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Old 09-16-2005, 09:34 AM   #1 (permalink)
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How big of a diffence will there be playing games like half life 2 if i use a Athlon 64 3200+, 6600 TD TDH, 1.5 Gig Ram versus, a Athlon Xp 3000+, 6600 TD TDH, 1.5 Gig Ram?

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Old 09-16-2005, 10:18 AM   #2 (permalink)
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not much tbh. ull b better savin ur cash and building a whole new system.

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Old 09-16-2005, 02:19 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Just get a better Graphics card.

That will do just about nothing.
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Old 09-16-2005, 04:13 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Agreed with the above statements.

If you are looking to improve how you PC handles games, then look at getting a new vid card.

The CPU and RAM do have something to say about how well you are able to play games, but not nearly as much as you vid card.

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Old 09-16-2005, 04:18 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Also why not put in a gig of ram and put more into the vid card?
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Old 09-16-2005, 04:18 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Old 09-16-2005, 05:30 PM   #7 (permalink)
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i'll take shawns advice and then somehow get enough money for a 6800 Ultra or w/e----can i sell my 6600 GT anywhere?
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Old 09-16-2005, 05:33 PM   #8 (permalink)
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and what is the best 6800 to get? i can get pcie or agp 4x/8x

edit: XFX PVT40AUDF3 Geforce 6800GT 256MB GDDR3 AGP 4X/8X Video Card - Retail is that good? or should i go for pcie
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Old 09-16-2005, 06:08 PM   #10 (permalink)
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6800GT is the best to get. You can easily overclock it to a 6800Ultra, so theres no point in spending the extra $$ to get a 6800Ultra. I suggest you keep your current setup and get a better vid card (6800GT = ~$300.)

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