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Old 06-18-2005, 01:33 AM   #1 (permalink)
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ok heres my question, i want to upgrade my system to a athlon64 3500, from my current system, which is

a7n8x-e deluxe,
athlon 3200+
geforce 6800GT agp
1gig DDR 400
2 HDD
DVD/CD/DVD-R Drive

the problem that im having is that i want to upgrade but use most of the parts from this pc. only having to buy the items need for the upgrade. what would you guys recommend?
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Old 06-18-2005, 02:14 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Old 06-18-2005, 02:18 AM   #3 (permalink)
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is there any good motherboards with agp and pci express slots?
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Old 06-18-2005, 02:28 AM   #4 (permalink)
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none out, but if you want pci-e, go with the dfi lanparty ultra-d board, for agp go with the one hacp recommended.
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Old 06-18-2005, 02:32 AM   #6 (permalink)
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hmm ic, hey anyone that can explain the difference in SATA/ATA/IDE HDD, don't want to make same mistake my friend did and have to buy new harddrives, right now i have the hdd that have the same cables as the cd/dvd room. are those IDE? or ATA?
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Those are IDE. SATA is the best for HDD's of course now there's SATA2 so, go with SATA (150) or SATA2(300).
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are SATA the ones witht he tin red cable?
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are SATA the ones witht he tin red cable?
Yes Sata is the one with the thin rad cable compered to IDE which is thick and round.
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