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Old 10-01-2008, 05:46 PM   #1 (permalink)
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So i've decided that its time to upgrade certain components of my PC.

i currently have the 8800GTS 512 gpu
with 4 gigs of corsair XMS2 DHX ram
and conroe e6600 CPU

running with a 500w Enermax liberty PSU, i feel that my power supply is probably almost at its limit

while i cant afford to upgrade everything at once here are the things im considering upgrading

another 8800gts to SLI
+
750W PSU

or..
new cpu (Q6600)?
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Default Re: computer upgrading options

your system really doesn't need to be upgraded. is there any reason as to why you want to upgrade?
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Old 10-01-2008, 06:35 PM   #3 (permalink)
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i want a 22+inch monitor

and i feel that gaming will be hurt due to higher resolutions.
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8800gts can handle 1680x1050 just fine...

and for the psu.. you can go with a 650 watt and be okay... i'm running a 650 watt with my 2 4850's and its doing just dandy
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