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Next upgrade?

Postposted on Mon Nov 05, 2012 10:39 am

So you can see my system specs in my sig. My friend just got me the sweet video card (I was running on-board video before that), so I've got $100 for an upgrade coming up in January. What would be the most effective upgrade? Right now I'm heavily leaning toward a 1TB HDD (I'm running an 80 GB 'Media' drive right now and it's getting crowded). Any other upgrades you could see that would make a bigger difference at this point?
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Re: Next upgrade?

Postposted on Mon Nov 05, 2012 11:00 am

Yeah, your best bet is probably to get yourself some more storage. Even if you had more to upgrade something like your processor or processor/mobo, I would still suggest more storage space so things aren't too crowded.
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Re: Next upgrade?

Postposted on Mon Nov 05, 2012 11:17 am

Wow, an SSD with more space than your storage drive ? :o Second the recommendation to add more storage to that 'storage' drive. My idea of storage is the 3TB drive I bought 2 weeks ago.
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Re: Next upgrade?

Postposted on Mon Nov 05, 2012 12:16 pm

A 128gb samsung 830 or crucial m4 will fit your budget nicely and it will give a significant boost to your system.
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Re: Next upgrade?

Postposted on Mon Nov 05, 2012 12:20 pm

vandy wrote:A 128gb samsung 830 or crucial m4 will fit your budget nicely and it will give a significant boost to your system.


Klanky's System wrote:Phenom II X4 840
MSI Radeon HD 7770 OC
90 GB Corsair Force 3
80 GB HDD
Asus M5A88-V Evo
Antec Three Hundred
8 GB Corsair XMS3 DD3 1333

His system already has an SSD...putting another one in there wouldn't give him that much of a boost.
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Re: Next upgrade?

Postposted on Mon Nov 05, 2012 12:29 pm

superjawes wrote:
vandy wrote:A 128gb samsung 830 or crucial m4 will fit your budget nicely and it will give a significant boost to your system.


Klanky's System wrote:Phenom II X4 840
MSI Radeon HD 7770 OC
90 GB Corsair Force 3
80 GB HDD
Asus M5A88-V Evo
Antec Three Hundred
8 GB Corsair XMS3 DD3 1333

His system already has an SSD...putting another one in there wouldn't give him that much of a boost.


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Re: Next upgrade?

Postposted on Mon Nov 05, 2012 2:24 pm

Needs more storage drive. Pick up one of these while they're still available.
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Re: Next upgrade?

Postposted on Mon Nov 05, 2012 8:13 pm

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