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Christmas around the corner - What tech are you getting?

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  1. Reefer86

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    Hi guys, with Christmas just around the corner I wondered what people have are getting or buying them self for the festive period?

    Seen as I recently upgraded and water-cooled my system I have no need for hardware, so im going for some Newer peripherals.

    I already chosen my presents girlfriend to get for me, .....sorry kids Santa.

    Ive going for the Steel Series Siberia V2 Headset in white and the new Logitech G500 Gaming mouse.

    So what is Santa Bringing everyone else? Anything Tech related goes, I guess.
     
  2. BarbaricSoul

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    My retail copy of 64bit windows7, clothes and money. Other than that, undecided.
     
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    Santa's giving me a downgrade to AM3.
     
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    my family keeps asking me and i have no idea. my wife is going to get me a fancy desk chair if that counts for anything.
     
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    I asked ‘Santa’ for divorce papers! I’m pretty sure she’s just going to shit in my stocking like she does every year.
     
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    Santa Is ganna give me q9550 E0 stepping, Xigmatek RAM Heatsinks, and a cookie :D.
     
  7. Reefer86

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    Its computer related so sure...lol I really want a new one but, i keep getting told by my girlfriend 'there is no room for a office chair'. I dam want a big comfy one though.
     
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    I thought my motherboard just died, so I plugged up my old sound card and tuner to my backup board booted it up, after 5 minutes of playing solitaire the pci ports sparked(it smelled like burning paper), now I got a dead audigy and tuner, if I plug anything up to the PCI ports on this board it explodes(isn't that fun) so I know what I want . . . . .
     
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    No one else getting any nice tech over Christmas?
     
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    I'm dreaming of a nice new gtx285, which I'm negotiating for. Also going to try to rma my gtx280 for a 2nd time, and if successful, I'll fold both of the dam things just to pee off the companies that made that.... until they kick again, and rma them again!
     
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    I'm looking at getting a Dell Inspiron 15, to replace my sad old Inspiron 4000 (see sig for specs). Poor thing is 9 years old and still kicking! :D
     
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    eee 1201N looks nice, Custom plates for my Nissan Maxima, and maybe another 5870 for myself.

    as for others, gee I hadn't considered that yet :rolleyes:
     
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    i'm getting acrylic chase, a new mainboard, a AMD athalon II X4 620, and some nice water cooling,
     
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    I will show pictures later today of what I bought for X-Mas... lol.. well actually traded for...
     
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    I'm not getting anything, I buy my Christmas presents myself!
     
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    new stereo for me as mine got broke the other night :( next year new pc upgrade i think, dunno if i will stick with intel or go back to AMD tho.
     
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    CDdude55 Crazy 4 TPU!!!

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    Same here.

    Probably going to get myself a nice 4GB kit of DDR2 RAM (don't know which ones yet).

    And maybe some games if there is anything good out by then.
     
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    What counts as nice? 2x2GB set of OCZ Reapers?
     
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    CDdude55 Crazy 4 TPU!!!

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    Just a good quality 4GB(2x2) kit of RAM, OCZ Reapers are nice.

    Just checked the prices on them, pretty good. I don't think theres any point in getting the 1066mhz ones, but im considering them.
     
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    ATI 5870 in CF, if for any reason it's not in by chrismass then I'll wait for the next nVidia card
     
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    CDdude55 Crazy 4 TPU!!!

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    Nevermind about the RAM, i just got my extra 2GB of OCZ sticks back from my brother, so i currently got 4GB runnin in my system.:)

    So, i actually don't know what tech gift im buying myself.
     
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    non :'( but i am getting some new tools and stuff i need maybe some money witch will go to new tech
     
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    im getting zipties for better wire managment

    Also after checking on her status it seems my russian mail order bride will arrive in a santa outfit with a new AMD phenom II x4 965 and windows 7 ultimate. Gotta love the russians they will sell anything :toast:


    note* i really am supposed to be getting a 965 but its up in the air still
     
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    I'm getting a new board and a HD 5850 hopefully.
     
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    I bought an HD5770.. gonna try out tri-fire... sad thing is... UPS doesn't deliver on Wednesday. :-| Won't get my stuff till Nov 30th. 7 Day UPS 3 Day Shipping FTW!!

    Might rip my stuff out of the case and try my HD5870 Dec 5-6th also... (It would serve a double purpose- 1. Cleaning, 2. ... Cleaning...

    **Nothing beats getting 2 free HD5770s and 1 free HD5870... and not being able to use the HD5870 due to case restrictions**
     

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