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Old 08-04-2007, 07:09 AM   #1 (permalink)
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OK I bought this computer about 2 years ago and it is time it got some upgrades, but Im not sure what needs improving first.

Got 2*nvidia geforce 6800 GS in SLI
2GB DDR RAM
AMD 64 X2 4200+

Which of these should I upgrade? was thinking about the processor until I realised that would probably mean a new motherboard and new RAM.
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Old 08-04-2007, 07:36 AM   #2 (permalink)
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I would upgrade the video card to 8800GTS 320MB
Newegg.com - XFX PVT80GGHF4 GeForce 8800GTS 320MB 320-bit GDDR3 PCI Express x16 HDCP Video Card - Retail
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yeah i would go with a new video card.
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You really don't need an upgrade imo. Your rig could probably play anything that's currentlyl out. I do agree with the others though that the video would be the upgrade if you plan on it regardless
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Old 08-04-2007, 05:18 PM   #5 (permalink)
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OK, would that single card be better than the 2 in SLI?
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OK, would that single card be better than the 2 in SLI?
firm yes.... it destroys ur card in sli
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the 8800gts is about as powerful as a 7950GX2, which are two 7950GT's
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ah OK thanks. why oh why are computer parts sooo expensive in the UK? (rhetorical btw)
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ah OK thanks. why oh why are computer parts sooo expensive in the UK? (rhetorical btw)
because you lost the revolutionary war, redcoat.


lol just jokin my english brother.
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