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turdhat
12-12-09, 10:22 PM
I have to say that I have never had a single platform last me this long. I have had this q6600 since launch and it has been rock solid at 3.6 on air. My gtx 280 still seems to be steam rolling everything I throw at it with max settings at 1080p.

Is the new platform a big jump for gaming ? Would my current rig be able to feed a new top end ati or nv card enough to make it worth getting a next gen card in the near future ?

Absolution
12-13-09, 01:43 AM
For gaming? No, not really.

A quad at 3.6 will be able to handle any video card imo. Throw an ATI 5870 if you can find one or wait for femmi to come out (though you may be waiting awhile).

mullet
12-13-09, 08:12 AM
For gaming? No, not really.

A quad at 3.6 will be able to handle any video card imo. Throw an ATI 5870 if you can find one or wait for femmi to come out (though you may be waiting awhile).

+1

betterdan
12-13-09, 09:50 AM
Keep what you have for a while turdhat, but get rid of that partridge in a pear tree, the crap from it blocks airflow.