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Old 11-13-2007, 05:46 PM   #1
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Default bottleneck.

will there be bottlenexk btwn ddr2 800, amd athlonx2 4000 and a 7600gt?
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No there should not be a bottleneck.
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Old 11-13-2007, 05:55 PM   #3
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No there should not be a bottleneck.
k ty very much.

i wonder if i will run gow well.
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I think it would run it fairly well. How much ram does it have?
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Old 11-13-2007, 06:00 PM   #5
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2 gb
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Yeah it should run great.
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oh and can a 250 watt psu run a 7600gt?
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hmm thats a bit low man, they recommend a 350W I think.
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Old 11-13-2007, 06:13 PM   #9
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crap. i have a mini tower and im not sure if atx psus work.
Thank you for contacting Acer America. Any Micro ATX power supply should work just fine with your system. You may want to check a store like Best Buy or Circuit City to find one that is compatible with your system.

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this is wat acer tech support sent me. micro atx power supplies dont offer much over 400 tho. i mite get one soon.
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Yeah, the psu is a bit too low. You probably need at least a 400 watt psu.
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would there be a significant change btwn ddr2 667 and 800?

and i would have to get micro atx psu?
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would there be a significant change btwn ddr2 667 and 800?

and i would have to get micro atx psu?
Only if your overclocking quite a bit. Otherwise 667 should be fine. But with the prices you may as well get 800 its not much more.
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Only if your overclocking quite a bit. Otherwise 667 should be fine. But with the prices you may as well get 800 its not much more.
20 dollars more every 1gb stick.
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20 dollars more every 1gb stick.
Depends on how tight your budget is then I guess. Personally I'd get the 800 but you should be able to overclock good 667 to 800 speeds without to much of a problem.

What ram are you looking at? I know I had a review a while back of some G.Skill were there compare the D9 Micron 667 vs the 800 and the end overclock results were really close. I'll see if I can find it for you.
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Default Re: bottleneck.

In reference to your PSU, if you want to go ahead and buy another one, try one of these: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...ame=301+-+400W

None are "reputable" brands, but they should get the job done.
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Here are a few Game Charts I found for you with some different ram speeds and timings and what they got frames per second wise. It appears there isn't a huge difference with the ingame performance. But it is a little bit better. Looking at the Half life 2 vs quake 4 Half Life shows alot better results with the different ram. So maybe it depends some on how the game makes use of it.



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Old 11-13-2007, 08:06 PM   #17
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crucial ram btw. http://www.crucial.com/store/mpartsp...DACD12A5CA7304
this si the 667


this si the 800
http://www.crucial.com/store/mpartsp...24CB13A5CA7304

im not intending to max out perofrmance on high end stuff or anything. one of the first things i wanna do is get more ram to be able to disable page file because my hard drive is ALWAYS on load. i get frequent system freezes. i disabled indexing which helped a bit.


i also want a 7600gt cuz its decent and by getting a dedicated card, i can use the ram that my integrated occupies.
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