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Old 03-14-2004, 11:45 AM   #1
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i am currently on a pentirum celeron 333mhz with 288 mb ram

My main interest it to get a faster comp to run recent games and programs efficently but dont want a powerhouse of a computer.

i am interested in upgrading but need some pointers in what to do.
I aiming to basically make my computer faster, so was looking at a pentium celeron 2Ghz, which im guessing my motherboard coudnt take, so i would need a compatible motherboard too.

Im not looking to spend too much, any pointers are appreciated plus please recommend any good webbys for cheap hardware.
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Old 03-14-2004, 12:57 PM   #2
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HAve a look over at www.scan.co.uk (If you are in the UK) or www.zipzoomfly.com if you are US. You would need new motherboard so have a look. This means you would also need new RAM. That means www.crucial.com
Hope you can find what you are looking for.
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Old 03-14-2004, 01:24 PM   #3
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i recon you should go here and u will need
-Processor
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www.pcloaded.co.uk if in uk or www.newegg.com if in us i here they have well cheap stuff.
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Old 03-14-2004, 01:42 PM   #4
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Yeah, and for newer games you may need a bigger Hard Drive. Depending on the size of the motherboard you may need a new Case aswell.
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Old 03-14-2004, 01:49 PM   #5
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And graphics and may i recomend the fx5900 cause it is sweet as card.Or if on a budget either the fx5200 or a radeon 9600
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Yeah, the FX5200 will do most everything you ever want it to do.
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Yeah it is a good card. I would just like to point out Lord Kalthorn that thoses specs are the same as an advent 3618.
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Yep, Advent 3618 from PC World.
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