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I am thinking of buying another 7600 but i am not sure. will it be better if I buy an x2. I really want to play cysis when it comes out. so should I buy a new cpu or a new gpu????
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post #2 of 22
I vote for CPU.

You may bottleneck with SLI with your current CPU. Is it a single core? I'm not an AMD guy.
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post #3 of 22
Buy an 8600 or 8800 insted, or a cpu.
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post #4 of 22
Depends on what you can get, for crysis you are going to need both a new CPU & GPU. but another 7600GT would be better than a new CPU no doubt.
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Both your CPU and GPU will be very weak for Crysis even in DX9. My advice is get the best CPU you can afford then get the best DX10 GPU when you can afford it. You have more time on the GPU as nothing is out for DX10 yet.
 
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yes but will I be able to play crysis?
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post #7 of 22
Either buy a C2D now or save up for a 8800. Don't waste your money on another 7600.
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post #8 of 22
Quote:
Originally Posted by Chapstick View Post
Either buy a C2D now or save up for a 8800. Don't waste your money on another 7600.
Yes I agree
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post #9 of 22
Quote:
Originally Posted by Chapstick View Post
Either buy a C2D now or save up for a 8800. Don't waste your money on another 7600.
Indeed, I would say get a cheap C2D and OC it.
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post #10 of 22
I say get the CPU I have (I assume your current rig is AM2) and a 2 GB set of good RAM. Then, get a DX10 video card when you get Crysis. RAM is at the lowest prices I've ever seen!

CPU: Brisbane 3600+: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103046
RAM: G Skill HZs: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231065

Total Price: $188.99

Then...

Video Card: 320MB 8800GTS: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130082

By the time Crysis comes out, the card will be cheaper, and your RAM and CPU should still be able to keep up. Just my vote, though.
    
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