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Old 05-16-2006, 12:12 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi there, I am more less of a noob when it comes to computers... all I can do is put some basic stuff together... and that is about it... well I would like your help to make my computer a faster computer, I more or less use this computer for everything but mostly gameing... so here are the details on my computer...

Motherboard - Intel D845GRG -
Ram - Two 512 DDR PC2100 (266MHz) (So overall 1GB of ram, i have noticed that the computer supports 2Gb of ram but i was not able to find 1GB ram sticks...)
Graphic Card - Geforce 4 mx440 128mb
Processor - P4 2.6GHz

Yea I know it sucks... but if any of you guys could give me a hand with making this PC faster, and I am also not willing to spend too much money... as I am still 18 and not making too much money...

If you would be kind enough to help me get some stuff together from would be great...

I am mostly looking for a decent motherboard and a graphic card... also if someone could suggest a good sound card for my system would help...

Just keep in mind I can’t spend too much on this...

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Old 05-16-2006, 12:42 AM   #2 (permalink)
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What's your price range?

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Old 05-16-2006, 01:42 AM   #3 (permalink)
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about 200-300$ cad
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Old 05-16-2006, 07:19 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Hmm thats pretty naff.

Replace the ram with some 533Mhz stuff and replace the GFX card with a 6 series.
Overclock the processor as much as you can.

Thats about it, the mobo doesn't look great, really you want to replace the lot.

Edit: Scrap that, your mobo won't support faster RAM. Just bin the whole thing and get a new Mobo, Proc, Ram.

Yeah, either just get a cheap 6 series GFx card or scrap the lot and buy new.
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Old 05-16-2006, 01:40 PM   #5 (permalink)
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thnx a lot for the tips
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