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Old 09-19-2005, 03:15 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Good Day Gentlemen;

My home system, which I use mainly for the art of PC Gaming, is lucky enough to have an owner with spare cash.

What do you, the people of TechForum, the hard-working labourers of the internet, advise I upgrade next? (regardless of price)

Here are my system specs:

Athlon XP 3000+
ATI Radeon 9800 Pro
1 Gb Ram PC-3200
Sound Blaster Audigy 2 ZS
80 GB Hard Drive @ 7200rpm

I'm currently thinking a graphics card upgrade would be fine and dandy; would a 6600GT be an improvement? (I can spend more then that, by the way) Alongside a new and quieter PSU.

Oh, and forgive my elongated use of the Queen's English.

l33tsp34k roxx0r!!!!!

*Opteron 165 @ 2.7 Ghz
MSI K8N Neo4 Platinum
2 GB OCZ PC3200
Gigabyte 8800 GTX
250Gb HDD
24 inch display (with bonus high pitched squeaky sound-- thx gateway)

*Dell XPS Gen2 laptop
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Old 09-19-2005, 03:16 PM   #2 (permalink)
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if you have money, new mobo=cpu=video card

if not video card, a 6600GT will be nice.

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Old 09-20-2005, 08:47 PM   #4 (permalink)
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6800GT and some sweet OCin' RAM.

Then OC the crap outta that pig!
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Old 09-20-2005, 09:19 PM   #5 (permalink)
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yeah upgrade to AMD 64 3200+ or 3400+ if you want
6800 GT is good, the memory is sorta sufficient unless you want hardcore oc memory (that can run a bit) and of course a new motherboard to support the socket 939
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