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I would say CPU. Either AMD or Intel. If it is Intel, get a E7xxx (around May) with a P35 board.
i would but it's just that zalman doesn't sell 775 mounting kits for my HSF and i'd have to buy a new mobo.
too much money for the performance gain over getting a phenom

yeah, one 3870 doesn't really cut it at that res, i usually play games on 16x10 with mostly high settings (bioshock, cod4, modded oblivion (50?ish fps)),

yeah, looks like cf is the winner, thx guys
    
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The 3870.

Many people here have had trouble with the Phenom going into an AM2 board like your M2 from Asus. The Phenom is limited on a non AM2+ board and many bios's haven't dealt with updates successfully.

Get the CPU with a new mobo when you are ready.

My 2¢.
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I vote for the gpu sell ur HD3870 for a HD3870 "X2" one but kinda overpriced though. Crossfire it if it has xfire support.
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