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Mow a couple lawns, wash a couple cars.. Not too hard to make enough to get yourself enough to upgrade to C2D and 2 gigs of RAM..
Unfortunately where I live it isn't a option, don't ask why it just isn't an option.
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post #32 of 70
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Originally Posted by jameskelsey View Post
The 1950 I showed is much better.It has a lot better cooler and is clocked at 590/1540 vs the one you picked is 575/1380.If you don't mind loosing the extra slot.It's $25 more and it also exhausts out of the case which will help with your cooling.
Can't spare to spend anymore money..
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post #33 of 70
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Originally Posted by jameskelsey View Post
The 1950 I showed is much better.It has a lot better cooler and is clocked at 590/1540 vs the one you picked is 575/1380.If you don't mind loosing the extra slot.It's $25 more and it also exhausts out of the case which will help with your cooling.
Pointless upgrade for a build where he's counting pennies here.. You can OC the $105 X1950 to those speeds in 5 seconds and the it really doesn't need the better cooler since the X1950Pro doesn't OC much anyway and runs quite cool.
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post #34 of 70
You will need at least 2GB of ram if you go 8600 and vista and you won't be happy with the performance.
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post #35 of 70
Without the better cooler you probably can't get that card to OC much.
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post #36 of 70
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Unfortunately where I live it isn't a option, don't ask why it just isn't an option.
You can't make ANY money? Come on.. how old are you..? Babysit for a neighbor, do some extra chores or SOMETHING, whatever.. If you're too lazy to even do something like this you don't deserve a new computer
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post #37 of 70
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Without the better cooler you probably can't get that card to OC much.
X1950pros don't overclock anyway.. No matter what kind of cooler you put on it but the measly difference between the IceQ3 clocks can be EASILY achieved with the regular version.. Not that it even makes more then like a 1% difference..
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post #38 of 70
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You will need at least 2GB of ram if you go 8600 and vista and you won't be happy with the performance.
Who says you need to go Vista if you get an 8600........
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post #39 of 70
So your saying the 8600 is faster that the 1950 I suggested?
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post #40 of 70
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So your saying the 8600 is faster that the 1950 I suggested?
No... After a good 8600 overclock it can be in many games.. But it is cheaper and maxes all the games he said he plays (excluding Crysis) and that's whats important. And the 8600 should fare better in newer/shader intensive games. It is however pretty much worthless without an overclock though.
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