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2Gb DDR3 is really cheap right now, and 4GB RAM is very future-proof.
It's not jsut the Crysis that'd be using it- it's the entire system.

Get 4Gb, OC that CPU and you get a monster rig
my mobo supports ddr2 ram & I'm buying a corsair xms2 800mhz from a friend of mine at a really very cheap price
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my mobo supports ddr2 ram & I'm buying a corsair xms2 800mhz from a friend of mine at a really very cheap price
If it's really cheap- go ahead, can't be wrong.

About the resolution - Trust me, I had Ath II 260 until 1 month ago - your CPU does bottleneck an HD5770 at this resolution.
No need to OC the GPU, but if you haven't already - OC the CPU. There are very cheap aftermarket coolers, like my Alpine64, they're practically free by now.
You'll get a serous FPS boost with OCed 240.
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post #23 of 28
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If it's really cheap- go ahead, can't be wrong.

About the resolution - Trust me, I had Ath II 260 until 1 month ago - your CPU does bottleneck an HD5770 at this resolution.
No need to OC the GPU, but if you haven't already - OC the CPU. There are very cheap aftermarket coolers, like my Alpine64, they're practically free by now.
You'll get a serous FPS boost with OCed 240.
my mobo is a crap,it doesnt allow oc at all....btw,is there a way to unlock L3 cache in my athlonII x2?
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post #24 of 28
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my mobo is a crap,it doesnt allow oc at all....btw,is there a way to unlock L3 cache in my athlonII x2?
Ath II x2 are not unlockable AFAIK. At least mine didn't unlock, and I haven't found any that did. It's native dual-core with different architecture than the PhII. I think it doesn't have l3 cache on die. That's what I've read at least..

Sorry to hear about the mobo.. Then.. maybe it'd be better to not get the additional 2Gb, and spare for DDR3 mobo...

EDIT: Crysis imprint on my system- 1.93GB total RAM used, system + Crysis @Contact level.
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post #25 of 28
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I game on a 22" samsung HD tv @ 1360x768,
I'm happy at this resolution because it suits my needs
Now that sound like my too. I have 27" 1920x1080 and I play on 1680x1050.
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post #26 of 28
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Ath II x2 are not unlockable AFAIK. At least mine didn't unlock, and I haven't found any that did. It's native dual-core with different architecture than the PhII. I think it doesn't have l3 cache on die. That's what I've read at least..

Sorry to hear about the mobo.. Then.. maybe it'd be better to not get the additional 2Gb, and spare for DDR3 mobo...

EDIT: Crysis imprint on my system- 1.93GB total RAM used, system + Crysis @Contact level.
no I'll get 2gb ddr2 ram because the same friend will also provide me a decent ddr2 mobo at an extremely low cost,even much lowerer than a cheap ddr3 mobo,
btw,
I have seen some OCN members unlocking L3 cache on the athlonII x4/x3 cpu
Edited by Aniket - 4/28/11 at 3:16pm
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Now that sound like my too. I have 27" 1920x1080 and I play on 1680x1050.
actually my monitors native resolution is 1360x768,
so cant go beyond that resolution....and I dont need to
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post #28 of 28
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Originally Posted by Aniket View Post
no I'll get 2gb ddr2 ram because the same friend will also provide me a decent ddr2 mobo at an extremely low cost,even much lowerer than a cheap ddr3 mobo,
btw,
I have seen some OCN members unlocking L3 cache on the athlonII x4/x3 cpu
Yes, yes, Ath x3 is a native Quad, but Ath x2 is a native Dual. Stripped of all the extras, nothing to unlock there.
I also hoped to get something more out of my 260, but nada..
Edited by ronnin426850 - 4/28/11 at 3:26pm
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