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Hello People!

I'm Jay and I'm new to Overclockers. I have been reading through a few of the threads and there seems to be alot of good, helpful, knowledgeable members here so I thought I'd see if it could rub off on me .

I've been interested in upgrading / building my computers for years, and have had a few attempts in the past. I'm currently planning to upgrade my dyer graphics card, RAM and hard drive so I can start playing some serious games, 'coz just about all I can manage now is FS2004...and that is a struggle.

If the afore mentioned goes well...I may embark on the task of over-clocking the processor, graphics, memory etc....which I will no doubt will require some advice on.

However I'm not just here to take advice, I will try to offer help where I can and share past problems and how to overcome them.

Thanks for reading my...rather long intro!

Jay
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Hi and Welcome to the forum.If you want to play some new games you can upgrade you gpu.Then start to OC.The x4400.And some memory help too.
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Welcome to oc.net
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Originally Posted by alexisd View Post
Hi and Welcome to the forum.If you want to play some new games you can upgrade you gpu.Then start to OC.The x4400.And some memory help too.
Yeah I'm considering a X1950 Pro 512mb AGP very soon, and may add an extra 1GB of memory, that should get the games flowing, and then if need be, OC the CPU and GPU.

I still haven't decided whether to get a 400GB 7200rpm HDD, or the 147GB 10000rpm from WD, what would you guys go for?
post #5 of 18
They make X1950 Pro AGP? AWesome!!


BTW Hi!!
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They are selling 1950 pro agp yes. right now. (i think )
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sweet
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Yeah I was surprised to see it too, I've read that it's an awesome card, kicks the 7800GS's ass .

Here's the link to the one I will be purchasing, it's a UK site but I'm not sure if they deliver internationally.
post #9 of 18
Last week I went through a review (translated from German to English through Altavista's Babblefish translator) on the X1950 and I wasn't too impressed.

http://www.hartware.de/review_668.html

Here's the new one from Driverheaven.

http://www.driverheaven.net/reviews/...0AGP/index.php

Don't get me wrong, it EATS mine but barely beating the X800? I expected more.

I wonder how it overclocks?
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hello and nice ferrari!
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