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Old 01-14-2006, 06:51 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Well...my pc just doesn't make the cut anymore... I need to do a bit of an upgrade for it to work with Battlefield 2 and I'd like to see if these parts will work with my mobo...

Ram: http://www.ncix.com/products/index.p...cture=Kingston
CPU: http://www.ncix.com/products/index.p...6&promoid=1046
Vid Card: http://www.ncix.com/products/index.p...nufacture=eVGA

Oh, and I have an OLLLLLLLLD mobo, it's called a "ASUS P4S333" :amazed:. Which means nothing to me at all...all I know is that the Video card fits into the PCI slots I have (I think), and the ram suites the pc2700 that the User Guide says. As for the cpu, I have no clue if it will work or not. So, any clarafications for these parts are greatly welcomed. So are suggestions to other parts (must ship to canada hah)
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That CPU wont fit it. Thats a Socket LGA775, yours is a Socket 478.

I don't think that video card will be worth it. It's PCI. PCI sucks. PCI-express rocks.

And you don't have dual channel memory slots.


I recommend you get a new mobo, an AMD athlon 64 (socket 939), and dual channel 512MB DDR400 (PC3200), and a decent PCI-Express video card.
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How much would a half-decent mobo cost? If you could recommend a good one, that isn't too expensive, I'll find some parts that will fit with it, and ask again...
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Gigabyte makes great products for intel CPU's. Thats all I use.
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Would this mobo do the job?

http://www.ncix.com/products/index.p...nufacture=ASUS

I know it's ASUS, but still...it's something. I just want to know if those parts will WORK with it.
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For Intel this would be a decent setup:

CPU: P4 3.0Ghz LGA775
Mobo: MSI 915P Neo-F
RAM: Geil 1GB (2x512MB) PC3200
Video Card: Anything PCI-Express would work. Depends on how intense the games you wanna play are

For AMD this would be a decent setup:

CPU: Athlon 64 3200+ Venice Core
Mobo: MSI K8N Neo4-F
RAM: Geil 1GB (2x512MB) PC3200
Video Card: Anything PCI-Express would work. Depends on how intense the games you wanna play are
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Ok, those are from newegg, which is american . And I need somewhere that can ship to canada...So, finally, I hope these work -_-

mobo - http://www.ncix.com/products/index.p...cture=Gigabyte
cpu - http://www.ncix.com/products/index.p...anufacture=AMD
ram - http://www.ncix.com/products/index.p...cture=Kingston

...and I'll pick a vid card later. Hopefully this works...
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Motherboard: http://www.canadacomputers.com/index...688&cid=MB.693

CPU: http://www.canadacomputers.com/index...86&cid=CPU.611


The ram you selected is fairly high preformance ram, are you overclocking? If your not get something like this:

http://www.canadacomputers.com/index...19&cid=RAM.178
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Motherboard: http://www.canadacomputers.com/index...688&cid=MB.693

CPU: http://www.canadacomputers.com/index...86&cid=CPU.611


The ram you selected is fairly high preformance ram, are you overclocking? If your not get something like this:

http://www.canadacomputers.com/index...19&cid=RAM.178

I second that.
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Oh yea and if you can afford it get this video card: http://www.ncix.com/products/index.p...nufacture=eVGA

Otherwise get something like this:

http://www.ncix.com/products/index.p...nufacture=eVGA
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