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Hi Guys, I need a suggestion, I wan't to upgrade my pc again, but im confused, I bought this rig last summer, and I dont feel like changing the motherboard/ram/cpu again. I feel like buying the 8800gtx, is it worth the money from what i currently have? Here are some options, tell me what you guys think. Any help appreciated

1.Buy a new VGA, keep same rig?
2.Replace cpu/motherboard/ram, keep same vga?

I play mostly online but occationally play some sp games too.

Thanks guys
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I vote for the number 2. Get new Cpu/mobo/RAM. That graphics card you have atm is fine for awhile yet. Make sure you get a mobo that still supports VGA though. Wouldn't want you to get a mobo that only supports PCI-E. Then you'd have to buy a GPU as well...
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its pci-e ;D
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its pci-e ;D

Oh, good. Even better. I say go for 2 even more now.
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I vote for the number 2. Get new Cpu/mobo/RAM. That graphics card you have atm is fine for awhile yet. Make sure you get a mobo that still supports VGA though. Wouldn't want you to get a mobo that only supports PCI-E. Then you'd have to buy a GPU as well...
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build a strong foundation for the system so that you can put great graphics in it later without a bottle neck.
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build a strong foundation for the system so that you can put great graphics in it later without a bottle neck.
Yea, thats a good point actually, I got wicked bottleneck from my processor for some reason, even though it should have been able to handle it nicely, all the problems went away after I OCed it...but case in point, making sure you have a good processor is in my opinion, more important than getting a good GPU.
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Yea #2..

You must have built your computer at a Bad time last summer...

GO C2D!!!
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Ya i was under tight budget lol I focused more money on the GPU. Now I'll go with a good No2 choice, a c2d 6600 i'm thinking, some good motherboard, maybe one withh 1066Mhz for ram, not sure which one yet and not sure if to get 800Mhz ram. Most bundles are with 800mhz ram. Any suggestions on which bundle or shall i select components 1 by one? Rep + for good posts and mayeb links budget is about $500
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