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Old 01-13-2008, 05:39 PM   #1 (permalink)
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After my power supply fried, I was going to build a new computer, but due to financial changes, all I'm doing is upgrading my power supply, video card and ram.

MOBO: ASUS 4P800-E
CPU: P4 3.0ghz
OS: XP home
HDD: 120GB SATA
RAM: 512 MB (upgrading to 1.5 GB, pc 2700/333mhz)
Tower: Thermaltake, 7 fans

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Replacing:
PS: Ultra X-connect 500 watt.
Video Card: geforce 5200 4x AGP (AGP 4x/8x 1.5v)

What would be a decent 100.00ish AGP video card? Would a Geforce 7600 GS with 256 mb, be better than a 7300 GT with 512 mb?

Suggestions for a 100.00ish power supply based on above specs

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This card would be a great AGP card from ATi for a low price.

Newegg.com - SAPPHIRE 100175L Radeon X1650PRO 512MB 128-bit GDDR2 AGP 4X/8X Video Card - Retail

And for the PSU, this would do for your system.

Newegg.com - FSP Group SAGA+ 400R ATX12V 400W Power Supply 120/220 - 240v NEMKO, TUV, CSA, IEC, UL, CE - Retail
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What would be a decent 100.00ish AGP video card? Would a Geforce 7600 GS with 256 mb, be better than a 7300 GT with 512 mb?
Yes. The 7600GS is more advanced and a higher model than the 7300GT.

For graphic card, I would suggest:
HD2600Pro
X1650Pro

For the power supply:
Newegg.com - FSP Group SAGA+ 400R ATX12V 400W Power Supply 120/220 - 240v NEMKO, TUV, CSA, IEC, UL, CE - Retail
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Thanks for the advice. Looks great.

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you could save a couple bucks with one with a mail in rebate:
Newegg.com - GECUBE GC-RX165GA2-E3R Radeon X1650PRO 512MB 128-bit GDDR2 AGP 4X/8X Video Card - Retail
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