XP2500 Barton + 1 GB ram opinions please

  Hitman codename 47 15:48 11 May 2003

Hi all

Ive got XP2000 with 512 mb Ram ddr 2700. With A MSI KT£ Ultra 2 motherboard and a TI4200 g.card.

Thinking of replacing that with XP2500 333mhx FSB Barton processor and another 512 Gb ram to have a total of just over 1GB of Ram. Only reason being is because they are both relatively cheap upgardes to do at the moment with ram prices being low etc.

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Anyway , was basically wondering on peoples opinions, is it worth the money. s there anything else i should know about. That sort of thing.

Thanks in advance for all input.


  powerless 15:51 11 May 2003

What do you use your computer for?

  Hitman codename 47 15:54 11 May 2003

Mostly gaming (GTA3, Mafia and Splinter Cell) and graphics work like Photoshop etc.

  Rayuk 15:58 11 May 2003

Well the ram is ok with Photoshop.Not sure re the 2500+
Would hang back on the cpu till the top model for your motherboard becomes available at a reasonable price.

  powerless 15:59 11 May 2003

They are high demanding games.

512MB of RAM is perfectly ok.

I would go for the Barton and maybe (if you can afford it) a new graphics card?

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