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Black Friday/Cyber Monday Upgrades

Discussion in 'System Builder's Advice' started by anandsap123, Aug 12, 2014.

  1. anandsap123

    anandsap123

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    This may seem super early, but some of the best deals only last for a day and I will not have time to post here and wait for a response. So here is the situation: I have $100 allotted to PC Upgrades. I could spend it now, but it would not be wise with the best deals of the entire year coming with Black Friday and Cyber Monday. My goal is to get something that is usually not under $100 during BF/CM sales. But, because the sales are so extensive (especially with PC parts [especially on amazon]), there will be many different upgrade paths I could take. I am writing here, to figure out which is the BEST path.

    Here is my build: http://pcpartpicker.com/user/anandsap123/saved/cWzFf7

    Here are some upgrade paths I thought up, feel free to recommend your own
    1. Purchase a second r9 290 (highly unlikely one will go one sale under $100, but you never know)
    2. Purchase and M.2 SSD (unlikely that these will go one sale, but my motherboard has an M.2 port)
    3. Peripheral Bundle
      1. Gaming Mouse
      2. USB Mic (ATR2500 or AT2020)
    4. Monitor
    5. One large SSD
    6. One large HDD
    7. One small SSD & one small HDD
    8. USB Wireless Network Adapter
    9. Add 16 GB more of RAM if I can find the same exact RAM on sale under $100 (kind of unlikely since my RAM is usually $164)
    10. Add case fans
    I will definitely sneak in some new TIM, whichever path I go down.
    thanks everyone
     
  2. GhostRyder

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    Just get a normal SSD instead of an M.2, from what ive read and seen they seem to be pricey and while supposed to be faster offer a bit lower performance.
     
  3. anandsap123

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    I think I will try for an SSD and gaming mouse or USB mic. No need or space for another monitor upon further thought. My performance is way more than what I need on my machine, so no need to upgrade RAM at this point.
     

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