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Old 07-08-2012, 10:24 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hello, I am looking to get some upgrades for my computer.

Current specs:
  • Windows 7 Ultimate x64
  • Intel Core i5 760 2.80GHz
  • 2GB DDR3 RAM @ 668MHz
  • ASUS P7P55D-E LX (mobo)
  • ATI Radeon 5700
  • 1.5TB, 500GB hard drives

I'm looking to upgrade to a 128GB SSD, 8GB RAM, new mobo, and a new case.
Unless someone can reeeally convince me, I want to stick with my current CPU/graphics card. Can't afford to spend too much on this. Also for why i'm wanting to upgrade my mobo, its because my current one has been having on/off booting issues and RAM issues (only recognizes 2GB despite me having 4GB).

Using it for fairly intensive gaming, mainly for Guild Wars 2, TF2, Starcraft 2 as well.

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Old 07-08-2012, 11:00 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Default Re: Upgrading my PC

CPU is ok, but the graphics card could help a lot unless you're ok with lower settings.

Can understand on the mobo. Thing is, to save pennies you could get a single 8GB stick of 1600 and not need a mobo.
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