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|20th April 2007, 1:35 PM||#121|
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: Gold Coast, QLD OS:Linux
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|20th April 2007, 1:52 PM||#122|
Join Date: Jun 2002
Location: Lisarow 2250
My system is all pretty even and I don't plan to buy any DX10 games for a while.
AMD 3200+ (Venice) @ 2.5GHz
Abit KN8 SLI
2 x 512MB TCCD, 2 x 512MB BH5 running happy together at 2.8V @ 2,2,2,5
Silverstone 650W SLI power suppy
Black Thermaltake Soprano case
2 x black LG DL-DVD-R/W
Seagate 250GB SATA II HDD
Gainward 512MB 7900GS, Core @ 600MHz, Mem @ 725MHz
Have a Lian-Li case behind me waiting to get modded in preporation for a new system later in the year when I go DX10.
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|20th April 2007, 1:56 PM||#123|
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Ipswich/Loganholme, QLD
Maybe you could upgrade to a 3800+? It's the last of the 939 line unfortunately. Other than that maybe a new monitor or speakers as you didn't list what you've got.
The most likely thing to happen will be me getting a Dell 2407 so perhaps you could suggest what I should get after that
CPU: Pentium 4 521 2.8GHz
Coolermaster Real Power 550W
2 x 512mb Corsair XMS 675MHz
1 x Albatron 7600GT 256MB
1 x 320GB WD sata2
1 x 300GB Maxtor sata
1 x 250GB Seagate sata
Soundblaster Audigy Platinum
Pioneer DVR-111D 16x DVD Burner
1 x Samsung/Samtron 75E 17" CRT
2 x LG Flatron L1510M 15" LCD
Microsoft Intellimouse (5 button optical)
Apple Mac G3 keyboard (smallest keyboard I have - 17" CRT takes up too much desk space)
$2600+ in trades
[Core i5 2400 | 16GB DDR3 1600MHz | GTX 560 Ti | Antec P180 | 2 x Dell 2408WFP]
[Logitech Z-2300 | Steel Series Steel Sound 3H | Logitech G5 | Microsoft Natural Ergonomic 4000 | Windows 10 Pro x64]
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|20th April 2007, 5:49 PM||#124|
Join Date: Nov 2006
A C2D CPU.. a e6420 if you overclock... then a new LCD, and at the same time get a new GPU, unless your CRT isn't bothering you.. in which cased, get the GPU first..
P.S. It's a nice keyboard isn't it.. i use one at school on the shcool macs... macs are to expensive me to have one. hehe.. but having a mac keyboard,.. nice..
my rig.. (i was told before.. more ram and it wouljd be a file server.. hehe.. my beautiful beast... my only child/... i mean, computer...
nVidia GeForce 420 16mb
256mb of ram (1 stick)
20GB really slow HDD
CD/DVD reader (though it'll only read some cd's and dvd's... and it's random..)
Touchpad for a mouse
yeah.. old school gaming beast..... ok.. maybe not beast... or gaming... but it is old...
Desktop - 965P-DS3 | e6320 | 2GB PC6400 A-DATA | Asus 7900GS | Seagate 7200.10 320gb | ASUS DVD burner lightscribe | CM Extreme 430w | 22" Chimei Widescreen LCD | Logitech MX Revolution | G11 | Logitech X-230 2.1 speakers | Vista Home Premium
|20th April 2007, 5:57 PM||#125|
Join Date: Aug 2002
Location: 3030 in a house...
But if you really had the urge to upgrade, I guess some more ram wouldnt hurt, say another 256mb and look around on the forums for a second hand agp card, maybe a 6200 or something to give the graphics a bit of a boost. They are cheap as chips now...
X2 4200+ @ 2.65ghz
1 GB PC3200 Kingston
XFX 7600GT XXX edition (factory overclocked 650/1600mhz) pci-e
Audigy Platinum Soundcard
2 X 80gb ATA100 hard drives (I dont need more space atm)
Leadtek dtv1000 (digital tv card)
Asrock Dual Sata II motherboard
21" NEC E1100+ crt monitor
Logitech X530 5.1 speakers
Logitech MX700 cordless mouse and Logitech cordless keyboard
MS sidewinder gamepad and logitech freedom 2.4 joystick
System is used for general PC and gaming, also for TV watching in the family room. I think more ram is needed but give us ya thoughts...
