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Old 10-12-2006, 04:41 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Well, im about to buy a new PC as I am getting more into PC gaming and away from console gaming. My current computer is an AMD Atholon 2.2gig, 160gig hdd, nvidea geforce 440 , 512 ram and 350 power supply....


Yea, complete garbage, its almost 5 years old. Im going to upgrade, but I want a gaming computer to be able to play America's Army, Battlefield 2142 and games like that...so I wanted to know if this would be appropriate for what im trying to do.

Keep in mind, im trying to be on a pretty low budget, because its almost christmas time :P


Motherboard

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813157097

CPU

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103531

Video Card

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814121216

Ram

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820161679

Hard Drive

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822144417

CD Drive

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16827106019

Case

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811164066


Will this all be appropriate, and from what I see its all compatible, if its not let me know. Also how hard is it to put this all together(this is my first system ill build) Is it all plug in, snap in place and stuff like that?


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Old 10-12-2006, 07:34 AM   #2 (permalink)
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You can get a 7600GT instead. It's better and cheaper:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814150182 And since you're playing games like BF2142, they're memory hogs. So you might want to go for 2gb ram. It's easy to put a computer together. We can help you whenever you have trouble.
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Old 10-12-2006, 07:20 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I currently have a Compaq AMD atholon 2.2 ghz, 512mb, and a geforce4 mx 440 se, my video card is complete garbage and old. If i was just planning on updating my video card, would this help alot?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814131413

I can run Americas Army, but fps is wayyy to low, I top out at 30fps, most maps i only run about 15. I want to hit ATLEAST 40fps, preferably higher. For the price, will it be worth it? With this to upgrade to a Gig of ram, will this work? Will i be running games like this and battlefield well?
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Upgrade the memory before anything.
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Old 10-12-2006, 10:02 PM   #5 (permalink)
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For gaming??? really?? I have to slots, both filled with Im guessing 256 each. Replace those with two 512's? or replace one with a gig?

Also, in the future, will that card be appropriate?
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