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Old 08-29-2008, 09:32 AM   #1
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OK, So I have an AMD 64 3000+, 1.5GB ram, etc - And also, two scummy old screens - One 17" CRT and one 15" TFT

Should I get:

An Intel Q6600
4GB OCZ Reaper RAM
Asus iP45 Motherbaord
500W OCZ PSU
XFX8600GT

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TWO Shiney new LG 22" LCD monitors (http://www.aria.co.uk/Products/Displ...roductId=32430)

They work out at around the same price.
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Old 08-29-2008, 09:40 AM   #2
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How about you just get a single 22" or 24", and do a minor upgrade?
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How about you just get a single 22" or 24", and do a minor upgrade?
I have a socket 754 MB, and DDR ram. I would want the parts to be modern-ish

Also, Im hooked on Dual Screens! <3
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better gfx card and use the monitor you already have and buy another cheap one.
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i voted for the wrong thing... i saw what you were upgrading to and thought that's what you had now. UPGRADE THE COMPUTER!! but, dont get an 8600, get an ATI 4850, you'll be EXTREMELY pleased with the result...
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They are over twice the cost of the 8600GT. I wont be doing THAT much gaming (hence the quadcore) - Only some CSS, really.
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oh, well in that case you could have my 8600 for $40 bucks
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oh, well in that case you could have my 8600 for $40 bucks
I was thinking of that - In the UK, the 8600 is ~40 ($80) - But then there's postage from you, I wouldnt get that much of a saving if I bought it from you, and i would get a new card. Sorry dude
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well good point, freakin ocean... geeze.
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well good point, freakin ocean... geeze.
Cant they bulldoze it or somthing? haha
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