Doing a upgrade, some help

By AquaFina
Jan 2, 2005
  1. I was about to order from newegg

    AMD Athlon XP 3200+ "Barton", 400MHz FSB, 512K Cache Processor - Retail

    ASUS "A7N8X-E Deluxe" nForce2 Ultra 400 Chipset Motherboard for AMD Socket A CPU -RETAIL

    Kingston HyperX (Dual Pack) 184 Pin 1GB(512MBx2) DDR PC-3200

    but they were sold out of the 3200+

    I am running
    AMD 1700+
    2 512 PC2700 Kingsten
    ATI 9800 PRO 256MB (R360 core)

    The card is good, but not running that great due to proc and such.

    With above I think should be allright with my 9800 PRO with games,

    Main question would be is, should I go and get the AMD64 3200 or 3400 cause the price is about the same, even less for the 3200 or just stick to the XP. I don't really want to wait any longer, just a upgrade now so I can play these games. When the price comes down on the FX or EE i will build my new system.
  2. Didou

    Didou Bowtie extraordinair! Posts: 4,274

    Get the Athlon64 3200+ instead. Even though both have the same PR rating, it is quite faster then AthlonXP. Get a nice nForce 3 board like the MSI K8n Neo & you're good to go.
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