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post #1 of 20
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I have about 500 to blow and I'm not sure how I'm going to spend it. I guess I can get a second 7800gt or maybe I could get a new processor. What do you guys think I should get that would increase my preformance the most?
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post #2 of 20
prolly a proc, and some RAM
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post #3 of 20
I'd get a new processor especially if you multitask.HHHMMMMM maybe a 3800x2 or a 4400x2
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post #4 of 20
yeah, i would for sure get a new CPU and some more RAM to take advantage of that 7800
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post #5 of 20
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Well I have 3 gigs of ram right now. But I can only run them in single channel. So should I have 2 gigs dual or 3 gigs single?
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post #6 of 20
Umm... HELLO?? He has 2GB of RAM....
If you do upgrade, I suggest a Motherboard and CPU upgrade.
Look at this deal:
CPU - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103562
Motherboard - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131540

EDIT I guess he upgraded his RAM :/
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post #7 of 20
well if you get a DFI board and some water cooling you can prob get more out of your current cpu.
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post #8 of 20
Or you could sell your current proc (ebay?) and get the x2 3800 and a second 7800gt.
post #9 of 20
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I don't think my 3200 would sell for more then 100 on ebay.
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AM2 3800x2 Asus M2N-SLI Delux Geforce 7800gt 2GB XMS2 
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250GB Xp Pro G15 Sunbeam 
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post #10 of 20
Well, lets say you get $100 for the 3200+, than you have ~$600. I say buy:
Opteron 165 2x1mb 1.8gHz $313
DFI SLi-DR Expert $199
Tt Big Typhoon $51.50
Zalman Chipset Cooler $10.99
Total: $574.49

Save for the second GT later, this will serve as a place holder, (Dual Core and a kickass mobo, plus a real nice cooler.), and it is set for UT2007. You already (with this setup), will play at atleast Medium-High settings, with the secong GT, probably near Max.
Edit: Run your RAM with 2 1GB sticks in Dual channel, it will really help!
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