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post #31 of 41
I'm already feeling my 2 5970s outdated.
Wait till multi-monitor gaming becomes the norm and you'll feel how outdated even a 5970 will become.
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i say give it a year before the settings start hitting you hard. upgrade to quad, upgrade gpu to like a 6870 or something and that'll last you longer.
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post #33 of 41
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How is that getting dated there like 1 year old and oI only use 1 screen so thanks for your opinions it would be good if they didnt come from biased people with i7's and heaps off $$$ on $400 CF GPU's
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post #34 of 41
Quote:
Originally Posted by Jesse^_^ View Post
How is that getting dated there like 1 year old and oI only use 1 screen so thanks for your opinions it would be good if they didnt come from biased people with i7's and heaps off $$$ on $400 CF GPU's
The HD5750 is in the same ballpark as the HD4850 that debut in the summer of 2008 and the GTS 250, which first showed up as the 8800 GTS 512MB in late 2007. So, a year from now, those GPUs your HD5750 is equal to will be 3-4 years old.

My i7 doesn't count against me because it is a mobile CPU, my Q9450 is still stronger.


Edited by thegreatsquare - 12/19/10 at 3:52am
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post #35 of 41
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:O I just realised your Rig was a laptop
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post #36 of 41
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Hmm new mobo to get my E8400 up to 4ghz and a 6850HD sound nice Would be $320 well sppent and id get $150 back from selling my Mobo and GPU but I just spent $225 in May on the 5750HD when the USD was 70c to 1 Aussie dollar
Edited by Jesse^_^ - 12/19/10 at 4:29am
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You'd probably be better off with a quad instead of another 300 mhz on a dual core..
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post #38 of 41
Thread Starter 
My GPU is bottlenecking atm.. I cant find New in box 775 socket Quads
and with a Good board i could get 4.2ghz
Edited by Jesse^_^ - 12/19/10 at 4:25am
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Moswell just leave it, save up and make a epic Sandybridge build with CF/SLI GPU's
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i already want 6970 cf even though I know i completely DO NOT NEED IT. but i really want it. i have to have a notepad startup and pop in my face saying '' DON'T BUY A 6970CFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFF11111" every time i start my computer. help?
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