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Old 08-08-2006, 06:40 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Im not the smartest person with computers so i need some answers. I have a Celeron (R) 2.66 Ghz processor. I need to know if their will be a noticeable difference in most of my games framerates, texture, or both if i upgraded with a 2.4 Ghz AMD athlon 64.

Here are my basic computer specifications. ( Basically important comp specifications with games )

RAM : 1024mb
Video : Ati visiontek xtasy radeon 256mb
Sound : Sound blaster audigy SE
Processor : Intel Celeron (R) 2.66 Ghz

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Yes you will see a significant improvement with performance of games. You would then have to change the motherboard if you want an AMD.



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Also depending on the motherboard you get, you may have to get a new gfx card.

Just keep in mind that if you want to keep your old one, you'll need to buy a motherboard wiht agp and not pci-e
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ya you need a new mobo, a amd 64 would help. and the part that would help out the best with your games frame rates is a new video card, pci-e would be best. somethin like a 7600 or even a 6800

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