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Old 03-02-2009, 10:35 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Well im just upgrading my mother board and ram.

Im pretty sure my current mobo is fried so im gonna upgrade it.

To this:

Newegg.com - ASUS P5GC-MX/1333 LGA 775 Intel 945GC Micro ATX Intel Motherboard - Intel Motherboards (mobo)

Newegg.com - G.SKILL 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 667 (PC2 5300) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory - Desktop Memory (ram)

And im gonna use
my case generic
intel duel core hyper thread processor
bfg 8500gt
200gb wd hd
400 watt psu


think itll be ok?

Im really just gonna use it for general searching and playing counter strike 1.6


Also working on a budget (=

Any suggestions?
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Old 03-02-2009, 10:39 PM   #2 (permalink)
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it would work, but you can get better stuff. what's your absolute max budget?

like i said though, it's fine for what you'll be doing so you dont' need anything bigger or better, but there are options to better serve you in the future if you want it.
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Old 03-02-2009, 10:47 PM   #3 (permalink)
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im tryin to spend around 100 to 110 bucks ha ha college aint cheap man
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Get this motherboard:
Newegg.com - ASUS P5KPL-AM/PS LGA 775 Intel G31 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard - Intel Motherboards

Overall, a lot better than the one you picked. Supports quads for future upgrades and higher ram speeds.

This ram is better as well:
Newegg.com - G.SKILL 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory - Desktop Memory
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