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My computer feels lame, I don't really game much and it does everything I want it to, but I would like see if there are any upgrades y'all would suggest.
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post #2 of 7
if it does everything you need theres really no reason to upgrade. but, for the sake of what your asking.
graphics card, i guess.

also, what do you mean by "feels lame"?
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By lame I mean its very basic, and seems to do everything I want, but isn't special. Not sure if extra ram will make a difference, or if new CPU would make it better. What graphics card do you suggest?
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post #4 of 7
So it does everything you want... But you want to make your PC, Unique?

If so, I could suggest some cold cathode tubes such as UV or Neon sticks?

UV (Common lighting modification): http://www.xoxide.com/cathode.html
Dual Cathode (Not so common): http://www.xoxide.com/logisys-12-dua...-red-blue.html

That could definitely make your PC unique. Not compared to everyone else who has these though

Lighting, Chrome painted hardware, Custom Case etc.
Those are unique modifications and can seriously impress people despite not having an amazing PC specs.
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post #5 of 7
I know where your coming from, i felt the same with my last 775 system and i bought a new grapohics card "xfx ati 5770" which was good but the feeling only lasted a few days/week , It's best to save for a new rig, Perhaps a 2500k cpu and p67 motherboard with 4gb ram. This is what i did and i love every minute of using my new rig

If this isn't an option perhaps just upgrade your gpu. Looking at your system it is well balanced so any major upgrade could perhaps put a bottleneck on your pc, like if you bought a new high end gpu your cpu will not cope with it, So don't go mad
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Haha thanks, I sleep in the same room as my PC so the LEDs would bother me. I'm mainly looking for anything that would give it a performance boost. How is DDR3 ram now?
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post #7 of 7
If an upgrade is what you are looking for then memory is not it. If you upgrade your ram you will see no noticeable gains, Perhaps only in benchmarking or if you desperately need the ram to run a particular software program.

If your looking for a noticeable upgrade in speed/performance then perhaps an ssd drive will help you, Or a mild gpu upgrade, even better a cpu/mobo/ram combo . A nice new shiny case also helps
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