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What do you mean by that ???
What I meant by saying you're premature for an upgrade is that I don't feel you're going to get the performance boost you're looking for. I also don't feel that the small boost you will get warrants how much it's going to cost you to get it. I understand wanting something new, but I honestly think you should hold off. I don't think you'll be happy with the small difference weighed against the expenditure. With that said though, if you're dead set on upgrading, go for it. I just think it's silly kind of.
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post #12 of 14
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Originally Posted by BioHzrd
Thing is i just purchased my ram about 2 months ago and have been planning on a CPU upgrade for some time now :/ so what your realy saying is it pritty pointless in buying a new CPU ???

And im not looking to reinstall windows again as i only did it last month too
It really depends what you want from it.
GFX upgrade if you want more FPS, higher res/effects etc from games.
2GB of Ram would help with loading times in games and reduce waiting when multi-tasking etc.
CPU would only be a 400Mhz upgrade to what you have now. Definitely help out benchmarks and media encoding.
Really depends on what you want it to do. Certainly not pointless, if you're sure it's what you want
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I think it's a good upgrade, everything else is fine and that video card wont have a problem with the games he plays. Just overclock it and you will notice a nice difference.
The next upgrade should be another gig of memory. But you want to avoid running 4 sticks if possible.
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Im not set on upgrading i just belived that it would give me a boost in performance and make my sytem a lil bit more future proof as £150 for it is alot better than £200+ on a new Graphics card imo
     
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