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Old 12-13-2004, 12:03 PM   #1
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Default hmm some important questions

ok iv got an old computer pentium 3...and im upgrading it completely..

The case is large and normal sized..but i want to know whether i need a new case or this one will be satisfactory...

is it important to get a 8slot mobo or will 4slot be fine

and remember im a gamer so i play games like everquest 2 etc...

thx for that!

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Old 12-13-2004, 03:31 PM   #2
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Default Re: hmm some important questions

Your upgrading basically everything inside that computer? I'd reccoend getting a new case. The old one would probably work, but i don't know about that power supply. They've gotten more powerful and processors require more juice than before.

When you say slot...do you mean PCI slots? That all depends on what you want to upgrade. Most mobos have decen soundcards, NIC's, etc. about all you need to worry about is what kind of graphics you want. As long as the board has an AGP slot, you pretty open to whatever you want. PCI-Express is starting to pop up, but I don't think the cards are much better than the AGP 8x cards ATM...
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