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jake_maveric_05
11-17-05, 04:24 PM
Ok i have some parts, Im adding new stuff to it. Here it is. * means new upgrade part. By the way. Im on a budget $210. Im also getting a 512MB MP3 player($65) and sony headphones(7$) to go wid it. :D all together my budget is around $315.

*Mobo= GIGABYTE GA-K8U ATX AMD
Changed to= GIGABYTE GA-K8U-939 Socket 939 ULi M1689 ATX AMD Motherboard
*CPU= AMD Athlon 64 2800+ ClawHammer Socket 754 Processor
Changed to= AMD Athlon 64 3000+ Venice 1GHz FSB 512KB L2 Cache Socket 939 Processor

VGA= XFX 6800LE(8x) AGP 128MB

*Sound= CHAINTECH AV-710 (7.1) Channel 24-bit 192KHz PCI

RAM= 768 DDR400 PC3200 Corsiar XMS (1x256/1x512)

PSU= 500watt power supply

HDD= Maxtor DiamondMAX 40gb

Might also get a new case. Tell me if this is a good upgrade from what i got right now. Give me some tips on other parts i should get. Maybe there is something out there better that is still on my budget?

jAkUp
11-17-05, 04:26 PM
I would go 939 if you can. 754 is on its way out.

Try to pick up another 256MB of ram if you can :)

jake_maveric_05
11-17-05, 04:40 PM
s939
pcie
sata


dude.... Budget. i cant afford a hole new system. Im on AGP right now.

jake_maveric_05
11-17-05, 04:41 PM
I would go 939 if you can. 754 is on its way out.

Try to pick up another 256MB of ram if you can :)

i should have another 256corsiar XMS stick in my PC by sometime next week. ill check the 939

jake_maveric_05
11-17-05, 04:53 PM
OK hows that. Changed the processor and mobo to 939 and its still under my budget. Cool:afro: