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Old 08-26-2005, 11:02 AM   #1
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I HAVE A HP PAVILION A706N and I WANT TO UPGRADE IT AND BUT EVRY THING TO MAKE IT A GAMING COMPUTR SO I CAN PLAY BATTLEFIELD 2 AND DOOM 3 AT HIGH SETTINGS!!!
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Old 08-26-2005, 11:29 AM   #2
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What specs have you got just now, exactly?
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AMD Athlon(B) XP 3000+ 2.10 GHz
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Old 08-26-2005, 11:42 AM   #4
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Better vid. card, more ram, and better psu. That'll do it for you.
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which?
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do i need a new sound card?
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Old 08-26-2005, 11:48 AM   #7
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I HAVE A HP PAVILION A706N and I WANT TO UPGRADE IT AND BUT EVRY THING TO MAKE IT A GAMING COMPUTR SO I CAN PLAY BATTLEFIELD 2 AND DOOM 3 AT HIGH SETTINGS!!!
The caps lock button is right above shift. Just in case u are wondering.

And now to the computer, as jac006 said a good vid card and more ram (i'd suggest getting 2x512 dual channel ddr400) and a new psu (maybe 400W?) How much are u willing to spend on the vid card?
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Old 08-26-2005, 11:50 AM   #8
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well my 6600gt plays (when i only had a single) doom 3 at high settings with 512mb pc-2700 ram and a amd 3000+ played it at 1024x768 with very little lag, just a sudden jerk sometimes before a battle but thats about it
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thts cool but i also wanna no if my computer can play BF2 with my upgrades and how do u OC?
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