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on a budget? you can go something like

Abit IB9 Motherboard $98

Intel E4300 Processor $118

PNY 2 GB DDR2 667 $80

that's $296 right there. keep in mind that i just slapped some parts together on Newegg - i'm sure lots of people will disagree with me. they love window shopping. your power supply is fine. the only problem is that if you have an OEM copy of Windows right now, you'll have to buy a new license if you get a new motherboard. that's another $100 or so.
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post #12 of 70
$500 you can get a decent core setup for a C2d system. I'd say E6400, 2GB DDR2 800, Asus P5B Deluxe.
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post #13 of 70
I would just up grade to a Athlon x2 in the range of a 4200 to 4600+ there is not any need to speend more money on a C2D setup if all your runing is a 7950GT,you can find a cheap Athlon X2 on newegg for 100$ and easly stop your bottleneck,but if you whant to can speend the extra 200$ on a C2D system but here isent realy any need if your not going to be runing a 8800 card and you just upgraded to a 7950.
    
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my pc is basically just for gaming and homework, so in terms of upgrades, just enough so that my video card can freely run at its full capabilities is my main priority, so the cheapest and most efficient way to do that possible would be best for me.
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post #15 of 70
Yeah so just slap in a new AMD CPU. Although, it's not guarantee you to have skip-free gameplay because the problems might be within your current system itself.
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post #16 of 70
i don't know much about AMD processors, but i think if you have a 3200+ Venice, your options are limited. tell us exactly what you have - download cpu-z and tell us your processor's name. that will help a lot.
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post #17 of 70
then you will just whant to upgrade your CPU to a athlon x2 wich is a dual core,say a Athlon 4200+/4600+ and get a nother 1gig stick if ram,that is the best thing to do,and if you whant you can get a heatsink if your board can OC but you will not need to OC to get your video card up to speed,you can do it just for fun if you whant.
    
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amd athlon 64 3200+
code name: venice

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on the first tab, what does it say for Code Name?
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