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I will look into a GT 210 and max is 2GB, and the cheapest PC4200 kit is not that bad on price.
Really, 2GB max?
    
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Dropping a sata 2 ssd there can make it quite fast
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Didnt know you could build cpu's(commonly known as proccessors)... please call it a computer, tower, rig, box or anything but a CPU
Omg im so sorry or calling a computer a cpu i know wht a cpu means (CENTRAL proccesing unit). I just disnt have time to spell it out.
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Dunno how much you want to spend, check craigslist...

I bought a Compaq something or another, had 3gigs ram, AMD AthlonII x2 215 (I over clocked to 3.1), had a lightscribe drive, 500gig HD, gt430, Keyboard, mouse, 20inch widescreen viewsonic monitor (720p), Windows 7 ultimate...all for 150$....I use it for my HTPC.

Might look out for some deals like that rather that throwing money at that dinosaur...

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Omg im so sorry or calling a computer a cpu i know wht a cpu means (central processing unit). I just disnt have time to spell it out.
Fixed.
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Fixed.
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post #17 of 31
can you definitely put more ram and different cpu in one of those emachines? My old dell didnt used to let me put different ram in without warning sound going off and no POST...
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Omg im so sorry or calling a computer a cpu i know wht a cpu means (computer proccesing). I just disnt have time to spell it out.
Clearly you don't

OP- The issue here is it's hard to say what the best CPU that board will support is. If i had to guess it'd be first gen Core 2 Duos or early pentium dual cores. Something like an E2140 should work alright in it, with 2GB of ram, a decent GPU and a 7200rpm SATA hard drive it should be a decent bit faster.

But at that point, you'd be better off buying a cheap LGA775 board and having a full new rig and not be stuck depending on that proprietary crap.
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-.- i tried to help and this is what i get ya this forum is great.
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-.- i tried to help and this is what i get ya this forum is great.
the "" is an indication that I'm just picking. Sorry if I upset you.
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