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Old 06-25-2005, 07:14 PM   #1 (permalink)
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right.. well. i have a 3000+ athlon xp, 2 x 512mb ddr ram fsb 333 pc2700, 6600gt agp.. and i am thinking of upgrading to 3200+ athlon xp, 2 x 1gb ddr ram fsb 400 pc3200, 6800gt agp (overclock to ultra if possible)

is that a good upgrade.. and how much of a performance gain will i get

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Old 06-25-2005, 08:04 PM   #2 (permalink)
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upgrade the RAM and the vid card, ull net a significant increase. dont bother with the CPU. In fact, there is no real point in upgrading a Socket A ATM. U know what? Save the money, buy another stick of 512 RAM, and when u have the money, get a socket 939 mobo with an Athlon 64 and a vid card.


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yeah i am going to have to agree, you already have a pretty good processor, maybe at a little bit more ram and your good to go. you can upgrade the videocard if you want, but I wouldnt go all out, because you might want to save for a 939.
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Personally I would just throw some extra ram in ther now.

Video card is great, better to wait off (or buy now) for the 7800GTX or next series of cards.
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