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    Cool Plans for 2008!

    Hey all, what are you planning to do to your computer in 2008?

    For me, by the end of 08, I am hoping for this setup

    AMD Athlon 64 x2 6400+
    8GB of RAM
    4x 250GB HDD
    SLi nVidia 8800GT 512mb
    Windows Vista x64
    New ultra high end motherboard with Socket AM2+

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    core 2 somethin...
    8800 GT maybe SLi
    POSSIBLY clean it along with a possible disk defrag and clean up and all that good stuff

    ( i just realized my green lights havent been turned on in about 7 months)
    What?

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    You don't defrag? I defrag twice a day, Vista does the auto defrag at 11AM, and I defrag just before bed, so its nice and quick in the morning.

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    i do my c drive everyday, and my d about once a week. im also an obsessive mcaffee quickcleaner :P

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    im waiten for those dual 3870's thats gona be my next big upgrade. then probly a new mobo...

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    i don't think there's a point to defrag that frequently Gareth. i just do it once i remember.. and i do it with O&O defragmenter. has several modes... i use defrag by name. it puts the files according to the structure of folders and filenames. that way it has very fast access.

    for windows booting it might not be that helpful but still.. the perfect way would be to have files needed to boot at the start of the disk..

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    Back on topic, my plans are quite minuscule compared to everyone's - I'll be selling my 2x512MB sticks and getting 2x 1GB. I need more memory for Battlefield My board only has two slots, so don't ask why I'm selling the other sticks

    I'll also be getting a new CPU and GPU cooler just after new year: most likely the Zalman CNPS7000B-CU and VF-700-Cu-LED.

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    you should see a decent improvment with that still, twice the memory to play with and more room to overclock

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    Plans already have been delayed! I am uncertain about the CPU, as my motherboard died, so I had to get a new motherboard with the money I was going to spend on the CPU, I just love this........ every time, every single time, something has to corrupt my plans.

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    sorry to hear that mate. thats realy sucky

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    Indeed, ill have to find out whats going to happen.

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    My plans for 2008 are not to spend as much money on upgrades!!!!!!
    Wether i manage this is another matter!!!!!!! (theres always something that drops in price thats impossible to refuse)

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    Wow, what an old thread I got an email notice for! Its very interesting to see how the plans we had changed. (mine at least) How have yours changed, if any?

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    I Wasn't Even Here At The Time!

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    Funny how things often not work out the way we intended, eh?

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