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  1. wildbeast99t New Member

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    Basically I am allowing myself to get a piece of hardware this summer. The problem is I don't know what I should get next. I was wondering if you guys could help me.
    Specs:
    GPU:xfx 6950
    CPU: amd athlom II x4 620 (quad core)
    PSU: gs600
    memory: Corsair 4gb
    mother board: ga-ma785gmt-ud2h but I have a extra gigabyte x58a-ud3r ultra durable 3 motherboard
     
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    Processor to 2500K if your motherboard doesn't support Bulldozer, or FX6100 + OC if it does.
     
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    GPU is fine. Ram could be doubled.

    If you want faster performance You could always get a CPU for the Skt 1366 Motherboard but then youd need 3 Matching Ram DIMMs to utilize the triple channel of it.

    Major drawback though is 1366 has been replaced by 2011.

    In all Honesty Id find out what your motherboard is.
     
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    I found what motherboard it is:
    ga-ma785gmt-ud2h
    dont know if it supports bulldozer supports am3
     
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    compatibility list states it does not only Phenom II 1100T

    If you plan on Upgrading the CPU for that Motherboard a 1100T or a 980 I would recommend for stock performance, considering the 980 is on par with the FX 8150 in gaming but costs way less.

    Im assuming you dont overclock.
     
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    thanks I am stuck between both because of its overall pretty good ratings.
    And yes I don't overclock.
     
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    Im assuming you are gaming with this computer unless if your doing more than just gaming?
     
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    mostly gaming. Also I'm wondering (I ordered the 6950 2gb, but haven't received it) if I could run bf3 at medium/high.
     
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    how much did you pay for it ? because at ~250$ 7850 might be a better choice.
     
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    The card He got is fine. You may have a bottleneck from that CPU/motherboard combination however. There is no guarantee you will be able to but that card being a High end unit it verywell may.
     
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    ok so the 1100t or the 980 im guessing?
     
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    check your private messages box
     
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    Check your private message box again Thanks
     
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    I wouldn't bother upgrading anything.
     

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