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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 09-25-2004, 08:34 PM Thread Starter
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Looking into buying a new pc..

My 1.3 atlon thurderbird isn't doing the job anymore with these new games. I want to spend the least amount of money I can and have a pc that will play all the new games smooth. I was looking at an insignia at bestbuy. It's the d300 that has a p4 2.8 processor. I would upgrade the video card, but it doesn't have any agp slots in it. Is there a PCI video card out there that will perform pretty close to at least a 9800 pro? I don't think there is one. I would take the gf4 ti4600 card that I have in this pc and transfer it but the insignia doesn't have an agp slot.

Any suggestions?

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post #2 of 8 (permalink) Old 09-25-2004, 10:09 PM
 
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Eric, I would look for a machine with an AGP slot, there is not much in the line of PCI video cards any longer. Although a P4 2.8 should be plenty to get you get going.
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post #3 of 8 (permalink) Old 09-26-2004, 12:37 AM
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you could buy my whole computer!

how much are you wanting to spend?

a computer without an agp slot is damn near worthless.


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post #4 of 8 (permalink) Old 09-26-2004, 01:40 PM Thread Starter
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I want to keep it in the $550 range but it liiks like I won't find what I'm looking for at that price.

I may just get a new motherboard and processor. Where is a good place online to purchase a motherboard and processor?

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post #5 of 8 (permalink) Old 09-26-2004, 01:45 PM
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newegg.

i've got a 3.0, and an asus p4p800-e deluxe i'd let go of. i'm in the opposite, boat, i'm not the super gamer i once was.


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post #6 of 8 (permalink) Old 09-26-2004, 01:58 PM
Which one's the clutch?
 
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ill sell you my amd 3200+ and mobo for cheap

pm me

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post #7 of 8 (permalink) Old 09-26-2004, 08:11 PM Thread Starter
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Pm's sent about the mobo and processors.

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post #8 of 8 (permalink) Old 09-26-2004, 11:46 PM
No, I don't have a turbo
 
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ill sell you my amd 3200+ and mobo for cheap

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Out of curiousity, what Mobo, and why are ya selling?

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