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Old 02-22-2009, 02:23 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Question Don't Know What I should Do! Help meh!

I'm about to pull my hair out. I have $400 and I want to upgrade my PC somehow. I'm tearing myself apart between these options:

Buy a kickin' surround sound setup (Logitech Z-5500)
Upgrade my Computer Build (Geforce GTX 280 + 16gb Solid Slate Disc for OS)
Save up until I actually need to upgrade.

Any help at all is appreciated. I know this seems kinds silly, but I'm dead serious.

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go with a GTX285 and save the rest.


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Save for a new setup.
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Old 02-22-2009, 02:40 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I'd buy the GTX285 now, because you can use that in your next setup and it will be great for an improvement now; then you can go ahead and save for the next setup knowing you've got a great GPU already.
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meh... I'd go with the speakers

and if you game @ 16x10 or below I'd just get the 260 instead
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