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Topic # 6382 21-Jan-2006 10:31
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hi i am just receving a computer from my dads work and i wand to mod it

it has no graphis card
it has a pentium 4 2.66ghz
and 256 ram

and i am wanting to upgrade to (i have price spyed the prices)
AMD ATHLON 64 3500+ SKT939- $534.38

GALAXY NVIDIA 7800GT 256MB DDR3 DVI - VIVO - PCI EXPRESS $567.90
or
Sapphire ATI Radeon X800 GTO (ULTIMATE) 256MB DDR3 PCI-Express$450.00

Mushkin Extreme Performance REDLINE 1GB (2x512MB) DDR500 CL2-2-2 @ 3.3V $381.55(dual chanel i think)

Asus A8N SLI skt939 Motherboard- $175.47

Prices are in nzd

tell me if i need anything else and if i dont need the processor and if not caould you recomend a new mother board because it dont have pci-e

oh and buy the way it is a ibm net vista that is about two years old

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  Reply # 26842 21-Jan-2006 12:00
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lucazader: and i wand to mod it

You are replacing everything, so why not just whack it into a new $50 case? You forgot a new HDD, the old netvista probably has a 20GB slow drive, you would want SATA RAID striping or something to improve overall system performance...




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  Reply # 26868 21-Jan-2006 22:17

For this money you should buy a new PC and not upgrade an old one...




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Reply # 26869 21-Jan-2006 22:25
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Actually I don't think any modern mother motherboard will fit on the NetVista case. Then there's the problem with power source unit - it may be an old one and not enough.

Nope, get a new case and fit all new components, I don't see the NetVista as part of an upgrade.




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