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post #21 of 28
Quote:
Originally Posted by The Duke
Wait out the vid card and go for the RAM.
Once the newer DX10 cards come out and settle down in price you have more cash saved up.
i agree the ram is the better choice by miles
    
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post #22 of 28
Power bay PSU:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817104019

That extra one gig doesn't help with FPS so much as it does with loading. I come into a server (after map change) and I'm in with the first 10% there. All the people with 1gb and less start coming in 10-30 seconds later. You get a slight egde with the 2gb vs 1gb, but I think the video card would do better.
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post #23 of 28
personally, i think neither is a good idea.... why?
well, ddr2 outdated ddr, and new DirectX10 video cards are coming out soon...

basically, my rule of thumb is go all or nothing. i sold my X2 with 2gb CXMS and 7900gtx for $1000 and bought my new rig with that money.
took a small downgrade in the video card... but it plays all my games on high currently and i'll probably get a DX10 video card soon anyways.

if you're keeping that rig when you build a new one in a year or two, then i'd go with the RAM.
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post #24 of 28
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yeah I am going to keep the rig a while longer.....plus the jumpin around in BF2 is pissin me off.....getting the PC4000 in about 2-4weeks along with my new Dell E207WFP....
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post #25 of 28
The ram will stop the skipping your getting. Believe me 2gb's make the game playable. A new gpu wont do anything for the skipping.
    
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post #26 of 28
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yeah the more and more I think the more I want the RAM, besides when DX10 comes out and matures, I will get a huge PSU and get a DX10 ATI card...
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post #27 of 28
Quote:
Originally Posted by bluedevil
yeah the more and more I think the more I want the RAM, besides when DX10 comes out and matures, I will get a huge PSU and get a DX10 ATI card...
The ram is the best choice, its "value" will last longer.
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post #28 of 28
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Lelin
The ram is the best choice, its "value" will last longer.
yeah I think the RAM is the best choice too.....along with my new dell lcd...
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