Best MB, CPU, RAM to use for gaming and video?

By boseith
May 18, 2003
  1. Hello, thank you for looking at this post. I'm thinking about upgrading my PIII to be more up to date. I would like to know which motherboard would be the best for gaming and video encoding(making MPEG, MPEG-4) for both AMD and Intel. From there I would like to know which RAM I should get, I'm thinking about getting at least 1 Gig.

    Thank you for you comments, they will help out.
  2. Steg

    Steg TS Rookie Posts: 269

    well on the AMD side of things -
    the new ASUS A7N8X (nVidia nForce 2 Chipset) is the BEST gaming motherboard out there - especially when coupled with a Athlon XP 3200+
    As for RAM (depending on how much you have to spend) i would recommed Corsair. If u have alot to spend on ram i would recommend the TwinX 2x512Meg XMS3200LL RAM @ about £240- 2 sticks of matched low latency DDR400 RAM - just sooooo fast!

  3. iss

    iss TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,994

    if you want to play games and do digital encoding I would recommend a new P4 with the 800mhz FSB and the 875P chipset which supports 400mhz DDR. corsair is an excellent choice.
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