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Old 06-08-2007, 04:14 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I went ahead and order parts for a new build and was wondering in the furture when I plan on changing processors, do I have to buy another windows software?
Also, I one of my favorite games is coming out next year in 2008 summer(Diablo 3) and was wondering if the AMD Athlon 64 X2 4000+ Brisbane and the EVGA GeForce 7900GS can handle up to date gaming?

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most likely... but a bad choice is that u have windows vista on ur system... not a good choice for a gamer's OS

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I think those components could handle some newer games but it would have to be on lower settings. no chance of high settings.
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wow...Diablo 3?...Blizzard is on a roll.

If you upgrade your processor, you don't need to buy a new OS. It's only when you change the motherboard, that you would have to either buy or reinstall a new OS.


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