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Thats way overrated. Video card companies always estimate your needs higher than they really are. The 2400pro probably only uses like 20w under load.
Not to beat a dead horse, but eXtreme Power Supply Calculator ( http://www.extreme.outervision.com/PSUEngine) using a Pentium M 800MHz (Pentium M was a PIII) with the parts that he says he has says a recommended PSU wattage of 169W. I'm just trying to figure out if u2konline is pulling a fast one on us.
 
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You'll probably be able to buy a 1ghz Coppermine PIII on ebay for $40-$50 or so. If your hoping to get more gaming power, though, that money would be better spent on a new video card instead. It would be a much bigger jump to go from the 6200 you have now to a $50 card than it would be to go from a 600mhz to a 1ghz CPU. Of course, I'm not factoring in heat or power considerations.
 
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It's about attention he knows people will question him. It's always something about upgrading or old hardware.
 
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holy my 81 year old Grandmother has a computer 5x times faster then that this is just funny man

and if you call 14-30 FPS good frame rate man your brain must have a really slow response time anyways man i would spend like 100 bucks and get some new hardware then you would see what real frame rates looks like like 50 to 80 FPS if not more
 
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what's with all the guests viewing this? lol
 
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Id be willing to bet this guys sitting behind some super computer and getting his jollys off of the stupid remarks :roll:

If i could play newer games without upgrading id do it too. Who really wants to spend more and more money to keep up?

With that being said, the socket A is coming out. Good times.
 
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wtf, 83 guests?¿?¿
 
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Alright everyone, i am just going to ask my family member to buy one from ebay. They are suppose to be under 30 dollars, so going from 600mhz to higher will be a nice upgrade on this Pentium III.

And for everyone else who says i am lying about using 90watts, please take a look at this:
http://img293.imageshack.us/my.php?image=picturezs2cz0.jpg

I took off the PSU sticker and put it on one of my xbox games. So i am not pulling a fast one on nobody. The thing never heats up anyways, it blows out cool air, but i notice it starts blowing out very cool air when i am playing certain games.

Anyways, so i am upgrading my speed for my p3 from 600mhz, so this thread can be closed now. Thanks for the all the help, and i hope everything goes well when i get it :)
 
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Bahahahahaha
 

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Your upgrading your Pentium III 600 MHz to a Pentium III 900 MHz..:banghead:


what is the point
The point is just to see how we will react . This clown thinks that posting this will get him a laugh or 2 well it jolly well may have . But come on they do not even MAKE a Pentium II any more it is very hard to find A PIII and what would be the point is right .
DUDE pull you head out of the case and get with the times a Quad core Q6600 or a AMD Phenom II if you post any thing less than this kind of an upgrade you are only looking for laughs or just dumber than a bag of diapers !
 
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Why not just modify a calculator, I'm sure you'll get better performance from that. :D
 
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I don't understand but hey, . . . . . hey
 

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You guys do understand that i am buying the socket right? Its only like 15 bucks or less. I am not buying a whole new rig, just the socket people, relax.
 
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Now hes buying a socket, not a CPU. :roll:
 
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Get this one, it'll increase your perofrmance 10 fold :laugh:
 

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You guys do understand that i am buying the socket right? Its only like 15 bucks or less. I am not buying a whole new rig, just the socket people, relax.
Dude are you for real ? why ? what are you gaining ? what this is , is a waste of time to me . That tech is so old that going from a PII to a PIII is just not comprehend able at all to me . Were are you in Libya in a cave ? even they have dual core CPU's by now .
 

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u2konline,

How many times have you shot a load during all this "old hardware" debate?...because my CPU load has shot up a few times since :)

Edit:

oli_ramsay,

its only a bit of plastic, far far too technological for U2konline!!

Edit 2:

Its 03:19 am here and I've got nothing better to do than arouse a person with a ancient hardware fetish to the point of his CPU blowing a load of thermal paste everywhere!!


Edit 3:

I'm going to bed,

Trickson, I would like to see you bench that Q9550 against someone on the forum with a Phenom II 940.

Some stock and OC benchmarks.

Anyone with a Phenom II 940 what is watching that is willing to benchmark with Trickson?
 
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Alright everyone, i am just going to ask my family member to buy one from ebay. They are suppose to be under 30 dollars, so going from 600mhz to higher will be a nice upgrade on this Pentium III.

And for everyone else who says i am lying about using 90watts, please take a look at this:
http://img293.imageshack.us/my.php?image=picturezs2cz0.jpg

I took off the PSU sticker and put it on one of my xbox games. So i am not pulling a fast one on nobody. The thing never heats up anyways, it blows out cool air, but i notice it starts blowing out very cool air when i am playing certain games.

Anyways, so i am upgrading my speed for my p3 from 600mhz, so this thread can be closed now. Thanks for the all the help, and i hope everything goes well when i get it :)
Awesome, thats a 50% increase in Mhz to 900!

Don't ask me for advice on changing vacuum tubes.
 
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Yea, seriously, you'll be wasting your money upgrading that machine. Why not save like $300 dollars and buy a cheap pre-built one from newegg if you don't know how to build your own. We'll choose a good'un for ya.
 
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