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Old 04-11-2004, 08:20 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Actually if I were you I might consider getting an AMD Mobile processor so you can overclock it. That way you can spend less money and get better performance.

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Old 04-11-2004, 11:04 PM   #12 (permalink)
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I would just get the 3000+ although unless you get the 400 mhz fsb, im not sure how much performance you will notice. I know going from the 266 fsb to the 400 fsb will be noticable, but the 400 mhz version will run you over your limit and will most likely require a new mobo. I cant really say there will be an amazing difference between the 2400+ 266 and the 2800+ 333... at least not for 120 dollars

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Old 04-12-2004, 04:47 AM   #13 (permalink)
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I would go with the anything from the AMD 2400+ to the 2800+ for that amount of money.

I have the 2600+ and it runs great, just my video card needs upgrading.

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Old 04-12-2004, 06:27 AM   #14 (permalink)
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Well if you are just looking for a performance increase and do not want to spend a lot of money - then consider a memory upgrade. I can't advise you any further because I don't know your system configuration. But RAM upgrades make a massive difference in games. Also how many start-up programs you have would make a big difference.

I personally only have Norton Antivirus and Firewall 2004 loading up on my system. But other programs like MSN, IRC, ICQ etc wouldn't make a massive difference (unless you have them all loaded at the same time).
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Old 04-12-2004, 04:20 PM   #15 (permalink)
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Hmm, the performance gains wouldn't be that great, maybe around 5 FPS in games If you have a crappy GFX card and you want better FPS for gaming, then you'd be better of upgrading the video card


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