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Old 02-27-2006, 01:25 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default THe time has come....to pick....monitor. RAM. DVD burner....

hi, i'm looking to upgrade my computer a little.

1. monitor: i have a old Dell 1800FP and i want another...just becuase. I have a few problems with it though. Thishttp://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824112176monitor is widescreen, my monitor is not. Will it still work in daul screen?

2. RAM. I just need to know if i shoudl upgrade to 2gb or 3gb

3. DVD burner. Budget is $50....or a little higher. But keep it cheap and reliable.

Thats all folks, cant wait for the replies...
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Old 02-27-2006, 01:59 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Do you currently have 1GB of RAM? It should be enough for most applications. What do you use your computer for?
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i have a gb of corsiar RAM. i use my computer for Gaming....
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1GB should be fine. There's not much difference between 1GB and 2GB. There's a nice article about it somewhere on www.Tomshardware.com
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1GB is fine, 2Gb is hardly used by most modern applications and games.

For your monitor I'd stick with Viewsonic, LG or maybe even Acer.

I don't know a lot about optical drives, but maybe someone else can help you out there.
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ya there right 1gb is enough.

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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16827152058
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