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Old 02-06-2010, 06:23 AM   #1 (permalink)
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upgrade #1:
Asus p6t deluxe v2
i7 920
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upgrade #2:
2x gtx 260 or whatever is best bang/buck in this category
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suggestions?

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The 2x260 will probably give you the most noticeable performance (obviously in gaming only).
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If it is for gaming.....then 2 GTX 260 in sli scale very well.
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Yamikotai....I just noticed....we have about identicle pc's.
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Lol pretty much yes. But yours doesn't have the ability of self-propelled flight and mounted with railguns.
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^ I rofl'd off a cliff :P
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hahahaha, yea my main concern is for gaming, thanks guys
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Lol pretty much yes. But yours doesn't have the ability of self-propelled flight and mounted with railguns.
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