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a small quad system for round 500.if you want a better graphics get a better power supply it hould be enough for one lowish card but more then that will be a bit sketchy

thanks for the info. Although, there are some parts i don't need to buy for the systems like the operating system and hard drive.

is the AMD Phenom good?
    
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the phenom should be fine. it's a HUGE upgrade from your CPU, something around over 400% faster
although i would suggest you upgrade your hdd as your 100MB HDD won't hold even the latest operating system.
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the phenom should be fine. it's a HUGE upgrade from your CPU, something around over 400% faster
although i would suggest you upgrade your hdd as your 100MB HDD won't hold even the latest operating system.
Holy... I didn't even notice his hard drive... how did you get by all these years with a 100mb HDD???!?!?!

This thread can't be serious.
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well if you cant afford a whole new system I would go with this: https://www.amazon.co.uk/PNY-GeForce...6956433&sr=8-1
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I would recommend you save up for a new pc altogether.. its not worth just buying a card
ditto
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I agree with everyone else don't waste money on this PC, just save for a cheap new one
    
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thanks for the info. Although, there are some parts i don't need to buy for the systems like the operating system and hard drive.

is the AMD Phenom good?
That system looks good. And for what you're doing (and considering the current PC you're getting along fine with), yes, a Phenom is plenty.
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apg is for the gpu
pci is the(normaly white0 is for modem etc.

the new gpu uses pci 2.0/1

you can ony use a APG card

i thingk the 6800 is the best apg card you can getwill look for you
dude his mobo has both buses he can use agp and pci-e he can basically buy any card he wants

now back on topic i really think u should go with pci-e coz if u go with agp then build a new system ur agp card wont work on the new platform.
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post #49 of 55
Your motherboard appears to support AGP 8x?

Get a HD3850 AGP.

Probably the best AGP money can buy.
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An AGP GPU with abysmal power (compared to current GPUs) will cost about the same s a GT430... The quad athlon shopping list looks like the real answer to me. 3 more cores at double the clock speed? BIG upgrade right there. And that GTS450 is a great card, you'd be moving up about 6 or 7 generations of Nvidia technology right there. You'll be blown away.
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