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Old 01-08-2006, 10:16 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I have $200 to spend on an upgrade.

I will however continue upgrading my entire computer within the next 2 months. That'll total about $600-800 worth of upgrades.

Anyways, as with my first installment I would like suggestions.

My setup is:

Chaintech VNF3-250 mobo
XFX 6600gt
512mb Geil Value Ram
TurtleBeach Rivera Sound Card
36.7 gb Raptor HD
AMD 3000+

I am having trouble deciding between:

1) getting another raptor and running raid
2) getting another stick of geil value ram.
3) getting a better soundcard

I will be upgrading the mobo to socket 939 with SLI so dont worry about that.

Also should I invest in 512mb ram or should I go ahead and start getting some 1gb sticks? I was thinking of going 4gb of ram later on when I get a new mobo. Will 4gb be overkill? I will be playing games like BF2 on this new comp.

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Old 01-08-2006, 10:19 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Windows 32bit only supports 2GB.
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hmm.. well I guess ill be doing some research on windows 64bit.
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Windows 32bit only supports 2GB.
Windows XP 32 bit supports 4GBs of ram
Windows Xp 64 bit supports +128GBs of ram
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