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Assume you have $3000 and a full working PC

What mods / "funware" could you add to your case? (assume the case itself looks good)
Eg - El Wire, LCD Screens

Im bored, and i feel like buying pointless things :p
 
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i'd send some to me cuz i've got book payments due on my cc :(

maybe get a sweet 30" monitor
or 37" westy 1080p

or camcorder

or turntable set and sweet input for a new hobby

or any type of musical thing

or a sweet slr camera

maybe get a sweet box set of that sweet british series the prisoner
and get one for me too :) i love that show
 

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hmm ive always wanted a nice nikon d80 dslr for my art

somehow it seems to snap my bank account lol

watercooling would be an interesting insight
 
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Assume you have $3000 and a full working PC

What mods / "funware" could you add to your case? (assume the case itself looks good)
Eg - El Wire, LCD Screens

Im bored, and i feel like buying pointless things :p
I look at your comp spec, it's good enough except for the 19" lcd. Fleebay it and buy a bigger LCD. Get at least a Dell 22 in for roughly $300 or 24 or a 30 in. Can't go wrong with those. Water cooling is nice but I don't think it's worth $300+ when your CPU is not even that much. That's just me. Digital SLR camera is nice also.
 
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you have no idea how expensive monitors are here
check this out

http://www.digitalyes.com.au/prodLi...pidCategory=22&b=&key_search=&a=3&sortField=0

24" no less than $1000
20" is $380
I totally agree that it's more expensive where you live but still that is money better spent than water cooling. If you are a pc gamer, there's nothing more important than your VGA and your LCD. The rest of the component will not have that much of an impact on your system as long as they are not too outdated. Quick question, doesn't Dell sell stuffs in Australia too?
 

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yes dell has an actual australian site

but the cost of the cheapest 24" on that is $1100
30" is $2600

dammmmn expensive. and i know that the best thing i could upgrade would be my monitor, but spending a thousand dollars on a monitor seems just as bad as spending 1000 on a graphics card.
 

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yes dell has an actual australian site

but the cost of the cheapest 24" on that is $1100
30" is $2600

dammmmn expensive. and i know that the best thing i could upgrade would be my monitor, but spending a thousand dollars on a monitor seems just as bad as spending 1000 on a graphics card.
go water, do some modding on older cases, get a dremmel, the monitor is a good idea too, save for dx10 :D
 

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go water, do some modding on older cases, get a dremmel, the monitor is a good idea too, save for dx10 :D
im not very good with my hands...so a dremel seems a bit crazy for me :p hehe
( i hated design and technology classes, the teacher was a wanker anyway lol)

id love to go watercooling, but that doesnt seem much worth it either
maybe i should look into fan controllers and other cool gadgets in the meanwhile
 

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im not very good with my hands...so a dremel seems a bit crazy for me :p hehe
( i hated design and technology classes, the teacher was a wanker anyway lol)

id love to go watercooling, but that doesnt seem much worth it either
maybe i should look into fan controllers and other cool gadgets in the meanwhile
fan controllers are great too :)
with 3000 you could go with 2 or 3 stage cascade :toast:
 

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or i could just pay women to live naked with me.
but that wouldnt satisfy me THAT much lol.

isnt there cheaper ways to enjoy myself lol
get a couple more hdd's and fill it with pron?
 

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every time i need porn i just download it lol
then delete it when i dont need it.
porn shouldn't be deleted, you should save the max you can get :p
do like the other guy said in the other thread and "glue" the monitor to the side case, it would look great :D , and save for driver license and a car if you don't have those
btw, what happened to pinchy? dead? :p
 

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Um invest in a mutual fund until you need it
 

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