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Old 08-21-2007, 08:12 PM   #11 (permalink)
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thats expensive
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^ not really....

you can get one that pwns ur system for a bit over 500$
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Old 08-21-2007, 08:14 PM   #13 (permalink)
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and im kinda nervous about ripping the board out and then having to replace the RAM which is gonna be like an extra 400 on top of the card and proc... might as well buy a new comp instead of all that (also expensive)
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x2 3600 (or the highest brisbane that fits into your budget)
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Old 08-21-2007, 08:15 PM   #15 (permalink)
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a new comp for 500?? the card alone is like 400...
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Old 08-21-2007, 08:17 PM   #16 (permalink)
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thats not that much better...and will have to be upgraded kinda soon too...
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Old 08-21-2007, 08:17 PM   #17 (permalink)
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would that proc beat a 3.4Ghz Pentium D?
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would that proc beat a 3.4Ghz Pentium D?
ya ... easily... btw clock speeds no longer matter
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is the proc seriously that important for gaming?? i play oblivion fine on my proc.
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Yes the processor and the VGA is really important towards gaming and maybe I can squeeze in the RAM as well.
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