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my cpu is a major bottle neck even to a 9400gt (yes a 9400gt). my resulution is 1400x900 and a 19" screen. i was gping to get a 460gtx but i beed to upgrade my cpu ect first. heres the thing. i will need a new mobo, ram, cpu, psu, and if the boards not matx, a new case... im only going to play cod games and i would like at least a steady 45fps on medium settings for black ops/ mw2. can you recomend a good cpu and gpu for this? i can pick the rest.

heres my current specs (17fps lowest settings on cod 5 )

pentium d 805 (2.66ghz)
9400gt
old emachines case
crappy intel board from around 2004
2 160gb hardrives

also if a cpu and gpu for those fps at med settings is really cheap, recomend something for those speeds at high settings.

thx and sorry im on a ipod so exuse any mistakes in spelling ect.
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my cpu is a major bottle neck even to a 9400gt (yes a 9400gt). my resulution is 1400x900 and a 19" screen. i was gping to get a 460gtx but i beed to upgrade my cpu ect first. heres the thing. i will need a new mobo, ram, cpu, psu, and if the boards not matx, a new case... im only going to play cod games and i would like at least a steady 45fps on medium settings for black ops/ mw2. can you recomend a good cpu and gpu for this? i can pick the rest.

heres my current specs (17fps lowest settings on cod 5 )

pentium d 805 (2.66ghz)
9400gt
old emachines case
crappy intel board from around 2004
2 160gb hardrives

also if a cpu and gpu for those fps at med settings is really cheap, recomend something for those speeds at high settings.

thx and sorry im on a ipod so exuse any mistakes in spelling ect.
To max MW2 you would need at least a mobile version of the pentium 1 at AT LEAST 100mhz, for BloPS you NEED at least dual core I7 990X clocked at 4.5, JUST to get the lag out of the title screen.
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budget?

you can max both of those games with any modern hardware and a gtx 460

your current setup would certainly bottleneck a 460 but youd still be able to play your games maxed or damn near maxed
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budget?

you can max both of those games with any modern hardware and a gtx 460

your current setup would certainly bottleneck a 460 but youd still be able to play your games maxed or damn near maxed
sorry forgotbudget lol. ill def go with the gtx 460 to future proof a bit. so you think i can get near maxed on mw2 and bo with a gtx 460 and a pentium d? around what fps would you say? and also what cpu should i look into? i was thinking a 955 but id like to keep it closer to $100. but hey i guess i can dish out an extra $20.
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I7 980x and 2 6970 crossfire
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I7 980x and 2 6970 crossfire
a 980 alone is double my budget
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