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Computer upgrade opinions needed.

by elLOCOmutha / February 5, 2006 10:47 AM PST

Hi
I recently got a PC given to me from a good friend because they bought a new one. I am not very up on hardware and was wondering if I could get some opinions on upgrading if it is needed. I know I want to get a new video card for it, id like to stay with ATI and around $200-250. Here are the computer stats I copied from the manual that she gave me with the PC.

Motherboard: Intel D925XCV 925X
CPU: Pentium 4 3.4GHZ 1MB 800FSB LGA775
Memory: Crucial 512MB DDR2 PC4200
Hard Drive: Seagate Barracuda 160GB 8MB Cache Serial ATA with NCQ HD
Video Card: ATI Radeon X600 XT 128MB PCIE
DVD Drive: 16X Dual Layer DVD+-R/W Recorder
CD Drive: Lite-on 52/32/52 CD-RW
Floppy Drive: 1.44MB
480 Watt Power Supply

Any help with this would be greatly appreciated, like I said above im not really up on computer hardware.

Thank You Happy

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(NT) (NT) Pretty high end already. I would not upgrade.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 5, 2006 11:15 AM PST
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Well the video card is not enough to run...
by elLOCOmutha / February 5, 2006 11:50 AM PST

todays high end games I play online with adequate fps. I need a better vid card for sure.

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Try the x700...
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 5, 2006 12:50 PM PST

If you say so... Move up a notch or 2.

Bob

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(NT) (NT) a 6800gs?
by damasta55r / February 5, 2006 12:02 PM PST
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