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i has 32bit os no 4gigys for muah
So what if you don't have a 64 bit OS? This is Overclock.net, our motto is "The pursuit of performance" not, "Oh dear, I don't have a 64 bit OS, whatever will I do?"
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post #12 of 33
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but my psu isnt 80% isnt that bad for ocing? or is this myth?
DjQurt, as long as your current PSU is at least 70% then I would not worry about it. I'd recommend a 80% and higher only because of the heat dissipation. Here is more information on power supply efficiency: http://www.motherboards.org/articles/guides/1487_7.html.
I would imagine the OCZ600SXS is better quality then the Rosewill model. This is not speaking from experience though. The OCZ you have on your list will provide plenty of power (35.41 amps on the 12volt rail) and obviously the wattage is enough...

Good luck with your purchase
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well for one i would not even be able to use all 4gb's and why would i pay for it? i could see slapping my old 2gb's in but not pay extra for what i dont use.

any other ideas? still have extra 100 bucks what else can i add?
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Save it for a new monitor
    
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If this is for your sig rig then you could upgrade the cpu or something. i"ve heard that processors below the amd 5200+ are bottlenecks to the 8800gt
    
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mine runs well over 5200+ speeds so i dont think the name mattters
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I'd personally say a new LCD screen if you think you could save up enough later for one...or a better sound card (if you're into the whole sound thing). And maybe if you have enough left over....get in touch with Microsoft and pay the $10 or whatever it is to switch your 32bit Vista to 64 bit. Once you have 64 bit...why not run all 4GB of RAM? It won't hurt anything. Also you could turn your pagefile off with 4GB of RAM, so it really would speed things up .
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You could get a 500GB HDD for $100, that would add $20 to your total and give you a ton more storage space. or you could get a couple hdds for raid...
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yeah i want to do raid 0+1 but i dotn want to lose all my stuff
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post #20 of 33
Pay MS $10 for Vista 64 Upgrade.
Purchase 4GB for gaming purposes in Vista.

Then the rest on other important things.

If It was me I would do the above but its up to you at the end of the day.
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