UPGRADE HELP

  miseryguts1969 18:51 01 Feb 2010
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I am looking to upgrade my PC, used mostly for video/sound processing & gaming.
I currently have: Core 2 Duo 3Ghz, 4GB Ram, Vista 32, Radeon HD 3870 x 2.
I am a complete novice when it comes to upgrades - and would like to make sure, that whatever i buy will be compatible - i am looking at a Radeon HD 5870 and as much Ram as i could fit in my rig as i believe these are the 2 most important items for graphic performance (and a reasonably priced 1900x1200 monitor)
Can anyone tell me if this feasible, what else i need to consider and any reasonbly priced online stores + are these components within the reach of novices to install?.
Many thanks to anyone taking the time to respond.

  iscanut 18:55 01 Feb 2010

If you want more than 3.5Gb Ram. you will need Win7 64 bit os. First thing to do is rum Microsoft Win7 upgrade advisor click here

  citadel 21:00 01 Feb 2010

get the hd5870 thats all you need. check to see if it will fit in the case otherwise you need to shift everything into a better case.

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