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£500 Upgrade

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December 30, 2012 3:57:53 AM

Approximate Purchase Date: e.g.: before February

Budget Range: £550

System Usage from Most to Least Important: gaming (TF2, BF3, Minecraft, Civ 5, Far Cry), Lots of Lightroom/photoshop and video editiong

Are you buying a monitor: Yes (a new ips pane;

Parts to Upgrade: Anything that you see fit, and RAM

Do you need to buy OS: No

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: pcpartpicker.com/uk/
Make sure it has the slash uk or it will be in us dollars

Location: City, State/Region, Country - London, UK

Parts Preferences: anything

Overclocking: Yes

SLI or Crossfire: If you see fit
Your Monitor Resolution: 1080p

Additional Comments: I would like to upgrade to 16GB RAM and buy an IPS monitor, so that's about £200 gone. I'm wondering what to spend the other £350 on.

And Most Importantly, Why Are You Upgrading: I am doing a lot more PhotoShop work now.

Current build
I5-2500k w/ Hyper 212EVO
Gigabyte G1.SNIPER2 w/ 8GB Mushkin 1600
XFX 7970
HX1050
OCZ Octane 128GB + WD Green 3TB
650D

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