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post #1 of 19
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Hello, I am looking to upgrade my sys for xmas. I have £500 to spend and would like some advice on the matter.

Sites i have been looking at

http://www.microdirect.co.uk/

http://www.aria.co.uk/

Thanks for eny help
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post #2 of 19
well....what would you like to upgrade?
    
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Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Total Space: 370GB DVD-RW + CD-RW XP Pro...Modded to my Likings 17'' Dell CRT for now 
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post #3 of 19
Thread Starter 
CPU,Video card,Motherboard, maybe the memory
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Intel Core 2 Duo E6300 @ 2.3GHz Asus P5B Deluxe Sapphire Radeon X1950PRO 256MB DDR3, PCI-E Geil® Ultra DDR2 2.0GB PC6400 957Mhz 
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Intel Core 2 Duo E6300 @ 2.3GHz Asus P5B Deluxe Sapphire Radeon X1950PRO 256MB DDR3, PCI-E Geil® Ultra DDR2 2.0GB PC6400 957Mhz 
Hard DriveOSPower
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post #4 of 19
Yo man, for £500 Im sure I could get your a budget C2D System

Give me 5mins
    
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2x 250Gb WD [Raid 0]|400Gb Seagate 7200.10 Sony Sata Dual Layer DVD Writer Windows XP Pro 19" Asus WS (1440x900) 
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Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2x 250Gb WD [Raid 0]|400Gb Seagate 7200.10 Sony Sata Dual Layer DVD Writer Windows XP Pro 19" Asus WS (1440x900) 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G15 Corsair HX620W Modular (50A) Thermaltake Armor "Extreme Edition" Razer Copperhead Chaos Green 
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post #5 of 19
prepare to be awed virusuk
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Athlon X2 4600+ ASUS A8N32-SLi Deluxe EVGA 7900 GS KO 2 x 512mb Corsair TwinX 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Total Space: 370GB DVD-RW + CD-RW XP Pro...Modded to my Likings 17'' Dell CRT for now 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G15 OCZ Modstream 520W Sunbeam Transformer Logitech G5 2000 DPI Laser 
Mouse Pad
Desk :P 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Athlon X2 4600+ ASUS A8N32-SLi Deluxe EVGA 7900 GS KO 2 x 512mb Corsair TwinX 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Total Space: 370GB DVD-RW + CD-RW XP Pro...Modded to my Likings 17'' Dell CRT for now 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G15 OCZ Modstream 520W Sunbeam Transformer Logitech G5 2000 DPI Laser 
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post #6 of 19
Thread Starter 
I was looking at a AMD 64bit x2 4200 with some motherboard and a BFG 8800 GTS
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Hard DriveOSPower
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My System
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core 2 Duo E6300 @ 2.3GHz Asus P5B Deluxe Sapphire Radeon X1950PRO 256MB DDR3, PCI-E Geil® Ultra DDR2 2.0GB PC6400 957Mhz 
Hard DriveOSPower
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post #7 of 19
you have 500 pounds.....I dun think you can afford that chummy. Unles the CAD to pounds conversion is really high
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Athlon X2 4600+ ASUS A8N32-SLi Deluxe EVGA 7900 GS KO 2 x 512mb Corsair TwinX 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Total Space: 370GB DVD-RW + CD-RW XP Pro...Modded to my Likings 17'' Dell CRT for now 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G15 OCZ Modstream 520W Sunbeam Transformer Logitech G5 2000 DPI Laser 
Mouse Pad
Desk :P 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Athlon X2 4600+ ASUS A8N32-SLi Deluxe EVGA 7900 GS KO 2 x 512mb Corsair TwinX 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Total Space: 370GB DVD-RW + CD-RW XP Pro...Modded to my Likings 17'' Dell CRT for now 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G15 OCZ Modstream 520W Sunbeam Transformer Logitech G5 2000 DPI Laser 
Mouse Pad
Desk :P 
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post #8 of 19
Thread Starter 
It came to CPU £140. Video card £309. Motherboard £42. £491
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core 2 Duo E6300 @ 2.3GHz Asus P5B Deluxe Sapphire Radeon X1950PRO 256MB DDR3, PCI-E Geil® Ultra DDR2 2.0GB PC6400 957Mhz 
Hard DriveOSPower
250GB Western Digital Caviar SE16 SATA II 300 7200 XP + SP2 Hiper 580W 
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My System
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core 2 Duo E6300 @ 2.3GHz Asus P5B Deluxe Sapphire Radeon X1950PRO 256MB DDR3, PCI-E Geil® Ultra DDR2 2.0GB PC6400 957Mhz 
Hard DriveOSPower
250GB Western Digital Caviar SE16 SATA II 300 7200 XP + SP2 Hiper 580W 
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post #9 of 19
Hiper HPU-4M580 Type R 580W ATX2.2 PSU - Black £44.99
(£52.86)

Gigabyte GA_965P_S3 (Socket 775) PCI-Express DDR2 Motherboard £74.99
(£88.11)

GeIL 1GB (2x512MB) PC6400C4 800MHz Ultra Low Latency DDR2 Dual Channel Kit (GX21GB6400UDC) £79.99
(£93.99)

Sapphire ATI Radeon X1950 Pro 256MB GDDR3 HDTV/Dual DVI (PCI-Express) - Retail £114.99
(£135.11)

Intel Core 2 DUO E6300 "LGA775 Allendale" 1.86GHz (1066FSB) - £93.99
(£110.44) £93.99

Total £480

Ok So it cant be done. Well not everything, Case etc, but it woudl be a good upgrade

I will look for a X2 upgrade path
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core2Duo E6600 @ 3.6GHz Asus P5N32-e SLI 680i ATI HIS HD2900XT 512Mb GeIL 2GB Ultra PC6400C4 | 4-4-4-12 @ 850MHz 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2x 250Gb WD [Raid 0]|400Gb Seagate 7200.10 Sony Sata Dual Layer DVD Writer Windows XP Pro 19" Asus WS (1440x900) 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G15 Corsair HX620W Modular (50A) Thermaltake Armor "Extreme Edition" Razer Copperhead Chaos Green 
Mouse Pad
Icemat Original Clear 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core2Duo E6600 @ 3.6GHz Asus P5N32-e SLI 680i ATI HIS HD2900XT 512Mb GeIL 2GB Ultra PC6400C4 | 4-4-4-12 @ 850MHz 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2x 250Gb WD [Raid 0]|400Gb Seagate 7200.10 Sony Sata Dual Layer DVD Writer Windows XP Pro 19" Asus WS (1440x900) 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G15 Corsair HX620W Modular (50A) Thermaltake Armor "Extreme Edition" Razer Copperhead Chaos Green 
Mouse Pad
Icemat Original Clear 
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post #10 of 19
wow....Where I am...Im paying 549.99 for an 880gts
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Athlon X2 4600+ ASUS A8N32-SLi Deluxe EVGA 7900 GS KO 2 x 512mb Corsair TwinX 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Total Space: 370GB DVD-RW + CD-RW XP Pro...Modded to my Likings 17'' Dell CRT for now 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G15 OCZ Modstream 520W Sunbeam Transformer Logitech G5 2000 DPI Laser 
Mouse Pad
Desk :P 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Athlon X2 4600+ ASUS A8N32-SLi Deluxe EVGA 7900 GS KO 2 x 512mb Corsair TwinX 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Total Space: 370GB DVD-RW + CD-RW XP Pro...Modded to my Likings 17'' Dell CRT for now 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G15 OCZ Modstream 520W Sunbeam Transformer Logitech G5 2000 DPI Laser 
Mouse Pad
Desk :P 
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