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Old 08-22-2005, 02:52 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I have an HP Pavilion 304w that i want to upgrade. You can find the product specs on this page http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/g...3&lc=en#N1003B

I know i want more ram, a second hard drive, and i need a new burner. It would be helpfull if you could post links to the best options for all of those parts. Also if you have any other general recomentations.

edit. my computer takes ddr 2100, and it is an athlon xp 1.67ghz 2000+

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From what I can gather, you have the same mobo as I do. That means you can have up to 2gig of RAM, as it only has two slots. PC2100 is dirt cheap (basically), and since you can't overclock you can buy the value stuff.

Hard drives have gotten pretty cheap lately, so get whatever you can afford.

For a burner, get a double-layer DVD burner, as it can burn everything.

Here's a few links (NewEgg, of course):

RAM-512MB (get two and give your stick of 128 away)http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820220025

Hard Drive-120GBhttp://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822148022
- -160GBhttp://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822148025
- -200GBhttp://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...2E16822148032R

DVD Burner-http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16827101651

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