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Old 09-09-2006, 07:47 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Unhappy Processors and upgrading my pc!

Hello

I am wanting to upgrade my computer system.

I currently have:

Pentium 4 2.8Ghz processor 800mhz

These are the things I really need upgrading.

I would like to buy an entirely brand new system and have two in line but I was just wondering whether these processors would perform better than the one I already have.

Computer 1 - Pentium D 945 3.4Ghz 800Mhz

Computer 2 - AMD Athlon 64 3200+

I'm looking for a good performance in games, general office tasks and internet.

Thanks

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Old 09-09-2006, 07:52 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Both would perform better then your current, but go with the AMD X2s.
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Old 09-09-2006, 09:07 AM   #3 (permalink)
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I thought you might say that the AMD ones were better!

Here is the link to the PC with the Pentium D 945 which I might get.

Here

The one with AMD is a custom build from Overclockers but it doesn't come with a monitor and is just as expensive. I'm not sure, I just want a solid, smooth and reliable performance as the PC I've got at the moment is starting to show it's age. Plus storage is a big thing I'm thinking about. 250GB seems enough for me but I will go higher depending on the price (lets just say 250GB is a minimum).

I'm looking for a PC in the £500-£799 bracket.

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Old 09-09-2006, 09:27 AM   #4 (permalink)
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- AMD Athlon 64 3200+ Venice CPU
- AMD approved cooler
- Asus A8N-E nForce4 Ultra PCI-Express Motherboard
- GeIL 1GB Value (2x512MB) DDR PC3200 CAS2.5 Dual Channel Kit
- 160GB Western Digital Serial ATA-2 8mb Cache Hard Drive
- BFG NVIDIA GeForce 7600 GT OC 256MB DDR3 PCI-Express Graphics Card
- NEC ND4570 16x16 DVD±RW Dual Layer ReWriter
- Onboard 6 Channel Audio
- Floppy Drive
- Antec NSK4400-UK Silent Midi Tower Case
- Antec 380W Silent ATX Power Supply

This is the spec of the one from Overclockers.
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Old 09-09-2006, 04:20 PM   #5 (permalink)
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the second is beter the other has a **** gpu but this has a crap cpu so try to find something a ltile beter or try configuring ur own rig and build it urself isaved about 1000 bucks on my rig by building it myself
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