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    You can see my specs on the left, I was thinking of a new monitor, maybe the BENQ XL2410T or the 100$ more expensive BENQ XL2420T, which are 23,9inches 120hz displays with good specs. I have about 450 buck right now so tell me what would be the best upgrade right now in your opinion.
    P.S.: Any advice on a cheap gaming mouse pad? I currently have a SOTA Roccat, but it kinda sucks :p
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    new 120Hz monitor imo
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    And which one would you buy?
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    He said he is thinking of a new 120hz monitor and which one would be best.... :twitch:

    Well they are both TN panels, I would opt for the cheaper as TN has come on a lot over the years so unless you're buying a really cheap panel the quality of most mid-range panels is quite similar, they're both same size and 120hz then you have the extra $100 on a new mousemat and whatever else you feel like buying.
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    If not a monitor and depending on how much of an audio freak you are you can look into a nice Sound Card. Then again, the onboard migh be enough for you. But I think that's something else to ponder over perhaps.
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    Yeah I'll probably look into one.

    Well, I don't know if it would make any difference since I'm using a couple of Logitech G930 wich are connected by USB, and I have a small 2.1 system. Would it be woth it?
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    Off topic, but did your financial aids just came in?
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    I am using my own money for these upgrades :)
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    Because my brother's financial aids just came in today and he wants to upgrade his pc from either another gtx 560ti for SLI or a gtx 660ti and some car parts. LOL.
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    That's what they are for right? Hahaha
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    what? :wtf:


    ... Ok :cool: Nothing says economic depression like buying a GPU with aid money LOL :toast:
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    LOL. IDK why he wants to buy another since he has a nice one already.
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    Not sure bro. I have a cheap Logitech 5.1 system and I saw a night and day difference with the soundcard in my specs. It's a cheap little soundcard, but I love it. Although, I would look more into it since you have a 2.1 system. I am not much of an audio freak but someone recommended me to try one out so i did, fairly inexpensive to get a decent one. Of course, like everything you can blow $400 on one, but is it really needed? Not for your average user no it's not.
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    Mmmm, well I could try. What are you using now and what would you reccomend?
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    The one in my system specs. Bro and as far as recommendations, I would open a thread in the Audio/Vido/Home Theatre section and ask for advise there man. I'm sure there are people here who know their stuff and can give you way betetr advise than me. I don't really know anything about sound cards. Someone told me to get it, that I would see a nice improvement in audio, it was cheap and a great deal. Yep, it's in my PC right now. :laugh:
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    Thanks then, I'll be sure to ask there!
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    When you make the thread, leave the link as a message on my profile. I'll be interested to see what they have to recommend as well. :toast:
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    2:06AM here, will do it tomorrow good night! Oh, and if a mod passes by, please close this thread :D
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    Good night man.
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