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post #1 of 17
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Ok the problem I'm having is i don't know what to do either keep upgrading my sig rig or just buy new everything i need some guidance.
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post #2 of 17
If it can be done, start a new rig.
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post #3 of 17
I would say... keep your GPU and case and start new. What will you be using the computer for mostly?
    
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post #4 of 17
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i was thinking the same thing but my friend is about to upgrade his system and i might get a q6600 quad core and 4 gigs of ocz ram
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post #5 of 17
for free?
    
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post #6 of 17
Just another upgrade.
This time it would be more of a platform upgrade with mb/ram/CPU.
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post #7 of 17
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@mmmmbato yes for free, [:
@beers well i need to find something then, i was thinking of waiting for sandy bridge before i start buying because i know everythings just gonna drop.
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post #8 of 17
Why not just get a Q9450, 2x2GB DDR2, and a new graphics card and call it a day?
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post #9 of 17
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my motherboard only supports q6600 and q6700 quads...
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post #10 of 17
LGA775 is getting pretty old. Take that into consideration. I wouldn't recommend buying 775 hardware or DDR2 memory at this point in time; but if you're getting everything for free, it couldn't hurt.
    
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