Upgrade - still pondering

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by tibboh, Feb 1, 2003.

  1. tibboh

    tibboh Arte et Marte

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    After much (good) advice received on AMD upgrade, I wonder if the following Pentium meets with approval? (based against AMD XP2200 & msi K7N2-L)

    msi845pe max-l mobo (ms6580 v2.0)
    pentium 4 2.4 pc533 (northwood)
    ddr-dimm PC2700 512 mb

    Is the board up to it (seems cheap price) - not into games, but a bit of digital editing. What is biggest reasonable HD i could expect to use?
     
  2. Zedric

    Zedric NTFS Guru Folding Team

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  3. tibboh

    tibboh Arte et Marte

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    Have been advised that msi mobo is PANTS - so, wondering if Abit BG7 would be a good compromise for my P4 2.4 (533).

    will 350W PSU be sufficient, or perhaps 400?

    Finally, decent graphics card for the little tinker? (not asking much)
     
  4. Gary Pandher

    Gary Pandher Moderator

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    the modded 9500
    for $200 (US i think)