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Old 02-29-2008, 08:19 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Question What should I upgrade to make this computer better?

What should I do to upgrade my computer? Im thinking of another gig of RAM...

***I am on an extremely low budget at the moment.***

What would you gys recommend for some cheap(er) upgrades?

It has not been overclocked yet.... How much more do you think I could get out of it if i overclocked it?

Abit AG8 motherboard with gigabyte ethernet and firewire
2.8 Ghz intel LGA775 processor with Thermalright heatpipe cooler
1GB of DDR Ram (Cosair Value Select)
Gigabyte X800XL ATI Radeon Graphics card with heatpipes instead of fans
80GB WD800 IDE drive & Floppy Drive
Lite-on DVD Rom/CD Writer
Windows XP installed and activated.
Lightweight silver aluminum case with custom fans


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Old 02-29-2008, 08:31 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Default Re: What should I upgrade to make this computer better?

What model of cpu is that? Celeron? Pentium? Core 2 duo?
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Old 02-29-2008, 08:33 PM   #3 (permalink)
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oh, my bad... Its a P4
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by what i heard you can oc a p4 alot so it might be worth it to oc it instead of upgrading something, but you could also grab a gig of ram for like $40.
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i agree, overclock the CPU and use the money for some better RAM... and/or a better CPU cooler maybe? - RK
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