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Got VLC. rean choppier than WMP. I think I will have to get a new MoBo/cpu, because the same movies ran perfect on my mom's 2.4 Gig celeron. I think I might get a 2.5+ GIG cpu, but could anyone reccomend me one?
    
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Definitely go with a cheap 8x00 series card. An 8500GT or something would be nice.

8500GT: $69 after MIR:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814150231
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Got VLC. rean choppier than WMP. I think I will have to get a new MoBo/cpu, because the same movies ran perfect on my mom's 2.4 Gig celeron. I think I might get a 2.5+ GIG cpu, but could anyone reccomend me one?
You're still thinking from back in the days of netburst, it doesn't work that way anymore (2.4ghz celeron from a few years ago compares to roughly 1.2ghz celeron now, and they don't even sell them that slow).

That said, if you want to buy new hardware I recommend you get a nice cheap dual core. Something like this Intel or this AMD.
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