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Old 05-16-2010, 10:52 PM   #21 (permalink)
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yeah i could look into that one also should be getting paid pretty soon so looking to get a new card
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Old 05-16-2010, 11:16 PM   #22 (permalink)
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i would deffinatly strive to get a 58xx series card, and if thats not possible ( but i dont see why it wouldnt be with a little patience ) go for the 5770, and later on get another 5770. Crossfire 5770 is a pretty beastly setup.
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Old 05-17-2010, 11:27 AM   #23 (permalink)
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i would deffinatly strive to get a 58xx series card, and if thats not possible ( but i dont see why it wouldnt be with a little patience ) go for the 5770, and later on get another 5770. Crossfire 5770 is a pretty beastly setup.
yeah that what the plan is but before i am able to cross fire i am going to be upgrading my mobo so that i will able to have crossfire, and is am3. i would need some ram because mine is ddr2 gonna switch to ddr3, and would get a new cpu(6core). and would the 6core be compatible with an am3 mobo?
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The Thuban six core cpu's are AM3 and compatible with some AM2+ motherboards.
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Old 05-17-2010, 11:50 AM   #25 (permalink)
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The Thuban six core cpu's are AM3 and compatible with some AM2+ motherboards.
ok thanks james if i am going to get the 6core i am going to go for the black edition one
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Old 05-27-2010, 04:06 PM   #26 (permalink)
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alright i am goin gto buy the xfx 5770 tonight from bestbuy after work and i was just wondering b4 i get it if i have to flash my bios for my mobo i have version 0602
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Bios's for motherboards are not universal. You have to be more specific???
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Old 05-27-2010, 04:19 PM   #28 (permalink)
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Old 05-27-2010, 05:07 PM   #29 (permalink)
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you mean flash your bios for a new gfx card? no, you don't need to do that.
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Old 05-28-2010, 11:25 AM   #30 (permalink)
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alright so i went and bought my gfx card last night. i got an xfx hd 5770.. i played all my games on max settings at 1600x1200 and was i impressed i was most impressed by bfbc2 from how well the card made the graphics stick out a lot,i cant wait till i get a second one of these i am liking direct x11. thanks to everyone who helped me pick out this card very happy with it.. i would say the only con was trying to install the drivers took a little long than it should have
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