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Old 12-27-2004, 11:29 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I have a client's system that's an Intel CA810e mainboard w/ 128Mb SDRAM & 750MHz PIII/20G HDD.

His children are trying to run high-intensity video games but the system either locks up or gives a virtual memory error. There is no AGP slot and video is integrated.

If I max the RAM at 512Mb PC100 and add a decent graphics card @ either 128Mb or 256Mb, will that be sufficient to handle these games? Or should I lean towards a faster overall system?

Examples of games: Madden Sports 2005/Jurassic Park Operation Genesis.

Thanks for any input!
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With the money you invest it would be wiser to buy a whole new computer
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Old 12-27-2004, 12:37 PM   #3 (permalink)
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if i were you, i would buy a new mobo with a agp slot and the needed supplies, and this video card:6800
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i think this motherboard should do since he is running intel
http://www.newegg.com/app/viewproduc...121-184&DEPA=0
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