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Old 05-30-2007, 10:36 PM   #1 (permalink)
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for my hp pavilion specs:
Computer Type ACPI Uniprocessor PC
Operating System Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
OS Service Pack [ TRIAL VERSION ]
DirectX (DirectX 9.0c)

CPU Type AMD Sempron, 1800 MHz (9 x 200) 3000+
Motherboard Name Asus K8S-LA (3 PCI, 1 AGP, 2 DDR DIMM, Audio, Video, LAN, IEEE-1394)
Motherboard Chipset SiS 760GX, AMD Hammer
System Memory [ TRIAL VERSION ]
BIOS Type Award (04/20/05)
Communication Port Communications Port (COM1)
Communication Port ECP Printer Port (LPT1)

Video Adapter SiS 760 (64 MB)
3D Accelerator SiS 330 Mirage IGP
Monitor HP D8904 [17" CRT] (113613638163)

Audio Adapter Realtek ALC658 @ SiS 7012 Audio Device

IDE Controller SiS PCI IDE Controller
IDE Controller Standard Dual Channel PCI IDE Controller
Disk Drive HP psc 2175 USB Device
Disk Drive ST340014AS (40 GB, 7200 RPM, SATA)
Optical Drive LITE-ON DVDRW SOHW-1633S (DVD+R9:2.4x, DVD+RW:16x/4x, DVD-RW:8x/4x, DVD-ROM:16x, CD:48x/24x/48x DVD+RW/DVD-RW)
SMART Hard Disks Status OK

D: (FAT32) 7125 MB (1265 MB free)
Total Size [ TRIAL VERSION ]

Keyboard Standard 101/102-Key or Microsoft Natural PS/2 Keyboard
Mouse Logitech USB Wheel Mouse

Primary IP Address [ TRIAL VERSION ]
Primary MAC Address 00-13-D4-31-F1-BA
Network Adapter SiS 900-Based PCI Fast Ethernet Adapter (192. [ TRIAL VERSION ])
Modem Agere Systems PCI Soft Modem
Modem Communications cable between two computers

DMI BIOS Vendor Phoenix Technologies, LTD
DMI BIOS Version 3.12
DMI System Manufacturer HP Pavilion 061
DMI System Product PY208AV-ABA a1030e
DMI System Version 0qm1211CT101SALMO00
DMI System Serial Number [ TRIAL VERSION ]
DMI Motherboard Manufacturer ASUSTek Computer INC.
DMI Motherboard Product Salmon
DMI Motherboard Version 1.04
DMI Motherboard Serial Number [ TRIAL VERSION ]
DMI Chassis Manufacturer Hewlett-Packard
DMI Chassis Version 1111
DMI Chassis Serial Number [ TRIAL VERSION ]
DMI Chassis Asset Tag [ TRIAL VERSION ]
DMI Chassis Type Desktop Case
DMI Total / Free Memory Sockets 2 / 1

which videocard is better
1. SAPPHIRE 100575L Radeon 9600XT 256MB 128-bit DDR AGP 4X/8X Video Card
2.Diamond S120 Radeon 9550 / 256MB DDR / AGP 8x / DVI / VGA / TV Out / Video Card

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Old 05-30-2007, 11:25 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Are you going to order that computer?

the 9600XT is better

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looks like hes running everest of his hp, i think hes upgrading

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Old 05-31-2007, 10:35 AM   #4 (permalink)
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well.... the thing is... i dont have any money right now... I just bought a gig of memory for this computer... supposed to be here this afternoon. How can I afford to make a new computer right now? I just need help upgrading my video card, harddrive, and I need help with this 3d problem Im having with wow right now.... it says the 3d accelerator wont start but I can play 3d games online.. I dont know wats going on. Anyone thinK i should install it again or something. It says make sure your videocard updates are up to date and make sure you have the latest directx9.0c. I think I've done both or maybe not
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radeon 9600xt, because its a higher series and has the higher class XT
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Old 06-01-2007, 11:01 AM   #6 (permalink)
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well the new videocard theory is gone... I had 60 bucks. now I have -60 cuz I fried my motherboard and it costs 120 for everything which I have to pay someone back. Yah but once I get money ill upgrade. Is a computer like an xbox 360 if you make it like it?

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