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http://www.legionhardware.com/document.php?id=618&p=0

Another cpu comparison, this time doing most of the c2d range and the x2 range. With both the 8800gts and gtx.
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While this is true, the smoothness of a game capped to 100 FPS (with monitor at 75Hz) is vastly superior to a game at 60 or 75 fps.
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All in your mind at best. Usually a very sincere attempt at justifying the amount of money spent on overkill hardware.

I'd really really like to do some blind testing on people to REALLY see if they can tell the difference between 100FPS and 40FPS. I know I can't, because I tried, and couldn't. Oh well, you all must be better men than I.
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so basically you are saying that i can use me intel pentium D en just buy a 8800GTX instead of a conroe and crank the settings up without it being a bottleneck i just want to make sure that's what your saying because this will be amazing then not having to buy a new cpu everytime one comes out and a new motherboard to support the bastard
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Screaming don't bother to get a conroe, when you have one!!!!

lol.

What monitor do you have?
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I've got a Samsung 204B (1600x1200) it is overkill, however. I fold, so I use every bit of that processor speed.
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Bump for posterity. Good in conjunction with this thread.

http://www.overclock.net/graphics-ca...ost-coast.html
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