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post #11 of 24
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I agree.

Since most games don't use 4 cores, the dualie he has now is fine imo. Just overclock it. People get too hung up on Quad Cores, thinking they solve all your gaming problems. They really don't. I went from a E6600 to a Q6600 and it was a total waste of money. Sometimes clock speed is all you need.
i agree but i dont know how high that cpu can go to keep up with 2x 9800GTX's
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post #12 of 24
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it goes to 3.6 but then i think im pushing it!!!!!!!!

please comment on my upgrade!!!
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post #13 of 24
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it goes to 3.6 but then i think im pushing it!!!!!!!!

please comment on my upgrade!!!
what voltage are u using at 3.6?
is it stable?
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post #14 of 24
The E6420 has extra cache, which helps, too.

As for your upgrade, I would hold off on the Raptors. New, higher capacity Raptors are going to be announced soon, so prices may go down on the current models.

The CPU should be good, but as Mike said, Quads are just sort of "Meh" right now.

As for the Mobo, I have heard good things about the 750i FTW, but the 780i has been around for quite some time, and a lot of people love it.
    
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post #15 of 24
I'd go for it. Games are exetremely non-CPU dependent. My 3Ghz E4500 doesn't even get to a full load in Crysis.
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I'd go for it. Games are exetremely non-CPU dependent. My 3Ghz E4500 doesn't even get to a full load in Crysis.
blow something up in crysis at 3ghz ... and then clock it at 3.4 and blow the same thing ... u will see some difference in FPS .. at least i did
it was about 2-3 fps
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post #17 of 24
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if i was to do the full upgrade i could get around 220-250gbp for the parts on my pc and then i just need a bit of extra cash for the rest of the rig which i sould get this money

but the funny thing is im only 16
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Get a car...
    
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Get a car...
i live in england 17 lol + i get one when im 17 my bros old one which is around 6 months old
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Must be nice, lol.
    
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