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Hi guys,
I have $1400 to spend on Processor, motherboard, memory and graphics card, whats your suggestion.......
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Hi guys,
I have $1400 to spend on Processor, motherboard, memory and graphics card, whats your suggestion.......
Is this for your sig rig? If so..monitor should also be a concern IMO.

Also, if for sig rig, what is the model of that PSU?
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Yes it is for the sig rig. Monitor I already have a samsung 32" full hd LCD. Psu is Cooler master silent pro 850watt.
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Yes it is for the sig rig. Monitor I already have a samsung 32" full hd LCD. Psu is Cooler master silent pro 850watt.
Going to be honest here..I love spending other peoples money but the only thing in your rig that will see significant benefits from upgrading is the GPU and possibly an SSD..and even then it will be limited at 1080p, but it is worth doing!

I would grab a 580 SLI or 6970 CFX if you want to slay 1080p..other than that..I can't see any way to spend your money without wasting it

And like I said, outside graphics cards...maybe an SSD..maybe a sound card..
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