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Sorry i have posted in the wrong section but i couldnt find a section just based on a computer... so here is what i have to say.

Hello people, i was just wondering if you could help me, i currently need a new rig as the one i have now just isnt up to par with the lastest software really these are my specs :

All at stock speeds.

Amd 64 x2 3800+ - Processor
ECS KN1 SLI - motherboard
2GB (**** make) - Memory
250GB Harddrive
80gb Harddrive
580w Hiper - PSU
PNY Geforce 7600GT - Graphics Card

I can play Crysis on 1280x1024 all on high with no AA and i get around 4-6 fps, which isnt pretty bad for my system.
Im hoping to play on 1280x1024 Most on Ultra High 4xAA with a playable framerate, which i know is really hard to do, but with some overclocking and modding i think its possible.

Now i have around £500 to spend on some upgrades, i need a new case as the one im using now the front has fallen off lol.

So can i have some help please with upgrading my system.

Thanks people.
post #2 of 51
So do you want to go intel or AMD? The Intels overclocks better, but some people have brand preference. Also, many of us are not from England, so if you could give us a website or 2 that you would like us to pick from, that would help!

Welcome!
ericeod

if you want to upgrade, you will need a new CPU, motherboard, ram and video card. Everything you have currently is 939 and DDR...

Or you can breath new life into your system, you can look for a decent video card. I think with a decent NF4 board, you can OC your 3800+ to at least 2.6GHz. How much have you OCed your 3800+ in that board?
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Here: pull my finger...that'll make it run a LOT faster...away

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A Newer GPU will help with performance. Maybe a 8800GT.
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I'm assuming that your psu can handle two of

and one of
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by startekee View Post
I'm assuming that your psu can handle two of these and one of this
No, the CPU can only be a Skt 939. So that rules out the CPU.
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Thanks for our replies,

well everything i have at the moment is at stock speeds, as my cooling is really poor,

i want to go with intel.
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oh and also this site is which i will be buying most parts from... www.scan.co.uk
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What is your budget?
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£500-£550
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