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    Features - QOTW: New year, new upgrades. What's on your shortlist?

    Start the year off by sprucing-up the PC. Which upgrades do you have in mind?
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    Re: Features - QOTW: New year, new upgrades. What's on your shortlist?

    Probably a new graphics card at some point. Hopefully,some better cards with 2GB of VRAM will be available for under £150.

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    Re: Features - QOTW: New year, new upgrades. What's on your shortlist?

    Intel i7 4770K with a Z87 board, upgrade my 680 with a 780 using the EVGA upgrade program and a 1440p monitor. If I have anything left I might have to pick up a 240GB SSD as well

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    Re: Features - QOTW: New year, new upgrades. What's on your shortlist?

    Maybe get another 7850 and Xfire them. Or an NVIDIA 700 series c:
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    Re: Features - QOTW: New year, new upgrades. What's on your shortlist?

    New graphics card, 7870 currently I am looking it, bigger SSD as mine is running out of space, larger monitor.
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    Re: Features - QOTW: New year, new upgrades. What's on your shortlist?

    A bit of everything really, except a graphics card.
    Haswell will be the excuse

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    Re: Features - QOTW: New year, new upgrades. What's on your shortlist?

    First thing on the list is a new PC case, as bits are falling off of my uber low budget current case mostly off the front panel. Turning it on with my foot probably didn't help but oh well.

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    Re: Features - QOTW: New year, new upgrades. What's on your shortlist?

    alreaddy have upgraded.

    bought a dynamode-usb-4pci-30-4-port-usb-30-pci-express-pcie-card and a 1tb hitachi touro. for backup/watching movies via usb on telly type thing.

    moved my graphics card to the bottom pci-e slot, its only a x8 speed slot but it doesnt affect the speed any i checked, for some reason i had a lot of benchmark figures in various games to compare it too and voila, now have 6 sata ports again. plugged the e-sata from case onto one, other went onto harddrive that was my external before.

    cant upgrade computer anymore whatsoever now. no more plugs on PSU, not worth getting an SSD for it. so thats me done for then next 3-4 years.

    unless i win anymore bits ofcourse, then ill be happy to upgrade

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    Re: Features - QOTW: New year, new upgrades. What's on your shortlist?

    690 and to watercool my 3570k.

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    Re: Features - QOTW: New year, new upgrades. What's on your shortlist?

    If they release a better FP/SP ratio consumer Kepler I'm in. Nothing else would be good value to upgrade atm.

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    Re: Features - QOTW: New year, new upgrades. What's on your shortlist?

    I'm completely replacing my desktop with a Clevo P150EM laptop. 4.1GHz ivybridge quad core, 16GB of RAM, GTX 680M for graphics and a 240GB SSD, I think all of that should easily beat my old 3.7GHz C2D with 4GB of RAM and a GTX 260

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    Re: Features - QOTW: New year, new upgrades. What's on your shortlist?

    Looking at new harddrives. Exsisting ones are getting old and I could do with more space

    A new DDR3 mobo as well.

    Maybe a 3rd monitor.
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    Re: Features - QOTW: New year, new upgrades. What's on your shortlist?

    New power supply, and new Graphics to go with it. Maybe a second monitor too ^^

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    Re: Features - QOTW: New year, new upgrades. What's on your shortlist?

    I am hopefully going to buy myself an aftermarket cooler for my hd 6990.
    I might also look into haswell to upgrade the rubbish that is bottlenecking my GFX card. An i5 2320...

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    Re: Features - QOTW: New year, new upgrades. What's on your shortlist?

    Complete new system this S775 system is showing it's age...
    Old puter - still good enuff till I save some pennies!

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    Re: Features - QOTW: New year, new upgrades. What's on your shortlist?

    Maybe upgrade my 670 EX OC at some point, (a friend has his eye on it), and a new SSD for The Rig. Going to stick the currect Crucial C300 in my Netbook (yes, people still have them).

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