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Want a better system( any suggestions )

By Baltan
Apr 28, 2006
  1. Hi all

    I would like to build a better computer than the one i have at the moment.

    current system:

    Antler supercase with 350 w power supply
    AMD Athlon 64 3000+
    17 inch LG flat screen monitor
    Geil 512mb (RAM)
    160 GB seagate barracuda HD
    Graphics card gigabyte nividia fx 5200 8x agp
    nec cd/dvd wrotter combo
    geil keboard and mouse
    mother board: Gigabyte GA-K8NS nForce3 250 Skt 754 1000FSB, DDR400, SATA RAID LAN, 8ch Audio, USB2, ATX

    Any suggestions on a newr better computer plz

    Baltan
     
  2. eazy_duz_em

    eazy_duz_em TS Rookie Posts: 102

    Well u should try to change the mobo...and get onw with PCIe and Dual Channel,
    Change the Vid card to a lets say...G7 Series or Radeon X1k Series..u should get at least 1 gb ram and..an athlon 3500+ or more.ON Socket 939
     
  3. Nodsu

    Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 5,837   +6

    You should also fix that shift key of yours.
     
  4. Baltan

    Baltan TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 121

    Shift key????
     
  5. paranoid guy

    paranoid guy TS Rookie Posts: 420

    He was referring to the way you typed "WaNt A BeTtEr SyStEm"
    God that's hard work. Why would you bother?
     
  6. Baltan

    Baltan TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 121

    well i though t i would make the title a little different!

    Any one got any suggestions then on a better system.

    thanks eazy_duz_em for the reply

    Baltan
     
  7. 0009

    0009 TS Rookie

    get a socket 939 better for future upgrades.
     
  8. DragonMaster

    DragonMaster TS Rookie Posts: 327

    You should change of socket type.

    There's either 939 or in a few weeks, AM2.

    Until next year, there should be absolutely no difference between both except that 939 will be cheaper and you will be able to get cheaper RAM for it. The performance difference is too small between both. But in 2007 they should come with quad-core and similar things on the AM2 socket, but not 939.

    But if you decide to get an Opteron, you have to get 939 (Apparently there are going to be no Opterons on AM2)

    For graphic cards, Geforce 7800 + or X1800 +
     
  9. 0009

    0009 TS Rookie

    i assume your on a budget just like the most of us, i would go with the socket 939 so you wont have to get a whole new mobo to support your psu and your new cpu, and maybe get a 24 pin mobo, 20 pins are soon leaving the scene.

    remember think for the future too.
     
  10. AMDIsTheBest010

    AMDIsTheBest010 TS Rookie Posts: 398

    if ur gonna use it 4 gaming then opt for the awesome AMD Athlon X2 4800+ CPU and more RAM i would wait a little bit though b/c AMD is going to be swtiching their sockets soon and if you have an old socket then you wont be able to upgrade in future
     
  11. Baltan

    Baltan TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 121

    so do you guys suggest sticking with my current system and waiting till 2007??
     
  12. AMDIsTheBest010

    AMDIsTheBest010 TS Rookie Posts: 398

    i would definitly wait until 2007, even if u have to stick with the anxiety for a new system since as i said earlier AMD and Intel are going to be switching there sockets and think of all the new stuf that they r gonna have in 07' do what u want but if i were u i would wait (windows Vista comes out late 06' early 07')
     
  13. Baltan

    Baltan TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 121

    alrite cheers i think i can bear my curreent system and wait a little longer lol

    Baltan
     
  14. AMDIsTheBest010

    AMDIsTheBest010 TS Rookie Posts: 398

    have fun!!!!
     
  15. Baltan

    Baltan TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 121

    cheers i will
     
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