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another 8800GTS card and go sli. 9 42.86%
A bigger monitor than your 22" westy. 7 33.33%
A64 5600 or better. 2 9.52%
Other (please explain) 3 14.29%
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Old 03-26-07, 02:21 PM   #1
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Default Help me choose my next piece of hardware.

What should I buy? I'm really leaning towards another GTS card, but I should be okay for right now. With that said, I could buy a 24" monitor, or just save a little more and get a 30-37" monitor. I've also thought about getting the A64 5600 and o/c the heck out of that.

What do you guys think?
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Old 03-26-07, 02:28 PM   #2
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Westinghouse 37" 1080p monitor

Or a Core2Duo rig
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Old 03-26-07, 02:35 PM   #3
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Default Re: Help me choose my next piece of hardware.

A single GTS should be fine with the Westinghouse 22in res of 1680 x 1050, so I voted to get a bigger monitor.

However it really depends on what games you are playing and what AA/AF settings you like.
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Old 03-26-07, 02:43 PM   #4
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Westinghouse 37" 1080p monitor

Or a Core2Duo rig
I already got alot invested in the AMD platform.....so I won't be able to do that.
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Old 03-26-07, 02:47 PM   #5
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Save up a PC fund and do a complete upgrade when it is necessary
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Old 03-26-07, 02:48 PM   #6
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Well, I already got a good machine, but I want some other stuff. My machine is already top-notch....I just want some extra....ummpff to it.
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Old 03-26-07, 03:07 PM   #7
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Sell the GTS and buy the GTX.
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get a beefier CPU!
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Intel mobo and cpu
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Go SLI w/ GTSs. You're going to need it when games like Crysis, etc come out.

1680x1050 is just fine to benefit from SLI. Don't let anyone tell you differently.
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Old 03-26-07, 03:56 PM   #11
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Sell the GTS and buy the GTX.
That's my vote. And get that FX-62 for <$400.
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Definitly go SLI with the 8-series, it's prolly your best option when you want more power. I don't think a CPU bump will make that much of a difference.
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