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Old 01-03-2010, 03:09 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Current Rig:
Coolermaster Case Wave-Master
ASUS M2N Deluxe SLI Motherboard
AM2 Dual Core 6000+
2GB DDR2 RAM(800mhz)
eVGA 768mb Geforce 8800 GTX
Thermaltake 750w PSU
Seagate 500gb SATA Drive

I was thinking that the main things that I would probably need to upgrade is the video card, processor, motherboard, and memory.

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Old 01-03-2010, 03:27 PM   #2 (permalink)
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how much you plan on spending?

it doesn't look like you're too desperate to upgrade as thats a pretty decent setup there; but for now you could maybe add another 2gb of ram, and if you're having trouble gaming replace the video card. If you have a high enough budget, then you could try to upgrade mobo/cpu.

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I second that. What's your budget? Also, what OS are you running, as a 32-bit OS can only access 3.5GB of RAM (may be time to upgrade to Win7- hint, hint).

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Default Re: Possibly upgrading my rig.

What resolution are you running and what games are you looking to improve FPS in?

If your playing on a 22' or less you probably won't see too much improvement by buying new hardware. If in that case the first upgrade should be at least a monitor with 1920X1080 resolution..
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