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Old 05-09-2008, 12:25 AM   #21 (permalink)
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get the 8800gt or 9600gt. Your cpu is still good. You should be able to hit 3.5. You might not even need a quad at all. You should be able to sell your card for $50 for sure
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well considering they can get the same card new for the same price (50)
Newegg.com - EVGA 256-P2-N751-TR GeForce 8600GT 256MB 128-bit GDDR3 PCI Express x16 SLI Supported Video Card - Desktop Graphics / Video Cards
35 is pretty good
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get the 8800gt or 9600gt. Your cpu is still good. You should be able to hit 3.5. You might not even need a quad at all. You should be able to sell your card for $50 for sure
Can't hit 3.5, im stuck at 3.3
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I still say stick w/ getting a new card.
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wow...i had no idea that they dropped that far in price...well you would be lucky to get $50 even then...well if you sell them to someone that doesn't know computers to much ad doesn't shup from online stores you might be able to.
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Yeah getting a new card would probably keep my system ready for the next gen games, but Q6600's are so sexy, lol
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what do you do that you need that power? Your not going to notice a difference unless you render,encode or use some intense progs.
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Pretty much all I do is play games (ex. Crysis, CoD4, Assassin's Creed, Gears of War, etc.).
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well a dual core right now will play those better then a quad but in the future games will utilize four cores.
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That is true, but if i get the q6600, i would most definately OC to at least 3.3, if not farther. So even if games only use 2 cores, wouldnt i still gain performance?
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