upgrade Tags: CRT Monitors Windows XP Peripherals Last response: February 8, 2003 12:34 AM in Computer Peripherals Share joeyzt February 5, 2003 9:35:08 AM i have 2 possible options here for my budget, option 1 Athlon XP 2200+ t-bred Asus A7N8X-Deluxe 128Mb Chaintech GT20 Ti4200 Scan '2010' ATX Midi Tower 350W Corsair XMS 2 x 256Mb DDR 400MHz PC3200 MSI Dragonwriter CDRW 48 x 16 x 48 price £700 $1120 option 2 XP 2200+ t-bred Gigabyte GA-7VAX KT400 128Mb Chaintech GT20 Ti4200 Ge-Force 4 DVi TV Out 19" - CRT Vision Master Pro 454 256Mb PC2700 (PC333) DDR Memory (Major) jnc 300W very cheap case and PSU £700 $1120 i have a 17'' monitor already (at least 3 years old) its ok but i guessing the VM 454 would be much better. i want the machine for mainly gaming surfing, etc. any opinions ?? <P ID="edit"><FONT SIZE=-1><EM>Edited by joeyzt on 02/05/03 06:41 AM.</EM></FONT></P> More about : upgrade rqvnia February 5, 2003 4:39:57 PM Looks good. I'd go with option 1 and get the Iiyama too. pricewatch.com, and go to http://forums.anandtech.com/categories.cfm?catid=40 for hot deals people find joeyzt February 7, 2003 10:43:09 PM If youve got a fairly old and cheapish mointor(17'' 4 years old), how much does this cancel out the graphics cards and other pc components ability to produce good quality fast picture ? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer ClyssaN February 8, 2003 12:34:43 AM option 2 for sure, a 19 CRT is a most Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solved$400 Budget, Can I upgrade my parts or should I build a new PC? Forum SolvedWanting to upgrade my GPU Forum SolvedBudget upgrade for Radeon 7950? Forum SolvedUpgrade processor or graphics card? Forum SolvedNeed help with an upgrade Forum SolvedLooking to upgrade weakest link for PC Forum SolvedGpu upgrade: MSI 7750 1gb ddr5 oc v2 or MSI gtx 650 1gb ddr5 oc v1 Forum SolvedUpgrade Satellite C55-A5300 Processor (and graphics?) Forum SolvedShould I upgrade my ancient HTPC? Forum SolvedDeciding which parts I need to upgrade. Help? Forum SolvedGaming PC Upgrade Forum SolvedUpgrade to 64-bit Win7. Lot of doubts Forum SolvedUpgrade Memory on a Modified HP Pavilion a6110n Desktop PC Forum Solvedcan i upgrade my processor?? Forum SolvedWhat can I upgrade my A10 5750M to? Forum SolvedSuggest me an upgrade! Forum SolvedUpgrade from my gtx 295? Gtx 480 or 550 ti? Forum SolvedAurora R3 upgrade??????? Forum SolvedUpgrade apu or get new cpu entirely. Forum SolvedHelp with PSU Upgrade Forum More resources Read discussions in other Computer Peripherals categories Printers CRT Monitors Flat Panel Monitors Digital Cameras Webcams Scanners Logitech !