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Old March 18, 2008, 12:36 PM
RobbyP RobbyP is offline
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Default Possible bottleneck on system performance

Hey guys, I just recently picked up my XFX 8800GT from the firesale a few days ago, and I was wondering whether or not my gaming performance will be bottlenecked by my CPU (due to my E6300's small L3 cache size), or by my 2 GB of PC6400 (slightly expanded specs below). I'm thinking about picking up another 2GB of pc6400 to throw in my rig, especially since I just got my hands on a free copy of Vista Business (thank god for MSDNAA..). I'm trying to hold out on upgrading with a new mobo/cpu/ram until Nephalem or until early next year. Any thoughts / suggestions?
E6300 @ 2.8 GHz // Scythe Ninja REV.B
XFX 8800 GT 512MB // LG L206WTQ 20"
Asus P5B-E // 2x1GB OCZ EL PC6400 Platinum XTC Rev.1
2 x WD 500 GB // Antec Trio 650W
Antec P180 with 2 x Stealth 120mm fan
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