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Upgrade Advice!


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Apr 9, 2006
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Processor AMD Athlon64 X2 4200+ @ 2.6ghz
Motherboard ECS KA3 MVP Crossfire 3200 Chipset
Cooling None to speak of.
Memory 2048MB DDR2 Patriot Memory 4-4-4-12
Video Card(s) X1800GTO2 512MB soon I'll flash to an XT!
Storage 250GB 7200RPM 16MB Cache SATA Seagate
Display(s) 19 inch widescreen 4ms by AG Neovo
Case Gigabyte Poseidon Mid-Tower ( AWESOME CASE! )
Audio Device(s) Sound Blaster Audigy 2 Platinum -- 200 Watts to each Jamo Classic 10, powered by a Denon Class A amp
Power Supply Rosewill 600Watt w/ Active PFC and Dual +12v
Software Windows XP Professional SP2
I've got an x800gto flashed to 16p at the moment... I'm wondering if I should by a crossfire card (running 3200x mobo) and do that. One concern though I have though is that i don't know if the crossfire card will run at 16 pipes with my gto. If i did go crossfire I was planning on skipping r600 and waiting for r700 cards and am2/am2+ processors to come out.

The other option would be to hit up r600 and crossfire some midrange cards, and possibly invest in water cooling for processor/videocard overclocking.