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spec me pc....

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by nickels, 24 Mar 2006.

  1. nickels

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 18 Aug 2004

    Posts: 1,888

    Location: midlands

    ....yes, another one :p

    well not really, just an upgrade :)

    current spec:
    amd athlon 64 3000+
    6800gt (agp)
    1gb pc3200
    a8v deluxe

    looking to get:
    gfx card
    extra gb ram
    motherboard
    maybe new cpu, find me a good one and i nice price :p

    thanks muchly nickels
     
  2. semi-pro waster

    Man of Honour

    Joined: 27 Sep 2004

    Posts: 25,829

    Location: Glasgow

    This is about the basic I'd go for to get a good overall jump in performance, the CPU should clock quite well and it is a good graphics card. I've chosen a 2gb kit because most A64 motherboards don't run so well with all 4 Ram slots filled.

    CP-152-AM AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 3800+ (Socket 939) - OEM (CP-152-AM)
    £169.95 £169.95
    FG-000-AR Arctic Cooling Freezer 64 Pro CPU Cooler (Socket 754/939/940) (FG-000-AR)
    £12.95 £12.95
    MB-088-AS Asus A8N-E nForce4 Ultra (Socket 939) PCI-Express Motherboard (MB-088-AS)
    £59.95 £59.95
    MY-046-GL GeIL 2GB (2x1GB) PC3200 Value Dual Channel Kit CAS3 (GE2GB3200BDC) (MY-046-GL)
    £94.95 £94.95
    GX-048-PC PowerColor ATI Radeon X1800 XT 512MB GDDR3 AVIVO TV-Out/Dual DVI (PCI-Express) - Retail (GX-048-PC)
    £199.95 £199.95
    Subtotal £537.75
    VAT £94.11
    Total £631.86
     
  3. nickels

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 18 Aug 2004

    Posts: 1,888

    Location: midlands

    thanks :D

    going to wack that x1800 to a x1900 :p
     
  4. Noni

    PermaBanned

    Joined: 4 Nov 2005

    Posts: 742

    What power supply do you have?
     
  5. nickels

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 18 Aug 2004

    Posts: 1,888

    Location: midlands

    hiper 580w
     
  6. ACESHIGH

    Mobster

    Joined: 17 Aug 2005

    Posts: 4,305

    no problems with PSU then, should be a very nice rig :)