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Old 12-17-2010, 10:41 PM   #1
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Default What should I upgrade?

I have currently installed as follows: Intel Pentium 4 CPU 3.40GHz, Windows 7 32-bit, 3.00 GB ram, ATI Radeon HD 4600 series. Also a possibly 250GB harddrive, 50GB left.

~Even though the video card is new, it doesn't play what I want to play (WoW) on ATLEAST ok graphics, its laggy (I am corded) when in ICC and is very slow, I have read all the tutorials on making windows 7 faster, but I am clueless on what to upgrade, I am not looking for a very expensive upgrade either.

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Old 12-17-2010, 11:14 PM   #2
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Default Re: What should I upgrade?

What do you consider expensive? What are you willing to spend?
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Default Re: What should I upgrade?

You need a CPU and probably a new motherboard. Post up your budget and I could find something for you.
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Old 12-18-2010, 01:47 AM   #4
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My budget ~ $200-$400, I know not alot for major upgrades but...
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Old 12-18-2010, 08:21 AM   #5
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Default Re: What should I upgrade?

Depending on if your case can take standard ATX power supplies

Motherboard + CPU: Newegg.com - Computer Parts, PC Components, Laptop Computers, LED LCD TV, Digital Cameras and more! $186
Memory: Newegg.com - A-DATA 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10666) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model AD3U1333B2G9-DRH $50

Assuming you have an ok PSU:

Video Card: Newegg.com - ASUS ENGTX460 DirectCU TOP/2DI/768MD5 GeForce GTX 460 (Fermi) 768MB 192-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card

If not, and can afford to go a few $ over before you get money back from MIR:

Newegg.com - Computer Parts, PC Components, Laptop Computers, LED LCD TV, Digital Cameras and more!

Total with just video card comes to $376 before MIR, $351 after MIR

Total with PSU + GPU: $440 before MIR, $385
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