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post #11 of 23
Well how much money are you willing to spend? An A64 X2, a couple of Raptors in RAID and a 7900 or X1900 would be about the best you could do.
post #12 of 23
Find a good stepping opty 165, the best seems to be ccbbe and ccb1e. another stepping ccbwe is said to be more like the a64 x2's when it comes to overclocking.

I myself have been thinking about stepping to a dual core or opty, hopefully I'll find a nice 165 in my price range.
post #13 of 23
With your current system, a good known X2 OCer and vid card upping would be the path.
Everything else is very solid
    
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Ok, am looking to make my pc even faster. What upgrades do you guys suggest?

P.s. I dont want to move to conroe yet.

Shucks, I was close to typing CONROE and I saw the PS
    
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post #15 of 23
Some possible stuff:

FX-55
Any X2 processor
New video card

But remember if you go with a new CPU when the conroe time comes (if it does) it will be harder to upgrade then because you've invested more money into a system that you can't carry parts over from.
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post #16 of 23
x 2 4400 like mine is good for now.I have decent system the way it is.Nice scores too,times and benches.I boot @ 2.8 but really I not try to hard only for some benches.I know can go higher but, I need time to set up and go more,and I boot in windows only in half bar.
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post #17 of 23
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Originally Posted by Fishie36
But remember if you go with a new CPU when the conroe time comes (if it does) it will be harder to upgrade then because you've invested more money into a system that you can't carry parts over from.
He will just have an extra folding rig.
post #18 of 23
7900GTO, and another HDD for RAID-0....or 3 more..and RAID all 4! *****
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post #19 of 23
I would agree with sideburns, you have the card squared away as you said, maybe raid if you want it, but your processor is oced very well, and you have 2gb of decent quality ram... So maybe just the choice of card... those 7900GTO's seem to be a great buy.
     
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post #20 of 23
Your best move would be to grab a X1900XT, you'll have no problem with hitting 6,000 in 3dmark06 with that cpu @ 2.9ghz. Buying a 165 and ocing to 3.0ghz won't help you much (think 6500-7000 in 3d05). You may want to grab a new psu too, I don't know how good the one you have is.
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