PC upgrade help

  i_am_mowerman 20:03 20 Aug 2006
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Hi, ok, i have an old pc containing an Athlon 2600. Also, my graphics card is a geforce FX5200.
Now, I want to upgrade my CPU and AGP graphics card ONLY! I have around £200, I fear the problem is finding a suitable CPU for my mother board. So, can anyone help me? and how will I know if my motherboard will tolerate a new CPU?

Thanks, I really need advice here, I want eye candy for my games!
thank you :D

  Totally-braindead 20:13 20 Aug 2006

Try this click here and see if it tells you motherboard make name and model.

You don't mention memory or operating system. Assumming you have XP and have 512mb or less suggest you spend your cash on more memory, add another 512mb, and a graphics card like this click here or this click here and leave the CPU as is.

  Totally-braindead 20:14 20 Aug 2006

Further to how you know if the motherboard will take a faster processor you find the name and model of board from the link above and go to the manufacturers website.

  woodchip 20:19 20 Aug 2006

I think you are looking at NEW MOBO and CPU.
click here no PCI Express slot.

Or look click here

  woodchip 20:21 20 Aug 2006
  i_am_mowerman 20:24 20 Aug 2006

yes I have XP. I also have 1gig ram. but i just thought I'd get better result in games with more power on CPU?

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