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post #11 of 16
mobo

cpu

gpu


im not counting how much, but i would take similar...
instead of that mobo i would go for maximus 4
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post #12 of 16
Thread Starter 
If I could come up with the money I was thinking of something like this.

Mobo:http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813130565
Cpu:http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103808
Ram:http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231303
Gpu:http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814127519
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post #13 of 16
Thread Starter 
Where would I see the biggest over all improvement. Mobo,cpu and ram or gpu?
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post #14 of 16
I say grab an X4 955, my board, and some Mushkin RAM. You'll have room for an SSD or some money to start saving for a new video card(get a 5850, they go ~$140 these days)
    
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post #15 of 16
or this bundle
where u still have room for gpu
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post #16 of 16
your cpu is fine for most games except those extremely cpu intensive
people are overrating the need for "best" processors, your problem is definitely your graphic card, it's basically 5 year old processor on that card aka rebranded 8800, get yourself a gtx 460 1gb edition if you want to stay with nvidia or get ati (now amd) 5770 [you could spend a bit more money if you want and get 5850 for example, depending how wiling you are]
you have no real need for more than that, save your money
edit:
i wouldn't get new motherboard or new cpu untill there is real need for more (and new socket is soon to come by the way, so this is definitely wrong time to upgrade), try getting graphic card and you will see if it is enough for you and if you are happy with everything, you probably will...
Edited by Deathclaw - 2/22/11 at 6:08am
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