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Old 08-13-2008, 08:05 PM   #11
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socket 775. I might be ripping an core 2 duo out of laptop possibly in the near future. Thought i'd get a 7300GT as my brother is upgrading from one in 2 months so i could have his old one and run SLI. Is it really not worth while buying another 7300GT? The cheapest I can find one it about 40 squid (that includes P&P) Can anyone find a cheap one.


http://www.asrock.com/mb/cpu.asp?Mod...n1600SLI-110dB

if you scroll down my processor is the p4 650 (3.4ghz). So it says it supports it I hope to OC my P4 to 4ghz +.

GRAPHICS CARD:
http://www.ebuyer.com/product/133002

not bad eh? runs source games on high settings and BF2 on medium. Ill take it
actually, the lower 8000 series cards are pretty bad when it comes to gaming, but the 8600GT will play most games pretty well at lower resolutions...

8400GS...? not worth it imo, try to pick up a cheap 8600GT, or even a cheap 8500GT, either one will give you at least twice the performance...
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Old 08-13-2008, 08:10 PM   #12
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Default Re: Spec bump up. Good deal? [urgent]

Yep,For Gaming,Dont even BOTHER with any card in the 8 series lower than the 8600.
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WorshipMe is wrong :O It cant be!
Yup.

The Nvidia 680i chipset for Intel supports 3-way SLI. The only 8800's that currently support 3-way SLI are the 8800 Ultra and the 8800GTX.
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Old 08-14-2008, 04:36 AM   #14
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Okay cheers guys. So can I use all 3 PCI-E slots at once then on THIS motherboard for graphics carding. I probaly wont use 3 PCI-E slots, it's just nice to know I can

I think ill buy the 4gb ram for 60 squid, the motherboard for another 60 squid and I'm going to get this graphics card:
http://www.ebuyer.com/product/134944 for 126 squid

That's About 225 altogether. Eeeek I might need a new power supply ontop of that:

http://www.ebuyer.com/product/102994 for 22

I dont have a clue what my current supply is and it's so much work getting it out of my case to have a look at because I have this case (antec 180):
http://images.google.co.uk/imgres?im...%3Den%26sa%3DN


I there anyway of checking the PSU wattage, without having to actually remove all stuff from my pc. Any software. Just a thougt

Thanks everyone.
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