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Old 01-20-2004, 11:24 AM   #1 (permalink)
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im gettin paid soon and have got a problem i just got xp2600 cpu and 512 dd400, leavin me wit almost enough for another comp all exept a HDD. my system is now xp2600 tbred, 512ddr400 40HDD geforce 3 ti200, what i was gonna do was get another 512 ddr400 and a HDD for other comp and use it as a server. But i want a new graphics card. il have bout 130 to spend and was looking at the Sapphire ATI Radeon 9600XT 256mg


8th from bottom. so its either more ram and a hdd for server or great graphics. any1 any ideas what i do?


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Old 01-20-2004, 11:29 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Hold off on the graphics as you can get a computer running without it and will more then likely be able to afford another Card soon enough...
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Old 01-20-2004, 06:31 PM   #3 (permalink)
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i think you dont need 1 gig of mem (for now), and hard drives aren't the biggest performance makers/crushers. i say go for the 9600xt
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Old 01-21-2004, 09:12 AM   #4 (permalink)
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ahg this is hard, two replies on here one sayin each the other. and asked two ppl i no and both gimme different answers :S :S what to do.
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Old 01-22-2004, 02:20 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Your computer is good enough as it is except for GRAPHICS + with the XT, you'll get free HL2 download whenever it comes out.

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