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Old October 22, 2012, 09:00 AM
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Default any thoughts on what i should upgrade or is this a good set up

I really like watching linus tech tips on you tube and i hope linus will read this thread .....I have a pretty good system...here are my specs
i7 2700k
550 psu
16 gb corsair vengeance
coolermaster 912
80 gb intel ssd ( any ideas on upgrades for system with about 300 - 400 us dollars)
250 gb western dig
450 nvidia gts
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audigy soundcard
Also i here haswell may not be much faster than sandy or ivy bridge....Thanx, I love linus tech tips
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Old October 22, 2012, 10:01 AM
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What do with your computer(games, editing, web browsing, etc), what brand is your power supply, and what resolution is your monitor?
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Old October 22, 2012, 10:55 AM
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pretty basic stuff but i like speed - it is a pretty cheap psu and my monitor is 1920 by 1080
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Old October 22, 2012, 11:38 AM
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should i go for new ssd or 32 gb memory
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Old October 22, 2012, 12:28 PM
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should i go for new ssd or 32 gb memory
upgrade the gpu. personally nothing in that system needs to be changed other than. that. overclock the cpu if you haven't if you want more speed.
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Old October 22, 2012, 12:50 PM
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Yep, but upgrading the GPU and overclocking the CPU will most probably lead to a new power supply, especially if you have a cheap type of powersupply.
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new gpu and newer bigger ssd is all I would change on that system.
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Old October 22, 2012, 02:01 PM
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Its overall solid for general use. A new larger SSD could help some (128gb-256gb), but its not going to be night and day over your current SSD. Other than that its good, unless you game. If you game your number one priority should be graphics card and power supply. I would go for a quality 650 watt power supply (on sale maybe $70...if you don't know power supplies go for antec, seasonic, corsair, or xfx) and spend the remainder on a graphics card (hd 7850/hd 7870/ gtx 660/ gtx 660Ti).
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Beef up power supply and maybe 2 Gb back up dive fore files you don't use much and windows backups.

A battery back up power bar fore lightning and power interuptions to protect your investment.
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