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Whats the problem with the one in your sig rig?
Its a Good Computer but its motherboard is old, Dosent support DDR3 or X6's
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Does Newegg ship to the UK ?
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Does Newegg ship to the UK ?
Don't think so, and even if it did you'd probably have to pay VAT and import tax. Then, you might have issues with returns/warranty etc...
post #14 of 23
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Its a Good Computer but its motherboard is old, Dosent support DDR3 or X6's
DDR3 won't net you much of any performance gain. And what are you doing that fully loads your x4?

Newer better AMD toys are a month or so away.
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post #15 of 23
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I am planning on playing FSX while lag free
I want to make games like GTA , BFBC2 and Blackops Lag free, I have upgraded my Card its just the CPU is falling behind and since I will probably overclock in the future I need a good Mobo
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post #16 of 23
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Originally Posted by lukeibob View Post
I am planning on playing FSX while lag free
I want to make games like GTA , BFBC2 and Blackops Lag free, I have upgraded my Card its just the CPU is falling behind and since I will probably overclock in the future I need a good Mobo
Wait, your Phenom II x4 is falling behind the HD 5850? You got something wrong, mate!
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That thing would die with an X6
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post #18 of 23
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Wait, your Phenom II x4 is falling behind the HD 5850? You got something wrong, mate!
His CPU is fine, what I think he really needs is a new GPU.

(your lag isn't coming from your CPU bud.)

You said you upgraded your card, well a 5850 isn't good enough to play these 'lag free' that card isn't even powerful, should've forked out more, I run all those games MAXED out on my GTX 480 with no lag fine.
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post #19 of 23
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His CPU is fine, what I think he really needs is a new GPU.

(your lag isn't coming from your CPU bud.)

You said you upgraded your card, well a 5850 isn't good enough to play these 'lag free' that card isn't even powerful, should've forked out more, I run all those games MAXED out on my GTX 480 with no lag fine.
5850 is plenty powerful as I own it and put it in my newer Sandy rig and it pretty much stays at the black ops FPS (hovers around 91-92) So to say this card is not powerful at all is silly. Black ops is mostly CPU bound as I've seen benchmarks start at 2ghz-4ghz and it scaled all the way up. So even higher than 4ghz would have granted more FPS. My 5850 on my Q6600 in black ops the fps went up and down more often, but on the Sandy it stays mostly steady. Way more than enough for black ops.

So the bottleneck is definitely more likely in the CPU than the GPU. 5850 is more like AMDs 470. 470 maybe be better in certain games, but similar in others. If the CPU is not overclocked then to get smoother gameplay it will help to do so.
Edited by Error lVlacro - 5/23/11 at 5:28pm
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post #20 of 23
A 5850 is more than enough for games like BFBC2 and BlackOps.

With my athlon ii x4 + my 5850 get above 60 frames in BFBC2 and well over 90 in BlackOps.

Whatever you decide to do do not get rid of the 5850 if anything add another.
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