whitch upgrade?

  handy4x 12:02 27 Feb 2005
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i have about £200 to spend on an upgrade and as my motherboard supports a 4x apg and i have a 5700 nvidia graphics card would i be better to upgrade the motherboard and prossesor to a amd64 3000 and keep my curent graphics card or just replace the card for a 6600 gt

  Dorsai 12:06 27 Feb 2005

What is the main use you put the PC to, and what are the rest of the system specs?

(IE CPU, RAM, OS, etc...)

  handy4x 12:20 27 Feb 2005

games and word
at the moment we have a xp2500m 1000 of 2700 ram
windows xp pro sp2 msi kt3 ultra mother board

  citadel 18:46 27 Feb 2005

the 6600gt will improve gaming a lot and is a lot easier upgrade.

  Totally-braindead 18:51 27 Feb 2005

The RAM may not be useable on the new motherboard depending on the speed of the FSB of the new processor so I too would vote for the graphics card upgrade.

  wjrt 19:29 27 Feb 2005

click here

look here if upgrading mobo could be good going for PCI express mobo and at moment cheaper graphics card with better chance of future proofing as said here that PCI express has new technology to speed up graphics

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