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Old 08-22-2007, 02:15 PM   #1
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Should I buy a New video card and more memory card for my Dell xps 200? Or should I just save up for a custom Built? By the way the programs I will use is:
1. Vista
2. Limewire
3. Aim
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6. condition zero
7. anti-vi
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9. i-tunes
10. starcraft
And that is about it.
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Old 08-22-2007, 02:15 PM   #2
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Whats in your dell?
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Old 08-22-2007, 02:20 PM   #3
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p4, ddr2, 20g hd, dell video card, 7.1 channel adio,
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Old 08-22-2007, 11:13 PM   #4
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I say save up for a custom build. Custom building your own PC is fun and satisfying. You get to overclock too, if you wanna venture into that.
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Definitely save up for a new build. I would save at least 800 dollars. That will give you a really nice computer.
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Old 08-23-2007, 12:02 AM   #6
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Ok thanks.
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i got a nice computer for 600ish without the drives(inculding HDD), im going to save up and get a new motherboard and quad core when the time comes.
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Yeah having a custom computer is awesome. It is a great hobby, and when your done you can look at it and be like I made that!
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Yeah building a custom computer realy gives you a great sense of achivement . And not many other people will have an identical setup . Also after putting loads of time building and tweaking you will enjoy the computer even more
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Yeah building a custom computer realy gives you a great sense of achivement . And not many other people will have an identical setup . Also after putting loads of time building and tweaking you will enjoy the computer even more
i cant count the hours ive spent on tweaking with the hardware\software\bios\OCing.

although im going to have to spend more, my 2 new sticks of ram dont OC as good as my other 2 sticks, right now im only at 2.4GHz and DDR2 800 although that 500mhz OC didnt improve my CoH frames
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