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Hi guys, its my B-day on July 5, and i got some saving money i would like to spend on my system... well i got tangles in so many choice and i need you guys advises badly ... my head is going to burst!!!

Well I am going to get the kick ass 4870 ( this option is for sure ), and maybe go crossfire later on but not soon ... so here come the problem, basicly i am worries that my current system might not be best to handle the new card from ATI so here is some of my though of updating:

-- Consider that i am going for ATI and crossfire when have the money ( but not soon! maybe not until December.. ) should i sell the 88GTS 92 and the current use main board to go for the P5E x38??...

-- OR should i keep the mainboard, sell the VGA card plus the E6750 and buy the Wolfdale 8400/8500 ( which is better ), is this gonna prevent some bottleneck problem ?? my friend told me that the E6750 is not right for the 4870 and i need some thing better like the wolfdale

This problems are driving me nuts... please help me out quickly. Some explanation on your choice would help much better...

THANKS ALOT
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post #2 of 8
Um, I'm not sure but I'll give you a bump cuz I'd like to know as well.
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you aren't going to get a huge difference going from your e6750 to a e8400. Either one will be fine for the 4870 imo.
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^ I agree. There would be some increase, but really not a large increase.
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Originally Posted by mica3speedy View Post
you aren't going to get a huge difference going from your e6750 to a e8400. Either one will be fine for the 4870 imo.
I agree, your 6750 at the clock you are running will be fine. Sell your GTS and get the 4870 if you want to join the red tide!!
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Thanks guys. So 8400 is not that big of a different... should i instead get a X38 mainboard? say the P5E?
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Thanks guys. So 8400 is not that big of a different... should i instead get a X38 mainboard? say the P5E?
If your going Xfire later you will have to get a new board so get the new Gigabyte DS4 X48 later on when the price drops below 200.
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Originally Posted by Grafixs View Post
If your going Xfire later you will have to get a new board so get the new Gigabyte DS4 X48 later on when the price drops below 200.
there we go, gigabyte x48 ds4
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813128336
Id go for it now
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