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Old 11-10-2012, 07:59 PM   #1
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Default What to buy from Amazon with gift cards

Well I've been pondering & pondering but I just can't decide on what I'd really like to get from Amazon so I figured I'd open it up to suggestions. I've kindof narrowed it down to a PC peripheral but the real question is, which one?

The specs on my PC are in my signature, here are the peripherals that I have hooked in:

Logitech G15 keyboard
Logitech G5 mouse
Xbox 360 HD-DVD player
Canon Pixma ip5000 printer
Samsung ML-2165W laser printer
SteelSeries Siberia v2 headphones
M-Audio Studiophile AV-30 speakers
Belkin Nostromo N50
Logitech Freedom 2.4 wireless joystick
SteelSeries Qck mousepad

I thought about upgrading my home theater using it but it'd be a minor drop in the bucket since upgrading my speakers from my current Paradigm Atom v5 speakers would be well over what I want to spend. The item (or items) needs to be about $100 although a bit more can't hurt. Thanks for the suggestions.
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Old 11-11-2012, 03:25 PM   #2
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No suggestions at all?
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Old 11-11-2012, 03:49 PM   #3
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buy a monitor calibration device
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Old 11-17-2012, 04:51 PM   #4
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That is an interesting thought but I'm not sure if it would be worth my while or not since I really don't do any intensive image or video processing. Any other suggestions?
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Old 11-18-2012, 06:35 AM   #5
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I can suggest that you avoid Logitech keyboards and get something mechanical.

I can also tell you to avoid the 360 HD-DVD player, unless you have a large HD-DVD library. I only bought mine because it was cheaper than just the remote that's bundled with it.

I'd also avoid buying mousepads online, unless you're replacing a very similar model.
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