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Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by almighty, May 7, 2007.

  1. almighty New Member

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    Just one to say hello to you guys :D Ive been reading here for a while and thought id register. Ill be asking alot of questions so please dont shout as my PC know how is abit basic and id just like to learn about stuff like OC'ing etc etc..

    My PC spec's are :

    Saphire X1950 PRO AGP 512mb
    2gb of 184pin DDR3200
    A Crappy northwood intel P4 ( Any advice on making it faster would be great as i cant afford an upgrade ATM)
    Trust 570w PSU
    FOXXCON mother board with SiS a chipset
    HPw19 19" widescreen monitor with a max res of 1440x900
    And i have i think a decent amount of fans in my case, 2x 12cm, 2x6cm and the fans thats on my CPU and 1950 PRO

    So anyway this is me so hello :rockout:
     
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  2. d44ve New Member

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    welcome... kiss your extra cash goodbye =)
     
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    PVTCaboose1337 Graphical Hacker

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    1 word...

    Bottleneck.
     
  4. almighty New Member

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    Yep, believe me ive noticed :(
     
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    hello, and if you want bottleneck look at my system.
     
  6. almighty New Member

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    :eek:
     
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    Welcome to the forums.

    Before you take anyone's advice, do your research.
    The people here have good advice, but nothing beats having the knowledge yourself so you can make an informed decision on what you want to do.

    You will have a smokin' system in short order.
     
  9. almighty New Member

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    Thanks for the upgrade options, but im from the UK so that site is of no use to me :(

    Ive been looking around and i thought of buying these :

    Mobo - http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=MB-005-AK&groupid=701&catid=5&subcat=

    And maybe one of these - http://www.overclockers.co.uk/productlist.php?groupid=701&catid=6&subid=803

    Not sure what CPU though :confused:

    I just want a system that will complement my GPU perfectly, i dont want a CPU thats to good for GPU.
     
  10. pt

    pt not a suicide-bomber

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    hi, and welcome to the forums :)
    was about to suggest that mobo, for cpu look for a x2 3600+ brisbanne
     
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    Welcome to TPU.
     
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    looks good , get the FX 64:toast: Welcome to the POWER , TPU power that is;)
     
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    zekrahminator McLovin

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    If you're on a budget, $150 + shipping will get you my 1GB kit of Mushkin RAM and an AMD Athlon 64 3800+. Then, all you need is a $50 s939 motherboard, and you've got yourself a nice cheap upgrade path :). Oh, the link to the computer parts is in my signature.
     
  15. pt

    pt not a suicide-bomber

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    you we're so right :p
     
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    Welcome to the board,...I think dav said it best,kiss your extra cash goodbye!
     
  17. JrRacinFan

    JrRacinFan Served 5k and counting ...

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    To everyone about bottleneck, my system aint as bad but yes it does have a small bottleneck to it.

    Oh and welcome to TPU. :)
     

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