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Yeah, I've had Afterburner installed for a while now. Noise isn't an issue with my headphones on most of the time.

My main worry is losing PhysX. I doubt I'll even notice it, but if I do I can always grab an 8600GT down the road.
post #22 of 26
Ya know what, I have an EVGA 8800GT Superclock that I flash to a 9800gt and I was using it for physx, when playing Batman AA. At first I was like you, worrying about losing physx but honestly it wasn't appealing as I thought it would be. Now my physx card is just somewhere in my closet and I really don't care to much for it. You're not missing anything when it comes down to physx.
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Core 2 duos vs Core 2 quads: Double the processors for a whoping 8 fps. WOW.
Hey you said it, don't post out of your butt.
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Hey you said it, don't post out of your butt.
That Core 2 duo won't make that game unplayable or will it have enough significance to pick the Quad core over a slightly stronger GPU.

GPU>>>>>>CPU.
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post #25 of 26
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That Core 2 duo won't make that game unplayable or will it have enough significance to pick the Quad core over a slightly stronger GPU.

GPU>>>>>>CPU.
If you have a anything better than a GTX460 1 gig the C2D will be holding you back. The chart I posted was done with a GTX 570 so obviously you are being limited pretty heavily by the cpu.
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Ummm no.... I found this in like 30 seconds,
Are those stock cpu clocks?
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