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Old 09-27-2006, 07:54 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey guys....and gals.....Currently I have an AMD 3700 SanDiego and Asus 6800GT.
If you could, which would you upgrade and why? I am looking at buying another VGU to run SLI because I would not have use for the extra processor. What do you think?
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Upgrading on S939 sounds like a bad idea to me, but I'm not sure having 2 6800GTs is that good of an idea. I mean, they will be outdated pretty soon, I think it would be a better idea to get a new video card, whether it's the new g80s and R600s or the x1k and 7 series..
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errrr...not exactly what I hoped for...but most likely tru none the less. Tell you the truth...I just built this system in December 05....and I really only use it for moderate work and BF2.
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If you only use it for BF2, then don't bother upgrading at all.
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well i don't see a need to upgrade but i say if BF2 is really the only game you play and see yourself playing in the future then a GPU upgrade really isn't necessary. perhaps you would have some fun with a dual core processor?
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and why would I have more fun with x2 core?
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just my way of saying that from what you have said, if you must upgrade the processor would probably be of more benefit seeing as you don't sound like a big gamer. if you get an X2 4400+ you effectively have 2 of the processor you have now
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indeed that does make sense. However, thus far, it seems to make more sense that since I just bought the amd 3700 8 months ago, it would be waisted if I bought the dual core. Unless I provisioned to buy another comp for my kids. (which would be down the road)....so, I should most likely just stay put?
Don't get me wrong....I love BF2 and play it alot...and i am new to it still.....almost a 1st leutenant....but thought my graphics performance could use a boost. I might be just thinking I need something and really dont....lol.
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i would get something else, like a monitor or some really nice headphones...

IMO, your comptuer is good enough for apps, and bf2
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It would work out better to sell the 6800 and buy a single and better card...get something like a 7600Gt or 7800Gs
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