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Old 09-12-2005, 02:01 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I need some sugestions on what I should upgrade 1st on my comp.

I have a Amd64 2800+
768 mb of memory pc 2700
radeon 9550 128mb
120 gb HDD
450w PS(came with the case)
Logysis Area 51 case
creative audigy 2 ZS

I have 200-300 bucks to spend

id also like to cool down my system
runs at 70 or so degrees celcius and proceesor runs at like 45-50.

I ran some benchmarks and i score like 17,000 on aquamark, 8,000 on 3dmark 01 and 2,000 on 3dmark 03

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Old 09-12-2005, 07:36 AM   #2 (permalink)
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That really depends on what you plan doing. Gaming? If so (and if it were me) I'd start by looking at my graphics card.

Cooling is, for the most part, fairly cheap. Good after-market CPU coolers aren't too expensive

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Old 09-12-2005, 09:19 AM   #3 (permalink)
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A little hard to give just one suggestion. MOBO, Vid Card, RAM, and CPU in that order. IMO. that puts you way out of your price range, sorry.
I\'m happy with it.
X2 4400+
ATI X1800 XT
2x1gb Corsair XMS CL2
1 Raptor 74 gig
ABIT AN8 Ultra
OCZ Powerstream 520w
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