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What are you upgrading this holiday season?

What are you upgrading this holiday season?

  • CPU

    Votes: 1,191 7.4%
  • GPU

    Votes: 2,588 16.0%
  • RAM

    Votes: 375 2.3%
  • Storage

    Votes: 1,128 7.0%
  • Monitor

    Votes: 823 5.1%
  • A whole new PC

    Votes: 1,614 10.0%
  • Nothing

    Votes: 8,435 52.2%

  • Total voters
  • Poll closed .
Mar 26, 2010
8,506 (2.29/day)
Jakarta, Indonesia
System Name micropage7
Processor Intel Xeon X3470
Motherboard Gigabyte Technology Co. Ltd. P55A-UD3R (Socket 1156)
Cooling Enermax ETS-T40F
Memory Samsung 8.00GB Dual-Channel DDR3
Video Card(s) NVIDIA Quadro FX 1800
Storage V-GEN03AS18EU120GB, Seagate 2 x 1TB and Seagate 4TB
Display(s) Samsung 21 inch LCD Wide Screen
Case Icute Super 18
Audio Device(s) Auzentech X-Fi Forte
Power Supply Silverstone 600 Watt
Mouse Logitech G502
Keyboard Sades Excalibur + Taihao keycaps
Software Win 7 64-bit
Benchmark Scores Classified
new mousepad not counted?
Dec 6, 2005
10,770 (2.04/day)
Manchester, NH
System Name Working on it ;)
Processor I7-4790K (Stock speeds right now)
Motherboard MSI Z97 U3 Plus
Cooling Be Quiet Pure Rock Air
Memory 16GB 4x4 G.Skill CAS9 2133 Sniper
Video Card(s) GIGABYTE Vega 64 (Non Reference)
Storage Samsung EVO 500GB / 8 Different WDs / QNAP TS-253 8GB NAS with 2x2Tb WD Black
Display(s) 34" LG 34CB88-P 21:9 Curved UltraWide QHD (3440*1440) *FREE_SYNC*
Case Rosewill Challenger
Audio Device(s) Onboard + HD HDMI
Power Supply Corsair HX750 (love it)
Mouse Logitech G5
Keyboard Corsair Strafe RGB & G610 Orion Red
Software Win 10 upgraded from Win 7 Pro
A third x58 rig for crunching, all used parts. I wanted larger HDDs for my QNap but no good deals to be had.

@W1zzard , that i7-4790 is getting long in the teeth, but still a relevant CPU... but Win 7? :p
May 22, 2010
417 (0.11/day)
System Name Simon
Processor Core i7 5820K @ 4.4GHz @1.25v core, 1.9v input, 1.12v system agent, 0.9v cache - 24/7 & P95 stable
Motherboard ASUS X99 Deluxe U3.1, BIOS 3101
Cooling Corsair H110i GTX + 2 x Corsair ML140 Pro Red LED, exhaust @ top panel
Memory Corsair Vengeance LPX 4x 8GB 2666 MHz 16, 18, 18, 35, 2T (Stock)
Video Card(s) MSI GTX 1080 Gaming X (OC BIOS), +60 MHz GPU, +450 MHz Memory
Storage Samsung 960 Evo 500 Gb, WD Green + White Label, total 17 TB
Display(s) 3x Samsung CFG73 (24" 1920x1080, 144Hz) in 2D Surround, LG C7 OLED TV (55", 4K, 60Hz)
Case Corsair 760T + Corsair SP120 Perf.Ed. + 3x ML 140 Pro Red + DEMCI Dust Filter Kit + DeepCool RGB LED
Audio Device(s) Creative SB Z, Schiit Modi 2U + SMSL SP200, Hifiman 4XX, beyerdynamic 770 Pro 250Ω, Audeze iSine 10
Power Supply Corsair RM1000i + APC BackUPS RS1500 (modded w/ 130 AH Kung Long Batteries) + APC Smart UPS SUA1500i
Mouse Razer Naga Chroma + Reflex Lab Extended Mouse Pad + Xbox One S Controller + 3 x Xbox 360 Controllers
Keyboard Corsiar K70 RGB (2016 Edition) Cherry Mx Red w/ custom Arabic-legend shine-through keycaps
Software Windows 10 Pro x64 - ver. 1909
Benchmark Scores Onkyo TX-NR626 AV Receiver, speakers: 4x Yamaha NS-M325 + Yamaha NS-C3290 + Proson Libre Sub 8.1
Already did my shopping: Beyerdynamic DT 770 pro headphones.
Sep 9, 2013
96 (0.04/day)
System Name Massi
Processor Intel i7 9600K, 6 core @5Ghz
Motherboard Gigabyte Z390 GAMING SLI
Cooling Noctua NH-U14S 140mm
Memory 16GB DDR4 Corsair Vengeance 3600Mhz
Video Card(s) MSI GTX 1660 Super Ventus 6GB
Storage Samsung 970 PRO M.2 1TB
Display(s) Asus 27" PG278QR TN LED 1ms, 2560x1440, 165hz
Case Corsair Obsidian 450D, Noctua fans in front, up, and back
Audio Device(s) ALC1220-VB Onboard
Power Supply Corsair RM850x 850W
Mouse Asus Gladius Optical Gaming
Keyboard Black, Lenovo
Software Windows 10
Bought Samsung 970 EVO 1TB M.2 SSD.. putting together a new computer with Z390 board. was using normal HDD 5400rpm so this will be a giant leap :)


