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AMD to INTEL. Should I?

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Its an old question Im sure but I would like some input if possible.
I have an 8800Ultra at 702/lots
An AMD 6000 I run at 3.333 in an Asus crosshair.
+ 2 GB of 1066 corsiar dominator.

Im a proper graphics whore and like things to look their best.
All that matters are FPS

Would a switch to a 6600 and equally well regarded mobo herald much of an increase in performance?

Guide me!
Im a bit drunk
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honestly if you don't have anything against intel or you don't mind making the switch, which could include reformatting, it might be worth it.
    
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The rig you have now is IMO really good. Maybe wait untill nehlam comes out to upgrade?
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Benchmarks yes. In games most likely not. Games are just too GPU limited these days.
Take a look at this link.
http://guru3d.com/article/cpu-scalin...re-processors/
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Originally Posted by ChrisB17 View Post
The rig you have now is IMO really good. Maybe wait untill nehlam comes out to upgrade?
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Originally Posted by Somenoob View Post
Benchmarks yes. In games most likely not. Games are just too GPU limited these days.
Take a look at this link.
http://guru3d.com/article/cpu-scalin...re-processors/
agreed wait for nehlam
    
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I did that switch and I would recommend it any day! intel got the performance, period! ;D
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I would wait, because you already have a awesome setup.
    
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Originally Posted by Somenoob View Post
Benchmarks yes. In games most likely not. Games are just too GPU limited these days.
Take a look at this link.
http://guru3d.com/article/cpu-scalin...re-processors/
Everyone into gaming should read that! amazing!
Thanks so much for the link.
I get to save some cash
Who cares about 3D mark etc if you are only getting 1-2 fps more in games.
+ rep for you my man.
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