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  1. freaksavior

    freaksavior To infinity ... and beyond!

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    SO my girlfriend is going to buy me something for our 1st anniversary :) but i don't know what i want.

    limit is about $100 (i could probably pay the rest myself so can be a bit more)

    i was thinking either some Logitech Z-5500 Speakers or maybe a nice sound card. but sound cards have not really changed much in the past years and well, i think my asus fx would do fine. Honestly i have no idea what i want. So whats your suggestions?
     
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    crossfire for an extra $40 or so?
     
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    a xonar dx pci-e would be an excellent card to get if you get a sound card
     
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    Consider buy some blue LED case fans. Your system already rocks like shit!!!
     
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    boo, not nearly worth the expenditure IMO...

    dude I'm content with the SupremeFXII that comes with the Maximus, why aren't you? :p
     
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    freaksavior To infinity ... and beyond!

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    sp are wrong atm i have a nvidia 6800oc and i have a his and a diamond hd 3870. sold them, and buy 4870's when the release

    no way! i vowed not to do a blue theme lol sorry
     
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    80 bucks for a card thats a slightly stripped down version of the d2x which is like 200 bucks and beats the crap outta x-fi sounds like a damn good deal to me -_-
     
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    freaksavior To infinity ... and beyond!

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    At the moment i have logitech Z-640 speakers.

    So suggestions :p
     
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    didn't know there was a cheaper version, thought you were just referring to the d2x, but either way, I've never been able to justify spending extra on a sound card, I always get boards that comes with good HD dedicated sound cards
     
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    +1 for that
     
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    Maybe god out for a meal or some thing. Ya comp leave it alone think it's good enough as is or you would not be asking the question in the 1st place..
     
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    Well it's not a good idea to get into video cards right now with the 4xxx series right around the corner.
     
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    so your saying i should ask for something else then. ok what?
     
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    send her to Victoria Secret to get herself something, you'll still reap the benefits
     
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    freaksavior To infinity ... and beyond!

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    that wouldnt work. i would got to jail lol
     
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    oh, I didn't realise your a teenager, my bad. Well hell, your comp looks like it's only needed upgraded is a new video card, but $100 won't touch that. Have her take you out for dinner, maybe a movie or something. Or you could have her get you some new clothes, acouple CD's or whatever. Hell I dont know, what do kids do these days beside play video games?
     
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    hm, well to be honest. i am leaning toward the Z-5500 speakers.
     
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    either go for the speakers or take your girl out for one hell of a good time something you both can enjoy, LEGALLY enjoy ;)
     
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    Those are some nice speakers.
     
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    i agree with BarbaricSoul. Do something with her. i say go to VS with her :) or have just a nice night with her and dont make her spend money.
     
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    freaksavior To infinity ... and beyond!

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    well Here in texas we have a law 18 + 14 = jail ;) so non of that kinda stuff if you know what i mean
     
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    Doesn't matter. Who's gonna know? It's not illegal if nobody knows about it ;)
     
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    I've never thought that I needed a separate audio card until I read that article.

    Thanks for the great link!
     

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