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Old April 16, 2009, 01:11 AM
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Originally Posted by C_O_N View Post
Would i solve the bottleneck problem if i upgrade it to Anthlon X2 6400+ at 3.2GHz? or a Phenom with quad or triple core cwould be better?


~i was acutally about to by the 6400+ duocore when i went to the states ~
The 6400+ wouldn't be worth it. I went from a 3800+ @ 2.7GHz to a E6420 @ 3.2GHz and the X2 was absolutely slaughtered. I'm on i7 now, but that's a different story altogether. Anyways, most high-end single GPU cards see a bottleneck right around the C2D 3.2GHz mark, and considering the C2D's slap the X2's around, I wouldn't consider the 6400+ much of an upgrade from what you have, especially if you're willing to go for a Phenom II triple or quad.
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