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Jun 8, 2011
6,938 (2.12/day)
Somerset, UK
System Name Not so complete or overkill
Processor 5960X @ 4.20Ghz @ 1.06v - For Crunching!!
Motherboard MSI X99 Titanium Gaming
Cooling Custom loop with old bits and pieces that I need to replace
Memory G Skill TridentX 3466 non RGB..
Video Card(s) 2 x EVGA GTX 1080 Ti SC Black Edition
Storage Sandisk 120Gb SSD, 2 x 2Tb Sammy 3.5" drives - Need more drives!!
Display(s) 3 x 23" LG IPS panels (can't remember model!!)
Case 10mm thick MDF on plastic risers.. It's kinda a case??
Audio Device(s) Onboard
Power Supply EVGA T2 1200w
Mouse Corsair thingy
Keyboard Corsair thingy
Software Windows 10
Benchmark Scores It's not to bad.. More importantly, it works!!
There's a lot of things I'd like to buy, having the money and actually needing them is another altogether.... lol

There's a bit of a list and I'd rather not bore anyone with the details but hopefully when I have some money I'll be able to get something from the list :) Until then, I'm just looking at prices and wishing :)
Oct 21, 2005
5,899 (1.11/day)
System Name Small ATX Desktop
Processor Intel i5 8600K
Motherboard Asrock Z370 Taichi
Cooling Phanteks PH-TC14PE CPU HSF, Arctic MonoPlus VGA HSF
Memory G-Skill TridentZ 2X8GB F4-3200C14D-16GTZ
Video Card(s) Zotac 1060 6GB Mini ZT-P10600A-10L
Storage Samsung 970 Pro 512GB NVMe, Phison E12 NVMe 1TB, 1xWD4005FZBX, 2xWD10EZEX
Display(s) Dell S3220DGF 32" 2560x1440 165Hz
Case Lian Li PC A05NB
Audio Device(s) Audiotechnica ATH M50X, Antlion Mod Mic 4, SYBA SD-CM-UAUD
Power Supply Seasonic SS-660XP2 660 Watt Platinum
Mouse Zowie EC2A Mouse on Corsair MM600
Keyboard Filco Majestouch II Ninja TKL
Software Win 10 LTSC 1809
No money for it right now.
Oct 2, 2015
2,559 (1.51/day)
System Name Ciel / Yukino
Processor AMD Ryzen R5 3400G / Intel Core i3 5005U
Motherboard Gigabyte B450 Aorus M / HP 240 G5
Cooling Wraith Spire / Stock
Memory 2x 8GB Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200MHz / 2x 4GB Hynix + Kingston DDR3L 1600MHz
Video Card(s) AMD Radeon RX Vega 11 / Intel HD 5500
Storage SSD WD Green 240GB M.2 + HDD Toshiba 2TB / SSD Kingston A400 120GB SATA
Display(s) HP w17e 1440x900 @ 75Hz/ Integrated 1366x768 @ 94Hz
Case Generic / Stock
Audio Device(s) Realtek ALC892 / Realtek ALC282
Power Supply Sentey XPP 525W / Power Brick
Mouse Logitech G203 / Elan Touchpad
Keyboard Generic / Stock
Software Windows 10 x64
The SSD arrived, I finally have space.
It looks weird under the GPU.
Aug 23, 2012
4 (0.00/day)
System Name ENIGMA
Processor AMD PHENOM II X4 980 (Stock)
Motherboard ASRock 970 Extreme 4
Cooling AIR
Memory 8GB DDR3 1333
Video Card(s) XFX Radeon HD 7970 3GB
Storage SAMSUNG 840 EVO 120GB SSD
Display(s) ELEMENT ELEFW195
Case Linkworld 313-11 ATX Mid Tower
Audio Device(s) XFX Radeon HD 7970 3GB (HDMI Out)
Power Supply Toughpower XT 750W
Mouse Logitech M525
Keyboard Logitech G105
My previous PC:
Phenom II x4 980
AMD 7970

My current PC:
Ryzen 5 1600
I was going to keep my 7970, but it died before I got the new PC. R.I.P. HD 7970 :(


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