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Old 01-18-2006, 01:46 PM   #1
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Ok this is my set up.

AMD Athlon 64 3500+ (2.2 Ghz)
1 GiG Ram Sticks (512x2 Dual Channel)
Asus 6600n 256 MB PCI-E GFX Card
200 GiG Maxtor 16 MB Diamondmax 10 HDD
LG Dual Layer 16x16 DVD-RAM
6 Fans
Thermaltake Soprano Case Black (20" Inch")
Windows Xp Pro Sp2
Asus A8N-E S939 nForce4 Ultra Chipset PCI-Ex16/3+2PCI/4DDR, w/Sound Gigabit Lan SATA Raid USB 2.0 ATA-133

Other:

Logitech z5500 Digital Speakers 5.1
Logitech MX5000 Bluetooth Keyboard & Mouse
Acer 19" Widescreen LCD Screen

What i was thinking of upgrading was

AMD Athlon 64 - Upgraded to - AMD Athlon 64 Dual Core 4200+ ($ 489.99)
Asus Nvidia 6600N 256 MB GFX - Upgraded to - EVGA Nvidia 7800GT, 256 MB ($ 399.99 CDN)

I Dont need more then 1 GiG Ram Right?.
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Old 01-18-2006, 02:04 PM   #2
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Sounds good. I would get another gig of RAM. Helps quite alot in the newer games like FEAR. How much you willing to sell that 3500 for?
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Old 01-18-2006, 02:26 PM   #3
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i would wait and upgrade, with the new socket am2 coming out you'd want to make the full switch over then,
and in case you really really need to upgrade id get the 3800 x2, and overclock it (ive read and seen it oc'ed to 2.5 ghz) you'd save $167 with that, and id add that to your video card fund and get a
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130237
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Old 01-18-2006, 03:02 PM   #4
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id sell it for like 200 $ CDN, its brand new and hasnt ever been overclocked. I live in canada bc btw.

and the other guy wuts the am2 socket thing?
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Old 01-18-2006, 04:42 PM   #5
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its going to be amds new socket...u know how theres 754 and 939 right now? well the new ones going to be 1000 and somethin, dont remember exactly but its gona support ddr2, should be pretty sweet
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