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post #11 of 22
at your resoltuoin, id go with the 512 and buy a new mouse or keyboard or w/e
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post #12 of 22
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Originally Posted by ZealotKi11er View Post
Is the GT for SLi or just to replace ur broken one. If it for SLi then go for Q6600. You can allways sell ur CPU and with the money u get + extra u get the other 8800GT.
Do this do this!

Sounds like the best idea on pages 1+2 (imo)
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post #13 of 22
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Yeah, but i'll save money on a processor if i buy it during the summer. I'm going with the GT, but now I need to figure out if I want a headset, tv tuner, or webcam. I think i'm going to cross tv tuner, but now i'm torn between a good headset and a webcam.
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post #14 of 22
Just get another 8800GT.
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post #15 of 22
Q6600. SLI will be bottlenecked by the E4300, and the E8400 will be, to some degree, a lateral upgrade (dual core to faster dual core). You can get the Quad now, and then maybe get SLI later, and it won't be bottlenecked as much.
    
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post #16 of 22
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Would a q6600 help a single 8800GT? Oh by the way, my board is 650i, and q6600's don't clock well on nvidia chipsets.
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post #17 of 22
Q6600 =d
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post #18 of 22
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Man poohball, you must be loaded, look at that rig.
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post #19 of 22
i would get the 8400 if i was you and then you could add the sli later when they are cheaper and you need the extra power as the 1 gt will throw out enough fps for the time being. you will be getting about the best dual core for your mobo as you are spot on about the 650/quad issue, most are lucky to get much above 3.2ghz. then as you have some good cooling you can really try to push the 8400, i would bet you could get past 3.6 with the same volts you are running thru your 4300 atm.

slightly off topic but whats the vdroop like on that? and is the 1.475v under load or what its set at in the bios?
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post #20 of 22
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Originally Posted by mth91 View Post
Man poohball, you must be loaded, look at that rig.
Man, I thought this setup is just medium stuff right? =D
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