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Old October 1, 2013, 09:36 AM
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Thank you all for the suggestions and advice. I appreciate it! I was thinking of picking up a GTX 760 today but now I'm not so sure. Have a few things to think about now.
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Check This Out!

http://www.memoryexpress.com/Products/MX47854

128GB SSD for only $50! Sure, the V4 is probably one of the slowest SSD's out there, but it will still blow away any mechanical storage in existence. Plus, you're limited by SATA 3Gb/s anyway, so you probably wouldn't benefit much from one of the high end fast SSD's.

If you plan on keeping your motherboard a little longer, then definitely look at that SSD.

If you can find a used Core i7 860 or 870 for cheap (they should go for less than $60 these days..) I would probably look at one of those, too. More RAM wouldn't hurt, and upgrading the GPU to something current (bang for buck the 7970 for <$300 is your best choice) is probably the way for you.

It's a decent ssd I bought one. Only problem with tat refurb is u can't get extended warranty
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It's a decent ssd I bought one. Only problem with tat refurb is u can't get extended warranty
For that price that's not a dealbreaker.
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i would hold of on the purchase of anything graphics wise as amd's gonna launch some rebranded/newer cards and i was reading on toms that nvidia plans to counter them in the 150-250 range with some price drops and with them releasing 2 new cards. the 760 is a pretty sexy card right now so i cant trash the purcahse of one as i grabbed 2 of the msi hawk variants and there monsters when oced to all hell.

+1 for the ssd upgrade though and a nice find on that
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Thanks again guys! Super helpful.
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