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Well, I have got a new quite well paying job and already have about £100 in my bank, so what should I save up to get? Because I reckon I need to get rid of my 939 asap as it has ddr which is pretty much obsolete so I'm not really sure what to do...How much should I save and...what should I get that would actually be an upgrade?
    
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I'm really not sure I would consider DDR to be completely obsolete. Especially not with the nice sticks you have. I think upgrading anything with the amount of money your currently have wouldnt be wise, as it wouldnt be that much of an upgrade, however, save up some money and get a high end video card and you could probably extend the life of your system past the first round of DX-10 games, maybe longer!
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Yeh, I wasn't thinking of upgrading straight away but I just wanted to know actually what to upgrade. Will 939 mobo+cpu and decent ddr ram get much cheaper fast? That was my only worry as I want to do whats best for the pennies.
    
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I think, assuming your have a nice OC on the CPU, that a new graphics card would be the right choice. And yes, the prices on 939 CPUS/Mobos will probably start to drop since they are being phased out.
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Tough call...
If your a gamer, save up for a killer 8xxx vid card, you have a good system to power it. That is if your bent on getting Vista and a 8xxx setup.
Or sell off everything and start over all together once you've saved enough to add to the stuff your going to sell to get what you want.
    
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Well, I have got a new quite well paying job and already have about £100 in my bank, so what should I save up to get? Because I reckon I need to get rid of my 939 asap as it has ddr which is pretty much obsolete so I'm not really sure what to do...How much should I save and...what should I get that would actually be an upgrade?
Id go with the following:

e6300
P5B Deluxe
bargain 6400 ram

and use your existing gear from your 939 build and sell off the rest
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post #7 of 8
Well Apart from getting a budget C2D system i would consider the following upgrades for your current system which would serve you very well.


Simply get a new X1900XT/XTX or a DX10 card. However with a DX10 card you may need a new PSU.
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Thanks for all the opinions guys. The thing is I can't sell off my kit before I buy new stuff (only pc and no backup things) so I will have too just keep saving. I think I am first going to get a dx10 card around Christmas time when more dx10 cards come out and they get more mainstream and vista with that, then save up again and get a conroe/quad core/amd mobo and cpu and get 2gbs of ram. Oooh, and maybe a wii.

Thanks for the suggestions.
    
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