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Old 12-06-2004, 11:17 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Ok, someone wants me to build 'em a comp. They're gonna use it for 1/2 office stuff and 1/2 for gaming. THe gaming should be pretty good, but not 6800 good. These are the specs they came up with, and I can already see errors:

AMD XP 2400+
ASUS KT600 SKT-A
512MB DDR PC3200
160GB
RADEON 9200SE 128MB

I can figure out the case and what not.
Ok, I know that the vid card and the processor probably aren't the best for the job. I dunno about the mobo; I don't have an AMD so...anyways, they also gave me some upgrades if need be:

AMD XP 2600-2700
1GB RAM PC3200
200GB

I do not believe that the processor upgrade will do either. THe major probs are the vid card, the mobo(?), and the processor. What should I be looking for? Thanks
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Old 12-06-2004, 11:21 PM   #2 (permalink)
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If they do alot of multi-tasking i would maybe suggest some more ram, what kind of games does he play
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Old 12-06-2004, 11:48 PM   #3 (permalink)
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more than 1 gb ram???
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Old 12-06-2004, 11:58 PM   #4 (permalink)
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fsb and cache.
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Old 12-07-2004, 12:16 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Asus A7N8X-Deluxe

get this Mobo for AthlonXP

and get Barton 2500+

512MB will be fine (if used in cluster of 2 X 256)
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Old 12-07-2004, 12:22 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Get rid of that 9200se and get a better card like a 9800 they will thank you for it.
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Old 12-07-2004, 08:10 AM   #7 (permalink)
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Ok, thanks all. I figured more better components were required.
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