$100 Upgrade

Current Build:
Case: NZXT Switch 810
Motherboard: ASUS Maximus IV Extreme
CPU: i5 2500K
CPU Cooler: Noctua NH-D14
Ram: 8GB (2x4GB) Patriot Gamer 2,
GPU: XFX Double D Radeon 7850
PSU: Corsair HX750
HDD:Toshiba 2.5" 500GB, Barracuda 3TB

I am wondering what upgrades can I make with $100 budget. I was thinking a ssd but there isn't any good ssd around $100 budget.
Please make any suggestion!
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  1. SSD, you can get a solid 128gb for 100 dollars now :) If not an SSD, get RAM.
  2. Best answer
    An SSD would be fairly good. You might be able to get your hands on a Samsung 830 128GB (if you can find one) for ~$100, I know the Crucial M4's are going at $110 right now.
    Crucial M4 128GB. $110

    Other than that, don't really see anything outright beneficial you could do with it.
    - Maybe some aftermarket fans, a controller and damping foam, quieten the rig a bit.
    - Some LED lighting to make it glow, though from your pic it looks like you already have.
    - Squirrel the money away toward a custom water loop.
    - Another 8GB of RAM and a $30 sound card. Kinda pointless though.

    Or not on the rig at all. Drop the $100 on some new speakers/headphones, mouse or keyboard. Even a new chair or desk.
  3. Which is better the M4 128GB or Samsung 830 128GB?
  4. Samsung 830, though they have virtually disappeared from retailers now that the 840 series has released.
  5. Best answer selected by Xlerator.
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