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post #11 of 19
Ram would the only thing i would say to try and upgrade on at moment,if you are only looking for a mid range system, all else looks cool,and to be honest if it is doing what you want it too-just leave it and do some mild over clocking, free bang for your buck
    
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Monitor resolution and RAM speed

If your MB supports DDR3, newegg, and theres a few under $50 of

4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800)

http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...ED&PageSize=20

EDIT I guess it probably only supports DDR2, and 2GB of DDR2 1066 is about the same $$$ as 4GB of DDR3 1600
Edited by Mit Namso - 5/4/11 at 10:19am
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post #13 of 19
It seems pretty decent for more of the more simple games, or advanced gaming on low settings. I don't like DDR2 and I never have, but otherwise sounds good
post #14 of 19
its almost the same as mine and i feel like mine runs all my games well
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post #15 of 19
Upgrade the dispay and the processor

Just get a 1920x1080 or higher MONITOR. Not TV, monitor. It will be a huge improvement over that


Then it will be perfect.
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post #16 of 19
Well, I think its a decent Med-Range Rig... That Hd5850 Gives a big boost in your gaiming.. Thus its very bottlenecked.
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post #17 of 19
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Originally Posted by Mit Namso View Post
Monitor resolution and RAM speed
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Originally Posted by tweaker123 View Post
yes, its a good mid range gaming pc. CPU isnt the greatest though, and DDR2 Memory!?!?!? , everything seems pretty good.
Monitor needs an upgrade. Very fast. That is unacceptable for gaming. Otherwise, your rig is mid-highend for gaming. That 5850 is great, you could use RAM with better timings though. And try to OC that processor.

DDR2 RAM is absolutely fine. Us DDR2 users have tighter timings than you DDR3 people . DDR3 isn't much of an upgrade over DDR2 unless you have a board that utilizes triple-channel.
post #18 of 19
It's fine, it should last a few weeks.
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post #19 of 19
guys DDR2 is fine consider this for a moment.

DDR400 was faster than DDR2 667 and tied DDR2 800, DDR2 1066 was the point where you notice the ram diffrence thanks to timinings.

DDR2 800 needs a min of DDR3 1333 to tie it,

DDR2 1066 needs a min of DDR3 1600 to tie it

The reason being timings.

Now sure DDR3 2100 will smoke DDR2 1066 but lol.
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