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Old 01-15-2007, 01:22 PM   #1 (permalink)
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how much do you tihnk i could get for my current setup, is it any good at all? could i run games with it?

AMD Athlon 64 3200 (2.0 GHz )
DVD+RW 16x
160 GB ata hard drive
512 ddr RAM ( i think 128 is deticated to video or somtihng like that tho)
5 USB ports
8-in-1 memory card reader
nVIDIA GeForce 6100

(If it makes a differance it is a Emachines)
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Old 01-15-2007, 01:28 PM   #2 (permalink)
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That's pretty similar to my computer, except I have dual drives, 1.5GB RAM, and 4 extra USB ports.

I payed $400 for mine at Best Buy new only four months ago, so yours should run about $350, having less RAM.

As far as games go, it won't run that much unless you upgrade the memory, or more importantly, the graphics card.
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Cool i bought it for $300 this summer. Any recomended upgrades? just like 512 more RAM and a better video card?
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The video card is Okay, depending on what you're playing

With an extra 512MB RAM, you're open to alot of possibilites. Plus It has a PCI-E slot, which is very good for upgrading.

Let's say you have a $150 budget:
G-Skill 512MB RAM (1 Stick) $40.99 = http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231078

Jetway 256MB Radeon X550 PCI Express $64.99 - $20 MI Rebate = http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814153027

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Equals out to $105.98, $85.98 after taxes. That would be a nice cheap upgrade. The card alone would be good too.
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i was just wondering about the gaming, right now the only games i play are roller coaster tycoon from 1999 and oregon trails 2 form 1996.
sooo....., if i got those two upgrades what games could i run?
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With those two upgrades, you could play games from around 2005 and below. The newer games need ALOT of memory and video card performance. It's crazy!
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