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Old 08-13-2006, 02:34 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Upgrading, please help

This is my current computer:

Asus A8N32-Sli Deluxe motherboard
AMD Athlon 64 FX60
2x eVGA 7900 GTX 512 Superclocked
Creative X-Fatal1ty
2 GB (2 x 1GB) 184 Pin DDR SDRAM DDR 400 (PC 3200)
700W Power supply

My power supply seems like it blew up, my computer wont stay on for more than 2 seconds without turning off again. So right now I can't use it, so i'm thinking of doing some upgrades. And I need some help

I'm thinking of getting a 1000W Power supply instead now, here is the link:


Also, I'm thinking of changing my RAM, but I don't know to what. I want a faster RAM memory, and I was told I should get a (PC 4000) one. I really don't know much about this, but I was thinking of Corsair again, or OCZ.

Also my friend told me, I should get DDR3, but I don't even know if that is out yet, lol. Or if its compatible with what I have... Anyway, I thought of getting this one:


I don't really know tho, if theres anything better from Corsair I can get, please help me. I would like faster memory RAM.

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Old 08-13-2006, 02:38 PM   #2 (permalink)
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1000 Watt?

Get a OCZ Game Extreme power supply or one of those PC and power cooling 750 SI's.

Also your ram is fine. Unless you want to overclock your just wasting your money buying new ram.


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Old 08-13-2006, 02:40 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Could you link me to the supply plz
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Old 08-13-2006, 02:44 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Ummm... try this first before you spend all that money on something you may or may not need....


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Old 08-13-2006, 03:17 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Btw, on the Asus A8N32 Sli, you can only put 2 video cards and 1 sound card right? theres no more space for anything else?
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