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  Upgrading my Machine need suggestions 
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QuaM May 28, 2006, 12:33pm EDT Report Abuse
Hey I'm lookinbg to upgradfe my machine during the next couple of months. I cant decide what I really need to upgrade or if i should just go the whole way and spend a fortune.

Current Specs

Asus a8v deluxe s939 mobo
AMD 64 3500+ overclocked to 2600mhz
1gb Corsair xms 3200 c2pt
XFX 6800 GT overclocked to 410/1.1
2x maxtor 160gb hard disk, western digital 200gb
sound blaster audigy zs

I'm definately thinking of upgrading the hard disks to 1tb and im also thinking of upgrading the memory to either 2gb or 3gb, I c\nt decide whether i can justify upgrading the gpu and the cpu to dual core amd and a 7900 gt as this would mean upgrading the mobo also.

any ideas would be most welcome thanks

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4Qman May 28, 2006, 12:39pm EDT Report Abuse
>> Re: Upgrading my Machine need suggestions
Looks good to me but you need to say what u use it for.

Id definatly get a Gfx card, 7900GT if it was me as they are nice price in UK.

QuaM May 28, 2006, 02:41pm EDT Report Abuse
>> Re: Upgrading my Machine need suggestions
the machine will be mostly used for graphics programs like autocad,photoshop,3d max etc and also gaming like F.E.A.R other high spec games in the future as i was looking to get the new plastation when it comes out but ive been thinking that if i just upgrade the pc i can play the majority of the games anyway

Rory Witham Aug 26, 2006, 07:25am EDT Report Abuse
>> Re: Upgrading my Machine need suggestions
Because of what youre using the computer for, I would upgrade to a dual core processor. it will make the CAD fly.

I would consider upgrading the RAM, GPU's are fine and dont really need to be upgraded just now, you may wish to do so later

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Terry Le Aug 26, 2006, 08:27am EDT Report Abuse
>> Re: Upgrading my Machine need suggestions
I agree wit Rory,
U should try to get a conroe but since u already have a 939 mobo on amd 4600+ should do.
Graphics don't need any thing but ram should be 2gb.



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