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For a gaming increase I would spend the money on a good gpu like a 460 or ATI similar card.the cpu wont bottle neck as bad as you would think.Start with a better gpu and if you still need a bit more go with the above suggestion of a 955 or go for the 965.
i haven't even got my 9800GX2 yet and you're telling me to upgrade lol

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If this was before I bought my GTX 460 I'd jump on that but to be honest I'd prefer cash
hmm what about 80? or 85?
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hmm what about 80? or 85?
If your willing to spend that much haha. TBH I was thinking $70-75. It is a year old and used...
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It is an improvement but not really worth it since you will see a very small difference from your current set up. Your better off upgrading your graphics cards.
    
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If your willing to spend that much haha. TBH I was thinking $70-75. It is a year old and used...
i can probably do $75
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i can probably do $75
Haha alright I'll send you a pm and we can work this all out.
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I have this CPU sitting in an ASUS M4A88TD-V EVO/USB3... The lack of L3 cache doesn't make a massive speed difference that I've noticed. It's a good little quad that will do 3.6-3.8GHz on air but I've benched it at as much as 4.2 (but somewhere around 1.77v lol)
 
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Haha alright I'll send you a pm and we can work this all out.
gonna be a while depends if anybody buys my 4870 or not lol
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I have this CPU sitting in an ASUS M4A88TD-V EVO/USB3... The lack of L3 cache doesn't make a massive speed difference that I've noticed. It's a good little quad that will do 3.6-3.8GHz on air but I've benched it at as much as 4.2 (but somewhere around 1.77v lol)
wow 1.77V is high lol i dont even like to go over 1.34V


WOW! i searched Google for BFBC2 por performance and i read about some guy getting 10-20 fps more by setting redneraheadlimit to 0 and i went ahead and set ti to 0 and my fps nearly tripled min fps is 45 and max is 98
Edited by philhalo66 - 1/5/11 at 6:51pm
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