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Old 07-17-2010, 04:34 PM   #1
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Default Upgrades!

Hi I'm new to this forums, and I just wanted to start off by saying it seems like a great forum. I'm thinking of upgrading my PC in two parts: First the graphics card/cooling/power and second the CPU/MOBO/RAM. Atm the only thing I know about my PC is that I've got the Asus M2N68 AM-Plus MOBO and a 350w Cheap-O PSU.

For the first set of upgrades I need the best graphics card and case, both for about 80 pounds and I was thinking:

Antec 902

and for the PSU I was thinking of the CM 650w GX as I don't need anything amazing.
Do you have any suggestions for better products?

For the second part I was thinking:

AMD Athlon II X4 640
Asus M4A785TD-V Evo
2GB Corsair Dominator @ 1600MHz

I would also later buy another set of 2GB "" and a Noctua NH-D14 CPU Cooler. I'm just a little short on cash atm.

Thanks in advance!

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Old 07-17-2010, 04:45 PM   #2
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Default Re: Upgrades!

You can find cheaper ram that's cheaper than the dominator stuff. If you're on a budget then I wouldn't go for it
My Desktop: Intel Core i7-970@4.5GHz 1.39V Stable--ASUS P6X58D-E--6GB Supertalent Chrome (Elpida Hyper) 1800MHz 6-6-6-24--eVGA GTX 580--Intel 510 120GB--WD 2TB Caviar Black--Silverstone RV03-EK Supreme HF w/ Black Ice GTX 480--Koolance VID-NX580

My Laptop: Intel Core 2 Duo @ 2.4GHz--4GB DDR2 800MHz RAM--NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT-320GB hard drive
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