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  • Asus x1950pro

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That is the question. I will have some money pretty darn soon and I have been playin BF2 alot lately...also no matter what I will be getting this:<a href="http://accessories.us.dell.com/sna/productdetail.aspx?c=us&l=en&s=dhs&cs=19&sku=320-5123" target="_blank">http://accessories.us.dell.com/sna/p...9&sku=320-5123</a><br />
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Vid card:<a href="http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16814121031" target="_blank">http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814121031</a> when it comes into stock...and i gotta buy this: <a href="http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16817153037" target="_blank">http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817153037</a> to power the bay boy...<br />
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2gb kit:<a href="http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16820148018" target="_blank">http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820148018</a>
 

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I would have to say the 2 gb kit becuase it looks like you have crossfire(correct me if im wrong) but even if you don't I think BF2 will like the ram better than a small vid card upgrade.
 

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<div style="font-style:italic">I guess... I don't play BF so I cant tell whether you need ram or Video more.</div>

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</div>thats why i polled it....
 

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I owuld say video card, but soon with dx10 games around the corner expect the need for 2gb to keep graphics up.
 

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I'd say neither, I don't really see what's wrong with what you have. Why not save your money, instead of having the biggest and baddest stuff?
 

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I'd say the video card. That card you have might struggle a tad, with 1680x1050. Cause you have to run all your games at that resolution now lol.<br />
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So, video card...get ram as soon as possible after, though.
 

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I think your videocard is still decent for now, and besides, DX10 is just around the corner.<br />
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The only thing really lacking now is the ram, get the 2 gig while you can.
 

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2gb is worth it. When I was going to get mine, everyone just said "only if you play FEAR and BF2". But it helps so much more in pretty much everything. Buy 2GB now, get a DX10 graphics card 1H next year.
 

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or get the screen, save some cash till DX10 comes out, get a dx10 card and sell your corsair 1gb and get a 2GB set coz youll have more money by that time, and memory prices will have fallen slightly <img src="/images/smilies/smile.gif" border="0" alt="" title="Smile" class="inlineimg" />
 

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The 2GB kit, the longer you wait, the more expensive the kits become...<br />
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Remember, there is no shortage of video cards
 

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Playing alot of bf2? 2gb kit 100% then. My card (similair to yours) runs bf2 just great but without the 2gbs its as laggy as ****.
 

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<div style="font-style:italic">The 2GB kit, the longer you wait, the more expensive the kits become...<br />
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</div>Dont memory prices fall? Well ones still common like DDR? I.might.be.wrong <img src="/images/smilies/confused.gif" border="0" alt="" title="Confused" class="inlineimg" />
 

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<div style="font-style:italic">Dont memory prices fall? Well ones still common like DDR? I.might.be.wrong <img src="/images/smilies/confused.gif" border="0" alt="" title="Confused" class="inlineimg" /></div>

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</div>DDR2 production is ramping up while DDR is doing the exact opposite
 

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well the majority says.....2gb Crucial Ballistix....
 

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Wait out the vid card and go for the RAM. <br />
Once the newer DX10 cards come out and settle down in price you have more cash saved up.
 
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