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Stick with X2 5000 BE or upgrade to X4 9850 BE

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I am mainly looking for gaming performance but also all around speed. I am running my X2 5000 BE @ 3.2 GHz. If I get a 9850 BE and OC it, would it be worth the upgrade?
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I doubt it, unless you play at 1024 by 768, at which point the frame rates will be too high to matter... I would shoot for a system upgrade when deneb and the new gpus come out this summer or fall.
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no your rig is kick ass just wait till the GT200 and 4xxx video card series come out
    
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If you multi-task a lot I suggest you should upgrade to a Quad, but if all you do is game just keep the x2 5000+.
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Originally Posted by vuxdu View Post
If you multi-task a lot I suggest you should upgrade to a Quad, but if all you do is game just keep the x2 5000+.
Sounds like a worthy assessment. I second that.
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Anything over 1280x1024 will show gpu bottleneck. Use your current setup till new gfx cards come out. Check this link, It has been in our news section http://guru3d.com/article/cpu-scalin...processors/.:D
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I don't believe that the 5000+ is holding you back very much right now. Upgrade the GPU first, though it's not imperative right at the moment.
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