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Old 02-25-2008, 11:17 PM   #1
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I'm Going to Do a Major computer upgrade in March/ April! I'm really getting into Gaming on my PC. I love crysis and COD4! I was wondering if anybody had thoughts or suggestions. I'm going to use my current 160Gig HD and 3Gb of RAM.

CPU - Q6600
Motherboard - Foxconn P9657AB-8EKRS2H
GPU - Help me decide GeForce 8800GTS (G92) 512MB or GeForce 8800GTS 640MB 320-bit

Abit IP35-E Motherboard, 3Gig- corsair RAM
PNY 9800GTX+ 256MB DDR3 Video Card,
Core 2 Duo E4300 overclocked 2.2Ghz
SATA Western Digital 160Gig HD,
Windows 7, Dual 19" 1440x900 Monitors
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Old 02-25-2008, 11:55 PM   #2
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Not bad. I would suggest getting the 8800GTS 512MB as it has the faster G92 core over the 640MB version.

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Old 02-26-2008, 12:09 AM   #3
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looks like a good upgrade ,
since your upgrading in march/april
i suggest you wait till then because the 9800 might be out
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Old 02-26-2008, 10:33 AM   #4
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I would suggest saving a bit of money and getting a dual core over a quad as you will much more of a benefit from putting the money into a better GPU. This: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819115029 or this once the prices settle: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819115037.
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