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Old 10-14-2004, 05:41 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Just completed upgrading my comp for the next gen of online games.

Went from Athlon 1700+
1GB PC2700 Kingston
MX-440 4X (piece of garbage)
Asus Mobo cant remember model
500watt Power
Generic Case dunno brand


AMD 64 2800+ @2.23 Mghz Newcastle 512 Cahce
Chaintech VNF3-250 MOBO
Leadtek FX5700 Ultra 128MB
1GB PC-2700 Kingston
160GB Samsung HD
500watt Power
Thermaltake WinGo Xaser III

All i can say is WOW!! and the Mobo, Processor, Vid Card, Hard Drive, Case cost only $515.00 bucks, pretty cheap upgrade and AWESOME performance

What do you think?

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Old 10-14-2004, 05:58 PM   #2 (permalink)
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nice, but for 2-3 hundred more u could have gotten an nvidia 6800gt. other than that, its all good.

Xbox, gamecube and p s two,

my pc will own all three of you!!
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Old 10-14-2004, 05:59 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Sorry, but pretty average

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Old 10-14-2004, 06:17 PM   #4 (permalink)
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CHEAP was my main concern and from what i've read the 5700 Ultra can keep up until i can get a 6800GT down the road.

Gonna use my old MOBO/Porcessor to build another bot comp so i will put the 5700 Ultra into that and get a 6800GT or maybe 6600GT depends on price...
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Old 10-14-2004, 06:46 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Oh yeah was gonna ask the pro's if PC-3200 memory is that much better than PC-2700 how much of a difference would i notice?
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Old 10-14-2004, 06:49 PM   #6 (permalink)
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I have 2700 and everyone wants me to get 3200 but I dont see a huge performance gain in it.

BTW i would rate that comp a B+, a bit above average.
15'' Macbook Pro
Intel Core 2 Duo 2.16ghz
x1600 128MB
Windows XP/Mac OSX 10.5

No longer a Guru of games...
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Old 10-14-2004, 10:58 PM   #7 (permalink)
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yeah..average is my computer lol... that is above average.. excellt for the price range... and room for future upgrades!
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Old 10-15-2004, 02:46 AM   #8 (permalink)
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better than my computer

Core 2 Duo E6400, DFI Infinity 975X/G, 2x 512mb DDR2 667mhz, Albatron 7900gt, WD 200gb SATA, Samsung DVD-RW, Silverstone ST-50EF 500w PSU.
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