So, to my many friends at Tom's hardware, I have a conundrum. I have an old pentium d processer @ 3.00gz, with a 9800gt currently resting in her. I also have a c2d e8500 that I have personally gotten to 4ghz just sitting around. My current MOBO doesnt support c2d processors and I know that my 9800gt is being bottlenecked. My idea was to get a new lga 775 Mobo that supports sli and eventually pop a second 9800gt in for cheap to get good performance at the 1680x1050 that i play at.
Unfortunately nvidea chipsets are less than reliable....and I dont want to drop money on a new ati card.
Do I forget about the 9800gt and save up money for a new secondary gaming rig? Do I leave it as it is and have it struggle with old/current games, or do I drop the 85 for a MOBO and find a cheap 9800gt to upgrade?