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Old 06-05-2007, 02:39 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Right ,

The times came again to upgrade something to something new on my PC
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Cpu: Intel Pentium 4 @ 3.2Ghz ( OCED to 3.4Ghz )
Ram: Kingston Value Ram PC2700 1GB DDR 333MHZ
HDD : 1x 120GB IDE 7200RPM Samsung , 1 x 300GB WD 7200RPM , 1x 80GB Maxtor 7200RPM
Mobo: Asus P4P800-X
Video : Nvidia Geforce 6200 256MB
Sound : Creative Audigy 2 ZS
OS : Windows XP Professional
DVD RW , DVD ROM
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so what could i upgrade !!!
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Depends on how much you want to spend, or what you plan on doing with it. I would say upgrade the CPU, motherboard, RAM, and graphics.
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i just got the CPU and Mobo there good for a another year

i game alot on the machine

i wanna now what to upgrade not how much its gonna cost !!!
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If you just got the CPU and motherboard, you could just upgrade the RAM and graphics.
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thats wat i was thinking .. recommend me a good card !!! and some Memory .. my mobo will take up to 400MHZ
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What graphic slot do you have? I'm guessing AGP, right?
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What graphic slot do you have? I'm guessing AGP, right?
safe to assume AGP.... um x1950pro is the best u can get thats like 200$
so thats too pricey... get a x1650xt, its open box on newegg and i heard its a decent price
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this 1 ? Sapphire X1950Pro 512MB DDR3 Dual DVI VIVO AGP Graphics Card
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The best AGP cards are in the $200 range. But IMO, if you're spending this much money, you should just save up for a new motherboard, CPU, RAM, and graphics because that rig is so dated. But you said you just got the CPU and mobo.

What resolution do you play games at? If it's below 1600 x 1200, then a 256mb graphic card will do fine.
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newegg has it cheaper....
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