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What part of my computer should I upgrade next?
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What part of my computer should I upgrade next?

After I upgrade the PSU, which part should I upgrade and why.
Should I upgrade:

- MOBO/RAM/CPU (along with an SATA DVD/CD player thingy and a new case)

- Graphics Card

- Just get a bigger case for now

- Get a new HDD

- Get an SSD.

the CPU on the computer is an Intel Core 2 Duo(one of the earlier ones too). The mobo is one that comes with the MPC Clientpro 385. I have 4 GB of DDR2 RAM. The HDD is 160 GB SATA, the graphics card itself is an Nvidia Series 8 (8400) GS edition.

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What part of my computer should I upgrade next?

160 GB only?

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What part of my computer should I upgrade next?

It servers my purposes at the moment. Hell I'm on a 60 GB HDD right now.

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What part of my computer should I upgrade next?

Believe me, it won't last long.

Unless you don't aim to figure out how to squeeze 40 video games onto it along with other stuff like I tried.

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What part of my computer should I upgrade next?

Well then again my laptop(which I am using) only has 512 MB RAM, Onboard Graphics, a firewire port, is an HP, runs windows XP, and has a Pentium M processor. So I can't play many games, but at the same time I don't plan on playing many games.


Edit: also I do plan on using RAID (either 1, 5, 6, or 1+0 (1+0 has both features of 1 and 0, but if a drive fails it becomes RAID 1)), and, at least, one External Hard-drive at some point.

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What part of my computer should I upgrade next?

I don't know. I'd spring for a new mobo if I were you, but that's just me.

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What part of my computer should I upgrade next?

Yeah I was thinking to spring for a new Mobo so I can get an i3(at the very least I kinda want an i7 if possible) CPU. Also I want to move away from DDR2 RAM ASAP.

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What part of my computer should I upgrade next?

Yeah, MOBO. Foundation for better upgrades in the future.
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What part of my computer should I upgrade next?

HDD. My 2005 PC has more space!

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What part of my computer should I upgrade next?

Meh I got the HDD for cheap(and it's a seagate), however I don't care that much about space.

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RE: What part of my computer should I upgrade next?

Download more RAM.

Hello, traveler.

This is an ancient account I have not used in a long time. My views have changed much in the intervening months and years.

Nonetheless, I refuse to clean it up. Pretending that I've held my current views since the beginning of time is what we in the industry call a lie. Asking people to do so contributes to moralistic self-loathing. "See, those people have nothing damning! I do! I'm truly vile!"

Because you can never be a good person with a single blemish on the moral record, I thought that simply entertaining some thoughts made me irredeemable. Though I don't care for his writing style, William Faulkner presents a good counterexample. He went from being a typical Southern racist to supporting the civil rights movement. These days we'd yell at him for that, probably.

People are allowed to change their views.

Nevertheless, this period of my life has informed some of how I am today. In good ways and bad ways. To purge it would be to do a disservice to history. Perhaps it will not make anyone sympathetic, but it may help someone understand.

If, after reading all this, you still decide to use the post above as evidence that I am evil today, ask yourself if you have never disagreed with the moral code you now follow. In all likelihood you did, at some point. If some questions are verboten, and the answer is "how dare you ask that," don't expect your ideological opponents to ever change their minds.
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RE: What part of my computer should I upgrade next?

(05-06-2014 10:00 AM)no Wrote:  Download more RAM.
Why waste time with that? You can just find more in your PC by deleting System32! Sadly, it doesn't work on Windows 9x, MS-DOS, Linux, Mac OSX, or Mac OS.

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