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Inspiron 1520 how do i beef it up?

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Ok i have a inspiron 1520 with a lga 775 2.0 dual core at 800 fsb. It has 2 gigs of pc 667 ddr2 and a Nvidia 8600tgm 256km pci 16x.

I bought this 5 months ago now you cant even get a 800 fsb or video card unless u buy dells xps. They have made it to where they have phased out gaming form there lower end laptops forcing people to buy there xps. More money for dell!

My question is what can i do to help my beast out i still owe $1300 so i cant sell it any ideas? I have just bought 4 gigs of ddr2 pc 6400 (800mhz ram)

Is there a ageia or physics card i can use in my xpress slot or will a sound card help out my processor? come on guys anything. Or dose any one know where I can buy a aftermarket Video card? any help will be appreciated and possible reps
    
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Core2 DUo T7300 2.0ghz 4Mb L2 catche Dell P.O.S 8600M GT 256mb Pci express 2048 MB 
Hard DriveOSPower
160 gb :( but 7200 rpm :) good for laptop Vista 32bit home preminum hellllllo.... laptop, means its sh!t 
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160 gb :( but 7200 rpm :) good for laptop Vista 32bit home preminum hellllllo.... laptop, means its sh!t 
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anyno one loves me and wants to help I have no jedi powers
    
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Core2 DUo T7300 2.0ghz 4Mb L2 catche Dell P.O.S 8600M GT 256mb Pci express 2048 MB 
Hard DriveOSPower
160 gb :( but 7200 rpm :) good for laptop Vista 32bit home preminum hellllllo.... laptop, means its sh!t 
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Core2 DUo T7300 2.0ghz 4Mb L2 catche Dell P.O.S 8600M GT 256mb Pci express 2048 MB 
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160 gb :( but 7200 rpm :) good for laptop Vista 32bit home preminum hellllllo.... laptop, means its sh!t 
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Uh... your graphics card is not a real good idea to upgrade since it might need MXM, the sound card you cant upgrade since its a laptop and pretty much the only thing you can do is upgrade the ram...
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they make these sound cards. Think it will take load off of cpu and stuff?

http://accessories.us.dell.com/sna/p...9&sku=A1164635
    
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Core2 DUo T7300 2.0ghz 4Mb L2 catche Dell P.O.S 8600M GT 256mb Pci express 2048 MB 
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Core2 DUo T7300 2.0ghz 4Mb L2 catche Dell P.O.S 8600M GT 256mb Pci express 2048 MB 
Hard DriveOSPower
160 gb :( but 7200 rpm :) good for laptop Vista 32bit home preminum hellllllo.... laptop, means its sh!t 
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