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Old 08-30-2004, 10:21 PM   #11 (permalink)
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hmm, well ur proc is ok now, what i would do is get the 6800, ur proc is gona be fine for a while i think, im using a 2400 and i run doom 3 on high at 1024 at 30-40 fps then once u get the money get new proc and mobo.
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Old 08-30-2004, 11:24 PM   #12 (permalink)
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the athlon 64 is a 64 bit preccessor. It can process twice as much as info as the 32 can in the same amount of time. making it a better proc. ur 2400+ is an xp, a 32 bit processor. The 64 runs hotter than xps (corerct me if im wrong)
You're wrong (a newbie's exception). The Athlon 64 is actually the coolest ever! The Athlon Xp, however, generates enough to fry an egg (there was a thread on this).
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Old 08-30-2004, 11:28 PM   #13 (permalink)
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ok so how big of a bottleneck are we talking about here if you had say an overclocked 35w 2400+ XP-M with a geforce 6800? You guys are basically making it sound like you HAVE to have the 64 otherwise the 6800 isn't worth it or something
The Athlon XP 3200+ bottlenecks a 9800 Pro. Now, this year's generation of cards are twice (or more) as fast as the 9800 Pro (especially the 6800 and X800). So do the math.
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