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Ok i got 300 (max) to spend and want to upgrade my pc (prefferably want some left over for UT3 and maby some older games from steam)
heres what i got now

Processor : AMD Athlon™ 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 4000+ (2 CPUs), ~2.2GHz

Graphics Card: PCI-E ATI Radeon HD 2400 XT

Motherboard: Asus deluxe amd chipset (box is in attic so cant remember name it has 2 pci-e slots and dual channel ram n stuff)

RAM: 2 sets of dual channel Gaming RAM 4gb (cant remember name box in attic too)

Mouse: Razer Diamondback

Keyboard: Zboard -.- (looked cool last year :@)

Any suggestions?

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WE really need a bit more info on what motherboard and case you have. But the way it looks now I'd say you could upgrade your graphics card, CPU and power supply.


QUOTE (Weiman @ Apr 5 2009, 01:09 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
This is exactly what has been going on through the entire thread, and it's not the first time either.
You come to us for advice..you just spell out what you want to get, and then ask us if it is okay, and we have to explain why it isn't. That's the world upside down.. If you would just say 'hey guys, I have an X amount of money, what should I buy?' Then this would be over in 2-3 posts, not 2-3 pages.
QUOTE (Kazzerax @ May 21 2009, 09:01 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Every time someone goes against Weiman's sig I feel like they should be bludgeoned for a few minutes in the head to feel the headache I feel when I realize someone really IS that dense.

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WE really need a bit more info on what motherboard and case you have. But the way it looks now I'd say you could upgrade your graphics card, CPU and power supply.


QUOTE (Weiman @ Apr 5 2009, 01:09 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
This is exactly what has been going on through the entire thread, and it's not the first time either.
You come to us for advice..you just spell out what you want to get, and then ask us if it is okay, and we have to explain why it isn't. That's the world upside down.. If you would just say 'hey guys, I have an X amount of money, what should I buy?' Then this would be over in 2-3 posts, not 2-3 pages.
QUOTE (Kazzerax @ May 21 2009, 09:01 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Every time someone goes against Weiman's sig I feel like they should be bludgeoned for a few minutes in the head to feel the headache I feel when I realize someone really IS that dense.

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QUOTE (Weiman @ Mar 17 2008, 09:41 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
WE really need a bit more info on what motherboard and case you have. But the way it looks now I'd say you could upgrade your graphics card, CPU and power supply.


Yeah same thinking really. If you're gonna up that GFX, up the CPU.. otherwise it's just going to bottleneck any new end DX10 compatible cards that you throw at it.

I reckon a new PSU would be a compliment to it.. depending on how good or bad it is.

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need PSU and mobo info really

however at an outlook a 9600GT and a 5600+ X2 is starting to look like a good upgrade.

Have you tried turning it off and on again?
Metabox P170 laptop
i7 3610QM 2.3GHz
4x4GB RAM
256GB SSD + 1TB HDD
nVidia GTX675M


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QUOTE (Weiman @ Mar 17 2008, 04:41 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
WE really need a bit more info on what motherboard and case you have. But the way it looks now I'd say you could upgrade your graphics card, CPU and power supply.


Weimod double-posting. icon_biggrin.gif

I just had to.. icon_razz.gif

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Woh, b0nik, have you ever played Crysis? It is a great game, the story may be really corny at time, but its a real fun game and a lot of people agree with that.
And like that, he was gone.

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QUOTE (b0niK @ Mar 20 2008, 12:45 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Processors are cheap these days, so get an AMD 2x6000+
I suggest a 320mb 8800GTS, plays everything on high..... unless you want to play the shittiest game ever made, crysis on medium. Then by all means get the 9600GT if spending an extra $200 is worth watching pixelated leaves sway in the wind is entertaining 4 u. It's cheaper and better graphics in RL lol.
Don't buy a card for crysis, the gameplay sucks!!!!!


lolwtffail

8800GTS 320mb starts at $190
whilst a 9600GT 512mb starts at $165

so you're saying to spend more money on a slower card?
ROFLFAIL

as for crysis, it's opinion, personally i can run it on high and it looks better than any other game, plus in RL you can't go around nailing commandos with a shotgun can you, firstly because in RL the commando would kick your arse with 1 hand behind his back. So don't force your opinion on other people and don't go recomending poor choices of hardware kthnxbai.

Have you tried turning it off and on again?
Metabox P170 laptop
i7 3610QM 2.3GHz
4x4GB RAM
256GB SSD + 1TB HDD
nVidia GTX675M


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Yahtzee hates on every game. EVER. Also, where in your world is the 9600GT MORE than the 8800GTS?

Also, with discounts (that the majority have), I have seen 9600GTs in the $140s.
And like that, he was gone.




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