Originally Posted by Nevaziah
Agreed. the only thing you really need to upgrade is the motherboard, and get a Q6600. Benches here
shows NO SIGNIFICANT difference in the quad core performance. THe FSB wont go high enough to request higher clocks from the ram with the Quad's high multi.
Anyways, what're you gonna do with that E6400
. i've been thinking of upgrading my bro from a Pentium III to a dual core....
Also, can ya wait till july till the Q6600 hits 266$ US?
Thanks for the information and the links
, I will take a gander shortly. As for the Allendale...it is slated for a LAN box. If I change my mind I will remember your interest.
Originally Posted by antesignani
all i have to say is that youll love it!
*EDIT* the qx 6700 and g80 gtx sli is unecessary right now, as i figured out. but i have a feeling it will pay you back in spades down the road.
your sli g80 gtx will be bottlenecked even by a qx6700, so beware
hmmm... perhaps some careful consideration is in order...I detest the "B-word".
Thanks for pointing that out.
Originally Posted by pauldovi
Looks good except for the memory. Buy 2 more GB of the same Patriot stuff and have 4GB for Vista.
Indeed! Thanks for letting me know that Vista is such resource hog...
What if this was a dual-boot with XP and Vista? Would the XP OS be noticeably hampered by the 4GB of RAM? How would this effect the memory controller - if at all?
Thanks for the replies guys.