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Old 08-11-2006, 12:17 PM   #11 (permalink)
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ya i know all i want is it to b able to play games like call of duty 2 and stuff at a good speed with good quality and b able to multitask with large programs with out it slowing down im not lookin for an amazing gaming comp atleast not yet
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$50 FSP Group AX450-PN 450W Power Supply
$64 MSI K8N Neo4-F NVIDIA nForce4 ATX AMD Motherboard
$100 AMD Athlon 64 3700+ San Diego
$190 G.SKILL 2GB 184-Pin DDR SDRAM Unbuffered DDR 400 Memory
$140 eVGA 256-P2-N554-AX Geforce 7600GT KO 256MB Video Card
and a $50 case you got a whole new comp lol
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OK. You have a 3200+ (same as I have). Since you have a socket 939, you can upgrade your CPU pretty cheap right now... you may want to snag a cheap single-core like a 4000+ for $135:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103529

Your mobo can support up to 4 gig of RAM, but go with the 2x1 gig sticks as recommended above.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231039

Your power supply is only 300W, so you will definately need to replace it if you plan on getting a video card (duh!).
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817103937

You have a PCI-E slot, so you can buy about any card you want. Go with a eVGA 256-P2-N584-AR Geforce 7900GT KO 256MB for $264.99 ($244.99 after $20.00 Mail-In Rebate):
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130033

That will set you up with a good gaming machine.
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upgrade everything but the cpu, and if you're still not satisfied, then upgrade to a dual core cpu.
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No need to change out the motherboard unless you plan to overclock. And the eMachine chassis is actually pretty nice for a pre-built.

The PSU definitely needs upgrading, and the graphics card is surely needed. The RAM is one that can be upgraded but wouldn't kill it if it wasn't.

Oh, you may want to toss in a case fan for the rear of the computer. When I added one to my eMachine is dropped the temp by 6-8 degrees.
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Old 08-13-2006, 12:37 AM   #16 (permalink)
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Yeah.... what Trotter and aliasaid had to offer is good.

RAM (go 2 x 512 in dual channel)
7600GT or 7900GT
PSU is a MUST!
Look into cooling options; balanced intake/exhaust

IMO: The EVGA 7600GT is an awesome card that does not require it's own power dongle. I had one and OC'd it to 623/1666 with a Zalman VF700

7600GT options: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130283


Zalman VF700: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835118117

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