Solved Upgrading Asus A8N-SLI - Deluxe system Tags: Prebuilt Asus SLI Power Systems Last response: December 26, 2010 3:40 PM in Systems Share imagineer December 26, 2010 7:36:44 AM I'm Trying to squeeze every last ounce of power out of my old system. Asus A8N SLI-Deluxe 4 * 1GB Corsair 3200Pro DDR400 AMD Athlon FX60 Dual core 2600 (OC'd to 3000) Currently running a 9800GT 512. What Graphics card will this system run before being bottle necked at the CPU? I'm Looking at the Geforce GTX460 (1BG) or 480, also possibly an SLI set up with a lower spec card. What other upgrades would you suggest to achieve the max out of this aging system without spending needless dollars for power that It wont use. Thanks for reading! More about : upgrading asus a8n sli deluxe system | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove mosox December 26, 2010 8:06:25 AM GTX480? You have $500 for upgrades? What PSU do you have? | Report abuse mdd1963 December 26, 2010 10:27:19 AM perhaps you can find a 2nd 9800GT (currently $115 at Newegg) for SLI at a relatively minimal investment, which should give an 80% boost in framerates at 1080P....; very cost effective, IMO.... | Report abuse rolli59 December 26, 2010 1:31:09 PM GTX 460 768MB http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... | Report abuse Related ressources ASUS A8N-SLI Deluxe - upgrading . - Forum Upgrading Asus A8N-SLI Deluxe , AMD64 3500+, GeForce 6600GT - Forum Asus A8N-SLI Deluxe GPU Upgrade Help - Forum Asus a8n-sli deluxe video card - Forum Asus A8N-SLI Deluxe Motherboard Upgrade - Forum Ask the community Publish imagineer December 26, 2010 2:55:55 PM I considered another 900GT, but looking at the cost of the 460 ($130) as rolii59 pointed out, in your opinion, would the $130 better spent on one single card upgrade or the dual sli using another 9800GT? The system has a 600W PSU. Thankyou for your posts! | Report abuse Best solution rolli59 December 26, 2010 3:03:16 PM 460 768MB has almost twice the power of 9800GT, SLI scaling will never double the performance. http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/MSI/GeForce_GTX_460_... A single more powerful card will always be my option over a multicard setup. | Report abuse imagineer December 26, 2010 3:09:40 PM Thanks Rolli59, I was leaning that direction. Thats what I will go for, maybe the GTX460-1GB version which I can use with the new SLI motherboard, when I upgrade the whole system in the future. The new GTX460 wont be dead money, as the 9800GT would be, further down the road. Thanks again! | Report abuse rolli59 December 26, 2010 3:11:23 PM The 460 1GB card is a great option to carry over to a new build later on. | Report abuse imagineer December 26, 2010 3:40:17 PM Best answer selected by imagineer. | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Systems>Upgrading Asus A8N-SLI - Deluxe system> Related ressources: ForumHow to remove chipset fan asus deluxe a8n-sli ForumASUS A8N-SLI Deluxe questions ForumASUS A8N-SLi Deluxe with 9500gt ForumAsus A8N-SLI Deluxe nForce4 Motherboard ForumUpgrade from A8N-SLI Deluxe to New 939 or Intel ForumAsus A8N-SLI Delux ForumA8N-SLI deluxe needs replacing with What? ForumA8n32-sli Deluxe vs. A8n-sli premium or other comp. boards ForumStash or Trash?: A8N-SLI Deluxe Forumseveral A8N-SLI Deluxe pre-purchase questions ForumA8N-SLI Deluxe & SATA Win XP Install Problems ForumPCI compatibility question ForumUpgrading pc ForumBuilding a HTPC/Gaming/Misc system. Forum[Solved] Budget System Build + HTPC less than $300 More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !