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Old 05-07-2011, 12:08 AM   #1 (permalink)
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What's up, fellas?

I got a huge issue going on with trying decide the best upgrade for my system.
I want to upgrade my system so that it becomes good enough to at least run Battlefield: Bad Company 2 at mid-high settings.

My specs:
CPU: AMD Athlon™ Processor 2850e (1.8GHz, 512KB L2 cache)
Operating System: Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
Chipset: NVIDIA GeForce 6150 SE
Memory: 2GB DDR2 dual-channel (2 × 1GB) (Expandable to 4GB,2 DDR2 slots total, 0 DDR2 slots available)
Video Card: Integrated NVIDIA GeForce 6150 SE graphics

My budget: $40-80

Thanks so much for your time.
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What motherboard do you have?

4GB of RAM will do you good. What RPM is your DDR2?

A dedicated card would be better. For $40-80, I'm not sure.
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The 2850e is a single core CPU. BC2 likes cores, the more the better. I know it was painful to play on my old 4200 X2, but it loves my 965 X4.
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What motherboard do you have?

4GB of RAM will do you good. What RPM is your DDR2?

A dedicated card would be better. For $40-80, I'm not sure.
I dunno the model of the motherboard? I just bought the entire computer on retail, it's an eMachines EL1333G-01w, you could probably look up the motherboard model because I have no clue what it is.
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Memory: Newegg.com - G.SKILL 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model F2-6400CL5D-4GBPQ

As for a graphic card, you have to put a little more money in.
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