Main PC - Core i7 2700K -GByte Z68XP-UD3 | 16Gb DDR3 | 2x HD6870 crossfire
Kids PC - Core i5 | Asrock P67pro | 8Gb DDR3 | HD6850
Last edited by firthy; 21st April 2007 at 10:23 AM. Reason: spelling bah
|23rd April 2007, 4:45 PM||#126|
Join Date: Apr 2007
Hi im a noob on these forums * waves * as for the last dude i'd upgrade the gfx but it really depends wat res you gaming at
My New System specs
e6600 @ 3.6ghz
4gb team xtreme 4-4-4 1066mhz ddr2
2 x EVGA 8800gtx KO ACS3's in sli ( 626/2000 ) standard on both
1 x Creative X-FI extremegamer soundcard
2 x 74gb WD raptor 10000rpm
1 x Silvertone 1kw powersupply
1 x Asus Striker Extreme MOBO
1 x Gigabyte Liquid Galaxy 2 watercooling system
1 x Logitech G5 gaming mouse
1 x BenQ fp241w 24" lcd
|23rd April 2007, 6:30 PM||#127|
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: Adelaide, 5051
here are my specs:
DFI Lanparty nF4 Ultra D s939
Opteron 170 (2.0ghz stock) @ 2.9/1.47 with BigTyphoon
2x1gg OCZ Platinum EB DDR500 (3-3-2-6 1T)
Asus 8800GTX with HR-03 Plus
Dell 24" 2407WFP Rev. A04
2x Pioneer 111L
2x Seagate 200gb 7200.7 in RAID0
2x Seagate 320GB 7200.10
1x 80GB Seagate 7200.7 (pata)
Antec P160 with window
Antec TP Trio 430w
Logitech G5 + Logitech DiNovo Media Laser
i7 3770K @ 4.5ghz | AsRock Z77 Professional | 16gb Corsair Vengence 1600mhz | Gigabyte GTX580 | Seasonic X750 | Silverstone TJ07 | Crucial M4 256GB | 2x Dell U2011
Canon 5D Mark III | Canon EF 24-70 f/2.8L | Canon EF 17-40 f/4L | Canon EF 70-200 f/2.8L IS | Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 | Canon EX-580II | Manfrotto 190 Pro B
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|24th April 2007, 12:55 AM||#128|
Join Date: Jun 2001
Location: Newcastle, NSW
|24th April 2007, 2:41 AM||#129|
Join Date: May 2003
hah, this will be a good laugh
Intel pentium 3 tualatin @ 1.8ghz
asus TUSL2-C mobo
512mb ECC SDR
1x 120GB hdd
2x 320GB hdd
1x 40GB hdd
Asus nvidia Ti4800se
Sb audigy 2 ZS running hacked KX audio drivers w/ replaced output gear
sony 52x CDRW
intel dual 100mbit NIC
1x sony trinitron CRT
1x chimei 22" ws lcd
4 port USB2 card
i do web page design, graphics, watch movies, listen to mp3s, watch tv eps and play lots of classic FPS(qwtf,ghost recon,q3a etc)
Would like to be able to play C&C 3 with a decent framerate(i completed gdi side with this computer tho!), also bf2, and the new total anhiliation game. Plus would also like to do more with vmware
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Last edited by sonyx; 24th April 2007 at 2:46 AM.
|24th April 2007, 9:02 AM||#130|
Join Date: Jun 2001
Location: Inner Western Sydney
Sonyx: I'd first consider upgrading cpu/mobo/ram, then the video card.
Get a cpu with VT (core2duo) for the vmware stuff. It'll also be invaluable in games and multitasking. Run your VM's from your fastest hard disk to improve their speed.
Intel Pentium D 925 @ 3.2Ghz
2Gb Generic DDRII 533 ram (2 x 1gb)
ASROCK Dual VSTA motherboard
2 x 160Gb hdd's (PATA)
1 x 60GB portable hdd
550W Coolermaster Extremepower PSU
External combo floppy and CF/SD card reader
Regular and mac keyboard (its a hackintosh as well)
PCI capture card (bt8x8)
4xusb 2.0 port card
Things I do: I VMware a lot, mess around with alternative OS's (i.e. stuff that isnt windows), play flight sim 2004 and X, along with many card games (NFS series etc) and other "simulation" type games. I'm also into photography and video editing.
Most likely guess at my next upgrade will be a big SATA hdd, or controls for the flight sims. Playing on the keyboard is kinda hard.
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|24th April 2007, 9:14 AM||#131|
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Chermside 4032
Asus Maximus VII Gene
GSkill TridentX 2400C10 2x4GB ram
OCZ Vertex 3 Max IOPs 120GB
Corsair F120 120GB
Crucial MX200 500GB
Samsung 1TB F3
Corsair Carbide Air 240
Silverstone 850W ST85F-P
SteelSeries QcK+ (Natus Vincere)
24" BenQ XL2420T
Tesoro Durandal G1NL
Playing at the moment: CSGO, BF4 and other Indie Games
Main PC / Gaming PC
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|24th April 2007, 10:05 AM||#132|
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Canberra, ACT
OhForkMe: Very nice system not much in the way of upgrading left... faster CPU maybe, 8800 and/or SLI.
Athlon64 3000+ Skt939
1GB Generic DDR400
XpertVision 6600DDR2 512MB
1x 320GB SATA2
Sony DRU-720 16x DVD+/-RW DL
Onboard everything else
I run linux, and i do a small amount of gaming but not much, in all honesty any upgrade would just be to satisfy my nerdly urges, and also to play newer games even better
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|24th April 2007, 10:12 AM||#133|
Join Date: Mar 2004
Crash Dummy: "On a budget I'd suggest grab another 1GB of RAM and maybe a hard drive if you need it. Apart from that I can't fault anything.
My system (here we go) LAUGH IT UP!
AthlonXP 2600+ @ 2300Mhz (200Mhz FSB)
Abit NF7-S rev 2.0
1GB total of Corsair XMS3200 as the slowest stick. The other stick is a XMS3500C2 (BH-5 BABY WOO!!!)
Geforce 6800GS 512MB (256bit) GDDR3 450Mhz core clock, 1Ghz memclk
2x Seagate Baracuda 7200.8 PATA 200GB drives, Seagate 200GB SATA, Samsung 400GB SATAII. 1TB total
Liteon 18x DVD writer. Sorry I can't remember the product code.
Old school Lite-on 16x DVD-ROM
460w Zalman silent power supply
System is still watercooled in a different case from what is in the PCDB but still uses the same cooling hardware.
One thing I'd really like to mention to all here now also is that this is by far the most stable, quiet and versatile system I've ever had. I've been using this for what must be bang on 3 years now and to be honest yes I know it's old but it is far from the old days of computing where a 3 year old system is fit for the bin."
For a small upgrade I'd nab an A64 754/939 combo for a cheap upgrade. You could keep the better part of your stuff, and still have a nice speed boost to last you some decent time into the future.
|24th April 2007, 10:23 AM||#135|
Join Date: Mar 2004
Poor fella's been ignored twice now, let just keep the thread moving
Your PC i'd look at getting a new video card for, and clock that CPU up!
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