another option:
1>upgrade to a SSD of 128/256gb capacity
2>get a full tower pc case like corsair obsidian 800d/cooler master haf-x 942
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post #30 of 31
Quote:
Originally Posted by xd_1771 View Post
I say solid state drive
New, more reliable power supply
I haven't any other ideas
+1 , if i was you i would +

1. better psu
2. ssd.
3. crossfire with a 2nd 5870


Remmember this is just my opinion ,and is in no way presented as solid FACT!!! ( THATS FOR YOU UPTIGHT KIDDYS)

also if you car needs work- ( be better than me and )be responsible and get it worked on!
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