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I was planning on an Opty 165 and a 7900GT.

Is there a better way that I can spend $350? I'm hoping for 60+ FPS in Dark Messiah at max detail. Will this do that for me?
    
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post #2 of 29
I really dont see where else you could change....good ram....cpu+gpu would be a deadly booster...go for it!
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No waiting for DX10?

R600 is due for early next year...no?
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post #4 of 29
seems liek you got about the best you are going to do
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post #5 of 29
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Not gonna get 1st gen DX10 straight outta the gates.

Crap, the $180 7900GT disappeared... Will there be a big difference between it and a 7900GS?
    
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post #6 of 29
it kicks its ass thats what

dont get the gs

search around

see if you can get a CPU 7900gt and an Xfi if you can spare some cash
    
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post #7 of 29
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$375 is absolute max budget.
    
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post #8 of 29
I would say get a 7900GTO and an X-FI. That 3200 at 2.46GHz should be enough for now and most games arn't multi-threaded so dual-core CPUs won't give you a boost in game FPS
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post #9 of 29
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Crap... the Opy just went out of stock on newegg, again...
    
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post #10 of 29
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Any ATI card that can compete with a 7900 GT for the same price?
    
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