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Skeet2005
12-27-2006, 05:59 AM
I am beginning to spec my new machine for 1946 and BoB, (to be finished in the next coming months..) I am on a budget, so I am looking at an AMD 939 based motherboard, and about 1 GB ram to start, opinions? My present machine is sufficient for 4.05, but I want to step up before BoB comes out.
Mike

Skeet2005
12-27-2006, 05:59 AM
I am beginning to spec my new machine for 1946 and BoB, (to be finished in the next coming months..) I am on a budget, so I am looking at an AMD 939 based motherboard, and about 1 GB ram to start, opinions? My present machine is sufficient for 4.05, but I want to step up before BoB comes out.
Mike

-HH-Quazi
12-27-2006, 06:10 AM
Well, you are a bit too early. BoB is due to be released in Dec. '07. The 939-pin configuration has fallen by the way side today for the AM2. You definitely will want to wait until at least the fall of this year before considering a new build with BoB in mind. And since you current rig runs 4.05m alright as it is, it will be fine for IL-2 1946.

The main reason for waiting is because this will give AMD time to release their answer to Core2Duo first, then to watch the current high end technology reduce in price over the next 10 months. You will end up with a better, faster rig for the same amount of $$$ by waiting until the fall of the year to consider building a rig for BoB.

What I am going to do is wait for it to be released and try running it on my current setup. I believe it will run alright. Not up to the standards that the sim runs now, but at least well enough to run. It will be spring '08(Tax Time) before I could put something new together for BoB anyway, and may even wait longer because BoB is going to offer only a handful of flyable ac and only one front at its initial release.

I feel that our sim we have now will have long legs long after BoB is released. I know I will be playing it well after the release of BoB, especially if BoB taxes my current setup.<div class="ev_tpc_signature">

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