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#1 screamingb

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Posted 19 February 2005 - 10:34 PM

Hi, we recently purchased a refurbished computer and would like to increase the RAM and possibly the CPU? and we were wondering if anyone could assist us by telling us what we would need to buy for the following....thanks Kim

Gigabyte GA-6VM7A+ ver3.2 Motherboard

P3 866 CPU

128 Mb SDRAM

20 g Hard Disk Drive (no bad sectors)

CD Rom 52x

Floppy Disk

Rage 3D Video 8Mb AGP

OB Sound

1x Serial, 1x Printer Port

2 x USB Port Back

PS 2 mouse port

PS 2 Keyboard port

Tower With ATX Power supp

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Posted 20 February 2005 - 10:49 AM

If you are running windows ME or 98 I would leave the RAM as is. If you are running XP I would go to www.crucial.com and buy another 128 meg. The best thing you could do is upgrade the video card to either 32 meg or 64 meg. You can get one of these cards at a real economical price now.
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#3 screamingb

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Posted 20 February 2005 - 07:39 PM

thank you very much for your reply....it is greatly appreciated. Cheers Kim

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Posted 20 February 2005 - 10:23 PM

You will get most "bang for the buck" by purchasing additonal RAM; for most general purposes such as surfing the NET, some word processing, etc., you will see the most improvement in speed by using more RAM.
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Posted 22 February 2005 - 10:15 PM

You may want to send your info and motherboard specs to

Ram Guy <Ramguy@corsairmemory.com and let them advise you of the proper ram.
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