Go Back   Computer Forums > General Computing > Hardware
Click Here to Login
Join Computer forums Today

Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 04-16-2006, 04:27 AM   #1
In Runtime
shagadelicman1's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2005
Posts: 352
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

shagadelicman1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-16-2006, 10:15 AM   #2
In Runtime
Join Date: Apr 2005
Posts: 477
Default Re: Computer Upgrade Help!

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.
ASSEMBLER is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-16-2006, 11:20 AM   #3
Golden Master
mammikoura's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2005
Posts: 7,459
Send a message via MSN to mammikoura
Default Re: Computer Upgrade Help!

more ram would help quite much. I wouldn't upgrade anything else, probably not going to be worth it.
mammikoura is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:32 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0