What else can I upgrade???

  skaria 21:35 11 Jan 2005
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Hi everyone, I currently have a dell dimension 8250. The processor is 2.53 Ghz Pentium 4, There is 512mb of rdram, a graphics card which is being replaced, and a new 200gb hard drive i have bought. I also have a Turtle Beach Santa Cruize Sound Card. If i was looking for more spped, and good gaming, what would you suggest that i upgrade. By the way, I have looked into buying rdram, but it is vey expensive. Hope you can help me!!! Thanks in Advance!!! Skaria

  TomJerry 21:42 11 Jan 2005

you can

(1) upgrade RAM to 1GB, do not know if your motherboard support rdram

(2) get two good faster HDD and get a raid card and configure two identical HDD as Raid 0 setting (spread HDD tasks between two HDDs, great improvement).

if your motherboard support SATA raid, get two Raptor HDDs which run at 10000rpm instead of 7200rpm.

  skaria 21:47 11 Jan 2005

thanks for that. Could you please explain one thin, what is a raid card. My motherbrd does not support sata unfortunately, but does support rdram. thanks for the quick response. Skaria

  Ivor_Monkey 21:48 11 Jan 2005

look at the dell forum website and its discussion on upgrades

  TomJerry 23:13 11 Jan 2005

click here

but you need to understand what is raid first, just google for it

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