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Old May 2, 2010, 09:36 PM
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1 x Intel Core i3 530 Dual Core Processor Clark dale LGA1156 2.93GHZ Hyper threading 4MB Cache Retail Box
1 x Gigabyte H55M-S2H mATX LGA1156 H55 DDR3 1PCI-E16 2PCI Sound GBLAN HDMI Motherboard
1 x G.SKILL F3-10666CL7D-4GBRH Rip jaws PC3-10666 4GB 2X2GB DDR3-1333 CL7-7-7-21 Core i5 1.5V Memory Kit

corsiar 850 power supply
8800gts 640meg video card

would this be a upgrade over e4300 / asus p5 pro deluxe ATx mobo/and 2 gig 667 ram

same PS and video card and case and other stuff that i currently have now
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Old May 2, 2010, 09:53 PM
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id get 2 more gigs of ram and a stronger video card if its for gaming.
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Old May 2, 2010, 09:57 PM
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Why don't you try and OC the E4300? Those Core 2 Duo chips were made to be OC'ed
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Old May 2, 2010, 10:01 PM
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i did to 2.8

so 6 gig of ram?
and a ati card whats better then my card right now

at what point did video card start getting better then my card
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Old May 2, 2010, 10:42 PM
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go for it.

4 gigs. if you have the cash, 5850 if not 5779 or gtx 260, both used around 100-130
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Old May 3, 2010, 09:27 AM
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"at what point did video card start getting better then my card?"

As soon as you installed it.
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I would go down on the PSU to get a better motherboard without onboard video like GA-P55-UD3R + hyper 212+ and OC that I3 a bit:) 8800GTS can still play some game at decent res.
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