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Old 01-18-2006, 11:52 AM   #1 (permalink)
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my computer specs are as shown below i want to upgrade my mobo and proccessor can you guys suggest some mobo/proccessor combos thank you.... would like to spend under 300 if possible thanks
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Old 01-18-2006, 11:56 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Do you want to stick with AGP? The reason I ask is because AGP is being phased out and PCI-Express is the offering of today and the near future. If you upgrade the motherboard and CPU then you'll need to upgrade your video card as well. I suggest that you keep saving the cash until you can buy all three. I would also add that you might want to consider another power supply as well if your upgrade demands it.
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Old 01-18-2006, 11:58 AM   #3 (permalink)
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yes i would like an pci express
i know i would need a new vid card could you plz show me a nice mobo/proccessor combo and throw in a psu thank you
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Old 01-18-2006, 12:02 PM   #4 (permalink)
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what about this?

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...?EdpNo=1740008
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AMD Athlon 3700+ San Diego s939
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103539

MSI K8N Neo4-F
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813130491

That's about a $300 combo right there. Best bang/buck in my opinion. The video card is up to you unless you post here with a budget. But basically, spend as much as you can to get the best card.

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Think about another 512MB stick of ram. If you want, think eBaying (is that even a word) those two 256MB sticks, and buy two 512MB sticks.
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that's good ram though. Unless he's going to be doing some heavier gaming, 512 will be enough. Like Age of Empires III runs perfectly fine on 512.

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