Help with first computer build. - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Hardware > New Systems | Building and Buying
Click Here to Login
Closed Thread
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 08-23-2005, 10:14 PM   #1 (permalink)
Newb Techie
Join Date: Aug 2005
Posts: 2
Send a message via AIM to leeroy.j
Wink Help with first computer build.

Im looking to build a compter that is a fairly decent one i curently have a compaq presario sr1200nx i dont know if i want to update it and get a new graphics card or what. I have a limmited budget of about $400 so pleasse help.

leeroy.j is offline  
Old 08-24-2005, 01:34 AM   #2 (permalink)
Super Techie
Join Date: May 2005
Posts: 457
Send a message via AIM to damasta55r

I don't think its really upgradeable. Only thing would be a pci gfx card. And possibly more ram. If possible in your budget, i would do the following upgrade, you would need a new case,mobo,psu, operating system, more ram, new gfx card, which might cost more than $400.


First got a computer 4 years ago. Windows ME. Got second hand computers with different operating systems from my family members to play around with...

damasta55r-Cnet forum

AMD 3700+ San Diego
Corsair 1GB 2x512
eVGA 6600GT
250GB Hard Drive
Sound Blaster Audigy
Windows XP HOME W/SP2
damasta55r is offline  
Old 08-24-2005, 03:22 AM   #3 (permalink)
Join Date: Jul 2005
Posts: 2,327
Send a message via AIM to Flanker

It probably isn't worth it to upgrade your current PC, you need to build a new comp. Its going to be very hard on a $400 budget though, especially if you need a new monitor, and its going to be impossible if you want a new LCD monitor.
Flanker is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:05 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.