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Old 04-16-2006, 04:27 AM   #1
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Default Computer Upgrade Help!

i am in need of help. i would like to max out my socket 423 system. most ppl are probably gonna say to just buy a new computer, but i got this for free and would like to utilize it. here is my specs:
-D850GB intel socket 423 chipset
-Pentium 4 1.7 ghz
-256mb RDRAM (64x4)
-NVIDIA FX5200 128mb : dont really care about upgrading video card
-soundblaster live card
-350W PS

-423 to 478 socket converter
-atleast 512mb :the shit is expensive

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Old 04-16-2006, 10:15 AM   #2
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there may be dip switches on the board so you can run the cpu at more mhz but i think you will be lucky to make this system run faster

1 Thermaltake Tsunami Dream case Jeantech 400w psu 220gig sata H/Drives Abit AV8 Mobo Socket 939 AMD 4200+ x 2 @ 2.6 ghz 2048 ram. 256mb Nvidia geforce 6200.
2 Abit AV8 350w psu AMD64 <A 3500+@2.4Ghz 512 ram geforce tornado 128mb.
3 Advent 7038 laptop AMD 2500+ 512ram ATI 320 graphics. wireless.
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Old 04-16-2006, 11:20 AM   #3
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more ram would help quite much. I wouldn't upgrade anything else, probably not going to be worth it.
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