PC upgrade question

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March 1, 2010 at 22:06:35
Specs: Microsoft Windows XP Professional, 2.612 GHz / 3070 MB
Im upgrading my pc for battlefield bad co. 2. right now it fits in the specs but my wife gave me the green light..so ima gonna take it )
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amd 64 x 2 dual core processor 5200+
cpu speed 2.71 GHz
3.0 ram. cant remember type
GeForce 8800 GTS

i have $ 500.00 allotted by my wife ).
ive been looking but honestly im kind of hardward defecient. I see boards that look good...then i dont really understand some of the things they mention. then i dont know if its compatable with the chip im looking at little lone with the card. I know i wanna upgrade to 4g ram. and im probably going to upgrade to windows 7. runing xp now.
I appriciate any help you can give me.
thanks.


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#1
March 2, 2010 at 02:34:42
Did u purchase cpu or video card?


hd 4850 512mb $107
board 785g + 710/750 sb $ 80
corsair cmpsu-400cx $ 55
ram ddr2 667 (2x2gb) $ 80
athlon II x3 435 $ 75. total $ 397.

the system u listed plays battlefield 2 fine, but the system i listed will play most modern games in high settings.


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#2
March 2, 2010 at 10:46:48
I havnt bought anything yet. Im about ready to pull all my hair out tho lol. the hd4850 is that the card?
how does that stack up to possibly this.

GIGABYTE GA-MA785GM-US2H AM3/AM2+/AM2 AMD 785G HDMI Micro ATX AMD Motherboard
AMD Phenom II X2 550 Black Edition Callisto 3.1GHz Socket AM3 80W Dual-Core Processor Model HDZ550WFGIBOX
G.SKILL 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 1066 (PC2 8500) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model F2-8500CL5D-4GBPK
Rosewill Green Series RG630-S12 630W Continuous @40°C,80 PLUS Certified, Single 12V Rail, Active PFC "Compatible with Core
no video card picked out yet.


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#3
March 2, 2010 at 11:11:13
Hd 4850 is a graphic card better than 8800gts, u don't need 630w, psu i listed is enough to run the system. Is the system u listed fit the budget? $500.

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#4
March 2, 2010 at 11:11:13
Hd 4850 is a graphic card better than 8800gts, u don't need 630w, psu i listed is enough to run the system. Is the system u listed fit the budget? $500.

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#5
March 2, 2010 at 12:46:38
yeah, its about 380 ish..without a video card..which i need to get as well

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#6
March 2, 2010 at 20:40:13
U can buy hd 4670, the card play most modern games in medium settings. Mine cost $397 with graphic card. It's up to u to decide.

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