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    I think Big_Al needs a new cpu

    go find his sig....he's got PC3200 , a Radeon 9600 XT, an nforce2 board


    And a T Bird.

    I had a t bird..they are great great chips.....but come on Big_Al....sort it out man.

    You GOTTA got XP even if its a 2nd hand Thorobred.

    you NEED to unchoke that PC...its being throttled man

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    LOL! If I could afford it I would!

    (I know, you're thinking I can afford the other stuff so why not a £40-£50 CPU?) Well, I get paid on the 25th...

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    Swap my XP2500 and R8500 for your 9600 and Tbird

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    NEVER! I love my 9600XT too much, it's actually a very nice card!

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    Nothing wrong with a Tbird! I've got a 1ghz Tbird overclocked to a whole 1400mhz, yet I can play most things with an acceptable frame rate. Games these days aren't about CPU, it's GPU that counts.

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    I know that, plus I have 2 XP2500's so swappin my 8500 for a 9600 is a great deal

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    Wanna sell one of those XP2500+'s? I've had a thread asking for one for ages, but no-one wants to sell one... guess I'll get Aria's for £50 something quid on pay day then...

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    lol i have 3.2gig of cpu power but a puney radeon 7500 ,still shouldnt be long till i have a new card probably a rad 9800pro if the prices keep on falling

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    Quote Originally Posted by Big_Al
    Wanna sell one of those XP2500+'s? I've had a thread asking for one for ages, but no-one wants to sell one... guess I'll get Aria's for £50 something quid on pay day then...
    Erm, nope
    Your chances of getting a second hand XP2500 are about as good as my chances of finding an unabused Cav Turbo

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    LOL oh dear

    Get yourself a 2500 Barton or something mate, unleash the full power of that graphics card. Me going from a 1.3 Duron to my 2400+ made a huge difference, and that was with an ECS K7S5A and my GF4 MX440
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    I will, when I get paid.

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    I'd just grab a cheap AXP - it dont make a hugh differencr nowasay tbpfh

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    Nothing worng with the Thunderbird CPU at all, its an all time great. up until 9 months ago i was runinng a 800mhz thunderbired @ 950 with a geforce 3, it played all games with quite decent frame rates.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lowe
    Nothing wrong with a Tbird! I've got a 1ghz Tbird overclocked to a whole 1400mhz, yet I can play most things with an acceptable frame rate. Games these days aren't about CPU, it's GPU that counts.
    You obviousy have never tried to play Planetside!!!! Goes all bitchy if you've got anything less than a 2500+ speed Oh and it needs 1.5 - 2 gig of ram in order not to page to the swap file.....

    Are you still playing Quake2 man? Ill agree that that doesnt need a good spec PC

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    Ok, please donate anything you have to my new CPU cause and you'll make me a very happy man!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Butuz
    You obviousy have never tried to play Planetside!!!! Goes all bitchy if you've got anything less than a 2500+ speed Oh and it needs 1.5 - 2 gig of ram in order not to page to the swap file.....

    Are you still playing Quake2 man? Ill agree that that doesnt need a good spec PC

    Butuz
    Err I'm playing LOMAC, which is argueably one of the most spec hungry games available at the moment. Runs like a dream for me.

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