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Old 09-05-2006, 05:40 AM   #11 (permalink)
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Dont wait for a quad core, If you where to wait for something it would be the new graphics cards coming out supporting direct x10. If money is an issue you can downgrade to a 7600GS and save up for a new card when their out later this year.

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DDR2-533? Get DDR2-800 or at least 667.

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Old 09-05-2006, 11:51 AM   #13 (permalink)
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Apples G5 offers 2 dual core processors...that as close as you can get to real quad core before the actual release.
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Old 09-06-2006, 11:34 AM   #14 (permalink)
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Originally posted by The General
DDR2-533? Get DDR2-800 or at least 667.
I've read that the performance increase from 533 to something higher is negligible.

"So it doesnÂ’t matter much what memory speed/timings you buy, the value line will suit the Intel Core 2 system just fine, but do keep one thing in mind, as in our testing we found performance actually decreases a bit going from PC4200 (533) to PC5300 (667)!"

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