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Upgrading desktop, need help

By donteventrip
Feb 1, 2010
  1. Here is what i want to do..
    Be able to play battlefield bad company 2..cant a man just play a game without lagg? please tell me what i need to upgrade on my comp and keep it within 300-400 bucks..if possible... give it to me straight.


    Here is what i have..

    Dimension Xps
    Intel Pentium 4 CPU 3.20GHz 3.19GHz
    2.75 GB of RAM
    150GB HARD DRIVE
    WINDOWS XP
    NVIDIA GeForce 6800 256MB

    anything i need to tell>?

    thanks!
     
  2. Ritwik7

    Ritwik7 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,288   +7

    I would say that a new graphics card and processor are in order.

    What is the exact model of your Dimension XPS? Or what chipset do you have?
     
  3. EXCellR8

    EXCellR8 The Conservative Posts: 2,278

    ^I would agree with that... P4 and 6 series nvidia cards are quite outdated for gaming now...

    Download CPU-Z to find your chipset.
     
  4. donteventrip

    donteventrip TS Rookie Topic Starter

    right on..

    here is my chipset info
    Intel i925x

    is that it?
     
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