What do you think of this Upgrade?

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by Pythro, Sep 7, 2002.

  1. Pythro

    Pythro Guest

    As you can see my PC isn't the fastest out there. I am thinking about upgrading my mobo, cpu, and ram. Let me know what you think about these choices and if it will be compatible.

    CPU: 1x Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 Processor (Northwood) 2.4GHz, 533MHz FSB, Socket 478 Retail

    Motherboard: 1x Asus P4T533 RAID i850E P4 Socket478 400 / 533 FSB , 2 x 232-pin 32-bit RIMM 3200/4200 UDMA133 RAID w/ Audio / USB 2.0 ATX MB - Retail LINK

    RAM: 1x Samsung 256MB RDRAM 32bit 232-pins RIMM 4200 1066MHz LINK

    P.S. What do you think about 1 32 bit RIMM 4200 ram module instead of the conventional 2 RIMM 3200 ram modules?
  2. NetRyder

    NetRyder Tech Junkie Folding Team

    New York City
    Sounds great to me :D
  3. Pythro

    Pythro Guest

    What do you think of the RIMM 4200 RAM?
  4. Pythro

    Pythro Guest

    Do you think that will be widly accepted in the future and make RIMM 3200 a thing of the past?
  5. Pythro

    Pythro Guest

    I think I need a new power supply. Does anyone know of a good brand and how many watts you think I will need.
  6. pothitos

    pothitos Guest

    enermax , antec or vantec all make top quality PSU's, not sure how hungry P4 systems are as i dont run one so i cant tell you the wattage you need
  7. Geffy

    Geffy Moderator Folding Team

    United Kingdom
    Any quiet ones. Enermax or Antec I would say
  8. Pythro

    Pythro Guest

    How many watts will I need? 2 HD and 2 CD roms
  9. Nick M

    Nick M Moderator

    I would get Antec if I were you.
  10. apu95

    apu95 Caffeine-->Code Converter

    Montreal, Canada
    i think any upgrade is a good upgrade....as long as the pieces/software/whatever is better than what u have...

    just look at the piece of crap im running and youll see
  11. Gary Pandher

    Gary Pandher Moderator

    400 i guess if u planin on upgradin in the future... too
    otherwise.....prolly 350 could handle it all nicely
  12. Pythro

    Pythro Guest

    Do you think I am gonna get stuck with the RIMM 4200 Ram, and its not going to be the standard in the future?