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Old 09-07-2005, 02:27 AM   #1 (permalink)
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hey all
the specs in my sig are my current specs.
i was wondering ur opinions on if it would be wise to buy a new mobo. with DDR2 ram out now and my mobo only having 2xDDR 2700 slots i was thinking about buying a new mobo before buying ram or upgrading processor.

ps: can anyone suggest a good mobo(newegg) with like DDR2 slots and that supports my 6600GT. dont worry about pricerange too much(obviously not 1 million $)

all opinions welcome.
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Old 09-07-2005, 12:36 PM   #2 (permalink)
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so you want to continue using that processor for a while?? that will limit your options for a ddr2 mboard. what is your budget, you may be better off just upgrading to 1 gb ram with your current system....

heres a ddr2 mboard, upgradable to a prescott, and only supprts ddr2 533, not 667 or 800....

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...19#DetailSpecs
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Old 09-07-2005, 03:15 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I agree with vaderpro. Its not very wise to upgrade your pc in the way you want. Better wait and then upgrade more parts of your pc.
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Old 09-07-2005, 05:33 PM   #4 (permalink)
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just so im clear.
how and in wat order should i uprgrade.
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Old 09-07-2005, 05:47 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Maybe get some kinda mobo/ cpu package?
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just so im clear.
how and in wat order should i uprgrade.
whats your budget right now??

honestly it would probably be best to go for a full upgrade except video cad/hd....if you can afford it.

if you were stayin pentium:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131539

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...11#DetailSpecs

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819116197

or go amd cause they are better bang for the buck.
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im only 14 but have a job so im think i just save up. wat u have listed totals AU$800, i wouldnt want to pay much more than that though. ill look around for a while thanx for the help
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If you want to get a board with DDR2 you will have to upgrade your cpu too,I'm pretty sure DDR2 only fit's and work's with the socket 775 intel's
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ok . ill go learn some more about mobo's thanx again to all helpers.
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Your welcome, just keep communicating, asking questions, researching ; we are here to help. Cheers!

honestly right now, i would put another stick of ram in that system of yours, fairly cheap.....
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