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For $89.99 you could get this.....

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But the 8800GTS320+Q6600 combo is more powerful than the 8800GTS320+E6400 right ???
Yes the Q6600 will pretty much out class any core two duo processor out there.
    
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Well, I am getting the 9800GTX instead.
I believe that the 9800GTX and the Q6600 will be handled in perfection by my current powersupply...

I will get 2x2Gb Ram later PC6400.
Though I only have a 32bit system...
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post #14 of 16
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Originally Posted by Jay1ty0 View Post
Well, I am getting the 9800GTX instead.
I believe that the 9800GTX and the Q6600 will be handled in perfection by my current powersupply...

I will get 2x2Gb Ram later PC6400.
Though I only have a 32bit system...
Don't get the 9800GTX, get the 8800GTS 512.
9800GTX is just a re-branded 8800GTS 512mb.
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In my country the 9800GTX is CHEAPER than the 8800GTS 512Mb
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Yes the Q6600 will definitely give you a big speed boost. As far as the graphics card goes and your choice to go with ATI....why would you go with the 3870X2 over the 9800GTX or even the 8800GTS G92? The 3870X2 isn't anything special hence why I went with the 8800GTS G92 after being an ATI fan for the past 5 years. As far as performance goes....my current setup is pulling high 15's to 16,xxx points with a single 8800GTS G92 and in every benchmark that I have looked at this pretty much beats the 3870X2 hands down in "about every test."
silly little guy i think you are confused. there is nothing that a single gts can beat a X2 in

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Yes the Q6600 will pretty much out class any core two duo processor out there.
also not true 100% it depends what he is using it for
    
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