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Windows 7: upgrade gpu

31 Jan 2010   #11

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Frostmourne View Post
No point, your CPU is a bottleneck.
I have to agree with that. Your computer cannot perform better than the slowest part.

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01 Feb 2010   #12
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64

Not as much as that lowly 8400 GS he has now is bottlenecking everything else. Also if and when he feels it needs it he can upgrade the CPU to a PII x4 down the road.
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01 Feb 2010   #13

Windows 7 Ulitimate Beta 32 Bit, Windows Vista 32 Bit, Ubuntu 9.10 32 Bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by stormy13 View Post
Not as much as that lowly 8400 GS he has now is bottlenecking everything else. Also if and when he feels it needs it he can upgrade the CPU to a PII x4 down the road.
agreed....... i'd shoot for a graphics now and processor later..... and if he has the cash later on this summer when the new intel and AMD 6 cores come out, get one of those..... but the 5770 is a awesome card
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