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Old 12-02-2008, 04:07 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Okay, so here are the specs to the computer I'm thinking of upgrading,

Intel Pentium 4 1.7 GHz
ECS P4S5A motherboard
768 mb of DDR ram
Radeon 7000 Series
Unknown PSU (don't know how to check)

And Low on cash
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could you give us a max budget for your build?
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For the psu there should be a sticker on the side or a stamped model number just open up the case and take a look. Is that 7 series gfx card a pci-express or agp version?

Cpu: E8200 $160
Mobo: Newegg.com - GIGABYTE GA-EP45-UD3R LGA 775 Intel P45 ATX Intel Motherboard - Intel Motherboards $105
Ram:Newegg.com - G.SKILL PI Black 4GB &#40;2 x 2GB&#41; 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 &#40;PC2 6400&#41; Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory - Desktop Memory $50
Psu: Antec true power trio 500W est$50
Cpu cooler: core contact freezer $10
gfx: Newegg.com - MSI R4830-T2D512 OC Radeon HD 4830 512MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFire Supported Video Card - Desktop Graphics / Video Cards
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