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Well.. It does depend on the brands you want and just to inform you that FLAGSHIP nvidia cards are due out soon with lots of people on them and new amd mobos and processors that take the new DDR2 memory... But i know you have a crappy laptop as you have said so if you want it now i would get that processor or the 4800+.
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any1 else with other suggestions? all info is welcome....
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post #23 of 94
just do as i said the x1900xtx is the fastest card out there...and the fastest card has its dual card setting called CROSSFIRE doesnt it just say itself? get a crossfire master x1900 and a x1900xt or xtx! it will own anything nvidia has to offer.
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post #24 of 94
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Originally Posted by sccr64472

That's quite possibly the most ignorant statement I've read all month. Not only is the x1900xtx the fastest video card on the market, but it's also cheaper than the current fastest Nvidia card. Btw, 2 6600gt in SLi can't even run high resolutions at 1 fps. Look into it and you'll see they can't even benchmark them at higher resolution, it simply won't run. I love your statement about this not being your opinion and being backed by 1 game at low resolution I know you were only trying to help, but your information is completely wrong.
you didnt see the other 27 pages? which includes games, benchmarking programs, and overclocking results? the only thing ATI beats Nvidia at is Black and white
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i hate ATI, its going the wrong way, and its like trying to catch up with Nvidia, keep in mind Nvidia didnt launch the card thats suppose to battle the x1900xtx or whatever its called. when it comes out, (7900GTX) i think it will be greatly better then the x1900xtx. Btw How SLI works and Crossfire works, i saw a blueprint on both of them and how they connect and interact with the mobo chipset, you can tell SLI is much more simpler and more thought out, as you know most genius ideas are simple yet effective.
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post #26 of 94
If you go Opty and are going to OC it the 170 will get you a lot of power far cheeper than the 180 and a bilt less in cost vs the 4400+
So, it all depends on whether you are OCing or not.
The Optys do seem to run a bit lower voltage and run a bit cooler vs the Athlons.
I'd prefer to stay out of the vid card fray coments.
    
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the opteron 165 oc's to the same speed as the rest of the denmark cored opterons, same chip with different factory OC's just like the AThlon 64, why its better to get the operon 165 and just OC it. maximum oc potential with water cooling is 2.9ghz i think. but the FX60 still would be better
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I just prefer the 10x CPU vs a 9x
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by The Duke
I just prefer the 10x CPU vs a 9x
do you mean the multipliers? when it comes to AMD its better to have more fsb and lower multiplier settings because of AMDs hyper transport fsb, its more effective than Intel FSB
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do you mean the multipliers? when it comes to AMD its better to have more fsb and lower multiplier settings because of AMDs hyper transport fsb, its more effective than Intel FSB
Ughhhmm. Ah, Duke has a Opteron 144 that has the x9 Multi. I think he probably can speak better on the subject. Those are some bold statements you are throwing down in this thread.

I know you want to achieve some goal as far as breaking records, but what you really need to ask yourself is, "What type of applications do I want to use this computer for?" If you want to strictly want to overclock then maybe look at the Opteron single core line, like the 144/146/148. People have been getting great overclocks and wicked results. 3700+ have been doing good to as far as overclocking.

Hey, but who begrudge you for picking up a FX-60 if you can afford to throw the money down. As far as the graphics go its the whole Po-ta-to Po-tah-to theory. I like Nvidia others like ATI. Both of their top end cards are awesome, so just pick the one you prefer.
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