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I would buy a new sound card or PSU.
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Oh and I'll be away until tomorrow evening/night so I'll see all suggestions tomorrow!

So far the one that convinces me the most is the first one or the Accelero Xtreme's for the HD6970's, I have almost 200€ and have a huge upgrade itch in my stomach, I feel like upgrading something

I'll read all suggestions tomorrow, thanks in advance!
    
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You need a monitor, big time!

Price is the prob here, if you can stretch to a 1080p 24" you'd be very happy. Otherwise a high-end 22" Samsung.

*Edit* I thought you only had the 1440 monitor. How big is your primary?
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Originally Posted by 2thAche View Post
You need a monitor, big time!

Price is the prob here, if you can stretch to a 1080p 24" you'd be very happy. Otherwise a high-end 22" Samsung.

*Edit* I thought you only had the 1440 monitor. How big is your primary?
My primary is an Acer H233H 23" 1920x1080 5ms.

I'm quite happy with it to be honest

I mainly wanted to go EyeFinity, but it's totally out of my budget
    
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Come on people, need more suggestions My birthday is coming soon
    
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How about your avatar....Maybe full body shot ?
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Soo.... I don't know what to do

So far I have the following options:

- Corsair H70 + x2 Gentle Typhoon 1850RPM + Samsung F3 1TB
- Corsair H70 + x2 Gentle Typhoon 1850RPM + Portal 2 + Dirt 3
- Acer P235HBi and save enough money for a 2nd one so I can start EyeFinity
- .... ???


Damn, so much money to spend and I don't know what to waste it on
    
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post #68 of 89
I'd say the first one.

I just put on some AP-15 fans and I'm very happy with them. They dropped the temps about 2-3c and are much more quiet than the fans I had on before (S-Flex).

Now is also a good time to get some F3s: they are still pure Samsung and are pretty cheap on both Amazon & Newegg. Use Amazon if Newegg charges you tax (free shipping as well).

I like my AXP but it made my EVGA 480 into a 3-slotter. For me, SLI with two AXPs would be hard unless I moved to a bigger board. I just picked up some MSI 480s as they have the Frozrs and are only 2-slots a piece.

If nothing is too pressing, you can always sit on the cash. Bigger and better is always around the corner or you can pick up today's stuff cheaper later.

Good luck with your decision. Nice little problem to have.
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post #69 of 89
don't waste it

that, or IMO another monitor + HDD if you can
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Might look into that... Although now that I think about EyeFinity, I'd need more GPU power sooner than if I had a single monitor, a lot sooner...

I think I may just stay with 1 monitor and just buy an HDD, Portal 2, Dirt 3, and save the rest for future upgrades, how does that sound?
    
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