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post #11 of 20
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2) gpu evga gtx 460
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130570
$139.99 with rebates....

I think will order this one then, thank you so much!
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post #12 of 20
Your welcome!

Just a fair warning though.. The Nvidia 400 can be a little louder than other gpus. And if you wanted to upgrade your cpu and make it worth your money you would also have to upgrade your motherboard.
Edited by SymSne - 8/7/11 at 11:19am
    
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post #13 of 20
nope gf100 r loud gtx 470 an gtx 480 and gtx 465...
gf 104 r really cool and quiet....ie. gtx 460...
post #14 of 20
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Well I think have that video card in my computer right now, its not that loud. Would it be better if i upgraded my computer then instead?





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AMD Phenom BE 965

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post #15 of 20
for cpu u could get a second hand q9450 or 9550 for cheap.....
anything less than that would not be a worthy upgrade....
post #16 of 20
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Originally Posted by moonshine6456 View Post
Well I think have that video card in my computer right now, its not that loud. Would it be better if i upgraded my computer then instead?





Processor:

AMD Phenom BE 965

http://i26.tinypic.com/5kmzcn.jpg
no need to spend on mobo too...a q9450/9550 r almost same and sometimes better in performance as phenom x4 965


see this link
http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/88?vs=50
post #17 of 20
I was thinking upgrade to i5 2500k for apx 275. With http://www.Newegg.com/Product/Produc...tem=13-138-313 and http://www.Newegg.com/Product/Produc...tem=19-115-072. What dovyou use your computer for. Gaming? Work? How many dimms of ram do you have? Alot of things factor into the decision.
    
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post #18 of 20
Either you get a Q9550, or get a new motherboard and a 2500k.
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post #19 of 20
On your board you're probably best off with a G0 Q6600 (ebay) and something like a GTX460 or maybe ATI 6870. Unless I'm not remembering right the P43 can't make the FSB needed for a Q9xxx, but someone correct me if I'm wrong.
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post #20 of 20
Quote:
Originally Posted by 2thAche View Post
On your board you're probably best off with a G0 Q6600 (ebay) and something like a GTX460 or maybe ATI 6870. Unless I'm not remembering right the P43 can't make the FSB needed for a Q9xxx, but someone correct me if I'm wrong.
p43 does support q9xxx cpu's i just saw the gigabyte cpu support page for the op's mobo...

so he should get a used q9550 for cheap...
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