think this comp upgrade is worth it for better fps ? 5 replies

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Savagerobot

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#1 10 years ago

hello, im thinking of getting a new comp from future shop boxing day sale, here it is :

Hewlett Packard Pavilion a6650f PC Desktop - Reviews, Features, and Prices $700 - $700 at DealTime

check out the specs. its 569$ cdn at future shop.

heres some current comp specs:

amd althon 64X2 4000+ code name birsbane, brand ID 4 technology: 65nm core v:1.232V family:f model b, stepping 1 ext family f, ext model 6b, revision bh-g1 instricutions: mmx(+) , 3d now! (+) , SSE, SSE2, SSE3, x86-64 core speed:2094 mhz, multipiler: x10.5 bus speed: 199.5 mhz ht link: 997.6 mhz cache L1 data: 2x64 kbytes L1 inst.:2x64 kbytes 2 level 2:2x512 kybytes L1d cache: 64 kbytes x2, 2 way set associative, 64 byte line size L1 I : 64 kbytes x2, 2 way set associative, 64 byte line size L2 cache: 512 kbytes x2, 16 way set associative, 64 byte line size mainboard: acer manufacuter model: F690GVM. chip set : ati , rs690/rs690m, rev. 00 southbridge: ati, sb600 lpcio: ITE, IT8718 BIOS: phoneix tech ltd version: 6.00 PG date: 06/25/2007 grpahic interface : pci -e x16 memory: DDR2, channles: duel size: 2048 Mbytes timings: dram frequency: 299.3 mhz FSB: DRAM: cpu/7 cas # latency cl: 5.0 clocks ras # to cas # delay (trcd):5 clocks ras # precharge(trp): 5 clocks cycle time (tras): 15 clocks bank cycle time (trc): 21 clocks cammand rate (cr): 1T 8800gts 300watt psu, 320 gig hd

i play wow alot and BF2142,soon left 4 dead. you guys think this new comp would increase fps alot or jsut a lil?

also would the HP one be reasonable to drop say a 9800 in it ?

thanks :)




kow_ciller

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#2 10 years ago

Not worth it.




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#3 10 years ago
also would the HP one be reasonable to drop say a 9800 in it

No. Even with a 9800, that slow X2 4000+ is going to drag the rest of the system down with it.




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#4 10 years ago

Pay attention, the HP has a 2.2GHz Phenom. The X2 4000+ is his current computer.




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#5 10 years ago

Ok, well the answer is still no.




Savagerobot

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#6 10 years ago

is my x2 4000 too slow for the 8800gts? is it, i think, bottlenecking ?? is that what its called ?