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Do you upgrade your PC for Christmas?

Do you upgrade your PC for Christmas?

  • Yes, I gift myself an upgrade

    Votes: 1,189 19.5%
  • Yes, I ask for specific hardware gifts

    Votes: 328 5.4%
  • Yes, I buy with Xmas money/coupons I get

    Votes: 144 2.4%
  • No, I buy new hardware whenever I want

    Votes: 3,012 49.5%
  • Dear Santa, I want an iPad

    Votes: 240 3.9%
  • I'll be happy with whatever I get

    Votes: 1,169 19.2%

  • Total voters
  • Poll closed .
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Jun 16, 2009
5,123 (1.63/day)
North of Germany
System Name Heatbitch / The Dark Tower / Custom Acer
Processor AMD Phenom 2 X4 960T @ 4200mhz 1,44v,3130NB /Q9550 3.4ghz 1.20v/ X2 260 1.42v @3.6
Motherboard Asus M4A89GTD PRO / Asus Rampage Formula/Foxconn A7DA-S 3.0
Cooling Heatkiller 3.0 LT,Laing DDC+,Octakaideca-Rad /EK SP,Tt 400L, B.Ice XT2/Xiggy Black Knight
Memory 4x2gb Transcend 2400 CL10 1.65v: 1600 7-8-7-24-40 1.65 /Dominator 1066 2GB/Ripjaws 2000 CL9 4GB
Video Card(s) 6970, soon to be WCed/ 4870x2 HK Full Cover WC´d / 2xGeforce 8800GT HyperSLI
Storage 128gb Vertex 3, 32GB Ultradrive GX2, 320GB+500GB+2x1TB F1 /160gb Maxtor,500gb F1/ 160GB WD
Display(s) LG Flatron 23" W2353V /Benq 19" FP93E-S/TFT 17"
Case Thermaltake Shark /Superflower SF-860B/Acer m-ATX Tower
Audio Device(s) Realtek Onboard Sound, on all of them
Power Supply Corsair TX850/ OCZ Modxstream-Pro 600W/ MS-Tech 750w
Software XP 32bit Professional+ Win7 64Bit Ultimate
Benchmark Scores 3DMark Vantage: P21385 3DM11: P5920
There is a point missing: " Im not quite sure yet" would have been my answer ;)
Jan 31, 2011
1,698 (0.67/day)
System Name TeraUltima 7
Processor Intel Core i5 3570K @4Ghz
Motherboard ASRock Z68 Pro3-M
Cooling DeepCool Ice Berg Pro "Black Edition"
Memory Kingston Hyper X 16GB DDR3 1866
Video Card(s) Palit GeForce GTX 1070 Super JetStream
Storage Crucial MX100 256GB SSD + 1TB Seagate HDD
Display(s) LG 23MP68VQ-P IPS 75HZ 23" MONITOR
Case Aerocool Dead Silence Black Edition Cube
Audio Device(s) Onboard Realtek ALC892 7.1 HD Audio
Power Supply OCZ Stealth X Stream II 600W
Mouse Logitech G400S | Wacom Intuos CTH-480
Keyboard A4Tech G800V Gaming Keyboard
Software Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit SP1
Benchmark Scores http://www.3dmark.com/fs/9470441
id love to finally get an 16:9 19" LED (still stuck with a 17" 5:4 LCD), but dunno i might just save some monies for games and for my extra schooling, im poor so... >_>
Feb 14, 2010
1,647 (0.57/day)
Processor just a few i7's all AMD's gone to friends
Motherboard Mother F%#@& am I board
Cooling It's called Alberta Canada.
Memory Don't remember.
Video Card(s) Hope for blckjack
Storage hurt my toe's when droped
Display(s) never big enough
Case I think they call it a lost case
Audio Device(s) What speek up I'm old.
Power Supply Good old coffee
Software when you get this old everything is soft
Benchmark Scores Always on the bench never on the field.
I think this is wrong time of the year to buy harware. I almost allways wait untill march/april. CES products that are not a dream will be out by then.


Addicted to Bacon and StarCrunches!!!
Sep 6, 2009
19,527 (6.39/day)
Chatsworth, GA
System Name The StarCrunch Defender! | X58 Cruncher!
Processor I7 6700K @ STOCK | Intel I7-920
Motherboard Gigabyte Z170X-UD5 | Alienware MS-7543 X58
Cooling Corsair A70 Push/Pull | Corsair H50
Memory Crucial Ballistix DDR4 2400 MHz | Pereema 3x2GB DDR3
Video Card(s) Gigabyte Gaming G1 GTX 1070 | Gigabyte 7970 3GB
Storage 2x Samsung Pro 256GB M.2 SSD's in Raid 0 | 4TB Western Digital SATA drive
Display(s) ViewSonic VG2227wm 1080P | OLD viewsonics
Case NZXT Tempest 410 Elite | NZXT Source 210
Audio Device(s) Onboard
Power Supply Corsair 750TX | Enermax Liberty 500W
Mouse MX518 | MX502
Keyboard TESORO Mechanical | ANZO Mechanical
Software Windows 10 Pro on both
My wife bought the first piece of my upgrade then I traded for the rest she bought my ram too. Also she is considering my new HTC incredible a xmas gift as well :)
Jan 19, 2009
318 (0.10/day)
New York, NY
System Name The Baconator
Processor Phenom II X4 965 @ 4.00GHz
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-790FX
Cooling Zalman 9900 CPU Cooler
Memory 16Gb DDR3 @ 1600MHz
Video Card(s) ATi Radeon HD 5870
Storage OS: WD 300Gb @ 10,000rpm. Storage: 2 x 1Tb @ 7,200rpm
Display(s) ASUS 27" LED 1080p Monitor
Case Cooler Master Sniper Medium Tower
Audio Device(s) MoBo Integrated
Power Supply Corsair PSU 750W
Software Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Why is there an iPad option? o_O
I mean, we could have so many other options... Android tablets, WebOS tablets, Windows tablets, etc...


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Dec 27, 2011
2 (0.00/day)
System Name Jessica
Processor i2500K @ 4.2 GHZ
Motherboard Asus R.O.G. MAXIMUS IV Gene-Z
Cooling Cooler Master V8
Memory G.Skill Ripjaws 2133 MHZ @1,5v CAS 11
Video Card(s) ATI 5850 @ Default
Storage Crucial M4 SSD (Boot), Several WD HDD
Display(s) HP w2338h & HP w2207
Case Cooler MAster HAF 912 (Baby HAF)
Audio Device(s) Creative Labs Sound Blaster X-Fi Titanium @ Inspire P5800
Power Supply Cooler Master GX 650
Software Win NT 6.1 x64 7601 (Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Bits SP1)
Well it depends when i have the money to do it, but i think holidays is just perfect to do so
Dec 5, 2013
7 (0.00/day)
System Name BearaCUDA
Processor CPU=Enough
Motherboard MB=SWEET
Cooling C*=Coolness
Memory MEM=Happiness
Video Card(s) GPU=4SCIENCE!
Storage HDD=1 Gigabit
Display(s) TV=3D
Case Smart
Audio Device(s) All Access
Power Supply Angelic
Software Left handed
Benchmark Scores No!
is this like a survey? whatever. I always upgrade all year round. when I was a wee peep I would ask my mom for a new gpu because I would know I would be getting High end that way! C:
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