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Old 06-09-2007, 10:26 PM   #1
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I want to upgrade to a dx10 system but not sure if I should wait or go ahead and take the plunge. My plan is to get a AM2 mobo, cpu and some fast ddr2ram.
Must be AMD.
CPU: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103771
Mobo:http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131163
RAM: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820148076
GPU: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814143092
thats what I have picked out so far.

I hear rumors that AMD is launching a new series of processors sometime after xmas, but I cant seem to find any detailed info about this. Thats why Im not sure if I should wait, plus I keep reading that vista is very problematic right now and i sure dont want to go off and spend all this money and have everything run all buggy. And another thing Is that Im not sure if I will see a big performance gain from my current rig (in sig) thx.
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Old 06-09-2007, 10:42 PM   #2
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Default Re: should i take the plunge?

May I ask why is this an AMD system? Right now, Intel is out-performing AMD.

If you keep that with AMD, that looks good. I love the video card.

I would go for vista. The biggest issue with it right now is driver related, and even that isn't soo much of a problem anymore.

Little off topic here, but I'm going to need you to shorten your sig/combine lines. The rules only allow for 5 lines.
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Old 06-10-2007, 12:54 AM   #3
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Your rig is fine. Making a wait would be the choice I would take.
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Old 06-10-2007, 12:59 AM   #4
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Almost everyone i game with who has upgraded to vista has gotten rid of it and reinstalled XP=\
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Old 06-10-2007, 01:04 AM   #5
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Yeah, I game a lot. I'm gaming right now actually. Don't exactly need to upgrade your OS to game right now. You should be fine waiting.
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Old 06-10-2007, 01:40 AM   #6
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Yeah, you won't need DX10 for a while. When it is time, you will know...
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Old 06-10-2007, 04:07 AM   #7
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May I ask why is this an AMD system? Right now, Intel is out-performing AMD.

If you keep that with AMD, that looks good. I love the video card.

I would go for vista. The biggest issue with it right now is driver related, and even that isn't soo much of a problem anymore.

Little off topic here, but I'm going to need you to shorten your sig/combine lines. The rules only allow for 5 lines.
get a core 2 duo they r better!
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Old 06-10-2007, 02:18 PM   #8
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They are better right now, but that is all subject to change. Right now with the core 2's Intel is on top of the game, but I am sure AMD will come out with something soon.
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Old 06-10-2007, 02:43 PM   #9
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im telling u get intel core 2 duo
they got some great ass prossesors on the way
using 45 nm tec
i suggest an intel core 2 duo e6600
and a nvidia 680i motherboard
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Old 06-10-2007, 02:45 PM   #10
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Yeah, that is what I got. The e6600 is really overcloackable, and the motherboard supports SLI for future upgrades.
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