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Old 09-01-2007, 01:37 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey Everyone!

Alright, we all know that the new holiday season games are just around the corner for us PC users, but its going to be a fight to play them at full settings.

Now, I'm a quality freak when it comes to the settings in game, I almost always want them on full. Part of this comes from me being an "artist" (I do film and video) and I want to see the work of the graphic engineers in full light, giving them a chance to show of their work to the consumer (me and other people that play on this comp including friends and relatives)

Now I want to upgrade this current gaming PC for this holiday season. The parts that I currently have may be sufficient, but I have a buyer for the old parts and I wouldn't be spending to much for this upgrade.

The Current PC

MOBO - M2n32-SLIdeluxe Asus
CPU - AMD Athlon 64 X2 4600+ Windsor 2.4GHz Socket AM2
RAM - 2.0 GB or quality RAM
GFX - 7900GTX 512 MB
PSU - ENERMAX Liberty 620W ATX12V

Now, my question is, should I wait until the next Gen GFX and CPUs come out or should I go with whats currently on the market?
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wait.. the 7900gtx is good as it is. same with the rest of ur system...... wait for 9 series
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Thats what I was thinking about, but just playing Boishock Owned it.

I don't know if It was because its running on XP not vista or what but I don't want to play and those low setting on crysis and what not.
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Sit back and relax until the end of this year. New processors and video cards are a plus for the patience.
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Yeah i would agree with everyones suggestions. Your gfx will be good for some time. Its not worth getting the 8800 series.
And your processor looks good too.

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Alright got it, I do want to get a new case and maybe start OCing then.

I want a small lan case with a handle, but classy, no widows or crazy lights if anyone has suggestions.

I'll figure out the OCing on my own hopefully.
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I bet someone over here will be more than welcome to help you out.
I have just oc amd opteron so far....
When i get my new build ill need a lesson too.
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Alright got it, I do want to get a new case and maybe start OCing then.

I want a small lan case with a handle, but classy, no widows or crazy lights if anyone has suggestions.

I'll figure out the OCing on my own hopefully.
whats ur budget?
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It's pretty high because I just finished a few jobs and if im not upgrading then its good.

I would say 150 USD for a case maybe more
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