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    QOTW: Which is the most expensive component in your PC?

    Did you splurge on one part in particular?
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    Re: QOTW: Which is the most expensive component in your PC?

    The case....went with a caselabs SM5 at the time.

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    Re: QOTW: Which is the most expensive component in your PC?

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    Re: QOTW: Which is the most expensive component in your PC?

    my sapphire r9 fury nitro oc . it cost me £350 last july

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    Re: QOTW: Which is the most expensive component in your PC?

    The GTX 1070, cost me 300 Jerry's.

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    Re: QOTW: Which is the most expensive component in your PC?

    m.2 NVme SSD £300 - for new motherboard. Tempted by 1080ti but that high Price do I... or dont I and is it worth it for a 1440p Monitor or do i just get a normal 1080

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    Re: QOTW: Which is the most expensive component in your PC?

    In my PC, GTX 1080ti thanks to my sold kidney.

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    Re: QOTW: Which is the most expensive component in your PC?

    other than a PSU 2 years ago for £45 ish, a 250gb SSD for £70 and a case in 2009 for about £60(?) everything else has devalued to the point where its only tangible worth is to me, because its my working PC.
    I'm not counting the GPU because that was free.


    I'm going to go with the £7 CAT6 cable plugged into the £20 GS308 that I got for christmas

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    Re: QOTW: Which is the most expensive component in your PC?

    In my PC it is my pair of Maxwell Titan X,
    In my wife's PC it is a Pascal Titan X
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    Re: QOTW: Which is the most expensive component in your PC?

    Water cooling system costs almost half as much as everything else combined. At best I might get a few FPS more from less thermal throttling and it's nearly impossible to sell used

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    Re: QOTW: Which is the most expensive component in your PC?

    Last 3 builds have all seen the most dosh spent on the graphics card...

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    Re: QOTW: Which is the most expensive component in your PC?

    Excluding the monitor, my GTX980 I bought a few years ago. GPU is always usually my most expensive component.

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    Re: QOTW: Which is the most expensive component in your PC?

    My Asus STRIX GTX970.

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    Re: QOTW: Which is the most expensive component in your PC?

    My GTX 1070 at £388 by a big margin over everything else.

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    Re: QOTW: Which is the most expensive component in your PC?

    In Win H-Tower Case $2500

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