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Old 12-21-2009, 06:38 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Question should i upgrade??

i am wondering if my computer needs to be upgraded or if i should just wait.

here are the specs

AMD Athlon II X4 620(2.6GHz)
4GB DDR3 1333
NVIDIA GeForce 9800GT 1GB

I'm thinking i need more RAM but idk.

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Old 12-21-2009, 06:41 AM   #2 (permalink)
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If you are not having any issues with games you currently play there is no need to upgrade. 4gb of ram is plenty for now. I assume you are running a 64bit OS.

If you are having issues, what is your upgrade budget? What PSU do you have?

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Old 12-21-2009, 08:19 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Default Re: should i upgrade??

If everything is running for you ok....then no need to upgrade.......still looks to be a pretty good system.
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Default Re: should i upgrade??

Yes, as the above, unless you are having problems, no need to upgrade.
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Old 12-21-2009, 09:32 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Default Re: should i upgrade??

If you just want to upgrade then I would suggest upgrading your Cooling System. Maybe a nice new Hi-Performance CPU Heatsink. Or maybe a new Full-Tower Case to improve the Ventilation.

Your Video Card is starting to be a little out-dated but you may need a bigger power supply if you get a Newer-Faster one.
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