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Old 01-19-2010, 03:59 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Upgrading my system.

Hi guys, I'm looking to buy a new motherboard, CPU and Ram, but I'm not sure what will work best with my system. Any suggestions? My budget is between 300-500$

my current system is:

Ergon 750w - Powersupply
ASRock ALiveNF7G-GLAN - Motherboard
AMD Triple-core 2.1 GHz - Processor
6GB DDR2-800 @ 400MHz - Ram
ATI Radeon HD 5770 - 1 DDR5 - Graphics Card
Creative X-Fi Titanium Fatal1ty Champion - Soundcard

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Old 01-19-2010, 04:17 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Default Re: Upgrading my system.

Your board will handle up to a 95watt cpu.
ASRock > Products > ALiveNF7G-GLAN > CPU Support List

this is the best:
Newegg.com - AMD Phenom II X4 945 Deneb 3.0GHz 4 x 512KB L2 Cache 6MB L3 Cache Socket AM3 95W Quad-Core Processor - Processors - Desktops $161

It will most likely require a bios update to run.

You already have 6gb of ddr2 800 ram. Why do you need new ram?
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