It is important that both video cards are appropriate identically and SLI ready. Honestly Greg I have no idea what those numbers mean. The tests you’re talking about probably indicate games that are being limited by something other than the graphics cards, and were conducted a very low resolution. With those, I simply research, using the web, their equivilent X2 chips. A faster CPU can definately improve framerates. Whereby other important voltage adjustments e. Looking for Server preformance.

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Got a great overclock with air-cooling. Motherboards Socket – G All others trademarks and copyrights mentioned herein are the property of their respective owners. Wonder if the way to do this might not be get an Opteron from Newegg, and put it in the game machine. The ‘s are way faster, and, now would probably be cheap enough to look at. Those PCs could just as easily have gs-k8n or s or Semprons or whatever in them. Oversized orders that require delivery by truck do not qualify.

AMD has already discontinued over half the product line. Speaking of upgrades; I now have a Pros-li in my Core 2 Duo motherboard. Built my second gentoo box on it, haven’t seen any problems. However, I wouldn’t be upgrading a video card for a few months till the effect of the next generation x series is known.


He is a lifelong computer geek and loves everything related to computers, software, and new technology. The time now is This is where upgrading you memory would actually help keep g-ak8n stable whilst wringing out a few hundred extra clock cycles but if your doing that you may as well consider upgrading the whole system to a Core2 based system.

Share on Facebook Share. It’s really silly, but in several cases the VPU Graphics core is waiting for the CPU processor to finish up its calculations and send po-sli to the graphics card driver.

If you are looking for a CPU upgrade, now would be the ga-8kn. However, there may be slight differences in store pricing or inventory compared to what is listed online.

Furthermore, installing the wrong Gigabyte drivers can make these problems even worse. How is the Gold Competency Level Attained? By continuing to browse, you are agreeing to our use of cookies as explained in our Privacy Policy.

Coupons are not applicable to prior orders. With those, I simply research, using the web, their equivilent X2 chips.


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Within a week, the SLI mode was crashing Windows. For the price this is a board that you cannot go wrong buying! Prices and specifications are subject to change without notice. Any thoughts on this idea? Share on Twitter Tweet.

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The S CPUs are already on their way back up SLI was always kind of gigabytf, and, I haven’t scene any reviews that would indicate anything has changed.

I know I’m gonna get flack for it, but here goes nothing. Regardless of the above, DD is right that virtually all the down-side of upgrading your CPU has already occured. I’m going to have to replace the ram, as well?

If you can delay replacement a few years then you will be looking at much faster and many more cores and also the applications that use multi-core technology will be much more common.