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Old 01-31-2008, 02:47 PM   #1
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Arrow If you could get ONE free upgrade for your computer...

...what would it be?

Would you decide to get a faster, better CPU?

What if your RAM is the bottleneck? Would you upgrade that?

What about a Blu-Ray drive? ^_^



I'll go first. Considering the fact that I've JUST built a great machine, I don't think i'd upgrade anything at this point. BUT, since its gonna be free () I'll go for the craziest water cooling system for my GPU/CPU.


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Old 01-31-2008, 02:52 PM   #2
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A CPU, they're the most expensive components...probably like a QX9650 so I could do some crazy overclocking.
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Old 01-31-2008, 02:53 PM   #3
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A desktop -_-
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Old 01-31-2008, 02:58 PM   #4
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yh def a new CPU ad def a QX series,

the rest is fairly cheap like 4 Gb RAM nothing these days the motherboard to house it is still cheap compared with the CPU
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Old 01-31-2008, 03:09 PM   #5
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prolly 3870 or a phenom
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Old 01-31-2008, 03:15 PM   #6
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A desktop -_-
what you said.
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Old 01-31-2008, 03:19 PM   #7
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Id have a faster CPU, I cant go much higher than 2400 or Id need a new mobo.
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Old 01-31-2008, 03:23 PM   #8
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I'm pretty happy with the system I have, but I'd probably want another 8800GT for sli.
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Old 01-31-2008, 03:25 PM   #9
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8800 Ultra
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Old 01-31-2008, 03:27 PM   #10
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wouldnt that ultra bottleneck with the 4000+ and ddr2 667?
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A CPU, they're the most expensive components...probably like a QX9650 so I could do some crazy overclocking.
me too

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Old 01-31-2008, 03:42 PM   #12
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A motherboard for my desktop.
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Old 01-31-2008, 03:56 PM   #13
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New case. Specifically this one:

http://gizmodo.com/350288/six+figure...se-to-worth-it

Then I would sell it and be rich.
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wouldnt that ultra bottleneck with the 4000+ and ddr2 667?
yeah but then i could get a phenom for half the price of the ultra.
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I would get an 8800 Ultra, but before I actually installed that, I would just go ahead and part with some $$ to get a PSU to support that.
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New case. Specifically this one:

http://gizmodo.com/350288/six+figure...se-to-worth-it

Then I would sell it and be rich.
I haven't laughed so much for ages, it's not even DDR3, stock cpu cooler, I stopped reading after that because I was crying from laughing so hard.

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i would def get a 9800 and in close second a 6400+ Black Edition. yeah thats right. ^-^
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I Would either get a New 8800 Ultra OC'd or New Motherboard
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u wouldn't wanna get a 9800?? nobody?
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i would upgrade my cpu because it's what's bottlenecking my system right now...but i cant do much better w/this mb, so i need to do it all..new mb, new cpu, then new gpu cause i have only agp, new memory, new case cause dell propiatory case....basically can't upgrade this one any more, have to build a new one at this point.
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