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Old 12-14-2006, 08:51 PM   #1 (permalink)
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If you didn't want to buy a new computer cause of insufficient funds ( 150 dollars ) to upgrade this system?



CPU : AMD Athlon XP 2800+
MOBO : ASUS A7NX nForce 2
RAM : 767MB Ram
Video Card : PNY Verto gefore 5900XT


im thinking new video card? anyone with me? would i notice any improvement? just the slightest would be great.
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Old 12-14-2006, 09:03 PM   #2 (permalink)

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The video card would give you the greatest gaming improvement.

That's also pretty much the only choice for you since you would have to buy a mobo along with a new cpu. You have enough ram to run most things for now.
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Old 12-14-2006, 09:07 PM   #3 (permalink)
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ahh i see, so a new video card.. what do u recommend? is yours good? i have AGP
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XFX PVT73KUAL3 GeForce 7600GS 256MB 128-bit GDDR2 AGP 8X Video Card
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814150190
$129.99 + 3 Business Day Shipping $5.64
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Mine is decent but the one Trotter suggested is much better so if you have the money go for that one.
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Old 12-15-2006, 12:19 AM   #6 (permalink)
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aah i see nice ! my friend just offered me a ATi 9800pro for 75 dollars? what do u guys think?
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no, those are old and the 7600GS that Trotter reccommended would practically rape a 9800pro
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Whadda ya mean "practically"???
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Old 12-15-2006, 01:49 AM   #9 (permalink)
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hahaha sweet ! thanks guys ima order tomorow =] very apreciated for the help, also ima get 256 more ram so itl be..


CPU : AMD Athlon XP 2800+
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RAM : 1GB Ram
Video Card : XFX PVT73KUAL3 GeForce 7600GS 256MB


think i can go anywhere witht his? maybe WoW? =]
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****, WoW's like HL: 1 with a system like that. Of course, there'd be a better video card suggestion if you had PCIe, but that is of no consequence. You won't be able to max out a game like FEAR, or Oblivion, but you'll be able to play a lot of games at very good settings.

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