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Got 300$ What Should I Buy?

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Posted · Original PosterOP

Ive got 300$, what should i spend it on? Im thinking a new monitor or perhaps a new keyboard, im not sure... Any suggestions?

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Buy me a GT Omega Pro leather finish please :)


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Hmm.. Best idea is probably a $300 gift card for me.


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Don't have an SSD? get one! You can spend about 100 on one to make a boot drive, maybe spend the rest on some more RAM.

 

You could get a ridiculous mouse/keyboard/headset combo!  80 on a mouse, 120 on keyboard and rest on a headset. 

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Don't have anything to spend on, then save it.


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If you have to ask what to spend it on, it sounds like you don't want/need anything too badly. Save it for when something come out that you really want :)

An SSD wouldn't be a bad idea though... but save the rest :)


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Maybe upgrade my CPU to a 4790...

 

or maybe a console?


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Posted · Original PosterOP

For real, if you're still in school, $300 can be the start of your empire!!

22 years old :P Unfortunately, bills come first :P

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You should make a 'to buy' list for occasions like this. Then when you get bits of money, you know whether to save or spend.

An SSD will make a big difference but a great monitor can make an even bigger difference I would say. You boot your computer and load your programs once, but the actual difference in FPS between a hard drive and an SSD is completely negligible. 
I have an ASUS VG248 and I wont go back from the high refresh rate. Height adjust is so great for ergonomics.
If you already have 8 gb of RAM, you're probably fine unless you're making LOTS of videos or playing games like Planetside 2 (large mmo's).

After that, I'd say a solid keyboard or headset. Mice are cheaper. 

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Ive got 300$, what should i spend it on? Im thinking a new monitor or perhaps a new keyboard, im not sure... Any suggestions?

 

Next time post your build. Having to click on your profile is a pain...

 

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Buy an SSD and another monitor, so you have 2.


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Posted · Original PosterOP

Next time post your build. Having to click on your profile is a pain...

 

  • CPU Intel Core i5 4460
  • Motherboard Predator G3-605
  • RAM 8GB DDR3 1600Mhz
  • GPU MSI Geforce GTX 970 OC
  • Case Cardboard Box
  • Storage 1TB Seagate 7200rpm
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  • Display(s) AOC G2460F
  • Cooling Stock
  • Keyboard Razer BlackWidow Ultimate
  • Mouse Razer Ouroboros
  • Sound Razer Kraken Chroma
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Buy an SSD and another monitor, so you have 2.

It's in my sig :P

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It's in my sig :P

 

first post of the day... i derped it up. :D


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Posted · Original PosterOP

first post of the day... i derped it up. :D

NP :) Also, i thought of upgrading my CPU to a 4790, otherwise i might get an SSD.

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NP :) Also, i thought of upgrading my CPU to a 4790, otherwise i might get an SSD.

 

I think you will like an ssd and extra monitor much better honestly. :D

 

well... maybe if you are maxing your CPU often, maybe then it would make sense to upgrade it. but if you never go over 80% i mean... no reason to upgrade the cpu.


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Go 4970k or bust! Get an SSD and you'll love the improvement. I moved 10 gigs of Rocksmith songs to another location on my PC in seconds! literally less than a minuet!

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