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by gyster
Thu Jan 31, 2008 7:27 pm
Forum: AMD Radeon and FirePro Forum
Topic: What to Upgrade
Replies: 11
Views: 2752

Re: What to Upgrade

Cool, that'll be fairly inexpensive. I've been searching the net for information on LGA-775 CPUs to try and help me decide what would be best when considering price vs performance, and haven't had a lot of luck. It seems the competing chips are the Core 2 Duo, Core 2 Quad, and the Extreme, but I can...
by gyster
Wed Jan 30, 2008 11:01 pm
Forum: AMD Radeon and FirePro Forum
Topic: What to Upgrade
Replies: 11
Views: 2752

My bad...I yanked out one of the memory modules and googled the numbers...here's what I have for memory: 1GB, Ballistix Tracer 240-pin DIMM (with LEDs), DDR2 PC2-6400 memory module x 2 I was really surprised by the price of the Q6600. (Only around $250). As I started looking into a new processor, I ...
by gyster
Wed Jan 30, 2008 8:47 pm
Forum: AMD Radeon and FirePro Forum
Topic: What to Upgrade
Replies: 11
Views: 2752

Re: What to Upgrade

Then it's unanimous! :) Regarding the memory, I have not put in any more because I have read that the 32bit version of XP doesn't benefit much from anything over 2gigs. Is there anything to this? And so, would it be better to add more pc3200 or replace what I have with 2 (or more) gigs of PC6400? Th...
by gyster
Tue Jan 29, 2008 10:58 pm
Forum: AMD Radeon and FirePro Forum
Topic: What to Upgrade
Replies: 11
Views: 2752

What to Upgrade

Sorry if this post is not in the right section: I'm currently running an e6600 on an Asus WDGWS2-Pro, 2gb pc3200, fireGL V5200, 1x 80gb 10k rpm sata hd, 1x 500gb 7200 rpm sata hd, win xp pro system (alpha cool cooling sys.) I mainly use it for 3D modeling/rendering, and I'm wondering what would make...
by gyster
Tue Jan 29, 2008 10:33 pm
Forum: Forum Contests - Giving Back To Our Readers
Topic: January Forum Drawing - ATI Radeon HD 3870 X2 Video Card!
Replies: 313
Views: 84043

Re: January Forum Drawing - ATI Radeon HD 3870 X2 Video Card!

I wonder how this card might do in my current system...