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Would it be better if I sli'd now and upgraded my whole system later or not?
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post #2 of 15
With a 450, yeah, I don't see why not, or you could sell it and buy a 480 maybe?
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post #3 of 15
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I was thinkin the same thing, but will my powersupply handle it?
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post #4 of 15
you should be fine.
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post #5 of 15
I would get a GTX 570
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Quote:
Originally Posted by StashHouse View Post
I would get a GTX 570
i am not made of money....
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post #7 of 15
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i am not made of money....
GTX570 is cheaper than 480, lol.
post #8 of 15
GTS450 = GTX 260
those in SLI will bottlneck that E6600 like mad
upgrade CPU first?
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post #9 of 15
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GTX570 is cheaper than 480, lol.
and a gts 450 sli'd is as good as both
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post #10 of 15
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Originally Posted by Mr OCN View Post
GTS450 = GTX 260
those in SLI will bottlneck that E6600 like mad
upgrade CPU first?
I am getting a aftermarket heatsink soon, then 3.4ghz
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