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What should I change?

by Ginetag / November 15, 2012 1:28 AM PST

What should I change on my pc to run games better on a budget?

AMD phenom II 3.2ghz x4
Nvidia GeForce 9500gt
4g ram

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What to replace
by Ginetag / November 15, 2012 3:00 AM PST
In reply to: What should I change?

I had meant these are components that I run at the moment and wondered if there was anything that I could use to replace them that would be better.

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So far I'd replace the video card.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 15, 2012 3:08 AM PST
In reply to: What to replace

It's the bottleneck for gaming and more. For other uses I'd bump the ram to it's maximum.

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The 9500gt.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 15, 2012 1:35 AM PST
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Power supply
by Ginetag / November 15, 2012 1:48 AM PST
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I have a 420 watt power supply sorry I forgot to add this as am sorta new to this

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Good start but not enough detail.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 15, 2012 1:56 AM PST
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Many 420 Watt PSUs have split rails so I can't use those for many video cards. The full detail is usually on the sticker of the PSU and might be on the product specification of the PC maker's web site. You can save a lot of posts by telling the forum the make, model of the PC or if a self built PC the make/model of the parts.

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by Ginetag / November 15, 2012 2:11 AM PST

ISO switching power supply
It's a self built PCM made of spare parts

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