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post #11 of 22
I also vote for a CPU. Might consider saving up for C2D as well.
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post #12 of 22
Get a cheap 939 X2 now for $120 and overclock it. Your GPU will still be the bottleneck in almost all cases so no point in a C2D now. When Crysis comes out in 5 months, upgrade then for a cheap DX10 card. DX10 card prices are still dropping while 939 CPU prices are bottoming out.
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post #13 of 22
Quote:
Originally Posted by pow3rtr1p View Post
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.

Just my vote, though.
Agreed
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Get a cheap 939 X2 now for $120 and overclock it. Your GPU will still be the bottleneck in almost all cases so no point in a C2D now. When Crysis comes out in 5 months, upgrade then for a cheap DX10 card. DX10 card prices are still dropping while 939 CPU prices are bottoming out.
I think it is an am2 build he has looking at his ram
 
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post #14 of 22
Quote:
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I think it is an am2 build he has looking at his ram
Do they make a 3500+ AM2 though? It is AM2 though....
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post #16 of 22
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I think i will go for the CPU but which one? i was thinking of an x2 4200+ or a 4400+
please help
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post #17 of 22
*edit*
Never mind... thought he had s939 mobo.
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post #18 of 22
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I think i will go for the CPU but which one? i was thinking of an x2 4200+ or a 4400+
please help
X2 3600+ Brisbane, Look at the OC thread for these i think3 or 4 are over 3 GHZ and plus its 65nm technology so it runs cooler
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post #19 of 22
GPU and overclock your CPU. Best bang out of that.
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post #20 of 22
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X2 3600+ Brisbane, Look at the OC thread for these i think3 or 4 are over 3 GHZ and plus its 65nm technology so it runs cooler
As coltsrock says get the 3600+ and overclock it, nice and cheap and OC's well
 
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