I think my next upgrade, is a new motherboard that supports the PCI express 2.0 and DD3 so I can get some faster speeds up on the games im playing.
Other that that, my 9800 GX2 is playing great, Crysis is running smooth just have to make sure its not on like Uber high settings or it starts to drop my frame rates really bad, but games like Oblivion are running beautifully at top graphics.
beatiful system man...i love that case...was thinking about getting one, probably in a few years when the price comes down...nice title for this tread too....it definately is a sexy(y) machine, not nessesarily a sex machine
So hence, my upcoming upgrades would be, a new motherboard with 2.0 pci express, and faster dd3 memory, but im going to wait until those boards come down in price and are a little more main stream. Dont wanna spend 500 more bucks on a good MB and DD3 lol I would say those 2 items would be my systems main bottleneck right now.
ok but a motherboard with 2.0 will increase the bandwidth from 2.5 to 5.0 tb, the motherboard will move up from around what, 800-1066 fsb and scale to over 1333-2000, and the ddr 2 i have running at 667mhz with dd3 can scale up to who knows what, of course the first few will have higher latency I am sure. But either way.. a new graphics card is still going to be limited by what info it can push out through the whole computer.. Id rather upgrade my motherboard next and memory, and then after a year or 2, get something even better than the gtx280. There will always be better cards in the future... that is always the facts with todays graphic card market lol.
Until Nehalem ships with the integrated memory controller ddr3 is basically useless when paired with core 2 cpu's imo.Wait until the new cpu/socket are launched before a mobo upgrade. That quad and mobo should have lots of wind left for you to wait til they arrive.
I liked the p900, but it was way to crammed, I couldn't fit half the the stuff I currently have in my computer. If I wouldn't have bought the Armor Full tower I would prob have gone for the 1200. But It would've been nice to have the click in drives for the drive bays in the new Antec
I barely fit the 1000 watt PSU in the current full tower I have, I needed to take out the drive bay.
I can't go back to mid-tower after going to full.
I had to take out the top fan in order fit the PSU, my lord it was freaking huge