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The title says it all but I need some help. I'm not really sure what to do. I really want to upgrade my PC or just build a new one. In was debating on doing it and waiting till Intel releases there new series or idk. I'm really looking to upgrade or even build a AMD bulldozer build. I don't have a limit on my build but let's be somewhat reasonable. Is a upgrade worth it or what should I do? I'm like debating on everything right now. Im looking for nvidia cards and a new psu with new water-cooling parts and also ssd but. Is it worth to just upgrade little by little or just build new? I want to also learn how to sleeve each wire and make it a nice neat build. I kind of wanted the lian Li p80 for a sr2 build. As you guys can see I'm confused but i really would appreciate the comments. Thanks in advance.

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If you have money to burn, a SSD will make a nice difference.
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You could add a nice SSD to your sig rig. Other then that i would wait for ivy bridge to come out if you're wanting to do a new build, and if you can't wait till then you could do a new build on sandy bridge - then all you would have to do then is buy the new ivy bridge CPU when it comes out.
    
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Whats a good SSD and are they hard to setup i've heard people saying there pretty tough. Then again idk what to get if anything.
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OCZ Vertex 2 (link) is really nice. There will be OCZ Vertex 3 (link) in stores soon if you can wait a few weeks. Difference between them are read speed (285 vs 550) and write speed (275 vs 500)

SSD setup should be the same as with normal HDD. If you know how to set up new HDD in your pc you will be able to do the same for SSD.
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get an ssd and you are good. your gpu is good and same for cpu. Your computer is at least future proof for the next 2 years.
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