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Windows 7: my HD5970 experience

31 Dec 2009   #91
A320

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Well I guess I gotta choose now whether to go with i7 or go from my Phenom II 940 to a 965. Bear in mind that my 940 is AM2+ (not AM3) so whichever way you slice it, it will have to be a new mobo, cpu, and DDR3 ram.


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31 Dec 2009   #92
skunksmash

SEVEN x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by A320 View Post
Well I guess I gotta choose now whether to go with i7 or go from my Phenom II 940 to a 965. Bear in mind that my 940 is AM2+ (not AM3) so whichever way you slice it, it will have to be a new mobo, cpu, and DDR3 ram.
lol....im in the same boat if i wanna go further, as of this moment its ok...performance is good, its only benches that show the bottleneck.

so i'll start collecting components mid 2010 i reckon, by then we should have pricing on the 6 core Gulftown.

(& i should be able to grab a cheap 5770 for TriFire)

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31 Dec 2009   #93
ThePizzaMan

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

good plan
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