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Old 12-26-2005, 06:35 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Looking to upgrade my system, any suggestions or comments are welcomed. My specs are listed below, and i only have $400 dollars to spend. Was thinking about getting a new processor if that would help things out with regards to speed and performance.Thanks
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Antec Solution Series 3700AMB Case 350W
XFX GEFORCE 6800GS VF700-AlCu VGA cooler
ASUS P4P800-SE
1 GIG CORSAIR/1 GIG GEIL DDR400 PC3200
Benq Lightscribe 16x DVD ReWriter
SAMSUNG 1.44MB FLOPPY DRIVE
WESTERN DIGITAL 80GB 7200RPM 8MB CACHE HARD DRIVE
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7800GT and another GB of ram
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Old 12-26-2005, 10:44 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Thanks, but the 7800GT alone is over $400 canadian and i already have a 6600GT thats only a year old which i love. Anyone else have any ideas????? Please.
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INTEL PENTIUM 4 3.0 GHz
512kb L2 Cache S478/ Zalman 7000B-AlCu cooler
Antec Solution Series 3700AMB Case 350W
XFX GEFORCE 6800GS VF700-AlCu VGA cooler
ASUS P4P800-SE
1 GIG CORSAIR/1 GIG GEIL DDR400 PC3200
Benq Lightscribe 16x DVD ReWriter
SAMSUNG 1.44MB FLOPPY DRIVE
WESTERN DIGITAL 80GB 7200RPM 8MB CACHE HARD DRIVE
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LG 52X24X52 CD-RW
Logitech MX518 Optical Mouse
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Well if you wanted to upgrade to AMD you can, most likely that 6600GT Is AGP, and maybe you can upgrade to pcie16, sell your old 6600GT to someone else. get like an MSI K8N NEO4-F *80* AMD Athlon 64 3200+ *160* and an eVGA 6800GS *200* but those are all US prices
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