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Old 08-25-2006, 10:21 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey, im new here, so if I posted in the wrong section im sorry. Anyways I am a gaming enthusiast and I was just wondering what you could recommened for my next upgrade. I was thinking the RAM but I was just wondering what actual difference the RAM would do to the gaming. My specificaiton is below

AMD Athlon 64 Newcastle 3000+ @ 2.0ghz skt 754
2 x 512 GB RAM 533mhz
BFG Nvidia 7800GS OC AGP
Soundblaster Audigy 2
2 x 160GB IDE Samsung @ 7200rpm
DVD Drive / CD Drive (dont have a clue about the spec of these though)

EDIT: I just noticed i only have a 350W power supply and the graphics card minmimum requirements is 400W. Would i notice an increase in FPS if i upgraded the PSU.

Any help would be appreciated. Thanks
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Yea get more ram....2gb is getting common these days, for gaming.
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Old 08-25-2006, 10:40 AM   #3 (permalink)
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I just noticed i only have a 350W power supply and the graphics card minmimum requirements is 400W. Would i notice an increase in FPS if i upgraded the PSU.
PSU has nothing to do with graphics output (that is, of course, assuming your PSU is strong enough to power everything).

Also, b1g is right about the RAM.
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Old 08-25-2006, 03:47 PM   #4 (permalink)
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the minimun requirement means that you need at least that to power up the pc, cuz graphic cards are power hungry.
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