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So I ordered 2 MSI GTX570s as an upgrade from my 285s, and I'm looking for suggestions for further upgrades. I'm waiting for the Vertex 3 for an SSD upgrade.

List the upgrades in order of priority, excluding the SSD.
post #2 of 8
another monitor?
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^system wise, the only thing left to upgrade is another card, 3way sli. But its not recommended. Go surround gaming?
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Grab an external USB fan for the summer, now you'll be ballin
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I'd say get another monitor. Never can have enough of those.
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Invest in quality audio. Get some KRK Rokkits and an H100 subwoofer. They'd last you ~20 years and would please you much more than a third graphics card.

Edit: Didn't notice your audio setup in your sig. Regardless, I'm a big fan of speakers over headphones. If you're not, consider a 120Hz monitor. Once you game in 120Hz you can't go back!
Edited by mymlan - 4/4/11 at 2:56pm
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Originally Posted by mymlan View Post
Invest in quality audio. Get some KRK Rokkits and an H100 subwoofer. They'd last you ~20 years and would please you much more than a third graphics card.

Edit: Didn't notice your audio setup in your sig. Regardless, I'm a big fan of speakers over headphones. If you're not, consider a 120Hz monitor. Once you game in 120Hz you can't go back!
Yeah I have M-Audio BX5As so I'm good on the speakers. I really want a 120hz monitor but aren't 3D displays (without glasses required) right around the corner?
Edited by Adversity - 4/4/11 at 3:50pm
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New monitor is my only suggestion
    
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