What should I upgrade first?

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  1. Soysauce

    Soysauce New Member

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    ATM my P.C has a 250GB HD 256MB Nvidia Video Card and 2 GB of ram.

    Which should I upgrade first?
     
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    which video card? 2GB of ram is plenty by today's standards, and unless you're out of hdd space, I'd go video card first, depending on what you're doing with it.
     
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    details are overwhelming

    but as said, unless you are a hardcore or you just want to upgrade in increments of $50, you could pick up another HDD and a awesome vid card for less than $200
     
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    I would not call anything under $250 "awsome".

    Why do you want to upgrade? Unless there is a specific need, it's probably not worth it. Save the money for something bigger.
     
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    Skankin' We are Ginger. We do not forgive. We do not forget

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    Shut up, not everything has to be super expensive to be great, We need to see more specific specs to judge this further.
     
  6. P07r0457

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    you have downgraded now from "awsome" to "great".


    I'm not saying everyone needs a $200+ card. I don't. But to call anything sub-$200 "awsome" or even "great" then I do think you're a tard.
     
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    Ignore Jolly and stay on topic.

    We need full specs and we need to know what you use your machine for. Based on current info, I don't think you need to upgrade anything.
     
  8. Soysauce

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    Sorry was at school when I posted this.
    Sorry can't remember exact specs, but if it helps I purchased it from HP.

    Vid card= Nvidia 7300 LE 256 MB

    And I use it for Gaming. MMO's mostly.
     
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    are you noticing any poor performance, or do you just have money burning a hole in your pocket?

    because if its the latter, you can put your money toward my Newegg account, it will be like you bought computer parts
     
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    I just want to know for future reference when I do have the money to upgrade.
     
  11. deusexaethera

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    You still need to tell us what you use your computer for.
     
  12. Maffy29

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    I spent like $130 on a XFX GeForce 8600GT and I think its a pretty darn good card. I'm not a hardcore gamer, so no big deal. Not bad for a DX10 card.
     
  13. Soysauce

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    :)
     
  14. Chris

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    Wirelessly posted via wap.offtopic.com (BlackBerry8300/4.2.2 Profile/MIDP-2.0 Configuration/CLDC-1.1 VendorID/102)

    MMOs usually don't have the hardware requirements that say a FPS would. So the next question is whether or not you plan on upgrading to Vista ever?

    If you don't plan on running Vista, then you could run a Radeon X1950 or something like that and be fine
     

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